Crime

BJP Women Cell to Protest in All District HQ Tomorrow

Bhubaneswar: BJP Mahila Moracha decided to demonstrate in all district headquarters in the state in protest of sexual harassment cases in children shelter homes. BJP accused BJD led state government of encouraging sexual abuse, girls trafficking and religious conversion in shelter homes. In a press meet BJP Mahila Morcha state president Pravati Parida said that […]

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BJP Women Cell Visits Good News Shelter Homes

Bhubaneswar: Members of BJP Mahila Morcha members visited Good News India shelter homes in state to investigate the situation. Yesterday a team headed by Mahila Morcha state vice-president Sushama Biswal visited two shelter homes in Bhadrak-Balasore and accused that both the homes were still functioning illegally. In a press release BJP informed that the team […]


Sexual Abuse: Shelter Home In-Charge Arrested

Dhenkanal: Today morning police arrested in-charge of Dream Centre Shelter Home here over the charge of sexual exploitation.  The shocking incident of sexual harassment came to the limelight after the minor girls of the shelter home at Beltikiri in Dhenkanal district revealed the incident to the media recently and accused the in-charge of the shelter home […]


Clashes at KIIT: Five Students Detained

Bhubaneswar: City Police detained 5 students in connection with the clashes that broke out between two groups of students at the KIIT University campus on Saturday, according to media reports. The scuffle purportedly broke out over a purported eve-teasing incident, in which a second-year B.Tech student allegedly passed lewd comments at a fifth-year Law student on […]


Security Tightened at Vishal Dev’s Residence

Bhubaneswar: To avoid any untoward incident, twin-city commissionerate police tightened security at Odisha sports and Youth Service secretary Vishal Kumar Dev’s residence here. Police personnel were deployed at his official residence in Unit-9. At least 8 security men were guarding the house. The move came after Congress’ students and youth wing activists burnt Vishal’s effigy and […]


Pandian Charged With Disproportionate Assets

Bhubaneswar: Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik’s private secretary V Karthikeyan Pandian has been charged with amassing assets disproportionate to his known sources of income. According to media reports, Inter Continental Association of Lawyers has brought the allegations against Pandian and a notice in this regard has been sent to the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievance and […]


Hockey Fans Vandalise in Kalinga Stadium

Bhubaneswar: Today morning few unidentified fans of Men’s Hockey World Cup vandalised ticket counter near gate no. 9 in Kalinga Stadium as they failed to avial tickets of the inaugural ceremony. The inauguration ceremony Hockey World Cup has been scheduled to be held on November 27 where many Bollywood biggies including Shah Rukh Khan and A.R Rahmanare expected to join. They had bee-lined […]


Deepabali: Police Action Against 370 Persons in Twin Cities

Bhubaneswar: As many as 370 persons were fined for violating Supreme Court’s order on bursting firecrackers in Bhubaneswar and Cuttack on Deepabali. Twin-city Commissionerate Police have lodged cases against 140 persons for allegedly bursting crackers before 8 pm and after 10 pm yesterday. According to report, they were prosecuted under Fire Works and Loud Speakers (Regulation) Act-1958 for violating the apex […]


Class 4 Girl Abducted and Raped in Ganjam

Bhubaneswar: In a shocking incident, a minor girl was abducted by three burglars from her house while her family was asleep and later raped just outside the house in Ganjam District on 31st October night. According to reports, the victim was identified as a 10-year-old, who was kidnapped by three men when they had entered a […]