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Odisha DGP Abhay
Tulasi Range Encounter: Odisha DGP Urges Ultras To Shun Violence In Malkangiri

The Director General of Police (DGP) of Odisha, Abhay visited Malkangiri on Wednesday close on the heels of a successful anti-Maoist operation that saw elimination of three ultras including one woman cadre of the banned outfit, Communist Party of India (Maoist).

BSF Jawan Capt Bhav Pandit
Meet BSF Capt Bhav Pandit Whose Heroics Saved 2 Jawans After Maoist Gunfight In Odisha

The incident of clash between Maoists and security forces on Boudh-Kandhamal border on Saturday was indeed sensational for the entire Odisha not just because of the miraculous escape of the two Commandos from the Special Operations Group who received critical injuries during the gunfight but also for their dramatic rescue from the far-off region all thanks to the efforts of Odisha DGP.

Security Personnel-Maoists Exchange Fire In Odisha; DGP Airlifts 2 Injured Jawans To Bhubaneswar
Security Personnel-Maoists Exchange Fire In Odisha; DGP Airlifts 2 Injured Jawans To Bhubaneswar

The combing operation was launched by a joint team of security forces based on information about the presence and movement of a Maoist group in the region

Maharashtra Forest Encounter: 7 Women Among 13 Maoists Gunned Down By Cops
Visakhapatnam Encounter: 6 Maoists Gunned Down In Andhra Pradesh

Six Maoists were gunned down by Andhra Pradesh Greyhounds police on Wednesday morning at Theegalametta forest area in Visakhapatnam district.

Maharashtra Forest Encounter: 7 Women Among 13 Maoists Gunned Down By Cops
Maharashtra Forest Encounter: 7 Women Among 13 Maoists Gunned Down By Cops

The 90-minute encounter between the Maoists and the crack force of C-60 commandos, which started around 6 am today in the Paydi-Kotmi jungles, may have resulted in at least 4-5 more of the rebels getting injured but they escaped in the jungle.

5 Maoists Gunned Down In Gadchiroli Jungle Shootout Including 3 Women
Maoists Neutralised In Kandhamal Encounter Had Bounty Of Rs 34 Lakh On Their Heads

Kandhamal: Odisha police scored a major success in their anti-Naxal operations during which a total of 5 CPI (Maoist) cadres were gunned down in Kandhamal district on Sunday. A recent statement by the Odisha Police confirmed that for the first time multiple Top Maoist cadres have been eliminated in a single operation. Among them was […]

Column: Let’s Keep The Morale Of Our Forces Fighting Rebels High

By Ashutosh Mishra Bhubaneswar: It was heartening to read about Home Minister’s Special Operation medal being presented to 25 police personnel from Odisha for their role in an operation which led to the killing of five Maoist rebels in Koraput in May this year. Those honoured included a superintendent of police, an additional SP and […]

Female Maoist killed in encounter; guns, grenades seized

Kandhamal: A female Maoist was killed today in an encounter by security forces in a jungle near Tumudibandha in Kandhamal district. A group of Maoists, which had set up a camp in the jungle, were tracked down by the forces on Wednesday following which the security personnel entered the jungle and had a brief exchange […]

Odisha seeks infra development in LWE districts

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has urged the Centre to step up infrastructure development in the Maoist prone districts. This was discussed at a videoconferencing at the State Secretariat here today where the Union Cabinet secretary interacted with the senior state government officials. Talking to media persons after the meeting, principal secretary, Home, Asit Tripathy said […]

A just society is the best guarantee against extremism

By Sandeep Sahu Any death is tragic. More so when the death is caused by a bullet. It doesn’t matter who the deceased is. The killing of an Army jawan in the line of duty – whether in enemy firing or in a terrorist outrage – is as painful as the death of the Maoist […]

Patnaik congratulates Odisha Police over Malkangiri encounter

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today congratulated the Odisha Police, a day after 24 Maoists, including their top leaders, were killed in a fierce gun-battle with security forces in Malkangiri district, giving a major blow to the ultras. Patnaik, who earlier on the day called up Malkangiri SP Mitrabhanu Mohapatra and congratulated him, also hailed […]

Forces can't afford to lower guard

By Sandeep Sahu For once, security forces engaged in anti-Maoist operations have something to rejoice about. On the receiving end of Maoist depredations for long, they have registered a spectacular success in an area that has proved to be a graveyard for them over the years. The killing of as many as 24 Maoist cadres […]