Teenager arrested in connection with widow`s murder in Odisha

A 16-year-old boy has been arrested in connection with the murder of a 55-year-old widow in the town about 12 days ago, police said on Monday.

Dishonour killing in Odisha

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Odisha: 2 arrested in Ganjam

Two persons were arrested, wanted in criminal cases, were arrested in Ganjam district of Odisha, police said Monday.