Tag: Maoists

Maoists hold 'Praja Meli' on last day of Martyrs' Week

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 […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Security beefed up as Maoists call for Jharkhand bandh

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 […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Maoists damage Essar pipeline in Chitrakonda

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 […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
PLGA Week: Maoist posters found in Nabarangpur

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 […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Maoists kill man suspecting him to be a police informer

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 […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Maoist posters ask locals to stay off from Police, CRPF

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 […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
CPI (Maoist) Inducting Children, Giving Military Training: Centre

As per provisions of the JJ Act, a child who is a victim of or affected by any armed conflict, civil unrest or natural calamity, is included as a "child in need of care and protection", among others.

  • Tuesday, 27 July 2021
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Blow to rebels: Maoist couple surrenders in Malkangiri

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 […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Maoists put up posters, block roads calling for support to bandh

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 […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Jawans ready to counter Maoists: South Western range DIG

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 […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Two Maoists arrested for killing tribal man

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 […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Maoists planning to use remote-controlled IEDs

  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 […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Man shot at for campaigning against ultras in Malkangiri

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 […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Explosives, Maoist items seized in Deogarh forest

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 […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Anti-Maoist posters condemn killing of 'police informer' in Malkangiri

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 […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021