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Five Policemen Including ASI Detained By Villagers In Dhenkanal Over ‘Inaction’
Five Policemen Including ASI Detained By Villagers In Dhenkanal Over ‘Inaction’

The police team was finally released on Monday afternoon following assurances by the higher-ups in the department to look into the complaint.

‘Betrayed’ Woman Attempts Self-Immolation At Police Station, Accuses Cops Of Assaulting Brother
‘Betrayed’ Woman Attempts Self-Immolation At Police Station, Accuses Cops Of Assaulting Brother 

Alleging that no action has been taken by cops, the complainant allegedly attempted to commit suicide by pouring kerosene on her

Rajkanika Police Partial In Kidnapping Case Probe: K'para Woman
Rajkanika Police Partial In Kidnapping Case Probe: K'para Woman

Kendrapara: A woman has accused the Rajkanika Police in Kendrapara of being partial in its investigation based on a complaint filed by her with regard to her husband’s alleged kidnapping. She has claimed that the way police is carrying out the probe is unprofessional and biased, and further cited that the cops are showing favouritism […]

Dhenkanal Minor Girl Suicide: Police Officers Suspended, Accused Arrested

Dhenkanal: Just 24 hours after a minor girl committed suicide allegedly over police inaction on the repeated harassment complaints she made against a local, the Superintendent of Police on Friday suspended Prashant Padhiary, in-charge of Bhapur Police outpost. Subsequently, the accused has also been arrested. The Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) of the same outpost, Padmanabh Sahu […]

Rairangpur Lady Lecturer Death: Odisha DGP Takes Action After Lapses In Probe

Bhubaneswar: Even as people across the country are irate over the brutal gang rape and murder of a young veterinary doctor in Telangana, a lady lecturer, who was allegedly raped by her relative, committed suicide on Sunday over police inaction in Rairangpur of Mayurbhanj district in Odisha. Following allegations of lapses, the inspector-in-charge of Jharpokharia […]

Wife of ‘kidnapped’ Patnagarh PWD JE alleges police inaction

Bolangir: A day after police rescued the Junior Engineer (JE) of Public Works Department in Patnagarh, who was allegedly kidnapped on Thursday hours after a video showing local BJD MLA Saroj Meher forcing him to do sit-ups in public went viral; his wife has accused the police of taking no action. Raising questions over the […]

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 […]

IMFA stalemate ends; protest to be withdrawn today

Rayagada: The 18-day long protest in front of Indian Metals & Ferro Alloys Ltd (IMFA) plant at Therubali in Rayagada ended after a meeting between the company officials, district administration & agitators late in Thursday night, ended successfully. According to sources, the meeting was fruitful and the protest will be withdrawn by 10 AM today. […]

Unrest at IMFA plant: Issue raised in Odisha Assembly

Bhubaneswar: Condemning the violence at the plant of Indian Metals & Ferro Alloys Ltd (IMFA) in Therubali of Rayagada district, BJP MLA Pradeep Purohit raised the issue in Odisha Assembly today and accused the State government of not providing security to factory of an Odia industrialist. “It is due to some political discord, people are […]

Woman attempts suicide in front of Odisha CM's Grievance Cell

Bhubaneswar: A woman attempted suicide in front of Chief Minister’s Grievance Cell in Bhubaneswar today alleging police inaction on her complaints. The woman identified as a resident of Nirakarpur area in Khurda district attempted suicide by hanging herself from a tree. The woman was rescued by police and some locals. Later, she was taken to […]

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Week-long lawyers' strike in Odisha HC extended till Monday

Cuttack: Hardening their position against what they termed as “police inaction”, lawyers of Orissa High Court today decided to continue their strike till Monday. The general body of Orissa High Court Bar Association unanimously passed a resolution to abstain from court work in protest till those who allegedly threatened Odisha State Bar Council member Chinmaya […]