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Ex-minister`s daughter-in-law receives acid attack threat

Barsa Swony Choudhury, an alleged dowry torture victim and daughter-in-law of a former minister, was reportedly threatened in a letter with acid attack if she tried to enter politics.

Odisha ex-minister charge-sheeted in dowry case

Police Saturday filed a charge sheet against former Odisha minister and Biju Janata Dal leader Raghunath Mohanty, his son and three members of his family in a torture for dowry case, officials said.

Sons let heavyweight fathers down in Odisha

Politics and bureaucracy in Odisha have been beset with a strange phenomenon in which important personalities fell victim to the wrongdoing of their sons.

Plea to cancel bail of ex-Odisha minister, son

Barsa Swony Choudhury, who slapped a dowry harassment case on former Odisha law minister, moved Orissa HC seeking cancellation of bail given to two.

Mohanty returns to Odisha Assembly after 20 days

Ex-Odisha minister Raghunath Mohanty, accused of dowry torture by his daughter-in-law and now on bail, attended the Assembly after a gap of 20 days.

Son of ex-Odisha minister gets bail in dowry case

After spending 20 days in jail in a case of dowry torture, Raja Shree Mohanty, son of former Odisha law minister Raghunath Mohanty, was granted bail by a local court Friday.

Former Odisha minister`s son gets bail in dowry case

Barsa Swony Choudhury alleged that she had been physically and mentally tortured by her husband Raja Shree since their wedding in June 2012.

Former Odisha minister gets bail in dowry case

Three days after their arrest in a dowry torture case, former Odisha law minister Raghunath Mohanty and his wife were granted bail by a local court on Tuesday.

Dowry case: Court to hear ex-Odisha minister’s bail plea

Balasore court will on Tuesday take up bail petition of former Odisha Law Minister Raghunath Mohanty and his wife who have been arrested in connection with a dowry-torture case slapped by their daughter-in-law.

Law to take its course on minister`s hiding kin: Naveen

Naveen Patnaik on Sunday said law will take its own course regarding the dowry torture case, in which former minister Raghunath Mohanty and some his family members are accused.

Mohanty`s son`s judicial custody extended for 2 weeks

Judicial custody of Raja Shree, son of arrested Odisha Law Minister Raghunath Mohanty and booked for torturing his wife for dowry, was extended for another 2 weeks by local court.

Dowry case: Mohanty removed from post of BJD vice-president

Hours after being arrested in a torture for dowry case, former Odisha minister Raghunath Mohanty was on Saturday removed as BJD vice-president.

Dowry case: Ex-Odisha law minister, wife sent to judicial custody

Meanwhile, BJD president and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik removed Raghunath as the party`s vice president.

BJD asks ex-minister to surrender soon

Unable to persuade former Odisha Law minister and dowry torture accused Raghunath Mohanty to surrender, ruling BJD on Friday asked him to respect law of the land or face consequences.

Dowry case: Bail petition of ex-minister`s son rejected for third time

The bail application of Raja Shree Mohanty, son of former Odisha Law Minister Raghunath Mohanty, was on Monday rejected for the third time by a court here in a dowry case.

Court dismisses former Odisha law minister`s plea

The Odisha High Court has dismissed the petition of former Odisha law minister Raghunath Mohanty seeking quashing of the FIR registered against him.

Dowry case: No interim relief for former Odisha Law Minister

No interim relief was granted to former law minister Raghunath Mohanty today as a single judge bench of Orissa High Court took up a writ petition filed by him seeking to quash the dowry torture case filed against him.

Law is not taking its own course: Odisha Congress

Opposition Congress Tuesday alleged the law is not taking its own course in a dowry torture case involving senior BJD leader and former law minister Raghunath Mohanty.

Raja Shree in two-week judicial custody

Former Odisha law minister Raghunath Mohanty`s son Raja Shree, who was arrested for torturing his wife for dowry, was remanded to judicial custody for two weeks by a court here Monday.

FIR against Odisha Law Minister in dowry case

A case has been registered against Odisha`s Law Minister and senior BJD leader Raghunath Mohanty after his daughter-in-law accused him and his family of torturing her for dowry, police said on Friday.