Sundargarh News

Odisha HC disqualifying Sundargarh legislator Jogesh Singh

Odisha HC disqualifying Sundargarh legislator Jogesh Singh for submitting fake caste certificate in the nomination of 2014 Assembly Elections. “Now Congress party has lost the Opposition status in Odisha”, stated by Senior Congress leader Narasingha Mishra today “For the Opposition party tag, a political party needs one tenth of total seats of the House. As per the

4 laning project of Sambalpur-Rourkela is approved

Yesterday, the High-Level Clearance Authority(HLCA) approved the 4 laning project Sambalpur-Rourkela road SH 10, in a meeting held between CM and HLCA Official. This project is under public-private partnership(PPP) mode. The estimated budget for this project is Rs. 1292.56 cr with the concession period of 22 years including 3 years to develop this 4-laning project.

Women allegedly paraded naked in Sundargarh District

Three women were allegedly stripped and paraded naked on a village road in Odisha’s Sundargarh district on the suspicion of practising witchcraft, police said today. The shocking incident took place at Ambapada village under the jurisdiction of Talasara police station yesterday after which three persons were arrested, they said. The victims were dragged out of

Coal ministry asks Odisha to expedite action taken report on illegal mining

At a time when controversy surrounding block allocations has caught different coal bearing states in a bind, the Ministry of Coal has urged the Odisha government to submit its action taken report at the earliest in connection with illegal coal mining activities. In the light of observations made by the Parliamentary Standing Committee on coal

Monsoon hits all parts of Odisha

The much-awaited south west monsoon finally hit Odisha on Sunday except Jharsuguda, Sundergarh districts. According Met Centre official, the south west monsoon has already set in over the State which has brought some amount of rain in past couple of days. It is likely to cover the entire 30 districts within next three days as

Housemaids find pride of place at city meet

Fifty-five-year-old Pramila Dei came to the capital city from Dasapalla several decades ago to earn money in order to free her mortgaged land from the clutches of a moneylender. Since then she has been working as a maid in sundry households to eke out a living. “I have seen her take care of my house

A hardcore woman Maoist Rebati Nayak captured in Sambalpur

A hardcore woman Maoist cadre, Rebati Nayak of Narsinghatalia in Riamal police station area, with at least 18 non-bailable warrants pending against her involving charges like murder, was captured by the police during a joint combing operation by the police in a forest in Naktideula on Saturday. Rebati was involved with the CPI-Maoist since 2003

Life affected in Western Odisha bandh

Normal life was affected in Western Odisha today during a 12-hour bandh called by lawyers in the region demanding arrest and transfer of Sambalpur district Collector for her alleged highhandedness. Shops, markets, schools, colleges, offices and banks remained closed in major towns of Sambalpur, Sundargarh, Jharsuguda, Bolangir and other districts in the region during the

IAP performance in State better with 70% expenditure

The State fared better than other Maoist-affected States as far as the implementation of the Centrally-sponsored Integrated Action Plan is concerned, which is now in operation in 18 of the 30 districts, according to sources. The sources said the total expenditure in the implementation of the IAP has been in the order of 70 per

Maoist rampage at Nuapada unit; trucker injured in Sundargarh

Maoists raided a crusher unit owned by a construction company in Nuapada district and set ablaze 15 vehicles including trucks, dumpers, JCB machines and vans, while in Sundargarh district, the Red rebels shot at a truck driver and injured him before setting on fire a truck loaded with rice. The incident in Nuapada happened at