Tag: Maoists

Maoist Posters Found At Crime Scene
Ex-Maoist shot dead by ultras on suspicion of being police informer

Nelson was associated with Naxal organisation for a long time, following which he was arrested by Bisra police in Sundargarh and was sent to jail in May 2023. After being released on bail, he shunned violence to return to the mainstream of society.

  • Friday, 12 January 2024
Woman Maoist Surrenders In Malkangiri
Woman Maoist carrying Rs 1 lakh bounty surrenders in Malkangiri

For the last eight years, she was actively involved in a number of Maoist activities and violence, including IED blast in Odisha. The woman Maoist was carrying a cash reward of Rs 1 lakh on her head.

  • Wednesday, 10 January 2024
Jawans Injured In IED Blast In Boudh
3 Jawans injured in IED blast during combing operation in Odisha’s Boudh

Initial reports said that the jawans were carrying out a search operation after getting information regarding the movement of Maoists in the area.

  • Friday, 05 January 2024
Maoist Encounter
6-month-old girl dead; mother, 2 jawans injured in encounter with Maoists in Bijapur along Odisha border

According to the police, the shoot-out happened at around 5pm during an area domination exercise by the DRG and Central Police Reserve Force (CRPF) in the forests near Mutvandi which lies along the Dantewada border.

  • Tuesday, 02 January 2024
Explosives Seized By BSF
BSF busts Maoist dump, gun manufacturing materials seized in Koraput and Malkangiri

The materials were stored in a plastic drum and buried under the ground near Sileru river. The jawans detected the Maoist dump while conducting a combing operation in Bhejangwada jungle.

  • Friday, 29 December 2023
Huge cache of Maoist articles recovered by security forces in Odisha
Huge cache of Maoist articles recovered by security forces in Odisha

The jawans of the Special Operations Group (SOG) along with the District Voluntary Forces (DVF) have been carrying out anti-Maoist operations in forests in the Kalimela area.

  • Monday, 25 December 2023
Combing Operation
2 SOG jawans injured in IED blast in Kandhamal forest, combing operation intensified

The incident has been reported from Sirla forest under Tumudibandh police limits in the district. Both the injured jawans have been admitted to hospital in critical condition.

  • Sunday, 24 December 2023
Maoist Ultras
Maoist violence: High alert sounded in four Odisha districts

The districts are Koraput, Malkangiri, Sundargarh and Keonjhar. The SPs of these districts have been advised to tighten security on the border and conduct frequent patrolling in those areas.

  • Friday, 22 December 2023
Maoists Banners At Blast Site
Maoists blow up railway track near Rourkela, train movement affected

Maoist posters and banners were also put up at the blast site. As per reports, more than 20 trains were held at different stations due to the violence by the ultras.

  • Friday, 22 December 2023
Odisha Police to procure 6 advanced drones for naxal Ops
Odisha Police to procure advanced drones for anti-naxal ops

Naxal movement is almost zero in Koraput and Malkangiri while there is some activity in the bordering areas of Kandhamal, Boudh, and Kalahandi.

  • Wednesday, 20 December 2023
Crucial Meeting On LWE In Odisha
LWE strategy meet: Focus on incident-free 2024 polls, anti-naxal operations in Odisha

Odisha DGP Sunil Bansal said Director Intelligence, ADG Operations, officials posted in naxal areas including SPs, DIGs are attending the review meeting along with senior officials of Central Agencies.

  • Wednesday, 20 December 2023
Encounter breaks out between Maoists, security forces in Odisha’s Boudh
Encounter breaks out between Maoists, security forces in Odisha’s Boudh

No casualty has been reported in the encounter so far. The gunfight was underway till the filing of the last report.

  • Thursday, 14 December 2023
Maoists
No proposal to set up Central Detective Training Institute in Odisha: MoS Home Nityanand Rai in Rajya Sabha

According to Rai, the Government has set up Counter Insurgency and Anti- Terrorist Schools for the training of police personnel. Three such schools have been set up in Odisha.

  • Wednesday, 06 December 2023
Maoists still making presence felt in four Odisha districts: BSF IG 
Maoists still making presence felt in four Odisha districts: BSF IG 

Addressing a press conference at the FTR HQ, Bhubaneswar, the BSF IG said, “No Naxal-related activity was reported from Malkangiri and Koraput districts in the last three years."

  • Thursday, 30 November 2023
Hill cave used by Maoists as weapon arsenal busted in Odisha 
Hill cave used by Maoists as weapon arsenal busted in Odisha 

Tulasi Hill is located on the border of neighbouring Chhattisgarh. As the elections are underway in Chhattisgarh, the Maoists were suspected to be planning to launch a major attack to disrupt the polling process by operating from the Odisha side.

  • Thursday, 09 November 2023
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