Odisha alerts district collectors on possible flooding

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted a heavy downpour in several districts of the state in the next three days.

Sep 05, 2019, 20:23 PM IST

Kandhamal Lok Sabha Constituency of Odisha: Full list of candidates, polling dates

Here is the full list of candidates contesting the Lok Sabha election in 2019 from Kandhamal Lok Sabha Constituency of Odisha.


Apr 08, 2019, 18:10 PM IST

Kandhamal Lok Sabha Constituency

In 2014 Lok Sabha election, Hemendra Chandra Singh was declared winner from this seat. 

Apr 08, 2019, 11:36 AM IST

Odisha: 8 killed, over 25 critically injured after truck overturns in Kandhamal

Eight people were killed and over 25 people critically injured after a truck overturned in Odisha's Kandhamal district on Monday. The mishap took place at Poiguda ghat near Baliguda in Kandhamal. 

Jan 22, 2019, 13:33 PM IST

Maoists ambush security forces near Kandhamal, one Special Operations Group jawan martyred

One jawan belonging to the Special Operations Group (SOG) was martyred in an encounter with Maoists near Kandhamal district of Odisha on Sunday evening.

Jun 05, 2017, 12:19 PM IST

The Story of Nikash Kanhar: Virat Kohli's die-hard fan braves odds to support India captain

The 33-year old private bus conductor has met his idol Kohli four times

Jan 23, 2017, 00:05 AM IST

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

Odisha govt has "nexus" with Maoists: BJP probe team

Five tribals, including three women and an one-year-old child, were killed on July 8 in what police said was a crossfire during its operation against Maoists.

Jul 26, 2016, 21:33 PM IST

Congress to raise Kandhamal killings in Parliament

Asking Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to own responsibility for the death of five persons in Kandhamal, Congress said it would raise the issue in Parliament as such killings in the name of anti-naxal drive shows BJD regime's "anti-tribal and anti-dalit" psyche.

Jul 24, 2016, 16:25 PM IST

BJD in understanding with naxals, alleges BJP

Describing the Kandhamal tragedy as a grim chapter involving killing of helpless and innocent people, the BJP delegation alleged that Naveen Patnaik government was not at all serious about the incident.

Jul 17, 2016, 00:45 AM IST

Cong team in Kandhamal, party workers-police clash near DGP office

The clash between Congress workers and police personnel took place when demonstrators protesting against the Kandhamal incident of July 8 were prevented from entering the high security office premises.

Jul 16, 2016, 00:18 AM IST

SOP not adhered during Kandhamal encounter: Oraon

Chairman of National Commission for Scheduled Tribes rejected the police version that the villagers were caught in the crossfire.

Jul 14, 2016, 00:29 AM IST

Fake encounter in Kandhamal: BJP chief Amit Shah forms committee over killing of tribals

BJP President Amit Shah on Tuesday constituted a committee of three MPs to look into the killing of five tribals in Kandhamal as the party rejected the Odisha police' claim that they were killed in a crossfire involving Maoists and demanded a probe by a High Court judge.

Jul 12, 2016, 20:09 PM IST

Odisha government officer reveals her transgender identity

A 32-year-old Odisha government gazetted officer on Monday made public her transgender identity.

Dec 22, 2015, 13:48 PM 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

151 infants die in Kendrapara hospitals in 4 months

As many as 151 infants died in different hospitals here between April and July, reflecting a grim infant and child health care situation in Odisha which recently reported an alarming rate of deaths of newborns in Cuttack and Kandhamal.

Sep 08, 2015, 15:33 PM IST

154 infants die in 4 months in Kandhamal hospitals

As many as 154 infants died in different hospitals in Kandhamal between April and July, reflecting the abysmal state of infant and child health care in the tribal-dominated district, which did not have even one paediatrician till last month.

Sep 03, 2015, 13:00 PM IST

Three held for raping minor in Odhisa

 Three persons were arrested for allegedly gangraping a minor tribal girl in Khajuripada area of Odisha's Kandhamal district, police said today.

Jun 18, 2015, 14:21 PM IST

Kandhamal to ensure water supply near residential schools

 To ensure proper water supply, the administration in Kandhamal district has decided to construct check dams over springs and nullahs near residential schools functioning under the ST and SC welfare department.

Apr 23, 2015, 12:07 PM IST

Woman gets married to unfaithful lover through counseling

 A 26-year-old woman on Saturday succeeded in marrying an Odisha government officer who allegedly disowned their pre-marital relationship before the state women's commission and senior police officials intervened, in Odisha's Kandhamal district.

Mar 21, 2015, 22:45 PM IST