MALKANGIRI DISTRICT

  • Eight Maoists surrender in Odisha's Malkangiri district August 14, 2013

    Eight Maoists, including three area commanders, surrendered to the police on Wednesday in Odisha's Malkangiri district. The eight, from remote Chitrakonda area in the district, surrendered here to Superintendent of Police Akhileswar Singh. Three of them, brothers Raghu Hantal (24) and Iswar Hantal (23) besides Patra Hantal (28) were militia area commanders,...
  • Maoists stop vulgar dance performance at Odisha village November 26, 2012

    Malkangiri (Odisha): Donning the role of moral police, Maoists stopped a 'vulgar' dance performance and assaulted the organisers of the show in Odisha's tribaldominated Malkangiri district. The police said dancers from Andhra Pradesh and Chhattisgarh were dancing 'seminude' at "Jagadhatri Puja" celebrations at MPV12 village last night when about 20...
  • Mentally deranged woman kept in confinement rescued November 19, 2012

    Malkangiri: A mentally deranged woman tied to a chain and kept in confinement in a room was rescued by Malkangiri district administration in Odisha, official sources said on Sunday. Balika Hial (50) of Kalahandisahi in the district headquarter town was undergoing the ordeal for last three years ever since she...
  • Orissa collector could be freed by evening February 24, 2011

    Bhubaneswar: Malkangiri Collector RV Krishna may be released soon as mediators Dandapani Mahanty and Professor G Haragopal have been reached Koraput to work out the modalities of his release with the Maoists. Meanwhile, Maoist Ideologue Ganti Prasadam has not been granted bail and has been remanded to judicial custody till March...
  • Naxals release Majhi, no news of IAS officer February 23, 2011

    Bhubaneshwar: Naxals released junior engineer Pabitra Majhi on Wednesday. Majhi was reportedly released in Janatai village from where he crossed the Janvai River and came to Chitrakonda. Majhi and Malkangiri District Collector R Vineel Krishna, a 2005 batch IAS officer, were abducted by the Naxals on February 16. He came out...
  • Collector Krishna's family awaits his return February 23, 2011

    RV Krishna's fatherinlaw talks to CNNIBN while waiting for his soninlaw's release. ...
  • On the abduction path of collector RV Krishna February 23, 2011

    CNNIBN traces the spot from where Malkangiri DC RV Krishna was abducted. ...
  • Orissa hostage crisis ends; Naxal issue remains February 23, 2011

    New Delhi: Crowds swelled on Tuesday in front of RV Krishna's residence as news spread fast that Krishna along with Pabitra Majhi had been freed by the Naxals and on his way back home. Malkangiri, it appeared, couldn't wait to greet him and it is a testimony to the good work...
  • Celebration in Malkangiri as Krishna returns February 23, 2011

    People in Malkangiri were all very happy as they welcome RV Krishna back home. ...
  • Orissa: Collector, engineer freed by Naxals February 22, 2011

    Bhubaneswar: Kidnapped Malkangiri District Collector RV Krishna and a junior engineer were released by the Naxals on Tuesday after the Orissa government had caved in to Naxals' remaining six of the 14 demands. RV Krishna's uncle Mohan Rao said,"We are really happy at this development." Krishna and junior engineer Majhi were...
  • Video of RV Krishna just before his abduction February 21, 2011

    The video, which CNNIBN has accessed, was taken just an hour before he was abducted. ...
  • Hostage crisis: Naxals call for Orissa bandh February 21, 2011

    Bhubaneswar: As talks between Maoist chosen mediators and the government to secure the release of abducted Malkangiri district Collector RV Krishna and an engineer resumed this morning, the red rebels called a statewide bandh today to press for release of jailed ultras. The talks had remained inconclusive yesterday, with the mediators...
  • Orissa hostage crisis: Naxals extend deadline February 18, 2011

    New Delhi: There is no word yet on the release of district collector R V Krishna and engineer Pavitra Majhi. But the Maoists have given the authorities another 48 hours to comply with their demands. Families of the kidnapped are hopeful. "We are confident the issue will be sorted out...