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Woman suspected to be witch stripped in Odisha, 10 held

Last Updated: Monday, August 04, 2014, 13:28

In a barbaric incident, a woman was stripped, tied to a pole and tortured by villagers who suspected her of practising witchcraft in Odisha`s Mayurbhanj district.

Teenager arrested in connection with widow`s murder in Odisha

Last Updated: Monday, August 04, 2014, 12:17

A 16-year-old boy has been arrested in connection with the murder of a 55-year-old widow in the town about 12 days ago, police said on Monday.

Poster campaign against Maoists in Odisha

Last Updated: Sunday, August 03, 2014, 15:55

A poster campaign, purportedly launched by a tribal outfit against Maoists in Malkangiri district, has condemned killing of tribals by the rebels, police said on Sunday.

Incessant rains damage houses, bridges in Odisha`s Koraput

Last Updated: Sunday, August 03, 2014, 14:43

At least 235 houses, four bridges and 10 small culverts were damaged in incessant rains that lashed Odisha`s Koraput district between July 27 and July 29.

10 held in Odisha for torturing old woman

Last Updated: Sunday, August 03, 2014, 12:46

At least 10 people were arrested for torturing an old woman last week for alleged witchcraft in Odisha`s Mayurbhanj district, police said Sunday.

Maoists warn timber mafia in Koraput

Last Updated: Sunday, August 03, 2014, 12:28

Maoists have put up posters and banners in Odisha`s tribal district Koraput warning timber mafia against felling of trees in the district.

Man gets life in jail in Odisha for killing his father

Last Updated: Sunday, August 03, 2014, 12:05

A man has been sentenced to life imprisonment by a local court for killing his father, a police officer, three years ago.

Election of two more Odisha MLAs challenged in High Court

Last Updated: Saturday, August 02, 2014, 15:06

Election of a BJD MLA and that of a Congress legislator has been challenged in Orissa High Court.

Elderly couple murdered on suspicion of witchcraft

Last Updated: Saturday, August 02, 2014, 11:22

A 22-year-old man was arrested in Odisha`s Mayurbhanj district for hacking an elderly couple to death on suspicion of witchcraft, police said Saturday.

Sarpanch loses seat for violating two-child norm

Last Updated: Friday, August 01, 2014, 21:28

A Kendrapara district court has set side the election of a sarpanch (village head) as he was found to be a father of more than two children, a violation of the provisions of the Odisha Gram Panchayat Act.