Jharkhand & Orissa

Odisha registers 1505 rape cases till November this year

BHUBANESWAR: Odisha Police have registered 1505 rape cases including 83 gang rape incidents and killing of 461 women in dowry-related incidents till November this year. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, who also holds home portfolio, said this while replying to a ...

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Govt benefits a day dream for Dalit villagers of Kelasahi

Kendrapara: The government has implemented several schemes for Dalits aiming to bring them to the mainstream by providing social justice, security and other benefits. Had the objectives of the government fulfilled in letter and spirit? If a casual visitor visits the ...

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No salary for Dalit woman cook since 16 months

Kendrapara: A poor dalit woman, who works as a cook in a school, has not got her salary for 16 months forcing her to approach multiple layers of authorities, but to no avail. Laxmipriya Majhi, a resident of Gangarampur Patina under ...

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2 suicides in as many days rock Nuapada

NUAPADA:In the second such incident in two days, a tribal farmer committed suicide in Komna block of the district on Thursday morning. The deceased was identified as 59-year-old Jharpodh Sabar of Kotamal village under Ranimunda GP of Khariar block.Another tribal ...

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Odisha Police denies Rape Allegation related to minor girl Gang Rape as claimed

Rubbing salt to the injury of Kunduli gangrape victim, Koraput Superintendent of Police (SP) Kanwar Vishal Singh on Tuesday said that according to the medical report, there was no evidence of gangrape as claimed by the minor girl. Addressing a ...

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