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Odisha Combing operations stepped up in Maoist-affected districts

Jul 20, 2014

Odisha Combing operations stepped up in Maoist-affected districts

Combing operations have been stepped up in Maoist-affected Ganjam, Gajapati and Kandhamal districts of Odisha following the arrest of top left wing extremist leader Sabyasachi Panda. #India #Andhra Pradesh #Maoists #Chhattisgarh #Crime #Odisha #Kandhamal #Sabyasachi Panda #Ganjam #Gajapati
Odisha: Kandhamal tribals threaten to boycott polls

Mar 31, 2014

Odisha: Kandhamal tribals threaten to boycott polls

Kandhamal district collector N Tirumala Nayak, who is also the Returning Officer for Kandhmal Lok Sabha Constituency, said that he was aware of the sentiments of the villagers. #Politics #NewsTracker #Odisha #States #Lok Sabha elections 2014 #Kandhamal tribals #Mallickpada #Shamapaju
Kandhamal riots: 3 convicted for gangraping nun

Mar 14, 2014

Kandhamal riots: 3 convicted for gangraping nun

Three people were convicted while six others were acquitted by a court in Cuttack in connection with the gangrape of a nun in Odisha's Kandhamal district during the 2008 communal riots. #India #NewsTracker #VHP #Odisha Police #Kandhamal riots #Baliguda #Jalespata Ashram
Kandhamal: 8 get life sentence for VHP leader Laxmanananda's murder

Oct 03, 2013

Kandhamal: 8 get life sentence for VHP leader Laxmanananda's murder

Eight persons, including a Maoist leader, were today sentenced to rigorous life imprisonment by a court in Kandhamal district for the murder of senior VHP leader Laxmanananda Saraswati and four others in 2008 that triggered communal violence leaving 37 dead. #NewsTracker #Odisha #Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) #Kandhamal #Sabyasachi Panda #Vishwa Hindu Parishad #Laxmanananda Saraswati
Muzaffarnagar gangrapes: No justice for these Nirbhayas

Oct 02, 2013

Muzaffarnagar gangrapes: No justice for these Nirbhayas

The anatomy of rapes and riots is the same across the country. A miniscule percentage of actual rapes which take place during riots are reported to the authorities. Even lesser go to the trial stage, say activists who have closely observed patterns of gender violence in successive riots. #Uttar Pradesh #Gujarat #Rape #riots #Justice #Women's rights #Kandhamal #communal riots #gangrape #Nirbhaya #Muzaffarnagar #Gender Violence #Farha Naqvi #Archana Dwivedi #Vimal Thorat #Indira Gandhi National Open University #Nirantar