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Odisha: BJP Demands All-Party Panel To Resolve Border Issues

Bhubaneswar: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday demanded that the State Government should constitute an all-party committee to sort out the border disputes with Andra Pradesh and West Bengal. Responding to the Revenue and Disaster Management Minister Sudam Marndi’s statement in the Assembly regarding the border disputes with the neighbouring States, the Deputy Leader […]

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New Twist To Border Disputes: AP Residents Blame Odisha Villagers Of Destroying Coffee Plantation

Koraput: In a new twist to the ongoing border dispute between Odisha and Andhra Pradesh, residents of Badlammida village under Dumuriguda block in Visakhapatnam district alleged that the residents of Sambai Panchayat in Koraput district have destroyed around three acres of coffee plantations in their area on Monday. Badlammida villagers further alleged that the coffee […]

Odisha-Andhra Border Dispute: Talks Underway, Hopeful of a solution; Says Marndi

Bhubaneswar: A day after Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan shot off a letter to Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik seeking urgent measures to resolve the on-going border disputes with neighbouring states, Odisha Revenue Minister Sudam Marndi on Friday said administrative-level discussions with Andhra Pradesh are currently underway to resolve the issue. The minister said he was […]

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Seek Centre’s Support To Resolve Border Dispute With Neighbouring States, Pradhan Writes To Odisha CM

Bhubaneswar: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has urged Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to seek the support of the Central Government in mediating a resolution of the boundary disputes between Odisha and its neighbouring States. In a letter to Patnaik, the Union Minister has also requested him to convene an all-party meeting, with due participation and […]

Odisha-Andhra Border Dispute: We’ll Not Cede An Inch Of Our Land, Says Revenue Minister Sudam Marndi

Bhubaneswar: Amidst the on-going border dispute between Odisha and Andhra Pradesh, Revenue Minister Sudam Marndi on Tuesday sought to make it clear that Odisha will not give away even an inch of its’ territory to any of the neighbouring states. “The Odisha government is aware of the situation and is taking all possible measures to […]

Border Dispute: Koraput Collector Says Unilateral Land Measurement By AP Not Valid

Koraput: The simmering tension between Odisha and Andhra Pradesh is likely to snowball into a major face off if no urgent measures are taken to resolve the disputes over border demarcation, experts opine. Amidst the stand-off, Koraput Collector, Madhusudan Mishra on Monday categorically said that the on-going land measurement works by the Andhra Pradesh government […]

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No Let Up In Tension On Odisha-AP Border

Jeypore: The border dispute between Andhra Pradesh and Odisha continues to raise its ugly head with a fresh row erupting on Sunday after some leaders and locals of the neighbouring State sneaked into Odisha territory and staged a demonstration. According to sources, residents of the neighbouring State waved placards and raised slogan at Sambai village […]

India, China To Old 9th Round Of Military Talks To Resolve Border Dispute
India, China To Hold 9th Round Of Military Talks To Resolve Border Dispute

New Delhi: The military delegates from India and China are likely to hold talks for the ninth time this week to resolve the border disputes in Eastern Ladakh, as both countries during the eighth round of dialogue had constructive exchange of views on disengagement. The eight Corps Commander level talks between both the countries took […]

Andhra Eyes Another Village In Koraput Area

Koraput: At a time when the standoff between Odisha and Andhra Pradesh over Kotia village is yet to be resolved, the latter has once again set its eyes on another bordering village in Koraput district. As per allegations, the neighbouring state is threatening locals of Sambai village under Pottangi Block in Koraput district to leave […]

Top Indian, Chinese Military Leaders To Meet Today At Moldo To Ease Border Dispute

New Delhi: Top Indian and Chinese military commanders will meet on Monday at Moldo to discuss the border dispute, especially in the Pangong Lake area, in eastern Ladakh, sources said. This would be the sixth meeting between two military commanders in the last four months. This time, a senior Ministry of External Affairs official — […]

Amid Border Row, Puri Shankaracharya Urges Govt To Maintain Cordial Relationship With Nepal

Puri: Shankaracharya of Govardhan Peeth in Puri, Swami Nishchalananda Saraswati has urged the government of India to remain amiable with Nepal amid the country’s escalating border row with the Himalayan country after it ‘unilaterally’ adopted a new national map including disputable regions of India. “Nepal is a Hindu nation and shares social, cultural, religious and […]

Odisha-WB Begin Talks To Resolve Border Dispute

Balasore: Top officials of Odisha and West Bengal governments on Wednesday met at Dantan block office of West Medinipur district to discuss modalities over border dispute arising out of several villages near Jaleswar. The development comes as a relief for both the neighbour States after a prolonged border dispute between both states over 9 villages […]

After Kotia, Andhra Sets Eye On Another Odisha Village

Malkangiri: Amidst the ongoing standoff between Odisha and Andhra Pradesh over Kotia village, the neighbouring State has now set its eye on another bordering village. Though the land belongs to Odisha, Andhra Pradesh is allegedly extending all welfare schemes to the residents of Jumadanga village under Swabhiman Anchal of Chitrakonda block in Malkangiri district. It […]

Modi's Arunachal Pradesh visit would aggravate border dispute, says China

Beijing: China on Saturday opposed Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Arunachal Pradesh and said such actions would “escalate” and “complicate” border dispute. Modi on Saturday inaugurated several developmental projects during his one-day visit to Arunachal Pradesh, which China claims as its own and dubs South Tibet. “China’s position on the Sino-Indian border issue is […]

Odisha's attempt to hinder Andhra's administrative intrusion in Kotia proving futile

Bhubaneswar: From doling out freebies to extending all kinds of support in times of need, Andhra Pradesh’s administrative intrusion in Kotia panchayat in Koraput district of Odisha is growing each passing day. However, Odisha government is yet to come up with any concrete strategy to tackle the situation. Odisha government has so far only put […]

Border dispute: Odisha pulls down signage board put up by Bengal

Balasore: The Balasore district administration today bulldozed a gigantic signage board put up by the authorities of West Bengal ‘illegally’ within the territory of Odisha at Udayapur near Digha. Sources said the welcome board was installed by the neighbouring State last month by intruding 20-meters inside Odisha’s land. Though the revenue department had raised such […]

‘Odisha to regain trust of Kotia villagers being lured by Andhra Pradesh’

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government today said that a team of officials will soon visit the Kotia panchayat to regain the trust of the people who are being lured by the neighbouring Andhra Pradesh. Speaking to media, Odisha Revenue Minister Maheshwar Mohanty on Wednesday alleged that the neighbouring Andhra Pradesh government is trying to attract people through […]

Kotia row: BJP says CM ‘not competent’ to deal with border dispute

Bhubaneswar: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) today lashed out at Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patniak for his alleged failure in resolving the border dispute related to Kotia tribal pockets in Koraput district. Speaking at the party headquarters here on Saturday, senior BJP leader Biswa Bhusan Harichandan said that the CM’s callousness and apathy towards the […]

India deploys more troops along China border in Sikkim, Arunachal

New Delhi: In a strategically key move, India has poured in more troops along the entire stretch of its border with China in Sikkim and Arunachal Pradesh in the face of heightened rhetoric by Beijing over the Dokalam standoff, senior government officials said today. The “caution level” among the troops has also been raised, the […]

Violence reported before idol immersion in Cuttack

Cuttack: Prior to the immersion of Durga idols, violence was reported at Pithapur and Jholasahi here over border dispute today. The incident took place when the welcome arches and lights were being uninstalled. Two groups of people in the areas clashed with each other by hurling stones and glass bottles at each other. Two cars […]