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  • conversions behind kandhamal riot in 2007 probe commission

    Conversions behind Kandhamal riot in 2007: probe commission

    India | December 25, 2015 23:02 IST

    Bhubaneswar: Religious conversion was the reason behind the riots in Kandhamal district of Odisha in 2007 and "tribals, along with Hindus, were behind it," retired judge of the Orissa High Court Justice Basudev Panigrahi, who

  • ban on togadia s entry in odisha s kandhamal

    Ban on Togadia's entry in Odisha's Kandhamal

    Politics | February 26, 2015 23:28 IST

    Bhubaneswar: Authorities in Odisha's Kandhamal district Thursday banned the proposed entry of Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) chief Pravin Togadia on apprehensions that it might disturb peace in the area."He (Togadia) will not be allowed to

  • security beefed up in kandhamal for peaceful christmas

    Security beefed up in Kandhamal for peaceful Christmas

    India | December 21, 2014 16:34 IST

    Phulbani (Odisha): Security arrangements have been strengthened and police have intensified patrolling in sensitive Kandhamal district of Odisha to ensure peaceful celebrations on Christmas Day and New Year.  While patrolling by the police has been

  • bjd wins kandhamal by polls trouncing bjp in odisha

    BJD wins Kandhamal by-polls trouncing BJP in Odisha

    Politics | October 19, 2014 17:04 IST

    Bhubaneswar: BJD candidate Pratyusha Rajeswari Singh, widow of former MP Hemendra Chandra Singh, today won the by-election for Kandhamal Lok Sabha seat in Odisha trouncing BJP's Rudramadhab Ray by a whopping 2,98,868 votes.In her maiden

  • 64 per cent polling for kandhamal lok sabha bypoll

    64 per cent polling for Kandhamal Lok Sabha bypoll

    Politics | October 15, 2014 22:09 IST

    Phulbani (Odisha): Around 64 per cent of the electorate today cast their votes in the bye-election to Odisha's communally sensitive Kandhamal Lok Sabha constituency amid boycott by voters in nine polling stations. "Around 64 per cent

  • kandhamal bypoll election campaign to be videographed

    Kandhamal bypoll: Election campaign to be videographed

    Politics | September 30, 2014 17:52 IST

    Bhubaneswar: In its bid to ensure a free and fair polling in the by-election to Kandhamal Lok Sabha seat, the Election Commission has directed videography at all sensitive polling booths and of other important programmes

  • digvijay singh attacks rss in rajya sabha

    Digvijay Singh attacks RSS in Rajya Sabha

    Politics | August 11, 2014 18:24 IST

    New Delhi: Attacking RSS, Congress leader Digvijay Singh today said its ideology was damaging peace of the country and asked the government to ban books spreading communal ideology.Participating in a debate in Rajya Sabha on

  • kandhamal nun rape case verdict on mar 14

    Kandhamal Nun rape case verdict on Mar 14

    India | March 06, 2014 11:57 IST

    Cuttack :The Cuttack district sessions court has fixed March 14 to deliver its verdict in a case involving rape of a Christian nun allegedly by religious fanatics during Kandhamal riots in Odisha.The trial in the

  • odisha bjp leader ends fast after five days

    Odisha BJP leader ends fast after five days

    Politics | August 29, 2013 11:02 IST

    Bhubaneswar: Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Ashok Sahu, who went on a hunger strike demanding action in the murder of a Hindu leader in Odisha five years ago, Thursday broke his five-day fast."I broke

  • supreme court to examine raped kandhamal nun s plea

    Supreme Court To Examine 'Raped' Kandhamal Nun's Plea

    India | February 09, 2012 21:49 IST

    New Delhi, Feb 9: The Supreme Court today agreed to look into the appeal of a Christian nun allegedly raped by religious fanatics during the infamous Kandhamal riots in Orissa, challenging the State high court's

  • orissa bjp mla gets 6 year s jail in kandhamal riot case

    Orissa BJP MLA Gets 6 Year's Jail In Kandhamal Riot Case

    Politics | September 09, 2010 17:12 IST

    Phulbani (Orissa) : Sitting BJP MLA Manoj Pradhan was on Thursday  sentenced to rigorous imprisonment for six years by a fast track court for a murder during the 2008 communal riots in Orissa's Kandhamal district.