11 acquitted in Kandhamal riot case

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.

NCM reviews measures taken by govt in wake of Kandhamal riots

Phulbani: Measures taken by Odisha Government for rehabilitation and welfare of victims of 2007 and 2008 riots in Kandhamal were studied by a team of National Commission for Minorities (NCM).

Vatican representative visits Kandhamal

Vatican representative Salvatore Pennacchio, who will attend the 75th anniversary of a restored Roman Catholic church damaged in riots in Kandhamal, visited the district on Thursday.

Kandhamal commission likely to submit interim report in mid-2014

Justice Naidu Commission now probing the 2008 Kandhamal riots was likely to submit its interim report to the Odisha government during mid-2014.

No action taken by NHRC on Kandhamal riots: Justice Shah

Former Delhi High Court Chief Justice AP Shah on Friday accused the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) of not taking any inaction on Kandhamal communal riots.

Court acquits 3 in Kandhamal case

A fast track court has acquitted three persons in a case relating to the killing of a physically handicapped youth during the 2008 Kandhamal riots.

Court sentences 12 to RI for role in Kandhamal riots

A Fast Track court on Tuesday sentenced 12 people to six years` imprisonment after they were convicted of being involved in 2008 riots.

Nun rape case: One more held

One more person was arrested on Monday in connection with the alleged rape of a Catholic nun in Odisha`s communally sensitive Kandhamal riots.

Acquittal in Kandhamal riots case

A total of 156 persons were acquitted by two Fast Track Courts here in three separate verdicts in connection with the Kandhamal riots.

Seven sentenced for Kandhamal riots

A Fast Track Court
Wednesday sentenced seven people to rigorous imprisonment for
three years for involvement in the 2008 riots in Odisha`s Kandhamal district.

Orissa: SC stays trial of Kandhamal nun rape case

The trial of a case involving rape
of a Christian nun during the
2008 Kandhamal riots in Orissa was stayed on Monday by the Supreme
Court.

‘Want to know Kandhamal riots acquittal reasons’

NCM sought to know the cause behind high
rate of acquittal of accused persons in the communal riots of Kandhamal in 2008.

Ex Congress MP deposes before riot panel

At least two affidavits were filed before the
Commission alleging that the former Rajya Sabha MP, was involved in conspiracy to spread hatred.

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.

Court convicts 24 people for Kandhamal riots

A fast-track court in
Orissa`s Kandhamal district on Friday sentenced 24 people to three
years of rigorous imprisonment.

Kandhamal commission wants an accessor

The judicial commission probing causes of the 2008 Kandhamal communal riots on Monday asked Orissa government to appoint an accessor to expedite the inquiry.

‘Dependency on bureaucracy worsened Kandhamal’

Blaming Naveen Patnaik for prolonged violence in Kandhamal after the killing of VHP leader Laxmanananda Saraswati in 2008, BJP leader BB Harichandan said the Orissa CM`s "over dependency" on bureaucracy worsened the situation.

Three acquitted in Kandhamal riots case

Three persons were
acquitted in an arson case in the 2008 Kandhamal riots for
lack of evidence by a fast track court.

RI to three persons for involvement in Kandhamal riots

A fast track court in
Orissa`s Kandhamal Friday sentenced three persons to rigorous imprisonment (RI) for three years for their involvement in rioting and arson in the December 2007 riots in the communally sensitive district.

Kandhamal riot: 13 sentenced to 5-yr imprisonment

A fast track court
here sentenced 13 people to five years` imprisonment on Wednesday for
their involvement in 2008 Kandhamal riots.