MALKANGIRI

  • Maoist combing operations intensified in Odisha September 5, 2014

    Koraput (Odisha): Security forces have intensified combing operations in and around Majhiguda after exchange of fire with the Maoists in Odisha's Koraput district, police said on Friday. "Additional forces have been deployed in Majhiguda forest and efforts are on to nab the Maoists," said YK Jethwa,Inspector General of Police (southwestern range). During...
  • Odisha: Student electrocuted in school hostel August 3, 2014

    Malkangiri (Odisha): An 11yearold tribal girl was electrocuted in a school hostel after which its superintendent was suspended for negligence in Kalimela area of Odisha's Malkangiri district on Sunday. Urmila Kabasi, a class four student of the school, suffered severe burns after she touched the wall in her hostel...
  • Odisha: None turn up to vote in 8 booths in Maoist-hit areas April 17, 2014

    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, Sanyasiguda,...
  • Odisha: Maoists kill village panchayat ward member in Malkangiri December 14, 2013

    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 bulletriddled bodies of Tulasi Behera, ward member of Chintalguda, and Jaga Madkami of Ramaguda were found in a forest at Bejangwada area this morning, Malkangiri...
  • Odisha: 12 Maoists surrender before police on being harassed by senior ultras October 4, 2013

    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 Naxalhit district adjoining Andhra Pradesh, Malkangiri Superintendent of Police, Akhileswar Singh told reporters. Muka Madkami of Kanaguda village worked in Kalimela...
  • Odisha: Six Maoists surrender before police September 24, 2013

    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 buildings,...
  • 14 Naxals killed in an encounter with police in Odisha September 14, 2013

    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 Friday...
  • Malkangiri: Village head shot dead by Maoists September 10, 2013

    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 Akhileswar...
  • No question of withdrawing BSF camps from Malkangiri: DGP September 2, 2013

    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 killing...
  • Four Maoists surrender before police in Malkangiri August 26, 2013

    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 the...
  • Launch services in Balimela reservoir stopped due to Maoist threat August 21, 2013

    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 cut...
  • 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,...
  • Odisha: Maoists kill sarpanch in Malkangiri district April 3, 2013

    Malkangiri: A village head was killed by Maoists in Odisha's Malkangiri district on the suspicion of being a police informer, police said on Wednesday. A group of about 25 ultras struck at the house of Bhagban Krisani, sarpanch of Kurmanur panchayat, late Tuesday night and asked him to accompany them,...
  • Andhra: Top Maoist leader Sriramula Srinivas arrested March 24, 2013

    Hyderabad: Hardcore Maoist Sriramula Srinivas alias Sudarshan, wanted in connection with several cases including the killing of former Andhra Home Minister A Madhava Reddy and carrying a reward of Rs 20 lakh on him, was arrested in Khammam district, police said on Sunday. Srinivas was released from jail in exchange of...
  • 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...
  • Odisha abduction: The 13point demand of Maoists March 19, 2012

    New Delhi: Maoist leader Sabyasachi Panda has put forth 13 demands for the release of two Italian hostages Bosusco Paolo and Claudio Colangelo. The demands are the same as were made in February, 2011, when Malkangiri collector R Vineel Krishna was abducted. The 13 demands made by the Maoist leader are: 1)...
  • Malkangiri District Collector recounts ordeal February 25, 2011

    RV Krishna told CNNIBN that he was overwhelmed when he saw the public support. ...
  • Malkangiri rejuvenates as Krishna returns February 25, 2011

    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 February 24, 2011

    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 February 24, 2011

    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 Krishna...
  • Malkangiri Collector may return tomorrow February 24, 2011

    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 been...
  • 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...
  • Orissa hostage crisis: family waits for collector February 23, 2011

    Fatherinlaw of the abducted Malkangiri District Collector RV Krishna speaks to CNNIBN. ...
  • 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...