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Once he chose weapons, today he just wants peace

As a Naxal area commander in violence-hit Keonjhar district in Odisha, Udam Sundhi once aimed to overthrow the Indian government. Today, as a home guard, he tries to preserve law and order in the......

Why Maoist cadres in Odisha are laying down their arms

Toral Varia and photographer Reuben Verghese, who travelled to the Naxal-infested Keonjhar district of Odisha, return with tales of discrimination, disillusionment and daring escapes Read Part 1......

Disillusioned, Naxals give up violence in Odisha's Toral Varia and photographer Reuben Verghese travel to the red bastion of Odisha's Keonjhar district and meet Naxalites who have chosen to give up their arms and return home. Some......

Armed men attack rail station in Orissa

Armed men attacked a railway station and beat up employees, including the station master, in Orissa's Keonjhar district on Sunday night. Over 60 people armed with sticks, bows and arrows stormed......

Why did 65 infants die in Odisha?

'I kept begging the doctors to put my three year old on the ventilator. But the doctors and nurses kept saying no ventilator was available. When the breathing apparatus ultimately became available,......

ArcelorMittal may take Orissa land possession soon

ArcelorMittal said it has garnered local support from Orissa's Keonjhar district for proposed 12 MTPA steel plant and hopes to take possession of the required land by the end of the year."We are......

ArcelorMittal close to Orissa land buy

ArcelorMittal has moved a few steps forward in setting up its 12-million tonnes steel plant in Keonjhar district of Orissa. The company is close to acquiring two-thirds of the land required ,......

TSIL to set up new steel plant

The Tata Sponge Iron Ltd, the largest sponge iron producer in eastern India located at Joda in Orissa's Keonjhar district, has plans to set up a Rs 1,000 crore (Rs 10 billlion) expansion project......

An ideal mining policy & how it will impact the economy

Unlike today, in the mid-2000, mining was the sunshine sector. India was digging for minerals like there was no tomorrow, notes Sunita Narain. There is a science and an art to policymaking. In......

Luxembourg open to support ArcelorMittal

Luxembourg is open to lend support to ArcelorMittal for taking forward its plans in India, its Ambassador Gaston Stronck said on Tuesday. "We are ready to support if ArcelorMital wishes and seeks......
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Why did 65 infants die in Odisha?

'I kept begging the doctors to put my three year old on the ventilator. But the doctors and nurses kept saying no ventilator was available. When... ...
Odisha Govt Clears 7 Projects Worth Rs 41,900 Crore

BHUBANESWAR: In a bid to give a push to industrialisation, the High Level Clearance Authority (HLCA) headed by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on... ...
Seven new mega projects approved in Odisha

Bhubaneswar, Sep 29 : The Odisha government today approved seven new mega projects involving a total investment of Rs 41,900 crore, official... ...
CBI raids Odisha firm's offices in chit-fund scam probe

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday raided the offices of chit-fund company Green Ray International at different locations across... ...
State Approves Four Investment Proposals

BHUBANESWAR: The State Level Single Window Clearance Authority (SLSWCA) on Saturday approved four investment proposals including Bahrain-based... ...

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