Tag: Maoists

Naxal Activity In Swabhiman Anchal Odisha
Red Terror Reappears In Odisha's Swabhiman Anchal, Police Call It Last Ditch Effort

Malkangiri: After a brief lull, the red rebels are making their presence felt again in ‘Swabhiman Anchal’ – the remote cut-off areas in Malkangiri district. It seems repeated appeals by police and administration to shun violence and join the mainstream failed to make an impact on these left-wing extremists. “Tulsi Pahad area, Kalimela area and […]

  • Saturday, 10 April 2021
5 Maoists Gunned Down In Gadchiroli Jungle Shootout Including 3 Women
Odisha: Security Forces, Maoists Exchange Fire In Baibali Forest

Phulbani: An exchange of fire occurred between security forces and Maoists during a combing operation in Baibali forest on Monday. As per reports, the gunfight continued for half an hour. Around 20-25 Maoists were reportedly present in the forest but they managed to fled after the firing. Meanwhile, the security forces have seized a gun, […]

  • Saturday, 10 April 2021
Security Beefed Up In Malkangiri As Maoists Set To Observe PLGA Week From Today

Malkangiri: Security arrangements have been tightened in the district as the Maoists have announced to observe the People’s Liberation Guerrilla Army (PLGA) Week from today. The week-long observation of the armed wing of the banned Maoist organisation will continue till December 8. According to sources, PLGA week will be observed by the Maoists this year […]

  • Thursday, 08 April 2021
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Know What The Maoists Do To Entice Youths To Join The Guerrilla Fold During PLGA Week

Nabarangpur: Even though the outlawed CPI (Maoist) is pushed on a back-foot by security forces with scores of Maoists shunning violence and joining mainstreams, the Left Wing Extremists (LWE) have braced up once again to revamp the organisation and regain their footing by luring youths and young women into the extremists’ fold. During the ongoing […]

  • Thursday, 08 April 2021
Odisha: Tribals Turn Soldiers To Safeguard Villages In Swabhiman Anchal

Malkangiri: Rattled by the unending Maoist violence that has crippled developmental activities in their areas, tribals in the Swabhiman Anchal in the district have geared up to safeguard their villages from the grip of ultras. Armed with traditional weapons like bows-arrows, axe, daggers and sticks, hundreds of residents from villages across the district have intensified […]

  • Thursday, 08 April 2021
Developmental Works Hit In Swabhiman Anchal As Maoists Strike Again

Malkangiri: Security forces have already penetrated into more than half of the Swabhiman Anchal, which was once dominated by the Maoists, and several BSF camps have been set up in the area to take on the red rebels. However, the ultras have once again become active with several attacks leading to a halt in the […]

  • Wednesday, 07 April 2021
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Odisha: Family Flees Village After Threats From Maoists In Malkangiri

Malkangiri: A family of Totaguda village, a part of Swabhiman Anchal in the district had to leave their home after the Maoists threatened them to go away from the village suspecting them to be police informers. According to reports, the Maoists suspected Manu Galeri as a police informer and asked him to leave the village […]

  • Wednesday, 07 April 2021
Maoist Den Busted In Odisha's Swabhiman Anchal, Explosive Materials Seized

Malkangiri: In a major seizure, the Malkangiri Police and the District Voluntary Force (DVF) in a joint combing operation busted a Maoist hideout in a stronghold area of Left-wing extremists (LWE) in Malkangiri district bordering Andhra Pradesh along the extension of Swabhiman Anchal, and recovered IEDs and other Maoist articles from the camp on Tuesday. […]

  • Wednesday, 07 April 2021
CRPF Inducting Women Warriors In CoBRA To Fight Maoists

New Delhi: The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) is in the process to induct women warriors of the force into its elite CoBRA Battalion to engage in the fight against the Maoists — the first of such kinds of initiatives taken in the Maoist warfare duties. Outgoing CRPF Director General A.P. Maheshwari, who is to […]

  • Tuesday, 06 April 2021
Odisha: Maoists Kill Two In Kandhamal For Being 'Police Informers', Warn Of More Bloodbath

Kandhamal: Panic gripped Baliguda area on Saturday after Maoists brutally murdered two villagers in Belaghara police limits of the district on the suspicion of being police informers. While one body was lying in a pool of blood near Bhandarangi panchayat office, the body of other person was recovered from near Guchaguda village, sources said. The […]

  • Tuesday, 06 April 2021
Odisha: Maoists Abduct Two Villagers On Suspicion Of Police Informer

Kandhamal: Maoists continue to unleash terror in the district with the kidnapping of two civilians from Gumma village suspecting them to be police informers. The fresh violence has been reported a day after the red rebels killed two villagers including the son of a local sarpanch in the district on the same suspicion. Sources said […]

  • Tuesday, 06 April 2021
Odisha: Maoist Gunned Down In Encounter In Malkangiri Forest

Malkangiri: A Maoist was killed during an encounter with a combined team of Special Operations Group (SOG) and District Voluntary Force (DVF) in a forest near Nunkhari at Madakapada under Mudulipada police limits in the district last night. The security forces reportedly received an input about Maoists’ presence and their camp in Nunkhari forest and […]

  • Tuesday, 06 April 2021
16 Maoists Killed In Odisha In 2020: Report

Bhubaneswar: Sixteen members of the banned CPI (Maoist) outfit were killed in gun-battles with security forces in Odisha last year, a report said on Friday. Seven civilians and two policemen also lost their lives to the violence, it said. As many as 34 red rebels were arrested and 21 surrendered before the police in 2020, […]

  • Thursday, 01 April 2021
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Maoists Oppose Malkangiri Encounter, Release Audio Tape

Malkangiri: The Red Rebels on Tuesday opposed the recently encounter in which two of their cadres were killed by security forces in Chitrakonda. In an audio tape, Maoist leader and Andhra-Odisha zonal Committee Secretary Kailash has condemned the killings and action by the administration, police and the Odisha government. The audio-tape has been released two […]

  • Monday, 01 March 2021
Security Forces, Maoists Exchange Fire In Odisha; Rebel Detained, 2 Weapons Seized

Kandhamal: A cadre of the outlawed Communist Party of India (Maoist) was detained after an exchange of fire between the security forces and the Red rebels in Kandhamal district on Sunday. As per reports, the gunfight took place near Gochhapada Bireni forest in Phulbani. Two country-made weapons, 1 radio, medicines and other articles used by […]

  • Monday, 01 March 2021