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Maoist violence has declined in Odisha: Naveen

Maoist violence has declined in Odisha: Naveen

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 22:01

Amid a walk out by Congress and BJP members who alleged a spurt in crimes against women, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Friday claimed in the Assembly that the quantum of Maoist violence has declined since 2013.

Crimes against women up in Odisha

Crimes against women up in Odisha

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 19:01

There is spurt in crimes against women with the Odisha Police registering as many as 1,832 rape cases in 2013 against 1,458 such cases during 2012, according to a white paper of the state Home Department.

Maoists gun down two including village head in Malkangiri

Maoists gun down two including village head in Malkangiri

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 13:43

Maoists Friday shot dead two persons, including a village head, suspecting them to be police informers in Odisha`s Malkangiri district.

Nayagarh court allows Crime Branch to take Panda on remand

Nayagarh court allows Crime Branch to take Panda on remand

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 00:48

The Sub-Divisional Judicial Magistrate (SDJM), Nayagarh, on Thursday allowed Odisha police to take top Maoist leader Sabyasachi Panda on remand.

Justice Amitava Roy to be new CJ of Orissa High Court

Justice Amitava Roy to be new CJ of Orissa High Court

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 23:25

Justice Amitava Roy will be the new Chief Justice of Orissa High Court. A Presidential warrant of appointment of Justice Roy reached here Thursday.

BSF ADG visits Malkangiri, reviews Maoist situation

BSF ADG visits Malkangiri, reviews Maoist situation

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 23:06

BSF Additional Director General B D Sharma Thursday said anti-Maoist operations will soon be intensified in Odisha`s Malkangiri district bordering Chhattisgarh and Telangana.

BJP seeks probe into Maoist leader Sabyasachi Panda`s arrest

BJP seeks probe into Maoist leader Sabyasachi Panda`s arrest

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 13:41

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday demanded a central probe into the circumstances that led to last week`s arrest of Odisha Maoist leader Sabyasachi Panda, who carried a reward of Rs 5 lakh on his head.

CPI leader killed in Odisha

CPI leader killed in Odisha

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 13:02

A local CPI leader was killed allegedly by some unidentified men at Chhatrapur in Ganjam district, police said Thursday.

`Maoist leader Sabyasachi Panda`s arrest a drama`

`Maoist leader Sabyasachi Panda`s arrest a drama`

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 11:43

The outlawed Communist Party of India-Maoist has said the July 18 arrest of top rebel leader Sabyasachi Panda in Odisha was "a state-sponsored drama".

Odisha flood affects 2 lakh people, 4 killed, 1 missing: SRC

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 22:18

At least four persons were killed and another missing in the floods due to incessant rains leading to breaches in the embankment of river Baitarani while water level has started receding in all rivers, officials said on Wednesday.