The courts are duty bound to come to the rescue of the victims and alleviate their mental agony and suffering especially in cases where there is a lacuna in the law, said Justice SK Panigrahi while issuing the order.
With the onset of holy Kartik month and unseasonal rains, vegetable markets across Odisha have been set on fire
Sudhanshu Sarangi, a 1990 batch IPS officer, will replace Pranabindu Acharya who has been transferred and posted as ADGP, OHRC.
The Boudh Police detained the Assistant Programmer of the Regional Transport Office in Boudh, Ranjan Das for questioning after receiving complaint of irregularities in providing fitness certificates to several vehicles.
The Odisha Government recently announced 25 percent salary hike, Employees provident Fund (EPF) and Employees State Insurance (ESI) for outsourcing employees. However the situation at MKCG hospital in Berhampur tells a different story.
Several visitors onboard the toy train were stranded after technical snag brought the service to a grinding halt.
Cracking whip on Goods and Services Tax (GST) defaulters, Enforcement Squads carried out raids at several furniture godowns across the State on Wednesday.
Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) of Odisha, Sushil Kumar Lohani, on Wednesday appealed citizens to make extensive use of the ongoing revision process to make necessary additions and deletion of names as the Electors Photo Identification Card (EPIC) does not guarantee the right to vote.
OSCPCR chairperson Sandhyabati Pradhan said that the Commission will seek a report from CBI and the Odisha Crime Branch regarding the findings in the investigation.
This Odisha journalist has made it to the Limca Book of Records as many as five times for having the largest collection of newspapers. Shashanka Shekhar Das, a resident of Bari in Jajpur district, has collected newspapers in 94 different languages from 142 countries in a span of 21 years. Recently on the occasion of Press Day, Shashanka displayed his wide range of collections at a special programme in Rourkela.
This is a rare and adorable video of a mama dog breastfeeding goat kids.
Monkey snatches handbag from a woman and climbs atop a temple in Odisha’s Puri district.
For its scales and meat and other medicinal properties, it seems as if pangolins have unfortunately become the world's most trafficked animal currently.
Unable to arrange such a hefty amount on our own, Rajveer’s parents have been running from pillar to post, trying to arrange the amount to avail the injection.
A group of miscreants looted cash from petrol pump staff at gunpoint in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj district.
Former legislator from Balikuda Assembly constituency, Umesh Swain passed away on Wednesday, his family said.
Residents of about 360 villages from Sambalpur, Jharsuguda, Bargarh and Sundergarh districts had lost their land to the dam constructed across Mahanadi River in 1957.
The blasts, which occurred barely 100 meters away from the hotel where the Indian team is staying, is feared to have killed at least two people and set several cars on fire.
The joyride train services at Nandankanan Zoological Park which was halted resumed on Tuesday (November 16). The services were halted after it caught fire. The train will do total of 6 trips in a day ferrying around 72 persons in each trip.
Irked by the ‘user’s fee’ levied by the Municipal authorities on the residents of Puri for waste management, the locals in the Pilgrim town staged a Satyagrah in front of the civic body office on Tuesday demanding immediate roll back on the decision.
The Central agency on Tuesday carried out simultaneous raids at different locations across 14 states including Odisha. The CBI has registered 23 separate cases against 83 people on charges of online child sexual abuse and exploitation.
Members of the Chhatra Congress took out a rally to gherao the camp office of the State Director General of Police (DGP) and Naveen Niwas, the official residence of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. However, the activists were stopped by the police midway near Forest Park.
The deceased, Laxmi Narayan Jena who, as per reports, had taken loan to grow paddy on two acres of land, ended life by consuming poison after he allegedly failed to repay the debt
Due to old age issues, the print of her thumb has mostly lost its sharpness making her unable to obtain an Aadhaar Card. However, since Aadhaar Card linking with the ration card is mandatory as per protocols, she is unable to obtain her share of the ration.
After a brief hiatus, the newly launched eco-friendly toy train facility has once again chugged off in the Nandankanan Zoological Park in Bhubaneswar, much to the delight of tourists visiting the park this holiday season.