Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has termed the spread of the border skirmishes from 20 odd villages under Kotia Gram Panchayat to other border villages in Koraput and Gajapati districts as ‘unfortunate’ and ‘matter of serious concern’.
Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: Crores of Odias will have their eyes fixed tomorrow as the State government locks its horns with its Andhra counterpart over the escalating border dispute pertaining to Kotia region in Koraput district. Close on the heels of the Andhra Pradesh government filing an affidavit in the apex court citing that it has been […]
Bhubaneswar: As many as seven persons were arrested for impersonating as Maoists and extorting money from people in Odisha-Andhra Pradesh border area. Huge cache of arms and ammunition were seized from the accused who were arrested by Palakonda police in Srikakulam district of Andhra Pradesh. The weaponry seized from their possession include five country-made guns, […]
Malkangiri: Amidst the ongoing standoff between Odisha and Andhra Pradesh over Kotia village, the neighbouring State has now set its eye on another bordering village. Though the land belongs to Odisha, Andhra Pradesh is allegedly extending all welfare schemes to the residents of Jumadanga village under Swabhiman Anchal of Chitrakonda block in Malkangiri district. It […]
Malkangiri: In a shocking incident, a two-year-old child died while two other persons went missing after a boat flipped over in Sileru River near Odisha-Andhra border. The mishap occurred after the boat was caught in a thunderstorm. According to sources, five people were on the ill-fated boat and were crossing the river to get to […]
Jeypore: In yet another show of strength, Andhra Pradesh officials on Tuesday organised health and people-connect camps in Kotia cluster of villages under Pottangi block of Odisha’s Koraput district. As per reports, Vizianagaram ASP Deepak Patel and other officials of the neighbouring state visited the bordering Kotia gram panchayat and organised a health camp in […]