Bolangir

  • Odisha: 10yearold refuses to work, brick kiln owner crushes his hand January 20, 2014

    Bolangir: Just a month after the hands of two bonded labourers were chopped off in Odisha's Kalahandi district, another shocker has come in from the Bolangir district. This time a 10yearold boy's hands were crushed by his owner just because he refused to work in a brick kiln. The pain...
  • Odisha: Four held for chopping off workers' hands December 18, 2013

    Four people were arrested on Wednesday in Odisha for allegedly chopping off the hands of two migrant workers in Bolangir district three days ago, police said. The arrested include the main accused, a contractor. Three others have also been detained for questioning in the case, a senior police officer told IANS. The...
  • Arrangements made to face possible Moaist jail break attempt: Odisha govt September 19, 2013

    With prominent Maoist leaders like Girish Mahato and explosive expert James among many hardcore ultras housed in different prisons of Odisha, the state government on Thursday claimed to have made elaborate arrangement to face possible offensive by the Maoist including jail breaks. "We have taken up regular security measures. This time...
  • Bandh affects normal life in Sambalpur August 26, 2013

    Normal life was paralysed in Sambalpur as rail and road communications, shops and offices remained close on Monday due to the 12-hour bandh call given by the Koshal State Co-ordination Committee (KSCC) demanding separate Koshal state comprising 10 districts of the western region. One day shutdown evoked large response in the...
  • Odisha: Protests against Lower Suktel Project turn violent April 30, 2013

    Bolangir: Protests by villagers displaced by the Lower Suktel power project turned violent at Bolangir on Monday. As many as 40 people were injured when the protestors clashed with police. 16 people were arrested. Villagers affected by the project staged a road blockade for over 2 hours, demanding higher compensation. ...
  • 26 injured as trains collide in Orissa May 4, 2011

    Bolangir, Orissa: At least 26 people were injured, some of them seriously, when KoraputRourkela Express collided with a goods train at Sikir railway station in Orissa's Bolangir district early on Wednesday, police said. The accident occurred as the goods train was moving out of Sikir and the express train was...
  • Orissa steel executive burnt alive, one arrested March 4, 2011

    Bolangir (Orissa): A senior officer of a private steel company was burnt alive by suspended factory workers at Titlagarh on Thursday. Titlagarh, where the is incident took place is tense One person has been arrested. R S Roy, deputy general manager (Operations) of Graphite India LtdPowmex steel division was coming...
  • Orissa CM orders judicial inquiry into Bolangir violence October 26, 2009

    Bhubaneswar: Orissa Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday ordered a judicial inquiry into yesterday's students' violence over the death of an engineering student in Bolangir town. Official sources said a retired judge of Orissa High Court would investigate the incident. Irate students went on a rampage in the town yesterday, setting...
  • It's a royal fight in Orissa's Bolangir district April 15, 2009

    Bolangir (Orissa): The split in the BJPBJD alliance has brought a royal feud to the fore in Orissa's Bolangir district. As many as five members of the royal family are contesting the Lok Sabha election and they're fighting each other. BJP MP from Bolangir, Sangeeta Singhdeo says,...
  • Bride among 15 killed as train rams into car in Orissa February 23, 2009

    Bhubhaneshwar: A bride and 14 other people were killed when a train rammed an SUV at an unmanned level crossing near Bargarh town in Orissa Sunday, officials said. A Mahindra Bolero vehicle passing an unmanned level crossing near Bargarh town, some 380 km from here, was hit by the BolangirBhubaneswar...
  • HIV positive man kills wife to shield her from society May 29, 2008

    Bolangir: Asia registers the largest number of new AIDS cases in the world and the bias against victims is so strong that an HIV positive man in Orissa killed his wife, fearing she would be ostracised after his death. Sambhu Sahoo confessed before the police that he took his wife Dipanjali...
  • Diyas go designer this Diwali November 9, 2007

    Orissa: Diwali is incomplete without diyas. But this Diwali, the trend has slightly inclined towards designer diyas, which are much in demand. This Diwali CNNIBN take you to a village in Bolangir district of Orissa which has mastered the art of making beautiful designer diyas. The potters from Malamunda village in...