Odisha: State govt officer arrested with disproportionate assets worth Rs 1.2 crore

An assistant project manager of Odisha State Police Housing and Welfare Corporation Ltd was arrested by vigilance sleuths for allegedly possessing assets disproportionate to his known sources of income, officials said today.

'They stare at us and brush past us': Six years after Nirbhaya, Delhi women say nothing has changed

Debates over the safety of women have kicked up a dust, but done little to ensure their security, students and professionals say, stressing nothing has changed in the national capital after the 2012 brutal gangrape that briefly sparked some soul-searching and led to a new law.

Watch: 16-ft king cobra rescued in Odisha village, released in forest

A 16-feet king cobra was rescued by forest officials today from Pendarabadi village in Odisha's Ganjam district and released in the natural habitat of Changudidei hill under Digapahandi forest range area, forest officials said.

Rahul Gandhi to launch campaign highlighting attacks on 'Constitution and Dalits' under Modi regime

Congress president Rahul Gandhi will tomorrow launch his party's nationwide 'Save the Constitution' campaign, aiming to highlight alleged attacks on the Constitution and Dalits under the BJP-led regime.

1,308 women to perform Haj without male guardians: Naqvi

A total of 1,308 women from the country will, for the first time, perform Haj without the company of a 'mahram' or male guardian, Union Minister of Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said today.