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Odisha Anganwadi Worker In Gajapati Threatened By AP Sarpanch, Stopped From Distributing Food Items
Odisha Anganwadi Worker In Gajapati Threatened By AP Sarpanch, Stopped From Distributing Food Items 

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.

Kotia Border Row
Odisha MLA, Andhra Officials Face-Off Over Kotia Border Row

Locals at Phagunsineri witnessed a heated exchange of words ensued between the MLA from Odisha and Andhra officials on Wednesday.

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Odisha Govt Faces Opposition Ire As Andhra Holds Polls In Kotia Again

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…

Desire To Merge With Odisha
Role Reversal! Andhra Villagers Want To Merge With Odisha

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 […]

Odisha’s Kotia Plea In SC: Is State On Slippery Ground?

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 […]

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Kotia Row: Odisha Moves SC Seeking Contempt Of Court Proceedings Against AP

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 […]

Why Is Andhra Pradesh Eyeing Odisha’s Kotia? OTV’s Ground Report
Why Is Andhra Pradesh Eyeing Odisha’s Kotia? OTV’s Ground Report

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 […]

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Border Dispute: Andhra Pradesh Changes Name Of 3 Odisha Villages, Blows GP Poll Bugle

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 […]

Odisha-Andhra Border Dispute: Unofficial Demarcation By AP Sparks Fresh Row

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 […]

Odisha Andhra Border Tension At Pottangi De-Escalates

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 […]

Odisha’s Information Board Demolished By Andhra Villagers In Koraput

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. […]

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Odisha-Andhra Border Dispute Takes Violent Turn, 3 Injured

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 […]

‘Odisha to regain trust of Kotia villagers being lured by Andhra Pradesh’

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government today said that a team of officials will soon visit the Kotia panchayat to regain the trust of the people who are being lured by the neighbouring Andhra Pradesh. Speaking to media, Odisha Revenue Minister Maheshwar Mohanty on Wednesday alleged that the neighbouring Andhra Pradesh government is trying to attract people through […]