The areas where the progress of Odisha requires much greater political, social and governance focus are too critical to be trivialised by political cacophony.
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.
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.
Bhubaneswar: Amid the sudden spurt in crimes against women and children in Odisha, the State unit of Congress on Friday turned the heat on the BJD government and announced that the party will launch massive state-wide demonstrations over the deteriorating situation. OPCC president Niranjan Patnaik said the Congress will stage peaceful demonstrations in front of […]
Bhubaneswar: Notwithstanding the COVID lockdown, all sort of police bandobust, major restrictions like night curfew in the State since March -June this year, the rape count in Odisha didn’t show any pandemic let up signs. Rather it touched a new high during the first six months of this pandemic year. The rapes this year have […]
New Delhi: Asserting that central government believes in “zero tolerance in criminal and terror cases”, Union Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy on Tuesday assured that it will take all steps to ensure “speedy and decisive justice” to all victims of crimes against women and the downtrodden. “Under the leadership of Union Home […]
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 […]
Bulandshahr: A 16-year-old girl has forwarded a complaint of gang rape to the police on WhatsApp after she was found pregnant. The teen has claimed she was raped multiple times by three men during a course of over one-and-half years. A team led by a woman circle officer was sent to the girl’s home where […]
Bhadohi: In yet another case of crime against women in Uttar Pradesh, a 14-year-old Dalit girl, was found murdered in Bhadohi district on Thursday. The girl, according to the police, had gone to the field to relieve herself and did not return home. Her brother, who went out to look for her, found the body […]
Bhubaneswar: The Opposition Congress on Thursday expressed anguish over the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) reports which show an increase in the instances of violence against women and a phenomenal growth in cyber crime cases in the State. According to the latest report released by the NCRB, Odisha remained at the second spot, after Uttar […]