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Tag: Red Rebels

Maoists Attack Bihar Railway Station, Take Official Hostage

The railway operation was resumed after police and CRPF officials checked entire areas and gave the green signal.

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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 […]

Red Threat: Maoists Issue ‘Fatwa’ Against Use Of Mobiles

Malkangiri: After the PLGA weak restrictions, an absurd warning from the red rebels greeted the locals of Orapadar village under Andrapali Panchayat in Malkangiri’s cut-off area today, forbidding them to use mobile phones. The ‘Fatwa’ came in the form of a writing on a board which states that whoever uses a mobile phone without consent […]

CRPF jawans bust Maoist camp in Kandhamal

Kandhamal: The 8th battalion of Central Reserve Police Force(CRPF) busted a Maoist camp during a combing operation at Radha and Hatipeda forests range under Kotgarh police limits in the district today. Several articles used by the red rebels have been seized from the spot, sources said. Acting on a tip-off regarding the presence and movement […]

CRPF jawans bust Maoist camp in Patnagarh

Bolangir: A team of CRPF jawans busted a Maoist camp during a combing operation at Gandhamardhan hills of Patnagarh of Bolangir district on Sunday. Several articles including some diaries, uniforms, naxalite literature and other items used by red rebels have been seized. Sources said all the articles were stuffed in a box and hidden inside […]

Maoists set afire bus in Malkangiri; passengers unhurt

Malkangiri: Panic gripped Mathili area of Malkangiri district after a group of armed Maoists allegedly torched a bus near Mundaguda here late last night. As per reports, a group of 20-25 armed Maoists stopped the bus travelling from Mahupadar to Motu near Mundaguda area and asked the passengers to deboard the vehicle. Later they set […]

Four Maoist imposters arrested by Rayagada police

Rayagada: Police have arrested four persons who were allegedly extorting money from several villagers in Rayagada district by posing as Maoists. The accused have been identified as Ramesh Nayak from P. Maligaon under Kashipur block, Balekdas Nayak, Balaram Nayak from Jalkura village and Bapta Nayak. According to sources, the accused posing as red rebels used […]

Rebels oppose anti-naxal operations by Centre

Kandhamal: Fresh Maoist posters opposing the ongoing anti-naxal operations by the Centre were recovered from Simanbadi area under Daringbadi police limits in Kandhamal district. The posters, bearing the name of CPI (Maoist) were put up on the wall of a pump house, urged the locals to observe the ‘Pratibad Saptah (protest week) till December 12. […]

Maoists put up posters in Kandhamal

Kandhamal: Posters in the name of CPI (Maoist) were recovered near Durgapanga village under Kotagarh police limits in Baliguda of Kandhamal district today. In the posters, the red rebels have warned local villagers to stay away from police and stop helping them. The ultras have also appealed people not to become police informers just for […]

Fierce encounter between Police and Maoists in Malkangiri

Malkangiri: Huge cache of arms and ammunition were seized by security personnel from a Maoist camp today after a fierce encounter with the red rebels in Tulasi Pahada area of Malkangiri district. Acting on a tip-off about the Maoist camp, police conducted a search operation late last night. The ultras who were camping in the […]

Maoists wreak havoc in Malkangiri

Malkangiri: Panic gripped locals in Malkangiri after Maoists wreaked havoc in a series of incidents in and around the district in last 24 hours. In the first incident, armed rebels set afire two buses and one truck at Bacheli in Dantewada district along the Malkangiri border. The incident took place on Wednesday night when the […]

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Maoist Martyrs' Week: Security Tightened, Bus Services Stopped in Malkangiri

Malkangiri: With the ultras observing Martyrs’ Week from today, security has been stepped up in Naxal-affected Malkangiri and other areas to avoid any untoward incident till August 3. As a precautionary measure, government bus services were also stopped today in Malkangiri in view of the Martyrs’ Week (locally called as the Shahid Saptah). “Security has […]

Two suspected Maoists injured in police encounter

Nuapada: Two suspected Maoists cadres were reportedly injured in an exchange of fire between security personnel and red rebels near Kholibhitar inside Sunabeda Wildlife Sanctuary in Nuapada district on Tuesday. The injured rebels identified as Chatur Chinda and Bidya Chinda of Kholibhitar area in the district, have been admitted to the Raipur Hospital at Chattisgarh. […]

Odisha to join hands with Andhra Pradesh to take on Maoists: DGP

Bhubaneswar: Director General of Police R P Sharma on Tuesday informed that Odisha and Andhra Pradesh will jointly launch anti-Maoist operations to flush out the rebels from the State. After attending a meeting with his counterpart in Andhra Pradesh, Sharma said the meeting laid emphasis on coordination between the two States during operations against the […]

Landmine blast in Koraput, no casualty reported

Malkangiri/Koraput: Panic gripped locals after a landmine exploded at Kaliajhola area under Jeypore in Koraput district today. However, no casualties were reported in the incident. A poster in the name of Sadharan Adivasi Janata has also been recovered from the spot. In the poster, the outfit has warned the Maoists to abstain from carrying violent […]

Maoist violence has come down in Odisha: DGP

Bhubaneswar: The number of Left Wing Extremism (LWE) affected districts in Odisha has come down from 19 to to 15, said Director General of Police (DGP) RP Sharma. Briefing mediapersons, the DGP said, while six districts- Ganjam, Gajapati, Mayurbhanj, Keonjhar, Jajpur and Dhenkanal – have been deleted from the list, the Home ministry has added […]

Dreaded Maoist killed in police encounter in Malkangiri

Malkangiri: A dreaded Maoist cadre was killed in an exchange of fire between police and the red rebels in Mahupadar forest in Malkangiri district bordering Chhattisgarh today. According to sources, the identity of the Maoist is yet to be ascertained. Police have seized a pistol and several items belonging to the Maoists from the spot. […]

Maoists kill villager in Malkangiri

Malkangiri: Maoists today killed a tribal man, suspecting him to be a police informer, at Panasput village under Chitrakonda Tehsil of Malkangiri district. As per reports the ultras arrived on a boat at Spillway Ghat near Chitrakonda and gunned down one Sama Pangi. Sama, originally a resident of Jantri village under Kalimela Tehsil, was hiding […]

Maoist surrender - Deba Madhi
Maoist surrenders in Malkangiri

Malkangiri: A wanted Maoist, carrying Rs one lakh reward on his head, surrendered before the police in Malkangiri district today. Expressing desire to return to the mainstream, Deba Madhi (34) surrendered before the Malkangiri Superintendent of Police Mitrabhanu Mohapatra here, a senior police official said.   Also Read:  Woman Maoist surrenders in Odisha, claims women […]

Women Maoist Surrender
2 Maoist operatives surrender in Malkangiri

Malkangiri: Two women Maoist operatives who carried Rs four lakh reward each on their heads, surrendered before the Police in Odisha’s Malkangiri district today. The two, identified as Sumitra Madvi alias Manila (35) and Jagi Madkami (33), were allegedly involved in over a dozen offences including killings and blasts, Malkangiri Superintendent of Police Mitrabhanu Mohapatra […]

Odisha seeks infra development in LWE districts

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has urged the Centre to step up infrastructure development in the Maoist prone districts. This was discussed at a videoconferencing at the State Secretariat here today where the Union Cabinet secretary interacted with the senior state government officials. Talking to media persons after the meeting, principal secretary, Home, Asit Tripathy said […]

19 Odisha districts are Maoist prone: CM

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today informed the State Assembly that 19 out of 30 districts of Odisha are Maoist prone. In a written reply to a question by Congress member Kailash Kulesika, the chief minister said 45 Maoists have been killed and 80 arrested in 55 encounters since 2015 till November this year. Besides, […]

113 Maoist sympathizers surrender in Malkangiri

Malkangiri: Support base of Maoists in Odisha continues to wane as another 113 Maoist sympathizers surrendered before the Malkangiri police today. According to sources, the surrendered sympathizers are from Idikonda village under Kalimela police limits and include 29 militia and 11 village committee members. All the persons were working for the Kalimela Dalam. Also Read: […]

Wanted Maoist surrenders in Malkangiri

Malkangiri: The influence of the Maoists is on the wane in the cut-off areas of Malkangiri district has become more evident with the surrender of a wanted cadre before the police today. Reports said Ram Madkami, a Maoist cadre, arrived at the district headqurters here and surrendered before SP Mitrabhanu Mohapatra. He also handed him […]

222 Maoist sympathizers surrender in Malkangiri

Malkangiri: In another setback to Maoists, as many as 222 Maoist sympathizers surrendered before the Malkangiri police today. According to sources, the surrendered sympathizers are from Tekguda, Sana Tekguda and Tekguda colony under Kalimela police limits and include 19 militia and 72 women. With this surrender, over 500 Maoist sympathizers have surrendered this month.