A hand-written note was found next to him, in which the Maoists accused him of working as a police informer.
India Inc. is a lone factory and a few cashew units. Anil Sasi travels to nabarangpur, India’s poorest district, and finds its industry grappling with poor infrastructure and a crippling labour crunch.
Here in Kudumulgumma, a cluster of 151 villages in the Maoist-liberated zone of Odisha’s Malkangiri district, a night without electricity can be unnerving.
A small bridge may finally connect some 150 villages, known as “cut-off” area, to rest of Malkangiri district, and herald roads, better healthcare, development.
The biggest problem for students is that they need to do apprenticeships to complete their ITI course, which, by itself, is a struggle in Nabarangpur.
The team found that 22 of the 30 babies — that passed away between August 21 and 28 — died between 4 pm and 9 am when there was no laboratory facility available at the hospital.
A landmine reportedly planted by Maoists exploded and resulted in the death of 3 BSF jawans in Odisha
Would a couple be alive had they not gone up a hill to make a phone call, asks an Odisha village, which has no mobile network or landline
Last month, in another case of witchcraft, a tribal youth in Rayagada district was burnt alive by fellow villagers.
The vigilance case lodged in September last year, weeks ahead of the selection of CBI chief, had burnt all chances of Mishra getting to the top post.
“This has been happening for 15 years,” says Narendra Naik, an unofficial spokesman and a former gram samiti member of this Adivasi enclave.
The Maoist banners opposed police action in the area and demanded withdrawal of Central forces from Malkangiri district. The banners were later removed by the police.
Under cyclone Komens impact, rain and thundershower is likely to occur in most parts of Odisha.
To strengthen enforcement of traffic rules on the ground, the transport department has decided to get volunteers to assist transport officials.
Rourkela DSP Umesh Panigrahi said the armed PLFI members came on bikes and set fire to the passenger buses and a JCB machine at Soroda, Pitala and Loharam villages last night.