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Maoists ambush security forces near Kandhamal, one Special Operations Group jawan martyred

One jawan belonging to the Special Operations Group (SOG) was martyred in an encounter with Maoists near Kandhamal district of Odisha on Sunday evening.

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The Story of Nikash Kanhar: Virat Kohli's die-hard fan braves odds to support India captain

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Action to be taken in the Kandhamal Police firing incident: CM

Action to be taken in the Kandhamal Police firing incident: CM

Patnaik said the incident took place at Gumudumaha village under Baliguda block of Kandhamal district during an anti-Maoist operation by SOG personnel on July 8.

Odisha govt has "nexus" with Maoists: BJP probe team

Five tribals, including three women and an one-year-old child, were killed on July 8 in what police said was a crossfire during its operation against Maoists.

Congress to raise Kandhamal killings in Parliament

Congress to raise Kandhamal killings in Parliament

Asking Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to own responsibility for the death of five persons in Kandhamal, Congress said it would raise the issue in Parliament as such killings in the name of anti-naxal drive shows BJD regime's "anti-tribal and anti-dalit" psyche.

BJD in understanding with naxals, alleges BJP

Describing the Kandhamal tragedy as a grim chapter involving killing of helpless and innocent people, the BJP delegation alleged that Naveen Patnaik government was not at all serious about the incident.

Cong team in Kandhamal, party workers-police clash near DGP office

The clash between Congress workers and police personnel took place when demonstrators protesting against the Kandhamal incident of July 8 were prevented from entering the high security office premises.

SOP not adhered during Kandhamal encounter: Oraon

Chairman of National Commission for Scheduled Tribes rejected the police version that the villagers were caught in the crossfire.

Fake encounter in Kandhamal: BJP chief Amit Shah forms committee over killing of tribals

Fake encounter in Kandhamal: BJP chief Amit Shah forms committee over killing of tribals

BJP President Amit Shah on Tuesday constituted a committee of three MPs to look into the killing of five tribals in Kandhamal as the party rejected the Odisha police' claim that they were killed in a crossfire involving Maoists and demanded a probe by a High Court judge.

Odisha government officer reveals her transgender identity

A 32-year-old Odisha government gazetted officer on Monday made public her transgender identity.

Drought-like situation in 12 Odisha districts

 Odisha Revenue Minister Bijoyshree Routary on Wednesday said that 12 districts in the state are facing a drought-like situation and have suffered more than 33 percent crop loss.