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Maoists raise fresh demands, Italians untraced (Night Lead)


March 19th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 19 (IANS) Maoists who abducted two Italians five days ago Monday made further demands, ignoring Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik's appeals to free the two.India meanwhile assured Italian Foreign ... Read more...

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Sketch of Orissa legislator’s killer released


October 11th, 2011 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Bhuaneswar, Oct 10 (IANS) Orissa Police Monday released the sketch of one of the suspected assailants who allegedly killed ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) legislator Jagabandhu Majhi last month.The criminal ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh lawmaker’s driver held with AK-47 in Orissa


September 15th, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 15 (IANS) The driver of a Chhattisgarh legislator was Thursday arrested with an AK-47 assault rifle in Orissa, police said.Avinash Bhadoria was arrested from a compartment of Bhubaneswar-bound ... Read more...

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33 Maoists arrested in Jharkhand jungle in August


September 2nd, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Sep 2 (IANS) At least 33 Maoist guerrillas were arrested in August in a joint operation by Jharkhand and Orissa Police in Saranda jungle in Jharkhand's West Singhbhum district, ... Read more...

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Maoists kill four


July 7th, 2011 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 7 (IANS) Maoists Thursday killed four people, including two policemen and two suspected spies, in Orissa, police said.While a constable and a Home Guard were shot dead in ... Read more...

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Three die during Rath Yatra in Orissa


July 3rd, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 3 (IANS) At least three people, including two minor boys, were killed and two minors were injured Sunday in separate incidents during the Rath Yatra or chariot festival ... Read more...

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Orissa Police get to question top Maoist leader


June 2nd, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 2 (IANS) A court in Orissa Thursday handed over the custody of a top state Maoist leader, an accused in the 2008 murder of Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader ... Read more...

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Bengal Maoist leader held in Orissa


April 19th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 19 (IANS) Orissa police Tuesday claimed to have arrested a Maoist area commander wanted in nearly 30 crimes, including murder and extortion, in West Bengal.Khokan Mahato was picked ... Read more...

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Orissa Police initiates action against Maoists who killed Malkangiri tribals


April 12th, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by ANI
Malkangiri (Orissa), Apr 12 (ANI): Orissa Police has swung into action over the recent killing of two tribals in Malkangiri district by suspected Maoist cadres.According to reports, the ultras believed to be ... Read more...

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Top Maoist rebel arrested with arms and ammunition in Orissa


March 6th, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by ANI
Bargarh (Orissa), Mar 6(ANI): Orissa Police on Sunday arrested a top Maoist leader, identified as Satrughan alias Manglu Biswal, from Bargarh district.Biswal was arrested from Bargarh railway station on charges of involvement ... Read more...

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Orissa Police seize 18 tons of silver in Puri


February 27th, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Puri (Orissa), Feb.27 (ANI): Orissa Police has seized 18 tons of silver bricks in Puri from the ancient Emar Mutt located in front of the 12th century Sri Jagannath Temple.The incident came ... Read more...

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Engineer freed, Orissa awaits news on collector (Second Lead)


February 23rd, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 23 (IANS) Orissa was yet to get news of the kidnapped Malkangiri district collector Wednesday even as a junior engineer abducted along with him by Maoists exactly a week ago ... Read more...

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Mediator asks Orissa to free jailed Maoist to end hostage crisis


February 19th, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 19 (IANS) As Orissa Saturday intensified efforts for the release of a district collector and a junior engineer abducted by Maoists three days ago, a mediator asked the state government ... Read more...

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Orissa police arrest three Maoists


February 13th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by ANI
Rourkela (Orissa), Feb 13(ANI): Orissa police on Sunday arrested three Maoists ultras after a fierce shootout near a densely forested in Rourkela.Diptesh Patnaik, Superintendent of Police in Rourkela, revealed that the Saranda ... Read more...

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Former woman Maoist found murdered in Orissa


February 13th, 2011 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
Sundargarh (Orissa), Feb 13 (ANI): A former woman Maoist, who had left the rebel outfit in 2005, was found murdered along with her four year old son at her home in Orissa's ... Read more...

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Maoists kill Special Police Officer


February 11th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 11 (IANS) Maoists Friday gunned down a special police officer (SPO) in an interior part of Orissa, police said.Narenga Mallik was killed near Denguda village in Kandhamal district while going ... Read more...

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Orissa Police arrest CRPF official for spying for Maoists


January 29th, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
Rourkela (Orissa), Jan 29 (ANI): Orissa Police have taken an official of the paramilitary Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) into their custody for spying for the Maoists.Satyaban Bhoi, who worked with in ... Read more...

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Orissa police threaten strike over assault on colleague


January 24th, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 24 (IANS) The police association in Orissa Monday threatened to launch a strike to protest an alleged assault on their colleague by a ruling party MP in Cuttack while he ... Read more...

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Orissa Police set up a medical camp in Gajapati


January 23rd, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by ANI
Gajapati (Orissa), Jan 23 (ANI): Orissa Police set up a medical camp and distributed free medicines to tribals here on Sunday as a confidence-building measure.In an attempt to gain the trust of ... Read more...

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Left Front will survive conspiracy in Bengal: Karat


January 21st, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 21 (IANS) Attacks on Communist parties and conspiracy against the Left Front and its government in West Bengal would be foiled by the people like in the 1970s, Communist ... Read more...

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Orissa Police gun down nine Maoists in Rayagada encounter


January 9th, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Rayagada, Jan 9 (ANI): Orissa Police gunned down nine Maoists during an encounter in Rayagada District on Sunday morning."The gun battle took place in Kashipur-Kalyansinghpur border area, after the police conducted a ... Read more...

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Orissa Police detains foreign tourist for entering Jagannath temple


December 28th, 2010 - 8:53 pm ICT by ANI
Puri, Dec 28 (ANI): Orissa Police detained a foreign tourist from California on Tuesday, after she entered the Jagannath temple here, where non-Hindus are not allowed entry.The foreign lady, K T Leonad, ... Read more...

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Are Maoists on the backfoot in Orissa?


December 26th, 2010 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
By Jatindra Dash Bhubaneswar, Dec 26 (IANS) Offensives by security forces and the refusal of people to join have hit hard Maoists in Orissa, police say. But experts are not so sure and ... Read more...

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Two CRPF troopers injured in gun fight


December 20th, 2010 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Dec 19 (IANS) Two Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel were injured in a gun battle with Maoists in Jharkhand's West Singhbhum district Sunday, police said."There was a joint operation of ... Read more...

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Woman techie from Assam murdered in Bangalore


December 18th, 2010 - 2:10 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 18 (IANS) A 29-year-old software engineer working with Dell was Friday murdered at her flat in an upscale south Bangalore area, police said.Payal Surekha, who hailed from Bongaigaon in Assam, ... Read more...

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Maoists kill three in Orissa (Lead)


December 9th, 2010 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Dec 9 (IANS) Maoist guerrillas Thursday killed three people in Orissa, police said.About 30-40 rebels dragged Henko Singh, 55, and Bisra Singh, 43, from their houses in Langalakata village and killed ... Read more...

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Orissa asks Andhra about arrested wife of Maoist leader


November 16th, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 16 (IANS) Orissa has sought details from Andhra Pradesh on a top Maoist leader's wife who was on her way to meet her son when she was arrested last week, ... Read more...

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Maoist cadre’s wife arrested in Orissa


November 15th, 2010 - 9:38 pm ICT by ANI
By Sarada LahangirKoraput (Orissa), Nov.15 (ANI): Orissa Police took into its custody the wife of a Maoist cadre in Semiliguda area of Koraput District on Sunday.Sirisha, who has been taken into custody, ... Read more...

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Good interface between Orissa police, paramilitary in Maoist-affected areas: CRPF DG


November 5th, 2010 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
Bhubaneswar, Nov 5 (ANI): Expressing satisfaction over the co-ordination between the State police and paramilitary forces, K. Vijay Kumar, the new Director General of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), has said that ... Read more...

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Maoists kill supervisor in Orissa


October 26th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Oct 26 (IANS) Maoists Tuesday shot dead a 33-year-old construction supervisor after dragging him out of his home in Nabrangpur district in Orissa, police said. Four men killed Gadadhar Singh Rajput ... Read more...

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Six Maoists killed in Chhattisgarh encounter


October 13th, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Mahasamund (Chhattisgarh), Oct 13 (ANI): Security forces have gunned down six Maoist rebels in an encounter in Chhattisgarh's Mahasamund District.The security personnel also managed to seize huge cache of explosives during the ... Read more...

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Orissa reviews anti-Maoist operation strategy


October 1st, 2010 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
Bhubaneswar, Oct 1 (ANI): The Orissa Government has discussed better coordination between central para-military forces and the police for anti-Maoist operations.Talking to reporters after Thursday's meeting, state Chief Secretary B K Patnaik ... Read more...

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Maoist commander arrested in Jharkhand


September 26th, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Sep 26 (IANS) A self-styled Maoist sub-zonal commander, wanted in Orissa and Jharkhand, was arrested Sunday from Jharkhand's Simdega district, police said. Police said acting on a tip-off, they arrested Prakashji alias ... Read more...

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Judicial probe ordered into Orissa police firing


August 24th, 2010 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 24 (IANS) Orissa Tuesday ordered a judicial probe into an incident of police firing in which a lawyer was killed and over a dozen people injured in Cuttack district, Home ... Read more...

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Maoist strike evokes little response in Orissa


June 30th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 30 (IANS) The two-day strike called by Maoists from Wednesday in five states has evoked little response in Orissa, police said. "Less number of vehicles were plying in the areas ... Read more...

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