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PLFI’s Jharkhand Bandh Hits Rourkela-Ranchi Bus Service

Bus communication from here to different places of Jharkhand including Ranchi came to a grinding halt today as the People's Liberation Front of India (PLFI) called for a bandh in Jharkhand alleging police action against some of its cadres.

The outlawed organisation alleged that Jharkhand police has deliberately arrested some of its leaders and tortured them. The outfit warned of intensifying the agitation if their cadres are not freed at the earliest, sources said.

Damodar Rout blames 3 youth BJD Leaders, hails Naveen

Bhubaneswar: Breaking his long silence, senior Biju Janata Dal (BJD) leader Damodar Rout Friday held three youth leaders of the ruling party responsib...

Odisha seeks NCST intervention in Polavaram project row

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government on Friday sought intervention of the National Commission for Scheduled Tribes (NCST) in the Polavaram project row with ...

Phulbani remains coldest place in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Phulbani in Odisha's Kandahmal district continued to remain as the coldest place in the state with the mercury level remaining at 3 degre...

Absconding BJD member arrested on charges of raping woman

Jajpur:  After a long hide and seek chase, Jajpur police arrested accused Chandrakant Mohapatra, a BJD member, for allegedly raping a woman at Da...