Last Updated: Wednesday, May 08, 2013, 17:56
A hardcore Maoist allegedly involved in the abduction of ruling BJD MLA Jhina Hikaka and wanted in several murder cases, was arrested in Odisha`s Rayagada district, police said on Wednesday.
Last Updated: Tuesday, August 07, 2012, 15:10
A Maoist, allegedly involved in obstructing security forces in launching a search for BJD MLA Jhina Hikaka after his abduction in March, was arrested in Odisha`s Koraput district, police said on Tuesday.
Last Updated: Friday, July 13, 2012, 21:22
Maoists strongly protested the Odisha Government`s plan of launching night operation.
Last Updated: Friday, July 13, 2012, 20:42
Strongly protesting the Odisha Government`s plan of launching night operation against Maoists, the out-lawed outfit has alleged that the state has failed to keep its promises made during the abduction of MLA Jhina Hikaka.
Last Updated: Friday, May 18, 2012, 22:58
The security of Jhina Hikaka and his family has been raised with the BJD MLA, who was kidnapped in March by Maoists, to be moved to a fortified bungalow.
Last Updated: Monday, May 14, 2012, 23:11
Yet to take a decision on his possible resignation as the MLA of Laxmipur as decided in the Maoist`s `praja` court, Jhina Hikaka on Monday said he had left it to Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.
Last Updated: Tuesday, May 08, 2012, 19:13
With the deadline by Maoists to Odisha MLA Jhina Hikaka to resign ending on Thursday, CM Naveen Patnaik said that he should not quit under pressure.
Last Updated: Monday, April 30, 2012, 17:20
Four days after release of Jhina Hikaka from Maoist captivity, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday questioned why the MLA should resign.
Last Updated: Sunday, April 29, 2012, 18:46
Odisha MLA Jhina Hikaka said the ultras are likely to release a fresh audio message which could clear the air over his possible resignation as a legislator.
Last Updated: Saturday, April 28, 2012, 22:18
MLA Jhina Hikaka, who was abducted by Maoists, is yet to spell out whether to quit membership of Odisha Assembly as per an agreement with the ultras.
Last Updated: Friday, April 27, 2012, 23:53
Stressing the importance of a national agency to curb terror threats, Union Minister V Narayanasamy said the NCTC is essential to avoid incidents like the recent abduction of Odisha MLA.
Last Updated: Thursday, April 26, 2012, 23:18
Odisha MLA Jhina Hikaka avoided speaking about what took place at the `praja` (people`s) court where he was produced before his release.
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