The gunfight took place in a forest area in the border area of Telangana and Chhattisgarh. The search operation has been intensified in the area after the encounter.
Debashish Sethy and Sudhir Kumar Tudu, who sacrificed their lives during an anti-Maoist operation in Odisha’s Kalahandi district, have been chosen for the prestigious Shaurya Chakra.
Koraput: Odisha police chief Abhay appreciated the anti-Maoist and anti-cannabis initiatives of Koraput police during his visit to the district on Saturday. Abhay, who is the Director General of Police (DGP), accompanied by other senior officers of State Police reviewed the LWE scenario, anti-Naxal Operations in the district, anti-Cannabis initiatives of the district police and […]
Bhubaneswar/Malkangiri: Huge cache of Maoist arms, ammunition, equipment and important documents were seized in the Swabhiman Anchal of Malkangiri following intense search and area domination exercises by Odisha Police in January. This is claimed as one of the biggest counter-LWE operations, as the seizures include 1 INSAAS Light Machine Gun, 3 INSAAS rifles, 3 carbine […]
Phulbani: After security forces and police killed 5 Maoists in encounter in Kandhamal recently, Odisha DGP RP Sharma visited the district today and discussed strategies to further intensify anti-Maoist operations in the district. The DGP held discussions with Kandhamal SP, Pratik Singh on the current situation and next course of action to root out Maoists […]
Bhubaneswar: Construction of the Gurupriya bridge in the cut-off areas of Chitrakonda in Malkangiri district will be completed by June next year, chief secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi said today. “The construction work of the bridge is in full swing to ensure its timely completion”, he told media persons after presiding over the Unified Command meeting […]
Phulbani: A three-member Special Investigation Team (SIT), headed by the SP, Human Rights Protection Cell (HRPC) Gurudas Kundu, today began its second phase probe into the death of five villagers, who were killed during an anti-Maoist operation near Gumudumaha village in Malapanga forest of Kandhamal district on July 8. Talking to media persons at the […]
Bhubaneswar: A delegation of five Left parties today urged Odisha Governor S C Jamir to tell the state government to give Rs 50 lakh ex gratia to each of the families which lost their kin in the crossfire during the anti-Maoist operation in Kandhamal district. Representatives from CPI, CPI(M), CPI(ML) Liberation, SUCI and Forward Bloc […]
Phulbani: A two-member team of the Odisha State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (OSCPCR) today arrived in Kandhamal district to probe into the death of a child, who was killed during an anti-Maoist operation in Malapanga forest near Gumudumaha village in the night of July 8. The two-member team comprising OSCPCR commissioner Rajalaxmi Das […]
Bhubaneswar: State police have achieved noticeable success in anti-maoist operations in 2015, said Police DG KB Singh to media persons after a high level meeting on Left Wing Extremism in Odisha held at the Secretariat. “We reviewed the Naxal activities inside Odisha and are quite satisfied with our effort in 2015 and our performance was […]
The Odisha Police would intensify its operation against the Maoists, said Director General of Police (DGP) KB Singh here on Friday