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Koraput 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 Koraput Lok Sabha constituency of Odisha.

Apr 03, 2019, 15:21 PM IST

Koraput Lok Sabha Constituency

Koraput Constituency covers seven assembly segments.

Apr 01, 2019, 11:59 AM IST

Naxal carrying Rs 5 lakh reward on his head surrenders in Odisha

Gope surrendered and expressed desire to return to the social mainstream, the officer said.

Feb 25, 2019, 10:05 AM IST

Odisha MLA Krushna Chandra Sagaria resigns over Kunduli rape, says failed to ensure justice to victim

Koraput MLA Krushna Chandra Sagaria resigned from the Odisha State Assembly on Tuesday, claiming that he has no moral right to hold the position after failing to get justice for the Kundli gangrape victim who committed suicide earlier this year.

Oct 31, 2018, 07:02 AM IST

Odisha: Inter-state gang of dacoits busted in Koraput district

The police nabbed six persons from an abandoned building at Bariniput area when they were planning a dacoity.

Aug 20, 2018, 15:06 PM IST

Woman gives birth in drain after hospital 'denies admission'

A woman in Koraput gave birth in a drain near a hospital's canteen in Koraput in Odisha after allegedly being denied admission.

Dec 16, 2017, 15:58 PM IST

Tribal youth fight child marriage menace in Odisha district

Raimati Saunta of Gomokapadar village in Odisha's Koraput district had set an example for her peers five years ago when she refused to tie the knot at the tender age of 14.

Dec 06, 2017, 14:06 PM IST

Koraput gangrape: No evidence to prove rape, say medical reports

There is no evidence to prove that 14-old-girl of Kunduli in Koraput district was raped, the Human Rights Protection Cell (HRPC) ADG revealed on Tuesday. 

Nov 07, 2017, 18:00 PM IST

Heavy rainfall likely in Odisha in next 48 hours

The Met department has also issued thunderstorm and lightning warning for as many as 27 districts in Odisha. 

Aug 27, 2017, 16:16 PM IST

Former Odisha CM's son charges wife with harassment, extramarital affair

Sishir Gamang, son of former Odisha Chief Minister Giridhar Gamang, on Saturday charged his wife with harassment, torture of their minor son and an extramarital affair.

Oct 01, 2016, 17:17 PM IST

Hardcore Maoist surrenders in Odisha

A Maoist carrying a Rs four lakh reward on her head surrendered before the police in Malkangiri district on Thursday.

Jul 28, 2016, 14:05 PM IST

BSF recovers huge cache of explosives hidden by Maoists in Odisha

A huge cache of explosives hidden by Maoists under a culvert was seized by BSF personnel from Boipariguda area of Odisha's Koraput district, officials said today.

Jun 28, 2016, 13:40 PM IST

Koraput administration wants FM stations in Maoist-hit areas

As part of its efforts to make the people of remote areas aware of welfare schemes of the government, the Koraput district administration has proposed to the Centre to take the initiative of opening two FM radio centres in at least two Maoist-hit blocks.

Feb 23, 2016, 15:03 PM IST

Odisha: BSF officer, jawan killed in Naxal IED blast attack

A BSF officer and a jawan were killed in a landmine blast carried out by Naxals when they were out on a bike patrol in the jungles of Koraput district of Odisha on Friday.

Jan 08, 2016, 16:24 PM IST

Patrolling increased in forest areas to curb timber smuggling

Patrolling has been intensified in areas under Gupteswar forest range in Odisha's Koraput district to prevent timber smuggling.

Nov 22, 2015, 19:56 PM IST

Initiative to provide quality education to SC/ST students

The Koraput district administration has roped in 12 public schools and the selected children will be admitted to the schools according to their convenience.

Nov 01, 2015, 14:06 PM IST

Biometric attendance introduced in Koraput block offices

In a bid to check absenteeism of officials, the administration in Koraput district has introduced biometric attendance in all 14 block offices of the district.

Sep 15, 2015, 14:16 PM IST

Bring patients' photo and get salary, Koraput MHU staff told

In order to ensure visit of mobile health units (MHU) to remote areas to treat villagers, the Koraput district administration has made it mandatory for their staff to produce photographs of the patients they attended to.

Sep 13, 2015, 15:39 PM IST

Fall in infant mortality rate in Koraput district of Odisha

The infant mortality rate (IMR) has registered a fall in tribal-dominated Koraput district after introduction of the National Rural Health Mission.

Sep 01, 2015, 14:48 PM IST

Maoist camp destroyed in Odisha's Koraput

A Maoist camp was destroyed and some materials were seized by security personnel following an exchange of fire with the rebels in a forest in this district, police officials said on Thursday.

Aug 27, 2015, 12:54 PM IST