A local court today once again deferred hearing of the bail petition of dowry torture accused Raja Shree Mohanty, son of former minister Raghunath Mohanty, till Friday.
Maoist on Wednesday killed a sarpanch in Odisha’s Malkangiri district suspecting him to be a police informer, reports Priya Ranjan Sahu.
Three persons were killed on Tuesday, when a van crossing the railway tracks at an unmanned level crossing was hit by a train, about 30 km from here, in Odisha's Khurda district, railway sources said.
Three days after they were arrested on alleged dowry harassment charges, former Odisha law minister Raghunath Mohanty and his wife Pritilata Mohanty on Tuesday were granted bail by a court in Odisha’s Balasore district, reports Priya Ranjan Sahu.
A young man in Rourkela, Sundergarh district, Odisha, killed his mother, allegedly because she refused him money to buy a pair of shoes, police said on Monday.
Former Odisha law minister Raghunath Mohanty and his wife Pritilata were arrested from Kolkata early today.
The Human Rights Protection Cell of Odisha police probing a dowry harassment case against former Odisha law minister Raghunath Mohanty and his family members on Saturday arrested him and his wife Pritilata Mohanty in Kolkata. Priya Ranjan Sahu
A powerful minister just a fortnight ago, ruling Biju Janata Dal leader Raghunath Mohanty is making his party very uncomfortable, leaving chief minister Naveen Patnaik vulnerable to opposition attacks.
A man has been sentenced to death in Odisha for the rape and murder of an elderly woman two years ago.
A court in Odisha today sentenced to death a man who murdered a minor girl and then indulged in sex with her corpse in the state's Jharsuguda district.
Veteran Congress leader and former governor of Maharashtra and Goa, Senayangba Chubatoshi Jamir was sworn-in as the governor of Odisha today.
Two days after senior Biju Janata Dal leader Raghunath Mohanty resigned as law minister in Naveen Patnaik government in the wake of dowry harassment complaint by his daughter-in-law, the Human Rights Protection Cell of Odisha police today arrested his son on charge of torturing his wife.
Former Odisha law minister Raghunath Mohanty, against whom a dowry torture case was slapped by his daughter-in-law, remained incommunicado on Saturday as the demand for his arrest grew louder.
The daughter-in-law of former Odisha law minister Raghunath Mohanty today called for the immediate arrest of her husband and in-laws over allegations of torture for dowry.
In a major strike, the Odisha police killed a Maoist, said to be the deputy of top rebel leader Sabyasachi Panda, in an encounter in a forest in Gajapati district on Monday.