Village headman killed in Odisha

A tribal village headman has been killed by suspected Maoists on suspicion of being a police informer in Koraput district, the police said on Saturday.

Still no aid for Odisha tribal families hit by Cyclone Hudhud

Almost a month after cyclone Hudhud hit Odisha, seven tribal families of remote Podaguda village, 100 km from here in Koraput district, claim they are yet to get aid to reconstruct their houses.

Congress leader gunned down by suspected Maoists in Odisha

 Suspected Maoists today gunned down a Congress leader outside his house in Odisha's Koraput district.

Odisha: 88 students taken ill for suspected food poisoning

At least 88 students of a government-run residential school were taken ill for suspected food poisoning in Koraput district, an official said on Wednesday.

Hardcore Maoist arrested, explosives seized in Odisha

A hardcore Maoist was arrested and explosives were seized from him in Odisha`s Koraput district on Saturday, police said.

Maoist shot dead in encounter in Odisha

A hardcore Maoist carrying a reward of Rs one lakh on his head was shot dead in an encounter with security forces in Odisha`s Koraput district, police said.

Maoists kill two of the four abducted from Koraput

Maoists have killed two of the four persons they abducted recently suspecting them to be police informers and released the other two unhurt in Odisha`s Koraput district, police said today.

Woman Maoist surrenders in Odisha

A woman Maoist carrying a cash reward of Rs one lakh on her head has surrendered in Odisha`s Koraput district.

Maoists put up anti-poll posters in Koraput district of Odisha

Fresh anti-poll posters by Maoists have surfaced in Koraput district of Odisha, leaving local leaders worried over the conduct of peaceful Lok Sabha and Assembly elections.

Police gun down two Maoists; recover huge cache of arms in Odisha

Police killed two Maoists in an encounter in a forest area near Pottangi in Koraput district of Odisha, and recovered a huge cache of arms and ammunition from them.

Fear of distress sale haunts Odisha farmers

Fear of distress sale haunts farmers of Odisha`s Koraput district with thousands of quintal of paddy still lying in the mandis after procurement of the targeted amount.

Maoists blow up bridge in Odisha

Armed Maoists blew up a bridge on the river Poteru snapping road link between Kalimela and Padia in Malkangiri district.

`Prime Minister`, his `cabinet` looks after school in Odisha

As you enter Sevashram, a residential school for SC and ST students at Sipaiput in Odisha`s Koraput district, you are welcomed by the "prime minister" of the school.

Maoists torch vehicles to protest road construction

Maoists torched two vehicles in Odisha`s Koraput district to protest the construction of a road in the region, police said Monday.

Farmers` agitation in Odisha

Farmers of Koraput district of Odisha are on a warpath alleging irregularities at the paddy procurement centres.

19 elected representatives in Odisha quit

At least 19 elected representatives, including `sarapanch` (village heads) and ward members, resigned in Odisha`s Koraput district, complaining that no development was being done in their area, an official said on Tuesday.

Five Maoists arrested in Odisha

At least five Maoist
ultras, involved in around 10 murders and several Naxal offensives in Odisha`s Koraput district, were on Saturday arrested by a joint team of police and BSF personnel.

NGO official held for sexually assaulting minor girls

An NGO official has been arrested on charges of sexually assaulting at least five girls in a hostel it was running in Odisha, police said.

Maoist ultra killed by security forces in Odisha

Security forces on Friday gunned down a suspected Naxalite in the jungles of Koraput district in Odisha and recovered some arms and ammunition following the operation.

Land mines found in Odisha`s Koraput district

Two powerful land mines were recovered on a road in Odisha`s Koraput district after which security personnel began sanitising the entire stretch of Koraput-Laxmipur road.