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‘Fake Maoist Encounter’
Villagers Protesting ‘Fake Encounter’ Picked Up By Police, Maoists Refute Report Of Deaths

Tension flared up in Katameta in Malkangiri after police picked up and detained 19 villagers on Sunday night. They were protesting an alleged fake encounter, by blocking National Highway at Katameta.

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  • Monday, 14 November 2022
Road Blockade At Katameta, Malkangiri
'Fake' Maoist encounter: Police pick up protesting villagers; ultras refute death

The villagers blocked the Highway alleging a fake encounter by police which took place at Ramagiri forest under Baipariguda police limits on November 10 that reportedly saw killing of two ultras and recovery of arms and ammunitions from the Maoist hideout.

  • Monday, 14 November 2022
Odisha: Maoist supporters demolish martyrs column' in former hotbed, surrender
Odisha: Maoist supporters demolish martyrs column' in former hotbed, surrender

As many as 150 Maoist supporters also took pledges not to further help the members of the outlawed CPI (Maoist).

  • Tuesday, 23 August 2022
Tale of Maoists who shun violence to join mainstream
Tale of Maoists who shun violence to join mainstream

Sulochana joined naxal activities at the age of 14 after being influenced by Maoist leader Girish Mahato and subsequently became an area commander and a platoon commander.

  • Thursday, 30 June 2022
Maoist Sympathisers Surrender Before Police
More than 180 LWE militants surrender before police in Chitrakonda

In an apparent success for the security forces, more than 180 left-wing militants and Maoist sympathisers from Jantri Panchayat under Malkangiri's Chitrakonda block surrendered before the SDPO and the BDO on Saturday.

  • Saturday, 11 June 2022
Kandhamal witnesses spurt in Maoist activities after a brief lull
Kandhamal witnesses spurt in Maoist activities after a brief lull

In order to raise public sympathy, the ultras apologized to the people and family members of journalist Rohit Biswal who died in an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blast while trying to go near posters put up by Maoists on February 5, 2022.

  • Wednesday, 18 May 2022
MHA sounds alert for 4 states including Odisha on Maoist activities

Senior officials of the Union Ministry of Home Affairs have told the police of the four eastern Indian states -- West Bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand and Odisha to remain alert during the next 15 days over possible Maoist activities.

  • Tuesday, 26 April 2022
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Maoists Won’t Be Allowed To Disrupt Odisha Panchayat Polls, Says Southern Range IGP

Southern Range Inspector General of Police (IGP), Satyabrata Bhoi on Tuesday assured the people living in the Red corridors of the State to not get intimidated by the poll boycott call given by the Maoists.

  • Tuesday, 08 February 2022
Security Forces Foil Maoist Bid To Disrupt R-Day, 7 IEDs Recovered From Odisha's Malkangiri

Ahead of the Republic Day celebration, security personnel on Monday seized and defused a huge cache of explosives from the Swabhiman Anchal designated area in Odisha's Malkangiri.

  • Tuesday, 25 January 2022
Maoist Violence
Chhattisgarh: Naxals Kill Police Informer; Torch Vehicles Used For Road Construction In Bijapur

The ultras set fire to a truck, a JCB machine and another heavy vehicle, which were being used in the construction work under the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY), he added.

  • Saturday, 22 January 2022
Poverty-stricken Odisha youth sets inspiring example

Sambalpur: Despite being born and brought up in a poor family in Balasingha village under maoist-affected Naktideul block of Sambalpur, Seshadev Kishan has crossed all hurdles to land a job as Research Associate at Gottingen University of Germany after completing his chemical engineering course. “I never thought that I will one day go to Germany […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Maoists kill watchman, torch 5 vehicles in Phulbani

Kandhamal: After a brief lull, Maoists unleashed terror in Patiamba village under Sadar police limits in Phulbani of Kandhamal district by killing a man suspecting him to be a police informer. The deceased identified as Rabindra Mallick was engaged as watchman by a company carrying out a road construction work in the region. The Maoists […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Rebels oppose anti-naxal operations by Centre

Kandhamal: Fresh Maoist posters opposing the ongoing anti-naxal operations by the Centre were recovered from Simanbadi area under Daringbadi police limits in Kandhamal district. The posters, bearing the name of CPI (Maoist) were put up on the wall of a pump house, urged the locals to observe the ‘Pratibad Saptah (protest week) till December 12. […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Maoist posters surface near Koraput-Malkangiri border

Malkangiri: Panic gripped local residents of Hanumal village near bordering Koraput-Malkangiri border after Maoist posters surfaced today. The posters bearing the name of Gumma area Committee of CPI (Maoist) have been put up during the 18th anniversary of PLGA(Peoples Liberation Guerrilla Army) week observed by the red rebels, who have urged everyone to observe the […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
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Woman Maoist with Rs 1 lakh bounty surrenders before Malkangiri Police

Malkangiri: A hardcore woman Maoist carrying a cash reward of Rs 1 lakh on her head surrendered before Malkangiri police in the district today. According to sources, the Maoist identified as Ide Maddi laid down arms before Malkangiri SP Jagmohan Meena. Maddi said she left the Maoist group as she was harassed and tortured. Reportedly […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
BSF Jawan foils dacoity bid in Koraput; one Maoist arrested

Koraput: A BSF Jawan caught hold of a Maoist and four of his associates after foiling a dacoity attempt at Ankadali in Koraput district on Saturday. According to police sources, the prime accused has been identified to be a resident of Bichelpada village under Machhakhund police limits while his four associates were identified as Bhim […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Odisha jawan among four killed in Chhattisgarh Maoist attack

Raipur: Maoist guerrillas on Saturday fired upon a contingent of para-military Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) in Chhattisgarh’s Bijapur district, killing four troopers including a jawan from Odisha. The martyred jawan from Odisha has been identified as 43-year-old B M Behera. Three others have been identified as Maitur Rehman, C H Praveen and Shreenu Kumar. […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Maoist killed in exchange of fire in Chhattisgarh

Raipur: A Maoist cadre was killed in an exchange of fire between security forces and red rebels in Narayanpur district on Malkangiri-Chhattisgarh border on Sunday. The skirmish took place yesterday in a forest near Kalepal village under Benoor police station area, informed district Superintendent of Police Jitendra Shukla. After receiving information about presence of rebels […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Maoists bandh call affects normal life in Malkangiri

Malkangiri: Hundreds of passengers were left stranded at different places in Malkangiri today after buses under the Odisha State Road Transport Corporation (OSRTC) kept off roads in view of the bandh call given by Maoists in the district. The red rebels have been opposing the Polavaram project and Gurupriya bridge and had put up posters […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Maoist camp busted in Odisha; arms, explosives seized

Rourkela: A joint team of Rourkela Police and security forces busted a Maoist camp inside Champajharan forest under Chandiposh police limits near Rourkela and recovered a huge cache of ammunition. Talking to media persons, DIG Kavita Jalan said, “After getting intelligence inputs late yesterday night about a Maoist meeting, an Alpha-19 company comprising District Voluntary […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Maoists unleash terror again, shoot villager to death

Malkangiri: In yet another incident of mindless violence, a villager was allegedly shot dead by red rebels at Sudhakonda village under Kalimela police limits in Malkangiri district late last night. As per sources, more than 20 armed red rebels called the deceased, identified as Ganga Madakami of Sudhakonda village from his house, tied up his […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
3 fake Maoists arrested for extortion bid

Jeypore: The Jeypore police on Monday, arrested three persons from Bandhugaon area in Narayanpatna on charges of extorting money from contractors by posing as Maoists. The arrested persons have been identified as S. Muralikrishna of Paralakhemundi, Talathu Hueika and Lokanath Pangi of Kelubada village. As per reports, the trio had demanded Rs 20 lakh each […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
WB Police takes wanted CPI (ML) Red Star member on transit remand

  Bhubaneswar: West Bengal (WB) police will take arrested politburo member of Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) Red Star, Alik Chakraborty, on a 4-day transit remand. The permission for transit remand was granted by the CJM court in Bhubaneswar today. Alik was arrested in Bhubaneswar yesterday during a joint operation of Odisha and West Bengal […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Maoist leader threatens to take revenge on police

Bhuabneswar/ Bolangir: A Maoist leader has released an audio tape threatening to take revenge on police for killing two of their cadres in Bolangir district earlier this month. In the audio tape, Maoist leader Basant has alleged that police personnel are exploiting tribals. He threatened to take revenge on police informers as well. It may […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Two suspected Maoists injured in police encounter

Nuapada: Two suspected Maoists cadres were reportedly injured in an exchange of fire between security personnel and red rebels near Kholibhitar inside Sunabeda Wildlife Sanctuary in Nuapada district on Tuesday. The injured rebels identified as Chatur Chinda and Bidya Chinda of Kholibhitar area in the district, have been admitted to the Raipur Hospital at Chattisgarh. […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
CM Naveen urges ultras to join mainstream

Bhubaneswar: With the recent jolt on left wing extremism after seven Maoists were gunned down by Odisha Police on May 13 and 14, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today appealed the ultras to drop weapons and join the mainstream society. Patnaik took to Twitter and stated that there is no place for violence in a democratic […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Odisha to join hands with Andhra Pradesh to take on Maoists: DGP

Bhubaneswar: Director General of Police R P Sharma on Tuesday informed that Odisha and Andhra Pradesh will jointly launch anti-Maoist operations to flush out the rebels from the State. After attending a meeting with his counterpart in Andhra Pradesh, Sharma said the meeting laid emphasis on coordination between the two States during operations against the […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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Maoists abduct 4 villagers in Odisha

Bhawanipatna: Maoists abducted four persons, including the village guard of Lakhpadar village in Lanjigarh block of Kalahandi district, informed South Western Range DIG, S Shyni today. The four abducted persons have been identified as Babula Nayak, Raju Nayak, Khetra Harijan and Bisikeshan Harijan. According to reports, 10-12 members of the outlawed outfit reached the village […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Maoist violence has come down in Odisha: DGP

Bhubaneswar: The number of Left Wing Extremism (LWE) affected districts in Odisha has come down from 19 to to 15, said Director General of Police (DGP) RP Sharma. Briefing mediapersons, the DGP said, while six districts- Ganjam, Gajapati, Mayurbhanj, Keonjhar, Jajpur and Dhenkanal – have been deleted from the list, the Home ministry has added […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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Four women Maoists killed in gun battle with security forces

Narayanpatna: Four women Maoists were killed during an exchange of fire between security personnel and left wing extremists near Dokari ghati in Narayanpatna of Koraput district last night. The four ultras are believed to be members of the Andhra-Odisha Special Zonal Committee of CPI (Maoist). As per reports, a joint team of District Voluntary Force […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Maoist posters demanding release of jailed rebels found in Nuapada

Nuapada: More than a hundred Maoist posters demanding immediate release of three red rebels from jail were found in Nilaji and Karlakhamar villages under Sinapli police limits in Nuapada district today. The posters claimed to have been put up by the Menpur-Nuapada Divisional Committee of CPI (Maoist) have sought release of Sumitra Dharua, Makran Paharia […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Maoists kill youth branding him as police informer

Bargarh: Maoists have once again struck terror by killing a youth of Salepali village under Paikmal police limits here in the district on Saturday night. The deceased has been identified as Bijay Sahu. As per reports, the rebels barged into Sahu’s house last night at around 8 pm and allegedly abducted him. Later, they took […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
DGP reviews anti-Maoist operations in cut-off areas

Malkangiri: Director General of Police (DGP) RP Sharma on Thursday visited cut-off areas of Malkangiri district to review anti-Maoist operations. Along with Border Security Force (BSF) Additional Director General (ADG) Arun Kumar and other senior police officials, Sharma visited the Jodambo camp and discussed about strategies to counter Maoist menace. They also talked on deployment […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Red terror: 1 killed, another abducted in cut off areas

Malkangiri: In yet another instance of naxal terror, Maoists allegedly killed a villager by slitting his throat in Orapadar village in cut-off areas of Chitrakonda in Malkangiri. Around 20 Maoists on Monday night barged into the village and allegedly dragged the villager out of his home. Later he was found dead at one end of […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Matric Exam 2018: Question papers reach Koraput amid tight security 

Bhubaneswar: The question papers for the annual Matric examination conducted  Board of Secondary Education (BSE) reached the nodal centre in Lamtaput block of Maoist-hit Koraput district amid tight security arrangements on Thursday. The question papers and other confidential documents have been kept at the Lamtaput police station, which has been converted into a nodal centre. […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
7 vehicles torched by naxals in Kalahandi

Bhawanipatna: Seven vehicles involved in road construction were set on fire allegedly by Maoists late last night at Jamakana under Sadar police limits in Kalahandi district. Sources said as many as 40-50 ultras barged into a camp of the contractor involved in the Prdhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) road construction from Gunduri to Kadama. […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Economic development in naxal-hit areas among top priorities in 2018: DGP

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Police will chalk out a plan in 2018 to ensure economic development in Maoist-affected districts, apart from intensifying its offensive operations against the ultras, said DGP RP Sharma today. He further stated, “Not only we will deal with Maoists effectively but also become a partner in economic development in the naxal-affected areas.” […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Maoists vandalise Kurub panchayat office in Malkangiri

Malkangiri: Office of the Kurub panchayat under Kalimela police limits in the district was ransacked by Maoists today. Sources said as many as 25 Maoists broke open into the panchayat office and damaged TV set and furniture provided to villagers by the police. The incident is considered to be a fall out of the surrender […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
12 Maoists arrested in Malkangiri

Malkangiri: In a major breakthrough, the Malkangiri police have arrested 12 Maoists after carrying out combing operation at several places in the district. Police said the arrested ultras were involved in various crimes, including murder and violence. Sources said, in view of the rising number of incidents of Maoist menace in the district during the […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Odisha police to quiz Naxal leader Jampanna, wife in Hyderabad

Bhubaneswar: A team of Odisha police will interrogate top Maoist leader Jinugu Narasimha Reddy alias Jampanna and his wife who surrendered before Telangana police recently. “We have sent a team led by a SP-rank officer to Hyderabad to interrogate them and extract more information,” DGP RP Sharma said. Jampanna who was carrying a cash reward […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021