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Girl student levels harassment charges against Bhadrak Jailor

Bhadrak: An engineering girl student lodged a complaint at Bhadrak police station today alleging physical abuse and mental harassment against jailor of Bhadrak jail, Chinmaya Patra. As per the police complaint, the accused Patra lured the girl to physical relationship and later married her on false promises at Khiching temple in Mayurbhanj in 2017. After […]

Italian tourist alleges harassment in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: A woman tourist from Italy has lodged a complaint against a hotel’s staff in Odisha’s Puri alleging misbehaviour and harassment, police said on Thursday. As per reports, the tourist identified as Fiorella Bizzaro had booked a room for five days at Hotel Krishna Residency. She arrived at the hotel on Wednesday night and was […]

Girl brings harassment charges against teacher

Kalahandi: The sacred teacher-student relationship has been scarred yet again  in Odisha with one more case of alleged harassment by a teacher coming to the fore. A girl student of Madanpur Rampur Panchayat College here on Saturday brought harassment charges against a Geography lecturer of the college. Meanwhile, the girl has lodged a complaint with […]

Bullying can damage entire school environment: Study

New York: Researchers have found that all forms of victimisation — bullying, cyberbullying and harassment — can damage the entire school environment. The study, published in the Journal of Child & Adolescent Trauma, measured the impact of polyvictimisation — exposure to multiple forms of victimisation — on school climate at the middle- and high-school levels. […]

Woman pushed into flesh trade by husband, reunites with parents after 7 years

Baripada: She had a love marriage at the young age of 17 but her dreams were shattered after being pushed into flesh trade by her husband. Seven years later, family members found her in a pitiable condition at Baripada Medical College in Mayurbhanj district. The woman is undergoing treatment at the medicine ward of Baripada […]

Jurisdiction-free I-T assessment on the cards

New Delhi: To check corruption and harassment, the tax department will soon launch a pilot of “jurisdiction-free assessment” where a tax officer will not get to know identity of the assessee as allotment of cases will be done randomly by computers rather than on the basis of area. The success of the pilot, to be […]

Harassment row: Rs 50L defamation suit filed against Haraprasad Das

Bhubaneswar: Adding more trouble for noted litterateur Haraprasad Das, teacher and writer Pallishree Patnaik has lodged a defamation case against the former for allegedly harassing her on social media. Patnaik filed the defamation suit at the Bhawanipatna SDJM court on Wednesday seeking Rs 50 lakh in damages. Her statement under Section 161 and 164 of […]

Teaching a lesson, girls thrash youth for catcalling, harassment

Balasore: Passing lewd comments and harassing girls backfired on a youth after he was beaten black and blue by two girls here in the district on Tuesday. The incident occurred near Boita Chhak under Remuna block when two girls caught hold of the accused Babul Behera, a resident of nearby Rampur village and thrashed him. […]

Indecent Facebook chat: Litterateur Haraprasad Das files defamation case

Bhubaneswar: Noted litterateur Haraprasad Das, alleged of showing indecent approach to a lady teacher through facebook chats today moved court and lodged defamation case against eight people over the issue. Citing the allegations of harassment levelled by a lady teacher from Kalahandi as unfortunate, Das filed a defamation suit against the editor, publisher of a […]

Woman alleges harassment by eminent author of Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Eminent litterateur Haraprasad Das has refuted allegations of harassment through Facebook chat brought by a teacher, saying he has been inactive on his Facebook profile since long and this must be a hacker’s job. Allegations leveled by the teacher and writer about the renowned essayist and columnist harassing her on Facebook messenger through indecent […]

Actor Papu charged under IPC, POCSO in casting couch case

Bhubaneswar: Ollywood actor Papu Pompom was charged under the IPC and the POCSO (Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act) in connection with the casting couch case involving a minor girl. According to sources, Papu today appeared before the POCSO court which framed the charges against the actor under sections 341, 323 and 354 of […]

CM orders probe on harassment of girl in moving bus
CM orders probe on harassment of girl in moving bus

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has ordered a probe into the misbehaviour incident of a young girl in a moving bus. The bus in which the incident took place has been identified by the Commissionerate Police. A special team, including one lady officer, is probing the incident under the leadership of Cuttack DCP. Patnaik gave […]

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Female journalist faces harassment in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Female Journalist of a regional news portal had a very bad experience while travelling in a bus yesterday. It shows how the government machineries in the State, despite its promises, fail to provide safety to women. Below is her experience shared on social media that shows the plight of women in the State. The incident took […]

Docs allege torture by dept heads; DMET seeks report

Bhubaneswar: In what could be seen as an eye opener how the PG doctors at several government medical colleges of the State are being tortured mentally and physically by their respective professors and department heads, the Directorate of Medial Education and Training (DMET) has sought a report from all the college heads on these allegations. […]

Lady singer harrased
Lady singer ‘harassed’ on pretext of marriage by Ollywood music director

Bhubaneswar: In a sensational case, a female playback singer has labelled harassment charges on pretext of marriage against a music director of the Odia film industry. The victim has lodged a complaint with the Police against music director, Dipu Dasmohapatra. Police have also recorded the statement of the victim. To back her allegations, the victim […]

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SCB medico harassment: Police to record statements of 4 accused

Cuttack: The Mangalabag police conducting its probe into the harassment complaint filed by a 4th year MBBS student of SCB Medical College and Hospital, will record statements of the four accused against whom cases have been registered, informed Cuttack DCP Sanjeev Arora. “A case has been registered at the Mangalabag Police Station and statements of […]

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Medico harassment case: SCB official claims matter settled amicably

Cuttack: While the investigation into the case lodged by a 4th year MBBS girl student of SCB Medical College in Cuttack is on, the college authorities today claimed that the matter has been settled amicably by both parties after discussions. According to the administrative officer of the college, Pratap Mishra, a decision to settle the […]

SCB Girl senior ragging, harassment
SCB girl student alleges ragging, harassment by seniors

Cuttack: A 4th year MBBS girl student of SCB Medical College and Hospital here on Thursday filed a police complaint alleging ragging and harassment by senior students. According to the complaint filed in Mangalabag Police station, she was abused with foul language while she was watching the annual movie show in a theatre. As per […]

Cuttack girl slaps molester
A police force that neither ‘cares’ nor ‘dares’

By Sandeep Sahu A video going viral on social media since Sunday evening serves as a timely warning for existing and potential eve teasers in the Twin City and the state at large. The one minute and 39 second long video that shows a young girl first slapping an eve teaser and then hitting him […]

Cuttack girl slaps molester
Cuttack girl slaps molester in public

Cuttack: In a show of sheer courage, a girl from Cuttack city bravely confronted her molester and slapped him in front of the gathered public for touching her inappropriately. The incident which was captured in an onlooker’s cell phone occurred last evening at the busy Badambadi area of the city. The accused molester was slapped […]

Women harassment: Police arrests 3 accused

Bhubaneswar: Police on Sunday arrested three persons in connection with harassing three girls at Nandankanan road here on Friday, said Police Commissioner YB Khurania. Informing this to the media, Khurania said, the arrested persons have been identified as Madhab Kumar Rout (22), Mrutyunjay Patra (22) and Biswaranjan Pradhan (21). “While Madhab and Mrutyunjay are resident […]

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Bengaluru rerun: 3 girls misbehaved on busy Capital road

Bhubaneswar: Less than a week after the mass molestation incident in IT hub Bengaluru shook the whole country, three girls were harassed by a group of youths on Friday on a busy road here, raising serious questions on the safety of women in the State capital. Police have registered a case in this regard and […]

Lady lecturers of Keonjhar Engineering College allege harassment

Keonjhar: The lady lecturers of Keonjhar Government Engineering College today brought physical and mental harassment charges against one of their senior lecturers. As per allegations, lecturer Nimai Charan Patel had sent messages and emails late night to one of the lady lecturers. The lady lecturers have also alleged that their initial complaint filed before the […]

Arrested Godman Sarathi Baba moves SC

Cuttack: Arrested Godman Sarathi Baba alias Santosh Raul has moved the Supreme court seeking bail. According to Sarathi’s lawyer Sushant Kanungo, the Godman has sought bail in connection with harassment cases lodged against him. Also Read: Groups clash over Sarathi sermons A total of 3 cases were registered against Sarathi Baba. The third case was […]

Daughter-in-law of Late Dr Brahmanand Acharya files harassment case against in-laws

Cuttack: In a sensational case, Haimabati Acharya, daughter-in-law of renowned neurosurgeon Late Dr Brahmanand Acharya, has alleged harassment by her in-laws, for which she has filed an FIR with the Chauliaganj Police in Cuttack. “Since the death of my husband, certain members of my in-law family have been torturing me. My mother-in-law, sister-in-law Ava Acharya, […]