While the BJP protested at Jayashri square by burning tyres and blocking the Nimapara-Pipili and Nimapara-Balipatna road, the Congress gheraoed the official residence of Dash in Bhubaneswar.
The Nabarangpur district administration also clamped section 144 in the area for the next 48 hours to ward off any untoward situation as tension prevailed in the locality following the lathi charge
In times of digital world and digital India, the panchayats are still lacking mobile connectivity which lead villagers to remain cut off from rest of the world. They had made several complaints to district administration in this regard but in vain.
The protestors blocked the road at College Square by keeping the body of the deceased since last evening. They demanded compensation for the bereaved family and action against the concerned driver.
Locals staged a road blockade at Poda Bastia square on the Baripada-Udala road in Mayurbhanj district over death of a man due to alleged medical negligence bringing the vehicular movement to a grinding halt
Students of Mohanpasi Primary School under Parjanga block in Dhenkanal district staged a road blockade on NH 149 disruptingthe vehicular communication for hours.
Malkangiri: Opposing delay in paddy procurement at different mandis in Malkangiri district, members of the Zilla Adivasi Mahasangh today hit the streets and staged road blockades by placing paddy sacks near ten different mandis across the district. As per the allegations of the Mahasangh, despite tough weather conditions, the farmers have been waiting for millers […]
Balasore: Hundreds of vehicles remained stranded on both sides of National Highway-16 at Khantapada in Balasore district today after residents of Suthanga village staged a road blockade demanding immediate repair of pothole-filled roads in the area. Despite the rush on the national highway due to the Maha Navami today, commuters were left stranded for around […]
Paradip: Vehicular traffic on the road leading to Paradip oil terminal was affected today as residents of Bauria Palanda staged a road blockade demanding compensation for losses incurred due to incessant rain. According to sources, trucks and tankers going towards depots of different oil companies in Paradip could not reach their destination on account of […]
Bolangir: Tension prevailed at Gandhinagar Chhak in Bolangir town today after a group of locals blocked road by placing the body of a college girl who was mowed down by a truck earlier in the day. The agitators demanded adequate compensation for family of the deceased and construction of a bypass road in the town. […]
Boudh/ Sundargarh: One person lost his life in a road accident at Chari Chhak Bazaar under Puruna Cuttack police limits in Boudh today. The deceased has been identified as Ganesh Behera of Gunduribida village. Following the mishap, locals staged a road blockade on National Highway-57 demanding compensation for the kin of the deceased. According to […]
Dhenkanal: Palpable tension prevailed at Lodhani village under Parjang police limits here after a woman was killed today in an elephant attack. The deceased has been identified as Nirupama Biswal. As per sources, the incident occurred when Nirupama had gone for a walk early in the morning. Soon after the incident, irate locals staged a […]
Kalahandi: Vehicular movement on the National Highway-26 came to a grinding halt after hundreds of farmers staged a road blockade at Ampani near Dharmagarh in the district today over various demands including drought-hit status for Koksara block. According to sources hundreds of farmers under the aegis of Koksara Farmers’ Sachetana Mancha staged an economic blockade […]
Rourkela: Tension prevailed in Rourkela after two persons were killed in a road mishap on NH-143 near Balughat on Saturday. The deceased have been identified as Sambhu Sethi and his son Muna Sethi. According to reports, Sambhu was a truck driver while his son assisted him as a helper. Both were knocked down by a […]
Bhadrak: Normal life has been affected in the district due to a 12-hour bandh called by the Zilla Unnayan Sangharsh Samiti today demanding a medical college and hospital in the district. According to reports, different organisations have been observing a peaceful shutdown from 6 AM to 6 PM to press for establishment of a medical […]