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‘Tortured’ In Foreign Land, Hundreds Of Odisha Migrant Workers Urge Govt For Rescue

Hundreds of migrant workers from Odisha stuck in the Gulf country of Bahrain request the Odisha government to rescue them alleging inhuman behaviour by the authorities of the private company they are working

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7-Yr-Old Girl ‘Reduced To Bones’ Due To Inhuman Torture By Father, Step-Mom; Hospitalised

The girl’s mother, Rizwana Parveen, who rescued her and admitted her to Capital Hospital in Bhubaneswar demanded stringent punishment for the culprits. 

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Female Migrant Workers From Odisha Allege 'Inhuman Torture' In Andhra Pradesh

Balasore: After relaxations in COVID-19 induced lockdown restrictions in the country, a group of girls from Odisha who went to Andhra Pradesh to work in a spinning mill have been allegedly subjected to torture and put under house arrest by middleman. The girls working at Digital Cotton Mill in Kadapa were reportedly beaten whenever they […]

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Septuagenarian ‘Thrashed’ By Sons, Leaves Home Out Of Fear

Balasore: An infection on his leg seems to impede his gait as he struggles to walk at the age of 74 but the misery of being abandoned by his closed ones in the dusk of his life is more heart-rending for him than the physical wound. Shyama Mallick, a resident of Mulakada village under Soro […]

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Odisha girl alleges police of torturing her to drop rape charges

Cuttack: A girl who went missing & was later rescued by Banki Police today brought serious allegations against the cops alleging that she was raped, but was tortured and pressurized by police to drop the charges. As per reports, the girl was allegedly abducted by five persons and was raped by one of them in […]

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Odisha Forest official accused of cheating, physically assaulting woman

Nabarangpur: A woman from Nabarangpur district has accused a Forest department official of cheating and torturing her. According to the complaint filed by the woman, the official, who was already married, falsely identified himself as a divorcee and misrepresented his religion to tie the knot with her. As per reports, the complainant was staying with […]

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Indian Cobras between teeth in Jatra show sparks protests

Ganjam: In what could be a violation of the Wildlife Protection Act, a dangerous performance involving torture and cruelty on snakes for the purpose of entertainment during a Jatra show in Ganjam district has reportedly gone viral on social media. The video, which was uploaded on YouTube on May 15, reveals a member of the […]

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Assault on elderly woman: Accused cop removed from Nimapara PS

Puri: A day after a 74-year-old woman and her daughter-in-law were allegedly beaten up by the Inspector In-charge (IIC) of Nimapara police station in Puri district, the cop was removed from the police station today. Accused IIC Mrutyunjay Swain has been directed to discharge his duties from Puri Police Headquarters till completion of the investigation. […]

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Dowry harassment case filed against former Odisha MLA

Gunupur: Sasmita Sabar, the daughter-in-law of former Gunupur MLA Rammurty Gamanga has lodged a complaint alleging dowry harassment by her husband and in-laws. As per the complaint, Sasmita stated that Rammurty’s son Lalit Ranjan Gamang had married her in May 2017. Few days after their marriage, her in-laws including father-in-law Rammurty and mother-in-law Anusaya started […]

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25 children branded with hot iron in Dhenkanal

Dhenkanal: The superstitious practice of hot iron branding has assumed alarming proportions in Odisha with reports of more than 25 children subjected to the torture surfacing in Dhenkanal district today. Sources said the villagers of Mathkargola Panchayat believe that children will not be affected with any disease if they are administered hot iron branding on […]

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Man arrested for torturing mentally challenged girl in Soro

Soro: A man was arrested on Monday for tying a mentally challenged minor girl with a rope and beating her up in Sajanpur village under Soro block of the district. The arrested person, identified as Bipin Sahoo along with some others tortured the minor girl, Rachana Lenka, for allegedly stealing firewood from the house of […]

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Man beaten up, forced to eat human faeces for practising sorcery

Berhampur: A day after a man was lynched by a mob for allegedly practising sorcery in Daringbadi area of Kandhamal, another man was subjected to inhuman torture over similar allegations in Khallikote area of Ganjam district today. According to sources, one Bhaskar Swain was beaten up severely with wooden plank after being tied to a […]

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Minor girl torture: CWC lodges complaint, accused arrested

Cuttack: A day after the Child Welfare Committee (CWC) lodged a complaint over torture of a four-year-old girl, Police today arrested the accused from CDA area in the city today. “Following the complaint of Child Line, we registered a case under Section 323 of IPC and 75 of Juvenile Justice Act at CDA sector Phase […]

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 […]

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Woman found hanging in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: A married woman working with a private hospital here, was found hanging from a ceiling fan in the bedroom of her house in the city late last night. Family members of the deceased, identified as Swarupa, alleged she was murdered whereas husband of the young woman claimed she had committed suicide. Sasmita Acharya, sister […]

Ravenshaw Row: Students stage demonstration protesting arrest

Cuttack: Students of Ravenshaw University today staged demonstration in front of the Vice-Chancellor (VC) and Cuttack DCP office protesting the arrest of one fellow student by police on charges of beating up a youth here on Monday. The students claimed police have arrested an innocent student, a Plus III second year student Anshuman Mohanty, who […]

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In-laws booked for torturing woman

Cuttack: Four persons of a family including the father-in-law and the mother-in-law of a woman were arrested today on charges of torturing her at Srikoruan village under Sadar police limits in the district. The arrest was made after the woman staged dharna in front of her in-laws house seeking justice. According to the complaint, the […]

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Tortured by sarpanch, family deserts village

Berhampur: In an instance of harassment, a family had to flee the village after allegedly being tortured and thrashed by a newly elected sarpanch at Tentulipali village under Khalikote block in Ganjam district. Exercising franchise as per their own choice in the recently concluded panchayat election cost Bhikari Sahu and his family dear. After election, […]

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Odia labourer alleges torture in Oman; family seeks govt intervention

Bhubaneswar: A labourer from Patrapur village of Kendrapara district has alleged torture by his company officials in Oman. The man has been identified as Ashutosh Dhala. According to reports, the family of Dhala was not aware of his whereabouts for two months till he sent a voice message and narrated his ordeal to them. Talking […]

Police begins probe on persecution of love birds in Koraput
Police begins probe on persecution of love birds in Koraput

Koraput: After the persecution video of a couple at G. Rautpur village under Dasmantpur block became public, police here has started an investigation into the matter. It may be mentioned that the couple in love had fled from the village on March 19, as their families were against the relationship over caste and age issue. […]

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Probe starts into Bolangir girl torture

Bolangir: A probe has today started into the shocking incident in which a tribal girl was beaten up and her hair cut off by a villager in Pardhiapali under Bolangir Sadar police limits on the petty allegation of stealing a mobile phone. Bolangir sub-collector today visited the village to conduct an on-spot investigation into the […]

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Odia labourers in Kerala tortured by locals, police

Calicut/Bhubaneswar: A group of Odia labourers working in Kerala alleged that they were tortured and threatened by the locals without any reason. Even they accused the police of taking sides with the local people instead of coming to their rescue. The labourers from different areas of Nayagarh, Ganjam, Puri and Khurdha districts have been working […]

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Woman claims to be Talcher MLA’s wife, lodges police complaint

Bhubaneswar: Talcher MLA Braja Kishore Pradhan today landed in controversy after a woman, claimed to be his wife, alleged that she was subjected to physical torture by the lawmaker. The woman also lodged a complaint at Mahila Police Station here alleging that the legislator is refusing to give her social status as wife even after […]

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3 students arrested on ragging charge; face rustication

Nayagarh: The Higher Education department has asked the authorities of the Divine Residential College here to immediately rusticate three students for brutally ragging their roommate. Sources said the Regional Director, Higher Education, has asked the college authorities to submit a detailed report on the incident by tomorrow. The directive of the department came after a […]

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Police notice against Trailokya Mishra, wife & son

Bhubaneswar: Commissionerate police on Friday issued a notice to industrialist Trailokya Mishra, his wife Ashamanjari Mishra and son Sabyasachi Mishra asking them to be present physically before the Kharvel Nagar police by June 22 in connection with a case of harassment and torture filed against them Sabyasachi’s wife Lopamudra Mishra. Since all three are absconding, […]