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Maoist violence has come down in Odisha: DGP

Bhubaneswar: The number of Left Wing Extremism (LWE) affected districts in Odisha has come down from 19 to to 15, said Director General of Police (DGP) RP Sharma. Briefing mediapersons, the DGP said, while six districts- Ganjam,…

Odisha sanctions 29 roads in LWE-hit districts

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government has sanctioned 29 road projects to upgrade connectivity in the left wing extremism affected Malkangiri and Koraput districts, official sources said. The projects at an estimated cost of Rs 350.52 crore were…

Crime Branch LWE wing to probe into Sunki landmine blast

Cuttack: A four-member Left Wing Extremism (LWE) wing of the Odisha Crime Branch would probe into the landmine blast in Sunki Ghat area in Koraput district on Thursday evening resulting in the death of eight Odisha State Armed Police (OSAP)…

Odisha seeks infra development in LWE districts

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has urged the Centre to step up infrastructure development in the Maoist prone districts. This was discussed at a videoconferencing at the State Secretariat here today where the Union Cabinet secretary…

A just society is the best guarantee against extremism

By Sandeep Sahu Any death is tragic. More so when the death is caused by a bullet. It doesn't matter who the deceased is. The killing of an Army jawan in the line of duty - whether in enemy firing or in a terrorist outrage - is as painful…

Odisha seeks two more battalions of Central forces

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The Odisha government has urged the Centre to provide two more battalions of the Central forces to tackle left-wing extremism (LWE) in the State, Chief secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi informed the media after attending…