Kandhamal district

Security official killed, 7 injured in Maoist ambush in Odisha

“Our boys are on high morale and have given a befitting reply to the Maoists," Director General of Police K B Singh after visiting the attack site.

Jun 05, 2017, 20:32 PM IST
Action to be taken in the Kandhamal Police firing incident: CM

Action to be taken in the Kandhamal Police firing incident: CM

Patnaik said the incident took place at Gumudumaha village under Baliguda block of Kandhamal district during an anti-Maoist operation by SOG personnel on July 8.

Sep 26, 2016, 22:58 PM IST

Justice Naidu Commission submits report on Kandhamal riots

Justice AS Naidu Commission probing the 2008 ethno-communal riot in Odisha's Kandhamal district in which at least 38 people were killed, on Tuesday submitted its report to the state government.

Dec 22, 2015, 15:59 PM IST

Odisha: Labourer held for raping tribal woman

A 22-year-old daily labourer was arrested for allegedly raping a tribal woman from Dumuripada in Kandhamal district, police said on Wednesday.

Feb 18, 2015, 15:18 PM IST

25% polling for Kandhamal Lok Sabha bypoll till 11 am

An estimated 25 percent of the electorate cast their votes in the first four hours of polling for by-election to Odisha's communally sensitive Kandhamal Lok Sabha constituency on Wednesday.

Oct 15, 2014, 09:11 AM IST

CBI probe into VHP leader Saraswati killing demanded

Six years after VHP leader Laxmanananda Saraswati was gunned down in Odisha`s Kandhamal district, an organisation on Sunday demanded a CBI probe into his killing.

Aug 18, 2014, 00:34 AM IST

Odisha official suspended for campaigning for BJD

An official in Odisha`s Kandhamal district was placed under suspension after a probe found that he was campaigning in favour of the state`s ruling Biju Janata Dal, an official said.

Mar 31, 2014, 12:41 PM IST

5 held for forging caste certificates in Odisha

Five persons, including a woman teacher and her father, were arrested in Odisha`s Kandhamal district on Monday on charges of forging their caste certificates and getting government benefits.

Jan 14, 2014, 11:48 AM IST

Flow of tourists to Daringbadi gains momentum

Flow of tourists to Daringbadi, described as `Kashmir of Odisha`, has gained momentum with the hill town in Kandhamal district experiencing cold wave.

Dec 16, 2013, 12:24 PM IST

Swami Lakshmananda murder case: Life imprisonment for eight convicts

A court in Odisha sentenced all convicts in the 2008 murder of VHP leader Swami Laxmananda Saraswati and four of his aides in Kandhamal district to life imprisonment.

Oct 03, 2013, 12:44 PM IST

Two school girls killed in wall collapse in Odisha

Two minor girls were killed and one injured when the parapet of a hostel building of a government-run residential school collapsed in Odisha`s Kandhamal district, officials said.

Sep 30, 2013, 10:01 AM IST

Tribals bury lightning victims in cowdung to "de-poison" them

Driven by superstition, relatives of two tribals, who died due to lightning, kept the bodies in a heap of cowdung hoping them to resurrect.

Sep 16, 2013, 15:57 PM IST

One dead, another critically injured in house collapse in Odisha

A woman died when a wall of their mud and thatched house collapsed following incessant rains in Odisha`s Kandhamal district.

Jul 24, 2013, 15:03 PM IST

One more arrest in trainee nun gang-rape case

A woman was held in the trainee nun gang-rape case on Tuesday, taking the total number of arrests to three.

Jul 16, 2013, 19:08 PM IST

Odisha: Security forces seize weapons stockpiled by Maoists

Security forces on Tuesday seized a huge cache of weapons and explosive materials stocked by Maoists in a forest in Odisha`s Kandhamal district.

Sep 11, 2012, 20:43 PM IST

Tight security in Kandhamal for Saraswati`s death anniv

Saraswati and four of his associates were gunned down by unidentified miscreants at Jalespeta ashram in Kandhamal district on August 23, 2008.

Aug 22, 2012, 22:50 PM IST

No word on progress on release of Odisha hostages

The deadline given by Maoist
mediators for resumption of talks in the Italian hostage
crisis ends Friday evening but there has been no word from the
government so far.

Mar 30, 2012, 20:46 PM IST

Tourist’s abduction: India in touch with Italy

Two Italian tourists have reportedly been taken hostage by Maoists in Odisha`s Kandhamal district.

Mar 18, 2012, 13:29 PM IST

Maoist bandh disrupts traffic in Orissa

Vehicular traffic was disrupted in Maoist-hit areas in Kandhamal district on Thursday, the first day of the two-day bandh called by Maoists.

Feb 16, 2012, 18:14 PM IST

Orissa: Man dies of suspected anthrax

One person from Kandhamal district who was undergoing treatment for suspected Anthrax, died at a hospital.

Jun 19, 2011, 19:54 PM IST