Police hunt for contractor in Posco violence

Orissa Police are looking for a contractor to investigate his role in the December 14 clashes near the Posco steel plant site in which one person was killed, an official said Monday.

Cops raid Maoist camp in Orissa, no casualty

A gunfight on Saturday took place between the police and Maoists in Orissa`s Sambalpur district, an official said. There has been no casualty so far.

Orissa police says rebels breached agreement by taking up arms

Defending coercive action
against Maoists, Orissa police said it had not breached
the agreement between mediators and the state government but
by the rebels themselves.

Orissa police debates on UAPA, NIA chief to attend workshop

The workshop on UAPA, the first of its kind in the
state, was attended by 25 field level police personnel from
different Maoist-hit districts.

Orissa police threaten strike over assault on colleague

The police association in Orissa on Monday threatened to launch a strike to protest an alleged assault on their colleague by a ruling party MP in Cuttack while he was on duty.

Arrested TC leader confessed taking Maoist help: Police

Arrested Trinamool Congress activist Karmu Mahto has confessed to Orissa police that he took Maoist help to counter violence by CPI(M) cadres at Jhargram in West Bengal.

Maoists consciously targeted ambulance: Orissa police

Rejecting apprehensions that the ill-fated ambulance which hit a landmine killing five persons in Kandhamal, was a case of "mistaken identity", Orissa police on Tuesday claimed that Maoists had consciously targeted the vehicle.

Wanted Maoist arrested in Andhra Pradesh

A wanted Maoist, who worked as an over ground worker for the rebels, was arrested by Orissa police from neighbouring Andhra Pradesh.

Orissa police launch search to trace Maoists

Security personnel on Monday launched a search to trace injured Maoists or bodies after
the encounter at Narayanpatna in Orissa`s Koraput district.

Orissa police probing origins of threatening e-mail

A day after the office of Orissa Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik received a fresh e-mail from suspected Maoists threatening a `Dantewada-type massacre`, police and cyber experts were on Friday detecting its origin.

Two women Maoists surrender before Orissa Police

Unable to cope with
life inside the jungle and alleged atrocities in the
organisation, two women Maoist cadre today surrendered before
the police in Orissa`s Keonjhar district.

Industrial violence a headache for Orissa Police

Saddled with the problem of
left wing extremism (LWE), Orissa police is now facing a tough
time in maintaing law and order following displacement of
people at the upcoming industrial hubs and campus unrest.