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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Heavy rains cause flood-like situation in Kalahandi

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

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.

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.

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.

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.