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.
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.
Suspected Maoists today gunned down a Congress leader outside his house in Odisha's Koraput district.
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.
A hardcore Maoist was arrested and explosives were seized from him in Odisha`s Koraput district on Saturday, police said.
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 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.
A woman Maoist carrying a cash reward of Rs one lakh on her head has surrendered in Odisha`s Koraput district.
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 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 farmers of Odisha`s Koraput district with thousands of quintal of paddy still lying in the mandis after procurement of the targeted amount.
Armed Maoists blew up a bridge on the river Poteru snapping road link between Kalimela and Padia in Malkangiri district.
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 torched two vehicles in Odisha`s Koraput district to protest the construction of a road in the region, police said Monday.
Farmers of Koraput district of Odisha are on a warpath alleging irregularities at the paddy procurement centres.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Day in Pics: 28th January
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