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Crimes against women up in Odisha

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 19:01

There is spurt in crimes against women with the Odisha Police registering as many as 1,832 rape cases in 2013 against 1,458 such cases during 2012, according to a white paper of the state Home Department.

Dishonour killing in Odisha

Last Updated: Sunday, May 11, 2014, 14:08

In a case of dishonour killing, a 20-year-old girl and her 22-year-old boyfriend were killed allegedly by her brothers here on Sunday just hours before she was to be married off to the man chosen by her family.

Police officer accused of sending lewd SMS in Odisha

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 29, 2014, 13:34

A senior police officer of a police station in Odisha`s Kendrapara district has been accused of sending lewd SMS to a woman staff.

Boy missing for one month may have been kidnapped: Odisha Police

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 04, 2014, 20:57

A school student, missing for the past one month, is suspected to have been kidnapped in the Maoist-hit Kandhamal district, police said on Tuesday.

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.

Boy killed for witchcraft in Odisha

Last Updated: Monday, November 25, 2013, 21:29

The body of a four-year-old boy, suspected to have been killed by two persons practicising black magic, was found on Monday in Odisha`s Khurda district.

Tribal woman gang-raped in Odisha

Last Updated: Monday, October 07, 2013, 09:00

A 27-year-old tribal woman was allegedly gang-raped and deserted in a vegetable garden at Kuamada village in Banki police station area of Cuttack district on Sunday, police said.

Man held for assaulting wife for not giving warm cup of tea in Odisha

Last Updated: Sunday, September 22, 2013, 12:06

A man in Odisha was arrested for assaulting his wife because she served him a cup of tea that wasn`t warm enough, police said.

Woman burnt alive by `mentally unstable` hubby

Last Updated: Monday, July 22, 2013, 17:47

A 33-year-old woman was burnt alive allegedly by her husband, who "appeared to be mentally unstable”, at Jamadhar village in Kendrapara district, the police said.

Minor girl allegedly raped in Odisha

Last Updated: Monday, July 01, 2013, 17:20

A minor girl was allegedly raped in Narendrapur village, about 10 km from here, under Kendrapara rural police station jurisdiction, police said on Monday.

Two brothers get life sentence in murder case in Odisha

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 26, 2013, 20:04

Two brothers were sentenced to rigorous life imprisonment for murdering their maternal uncle in Balasore district of Odisha two years ago.

Drunken husband kills wife in Odisha

Last Updated: Sunday, June 02, 2013, 14:01

A 50-year-old man allegedly hacked to death his spouse in an inebriated state at Dutiala village in the outskirts of Kendrapara Township in Odisha, police said on Sunday.