Ananga Manjari Patra, manager of ex-king of Paralakimedi and former MP Gopinath Gajapati Narayan Deo, her sister Bijoylaxmi and brother Sanjay Patra, the king’s personal assistant, consumed poison, police said.
In the country’s poorest district of Nabarangpur, a group of local youths have been touching lives in various ways, sometimes ferrying patients in an ambulance to hospitals in places as far as 500 km away.
CTCRI director Dr Archana Mukherjee, who heads the six-member team, said the intervention by ICAR institutes was prompted by The Indian Express’s “District Zero” series on poverty and change in the district.
Things came to a head when Das and his men allegedly uprooted several saplings of acacia and eucalyptus, which the tribals had planted a day earlier to turn the nine-acre government land into a reserve forest.
In a chromite-rich Odisha district, 17 malnourished tribal children living on just boiled rice and salt have succumbed to disease in the past two months. Odisha has now taken note of a village too far up a hill
In a notice pasted at his office on Wednesday, district collector V Jayakumar in a 3-point note made it clear that under no circumstances people and officials wearing T-shirt, jeans are allowed in his office.
Dipak Sahu alias Dipu Tiger, a member of the “Pahadi Cheeta” gang, was allegedly killed on February 8, 2013 in a joint encounter by police and CRPF in the Bamdera jungle on the Odisha-Jharkhand border.
Oraon, who met the family members of the tribal victims of the firing at Baliguda block headquarters of Kandhamal, said surviving victims and their family members told him that it was one-sided firing.
Lawyers of the Odisha High Court Tuesday kept away from work to protest against the manner in which former ED lawyer Debasish Panda was arrested by the CBI on Monday over his alleged complicity in the Artha Tatwa chit fund scam. Lawyers of Odisha High Court Bar Association said they would continue with their ‘cease […]