Raghunath Mohanty

  • Mohanty's daughter, son-in-law get anticipatory bails April 9, 2013

    Bhubaneswar: Orissa High Court on Monday granted anticipatory bails to ex-minister Raghunath Mohanty's daughter Rupasree and son-in-law Suvendu Madhual in the high-profile Barsa Swony Choudhury dowry torture case. Justice SC Parija directed Rupasree and Madhual to present themselves before the investigating officer of Human Rights Protection Cell (HRPC) of Odisha police....
  • Odisha: Mohanty, wife granted bail in dowry case April 2, 2013

    Bhubaneswar: Former state law minister Raghunath Mohanty and his wife have been granted bail by a court in Baleshwar, Odisha. The duo was arrested in Kolkata on charges of dowry on Saturday. Mohanty's daughter-in-law Barsa Swony Choudhury had on March 14, 2013 filed an FIR against her parents-in-law, sister-in-law and...
  • Court to consider ex-minister Mohanty's bail plea April 2, 2013

    Bhubaneswar: On the eve of a Balasore court taking up bail petition of former Odisha Law Minister Raghunath Mohanty and his wife for consideration, their daughter-in-law on Monday demanded the arrest of the two other accused in the dowry torture case slapped by her. Mohanty and his wife Pritilata, arrested...
  • They demanded a Scorpio, Rs 25 lakhs: Ex-Odisha Minister's daughter-in-law March 30, 2013

    Former Odisha Minister Raghunath Mohanty's daughter-in-law said that her husband's family subjected her to dowry torture, demanded a Scorpio car and Rs 25 lakhs in cash. ...
  • Dowry case: Ex-Odisha law minister Mohanty, wife arrested March 30, 2013

    Bhubaneswar: Former Odisha Law Minister Raghunath Mohanty and his wife have been arrested from Kolkata in connection with a dowry case. The ex-minister and his wife are accused by his daughter-in-law of dowry and harassment. The BJD leader had resigned as the Law Minister of the state after dowry allegations were...
  • Mohanty dowry case: Cong demands Odisha CM's resignation March 28, 2013

    Bhubaneswar: With former Odisha Law minister Raghunath Mohanty refusing to respond the ruling BJD's call for surrender, a large number of women Congress activists courted arrest while demanding Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik's resignation. They also asked the state government to declare Mohanty an "absconder" and confiscate...
  • Odisha: Assembly adjourned again over Mohanty issue March 26, 2013

    Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Assembly was adjourned for the second day on Tuesday over demands for the arrest of former law minister Raghunath Mohanty. Mohanty and his family members are facing charges of dowry torture of his daughter-in-law. His son was arrested a few days back. But the former minister has not...
  • Dowry case: Former Odisha law minister absconding March 25, 2013

    Bhubaneswar: Former Odisha law minister Raghunath Mohanty, accused in a dowry case, has gone absconding. He and his family members are facing charges of dowry and torture after a complaint filed by his daughter in law. Mohanty has not been seen in public since he resigned 10 days ago. The...
  • Dowry torture: Former Odisha law minister's son arrested March 17, 2013

    Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Police on Sunday arrested the son of former Law Minister Raghunath Mohanty in the dowry torture case filed by his wife. Raghunath Mohanty had to resign as Law Minister after his daughter-in-law, Barsha, filed the case against him, his son Rajasree, his wife and other family members. In...
  • Dowry case: Raghunath Mohanty quits as Odisha Law Minister March 15, 2013

    Bhubaneswar: Odisha Law Minister Raghunath Mohanty resigned from his position on Friday after his daughter-in-law filed a dowry case against him, his wife Pritilata, son Rajasree and other family members. Raghunath Mohanty met Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and submitted his resignation. "I have submitted my resignation to the Chief Minister...
  • Dowry case filed against Odisha Law Minister March 15, 2013

    Bhubaneswar: A dowry case has been filed against Odisha's Law Minister Raghunath Mohanty by his daughter-in-law Barsa Swony Choudhary. Barsa has filed the complaint against her husband, mother-in-law and sister-in-law as well. In her complaint at the Balasore police station, she has alleged that she was physically and mentally abused...
  • Naveen determined to take away land for Posco June 23, 2011

    Jagatsinghpur: Pictures of children protesting at the Posco site in Orissa shocked the nation and forced the Jagatsinghpur district administration to halt land acquisition and withdraw the police forces. But clearly it was just a temporary halt. Government sources now say once the issue is out of the media's spotlight, and...