Tag: Cut Off Area

Police Apathy Dwarfs Maoist Threat: Family Recovers Rotting Body Of Man 2 Days After Murder

Malkangiri: After lying for more than two days despite police knowledge, the body of Dinabandhu Bepari, who was shot dead by suspected Maoists at Bihanagudi village under Jodamba Gram Panchayat on Sunday was finally recovered from the spot by his family members and taken for autopsy today. Family members alleged that the police didn’t pay […]

Red Threat: Maoists Issue ‘Fatwa’ Against Use Of Mobiles

Malkangiri: After the PLGA weak restrictions, an absurd warning from the red rebels greeted the locals of Orapadar village under Andrapali Panchayat in Malkangiri’s cut-off area today, forbidding them to use mobile phones. The ‘Fatwa’ came in the form of a writing on a board which states that whoever uses a mobile phone without consent […]

Maoist Threat: CCTV cameras installed at Gurupriya bridge

Malkangiri: To ensure protection of the Gurupriya bridge that will act as a major connecting link for the residents of cut-off areas in Malkangiri district, the administration has installed closed circuit television (CCTV) cameras at different locations for keeping surveillance round the clock. As per reports, the six CCTV cameras have been installed at the […]

Motor launch services hit in cut-off areas of Malkangiri

Malkangiri: Motor launch service in the cut-off areas of Malkangiri is likely to be affected even more with water levels continuing to decline in Balimela water reservoir as authorities have failed to shut its defunct emergency gate. Water level of the reservoir has decreased to 1,459 ft from 1,516 ft as 3,000 cusec water per […]

Gurupriya Bridge to miss deadline again!

Malkangiri: The much-awaited Gurupriya Bridge, which will connect the cut-off areas with Malkangiri district, is likely to miss deadline again for the fourth time. As work for construction of the 910-metre long bridge is going on a tardy pace, doubts are being raised on completion of the project by February. Three steel girders of the […]

After loot by rebels, Ration delivered to BSF in cut-off areas by chopper

Chitrakonda: Ration was delivered to the Kunturpadar camp of the Border Security Force (BSF) in Malkangiri district by a Pawan Hans chopper today after Maoists reportedly looted two boats laden with grocery items six days back. The chopper will remain stationed in the district for another few days. “If need arises, it will be utilized […]

Red terror: Villagers vacate homes in cut-off area

Malkangiri: Fearing threat to their lives from Maoists, twelve families of Ramaguda village under Andrapalli panchayat in cut-off area vacated their houses and stayed put at their relatives’ place in Kamaraguda, official sources said here on Saturday. Out of 15 families in Ramaguda, members of 12 families have moved out of their houses leaving behind […]

Boat Ambulance
Boat ambulance to sail good healthcare to people in cut off Malkangiri

Malkangiri: The long awaited dream of the inhabitants of cut off areas of Malkangiri district became a reality today after boat ambulance services were launched by the local legislator  Damburu Sisa here. The cut off areas which are characterised by difficult terrains will now have access to medical services on water.  Around 30, 000 inhabitants […]

Village guard crushed to death with stones by Maoists

Malkangiri: After a few days gap, violent incidents caused by Maoists were reported today when a village guard of Jantapaie in the cut-off areas of Malkangiri district was crushed to death with a stone by the ultras in the wee hours today. The deceased village guard, identified as Jaga Rao, is killed by the naxals […]

SEC's decision on panchayat polls in cut-off areas to be known today

Bhubaneswar: Following abduction of poll officials by Maoists and threat posters were issued by the ultras recently asking villagers to stay away from panchayat polls or else face consequences, State Election Commissioner R N Senapati is expected to take a decision today on whether to hold the panchayat elections in the cut-off areas of Malkangiri […]

DVF intensifies 'Operation RK' in Malkangiri

Malkangiri: While the Maoists are observing PLGA (People’s Liberation Guerrilla Army) week to avenge the death of their 31 comrades who were killed in a joint operation by the Grey Hound personnel of Andhra Pradesh police and SOG personnel of Odisha Police near Panasput in the cut-off area of Malkangiri district on October 24, the […]

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 […]