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In Orissa’s ‘liberated’ zone, two villages take on the Maoists

Sunday 12 January '14

The two villages together have a population of around 4,000, mostly belonging to the Chakotia Bhunjia tribe.
Odisha's vicious migration cycle: 'Do you want to part with your leg or hand?'

Sunday 22 December '13

Labour contractor cut captive labours' limbs as they failed to pay him Rs 2 lakhs.
Orissa officials rescue over 600 labourers from being trafficked to UP

Friday 20 December '13

Kumura said the contractor had even paid for the children who accompanied their parents.
NCW panel alleges police laxity, demands CBI probe

Wednesday 18 December '13

October 27 assailant allegedly entered her room at school while she slept, poured kerosene on her and set her on fire.
After lull of Maoists kill 3 villagers in Orissa

Sunday 15 December '13

The rebels left a note and a bullet threatening villagers not to help the BSF.
Maoists kill 60-year-old in Orissa, set bus on fire

Saturday 14 December '13

Madkami was the father of a panchayat samiti member in Motu area, police said.
Naveen warns against communal violence Bill, seeks wider debate

Sunday 8 December '13

Patnaik said response to inadequacy in handling of a particular incident should not be the creation of new laws.
Rules already in place: Odisha tells apex court

Wednesday 4 December '13

As per rules in Odisha, the sale of acid would be made by license holders.
Orissa orders attachment of Saradha Group assets

Tuesday 3 December '13

The Commission received over 8 lakh envelopes, each containing one or more affidavits that are now being registered.
Naveen puts more distance between him, others

Monday 2 December '13

Of the 20 urban local bodies in the region, the BJD won 15 while the Congress and BJP had to be content with one each.
Orissa civic polls: BJD sweeps 15 out of 20 local bodies

Sunday 24 November '13

In contrast to BJD's win, Congress and BJP could win 1 urban local body each.
Orissa factory mishap: COO, 2 others held

Friday 15 November '13

Slag pipes connected to the blast furnace were gutted and piled up to over 300 metres after the explosion.
Month after Cyclone Phailin, Odisha looking at devastation on the scale of 1999

Sunday 10 November '13

Odisha withstood the Oct 12 cyclone saving many lives, but the flood that followed proved too much.
Ganjam to celebrate a dark Diwali

Sunday 3 November '13

11-year-old Balia, who lost his father and his home, shares the fate of an entire village
Phailin losses 'exceed' Orissa plan outlay

Saturday 2 November '13

Phailin left a long trail of destruction in the agrarian sector as well with crops damaged in over 12.4 lakh hectares.
Chinese crackers spark fear, MHA writes to states

Thursday 31 October '13

The Indian fireworks industry is estimated to be between Rs 2,000 to Rs 3,000 crore.
Phailin: Orissa demands Rs 1,590 cr more in aid

Tuesday 29 October '13

Says devastation more than caused by 1999 supercyclone.
What the Sea Won’t Return

Sunday 27 October '13

Survivors return to the ruined villages of Ganjam district, Orissa, to start all over again — but the odds are against them
10 dead in rain, floods

Saturday 26 October '13

Six, including four of a family, were killed in a wall collapse in Jagatsinghpur, while four others were swept away in floods in Ganjam.

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