Both the suspects are having criminal antecedents and links with the BJD. Police too are aware of the background of these criminals.
Protests continue to erupt over lady teacher Mamita murder case demanding action against Minister Dibya Shankar Mishra. BJP Mahila Morcha took out a silent protest at Master Canteen in Bhubaneswar today.
The women wing of State BJP on Saturday scuffled with the Police during their hearse parade to Naveen Niwas from Ram Mandir square demanding ouster of MoS (Home), Dibya Shankar Mishra.
Mamita Murder Case: BJP Mahila Morcha activists barge into Capital Police Station in Bhubaneswar and raise slogans against Odisha Minister Dibya Shankar Mishra demanding action against him.
Bhubaneswar: The women wing of Odisha BJP on Saturday lashed out at the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) over rising crimes against women and girls ahead of the women convention of the regional party. Coming down heavily on the BJD president and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, BJP Mahila Morcha president Smruti Patnaik posed five questions […]
Bhubaneswar: High tension prevailed in front of the official residence of Odisha Agriculture Minister Arun Sahoo when a scuffle broke out between the activists of Odisha BJP Mahila Morcha and the police when the activists attempted to barge into the Minister’s residence, demanding his resignation for his alleged involvement in the abduction and murder of […]
Bhubaneswar: Alleging rampant rise in crime against girls and women in the State, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) today launched a fierce attack on the Odisha government and demanded a probe by a Special Investigation Team (SIT) into the alleged rape and murder of a woman in Koraput district. BJP Mahila Morcha president Smruti Patnaik […]
Bhubaneswar: The opposition BJP on Friday renewed its attack on the State government over the alleged gang rape and murder of a woman in Malkangiri district and alleged that efforts are being made to hush up the matter. Addressing a presser here, BJP Mahila Morcha president Prabhati Parida alleged that though the police have CCTV […]
Jajpur: BJP Mahila Morcha today launched a state-wide stir by gheraoing collector offices across Odisha demanding CBI investigation into the death of Haridaspur Panchayat PEO Smitarani Biswal. The women wing of the saffron party also demanded ouster of Jajpur SP for giving character remarks on the deceased PEO and Chairperson of the State Commission for […]
Bhubaneswar: As outcry against government inaction in the Smitarani Biswal death case intensifies, the Chairperson of the State Commission for Women, Minati Behera today expressed her unhappiness over the probe and requested the Crime Branch to take over the investigation. Minati Behera’s comments came after the BJP Mahila Morcha today staged a demonstration in front […]
Bhubaneswar: BJP Mahila Morcha activists today took out a massive red bangles rally- the ‘Lal Churi Abhiyan’ marching towards Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s residence in Bhubaneswar alleging failure of the BJD-led Odisha Government in ensuring justice to the Pipili gang rape and murder victim. This apart, they alleged that the ruling government has failed to […]
Bhubaneswar: Alleging Odisha government’s failure in putting a check on incidents of crime against women, the BJP Mahila Morcha today announced to launch a five-day long State-wide agitation from tomorrow. Condemning the recent acquittal of two accused in Pipili gang rape and murder case, BJP Mahila Morcha leader Prabhati Parida informed that the party will […]
Cuttack: Alleging lapses in Crime Branch investigation which led to acquittal of two accused in Pipili gang rape and murder case, BJP Mahila Morcha today gheraoed the investigating agency’s headquarters in Cuttack. The women’s wing of the saffron party also trained guns on Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and demanded resignation of Agriculture minister Pradeep […]
Bhubaneswar: After being on the run for over a month, ex-BJD MLA Debendra Kanhar was arrested today from Ichchapuram in Andhra Pradesh by a team of Kandhamal Police. Kanhar was arrested based on a complaint filed by a woman who accused him of misbehaving with her and trashing her mother. However, Kanhar, after his arrest, […]
Bhubaneswar: Stepping up its attack against Agriculture Minister Pradeep Maharathy for allegedly making derogatory remarks against women, BJP Mahila Morcha, the saffron party’s women wing, today staged demonstration at different places including Bhubaneswar and demanded the minister’s resignation. Members of the Mahila Morcha led by its State President, Prabhati Parida took out a rally from […]
Kandhamal: Normal life was hit in the district today due to a 12-hour dawn-to-dusk bandh being observed by the BJP Mahila Morcha over alleged rape and murder of a minor girl in Kotagarh and sex tape of BJD’s ex-MLA from Phulbani, Debendra Kanhar. Business establishments, educational institutions and government offices remained closed while vehicular movement […]
Bhubaneswar: BJP Mahila Morcha stepped up its attack against Odisha government by training guns on Agriculture Minister Pradeep Maharathy for allegedly making derogatory remarks against women. The development came after a video purportedly showing Maharathy making some objectionable comments went viral on social media. Though it is still unclear against whom such comments were made, […]
Bhubaneswar: People often use the phrase ‘log chand pe pahunch gaye…’ (people have landed on moon…). The irony in the phrase cannot be starker when used in parlance of 10,000 villages of Odisha which still don’t have roads. Excuses are often made – like no clearance from Forest department – but reality excuses itself as […]
Bhubaneswar: Upset with the Odisha government’s policies against women, BJP Mahila Morcha, the women wing of the saffron party is all set for a mega showdown against the ruling-BJD with its National high-level conclave (Rastriya Maha Adhivesan) scheduled to be held from September 29. Informing about the development, Odisha BJP’s Mahila Morcha president Pravati Parida […]
Bhubaneswar: With an aim to develop a rapport with women voters ahead of the 2019 elections, the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) on Friday announced that it will hold ‘Mahila Samavesh’ in every constituency of the State. Speaking at the State executive body meeting of the party’s women wing – Biju Mahila Janata Dal (BMJD) – […]
Angul: Members of the BJP Mahila Morcha waved black flags at Labour and Energy Minister Sushant Singh during his visit to Angul today in protest of rising unemployment. The protestors with black flags ran towards the incoming vehicle of the minister, who on his way to attend a seminar at NALCO’s factory and boiler department, […]
Bhubaneswar/Bhadrak: Voicing against the rising trend of atrocities and crimes against girls and women in Odisha, the State unit of BJP’s women wing launched a state-wide Mahila Suraksha Yatra today. The yatra kick-started from seven prominent temples, including Sikharchandi Temple in Bhubaneswar, Chandi Temple in Cuttack, Bhadrakali Temple in Bhadrak, Samleswari Temple in Sambalpur, Maa […]
Bhubaneswar: Odisha BJP’s Mahila Morcha is planning to turn the heat on the State government on rising incidents of crime against women including rape of minor girls by launching a 10-day state-wide campaign – ‘Mahila Surakhsya and Samman Yatra’ – from May 17. Alleging inefficiency of Odisha government and police in checking atrocities against women, […]
Bhubaneswar: The BJP Mahila Morcha today sought the intervention of Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC) in the Kunduli gang rape victim’s suicide case and demanded Rs 1 cr compensation for family of the girl. Besides, it accused ADG of Human Rights Protection Cell (HRPC), Mahendra Pratap and Koraput Superintendent of Police (SP) Kanwar Vishal Singh […]
Bhubaneswar: It seems just seeking apology is not going to save Odisha’s Agriculture Minister Damodar Rout for his remarks allegedly against the BJP spokesperson Lekhasri Samantsinghar as the party’s women’s brigade continued its agitation and burnt effigy of the BJD stalwart. BJP Mahila Morcha today staged a protest in front of Ram Mandir here and […]
Bhubaneswar: Odisha BJP has today made serious allegations against police in relation to the gang rape and murder of a 45-year-old woman in Balikuma village under Kankadahada police limits in Dhenkanal district. BJP Mahila Morcha president Prabhati Parida alleged that the police are trying to save the people involved in the crime. Addressing a press […]
Bhubaneswar: Tension prevailed in the Nayapalli area of the capital city today when hundreds of women activists under the banner of BJP Mahila Morcha took to the streets protesting operation of a liquor shop near a government hospital and a school. As a mark of protest, they burnt an effigy of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik […]
Bhubaneswar: The Commissionerate Police, which is investigating into the much-talked-about death of Asutosh Mohanty alias Rishi, an engineering student, today said that they might call BMC Mayor Anant Narayan Jena for interrogation. Sources in the Commissionerate Police said that on the basis of the allegations by the Student Congress, statement by three friends of Rishi […]
Nimapara: Four police personnel were injured in a clash with women activists of Odisha BJP, who were attempting to gherao the CDPO’s office in Nimapara of Puri district. According to sources, policewomen were deployed at the CDPO’s office on account of the demonstration of by the activists. However, policemen had to intervene as the activists […]