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Road Blockade
Students Hit Streets Protesting School Merger Plan In Dhenkanal

Students of Mohanpasi Primary School under Parjanga block in Dhenkanal district staged a road blockade on NH 149 disruptingthe vehicular communication for hours.

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Youth ‘Abducted’ By Sarpanch’s Kin, Villagers Block Road In Cuttack

Tension prevailed at Mahakalabasta village as locals stageed a road blockade on Old Cuttack-Sambalpur road near the village on Tuesday, protesting alleged abduction of a youth of their village.

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Odisha: Dispute Between Villagers Denies Cremation To Body In Kandhamal

Phulbani: Tension flared up near Majumaha village under Raikia Police limits here on Thursday after a group of locals staged dharna on the road accusing another community in the village for denying them rights in cremating a local resident in the graveyard. As per reports, the relatives of Gondala Digal who passed away Wednesday evening […]

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Maoists Observe 'Bandh' In Odisha, Communication Disrupted In Some Places

Bhawanipatna: Commuters encountered major problem as Maoists observed ‘bandh’ by blocking roads in several parts of Odisha including Karlapat Sanctuary near Jakum under Kalahandi district on Monday. As per reports, the extremists blocked Thuamul-Rampur-Bhawanipatna road with uprooted trees and prohibited communication on the route protesting the attack on their leader Barbara by security forces. The […]

Cuttack: Locals, Patient Stage Road Block Over Medical Negligence
Cuttack: Locals, Patient Stage Road Block Over Medical Negligence

Cuttack: Vehicular movement on the Banki-Baideswar main road was disrupted on Wednesday morning after locals staged a road block near Botalama by making a patient sleep in the middle of the road over alleged medical negligence. According to sources, one of the villagers had been admitted to the SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack […]

Home Guard 'Thrashes' Villager: Locals Stage Protest Demanding Arrest OF Accused
Home Guard 'Thrashes' Villager: Locals Stage Protest Demanding Arrest OF Accused

Kandhamal: Vehicular movement on National Highway 59 disrupted on Sunday after people in large numbers blocked the road demanding the arrest of a home guard working in Daringbadi police station. According to sources, the home guard identified as Ratnakara Nayak allegedly thrashed one Prakash Pradhan of Burjubadi area on September 22 for no reason. Irate […]

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Substandard Road Construction Fumes Locals In Koraput

Koraput: Locals of Kanagaon and Kamuganda villages in the district today staged a road blockade alleging substandard construction of road from Hatasrupalli chhak to Kamuganda. Moreover, the culvert has been constructed with heaps of soil and a layer of cement over it, they alleged. “The officials have violated the standards of road construction which is […]

Road-Blockade
Villagers Protest Illegal Felling Of Trees In Odisha

Sambalpur: Protesting illegal felling of trees, locals of Khamarbahal and Machadihi village in Rairakhol blocked Sambalpur-Kisinda road near Machadihi on Sunday. Hundreds of vehicles were stranded on both sides of the Sambalpur-Kisinda road due to the road blockade. The villagers reportedly resorted to such blockade as the local administration didn’t pay heed to their repeated […]

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BJP Stages Road Blockade In Deogarh Over Poor Condition Of NH

Deogarh: Vehicular movement on National Highway-49 have been affected due to a dawn-to-dusk road blockade observed by members of the Deogarh district unit of BJP today. The agitators led by Deogarh BJP MLA Subash Chandra Panigrahi have been demanding immediate repair of the NH passing through Deogarh town. They alleged because of poor condition of the […]

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Minister Paints Rosy Picture Of Paddy Procurement In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Minister of Food Supplies & Consumer Welfare, Ranendra Pratap Swain, on Wednesday expressed assurance that the paddy procurement centres in Odisha are operating according to the guidelines and instructions laid down by his department. Answering to Opposition’s questions on paddy procurement issues in the State, the minister confidently said that with the arrangements done […]

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Tension in Khurda village as missing minor boy found dead

Khurda: Tension ran high at Kodabereni village under Begunia police limits of Khurda district after locals staged a road blockade on Baghamari-Kantilo main road following the recovery of body of a minor boy this morning. The 16-year-old boy who was missing since last five days was reportedly found dead near a bush in the village. […]

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Resentment over lack of power supply post Cyclone Fani brews in Odisha

Jagatsingpur/Bhubaneswar: Resentment is now brewing among people of several parts of Odisha that were ravaged by cyclone Fani over non-restoration of electricity supply.Demanding immediate restoration of power supply, hundreds of locals of Chapada panchayat in Jagatsingpur district staged a road blockade on Cuttack-Paradip road today. Vehicular movement on the route was affected as the agitators […]

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Cyclone Fani Aftermath: Protests in Bhubaneswar over lack of electricity, drinking water

Bhubaneswar: Demanding supply of drinking water and electricity, hundreds of cyclone Fani-affected residents of Bhubaneswar staged road blockade in front of the Rail Sadan on Jayadev Vihar-Nandankanan Road today. The road blockade led to disruption in traffic movement on the route, which is considered to be one of the busiest roads in the capital city. […]

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Ammonia gas leak from cold storage triggers panic in Balasore

Balasore: Ammonia gas leakage from a cold storage triggered panic in Balasore town today. The incident was reported from ITI square. On being informed, fire tenders reached the spot and plugged the gas leakage, bringing the situation under control. As per reports, some locals spotted the leakage of ammonia gas from a cold storage. Though […]

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Road block staged over delay in creek project in Paradip

Jagatsinghpur: Irate locals from 29 panchayats under Kujang block in Paradip staged a road blockade today at Bhuta Mundai chhak demanding discharge of excess water from Haladipani creek. According to sources, the district administration is yet to take any steps for the construction of proposed siphon spillway(a short discharge pipe) and sluice gate to discharge […]

Biker loses life in road accident in Boudh

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 […]

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Farmers rail against delay in paddy procurement

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 […]

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Farmers hit streets over delay in paddy procurement

Malkangiri: Worried over the long delay in procurement of paddy at different mandis in Malkangiri, farmers today staged demonstration by placing gunny bags filled with paddy on Malkangiri-Jeypore road near Padmagiri in the district. According to sources, tonnes of paddy brought for sale by farmers from distant villages are lying outside the mandis for the […]

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Locals stage anti-liquor protest in Jagatsinghpur

Jagatsinghpur: Protesting lack of measures by the authorities to put a check on illegal sale of liquor, locals hit the streets by staging a road blockade at Dihasahi under Erasama block in the district today. According to sources, over hundreds of women from different self-help groups (SHGs) of the locality staged anti-liquor protest and blocked […]

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Wild Elephant tramples woman to death in Dhenkanal

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 […]

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Farmers take to streets demanding drought-hit status for Koksara

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 […]

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Two killed in road mishap in Rourkela; locals stage road 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 […]

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Locals block road with empty vessels in Koraput

Koraput: Palpable tension prevailed at Dashmantpur area in the district after locals staged a unique protest by placing empty vessels on the road alleging drinking water crisis in the area. Vehicular movement came to a grinding halt between Koraput to Dashmantpur on account of the protest. As per reports, a drinking water project was launched […]

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Dawn-to-dusk bandh paralyses normal life in Bhadrak

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 […]

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Tension in village near Puri after body of 7-year-old boy found in drain

Puri: Tension erupted in Gopalpur village near Puri after body of a seven-year-old boy was recovered from a drain today. According to reports, the deceased Ganesh Nayak had gone to the market to buy some stuff but did not return home. Later, his body was found floating in a drain. Subsequently, agitating locals placed body […]