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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.

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

Last Updated: Monday, September 16, 2013, 15:57

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

Last Updated: Thursday, April 18, 2013, 13:43

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

Last Updated: Thursday, March 07, 2013, 20:11

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

Last Updated: Sunday, October 21, 2012, 17:15

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

Tight security in Kandhamal for Saraswati`s death anniv

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 22, 2012, 22:50

Saraswati and four of his associates were gunned down by unidentified miscreants at Jalespeta ashram in Kandhamal district on August 23, 2008.

Man jailed for raping physically challenged girl

Last Updated: Thursday, May 17, 2012, 12:37

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

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 19, 2011, 00:46

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