One killed in house collapse
Thursday, July 25, 2013
Phulbani: A woman died and an old man was critically injured when a wall of their mud and thatched house collapsed following incessant rains in Kandhamal district, police said on Wednesday.
The incident occurred when the victims belonging to a BPL family were asleep in ...
Cong panel to probe Kandhamal nun rape case
Thursday, July 18, 2013
Bhubaneswar: Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee president Jayadev Jena on Wednesday constituted a fact finding committee to probe into the gang-rape of trainee nun of Bramhanigaon in Kandhamal district and to submit a report by July 21.
Former Advocate General Jayant Das...
Three IRB jawans suspended for thrashing locals
Tuesday, July 02, 2013
Phulbani: Three jawans of the India Reserve Battalion (IRB) were suspended on charge of misbehaviour and excesses at G Udayagiri in Kandhamal district, the police said on Sunday.
The disciplinary action was initiated against them by the local IRB commandant...
OSRTC to ply buses in 8 Maoist-hit blocks
Wednesday, June 26, 2013
Phulbani: Odisha State Road Transport Corporation (OSRTC) has decided to open an unit at Baliguda to ply buses. "The people in Maoist-hit blocks like Daringbadi, Kotagarh, Tumudibandha, Raikia and Chakapad will be benefited," said sub-collector Prem Chand Chowdhury.
Maoists call bandh in 3 districts
Wednesday, June 12, 2013
Phulbani: The CPI (Maoist) Ghumusar Division, active in southern districts of Odisha, has given a bandh call tomorrow in three districts.
The shut down will be observed in Kandhamal, Rayagada and Gajapati, according to banner and posters pasted at places by the outlawed outfi...
Odisha Court acquits three in Kandhamal riot case
Wednesday, March 06, 2013
Phulbani: A fast track court has acquitted three persons in a case relating to the killing of a physically handicapped youth during the 2008 Kandhamal riots.
Additional Sessions Judge of Fast Track Court-I, Sobhan Kumar Dash, yesterday acquitted Bidesi Nayak, Susila Sah...
Odisha Court sentences 12 to RI for role in Kandhamal riots
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Phulbani: A Fast Track court today sentenced 12 people to six years' imprisonment after they were convicted of being involved in the violence during 2008 riots in Kandhamal district.
Additional Session Judge BN Mishra of Fast Track Court-II also imposed Rs 5,000 each as fine on the ...
Odisha: 13 get 6-year RI in Kandhamal riots case
Monday, October 22, 2012
A fast track court has sentenced 13 persons to six years rigorous imprisonment for their involvement in the 2008 Kandhamal riots.
Pronouncing the judgement yesterday, the court of additional sessions Judge (Fast Track Court-1) Sobhan Kumar Das acquitted six othe...
Odisha Police arrested KSSS leader for harassing job seekers
Thursday, October 11, 2012
Phulbani: The local court today remanded the tribal leader and president of Kui Samaj Samanyoya Samiti (KSSS) Lambodar Kanhar to jail after rejecting his bail petitions.
Earlier in the day, Kanhar was arrested by the police from his residence on the charge of assault on j...
Odisha: Bandh affects normal life in Phulbani
Friday, September 07, 2012
: Normal life was affected at this district headquarter town of Kandhamal as shops and business establishments remained closed during a bandh called against alleged corruption in health department and hospitals.
Shops, markets, commercial organisations and petrol ...
Odisha court acquitted 25 accused in Kandhamal riot case
Friday, June 29, 2012
Phulbani: Twenty-five persons allegedly involved in the Kandhamal communal riots in Odisha in 2008 were acquitted by a local court due to lack of proper evidence against them.
Additional Sessions Judge (Fast Track) B N Mishra yesterday acquitted 25 persons who were booked...
Odisha: Tiffin bomb detected, defused in Kandhamal
Friday, June 29, 2012
Phulbani: Security personnel on Wednesday detected a tiffin bomb which was planted by Maoists under a low-level bridge near Padipanga village in Kandhamal district.
Sources said CRPF jawans found the tiffin bomb during combing operation near Padipanga village in Srira...
Odisha: PRIs and Media persons met together in a common Platform
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Report by OrissaDiary.com bureau; Phulbani: On 24th April 2012 a district level media interface programme was organised jointly by SWATI, JAGRUTI and MGYS at Sambadik Bhawan, Phulbani. In this programme near about 47 persons from PRIs, Media and CSOs came together to celebrate th...
Odisha: 9 acquitted in two Kandhamal riot cases
Saturday, April 07, 2012
Fast Track Court II Judge BN Mishra on Friday acquitted all nine persons in two separate cases of arson due to lack of evidence.
One Pramod Naik of village Sarusinangia under G Udayagiri police station had lodged complaint with the local police against three pe...
Odisha: Two sentenced in Kandhamal riot case
Tuesday, April 03, 2012
A fast-track court here has sentenced two persons to rigorous imprisonment for three years for arson and rioting during Kandhamal riots in 2008.
Additional Sessions Judge B N Mishra also imposed a fine of Rs 500 for each of the convict on Saturday.