Ganjam District

  • Phailin: Odisha government fails to give aid; people starve, beg October 24, 2013

    Ganjam: Several people lost their livelihood after cyclone Phailin wreaked havoc in the coastal areas of Odisha, but their ordeal isn't over yet as the government aid has still not reached all the storm affected victims. The people say they were even forced to beg as the government didn't come...
  • Five detained for allegedly laying trap to poach elephants in Ganjam district September 1, 2013

    Five villagers were detained for interrogation after electric wires were found laid on a jungle road suspected to be a trap to poach elephants through electrocution, in Ganjam district. The five were detained after wires and insulators were found from Landei hill under Jagannath Prasad forest range in the district," forest...
  • Odisha: Mother, child poisoned to death for dowry April 18, 2012

    Berhampur (Odisha): A 22-year-old woman and her one-and-a-half-year old daughter were poisoned to death at Govindapur in Ganjam district allegedly by her in-laws who were demanding dowry, police said on Wednesday. The deceased were identified as Sanjeeta Pradhan and her daughter Puja. Her husband Niranjan was away at Surat at the...