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Four arrested in Odisha for abducting and raping girls

Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 16:43

Five persons were arrested from different places in Ganjam and Kandhamal districts of Odisha for crimes against women, a police officer said on Sunday.

Man gets 7 years in jail for raping girl on marriage promise in Odisha

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 27, 2014, 14:05

A Special Fast-Track Court at Phulbani in Kandhamal district has sentenced a man to rigorous imprisonment for seven years for raping a girl after promising to marry her a year ago.

11 acquitted in Kandhamal riot case

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 17:42

Kandhamal riots — A local court here acquitted 11 persons due to lack of evidence in a case related to communal riots in Odisha`s Kandhamal district.

With 28 criminal cases, AAP nominee leads among 98 candidates in Odisha

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014, 22:33

Aam Admi Party candidate Narendra Mohanty from Kandhamal Lok Sabha seat has the highest number of 28 criminal cases pending against him among the 98 candidates in the fray in Odisha.

Kandhamal tribals threaten to boycott polls

Last Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014, 15:18

A large number of tribal people have threatened to boycott polls for Kandhamal Lok Sabha and Phulbani Assembly seats accusing the government of being callous in providing basic facilities like drinking water, electricity, education and healthcare.

Odisha official suspended for campaigning for BJD

Last Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014, 12:41

An official in Odisha`s Kandhamal district was placed under suspension after a probe found that he was campaigning in favour of the state`s ruling Biju Janata Dal, an official said.

Two crorepatis in poll battle in poverty-hit Kandhamal

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 14:23

Poverty-ridden Kandhamal district in Odisha has two crorepatis as rival candidates for the Lok Sabha polls, with one of the wealthy contestants owning luxury watches worth lakhs.

11-year jail term for Kandhamal nun rape convict

Last Updated: Friday, March 14, 2014, 20:50

A local court on Friday sentenced the prime accused in the Kandhamal nun rape case to 11 years of rigorous imprisonment and awarded 26-month jail term to two others.

Three convicted for Odisha nun`s gang-rape

Last Updated: Friday, March 14, 2014, 13:20

A court in Odisha Friday found three men guilty in the gang-rape of a nun in the state`s Kandhamal district during communal clashes in 2008.

Missing girl: HC asks Delhi, Odisha police to file report

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 05, 2014, 23:26

The Delhi High Court asked the city police and its Odisha counterpart to file a status report of their efforts, till next date of hearing, to trace a girl who is missing since 2010 after being brought here by a placement agency.

Kandhamal nun rape case verdict on March 14

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 05, 2014, 23:16

The Cuttack district sessions court has fixed March 14 to deliver its verdict in a case involving rape of a Christian nun allegedly by religious fanatics during Kandhamal riots in Odisha.

5 held for forging caste certificates in Odisha

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 14, 2014, 11:48

Five persons, including a woman teacher and her father, were arrested in Odisha`s Kandhamal district on Monday on charges of forging their caste certificates and getting government benefits.