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Cuttack Man Alleges Harrasment By Wife
Cuttack Man Alleges Harassment By Wife, Her Boyfriend

A resident of Cuttack city has leveled serious allegations of infidelity against his wife while accusing her of torturing him with the help of her boyfriend.

Abuse of power
Might or Right? You Could Be The Next Victim

People with money power and influence can trouble women, grab the property of others and break any law they wish. They can hire goons to threaten and kill, and spend money to publish ugly lies to ruin the reputation of good people. 

Odisha: Is Harassment By Senior Officers Leading To Untimely Death Of Juniors In Govt Offices?

Jharsuguda/ Malkangiri: In December last year, the body of Debnarayan Panda, Personal Assistant to the then Malkangiri Collector Manish Agarwal was found in Satiguda dam in the district. Following his death, Panda’s wife Banaja made a direct accusation against the Collector, stating that her husband died due to the severe mental torture meted out by […]

Youth Thrashed For ‘Harassing’ Married Woman On Facebook

Bhadrak: Harassing a married woman and making advances at her on Facebook proved costly for a Balasore youth as he was reportedly beaten black and blue by her relatives in Bhadrak. Fed up with repeated harassment, the woman along with her relatives lured the youth into a trap and called him to meet her at […]

'Repeatedly-Harassed' Odisha Minor Girl Ends Life After Police Inaction

Dhenkanal: A minor girl in Odisha ended her life by suicide after police allegedly did not take any action on the complaint filed against a youth who was repeatedly harassing her. The shocking incident has been reported from Bhapur area in Dhenkanal district. The family of the victim alleged that the youth from the village […]

Bus conductor in Odisha made to do sit-ups for 'misbehaving' with woman

Angul: In what could turn out to be a lesson for all those who feel that it is easy to get away with harassment of a woman, a bus conductor was made to do sit-ups in public for allegedly misbehaving with a woman at Athmallick bus stand in Angul district. A video of the incident […]

'Tortured' Students Of Deaf & Blind School In Odisha Launch Protest

Dhenkanal: Fed up with repeated harassment and other irregularities, several students of a school for the deaf and blind in Dhenkanal district gheraoed the secretary of the school on Friday. According to reports, the inmates of the residential school located near Kantanali by-pass road staged demonstration alleging that they are not being served quality food […]

Naveen Should Resign If Not Ready To Discuss Crime Against Women: Congress

Bhubaneswar: Congress MLA Narasingha Mishra today slammed the Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik alleging that the latter is least concerned about rising cases of harassment against women. Citing the rape and suicide of a minor girl in Jagatsinghpur, Mishra alleged that CM Naveen doesn’t want such discussions to be held in the Assembly. “If Chief […]

Woman, Mother Held Captive For 40 Days, Harassed 

Rourkela: Police have arrested one person for allegedly locking up a woman and her mother inside a house at Basanti Colony in Rourkela for 40 days and harassing them. Both the women were rescued by a team of cops today. The matter came to light after the husband of the woman, who went missing, lodged […]

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 […]

UP Man Stabbed For Resisting His Cousin's Harassers, Succumbs

Muzaffarnagar (UP): A man succumbed to stab injuries at a hospital in the national capital, a week after being attacked by a college student who allegedly harassed his cousin in Kairana town of Shamli district, police said on Tuesday. Vikki was stabbed on October 23 by the accused, Anuj Kumar, who has since been arrested, […]

Odisha Students 'Tortured' By Warden, Lecturer

Berhampur: Unable to bear the alleged torture meted out, a Plus-II student of a residential college at Bhabenipur in Berhampur reportedly fled the college hostel recently. As per reports, three non-teaching staff along with a lecturer of the residential college allegedly thrashed five students for three consecutive days for some unknown reason. This apart, they […]

Entrepreneurial woes: Ease of doing business, not so easy

New Delhi: In most cases it takes a tragedy to bring the worlds focus to a plight prevailing for long, the same happened with V.G. Siddhartha’s death, as it brought to light the dark side of the Indian entrepreneurial environment. Although the NDA government has put much emphasis on easing regulations for doing business, harassment […]

Second-hand drinking as bad as second-hand smoke

New York: Just like second-hand smoking, society needs to combat the second-hand effects of drinking as millions of people are suffering alcohol’s harm because of someone else’s drinking, warn a study led by an Indian-origin scientist. An analysis of US national survey data showed that some 21 per cent of women and 23 per cent […]

Bhubaneswar man arrested for thrashing, tonsuring daughter's molester

Bhubaneswar: Police today arrested a man for taking law in to his own hands by manhandling & tonsuring a teacher who allegedly molested his daughter a couple of days back in Mancheswar area of Bhubaneswar. As per reports, the man along with several other persons thrashed the accused teacher on charges of harassment. The mob […]

Brick tied to mentally challenged boy's private parts

Shahjahanpur: In a shocking incident, a mentally-challenged minor was tortured by his own relatives who tied a brick from his private parts as a punishment. The incident took place in Shahjahanpur on May 26. The relatives also attacked the boy’s sister and other family members when they tried to complain about the incident. The video […]

Woman can file harassment case from anywhere: SC

New Delhi: A woman, who is forced to leave her matrimonial home, can file a case against her estranged husband and in-laws at the place where she resides thereafter, the Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday. The apex court said that the woman who is forced to leave her in-laws home due to commission of cruelty […]

Odisha flouted guidelines on child protection: NCPCR member

Bhubaneswar: After carrying out inspections at various shelter homes in the State based on the allegations of sexual harassment and illegal religious conversion, member of National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR), Yashwant Jain today said that Odisha government has not followed guidelines on protection of children at shelter homes strictly. This apart, he […]

Paddy farmers in Odisha allege harassment by rice millers

Sonepur/Malkangiri: Farmers in various districts of Odisha are facing a tough time in the paddy procurement process owing to a dispute over fair average quality (FAQ) norms with rice millers. According to sources, farmers in Sonepur are in distress over fair average quality (FAQ) norms even after a week of opening of the mandis. Farmers […]

Sexual harassment: Police seal shelter home in Dhenkanal; BJP condemns move

Dhenkanal: Taking stern action against the Dream Centre Shelter Home, girl inmates of which brought sexual harassment allegations against the in-charge and managing director of the centre on Friday, was sealed by the Sadar police late Saturday night. The shelter home run by an NGO, Good News India at Beltikiri in the district was sealed […]

Shelter home inmates allege sexual harassment by owner, caretaker

Dhenkanal: Raising concerns on the safety of girl students at shelter homes, some inmates of a shelter home in Beltikiri village under Sadar police limits of Dhenkanal have accused the owner and caretaker of sexual harassing them. The inmates of Dream Centre Shelter Home have also alleged that the accused harassed young boys as well.”I […]

Jay Panda seeks Odisha DGP’s intervention for de-sealing IMFA helicopter

Bhubaneswar: Opposing the deliberate attempt to trouble and harass him, former Kendrapara MP Baijayant ‘Jay’ Panda has sought the intervention of Odisha DGP, RP Sharma in releasing the helicopter which was recently sealed again by Puri Police. In a letter, Panda asserted that already the Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), which is the only […]

Tanushree Dutta gets legal notice from Nana Patekar, Vivek Agnihotri

Mumbai: Actress Tanushree Dutta has received two legal notices, one each on behalf of veteran actor Nana Patekar and filmmaker Vivek Agnihotri. She says it is the “price” you pay for “speaking out against harassment, humiliation and injustice in India”. “I’ve been slapped with two legal notices today. One from Nana Patekar and another from […]

New Facebook features to protect users from bullying, harassment

San Francisco: Embroiled in a massive data breach and facing $1.63 billion in fine from the European Union (EU) privacy watchdog, Facebook on Tuesday introduced a new feature for its 2.3 billion users to hide or delete multiple comments at once from the options menu of their post. This feature is rolling out on desktop […]

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 […]