The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has dismissed a petition against Justice Ashok Kumar Ganguly in the case of alleged sexual assault filed by a woman lawyer. Hearing a petition by this Citizen Journalist (Akhand) and an Odisha based rights activist the commission has closed the case and the petition is dismissed in Limini.
Minor dalit death One minor dalit girl from Kamala Sagar Patana village under Pipili Police limits in Puri District of Odisha Laxmi Behera (17) died at Indira Gandhi Government General Hospital and PG Institute at Puducherry on 27 September allegedly due to lack of food and work pressure. She was trafficked by a middlemen form her village to Puducherry, as a laborer just 18 days before her death.
India Media Centre (IMC) on November 08 donated Rs 12 thousands to Odisha Chief Minister's Relief Fund to extend relief to the victims of the cyclone Phailin, which has severely affected the people of Odisha.
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has sought action taken report (ATR) from Odisha police in building collapse case in Puri. Acting on a complaint of this citizen journalist and human rights activist, the NHRC has directed the Puri District's Superintendent of Police to submit the required report within two weeks.