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Mayurbhanj 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 Mayurbhanj Lok Sabha Constituency of Odisha.

Apr 16, 2019, 11:25 AM IST

Mayurbhanj Lok Sabha constituency

Rama Chandra Hansdah of BJD is the incumbent Member of Parliament from this constituency.

Apr 15, 2019, 19:38 PM IST

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik inaugurates projects worth Rs 150 crore

Assembly elections in Odisha are due along with the Lok Sabha elections.

Jan 30, 2019, 17:37 PM IST

Student dies after slipping in Odisha's Bhima kund while taking selfie

A student from Cuttack district died on December 30 after he slipped into a water body at Bhima Kunda. The student had slipped while he was taking selfie with his friends.

Dec 31, 2018, 10:02 AM IST

Watch: Doctors treat patients under candlelight due to acute power crisis in Odisha

Every day, as many as 200 patients visit the hospital, some even in critical conditions, for treatment, even after running the risk of medical negligence due to unavailability of proper light.

Sep 25, 2018, 07:48 AM IST

Odisha woman gives birth to baby in a culvert as elephant destroyed her home

A woman in Mayurbhanj district of Odisha has given birth to a baby in a culvert instead of a hospital. The cause behind the happening is the apathy of the administration. After her house was destroyed by an elephant almost six months ago, she was not given any relief or compensation by government authorities.

May 09, 2018, 06:59 AM IST

IAF plane crashes in Odisha's Mayurbhanj, severely injured pilot rescued

The incident left a trainee pilot injured. He has, however, been ejected safely. 


Mar 20, 2018, 14:22 PM IST

This Odisha man rescued over 5,000 snakes - See pics

This Odisha man has rescued more than 5,000 snakes till now.

Jan 14, 2018, 10:59 AM IST

Headmaster rapes 6-yr-old student at school campus in Odisha, gets thrashed by people

The victim is a class 6 student and was allegedly assaulted by the accused for over a month. 

Dec 13, 2017, 08:11 AM IST

Students compelled to cross river to reach school in Odisha - Watch video

Scores of students are forced to cross a river every day to attend a school in Gujarat.

Nov 22, 2017, 08:44 AM IST

Real life Shravan Kumar: Tribal man carries parents on shoulders for justice

In a unique move, a tribal youth, seeking justice for an alleged fake case against him, carried his flimsy old parents on his shoulders and walked for about forty kilometers.

Sep 01, 2017, 06:58 AM IST

Four killed in road mishap in Odisha's Mayurbhanj

Two youths died on the spot at Kainsari bridge on Badasahi-Betanati road when their bike rammed into a speeding tractor this morning.

Jul 18, 2017, 16:07 PM IST

Odisha shocker: Four home guards forced to 'kneel down' over improper uniform

Reserve Inspector Ashok Kumar Sethi made the personnel kneel down for two minutes after finding them improperly dressed.

Jun 28, 2017, 20:29 PM IST

SHOCKING! 18-yr-old gang-raped by lover, five friends for four days in Odisha

A woman was allegedly raped by her lover and his five friends for four days at Udala in Mayurbhanj district, police said on Monday. 

May 08, 2017, 20:59 PM IST

DNA: Mayurbhanj in Odisha is now India's first Child Labour free district

Mayurbhanj in Odisha, India's first Child Labour free district where the major child was labor once. Watch complete news story of DNA for getting detailed updates!

Sep 03, 2016, 00:35 AM IST

King Cobra swallows seven eggs in one go - WATCH what happened next!

A King Cobra recently found itself in a similar situation after it swallowed 7 eggs in one gulp.

Aug 02, 2016, 15:51 PM IST

Odisha to set up 51 new courts

 In its bid to give speedy justice to the people in the state, the Odisha government today decided to set up 51 new courts including ten civil judge courts (senior division) to deal with cases related to crimes against women.

Aug 10, 2015, 21:05 PM IST

Air Force aircraft crashes in Odisha, pilots injured

An advanced jet trainer aircraft of the Air Force crashed in a paddy field at Kudarsahi in Mayurbhanj district on Wednesday, leaving two pilots injured.

Jun 03, 2015, 15:49 PM IST

Leopard skin seized in Odisha; 1 held

A man was arrested with a leopard skin from the foothills of the Similipal forests in Mayurbhanj district.

May 19, 2015, 18:21 PM IST

CBI files chargesheet against BJD MP in chitfund scam

CBI on Thursday filed charge sheet against Lok Sabha MP Ram Chandra Hansdah of Biju Janata Dal and seven others including two companies in connection with chit funds scam related to Nabadiganta Capital company.

Feb 19, 2015, 20:53 PM IST