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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 Forces Engage In Gun Battle With Maoists In Odisha
Security Forces Engage In Gun Battle With Maoists In Odisha

Phulbani: An exchange of fire took place between security forces and Maoist ultras in a dense forest in Kandhamal district, a police officer said here on Tuesday. No casualty was reported from either side due to the gunfight that broke out on Monday night near Raighara village under Gochhada police station area. Acting on a […]

Maoist Threat To Odisha: LWE Surrenders Drop By 86% In Last 8-years

Bhubaneswar: Here is a significant security alert for Odisha. The surrenders by the left-wing ultras had seen a quantum dip in the recent years, even as the LWE (Left Wing Extremists) incidents in the State had witnessed a significant drop during the same period. The trend observed is when the number of surrenders in the […]

Odisha DGP Abhay Asks Maoists To Surrender To Make State Free From Left-Wing Extremism

Phulbani: A day after two Maoists were gunned down in Kandhamal district, Odisha DGP Abhay on Friday appealed to members of the outlawed organisation to surrender as the security force is determined to make the state free from Left-Wing Extremism. During a visit to Kandhamal district to review the situation, the Director-General of Police (DGP) […]

International Women's Day: Lady Maoists Ditching Extremism For Good

Malkangiri: As the world marked the International Women’s Day (IWD) today to celebrate the empowerment of women, two top lady Maoist leaders in Odisha showed courage in defying left-wing extremism order. While a hardcore woman Maoist shunned the path of violence and surrendered before the police in Malkangiri district today, another female cadre has raised […]

Column: Bringing Maoists Back To The Mainstream

By Ashutosh Mishra Bhubaneswar: Two hardcore Maoists, who gave up arms in the hope of leading normal lives, took the wedding vows in a temple in Angul district the other day. The ceremony marked their return to the social mainstream, something that many rebels secretly crave for but find hard to achieve because of their […]

Gurupriya - A Bridge To Nowhere? 

Malkangiri: The inauguration of the Gurupriya bridge, not only promised connectivity but also development for over 150 cut-off villages in the Maoist-infested Malkangiri district. Contrary to all the promises, the Gurupriya bridge seems to have taken the people of these villages hardly any closer to development. Jantri panchayat under Chitrakonda block which consists of 12 […]

Once Wanted, Former Maoists Now Embark On A New Journey

Malkangiri: The hands which once wielded guns and smeared with the blood of innocent people are now serving tea and snacks to people. Former Maoists Bhima Madhi and Dinesh Madkami who once topped the State Police list of most wanted left wing extremists are now self-employed and leading a life of esteem by running a […]

Woman Maoist carrying Rs 4 lakh reward surrenders

Malkangiri: A CPI (Maoist) woman cadre, carrying a reward of Rs 4 lakh on her head, surrendered before the Malkangiri district police today as she wanted to quit the path of violence and return to mainstream. As per reports, the hardcore woman Maoist leader, Debe Madhi alias Shanti had been an active cadre of the […]