Tag: Dowry Harassment

Ganjam woman set on fire with sanitiser by husband
Ganjam woman battles for life after husband set her ablaze with sanitiser

The victim with 30 per cent burn injuries was undergoing treatment at MKCG Medical College and Hospital.

  • Friday, 02 September 2022
Odisha: Lady Teacher’s Throat Slit By Husband For Filing Dowry Complaint
Odisha: Lady Teacher’s Throat Slit By Husband For Filing Dowry Complaint  

Sanjurani Debata, who teaches Sanskrit at Durgapalli UP school in Puintala, was reportedly attacked by her husband, Pradeep Kumar Panda, who is also a teacher by profession. 

  • Wednesday, 22 September 2021
Bhartruhari Mahtab
FIR Against BJD MP, Wife And Son Over Alleged Dowry Harassment

The complainant had got married in December 2016 to the son of Mahtab, the Biju Janata Dal MP from Cuttack in Odisha.

  • Thursday, 19 August 2021
Dowry harassment case lodged against former Khurda MLA

Khurda: A dowry harassment case has been lodged against former Khurda MLA Jitu Mitra at the Town police station. Mitra’s daughter-in-law has reportedly lodged the complaint alleging that she was harassed for dowry. Names of Mitra’s wife, daughter and younger son are also mentioned in the complaint. Mitra’s eldest son, who had married the girl […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
Dowry harassment case filed against former Odisha MLA

Gunupur: Sasmita Sabar, the daughter-in-law of former Gunupur MLA Rammurty Gamanga has lodged a complaint alleging dowry harassment by her husband and in-laws. As per the complaint, Sasmita stated that Rammurty’s son Lalit Ranjan Gamang had married her in May 2017. Few days after their marriage, her in-laws including father-in-law Rammurty and mother-in-law Anusaya started […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Dowry harassment allegation brought against RTI activist

Bhubaneswar: Allegations of physical and mental harassment over dowry demand was brought against Right To Information (RTI) activist Subash Mohapatra by his wife on Monday. Mohapatra’s wife alleged that he did not keep any relation with her after she gave birth to a girl child and is in a relationship with another woman. He also […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Lopamudra demands Rs 5 cr compensation, son’s custody

Bhubaneswar: Industrialist Trailokya Mishra’s estranged daughter-in-law Lopamudra, who had levelled torture and dowry harassment charges against her husband, father-in-law and mother-in-law, on Thursday demanded Rs five crore compensation from them. This was informed by Khurda Protection Officer whom Lopamudra met today and applied for Domestic Incident Report (DIR) today. The officer informed that the complainant […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Industrialist Trailokya Mishra, son accused of dowry harassment

Bhubaneswar: The daughter-in-law of industrialist Trailokya Mishra has alleged dowry harassment by him, his wife and his son. The victim, Lopamudra Mishra, coming out in the open for the first time, has also revealed that she had earlier filed a complaint in this regard with the Mahila Police. According to sources, a dowry harassment case […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Saline-infused woman walks in protest over ‘police inaction’ in dowry case

Puri: While crime against women has been on the rise in Odisha, negligence and police apathy in some places have made things even worse for them. In one such case, report of a critically ill under-treatment woman, walking with an IV saline fitted to her body in protest of police inaction over a dowry case […]

  • Friday, 18 June 2021
woman burnt alive
Woman burnt alive in Bhubaneswar for ‘dowry’; husband, in-laws detained

Bhubaneswar: At a time when crime against women and girl children has been on a rise in the State, another heinous incident has come to light from the Capital city. A young woman was killed today after being set on fire allegedly by her in-laws for dowry at Gokanpur village under Nandankanan police limits in […]

  • Friday, 04 June 2021
'Newly-wed woman hammered to death by in-laws in Ganjam'

Ganjam: A newly married woman was bludgeoned to death with a hammer allegedly by her in-laws over dowry demand at Gobindapur village under Sheragada police limits in the district today. As per reports, deceased Pinky Swain (24) of Gobindapur village had tied the knot with one Firoj Swain of her village two years back with […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
Woman Allegedly Set On Fire By In-Laws In Odisha

Jajpur: A newlywed woman sustained severe burn injuries after she was allegedly set on fire by her in-laws at Jalanda village under Korei police limits in the district. Though the incident took place on October 23, the matter came to the fore on Wednesday after the video of the survivor’s father accusing her in-laws of […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021