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

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.

Tribals bury lightning victims in cowdung to "de-poison" them

Driven by superstition, relatives of two tribals, who died due to lightning, kept the bodies in a heap of cowdung hoping them to resurrect.

Man sentenced for rape in Odisha

A special fast track court at Phulbani has sentenced a person to rigorous imprisonment for seven years for raping a minor girl about four years ago.

Justice Naidu begins hearing on Kandhamal riot

Justice A S Naidu Commission, probing the killing of VHP leader Swami Laxmanananda Saraswati and the large scale ethno-communal riot in Kandhmal in 2008, on Thursday began its hearing at the district headquarters town here.

13 sentenced to six years RI in Kandhamal riots case

A fast track court in Odisha has sentenced 13 persons to six years rigorous imprisonment for their involvement in the 2008 Kandhamal riots.

Man jailed for raping physically challenged girl

A local court has sentenced a man to seven years` imprisonment for raping a physically challenged girl, near here four years ago.

Kandhamal riots: 10 get 5 years` RI

A fast track court sentenced 10 people to rigorous imprisonment for five years for involvement in communal riots in Kandhamal district in 2008.