Tag Archives: Tribals

Maoists ask people not to take part in Panchayat Polls

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Ahead of Panchayat Elections, the Maoist threatened the people of Rayagada district to restrain from Panchayat Polls. Maoist posters and banners were found in several places in Rayagada district including Kalyansinghpur and Sikarpal area, warning villagers to abstain from the upcoming three-tier panchayat polls. In a written letter they warned that if anybody contests forContinue Reading…

Maoists warn Tribals to abstain from Panchayat Polls

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Ahead of Panchayat Elections, the CPI (Maoist) Malkangiri Divisional Committee have warned the tribals of Malkangiri district to restrain from Panchayat Polls. They also threatened not to apply for candidature and cast vote in the ensuing Panchayat Polls. In a written letter they warned that if anybody contests for upcoming Panchay Polls would be sentencedContinue Reading…

Mahanadi takes Centrestage, Polavaram ignored

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The Tribal Odisha has been at the receiving end always, does not matter which party remains in power. Whether it’s BJD, Congress or BJP, they hardly bother about the plight of common people in tribal belt although they do shed tears whenever they get an opportunity to get political mileage or fix their opponents. So,Continue Reading…

Dana Majhi Case: Achuyta Samanta shows the Way

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“A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way”. Here I am not talking about any politician or activist when I say ‘a leader’. The man, who has proved his mettle time and again with benevolence and philanthropic activities, has been subjected to both bouquets and brickbats. He hasContinue Reading…

Odisha CM ensures 100% Guaranteed Employment for Tribals

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In a review meeting on Guaranteed Employment SchemeĀ held at the State Secretariat on Friday, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik laid stress on generating more guaranteed employment for the backward tribals in coming years by proper schemes and their implementation. The Chief Minister also said, around four crores of man days have been created in thisContinue Reading…

NCST Chairman to discuss action on Gumudumaha killings with Chief Secy today

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The National Commission for Scheduled Tribes (NCST) Chairman Rameswar Oraon will meet chief secretary AP Padhi on Saturday to discuss the steps taken by the State government on the killing of five innocent tribals including an infant in police firing near Gumudumaha village of Kandhamal district on July 8. Oraon will also discuss about theContinue Reading…

Maoists warn Tribals to stop cultivating or leave the Village in Malkangiri

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The Maoists have started disrupting the agrarian activities of the poor tribals, who do not support their violent activities, in Malkangiri district of Odisha. The Naxalites had started to adopt new strategies in Mathili block, bordering Chhattisgarh, which is a strategic location for naxalites in Malkangiri district. They have targeted tribals in three panchayats ofContinue Reading…

Odisha BJP: Silence at Kalinga Nagar; Outrage in Kandhamal

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The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Odisha, which has gone on an offensive against the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) following the attack on Union Ministers in Bargarh, has upped the ante on the issue of killing of 5 tribal/dalit villagers in Kandhamal. The BJP has accused CM Naveen Patnaik and his government of beingContinue Reading…

BJD sets focus on Nabarangpur, targets Pradeep Majhi

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With a lot of hard work and riding high on CM Naveen Patnaik’s popularity, the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) won maximum seats in Nabarangpur-Malkangiri belt in 2014 polls. Even, Pradeep Majhi suffered a shock defeat in Lok Sabha polls to a political novice like Balabhadra Majhi. The Congress was down and out in thisContinue Reading…

Killing of Tribals unpardonable whether by Maoists or Cops

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The brutal killing of 6 innocent tribals by SOG Jawans in Kandhamal district, came as a major blow to anti-Maoist operation in Odisha. It was shocking to see the killing of a 15-month-old infant in his mother’s arms. There can’t be any justification to such brutality even if cops call it an “error of judgement”Continue Reading…


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