Married woman cuts off genitals of man she was having extra-marital affairs with

A married woman in Odisha has chopped off the genitals of a man, who she was allegedly having an extra-marital affairs with. The man’s condition is said to be critical. Police have arrested a 24-year-old woman, identified as Kamla Patra. The incident took place in Odisha’s Badauagaan village in Keonjhar district Wednesday last week at the … Read more

Hundreds of Muslims help Hindus celebrate Durga Puja in Odisha

When religious intolerance hogs the headlines in the country, Odisha has set an example of communal harmony with hundreds of Muslims helping Hindus to celebrate Durga Puja. Muslim workers are decorating the pandals of the deities with their zari medhas (tableaux), some are even office-bearers of the managing committees which conduct Durga Puja in Cuttack. … Read more

Odisha government orders probe in Cuttack T20 fiasco

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday directed a top official to probe the unruly scenes witnessed during the second T20 cricket match between India and South Africa at Barabati stadium in Cuttack on Monday. The peeved chief minister, who chaired a review meeting to analyse as to how the water bottles were allowed into … Read more

45 infants die in 10 days, 5900 in five years: Shishu Bhawan is infants’ death trap in Odisha

45 infants have died in the last 10 days in Cuttack’s Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Post Graduate Institute of Paediatrics leading to widespread criticism for the state government. Alarmed by these infants’ deaths, the state government has now brought in experienced doctors to take control of the deteriorating situation. A seven member team by the central government … Read more