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May 09, 2019
Five Maoists, including three women, killed in encounter with security forces in Odisha's KoraputAccording to Koraput Superintendent of Police Kanwar Vishal Singh, "Five Maoists, including three women, were killed in an encounter in Padua forest area of the district. The encounter took place near the state's border with Andhra Pradesh."
Apr 18, 2019
Odisha Elections 2019: Over 57% voting till 6 pm in five Lok Sabha and 35 Assembly seats; repoll sought in four boothsAbout 57.81 percent of the over 76.93 lakh voters exercised their franchise till 6 pm in the five Odisha Lok Sabha and 35 Assembly seats, some of them in Naxal-affected areas, in the second phase on Thursday
Mar 21, 2019
Kandhamal Lok Sabha MP Pratyusha Singh to join Odisha Congress after quitting BJD over denial of ticketOdisha Pradesh Congress Committee president Niranjan Patnaik said, "I have received a letter from Pratyusha Singh, who has expressed her willingness to join the Congress. She is likely to formally join the party on 23 or 24 March."
Jan 22, 2019
Odisha: Eight killed, 35 injured after truck carrying over 50 people falls into gorge in Kandhamal district; rescue ops underwayAccording to police, "As of now, police officers, forest personnel, along with local people, are carrying out the rescue operation. Kandhamal Collector Brundha D and Superintendent of Police Prateek Singh have rushed to the spot to take stock of the situation."
Jan 06, 2019
Maoists gun down watchman in Odisha's Kandhamal suspecting him to be police informer, set ablaze five vehiclesThe Maoists in Odisha's Kandhamal district also set ablaze three tractors, a road roller and a truck engaged in construction of a road under the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY).
Aug 24, 2018
Naveen Patnaik announced over 3 lakh projects under Ama Gaon Ama Bikash Yojana worth over Rs 700 crore for Odisha in 5 monthsOdisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has announced over 3 lakh projects worth over Rs 700 crore under Ama Gaon Ama Bikash Yojana
Jan 14, 2018
Odisha man carves mountain to build 8 km road for his 3 school-going childrenEight hours of gruelling work every day for two years, Jalandhar Nayak has been single-handedly moving mountains to construct a 15-kilometre road, connecting his village Gumsahi to the main road in Phulbani town of Kandhamal district.
Aug 23, 2016
In a Kandhamal village, three Christian brothers brave social boycott for refusing to pay fineIt is just a matter of Rs 1,000. If Julian Pradhan and his two brothers pay this money as a fine to their neighbours, things will return to the way they were. But eight years after they lost their homes in Kandhamal riots, the three brothers are refusing to pay, braving a social boycott in their village.
Aug 18, 2016
8 years after Swami Laxmanananda Saraswati’s killing, Kandhamal is still a ticking time bombOn the night of 7 June this year, suspected Christian fanatics broke into a small Hindu temple in Daringbadi in Odisha’s Kandhamal district
Aug 17, 2016
8 years after Swami Laxmanananda Saraswati's killing, Kandhamal is still a ticking time bombKandhamal's troubled history of communal violence