Daily Archives: January 25, 2012

Odisha tightens security ahead of R-Day

Security was beefed up across Odisha on Wednesday ahead of the Republic Day, with authorities wary of a retaliatory strike by Maoists after the recent arrest of one of their top leaders. Although collectors of all the 30 districts of the state have been told to step up vigil, officials in Maoist-hit districts have been

Maoist leader nabbed in Bargarh

Bargarh police arrested a hardcore Maoist, in-charge of the Sambalpur-Deogarh-Sundergarh zonal committee, from his hideout on Tuesday. Bargarh SP Kabita Jalan said on Tuesday police got information about Girish Mahanto, alias Uttam, and arrested him along with one Shankar Munda from Attabira area of the district. “On Tuesday morning at about 5 am, district police