Tag: Crime Against Women

Mo Bus ride in Bhubaneswar
How safe is Mo Bus? Girl in Bhubaneswar had the creepiest experience of her life during a recent ride

A girl who was recently travelling in a Mo Bus in Bhubaneswar narrated about the creepiest encounters she has ever experienced during a bus ride.

  • Wednesday, 02 November 2022
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Odisha hotspot in cyber porn, morphing cases against women: NCRB

As per the NCRB data released recently, Odisha tops the list of states where women have been targeted through cyber pornography and morphing.

  • Thursday, 01 September 2022
NCRB report: Opposition trains guns at govt after Odisha ranks 3rd in crime against women 
NCRB report: Opposition trains guns at govt after Odisha ranks 3rd in crime against women 

The crime rate per 1 lakh women was 112.9 in 2020. In 2021, it rose to 137.8.

  • Tuesday, 30 August 2022
16-yr-old girl kills self after molestation in Keonjhar, accused at large 
16-yr-old girl kills self after molestation in Keonjhar, accused at large 

Unable to bear the trauma and fearing social stigma, the girl consumed poison after returning home.  

  • Tuesday, 24 May 2022
Youth Dressed As Woman Attacks Mother, Daughter With Knife In Bhubaneswar
Youth Dressed As Woman Attacks Mother, Daughter With Knife In Bhubaneswar

Panic gripped the Shailashree Vihar area under Chandrasekharpur police limits in Bhubaneswar after a youth allegedly attacked a woman and her daughter with a knife on Monday afternoon.

  • Monday, 01 November 2021
Rising crime against women in Odisha
The Curious Case Of ‘Women-Friendly’ Odisha With Its ‘Crime-Friendly’ Police!

A report released by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) last month, reveals that in Odisha crimes against women in 2020 rose nearly 10% over the previous year, one of the biggest spurts in the whole country.

  • Monday, 25 October 2021
Jay Panda Blasts Odisha Govt For Sharp Rise In Women Crime, Demands Probe On BJD Leaders Role
Jay Panda Blasts Odisha Govt For Sharp Rise In Women Crime, Demands Probe On BJD Leaders Role 

The BJP National Vice President said the deterioration in the crime rate against women clearly shows the timid response of the State government.

  • Saturday, 23 October 2021
Mayurbhanj, The Rape Capital Of Odisha
2 Gangrapes in 24 Hrs In Mayurbhanj: This Odisha District State's Rape Capital For Last 20-Yrs

The lethal combo of the active involvement of local organised gangs in the crime and a poor conviction rate has emboldened the perpetrators in the district. Odisha 5th in gangrapes in country

  • Saturday, 16 October 2021
82-YO Woman’s Decomposed Body Found In House At Nabrangpur
82-YO Woman’s Decomposed Body Found In House At Nabrangpur Village

The 82-year-old deceased woman, identified as Kusum, wife of one Bhagirathi Nayak, was found in a decomposed condition in one of the rooms at her house.

  • Friday, 08 October 2021
Crime Against Women Down By Over 21% In Cities: NCRB Report
Crime Against Women Down By Over 21% In Cities: NCRB Report

Mumbai has also recorded a decrease in crime against women as it recorded 4,583 cases last year in comparison to 6,519 cases in 2019 while Jaipur reported 2,369 cases over 3,417 during the same period.

  • Wednesday, 15 September 2021
Fed up with eve teasing, girl ends life in Khurda

Khurda: Fed up of facing repeated harassment and eve-teasing by a ‘stalker’, a college girl allegedly attempted suicide by consuming poison under Balugaon police limits area in Khurda. Though the victim, a +3 student, was rushed to Balugaon and later shifted to Berhampur hospital in critical condition, she succumbed while undergoing treatment. According to sources, […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Shame! 4 minor girls including mentally-challenged raped in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: At a time when senior police officials are gearing up to launch awareness drives to put a check on sexual abuse of minor girls, such incidents continue surface from different parts of the State. Rape of four minor girls including a mentally-challenged was reported from Salepur, Cuttack and Balasore today. In Cuttack, a minor […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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Good News! Railways to install 'panic button' in trains for women safety

Lucknow: With a view to strengthen security of women passengers in trains, the North Eastern Railway (NER) has planned to install ‘panic buttons’ in coaches as well as deploy women police personnel on trains during night hours. Since the railways is focusing on “women and child safety” this year, it plans deployment of women police […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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7-year-old raped by tuition teacher in Kendrapara

Kendrapara: Despite stringent laws, there seems to be no check on crime against girls and women as a 7-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her tuition teacher in Kendrapara district on Friday evening. According to reports, the accused teacher Ganesh Nayak misbehaved and later raped the minor girl after the tuition class yesterday. The matter […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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One more minor girl raped; BJP Mahila Morcha to protest rising atrocities on women

Khurda/Bhubaneswar: In yet another incident of sexual assault against minors, a minor girl was allegedly raped in Arisala village under Jatni police limits of Khurda district on Sunday. What is more horrific is that the girl alleged that she was raped by a minor boy of the same village. As per sources, the survivor narrated […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
5-year-old allegedly raped by minor in Sambalpur

Sambalpur: There seems to be no end to the disturbing trend of sexual harassment of minor girls in Odisha as another 5-year-old girl was allegedly raped in Sambalpur on Tuesday. Shockingly, the accused is reportedly a 15 to 16-year-old minor who happens to be the neighbour of the survivor. The juvenile has been detained after […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Odisha govt serious about crime against women: CM Naveen

Bhubaneswar: Due to effective policing, the overall law & order and crime rate in Odisha has remained under control, said Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik in Odisha Assembly today in response to the adjournment motion moved by the Opposition citing rise in crime against women. Patnaik informed the house that heinous cases of crime against women […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Girl Kidnap Bid In Jajpur Of Odisha
5-Year-Old Girl Rescued After Kidnap Bid In Jajpur

An unknown miscreant made a failed attempt to kidnap a five-year-old girl before cancelling the plan midway due to apparent fear of being caught after the child raised an alarm.

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
'Rape' In CHC In Angul
Food Delivery Boy Arrested On Charges Of Raping Doctor In Odisha

Following the allegations of rape of a woman doctor, OMCA has demanded full protection of doctors and medical staff

  • Wednesday, 30 June 2021
Youth assaults 3 varsity girl students in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: Three girl students of a university in Bhubaneswar were allegedly beaten up by a youth near a theatre in Kharabela Nagar area of the capital city Monday evening. The accused, whose identity is yet to be established, has been detained after a complaint was lodged by the girl students at Kharabela Nagar Police Station. […]

  • Wednesday, 30 June 2021
51 MPs, MLAs have declared crime cases against women

New Delhi: As many as 51 MPs and MLAs have declared cases of crime against women, including of alleged rape and abduction, a study said today. Of the 51, 48 are Members of Legislative Assembly (MLAs) and three are Members of Parliament (MPs), said a study by Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR), a non-government organisation […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
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Probe into crimes against women gets major boost

Cuttack: The Odisha government has accorded permission for creation of at least 330 different posts in the state Police to establish 22 separate investigating units for crimes against women. Out of 35 police districts in the state, 22 would get one unit each and an unit would have one additional SP, two deputy SPs, four inspectors, […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
Crime against women on rise in Odisha: Vijaya Rahatkar

Bhubaneswar: National president of BJP Mahila Morcha, Vijaya Rahatkar today alleged that there has been an increase in the incidents of crime against women and children in Odisha. Rahatkar, who is slated to attend the national executive meeting of party’s mahila morcha in Puri tomorrow, further stated that Naveen Patnaik-led BJD government is anti-women while […]

  • Tuesday, 22 June 2021
Odisha Has To Overcome Many Barriers To Reach 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
Odisha Has To Overcome Many Barriers To Reach 2030 SDGs

The areas where the progress of Odisha requires much greater political, social and governance focus are too critical to be trivialised by political cacophony.

  • Wednesday, 16 June 2021
Odisha: Woman Murdered 9 Years Ago Yet To Be Identified
9 Years On, Mystery Still Shrouds Identity Of Woman Murdered In Bhubaneswar

In a development that seems to point fingers at the efficacy of the police department, identity of a woman reportedly murdered in the outskirts of the city still remains a mystery, despite nine years into the case.

  • Tuesday, 15 June 2021
SHOCKING! Sushmita Sen sexually assaulted by 15-year-old boy

Bhubaneswar/Mumbai: At a time when people across the nation are concerned over the growing incidents of crime against women and minor girls, 42-year-old Bollywood actress Sushmita Sen made a shocking revelation during a show where she claimed that she was misbehaved and inappropriately touched by a minor boy at an award function. Recently, during a […]

  • Thursday, 03 June 2021
Elderly Woman Denied Aadhar Card For Covid Vaccination
Elderly Woman Denied Aadhaar Card By Son For Covid Vaccination

An elderly woman approached the Commissionerate Police here today accusing her son of showing ill-treatment to her and denying her Aadhaar Card for Covid vaccination. 

  • Friday, 14 May 2021
Anganwadi helper's minor daughter 'raped, hanged' in Odisha

Khurda: An anganwadi helper’s minor daughter was allegedly raped, murdered and hanged by a youth inside her house under Jatani Police limits of Khurda district on Monday. The anganwadi helper alleged that her daughter, a Class IX student was first raped and then murdered by one Gajananda Behera of Sardhapur village of the district. Behera […]

  • Tuesday, 04 May 2021
Teacher beaten for 'misbehaving' with girl student

Nayagarh: A teacher, who allegedly misbehaved with a girl student of a school under Fatepur police limits in Nayagarh district, was tied to a pole and beaten black and blue by the locals on Wednesday evening. A video of the incident has gone viral on social media. The accused, identified as PT (Physical Training) teacher […]

  • Tuesday, 04 May 2021
Mahila Congress activists scuffle with cops during attempt to gherao Naveen Niwas

Bhubaneswar: Tension ran high after scores of Mahila Congress activists tried to storm into Naveen Niwas, the official residence of Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik in Bhubaneswar today. Wearing masks of newly appointed AICC general secretary for Uttar Pradesh (East), Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, the Mahila Congress activists scuffled with police while trying to gherao the […]

  • Tuesday, 04 May 2021
Woman falls prey to ‘dowry’ curse in Nayagarh

Nayagarh: A woman was allegedly murdered by her in-laws over dowry at Binodpara village under Ranapur Police limits of Nayagarh district. The deceased has been identified as Subhrakeshi Swain. The family members of the deceased have alleged that her in-laws tried to burn the body after killing Subhrakeshi over dowry demand. “Our daughter’s husband, her […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
Rajasthan woman gang-raped in south Delhi

New Delhi: A 26-year-old married woman was allegedly gang-raped by two men in a car after being offered a lift in South Delhi’s Madangir area on Sunday night. The victim from Rajasthan’s Alwar had come Delhi to attend a ‘Satsang’ and was walking towards Chhatarpur when she saw a white car going in the same […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
Deaf and mute girl gang raped by 3 men in UP

Rampur (Uttar Pradesh): In a shocking incident in Uttar Pradesh’s in Rampur district, a deaf and mute 17-year-old girl was gang raped by three men who also filmed the act, police said. The incident, which took place on May 23, came to light after the accused, who belong to the same village, uploaded the video […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
Lady warden of Kujang sub-jail alleges sexual harassment by additional sub-jailor

Jagatsinghpur: A woman warden of Kujang sub-jail in Jagatsinghpur district has brought sexual harassment charges against the additional sub-jailor of the prison. As per the allegations, additional sub-jailor, Ashok Behera, has been behaving with the lady warden inappropriately for the past several days. The complainant further alleged that no action has been taken against Behera […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
16 charged for burning girl alive in Bangladesh

Dhaka: Sixteen people, including a head teacher of an Islamic seminary, were charged in Bangladesh on Wednesday with the murder of a 19-year-old girl, who was burnt to death after reporting sexual harassment. Nusrat Jahan Rafi had filed a police complaint against headmaster Siraj Ud Doula in late March and he was arrested. On April […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
Man surrenders before police after killing wife in Kendrapara

Kendrapara: A man surrendered before Patkura Police in Kendrapara district after killing his wife on Sunday. The accused has been identified as Chandan Jena of Arakhakuda village. According to the police, Chandan confessed to have hacked his wife Babita Jena to death with a sharp weapon in a fit of rage following a family dispute. […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
Kathua rape-murder case: Six of 7 convicted

Pathankot: A Special Court in Pathankot in Punjab on Monday convicted six out of the seven in the rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kathua. The trial began in a court here a year back. Arguments on quantum of punishment is likely to be announced at 2 p.m. The day-to-day […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
Kerala policewoman burnt alive

Mavelikkara: A 34-year-old woman police constable died after she was allegedly set ablaze by a man here Saturday, police said. The victim was posted at the Vallikkunnam station here. According to police, the accused allegedly poured petrol over the policewoman and set her ablaze this afternoon when she was on her way back home after […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
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Father stabs daughter for wanting to study

Shahjahanpur: In a shocking incident, a man from Shahjahanpur district in Uttar Pradesh allegedly stabbed his 15-year-old daughter with a knife and pushed her into a canal when she insisted that she wanted to continue her studies. “My father took me to a desolate place near the canal. My brother joined him. While my brother […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
Former Miss India Universe chased and attacked in Kolkata, 7 held

Kolkata: Seven persons were arrested on Tuesday for allegedly attacking former Miss India Universe Ushoshi Sengupta here and vandalising the cab she was travelling in, a senior Kolkata Police officer said. Sengupta, the winner of Miss India Universe pageant on 2010, was attacked on Monday night while coming back from a five star hotel in […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021