Hundreds of animals sacrificed at Chhatar Jatra in Odisha despite Supreme Court ban

Hundreds of animals sacrificed at Chhatar Jatra in Odisha despite Supreme Court ban

Several animals were sacrificed at the Devi Manikeswari Peetha in Odisha's Kalahandi district on Thursday on the occasion of Chhatar Jatra, despite a ban by the Supreme Court.

Sep 29, 2017, 06:09 AM IST

RPF jawan pushed out of moving train in Odisha

Thakur was first taken to Kesinga health centre and later shifted to Bhawanipatana for treatment. 

Aug 31, 2016, 15:39 PM IST

Odisha officials harassing man who carried wife's corpse: Complaint

A complaint has been filed against the District Collector and Chief District Medical Officer (CDMO) of Odisha's Kalahandi for allegedly harassing the tribal man who walked for 10 km with his wife's body on his shoulders after he was denied a hearse.

Aug 29, 2016, 00:30 AM IST

Drought-like situation in 12 Odisha districts

 Odisha Revenue Minister Bijoyshree Routary on Wednesday said that 12 districts in the state are facing a drought-like situation and have suffered more than 33 percent crop loss.

Oct 14, 2015, 19:38 PM IST

Maoist killed during gun battle with police in Odisha

A Maoist was killed in a fierce exchange of fire with the police during an anti-naxal operation inside dense forests in Kalahandi district on Sunday.

Mar 08, 2015, 23:21 PM IST

Four missing as boat capsizes in Odisha`s Indravati reservoir

At least four persons were missing when a boat ferrying them capsized in Indravati reservoir in Odisha`s Kalahandi district Wednesday, police said.

Aug 20, 2014, 15:57 PM IST

Vedanta to await local consent for Indian bauxite mine

Vedanta Resources Plc said on Friday it will not mine bauxite from the Niyamgiri hills in Odisha until it has the consent of local communities.

May 09, 2014, 15:47 PM IST

Bandh called by pro Vedanta group affects life in Lanjigarh

Normal life was affected during a bandh observed at Lanjigarh in Odisha`s Kalahandi district on Friday demanding provision of bauxite mining facilities to Vedanta for smooth running of its alumina plant.

Jan 17, 2014, 15:21 PM IST

Maoists burn road construction vehicles in Odisha

An armed group of Maoists attacked a road construction site and burnt vehicles used for road laying work at Miangpadar in Kalahandi district, police said Tuesday.

Oct 22, 2013, 15:59 PM IST

1,731 houses damaged in Kalahandi floods

With flood waters of Hati river receding in most places of Kalahandi, district administration said a total 1,731 houses have been affected.

Jun 26, 2013, 22:46 PM IST

Hundreds evacuated after flooding in Odisha

At least 1,500 people have been shifted to safer places in Odisha after flood waters swamped their homes, a minister said on Tuesday.

Jun 25, 2013, 19:33 PM IST

Heavy rains cause flood-like situation in Kalahandi

Heavy monsoon rain has caused flood-like situation in Odisha`s Kalahandi district, official sources said.

Jun 13, 2013, 21:16 PM IST

Naveen described as Lord Krishna, OPCC prez claims Arjun tag

Ahead of Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik completing 13 straight years in office, minister described him as `Lord Krishna` while opposition Congress termed ruling BJD as `Kauravas` of Mahabharat.

Mar 04, 2013, 23:06 PM IST

Six killed in road accident in Odisha

At least six people of a marriage party were killed and 30 others injured when a truck overturned in Odisha`s Nabarangpur district early on Friday.

Feb 15, 2013, 18:21 PM IST

Court rejects Vedanta plea for alumina refinery expansion

The Orissa High Court Tuesday dismissed a petition of Vedanta Aluminum Ltd which sought to quash the central government's notification stalling expansion of its refinery project in the state, a lawyer said.

Jul 19, 2011, 13:22 PM IST

MLA launches dharna demanding rail wagon factory in Kalahandi

Demanding establishment of the proposed rail wagon factory in backward Kalahandi
district, Congress MLA Gobardhan Dash launched a dharna in front of Mahatma Gandhi`s statue in the premises of the Orissa Assembly.

Apr 04, 2011, 20:14 PM IST

Central team visits drought-hit areas of Kalahandi

A four-member
central team today visited drought-affected areas in Orissa`s
backward Kalahandi district to assess the situation.

Jan 08, 2010, 00:41 AM IST