The tension over claiming of a forest land at Sunabeda village under Pottangi block of the district continues to simmer between the two neighbouring state over the past few days
The Odisha government on Wednesday formed the high-level committee under the Chairmanship of Chief Secretary while its members include the Development Commissioner and Principal Secretaries of Home, Revenue, Water Resource, Power, and Mass And Higher Education departments.
A legislator from Andhra Pradesh has added fuel to the fire in the contentious border dispute between Odisha and Andhra Pradesh by making unilateral claims that the residents of villages in Kotia Gram Panchayat of Koraput want to be part of Andhra Pradesh.
In her complaint, Anganwadi worker Kasturi Raita alleged that she was threatened by a Sarpanch of Budarsing Panchayat of Andhra Pradesh when she had gone to Gudikhudi village to distribute Chatua and other dry foods.
Locals at Phagunsineri witnessed a heated exchange of words ensued between the MLA from Odisha and Andhra officials on Wednesday.
Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government which has been facing the heat of the Opposition over Kotia border dispute has once again found itself in the eye of storm after the Andhra…
Koraput: In an unexpected turn of events at Odisha-Andhra border in Koraput, residents of at least 14 villages under Salur block of Andhra Pradesh have expressed their desire to merge with Odisha. Amid Odisha-Andhra Pradesh border dispute involving Kotia Gram Panchayat in Koraput where Andhra Pradesh has been claiming its rights on four of the […]
Bhubaneswar: Facing intense political heat in the State Assembly over the Kotia row, the counsel of the Odisha government at the Supreme Court sought four weeks’ time (till March 19) to file a reply to the affidavit of the Andhra Pradesh government. While political analysts view the move by the Odisha government as biding the […]
Bhubaneswar: Odisha government on Wednesday knocked the doors of Supreme Court seeking contempt of court proceedings against Andhra Pradesh government over the Kotia border dispute. The State government’s move comes in the wake of the announcement by Andhra Pradesh government for holding panchayat polls in disputed Kotia region of Koraput. The government has prayed before […]
Bhubaneswar: Odisha’s Kotia panchayat is once again in the headlines following the poll dates announcement by Andhra Pradesh government in the region. Such a move has drawn sharp reactions here with the neighbouring state being accused of meddling in the affairs of Kotia region at regular intervals. The border dispute is not new. Both Andhra […]
Koraput: The ongoing border dispute between Odisha and Andhra Pradesh seems to have reached new heights with the neighbouring state allegedly changing the name of three villages in Koraput district and conducting gram panchayat elections. As per reports, Andhra government has changed names of Tala Ganjeipadar, Patu Sineri and Fagun Sineri in the disputed Kotia […]
Koraput: Two days after talks were held between officials from Odisha and Andhra Pradesh to diffuse the long-drawn tension between two border villages, a fresh row has erupted after unofficial demarcation marks and flags were cited in one of the disputed areas on Saturday. Odisha’s Revenue Divisional Commissioner (RDC), Southern Division on Saturday visited Sambai […]
Koraput: The prevailing border dispute between Odisha and Andhra Pradesh witnessed a bit of relief after officials from the district administration of Koraput on Wednesday held talks with their counterparts in Andhra Pradesh. A district-level discussion between Koraput administration and Andhra Pradesh’s Paderu authorities was held on Wednesday. The Deputy Collector of Koraput and Tehsildar […]
Koraput: A fresh dispute over territory has erupted in Koraput district after an information board put up by the administrative officials of Odisha government was reportedly demolished by the residents of Andhra Pradesh in the bordering areas. The dispute was reported near Sunabeda village under Potangi block of Koraput district along the Odisha-Andhra Pradesh border. […]
Gajapati: At least three persons were injured following a clash over ongoing border dispute between residents of Champapur of Odisha and Singipur of Andhra Pradesh on Saturday. According to sources, some people belonging to Singipur attacked the residents of Champapur Three women sustained injuries in the attack. The locals of Champapur have lodged a complaint […]