Kandhamal riots

Compensation given to 2008 Kandhamal communal riot victims was not adequate: SC

The apex court directed the Odisha government to give additional compensation to the riot victims.

Aug 02, 2016, 11:25 AM IST

Kandhamal riots report submitted to Odisha government

The Justice AS Naidu Commission of Inquiry, set up by the Odisha government to probe the 2008 Kandhamal riots, presented its report to the state government on Tuesday.

Dec 22, 2015, 18:04 PM IST

Justice Naidu Commission submits report on Kandhamal riots

Justice AS Naidu Commission probing the 2008 ethno-communal riot in Odisha's Kandhamal district in which at least 38 people were killed, on Tuesday submitted its report to the state government.

Dec 22, 2015, 15:59 PM IST

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.

Apr 17, 2014, 17:42 PM IST

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).

Dec 13, 2013, 01:22 AM IST

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.

Nov 28, 2013, 23:17 PM IST

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.

Oct 07, 2013, 19:31 PM IST

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.

Aug 23, 2013, 22:31 PM IST

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.

Mar 05, 2013, 19:04 PM IST

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.

Nov 27, 2012, 18:08 PM IST

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.

Aug 06, 2012, 19:12 PM IST

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.

Mar 25, 2012, 14:35 PM IST

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.

Feb 29, 2012, 21:29 PM IST

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

Feb 13, 2012, 22:23 PM IST

‘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.

Dec 09, 2011, 00:23 AM IST

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.

Nov 15, 2011, 22:52 PM IST

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.

Oct 19, 2011, 00:46 AM IST

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.

Oct 01, 2011, 00:27 AM IST

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.

Aug 01, 2011, 18:08 PM IST

‘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.

Jul 28, 2011, 19:36 PM IST