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Minor Girl Sold In Odisha
Unable To Repay Debt, Father 'Sells' Minor Girl In Odisha

The horrific incident came to light after the grandfather of the minor girl lodged an FIR against the accused and his son

Elderly Couple Found Murdered At Cashew Orchard In Odisha’s Ganjam
Elderly Couple Found Murdered At Cashew Orchard In Odisha’s Ganjam

Ganjam: Amid the grim Covid-19 situation gripping the State, the residents at Sishunda village in Ganjam district woke up to the shocking brutal murder of an elderly couple on Friday.…

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Odisha: Escapado Gangster Hyder's Close Aide Sallu Surrenders

Cuttack: Sallu alias Yakub Khan, a close aide of notorious gangster Sheikh  Hyder who staged a dramatic escape from his guarded ward in a leading hospital in the city on…

The future of Odisha politics
Op-Ed: The Future Of Odisha Politics

Dwelling in the past cocoons every generation in a comfort zone. Perennially under the spell of self-praise and in the illusion of own generation’s self-adulation, every age group of politicians assumes that their successors would be less worthy. They rue “things have changed”. Of course, they are supposed to change and ought to change. Whether […]

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Flashback 2020: Pari Murder, IIFL Loot And Series Of Sensational Day-light Crimes Bring Home Fear Factor

Bhubaneswar: Going by the recent claims made by Abhay, the chief of Odisha police, 2020 was more or less peaceful in so far as the law and order and overall crime graph in the State was concerned. Despite the unprecedented challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic situation, the Odisha Police carried out its’ duty diligently […]

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Cuttack: Two Brothers Arrested In 2019 Jobra Murder Case

Cuttack: Almost seventeen months after the murder of criminal Tapan Nayak in Jobra area of Cuttack, the Malgodown police has arrested two more persons for their involvement in the case. With this, the total number of arrestees so far in the June 2019 Jobra murder case has risen to five. The accused brothers, who were […]

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Odisha: 2 Girls Stabbed Multiple Times On Nuapada Road

Nuapada: Amid the rising cases of crimes against women in Odisha, two girls were critically injured after being stabbed multiple times by a youth in full public view at Boden Bazaar road in the district. Both the girls have been admitted to Boden hospital in a critical condition. Meanwhile, police have detained the attacker and […]

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Brajrajnagar Murder: 3 Women Among 5 Arrested For Killing Couple

Jharsuguda: At least five persons, including three women, were arrested on the charges of killing a couple at Rampur village under Brajarajnagar Police limits in Jharsuguda. As per reports, the accused allegedly killed the couple over past enmity. They also allegedly tried to eliminate evidence by burning the bodies. Meanwhile, the police have reportedly seized […]

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Crime Against Women: Home Ministry Asks States To Ensure Compulsory FIR

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The Union Home Ministry has asked all states and Union Territories (UTs) directing them for “mandatory” police action with compulsory registration of First Information Report (FIR) in cases of crimes against women. The MHA’s stricter guidelines comes closely on the heels of shocking crimes against women in Uttar Pradesh’s Hathras and other states […]

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Crime Against Women: Posters Of Guilty To Be Displayed In Uttar Pradesh

Lucknow: Eve-teasers, those guilty of crime against women and habitual offenders in cases of sex-related crimes will now find their posters on road crossings in Uttar Pradesh. According to the government spokesman, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has directed officials to launch ‘Operation Durachari’ to check crime against women. “The Chief Minister has directed […]

Strangled To Death
Keonjhar: Man Strangled To Death By Two Minor Sons

Keonjhar: A man was allegedly strangulated to death by his two sons, both minors, reportedly over a family feud in Munda Sahi near Bodapalasa under Sadar police station here on Sunday. The deceased has been identified as Lankeswara Munda. According to sources, Munda thrashed his wife in an inebriated condition. Irate over this, his two […]

Woman With Mental Health Issues Booked For Killing 3-Yr-Old Daughter In Noida

Noida: A woman with mental health issues was booked here for allegedly killing her three-year-old daughter before injuring herself on Sunday, police said. Earlier in the day, officials had said that the child was killed by her father who had smashed her on the floor of their house in Barola village, under Sector 49 police […]

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Woman Health Worker Stabbed To Death By Husband In Odisha

Cuttack: Though tributes and gratitude are pouring in for health workers in these times of COVID-19 pandemic, a shocking incident was reported from the State after a nurse was allegedly stabbed by her husband in broad daylight at Mahura under Sadar police limits of Cuttack district. The victim, who was posted at Mahidharpada medical, has […]

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Human Sacrifice To Prevent Coronavirus? Priest Hacks Man In Odisha Temple

Cuttack: Is the fear of novel coronavirus (n-CoV), mushrooming across the length and breadth of the globe, seeding superstitions in the minds of the people dwelling in remote areas? Unfortunately to a great extent, is what Wednesday night’s incident in Athagarh hints at. A priest engaged at Brahmani Dei Temple in Bandhahuda area under Narasinghpur […]

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Retired Odia Army Doctor Who Hacked Wife To 300 Pieces Gets Lifer, Breaks Down In Court After Verdict

Bhubaneswar: Retired army doctor Somnath Parida, who had brutally murdered his wife, Ushashree, and chopped her body into 300 pieces in 2013, was awarded life imprisonment today. As per reports, the punishment was pronounced by the Khurda sessions judge. The court also fined the accused Rs 50,000, sources said adding that Parida broke down during […]

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Ex-MLA & Former BJD Leader Anup Sai Confesses To Have Murdered Woman & Her Daughter: Raigarh SP

Raigarh: In a major development in connection with the murder of a woman and her daughter in 2016, Chhattisgarh Police today revealed that former MLA and ex-BJD leader Anup Sai is the prime accused in the case and has confessed to the crime. In a press conference, Raigarh SP Santosh Kumar said that Anup had […]

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Sonepur Elephant Poaching Case: Two More Accused Arrested, Tusks Recovered

Sonepur: Forest department officials on Saturday arrested two more persons for their alleged involvement in the 2019 elephant poaching case in Sonepur. The accused have been identified as Suresh Karna and Kalia Karna of Meghanand village in the district. Moreover, two tusks weighing nearly 3 kg have also been recovered from their possession. According to […]

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U-19 World Cup: India Trample Australia By 74 Runs, Breeze Into Semis

Portchefstroom (South Africa): Pacer Kartik Tyagi blew away the Australian top-order with a sensational spell to power India into the semifinals of the ICC U-19 World Cup with a comfortable 74-run win here on Tuesday. Kartik’s four wickets came after India recovered through Atharva Ankolekar’s combative half-century to reach 233 for nine, a modest total […]

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Youth Critical In Firing Between Criminal Groups In Jagatsinghpur

Jagatsinghpur: A youth sustained critical injuries in exchange of fire between two criminal groups at Alavar village in Balikuda area of Jagatsinghpur on Friday. Two persons have been detained in connection with the case. As per reports, the firing incident took place over past enmity during which the youth Debraj Biswal suffered bullet injuries on […]

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Odisha Artistes Lend Voice To Fight Against Atrocities On Women

Bhubaneswar: A group of singers have come forward to lend their voice to a song which aims to raise awareness against the rising atrocities against women and girls across Odisha. The artistes – Rajib Lochan Mishra, Shraddha Acharya and Chelsi Behura who have been on the popular singing reality show ‘Indian Idol’ will be recording […]

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Body Of Woman Recovered From Forest In Odisha

Bargarh: The body of a 20-year- old woman was recovered from a forest area near Temari village under Bargarh district on Tuesday, a police officer said. As per reports, she had gone missing on Friday evening and her family members registered a missing case on Monday, he said. “Some local residents noticed the body and […]

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Odisha Woman Surrenders After Murdering 'Live-in Partner'

Balasore: Police today recovered blood soaked body of a man from a house in Gudipada area of Balasore district. Later, a woman claiming to be his live-in partner, surrendered before Baripada Town Police after confessing to have executed the gruesome murder. As per reports, the deceased Badha Marndi who had been working as a watchman […]

Last-rites
Nabarangpur gang rape victim's last rites performed

Nabarangpur: The last rites of the girl allegedly gang raped and murdered in Nabarangpur was performed today in the presence of district sub-collector, Kodinga tehsildar and family members of the victim. As per reports, sub-collector Bhaskar Raita lent a shoulder to the mortal remains of the victim while it was being carried to the cremation […]

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Inter-State Looter Gang Kingpin Bablu Arrested After Police Encounter In Odisha

Cuttack: The kingpin of an inter-state gang of looters, Sachin Pawar alias Bablu was arrested following an exchange of fire with police in Naraj Bazaar area of Cuttack district Tuesday late night. Bablu sustained bullet injuries on his right leg during the police encounter and has been admitted to SCB Medical College and Hospital for […]

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Bolangir Murder: Youth Killed For Seeking Loan Repayment, Say Police

Bolangir: Police claimed to have cracked the murder case of a youth, Satyanarayan Purohit at Dharpagarh village under Saintala Police limits in Bolangir district on October 25 following the arrest of one Jabananda Kanhar in connection with the case on Sunday. Police officials said Purohit was a businessman by profession and killed by Kanhar for […]