The deceased has been identified as Lalabati Majhi.
The gunfight took place in a forest close to Jal Mahadev Temple under Khaprakhol police station limits after security personnel of Odisha's elite Special Operation Group (SOG) and Bolangir district voluntary force (DVF) spotted a Maoist camp during a combing operation.
Maoist Dalmati Kamar aka Madhuri from Kundenjharia village falling under the limits of Sinapali police station, tied knot with Rahul Mushaki aka Pintu of Chhattisgarh.
This is a video released by the Maoist to instil fear in the minds of people whom they want to subvert. The purported video is from a praja court hearing somewhere in the dense forests of Telangana. The person blindfolded & with hands tied behind back had shunned the Maoists and surrendered to police to join the mainstream.
The incident occurred during the hours when the Dandakaranya Division of the Maoist organisation was observing a bandh.
An unusual spectacle greeted people in Bhawanipatna Friday when they saw the local Reserve Police ground decked up for a marriage. It was a marriage of two tender hearts who shunned violence to dip themselves in heavenly love.
The Director General of Police (DGP), Odisha, Sunil Bansal, visited Koraput on Monday to take stock of the Maoist situation in the southern Odisha district and review the security arrangements for the urban body polls scheduled to be held on March 24.
The first phase of polling for Panchayat elections in Maoist infested Paikmal and Jharabandh Blocks of Bargarh district concluded without any event on Wednesday despite threats issued by the Maoist ultras to boycott the elections.
The footprints of Maoists have been shrinking rapidly in India because of the development works getting executed in the 'Red Corridor' and also due to operations against these Maoists.
The burnt vehicles and other machinery belonged to different contractors involved in the road construction work, he added.
These are not just tears. They represent the strength of a woman who brought her husband back from the jaws of death. Engineer Ajay Roshan Lakra and peon Suraj Lakhman Paritagiri were abducted by Naxals while supervising Pradhan Mantri Sadak Yojana works at Kurana and Makeli areas of Chhattisgarh.
Khajuripada village in Chitrakonda area of Left-wing extremism infested Malkangiri is a transformed landscape now. But this wasn’t the case not in the very distant past.
The Central forces are all set to carry out well coordinated offensive operations against Maoists in Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Jharkhand and Odisha soon, the sources said on Wednesday.
At least three Maoists including two women cadres were gunned down in an exchange of fire with the security forces in Malkangiri on Tuesday (Oct 12).
The chief ministers who attended the meeting were Naveen Patnaik (Odisha), K Chandrashekar Rao (Telangana), Nitish Kumar (Bihar), Shivraj Singh Chouhan (Madhya Pradesh), Uddhav Thackeray (Maharashtra) and Hemant Soren (Jharkhand).
Home Minister Amit Shah is planning to discuss with Cheif Ministers of such states where the Left-Wing Extremism situation is worse.
Dreaded Maoist leader Dubashi Shankar arrested from Koraput Boipariguda Police limits, informs Odisha Police DG.
Malkangiri: Panic gripped Mathili area of Malkangiri district after a group of armed Maoists allegedly torched a bus near Mundaguda here late last night. As per reports, a group of 20-25 armed Maoists stopped the bus travelling from Mahupadar to Motu near Mundaguda area and asked the passengers to deboard the vehicle. Later they set […]
Bhanjanagar: CPI(Maoist) on Saturday put up a banner near Dadaralunda village chhak in Bhanjanagar and threatened to kill two MLAs of Ganjam district. However, there was no mention of the names of the legislators to whom the death threats have been reportedly issued by the red rebels. The banner was found near a plaque mentioning […]
Malkangiri: Huge cache of arms and ammunition were seized by security personnel from a Maoist camp today after a fierce encounter with the red rebels in Tulasi Pahada area of Malkangiri district. Acting on a tip-off about the Maoist camp, police conducted a search operation late last night. The ultras who were camping in the […]
Malkangiri: Panic gripped locals in Malkangiri after Maoists wreaked havoc in a series of incidents in and around the district in last 24 hours. In the first incident, armed rebels set afire two buses and one truck at Bacheli in Dantewada district along the Malkangiri border. The incident took place on Wednesday night when the […]
Koraput: Throwing an open challenge before security forces, left wing extremists organised a ‘Praja Meli’ (Villagers Assembly) in a bid to mobilise public support on the last day of Martyrs’ Week (Shaheed Saptah). According to sources, over a thousand tribal men and women congregated inside the Basuguda forest in the cut off areas of Koraput […]
Bhubaneswar: In view of the bandh call given by Maoists in Jharkhand on last day of the Martyrs’ Week (Shahid Saptah) today, security has been tightened in bordering areas of Odisha. While combing operation conducted jointly by Odisha police and CRPF has been intensified in Bisra, Chandiposh, Topadihi and K. Balang area, more than 60 […]
Malkangiri: Maoists allegedly damaged an iron ore pipeline of Essar Steel near Dighajanabai village under Ralegada panchayat in Chitrakonda area of the district late on Saturday night. As per reports, the red rebels have cut the pipeline laid from Chhattisgarh to Andhra Pradesh disrupting company’s operations. Though no banner or poster of any Maoist group […]
Nabarangpur: Panic gripped the locals after Maoist posters were found at Chandahandi-Jharigaon ghat in Umerkote in district on the last day of the Peoples Liberation Guerrilla Army (PLGA) observed by the ultras. In the posters, CPI (Maoist) urged people to continue with their agitation to protect water, forest and land of the tribals. On receiving […]
Malkangiri: Maoists allegedly killed a man suspecting him to be a police informer in Dhakadrasi area under Mathili police limits of Malkangiri yesterday. The deceased has been identified as Anant Nath Bhumiya of Bariguda village. As per reports, Bhumiya had gone to a nearby village to see ‘Jatra’ last night where the rebels arrived and […]
Rayagada: Maoists put up posters in three tribal villages of Rayagada district have sparked off panic in the region. The posters put up by the CPI Maoist BDN divisional committee, asked the locals to stay off from police and CRPF. As per reports, posters were put up at the Anganwadi centers of Muniguda and Rajulguda […]
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Malkangiri: At a time when rebels are urging people to extended support to observe martrys’ week, a Maoist couple surrounded before Malkangiri superintendent of police on Sunday. The ultras identified as Mukesh and his wife Ratna decided to shun the path of violence and return to mainstream. Both carried a cash reward of Rs 4 […]
Nabarangpur/Nuapada/Bhawanipatna: Posters and banners were put up by Maoists at different places calling for support to Odisha and Chhattisgarh bandh today. Posters were found at several places including on an under-construction chariot of Lord Jagannath in Raighar block of Nabarangpur district. In Kandhamal, posters were put up by the Bansadhara-Ghumusara Nagabali Division Committee last night […]
Koraput: Newly-appointed DIG (Deputy Inspector General of Police) of South Western range Ashish Singh today asserted that security forces are ready to counter Maoists. “We will ensure proper execution of anti-Maoist operation. Hopefully, the good work of Odisha Police will continue in the future as well,” said Singh. Singh, who is the DIG of the […]
Malkangiri: Malkangiri police has arrested two Maoists, allegedly involved in the killing of a tribal man in Kalimela area of the district two days ago. The members of the extremist group, aged around 25 years, were caught by security personnel from a forest near Sudhakunda, Malkangiri Superintendent of Police, Jagmohan Meena informed. However, he declined […]
Malkangiri: Security forces in Chhattisgarh’s Dantewada have seized booklets from Maoist camps with instructions on planting remote-controlled IEDs (Improvised Explosive Device) to target jawans patrolling especially on motorcycles. “We have seized booklets with instructions on how blasts are executed with remote controls,” Inspector General of Bastar, Vivekanand Sinha said. According to sources, Maoists are […]
Malkangiri: A man leading an anti-Maoist campaign at the Silakuta village under Padia police limits in Malkangiri district was today shot at by rebels.The youth identified as Mangulu, is battling for his life at the Malkangiri District Headquarters Hospital (DHH). “He has received bullet injury on his left thigh and his condition continues to be […]
Deogarh: Security forces on Wednesday recovered a huge cache of explosives and items belonging to Maoists during a combing operation in a forest near Kerada village under Barkote area of Deogarh district, informed Deputy Commandant of OSAP (SS) Battalion, Laxman Singh today. Acting on a tipoff on presence of Maoist leader Sushant in the jungle, SP of […]
Malkangiri: Anti-Maoist posters condemning killing of a man on May 15, were spotted at Mahupadar village here today. The posters put up in the name of ‘Sampurna Hinsamukta Odisha Abhiyan’ threatened the ultras to refrain from such violent acts in future and appealed for a Maoists-free state. On May 15, a group of red rebels […]
Phulbani: A 24-hour bandh call, given by the KKBN Division of CPI (Maoist) in four districts of the state including Kandhamal, Kalahandi, Boudh and Nayagarh turned out to be a damp squib today with virtually no impact on the ground. The bandh call by the outfit was meant to protest killing of five Maoists in […]
Phulbani: Making their presence felt once again in tribal-dominated Kandhamal district, Maoists today blocked the Baliguda-Kantamala road near Sudra village in Baliguda area of the district by placing trees on the road. Vehicular movement on the road was abruptly disrupted due to the road blockade. Posters claiming to have been released by the KKBN Division […]
Malkangiri: Panic gripped Chitrakonda area after posters by Maoists surfaced at Tinikonia Chhak of Malakangiri district today. The hand written posters on pieces of red cloth urged the locals to celebrate the 200th birth anniversary of revolutionary socialist Karl Marx. The posters bearing the name of Kalimela Regional Committee of outlawed CPI (Maoist) asked the […]
Malkangiri: Panic ran high after locals spotted an abandoned old television under a tree at Mudulibeda village under Mathili police limits in Maoist-dominated Malkangiri district on Tuesday. According to reports, the locals spotted the TV under the tree and alerted the officials posted at a nearby Border Security Force (BSF) camp. The BSF officials rushed to […]