Tag: Border Dispute

Desire To Merge With Odisha
Role Reversal! Andhra Villagers Want To Merge With Odisha

Koraput: In an unexpected turn of events at Odisha-Andhra border in Koraput, residents of at least 14 villages under Salur block of Andhra Pradesh have expressed their desire to merge with Odisha. Amid Odisha-Andhra Pradesh border dispute involving Kotia Gram Panchayat in Koraput where Andhra Pradesh has been claiming its rights on four of the […]

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Odisha Assembly Stalled Over Border, Mandi Issues During Zero Hour

Bhubaneswar: The State Assembly on Thursday witnessed pandemonium during Zero Hour after the leader of the Congress Legislature Party Narasingha Mishra raised the Kotia controversy and farmers’ issue in the House. While Congress MLAs continued to create ruckus in the House on these issues alleging government’s failure, Mishra alleged that the steps taken by the […]

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Amid Kotia Row, Andhra Constructs Road Inside Odisha Territory!

Gajapati: Amid the escalating border tension between Odisha and Andhra Pradesh over claiming of Kotia villages in Koraput district, the neighbouring State has stroked a fresh controversy by reportedly constructing a one-km-long pucca road near Chha’ Mail village under Kashinagar block of Gajapati district. Sources said, the road is being constructed to Althi village under […]

Kotia dispute in Supreme Court
Odisha-AP Border Dispute: Andhra Holding Elections In Kotia Since 1952, AP Tells SC

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: The Andhra Pradesh government has submitted its response in the contempt plea filed by the Odisha government against the neighbouring state for alleged violation of status quo in the disputed Kotia region of Koraput district stating that it has taken over certain villages belonging to Odisha. After the Supreme Court served a notice […]

Kotia dispute in Supreme Court
Kotia Row: Govt Directs Koraput Collector To Keep Documents Ready For SC Hearing

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government has directed the Koraput district administration to arrange all necessary documents related to border dispute issue pertaining to the villages of Kotia in Koraput district ahead of the Supreme Court hearing on the State’s petition seeking contempt of court proceedings against Andhra Pradesh. The case has been listed for hearing in the […]

Kotia dispute in Supreme Court
Kotia Row: Supreme Court To Hear Petition Filed By Odisha On Feb 12

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday accepted the petition filed by Odisha government seeking contempt of court proceedings against Andhra Pradesh government over the Kotia border dispute. The apex court has decided to hold the hearing of the case on February 12. The State government had on Wednesday filed a write petition in the […]

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Kotia Row: Odisha Moves SC Seeking Contempt Of Court Proceedings Against AP

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government on Wednesday knocked the doors of Supreme Court seeking contempt of court proceedings against Andhra Pradesh government over the Kotia border dispute. The State government’s move comes in the wake of the announcement by Andhra Pradesh government for holding panchayat polls in disputed Kotia region of Koraput. The government has prayed before […]

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Kotia Row: Bharatiya Bikash Parishad Files PIL In Orissa HC

Cuttack: The Bharatiya Bikash Parishad, a social organisation on Wednesday filed a PIL in the Orissa High Court seeking direction to the State government to take appropriate measures to safeguard its border with Andhra Pradesh and stop the panchayat elections being conducted by the neighbouring State in the disputed region of Kotia in Koraput district. […]

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Odisha To Move SC Against Andhra's Panchayat Poll Announcement In Kotia Villages

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has braced up to move the Supreme Court with a writ petition challenging Andhra Pradesh’ announcement to conduct panchayat election in three villages of Kotia in Koraput district. In a letter to the Advocate on Record (AOR) Sibo Sankar Mishra, the deputy secretary of Law Department Bhagaban Nayak stated, “You (Mishra) […]

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Locals In Kotia Are Siding With Andhra After Being Denied Of Basic Amenities: BJP

Koraput/Bhubaneswar: The Odisha unit of BJP on Monday targeted the State government over the ongoing border dispute with Andhra Pradesh and alleged that the locals of Kotia in Koraput district are increasingly siding with Andhra Pradesh after being deprived of basic facilities like road communication, healthcare and education. Addressing a presser, BJP State Vice-President, Balabhadra […]