Tag: Maoists

Odisha always supported Centre to curb naxalism: Amit Shah
Odisha always supported Centre to curb naxalism: Amit Shah

"From 2015-2019, there has been a 30% decrease in the number of naxal incidents, a 32% decrease in encounters, and a 56% decrease in death of security personnel. I thank Odisha government and Naveen babu for extending cooperation to us to curb Naxalism," Shah added.

  • Saturday, 05 August 2023
Saheed Saptah
Maoist martyrs' week: Odisha Police on alert, combing operations intensified

The security forces have intensified combing operations in Kandhamal district as a precautionary measure. Joint teams of district police, SOG and DVF are carrying out regular patrolling as the Maoists have also urged villagers to extend support to the Saheed Saptaha.

  • Saturday, 29 July 2023
Maoist Poster
Maoist posters recovered in Bargarh ahead of 'Shaheed Saptah'

It is pertinent to mention here that the Maoists have called for observance of the 'Shaheed Saptah' from July 28 to August 3 and the poster has been put up by Maoist divisions of Bolangir, Bargarh, and Mahasamund areas.

  • Wednesday, 26 July 2023
Maoists torch vehicles
Maoists torch 9 vehicles of crusher unit in Odisha’s Rayagada

As per initial reports, over 10 armed Maoists including few women cadres stormed into the crusher unit and later torched two poclain machines, five Hyvas and two loaders.

  • Saturday, 01 July 2023
Maoists call for bandh
Maoists call for bandh over encounter of 3 cadres in Odisha's Kalahandi

The KKBN division of the Maoists has purportedly released the posters where the red rebels have urged people to observe the day as a people's movement.

  • Sunday, 25 June 2023
Maoists using drones
Maoists using drone to track movement of jawans, security forces

As per initial reports, the Maoists of Bastar division bordering Odisha’s Malkangiri district are in possession of nearly 10 drones.

  • Sunday, 11 June 2023
Maoist Bandh
Maoists' IED blast bid foiled in Kalahandi as rebels observe bandh in 7 districts

The bandh is being observed in Rayagada, Ganjam, Kandhamal, Kalahandi, Boudh, Nayagarh and Gajapati. The rebels had also released an audio tape in this regard.

  • Monday, 15 May 2023
Jawans diffuse IED
BSF Jawans diffuse 3 kilos of IED planted by ultras in Odisha's Malkangiri

A major tragedy was averted as the security personnel detected the explosives planted by the red rebels. The IED was planted by the ultras to target the jawans and other forces in the area, sources said.

  • Sunday, 14 May 2023
Maoists kill ex-sarpanch on suspicion of being police informer in Odisha’s Kandhamal
Maoists kill ex-sarpanch on suspicion of being police informer in Odisha’s Kandhamal

The deceased’s family members brought serious allegations against the local police and accused them of not reaching the spot despite repeated calls.

  • Thursday, 11 May 2023
Kalahandi Maoist Encounter
Kalahandi Maoist encounter: How it happened and Intelligence Wing’s action

SIW’s primary role is to monitor the movement of the Maoists and pass on the necessary information to the DVF, SOG and other security forces deployed in anti-naxal operations in Odisha

  • Wednesday, 10 May 2023
Kalahandi Encounter
Kalahandi encounter: Bullet removed from injured DSP’s body; combing operation continues

While speaking to the media, DGP Sunil Bansal said that the condition of the DSP is now stable. Following the encounter, forces have intensified combing operations in the area and the special operation is still continuing, he said.

  • Wednesday, 10 May 2023
Maoists killed in encounter
After Chhattisgarh naxal attack, 3 Maoists killed in police encounter in Odisha’s Kalahandi; DSP injured

Sources said that one Deputy Superintendent Of Police has also sustained critical injuries in the encounter. The DSP has been admitted to Bhima Bhoi hospital in Bolangir.

  • Tuesday, 09 May 2023
Two Maoists killed in exchange of fire on Telangana-Chhattisgarh border

While two Maoists were killed, others managed to escape deep in the forest. There were no reports of any casualty among Greyhounds personnel.

  • Sunday, 07 May 2023
High Alert In Odisha
Chhattisgarh Naxal attack; High alert sounded in 2 more Odisha districts

On Tuesday, senior Odisha Police officials informed that the alert has been extended to two more districts bordering Chhattisgarh.

  • Tuesday, 02 May 2023
Huge cache of Maoist articles seized
Maoists exploiting young girls and women, contraceptives seized from camp after encounter: Nabarangpur SP

Sharing details about the encounter, Nabarangpur SP S Sushree said, “Two SOG teams of Odisha police launched an ant-Maoist operation on Odisha-Chhattisgarh border. A gunfight broke out between the police personnel and 20-25 armed ultras during the operation which lasted for around half-an-hour.”

  • Thursday, 27 April 2023