Naxal held with 7kg IED in Odisha

Security forces apprehended a suspected Naxal and seized a 7kg improvised bomb from him in Rayagada district of Odisha.

Maoists set ablaze vehicles in Odisha

In a swift attack, armed Maoists set afire several equipments and vehicles at a road construction site in Odisha`s Rayagada district, police said on Thursday.

Maoists torch three vehicles in Odisha

Maoists on Saturday set ablaze two tractors and an excavator at a road construction site in Odisha`s Rayagada district, police said.

NCW recommends CBI probe into lady teacher`s killing in Odisha

NCW has recommended a CBI probe into the killing of a lady school teacher who refused to withdraw a case of molestation against her senior in Odisha`s Rayagada district.

15 arrested for stealing alumina powder worth Rs two crore

Fifteen people were arrested for stealing alumina powder, estimated to be worth Rs 2 crore, from the bogie of a goods train at Ladda railway station in Rayagada district, police said on Sunday.

Odisha` Rayagada dist restricts foreigners` visit

With two Italian tourists
being taken hostage by the Maoists in Kandhamal district the
authorities of Rayagada, another left wing extremist hit
tribal district, has restricted entry of foreigners.

Cholera bacteria detected in Orissa`s Rayagada district

The `vibrio cholerae` bacteria
was detected in water sources of Southern Orissa`s Rayagada
district where at least 34 people have died of diarrhoea in
last two months, official sources said today.

Orissa villagers want tribal status, boycott census

More than 20,000 families in Orissa’s Rayagada district have refused to share their details with enumerators engaged in census operation, protesting the government failure to accord them tribal status.