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Tag: Acid Attack

 Promodini Roul
Acid Attack On Promodini Roul: 'Justice Isn't Served Yet'

17-year-old Pramodini Roul was returning home from college when she was attacked with acid.

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Youth Attacked With Acid Over Suspected Property Dispute In Bhadrak
Youth Attacked With Acid Over Suspected Property Dispute In Bhadrak

Jena was rushed to district headquarters hospital in an ambulance. He suffered severe burns in his eyes and face. As his condition deteriorated, he was referred to SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack. 

Acid Attack During Fight
Acid Attack After Fight Between Siblings Turns Ugly

In a shocking incident, four persons were critically injured in acid attack after a fight between two families in Bargarh Municipality area on Saturday (Dec 11). The injured identified as Manoj Soni, Geeta Devi, Gundu Bhoi and Pinku Sharma, were shifted to Burla Hospital for treatment after their condition deteriorated.

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Four Including Woman Critical In Acid Attack In Odisha’s Bargarh 
Four Including Woman Critical In Acid Attack In Odisha’s Bargarh 

In a shocking incident, four persons suffered critical burn injuries in acid attack at Nuapada village under Ward no-11, on the outskirts of Bargarh town on Saturday. 

Acid Attack On Woman At Dhauli: Commissionerate Police Nab Absconding Husband From Gujarat
Acid Attack On Woman At Dhauli: Commissionerate Police Nab Absconding Husband From Gujarat

DCP Bhubaneswar, Umashankar Dash said that Rout had splashed acid on his wife following a scuffle on August 11. Later, top evade arrest he went to Gujarat where he picked up odd jobs to eke out a living.

Justice At Last! Acid Attacker In Odisha Caught After Nearly 2 Decades On The Run

Bhadrak: In yet another major success for the State police, an acid attacker from Bhadrak who had been elusive for the cops in the last 19 years has finally landed in the police net. Dhusuri Police on Wednesday arrested a man named Subash Behera on charges of attacking his neighbour with acid around 19 years […]

Man Loses Wife In Gambling, Pours Acid On Her Later
Shocking! Man Loses Wife In Gambling, Pours Acid On Her Later

Patna: A man in Bihar’s Bhagalpur district bet his wife and lost her while gambling. He then forced her to have sex with his gambler friends and poured acid on her when she refused to continue sexual relations. The 30-year-old victim refused to have sexual relations with other men after two or three times and […]

UP Rape Victim Attacked With Acid By Accused

Muzaffarnagar: In another incident of crime against women, a woman was attacked with acid by four men in Uttar Pradesh Muzaffarnagar for refusing to withdraw her complaint of rape against them. The 30-year-old woman suffered 30 per cent burns and is undergoing treatment at a Meerut hospital. Circle Officer Girja Shanker Tripathi of Shahpur police […]

Odisha Girl Throws Acid On Youth Over 'Unrequited Love'

Cuttack: In what could be termed as a countertrend, a girl allegedly threw acid on a youth reportedly over a failed relationship with him in Jagatpur area of Cuttack late last night. Sustaining burn injuries on his face and chest, the youth whose identity hasn’t been disclosed was immediately rushed to SCB Medical College and […]

Op-Ed: Let’s End This Menace

By Ashutosh Mishra Bhubaneswar: Odisha has reported 70 cases of acid attack between 2011 and 2019, according to an NGO engaged in helping acid attack survivors. Both government and the civil society need to take these statistics seriously because victims invariably are women, especially young women who are left with permanent scars on their bodies […]

70 acid attack cases in Odisha between 2011 and 2019: NGO

Bhubaneswar: Seventy cases of acid attacks were reported in Odisha between 2011 and 2019, an NGO providing relief to the survivors said. The data was presented at a symposium on “Eradication of Acid Violence” organised here on Saturday by the Acid Survivors and Women Welfare Foundation (ASWWF). ASWWF’s Odisha chapter resident representative T N Panda […]

Acid poured on teenager in Bihar for resisting rape

Patna: In a horror of an incident a teenager in Bihar’s Bhagalpur district was bathed with acid after she resisted an attempt to gang rape by a group of four youths, police said on Saturday. The 16-year-old Class 11 student is battling for her life in a hospital. The police have arrested two suspects in […]

Woman injured in acid attack over alleged illicit relationship

Rourkela: A woman on Wednesday threw acid at another woman suspecting her to be lover of her husband.The incident has become the talk of the town in Bondamunda area of the city. As per reports, a woman living in the area has been opposing her husband’s extra marital relationship with another woman due to which […]

Acid attack, chopped fingers! Odisha labourers 'brutalised' in Andhra Pradesh

Sundergarh: Their pursuit for livelihood has taken them far away from their homeland, but their travails have only earned them brutality and exploitation. Odisha labourers who have managed to escape from a brick kiln in Vizianagaram of Andhra Pradesh have alleged that the kiln owner threw acid on a labourer and also chopped another’s finger […]

Three of a family critical after acid attack in Kendrapara

Kendrapara: In a shocking incident, three persons have been critically injured after unidentified miscreants threw acid at them in Mahakalpara area of the district here late on Tuesday night. According to information, one Himansu Barik, his wife Namita Barik and their two-year-old girl Subhashree sustained severe injuries after some unidentified miscreants attacked them with acid […]

Police dismisses 'acid attack' angle to Balasore incident

Balasore: In a major twist to the “acid attack” incident that took place yesterday in Balasore town, police on Monday revealed that the 28-year- old woman received burn injuries not because of “acid” but due to fire. Based on preliminary investigation, the Sahadevkhuta police confirmed that the  woman received injuries while trying to set afire […]

Marathon against acid attacks held in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: With an objective to create awareness among the people against the heinous crime of acid attack on girls and women, a marathon ‘STOP-A-THON’ was organised at Bhubaneswar on Sunday. Women and Child Development (W&CD) Minister Prafulla Samal flagged off the marathon at Kalinga Stadium which covered nearly 4 kms in the city. DGP RP […]

Acid attack on MKCG student: Accused husband nabbed from Navi Mumbai  

Berhampur: Around five months after a student of MKCG Medical College and Hospital in Berhampur was attacked with acid on the campus allegedly by her husband, police arrested the accused from Vashi Gaon in Navi Mumbai today. With the help of Crime Branch experts, a three-member team of the Berhampur police nabbed Niranjan Pradhan, who […]

Woman critical in acid attack by son-in-law

Jagatsinghpur: Family feud turned ugly when a man threw acid on his mother-in-law and daughter injuring them seriously at Bhaliapatna village under Tirtol police limits of Jagatsinghpur on Friday night. According to information, one, Manas Kumar Swain of Olanga village of Kakatpur in Puri district had married to the daughter of Santilata and Banamali Samal […]

Acid attack victims to get quota in central govt jobs

New Delhi: People with autism, mental illnesses, intellectual disability and victims of acid attacks will now get quota in central government jobs, an official order said. In case of direct recruitment, four per cent of the total number of vacancies, up from the existing three per cent, in groups A, B and C shall be […]

Man hurls acid at wife suspecting her fidelity

Jajpur: A man allegedly hurled acid at his wife suspecting her fidelity in Jajpur district, police said today. The woman, aged around 40 years, received serious burn injuries on her face and back in the incident on Saturday evening at Malapada village, they said. The woman was rescued by neighbours who admitted her to the […]

Acid attack survivors in Odisha still hounded by tormentors

Cuttack: Acid attack survivors of Berhampur and Kalahandi, who are yet to come to terms with the brutality meted out to them, are still grappling with the violence of their tormentors. These survivors, still undergoing treatment at SCB Medical College in Cuttack, are putting up with threats from their tormentors who are roaming free. “My […]

Girl critical in acid attack in Kalahandi

Kalahandi: Despite awareness campaigns, there seems to be no end to atrocities against women with one more girl becoming target of acid attack in Odisha. This time the shocking incident has been reported from Kalahandi district. According to reports, the girl has been critically injured after a youth allegedly threw acid suspectedly over unrequited love […]

Justice for Pramodini! Prime accused held after 8 years of acid attack

Bhubaneswar: Hope of justice has finally come alive for Pramodini Roul as Odisha Police have managed to arrest two persons including the prime accused Santosh Bedanta in connection with the 2009 acid attack case. Santosh, an Indian Army Jawan posted at Kupwara in Jammu and Kashmir, was arrested by a special team of Jagatsinghpur police […]

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MKCG Medical student attacked with acid by spouse

Berhampur: In a ghastly incident, a student of MKCG Medical College in Berhampur was attacked with acid on the campus allegedly by her husband. The student studying in the third year Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology (DMLT) has sustained burn injuries and been admitted to the hospital. The incident occurred at around 10.30 am this […]

If anyone stands for female power its me: Tisca Chopra

Bhubaneswar: Bollywood actress Tisca Chopra was in Bhubaneswar to attend the Kiah Fashion Show on Tuesday where acid attack survivors walked the ramp. In an exclusive chat with odishatv.in, she spoke about the recent controversy over her remark on ‘Me Too’ campaign and also talked about her journey. Excerpts from the interview…   On attending […]

Acid attack survivors walk the ramp in Bhubaneswar for underprivileged girls

Bhubaneswar: Overcoming the challenges of life, acid attack survivors from all across India participated in the second edition of Kiah Fashion Show organised by philanthropic organisation Parichay Foundation in Bhubaneswar on Tuesday. Braving hardships, the survivors of acid attack walked the ramp to raise money for education of girls from poor families who dropped out […]

Six injured in London acid attack

London: Six people were injured in a suspected acid attack in London, according to the Metropolitan Police. The police were called to Stratford Centre at 8 p.m. on Saturday following an “altercation” between two groups of males where a noxious substance was thrown, reports the BBC. The injuries were “not life threatening or life changing”, […]

Gang rape victim in UP attacked fifth time in nine years

Lucknow: A woman who was promised round-the-clock security by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath after an acid attack in March was in a hospital here on Sunday after suffering another acid attack, police said. The victim sustained burn injuries on the right side of her face and shoulder when unidentified miscreants hurled acid at […]

Acid attack on woman over dowry

Balasore: A woman sustained serious burn injuries after her mother-in-law allegedly threw acid on her over dowry at Deula village under Bhograi police limits in Balasore district on Monday. The woman was admitted to Balasore district headquarters hospital  in critical condition. As per the complaint, the mother-in-law and husband of the victim had been reportedly […]

Girl Harassed by youth
Acid attack threat shakes collegian in city, girl seeks protection

Bhubaneswar: Just as the pain of Nirbhaya, Bilkis Bano and more recently Rohtak gangarape cases raise question marks on girls’ safety; this incident of harassment of an engineering student on campus in the city will certainly shake one’s conscience. The girl in her complaint filed in Chandrasekharpur Police Station, alleged that she has been harassed […]

8 years on, justice eludes acid attack victim

Bhubaneswar:  A horrifying acid attack eight years back has completely changed Pramodini Roul’s life leaving her visually impaired.  The girl, now 24, from Tirtol in Jagatsinghpur district is still running from pillar to post to see the accused behind bars. Pramodini was 16-years-old when a youth Santosh Bedanta had allegedly threw acid on her on […]

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Acid attack on newly elected samiti member

Baripada: Miscreants hurled acid on a newly elected Samiti member over political rivalry at Jharapokharia in Maurbhanj district today. Victim Hadibandhu Naik narrowly escaped as his was covered with blanket. The incident took place when he was asleep at night. He sustained minor injuries on his face. He has been admitted to district headquarters hospital […]

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Woman injured in acid attack by husband over extra-marital affair

Phulbani: A woman was allegedly injured in an acid attacked by her husband in Dimiriguda village under Phiringia police limits over suspicion of having an extra-marital affair. The victim has been identified as Panchami Digal. The incident occurred late last night, when Panchami’s husband poured acid on her while she was asleep. Panchami was rushed […]

One more accused in Gangapur acid attack case held

Berhampur: Police on Monday arrested another accused in the Gangapur acid attack case of Ganjam district. He was identified as Tophan Sahoo. Sahoo is an associate of the main accused-Lipun Bisoyee- who was arrested by Badagada police on Sunday. Police said critically injured Mamuni Bisoyee is undergoing treatment at MKCG medical College and Hospital here. […]

Youth held for throwing acid on minor girl

Barely 24 hours of a shocking incident in which a minor girl was seriously injured after a miscreant threw acid on her body, police today arrested the accused

7 of family injured in acid attack; accused arrested

Bhubaneswar: In a spine chilling incident, seven members of a family – four girl children, two women and one man – were injured in an acid attack at Dhirkuti slum under Saheed Nagar police limits here on Thursday morning. According to sources, the incident took place when the wife of Sura Behera, the main accused […]

Salepur woman suffers severe burns in acid attack

Cuttack: A 22-year-old woman suffered severe burn injuries when two unidentified youths threw acid on her at Salepur, about 30 kms from here, today, police said. Police said the woman, a resident of Kusumbi village, was on her way to a computer academy in nearby Kajipatna when the incident took place around 3.30 pm. The […]

Acid attack survivor among bravery award winners

A 16-year-old acid attack survivor is among the 24 children who would be conferred this year's National Bravery Award, it was announced Saturday

Miscreants throw acid at 20-year-old woman

Hooghly: A 20-year-old woman suffered injuries when miscreants threw acid at her in Hooghly district, a senior police officer said today. Sovan Malik, a resident of Ramchandrapur village in Singur was cycling to her home after getting down from a train at Biara station when the miscreants who were on motorcycles follwed her threw acid […]