Bargarh: 9 Zilla Parishad Members of BJP Resign

Bargarh: Following Subash Chauhan, 9 Zilla Parishad members of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) have resigned from the party allegedly over wrong candidate selection. Subash Chauhan, who had unsuccessfully contested the Bargarh LS seat in 2014 elections, had polled over 3, 72, 000 votes in 2014- the highest polled by any saffron party leaders in Odisha- […]

Rahul Promises Right to Healthcare in Odisha

Bargarh: Indian national Congress President Rahul Gandhi promised Right to Healthcare for everybody in Odisha if his party voted to govern the state. He said this while addressing a public gathering at Sarsara ground here in Bargarh today afternoon. Criticising Prime Minister Narendra Modi, he said, Modi also raises farmers’ issues in all his speeches but […]

Odisha: Another Farmer Commits suicides Due To Crop Loss

By Priya Ranjan Sahoo, Bargarh: Between 2001 and 2010, over 2,600 farmers committed suicide in Odisha This year, drought has already broken their economic backbone Brunda Sahu, a farmer in Odisha’s Bargarh district, set his paddy field on fire on Tuesday after he was frustrated with the alleged cold response of the district administration to […]

Bargarh Dhanu Jatra begins today

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bargarh: Bargarh in western Odisha, about 330 kms from state capital Bhubaneswar, is celebrating 69th edition of its annual Dhanu Jatra festival from today. The 11-day traditional festival, said to be one of the worlds largest open-air theatre festivals, is based on Krishna Leela and Mathura Vijay. The story begins with the legendary […]