Keonjhar News

Chandrani Murmu, BJD's 25-year-old candidate: ‘No woman should be subjected to such humiliation’

The 25-yr-old BJD candidate from Keonjhar talks about her entry into politics and hurdles she has faced.

Orams are ‘scarecrows’ as Orissa has an Adivasi Mela

Live models have made a return, with an old Santhal tribal standing within his barricaded space playing the musical instrument kendara.


Cyclone threat: Orissa cancels holidays

Meteorological Department officials warned that a deep depression in Andaman sea was moving towards the coastal regions.

Six killed by lightning in Orissa

At least six people were killed and seven injured in separate lightning incidents in different places of Orissa.

Goods trains collide,1 dead,4 trapped

Two goods trains collided in Orissa’s Keonjhar district,killing one of the drivers and trapping four persons in wreckage.

ASI not found,scared cops abandon post

A week after Maoists abducted an Orissa Police assistant sub-inspector from a police station in Keonjhar district,a sense of fear...


Combing operation on to trace abducted police officer

A massive combing operation was launched to trace a police officer allegedly abducted by Maoists in Orissa's Keonjhar district.

Orissa forms panel to verify mining records

The Orissa government has now constituted a five-member committee to verify the records of all the mines in the state....

Orissa suspends operation in 128 mines

With the multi-crore mining scam likely to raise storm in the winter session of Orissa assembly,the state government has suspended operation in 128 mines located in different districts,official sources said.

Orissa govt pulls up ArcelorMittal for delay in project

The Orissa government pulled up ArcelorMittal,for 'not making any investment' so far in its proposed 12mtpa greenfield steel plant at Keonjhar,questioned its "actual intentions".