A 25-year-old tribal girl was allegedly raped by the helper of an air-conditioned luxury bus in which she was travelling, police on Tuesday said.
A 27-year-old tribal woman was allegedly raped in a moving bus by its helper in Odisha. The police have arrested helper Susanta Hembrum on the woman’s complaint. HT reports.
As the ruling BJD raised the bogey of Oriya ‘swabhiman’ (self-respect) at a rally in New Delhi on Wednesday, a senior Congress leader joined issue, saying there was no ‘swabhiman’ in not knowing one’s language.
Ridiculing ruling BJD's 'Swabhiman' rally in Delhi, senior Congress leader and former minister Niranjan Patnaik today asked Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to either learn Odia or quit the state.
The Union ministry of tribal affairs (MoTA) has objected to the Odisha government's decision to hold gram sabhas in only 12 villages of Niyamgiri hill slopes to decide the fate of bauxite mining for Vedanta Group’s alumina plant.
The murder of a minor blind girl after she was allegedly raped on Thursday triggered widespread protests in Odisha’s Puri district, with people blocking the busy road from Puri to Konark, demanding strong action against the culprits.
Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday sought additional security force and helicopter from the central government to give a push to anti-Maoist operation in the state.
When Gajendra Kumar Kar went missing 11 years ago, he was thought to have been kidnapped and murdered. His father even filed a kidnapping complaint against his wife. Proving all the charges false, Kar has resurfaced in a five star hotel in Puri, reports Priya Ranjan Sahu.
A tiger, captured a month ago after it ventured into the Nandankanan Zoo here, has escaped from an enclosure with 18-feet-high wire.
Two women were arrested today for allegedly burning to death an 11-year-old girl over a petty matter of the theft of fruits from a farm, in Odhisha's Deogarh district. Priya Ranjan Sahu reports.
Villagers of Odisha’s Jagatsinghpur district have alleged that the district administration has forcibly acquired land and dismantled betel vines to make way for the project of Korean steel major Posco.
Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik today announced a judicial inquiry commission would probe the alleged fraud by several ponzi scheme companies including Kolkata-based Saradha group in the state. Priya Ranjan Sahu reports.
Karmu Majhi, 25, was quite ecstatic when he cleared the admission test for a post-graduate course in the the prestigious National Institute of Design in Ahmedabad, but the course fee left him a bit dejected.
Rains and thundershowers accompanied by gusty surface winds are likely to lash many places of Odisha due to a depression over north Bay of Bengal, official sources said.
Lok Shakti Abhiyan president Prafulla Samantara on Wednesday alleged the Odisha government was attempting to subvert the recent order of the Supreme Court relating to holding gram sabhas for a decision on proposed bauxite mining in Niyamgiri hill.