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Primary School Headmaster suspended for sexually harassing students for months

Keonjhar: The incident that puts to shame the noble profession of teaching and triggers anger and pain in equal parts, the Headmaster of Govindpur Primary School in Keonjhar district was found sexually harassing and abusing minor boys and girls in hostel for months. The incident came to light after some girls of the school wrote […]

Primary School Headmaster, cook arrested over sexual harassment charges

Keonjhar: The headmaster and cook of Gobindpur Primary School in Joda Block of Keonjhar district have been arrested after students and parents brought sexual harassment allegations against them. Parents of the school hostel inmates had alleged that headmaster Surendra Kumar Rana and cook Ramakanta Nayak were sexually harassing the girl students and threatening them not […]

Sexual Harassment Row In IIT: Student approaches CM, BJP President

Bhubaneswar: The PhD student who had lodged a sexual harassment complaint against a senior professor of IIT Bhubaneswar knocked the doors of Naveen Nivas today seeking justice. She submitted a memorandum addressed to Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik demanding action against the professor. Prior to it, the woman had visited the State BJP office and submitted […]

Sexual harassment row in IIT: Student files complaint at Mahila Police station

Bhubaneswar: The PhD student who had brought sexual harassment charges against a senior professor of IIT Bhubaneswar lodged a formal complaint against the professor and some other authorities of the institute at Mahila police station here today. The woman, hailing from West Bengal, has lodged FIR against Professor PD Reddy for allegedly sexually harassing her […]

Complaint filed against litterateur Haraprasad for indecent FB post

Bhawanipatna: A written complaint was registered against litterateur Haraprasad Das by teacher and writer Pallishree Patnaik today for allegedly harassing the latter while chatting on Facebook. The complainant alleged that Haraprasad developed a friendship with her by appreciating her writing work and then began showing obscene behaviour. Pallishree claimed that such behaviour has hurt her […]

Sexual slur against Ravenshaw professor

Cuttack: An assistant professor of Ravenshaw University landed in a major trouble after a girl student leveled sexual harassment charges against him leading to his suspension. Vice chancellor Prakash Sarangi placed Dr Alekha Kumar Sutar of PG department of Chemistry under suspension after a complaint was lodged by the girl, an official release said. The […]

Kerala Congress MLA arrested for sexual harassment, stalking

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Congress legislator M. Vincent was on Saturday arrested, a day after being charged with sexual harassment and stalking of a 51-year-old woman who attempted suicide earlier this week. Before being arrested, Vincent, a first-time legislator, was grilled for over two hours by a team of police. He was later taken for further interrogation. The […]

Harassment case against police: Woman, 2 kids go missing in Pattamundai

Pattamundai: The woman who had brought sexual harassment allegation last month against the Inspector-In-Charge (IIC) of Pattamundai police station is missing along with her two daughters since last three days. Family members of the woman have lodged a complaint alleging they have been kidnapped by the concerned IIC Ramesh Chandramukhi. Earlier in June, the woman […]

Woman moves SCW against police officer for sexual harassment

Bhubaneswar: After failing to get justice from the police department, the woman who had earlier accused the Inspector-In-Charge of Pattamundai police station of sexual harassment today sought the intervention of State Women Commission (SCW) for justice. As per the woman’s statement, the IIC of Pattamundai PS Ramesh Chandramukhi passed indecent remarks and assaulted her inside […]

Sexual harassment: Woman lodges complaint against police officer

Pattamundai: Based on the sexual harassment allegation lodged by a woman in Pattamundai police station, that too by a senior official in his room when she went there to lodge complaint in another case, Kendrapara SP has ordered a probe into the incident. According to the woman’s statements, IIC of Pattamundai PS Ramesh Chandramukhi passed […]

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Odisha Secretariat employee accused of sexual harassment

Bhubaneswar: In a shocking incident, an employee of the Odisha Secretariat has been accused of sexually harassing a woman of Badampahar block in Mayurbhanj district on the pretext of marriage. As per the complaint filed by the woman, the accused had allegedly established physical relation with her on the pretext of marriage. He had also […]

DPS, Damanjodi students back teachers accused of sexual harassment

Damanjodi: In a surprising turn of events, students of Damanjodi Delhi Public School (DPS) have come out in support of the teachers, who have been charged with sexual harassment of girl students. Students of the school have launched a dharna and demanded the transfer of the school principal. Notably, separate police complaints were filed by […]

Compromise petition filed at Papu's behest: CWC

Bhubaneswar: The sexual harassment case against actor Papu Pom Pom more intractable today after the Child Welfare Committee (CWC) , Khurda questioned the motive of the compromise petition filed by the victim’s father. The CWC alleged that the petition was filed at the behest of the accused comedian, who is currently lodged at the Jharpada […]

Papu case: FIR seeks probe into parents' role

Bhubaneswar: With both the father and mother of the alleged victim of sexual abuse at the hands of actor turned politician Tattwa Prakash Satpathy aka Papu Pom Pom having come out in the open seeking to bury the case against him, Friends Foundation Trust on Thursday filed a fresh complaint with the Mahila Police to […]

Papu case: Now victim's mother does an about-turn

Bhubaneswar: A day after the father of the teenage girl, Ollywood actor Tattwa Prakash Satpathy aka Papu Pom Pom is accused of having sexually abused, stunned everyone with his claim that the girl produced in the court by the police to record her statement was not his daughter, the victim’s mother sprang another surprise by […]

Girl produced in court in Papu case not my daughter: Victim’s father

Bhubaneswar: The sexual harassment case against Ollywood actor Tattwa Prakash Satapthy aka Papu Pom Pom took a dramatic turn on Tuesday after the victim’s father stunned everyone with a statement on OTV that the girl produced before the court by the police was not his daughter. In a lengthy interview to OTV, the minor girl’s […]

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NIT sex scandal: Students withdraw stir

Rourkela: Students of National Institute of Technology (NIT) today withdrew their weeklong agitation after a tripartite meeting with the director and faculties of the institute in connection with the sexual exploitation of lady security guards by the chief security officer Balaram Champatiray. Making an announcement after a three-hour long open house discussion, NIT director Sunil […]

NIT sexual harassment row: Hunt on for absconding security officer

Rourkela: Police is on the hunt for suspended Chief Security Officer (CSO) of National Institute of Technology (NIT), Rourkela, Balaram Champatiray in connection with his alleged involvement in sexual harassment in the institute premises. According to sources, police raided Chamapiray’s house today but found it locked. The police started the investigation on the basis of […]

NIT sexual harassment row: Security officer absconding

Police on Sunday raided the house of suspended Chief Security Officer (CSO) of National Institute of Technology (NIT), Rourkela, Balaram Champatiray in connection with his alleged involvement in sexual harassment in the institute premises

Probe into NIT sexual harassment case begins today

A five-member fact-finding team will begin its probe into the sexual harassment charges against the chief security officer of National Institute of Technology (NIT), Rourkela here on Thursday and will submit a preliminary report within two days

Students catch NIT official groping colleague; demand resignation

Rourkela: In a sensational incident, students of NIT, Rourkela caught the security officer of the institute Balaram Champatiray groping a woman security officer inside his office. The students, who photographed Champatiray while committing the act, have launched a protest alleging sexual harassment. According to allegations, the accused has harassed more than a dozen women who […]

SCB Prof arrested for sexual harassment suspended

Cuttack: Anaesthesia department head of SCB medical college Prof Laxmidar Das, who is already been behind bars for sexually harassing a post-graduate girl student, was put under suspension after chief minister Naveen Patnaik approved the suspension order today. Prof Dr Laxmikant Das was sent to jail after his bail plea was rejected by a court […]

SCB professor arrested on charges of molestation, sent to jail

Cuttack: Anaesthesia department head of SCB medical college, Dr. Laxmidhar Das was on Friday sent to jail after his bail plea was rejected by the court here. Earlier in the day, Mangalabag police had arrested Das on the allegation of sexually harassing a post graduate girl student of his department. The police action followed a […]

Ravenshaw sexual harassment row: ‘victims’ want CB probe

Cuttack: The sexual harassment allegation brought by three female teaching staff of Ravenshaw University here against their seniors took a new turn on Monday after they demanded a Crime Branch investigation into the matter even as the fact finding team of the varsity submitted its report. The victims, who did not turn up on Wednesday […]

Depts default on setting up ICCs on sexual harassment

Bhubaneswar: Even three years after the directive of the Supreme Court asking state governments to form and implement Internal Complaints Committee (ICC) in all departments to prevent sexual harassment of women at the workplace, most departments of the Odisha government are yet to adhere to the apex court directive in letter and spirit. “The Women […]