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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,…

Dreaded Maoist killed in police encounter in Malkangiri

Malkangiri: A dreaded Maoist cadre was killed in an exchange of fire between police and the red rebels in Mahupadar forest in Malkangiri district bordering Chhattisgarh today. According to sources, the identity of the Maoist is yet to be…

Maoists kill villager in Malkangiri

Malkangiri: Maoists today killed a tribal man, suspecting him to be a police informer, at Panasput village under Chitrakonda Tehsil of Malkangiri district. As per reports the ultras arrived on a boat at Spillway Ghat near Chitrakonda and…

Maoist surrenders in Malkangiri

Malkangiri: A wanted Maoist, carrying Rs one lakh reward on his head, surrendered before the police in Malkangiri district today. Expressing desire to return to the mainstream, Deba Madhi (34) surrendered before the Malkangiri…

2 Maoist operatives surrender in Malkangiri

Malkangiri: Two women Maoist operatives who carried Rs four lakh reward each on their heads, surrendered before the Police in Odisha's Malkangiri district today. The two, identified as Sumitra Madvi alias Manila (35) and Jagi Madkami…

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…

19 Odisha districts are Maoist prone: CM

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today informed the State Assembly that 19 out of 30 districts of Odisha are Maoist prone. In a written reply to a question by Congress member Kailash Kulesika, the chief minister said 45 Maoists…

113 Maoist sympathizers surrender in Malkangiri

Malkangiri: Support base of Maoists in Odisha continues to wane as another 113 Maoist sympathizers surrendered before the Malkangiri police today. According to sources, the surrendered sympathizers are from Idikonda village under…

Wanted Maoist surrenders in Malkangiri

Malkangiri: The influence of the Maoists is on the wane in the cut-off areas of Malkangiri district has become more evident with the surrender of a wanted cadre before the police today. Reports said Ram Madkami, a Maoist cadre, arrived…