Latest News on Kandhamal
Showing of 0 - 10 from 26 results
Kandhamal - Total results - 26
Oct 02, 2013
Muzaffarnagar gangrapes: No justice for these NirbhayasThe 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.
Feb 19, 2013
Rahul promises to stamp out infighting in Odisha CongAccusing the BJD government in Odisha of hijacking central funds, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi promised to stamp out infighting in the party in the state soon to brighten its prospects in the next general elections.
Nov 27, 2012
Court sends 12 to jail, acquits 10 in Kandhamal riots caseThe tribal-dominated Kandhamal district had witnessed large scale violence in the aftermath of the killing of VHP leader Laxmanananda Saraswati and four of his followers on Janmasthami day on 23 August, 2008.
Oct 01, 2012
Justice Naidu takes over Kandhamal riot commissionJustice A S Naidu today formally took charge of the judicial probe into the killing of VHP leader Swami Laxamanananda Saraswati and a communal riot that followed in Odisha's Kandhamal district and elsewhere in 2008.
Mar 30, 2012
No word on progress on release of Odisha hostagesThe deadline given by Maoist for resumption of talks in the Italian hostage crisis ends but there has been no word from the government so far.
Mar 18, 2012
Maoists kidnap two Italians in Odisha, place 13 demandsThe Maoists have asked the government to act on 13 demands made an year ago in return of the safe release of the tourists.