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Naveen Patnaik changes Bolangir nominee

Last Updated: Thursday, March 20, 2014, 15:37

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.

Odisha contractor chops off workers` hands, manhunt on

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 17, 2013, 14:39

The Odisha Police have launched a manhunt to nab a labour contractor and his four henchmen who allegedly chopped off the hands of two migrant workers two days ago, a police official said.

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

Last Updated: Saturday, September 28, 2013, 16:40

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

Iron supplements leave 10 more Odisha students ill

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 25, 2013, 22:11

Ten more students in Odisha fell ill Wednesday after consuming iron supplements, a day after 113 students of another school were hospitalised for consuming the iron pills.

Maoist ultra killed in encounter in Odisha

Last Updated: Friday, September 06, 2013, 22:48

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.

Five die in clash over land dispute in Odisha

Last Updated: Sunday, July 14, 2013, 20:34

Five members of a family were killed in a clash between two tribal families over land dispute in Odisha`s Bolangir district on Sunday, police said.

Four killed in stone quarry blast in Odisha

Last Updated: Thursday, June 06, 2013, 13:47

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

Last Updated: Thursday, May 23, 2013, 12:56

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

Last Updated: Monday, April 08, 2013, 22:22

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

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 15, 2013, 14:57

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

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 11, 2012, 17:04

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

Last Updated: Monday, January 23, 2012, 22:22

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