Tag: Bsf

Minor allegedly gang raped by 4 security men in Koraput

Koraput: A minor girl was allegedly gang raped by four jawans engaged in anti-Maoist operations in Koraput district on Tuesday. Though it is still unclear whether jawans of CoBRA or BSF were behind the atrocity against the Class IX student, a high level probe is now being demanded into the incident. According to reports, four […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Anti-Maoist Operations to be intensified in Malkangiri cut-off areas: BSF ADG

Bhubaneswar: Anti-Maoist operations will be intensified in cut-off areas of Malkangiri and border areas of Odisha along Andhra Pradesh and Chhattisgarh as the area is under prime focus, said Border Security Force (BSF) ADG Arun Kumar today. Talking to media persons here, Kumar said, “We are planning to fill security gaps in cut-off areas of […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
BSF seizes explosives stocked by Maoists in Odisha

Malkangiri: The Border Security Force (BSF) here on Thursday seized a huge cache of explosives stocked by Maoists, apparently to disturb the peace in the region. Acting on a tip-off, a BSF team carried out a combing operation in MV-47 forest in the area and seized a total of 27 gelatin sticks, 100 detonators and […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
BSF kills 3 Pak Rangers men in Jammu

Srinagar/New Delhi:Three Pakistan Rangers personnel were killed on Saturday in retaliatory firing by Border Security Force (BSF) troopers on the International Border in Jammu district, an official said. The Rangers exploded six mortar shells at Dewra village in Rajouri district’s Sunderbani town, the BSF said. “Pakistan Rangers today (Saturday) exploded four 51 mm mortar shells […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Imposition of Sec 144 extended in Dhamnagar for 24 hrs more

Dhamnagar: The Bhadrak district administration has extended imposition of prohibitory orders under Sec 144 for another 24 hours in Dhamnagar and nearby places from 10 am this morning with adequate deployment of police in the areas. Though situation in Dhamnagar has returned to normalcy, the district administration decided to extend the Sec 144 imposition period […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Anti-Maoist ops boost: 2 bulletproof boats for patrolling soon

Bhubaneswar:  The Border Security Force (BSF) will provide two bulletproof boats for patrolling in cut-off areas in three to four months. This would not only intensify patrolling in cut-off areas but also help in anti-Maoist operation, said BSF DG KK Sharma after a discussion with Odisha DGP KB Singh here today. Also Read: Maoists protest […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Mao-explosion at Daikallu
Blast triggered by Maoists at Daikallu Station in Rayagada

Rayagada: Trains passing through Daikallu Railway Station in Rayagada district have come to a halt due to an explosion by Maoists yesterday night in the station. Many trains have stalled near Muniguda Railway Station in the district. As per the statement of the Station Master of Daikallu Station, 15-20 Maoists arrived there at around 1:30 […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
South-Western DIG S Saini
Third phase Panchayat polls: Security beefed up in Narayanpatna

Koraput: With the third phase Panchayat polls scheduled in two Maoist prone blocks in Narayanpatna and Pottangi block in Koraput district tomorrow, senior police officials today took stock of the security arrangements in these two blocks. To review the ground situation, a three-member team of senior police officials led by South-Western DIG S Saini, Koraput […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Malkangiri encounter: Forces asked to stay on high alert in Koraput, Kalahandi

Bhubaneswar: Close on the heels of the death of 24 cadre Maoists in an encounter with the Andhra Pradesh and Odisha Police in the cutoff areas of Malkangiri district on October 24, the Odisha Home department has asked the Central forces and the Special Operation Group (SOG) to remain on high alert in the undivided […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
CM announces Rs 10L ex-gratia, pension for Uri martyr's family

Bhubaneswar: Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik on Monday announced an ex-gratia of Rs 10 lakh for the family of Odia soldier Pitabas Majhi who died in the Uri terrorist attack. Moreover, Naveen has also announced monthly pension of Rs 2000 forfor the next of the kin of Majhi. According to sources, Rs 5lakh was paid out […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Mortal remains of Uri martyr Pitabasa Majhi consigned to flames

Bhubaneswar: Mortal remains of Pitabasa Majhi, a BSF jawan of Danojhala village under Komana police limits of Nuapada district killed during a combing operation following a terrorist attack on an army camp in Uri of Jammu and Kashmir on September 18, today consigned to flames at the native place amid state honour. The mortal remains […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Gurupriya bridge to be completed by June next year

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 […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Odisha to intensify anti-Maoist operation

Malkangiri: Taking note that the developmental works in the remote and cut-off areas in Odisha have come to a standstill due to active presence of the Maoists, the state government has decided to intensify anti-Maoist operations. As parts of the strategy of the state government, DIG, south-western range S Saini today took stock of the […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Explosives recovered in Koraput

Jeypore: BSF personnel recovered a huge cache of explosives from inside a culvert in Koraput district today. Reports said the jawans of the 143 Battalion of BSF found a bag inside a culvert on the Tanginiguda-Dasamantapur road near Baipariguda while on a combing operation this morning. After opening the bag, they found a huge cache […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Need to relocate forces in Naxal-hit areas: DG

In a bid to tackle Naxalism in Odisha in a more effective and efficient manner, forces will be redeployed based on intelligence inputs, director-general (DG) of police Sanjib Marik said here today

  • Friday, 16 July 2021