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Tag: State Commission For Women

Lady PEO Death: Odisha Women Commission Unhappy Over Probe

Bhubaneswar: As outcry against government inaction in the Smitarani Biswal death case intensifies, the Chairperson of the State Commission for Women, Minati Behera today expressed her unhappiness over the probe and requested the Crime Branch to take over the investigation. Minati Behera’s comments came after the BJP Mahila Morcha today staged a demonstration in front […]

Kunduli suicide: Protests, petitions turn heat on State govt

Bhubaneswar: While opposition parties continue to direct their ire against the ruling BJD in connection with the gang rape and subsequent suicide of the Kunduli girl, a case was filed against 11 persons at the District & Sessions Judge Court, Koraput today. Moreover, a PIL was also filed in the Orissa High Court in connection […]

Odisha to amend Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace Act

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Government is planning to amend the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013 in pursuant to which a team led by the chairperson of Odisha State Commission for Women Lopamudra Baxipatra held discussions with Law minister Pratap Jena today. There are many loopholes in the prevailing act […]

Wife to move OHRC after SCW closes torture case against Taradatt

The moral turpitude case against senior IAS officer Taradatt brought by his wife Indulata Das today came to an abrupt end after the State Commission for Women (SCW) closed the case on the ground that it found no amicable solution to the matter despite making repeated efforts

Female colleagues charge Bhapur Tehsildar with harassment

Nayagarh: Female colleagues working in the Bhapur Tehsil office have levelled harassment charges against the Tehsildar. The victims have approached the State Commission for Women (SCW) and Revenue secretary to lodge a complaint against the Tehsildar. The victims have alleged that the tehsildar had misbehaved with them and asked them to do his household work. […]

Torture case: BJD MLA's sister-in-law meets SCW again

Bhubaneswar: Sikha Samantaray, wife of Barabati-Cuttack BJD MLA Debashish Samantaray’s brother, on Tuesday once again met the State Commission for Women (SCW) in connection with the mental harassment complaint she had lodged against the legislator. After a discussion with the commissioner of SCW, Sikha said, “I have faith on the commission and I am sure […]

Relative files harassment case against BJD MLA

Bhubaneswar: Biju Janata Dal (BJD) MLA from Barabati-Cuttack constituency Debashish Samantaray landed in a fresh soup after his brother’s wife Sikha Samantaray filed a mental harassment case against the legislator at the State Commission for Women (SCW). In her complaint Sikha alleged that she is being tortured mentally by Samantaray. “He is not giving the […]