12-hr Chitrakonda Bandh underway; normal life hit

Malkangiri: Normal life has gone out of gear at Chitrakonda in Malkangiri district because of Congress' 12-hour bandh over various demands underway now.

Schools, colleges, shops and bazaars have remained closed since early morning. Besides, vehicular movement on Chitrakonda-Jeopore and Chitrakonda-Malkangir routes have been severely hit as protestors have closed roads by burning tyres at different places.

Thousands of activists have joined the bandh being held under leadership of former MP Pradeep Majhi. Many senior leader have joined, said reports.

Construction of roads, provision of health services and appointment of teachers in schools and doctors in medicals are some of the major demands for which the party has called for the bandh.

Infighting in BJD coming to the fore : Dharmendra

Bhubaneswar: In the wake of a BJD MP and a former MLA slamming an officer of the Odisha CMO, BJP leader and Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Satur...

Baijayant targets Officers reminding them of Biju's 'Mada Tattwa'

Cuttack: While continuing with his tirade against the Senior IAS officers close to CM Naveen Patnaik as we all other officers in his constituency, Ken...

BJP leaders from Muniguda join Congress

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Congress received a major boost, as 7 BJP Panchayat Samiti members along with 8 Sarpanches in Muniguda block of Rayagada district,...

Heavy security in Delhi for Mevani's rally

New Delhi: Around 2,000 security personnel, including the paramilitary forces, have been deployed in the national capital in view of the 'Yuva Hunkaar...