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Naveen Patnaik changes Bolangir nominee

Barely a month after election of senior BJD leader AU Singhdeo to Rajya Sabha, party supremo and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announced his candidature from Bolangir Assembly seat.

BJP suspends 3 leaders, blames BJD for defeat in urban polls

The Odisha Unit of BJP has suspended three members of the party`s state executive for alleged indiscipline and indulging in anti-party activities.

Maoist ultra killed in encounter in Odisha

Security personnel Friday gunned down a Maoist ultra during an encounter with the rebels at a forested area under Khaprakhol police station in Odisha`s Bolangir district.

Four killed in stone quarry blast in Odisha

Four persons were killed when an explosion occurred at a stone quarry in Odisha`s Bolangir district, police said on Thursday.

Odisha: 5 people killed, 38 injured in bus mishap

At least five persons, including two women, were killed and 38 others injured when a bus carrying them dashed against a tree and caught fire in Odisha`s Bolangir district early today, police said.

Heatwave to continue for next 48 hours in Odisha: IMD

A 45-year-old farmer died of sunstroke as Odisha continued to reel under heatwave with the mercury level hovering around 40 degrees celsius in most of the places.

Animals sacrificed in Odisha despite govt ban

Tribal villagers sacrificed hundreds of animals, including roosters, goats, sheep and buffaloes, Tuesday in a village in Odisha as part of an annual religious ceremony despite a government ban on animal slaughter.

Maoists kill son of BJD leader

Barely three days after the killing of a former Naib Sarpanch in Malkangiri district, armed Maoists killed the son of a ruling BJD leader and block Chairman in Bolangir district early on Wednesday.

Thirty Dalit houses torched in Orissa

Over thirty thatched
houses belonging to dalits were set afire allegedly by upper
caste people at Lathore in Bolangir district, police said.

Couple charred to death in Bolangir district

A couple was charred to
death after their thatched house caught fire in Orissa`s
Bolangir district, police said Tuesday.