In the case of murders, Kolkata recorded only 53 cases whereas Delhi recorded 461 cases -- the highest among all the cities followed by Bengaluru (179 cases), Chennai (150 cases) and Mumbai (148 cases)
The property plundered by dacoits totalled around Rs 119 crore. Moreover, with only a 50 per cent charge-sheeting rate, the recovery rate in the State also stood very low (around 28 per cent).
Bhubaneswar/Jajpur: At a time when Odisha politics is already boiling with the murder case of five-year-old Nayagarh girl, Pari, shocking story of another missing minor girl named ‘Pihu’ from Jajpur district grabbed headlines on Thursday. As per reports, two-year-old Subhalaxmi Nayak, aka Pihu from Madhusudanpur village under Binjharpur Police Station in Jajpur has been missing […]
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 […]
Bhubaneswar: Notwithstanding the Supreme Court ruling in 2015 that directed all states to mandatorily install CCTV cameras in the jails by the year 2016, prisons in Odisha are yet to be brought under full-fledged CCTV surveillance. A judgment to this effect had been pronounced by Justice TS Thakur and R Bhanumati to deter human rights […]
By Ashutosh Mishra Bhubaneswar: If reports in a section of the media are to be believed Odisha has the dubious distinction of being ranked among 10 Indian states with a high crime rate against women. Backed by National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) figures they paint a grim picture of the state as one of the […]
Bhubaneswar: In a big twist to the 1980’s Anil Kapoor – Meenakshi Sheshadri starred film ‘Love Marriage’, where the film ended with a big caption ‘Love Marriage is Injurious to Health’, the NCRB report has, infact, showed that it’s not injurious, rather, ‘Love Affairs’ have turned killer in Odisha. Ponder over well as the cupid […]
Bolangir: A woman was brutally attacked by a youth after she resisted his rape attempt at Juba village under Belpada police limits in Bolangir district. The NCRB report-2016 released last week had placed Odisha in one of the top rankers on crimes against women. As per the complaint, when the woman had gone to a […]