Malkangiri

  • Odisha: None turn up to vote in 8 booths in Maoist-hit areas 17-04-2014 07:39 PM

    Though there was peaceful repolling in 15 booths in Maoist-hit Chitrakonda Assembly seat in Odisha's Malkangiri district on Thursday, no votes were cast in eight polling stations mostly due to fear, official sources said. No votes were polled in the seven booths in cut-off areas of Balimela reservoir -- Andrapalli,...
  • Odisha: Maoists kill village panchayat ward member in Malkangiri 14-12-2013 11:38 AM

    Maoists have shot dead two persons, including a village panchayat ward member, two days after abducting them in Odisha's Malkangiri district, police said on Saturday. The bullet-riddled bodies of Tulasi Behera, ward member of Chintalguda, and Jaga Madkami of Ramaguda were found in a forest at Bejangwada area this morning,...
  • Odisha: 12 Maoists surrender before police on being harassed by senior ultras 04-10-2013 03:31 PM

    Twelve Maoists, including five women, surrendered before police in Odisha's Malkangiri district on Friday. Most of the Maoists, including a couple, belonged to Poplur Dalam and Kalimela Dalam in the Naxal-hit district adjoining Andhra Pradesh, Malkangiri Superintendent of Police, Akhileswar Singh told reporters. Muka Madkami of Kanaguda village worked in...
  • Odisha: Six Maoists surrender before police 24-09-2013 09:43 AM

    Six Maoists, involved in several Naxal operations, surrendered before the police in Odisha's Malkangiri district on Monday "due to disillusionment with rebel activities." The Maoists, who surrendered before the SP, were involved in a number of offences including blasting of pipeline of a private steel company, blowing up of several...
  • 14 Naxals killed in an encounter with police in Odisha 14-09-2013 08:46 AM

    Bhubaneswar: 14 Naxals have been killed in an encounter with police in Malkangiri district of Odisha. The encounter took place near the Odisha-Chhattisgarh border. This is said to be the biggest casualty of Naxals so far in Odisha. The police team was led by Malkangiri SP Akhileswar Singh late on...
  • Malkangiri: Village head shot dead by Maoists 10-09-2013 12:25 PM

    A village head was gunned down by Maoists at a remote village in Odisha's Malkangiri district. A group of heavily armed ultras called Ishwar Chandra Sodi, village head in Padia area, out of his house and shot him dead on Monday evening in Kota Materu village, Malkangiri Superintendent of Police...
  • No question of withdrawing BSF camps from Malkangiri: DGP 02-09-2013 07:44 PM

    Koraput: Odisha Police on Monday rejected the Maoists demand of withdrawing BSF camps from Chitrakonda area, the Naxal hot-bed of Malkangiri district, while the state government stressed on the augmentation of developmental activities in the Southern districts. Director General of Police (DGP) Prakash Mishra said the Maoists blasted a landmine...
  • Four Maoists surrender before police in Malkangiri 26-08-2013 03:07 PM

    Anguished over "excess pressure" to carry out orders, four Maoists quit their camp and surrendered before the police in Malkangiri district on Monday, the police said. The surrendered Maoists trekked at least 60 km in the forest terrain upto Chitrakonda reservoir, from Malkangiri before crossing the huge water body with...
  • Launch services in Balimela reservoir stopped due to Maoist threat 21-08-2013 09:18 PM

    Malkangiri:Launch services in Balimela reservoir in Odisha's Malkangiri district came to a halt on Wednesday due to threat from suspected Maoists, snapping the lone communication link for people in 151 villages of the cut off areas of Chitrakonda region. All the launches provided by Irrigation department for the villagers in...
  • Eight Maoists surrender in Odisha's Malkangiri district 14-08-2013 05:21 PM

    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...
  • Maoists stop vulgar dance performance at Odisha village 26-11-2012 09:55 PM

    Malkangiri (Odisha): Donning the role of moral police, Maoists stopped a 'vulgar' dance performance and assaulted the organisers of the show in Odisha's tribal-dominated Malkangiri district. The police said dancers from Andhra Pradesh and Chhattisgarh were dancing 'semi-nude' at "Jagadhatri Puja" celebrations at MPV-12 village last night when about 20...
  • Mentally deranged woman kept in confinement rescued 19-11-2012 02:53 AM

    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...
  • Malkangiri District Collector recounts ordeal 25-02-2011 11:27 PM

    RV Krishna told CNN-IBN that he was overwhelmed when he saw the public support. ...
  • Malkangiri rejuvenates as Krishna returns 25-02-2011 10:41 PM

    Malkangiri: RV Krishna shares a strong bond with Malkangiri. In a deeply feudal society, Krishna embraced his driver, Rao in a bear hug, giving out a very powerful message. People notice that it is not just a pat from a babu. Are you still surprised why this young officer is...
  • Orissa: freed Collector reaches Malkangiri 24-02-2011 09:49 PM

    Malkangiri: District Collector R Vineel Krishna reached Malkangiri on Thursday evening after he was released by the Naxals after nine days in captivity. Krishna was released on Thursday evening in Doli Amba village of Malkangiri district by the Naxals. Krishna, a 2005 batch IAS officer, on being released said he...
  • Orissa hostage crisis over, Collector released 24-02-2011 07:13 PM

    Malkangiri: Malkangiri District Collector R Vineel Krishna has been released by the Naxals after nine days in captivity. Krishna was released on Thursday evening in Doli Amba village of Malkangiri district by the Naxals. Krishna, a 2005 batch IAS officer, is reported to be in good health. The Naxals released...
  • Malkangiri Collector may return tomorrow 24-02-2011 06:37 PM

    Malkangiri: Orissa Home Secretary on Thursday said Malkangiri Collector RV Krishna will be released by Friday. As the deadline given by the mediators Dandapani Mohanty and Professor G Haragopal expired, they reached Koraput to work out the modalities of Krishna's release with the Maoists. Meanwhile, Maoist Ideologue Ganti Prasadam has...
  • Orissa collector could be freed by evening 24-02-2011 01:21 PM

    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...
  • Orissa hostage crisis: family waits for collector 23-02-2011 07:10 PM

    Father-in-law of the abducted Malkangiri District Collector RV Krishna speaks to CNN-IBN. ...
  • Naxals release Majhi, no news of IAS officer 23-02-2011 02:57 PM

    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...
  • Collector Krishna's family awaits his return 23-02-2011 02:43 PM

    RV Krishna's father-in-law talks to CNN-IBN while waiting for his son-in-law's release. ...
  • On the abduction path of collector RV Krishna 23-02-2011 02:18 PM

    CNN-IBN traces the spot from where Malkangiri DC RV Krishna was abducted. ...
  • Orissa hostage crisis ends; Naxal issue remains 23-02-2011 08:43 AM

    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...
  • Celebration in Malkangiri as Krishna returns 23-02-2011 08:07 AM

    People in Malkangiri were all very happy as they welcome RV Krishna back home. ...
  • Orissa: Collector, engineer freed by Naxals 22-02-2011 09:56 PM

    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...
  • Orissa hostage crisis: Naxal leader joins talks 22-02-2011 10:43 AM

    Bhubaneshwar: Jailed Naxal leader Ganti Prasadam will join the talks to defuse the hostage crisis in Orissa where the rebels have abducted Malkangiri District Collector R Vineel Krishna and junior engineer Pabitra Majhi. The duo was kidnapped on February 17. The interlocutors - G Haragopal, R Someswar Rao and Dandapani...
  • Orissa okays some demands of the Naxals 21-02-2011 08:06 PM

    Malkangiri: At the end of another marathon session of negotiations, there is resolution on some of the demands of the Maoists most of them to do with their economic well being. However the main issue of releasing prisoners still remains unsolved. Orissa Home Secretary UN Behera said, "Out of 14...
  • Video of RV Krishna just before his abduction 21-02-2011 03:34 PM

    The video, which CNN-IBN has accessed, was taken just an hour before he was abducted. ...