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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

Rediff.com'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......

155 dead in floods in Gujarat, Rajasthan, Odisha and West Bengal

At least 155 people have lost their lives and over 80 lakh people affected in fresh floods due to excessive rains in worst-affected Gujarat, Rajasthan, West Bengal and Odisha. A monk takes picture......

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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Odisha CM's security breached yet again

Reported by Santosh Jagdev Bhubaneswar, Aug 23: A 30-year-old youth from Padanpur village under Ghasipura police limits in Odisha's Keonjhar... ...

http://odishasuntimes.com/2015/08/23/odisha-cms-security-breached-yet-again/
This number is not reachable

Villagers have to walk 2 km down this trek, and up the hill. (Source: Express photo by Debabrata Mohanty) It is 4 pm and Pongalapadar village in... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-others/getting-there-a-long-trek-for-a-phone-call-this-number-is-not-reachable/
Odisha cop suspended for assaulting Keonjhar lawyer

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Keonjhar, Aug 22: A day after the incident, the Odisha government today placed a police officer under suspension for... ...

http://odishasuntimes.com/2015/08/22/odisha-cop-suspended-for-assaulting-keonjhar-lawyer/
No Early Respite from Bumpy Drive on NH

KOIDA (SUNDARGARH):With the advent of monsoon, commuting on NH-520 (old NH-215) stretch running through the mineral-rich Koida block in Sundargarh... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/odisha/No-Early-Respite-from-Bumpy-Drive-on-NH/2015/08/21/article2985679.ece
Odisha assembly session to be a stormy affair

07:51 pm Bhubaneswar: The monsoon session of Odisha assembly beginning on August 18 is likely to be a stormy affair as the opposition Congress and... ...

http://www.freepressjournal.in/odisha-assembly-session-to-be-a-stormy-affair/

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