Five acquitted in Kandhamal riot case

Five persons were Wednesday acquitted by a local court here for lack of evidence against them in a house burning case during 2008 communal riots in Kandhamal in Odisha.

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.

Another TI parade held in Kandhamal nun rape case

A test identification (TI) parade was conducted at the Choudwar jail here in conenction with the nun rape case during Kandhamal riot in 2008.

25 acquitted in Kandhamal riot case

Twenty-five persons allegedly involved in the Kandhamal communal riots in Odisha in 2008 were acquitted by a local court.

Naveen cannot shift riot responsibility: BJP

Senior BJP leader and former minister BB Harichandan told the Justice S C Mohapatra inquiry commission on Saturday that he had requested Orissa Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to enhance the security for Swami Laxmananda Saraswati.

Nine persons convicted in Kandhamal riot case

A local court in Phulbani convicted nine persons and acquitted three others for
their alleged involvement in a case of murder and house burning during Kandhamal riot in 2008.

RI for 15 in Kandhamal riot case

A fast track court sentenced 15 people to rigorous imprisonment for three years for their involvement in rioting during the Kandhamal riot in 2008.

2 get RI in Kandhamal riot case

A Fast Track court sentenced 2 persons to 4 year rigorous imprisonment each after finding them guilty in a house burning incident during 2008 communal riot in Orissa`s Kandhamal district.

`Raped` nun seeks more time from court to record statement

A nun, who was allegedly raped
during the Kandhamal riot in 2008, today appeared before a
trial court here after several reminders.

Kandhamal riots: 82 acquitted in separate cases

As many as 82 people
accused of Kandhamal riot related cases were on Saturday acquitted
by two separate courts for want of evidence.

BJP MLA convicted in Kandhamal riot case

Sitting BJP MLA Manoj
Pradhan was today sentenced to rigorous imprisonment for six
years by a fast track court for a murder during the 2008
communal riots in Orissa`s Kandhamal district.

132 convicted in Kandhamal riot cases: Naveen

At least 132 persons had so
far been convicted in different cases related to 2008 communal
violence in Orissa`s Kandhamal district, Chief Minister Naveen
Patnaik said today.

One sentenced, 14 acquitted in Kandhamal riot cases

A Fast Track court here on Saturday sentenced one person to five years rigorous imprisonment on charge of arson and acquitted 14 others while disposing three cases related to the ethno-communal riot in Kandhamal district in 2008.

52 acquitted in Kandhamal riot cases

Fifty two people accused
of being involved in the 2008 riot in Kandhamal, were on Saturday
acquitted in seven cases involving house burning and church
attack, due to lack of evidence.

Orissa court convicts six in Kandhamal riot case

A fast track court in Orissa Wednesday sentenced six people to three years imprisonment for torching the house of a villager in Kandhamal last year, an official said.

Kandhamal riot prime accused acquitted in another case

The prime accused in the
Kandhamal riots case, BJP MLA Manoj Kumar Pradhan, was on Friday
acquitted in another case of arson by a local court citing
lack of evidence.

Three more convicted in Kandhamal riot case

A fast track court here
sentenced three persons to three years rigorous imprisonment on Thursday for killing a man during the communal riot in Kandhamal
and acquitted seven others.

Kandhamal riot: Panigrahi Commission winds up camp

The Basudev Panigrahi
judicial commission probing the Kandhamal communal riot in
2007 wound up its camp court at Baliguda on Tuesday, two days ahead of schedule due to non-availability of witnesses.