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Shutdown called by VHP to protest ban on Togadia disrupts normal life in Kandhamal

Feb 28, 2015

Shutdown called by VHP to protest ban on Togadia disrupts normal life in Kandhamal

The day-long shutdown called by VHP to protest against the ban on the entry of its top leader Praveen Togadia hit normal life in Odisha's Kandhamal. #India #NewsTracker #Odisha #Praveen Togadia #VHP #Kandhamal #shutdown #VHP chief
VHP chief Praveen Togadia prohibited from visiting Kandhamal district in Odisha

Feb 27, 2015

VHP chief Praveen Togadia prohibited from visiting Kandhamal district in Odisha

The district administration has prohibited the entry of VHP leader Praveen Togadia to sensitive Kandhamal in Odisha on Saturday. #India #NewsTracker #Odisha #communalism #Praveen Togadia #VHP #Kandhamal #Fascism #Phulbani #VHP chief
BJP alleges rigging in Kandhamal Lok Sabha by polls, wants EC probe

Oct 20, 2014

BJP alleges rigging in Kandhamal Lok Sabha by polls, wants EC probe

Alleging vote rigging, misuse of official machinery and pumping of money by ruling BJD inOdisha to win Kandhamal Lok Sabha by-election, BJP on Monday urged the Election Commission to conduct a thorough probe and make a case study of the by-poll. #NewsTracker #Election Commission #Lok Sabha #EC #Kandhamal #Kandhamal by-polls
Odisha 25 percent of electorate cast votes in Kandhamal bypolls in first 4 hours

Oct 15, 2014

Odisha 25 percent of electorate cast votes in Kandhamal bypolls in first 4 hours

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. #Politics #NewsTracker #Voter turnout #Odisha #Kandhamal #Phulbani #Kandhamal Lok Sabha bypolls #Chandra Singh
LS bypoll Kandhamal votes today amid tight security

Oct 15, 2014

LS bypoll Kandhamal votes today amid tight security

Amid tight security, Odisha's communally sensitive and Maoist-hit Kandhamal Lok Sabha constituency is all set for bye-election today, though rains triggered by cyclone Hudhud dampened electioneering in the last leg. #Politics #Elections #Congress #BJP #NewsTracker #CRPF #Odisha #Kandhamal
Medha Patkar seeks high level probe into 2008 Kandhamal riots

Aug 27, 2014

Medha Patkar seeks high level probe into 2008 Kandhamal riots

Seeking a high level probe into the 2008 riots in Odisha's Kandhamal district, social activist Medha Patkar on Wednesday said she will draw the President's attention on the nominal compensation given to the victims. #Politics #India #NewsTracker #Medha Patkar #Odisha #Kandhamal
Odisha Combing operations stepped up in Maoist-affected districts

Jul 20, 2014

Odisha Combing operations stepped up in Maoist-affected districts

Combing operations have been stepped up in Maoist-affected Ganjam, Gajapati and Kandhamal districts of Odisha following the arrest of top left wing extremist leader Sabyasachi Panda. #India #Andhra Pradesh #Maoists #Chhattisgarh #Crime #Odisha #Kandhamal #Sabyasachi Panda #Ganjam #Gajapati
Odisha Kandhamal tribals threaten to boycott polls

Mar 31, 2014

Odisha Kandhamal tribals threaten to boycott polls

Kandhamal district collector N Tirumala Nayak, who is also the Returning Officer for Kandhmal Lok Sabha Constituency, said that he was aware of the sentiments of the villagers. #Politics #NewsTracker #Odisha #States #Lok Sabha elections 2014 #Kandhamal tribals #Mallickpada #Shamapaju
Kandhamal riots 3 convicted for gangraping nun

Mar 14, 2014

Kandhamal riots 3 convicted for gangraping nun

Three people were convicted while six others were acquitted by a court in Cuttack in connection with the gangrape of a nun in Odisha's Kandhamal district during the 2008 communal riots. #India #NewsTracker #VHP #Odisha Police #Kandhamal riots #Baliguda #Jalespata Ashram
Kandhamal 8 get life sentence for VHP leader Laxmanananda's murder

Oct 03, 2013

Kandhamal 8 get life sentence for VHP leader Laxmanananda's murder

Eight persons, including a Maoist leader, were today sentenced to rigorous life imprisonment by a court in Kandhamal district for the murder of senior VHP leader Laxmanananda Saraswati and four others in 2008 that triggered communal violence leaving 37 dead. #NewsTracker #Odisha #Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) #Kandhamal #Sabyasachi Panda #Vishwa Hindu Parishad #Laxmanananda Saraswati