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Odisha: Bonda tribe man forced to pay bribe to doctor for wife's delivery!

A man belonging to the particularly vulnerable tribal groups (PVTG) Bonda tribe has alleged that he has to pay bribe to a doctor at the Malkangiri District Headquarters Hospital, for C-section delivery of his wife.

Five tribals beaten by Maoists

At least five tribals were severly beaten up by Maoists suspecting them as police informers and also for casting votes in the three-tire panchayat elections in Malkangiri district, police said today.

77% polling in final phase of pancahyat elections in Odisha

An average of 77 per cent of the electorate today cast their votes amidst tight security in the last and final phase of the three-tier Panchayat election in Odisha.

Odisha Panchayat elections: 73 percent turnout in second phase

Odisha Panchayat elections: 73 percent turnout in second phase

Barring stray incidents, the second phase of the three-tier panchayat polls concluded peacefully across Odisha on Wednesday with 73 percent voter turnout.

Odisha Congress vice-president Pradeep Majhi ends six-day fast

 Odisha Congress vice-president Pradeep Majhi and other party leaders today ended their six-day hunger strike after submitting a memorandum to Governor S C Jamir and announced to intensify its stir against the government's "anti-tribal" atittude.

Opposition calls Malkangiri bandh protesting Naveen Patnaik's visit

Opposition Congress and BJP today separately called for a bandh in the Japanese Encephalitis-hit Malkangiri district of Odisha ahead of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik's one-day visit scheduled tomorrow, even as ruling BJD criticised their move calling it one "challenging democracy".

72 women among 222 Maoist supporters surrender in Malkangiri

72 women among 222 Maoist supporters surrender in Malkangiri

The Maoist supporters came laden in trucks to surrender before Malkangiri Superintendent of Police Mitrabhanu Mahapatra.

94 Maoist supporters, ultras surrender in Odisha's Malkangiri

94 Maoist supporters, ultras surrender in Odisha's Malkangiri

As many as 94 Maoist supporters and 52 militia members have surrendered before Malkangiri police.

Japanese encephalitis: Symptoms, how to prevent it!

Mosquitoes that feed on infected animals can become infected with the virus and then transmit it to humans.

Maoist encounter on Odisha-Andhra border: Death toll rises to 27

Maoist encounter on Odisha-Andhra border: Death toll rises to 27

Malkangiri served as a major transit belt of the Naxals.

21 Maoists gunned down in encounter on Odisha-Andhra border

21 Maoists gunned down in encounter on Odisha-Andhra border

The Naxals were neutralised in a joint operation by the Odisha Police and their counterparts from Andhra Pradesh.

Death toll 48 as three more succumb to Japanese Encephalitis in Odisha

Three more persons died of Japanese Encephalitis virus on Wednesday in Odisha's Malkangiri district, taking the death toll to 48.

Japanese Encephalitis death toll rises to 38 in Odisha

The death toll due to Japanese Encephalitis has reached 38 in Odisha's Malkangiri district while the disease continues to spread its tentacles to other districts.

Japanese encephalitis in Odisha: All you need to know!

Currently, the vector-borne disease has claimed lives of 27 children in Odisha's Malkangiri district. 

Odisha shocker: Father forced to carry daughter's dead body after ambulance leaves them midway

Odisha shocker: Father forced to carry daughter's dead body after ambulance leaves them midway

A man was forced to carry his seven-year-old daughter’s body on Friday as the ambulance transporting them to Odisha’s Malkangiri district hospital allegedly left them midway after learning the girl had died.

Hardcore Maoist surrenders in Odisha

A Maoist carrying a Rs four lakh reward on her head surrendered before the police in Malkangiri district on Thursday.

Dreaded Maoist couple, three other ultras surrender in Odisha

Sukhdev and his wife Rukmini were active for over a decade and decided to give up arms after they realised that the Maoists were harassing tribals and poor people.

57 Naxals, including 25 women, surrender before police in Odisha's Malkangiri district

57 Naxals, including 25 women, surrender before police in Odisha's Malkangiri district

As many as 57 Naxals, including 25 women, surrendered before police in Odisha's Malkangiri district on Sunday.

Amit Shah to attend farmer's convention in Odisha

Amit Shah to attend farmer's convention in Odisha

A day before Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s visit to Bargarh in Odisha, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah will on Saturday visit the state today to attend the farmer`s convention.

Three Pune students who were on a cycle-tour abducted by Maoists in Chhattisgarh

Three Pune students who were on a cycle-tour abducted by Maoists in Chhattisgarh

These students, from Pune, were on a peace tour  of Maharashtra, Odisha and Chhattisgarh. The students were supposed to reach Malkangiri in Odisha on January 10.