Special Nuakhai holiday in Sambalpur, Bargarh district in Odisha

The demand for a two-day holiday during Nuakhai was raised by several local outfits.

published on : 31st August 2022

Odisha: Dhanuyatra from December 27 after Covid break of two years

Dhanuyatra, which started during 1947-48 at the time of India’s Independence is considered the largest open-air theatre in the world.

published on : 25th August 2022

Odisha Crime Branch's STF busts fake currency racket, arrests two accused

The accused were identified as Pattu Yadav (53) from Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh) and Balaram Meher from Barpali here. 

published on : 8th July 2022

NHRC seeks report from Bargarh Collector, police over custodial death

Simultaneously, the Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC) has been asked to provide additional information in the case within four weeks.

published on : 5th July 2022

Government offices remain paralysed in Bargarh as farmers continue agitation over crop insurance

Sources said that the over 90,000 farmers had applied for insurance under PMFBY and also paid the premium for around 2 lakh hectare of farmland.

published on : 15th June 2022

Students of Odisha's Gangadhar Meher University excavate and explore remnants of Asurgarh in Barpali

Pradhan said, while there are a number of Asurgarh in Western Odisha besides in Chhattisgarh, which are important early urban centres, they continue to remain unexplored even today.

published on : 4th June 2022

Locals panic as Maoist banner resurfaces at Odisha's Majhipali village

The locals were also warned against providing information to the police regarding movement and activities of the Maoists.

published on : 3rd June 2022

Farmers in Odisha hit streets ahead of rabi procurement

However, while the Centre is silent on the matter, the State government has not taken any further steps to ensure procurement of parboiled rice, they alleged.

published on : 27th April 2022

Meet my friend the moneylender

Funny how the concept of cashless economy has put rural India in the warm embrace of feudal practices, since November 8.  

published on : 18th December 2016