In the video, he said, “Today, I got the news from newspapers and channels that a special squad entered my farmhouse last night at 12 am in Hunekipur. As you all know, there was thunderstorm and very strong winds last night. There were no…
Soon after the news of Pipili MLA and BJD candidate Pradeep Maharathy attacking Election Commission officials spreads like wildfire, cops began a probe into the incident immediately and arrested the legislator in the afternoon.
According to reports, 15 members of the flying squad and a Static Surveillance Team (SST) reached the legislator's farmhouse on getting information from reliable sources about the distribution of money and liquor.
Following Pradeep Maharathy's resignation from the Odisha Cabinet, Finance Minister Sashi Bhushan Behera and ST & SC Development Minister Ramesh Majhi were handed over additional portfolios held by the Pipili MLA.
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday entrusted two of his Cabinet Ministers with additional charge of three other departments after accepting the resignation of Pradeep Maharathy.
Agriculture Department minister Pradeep Maharathy resigned from the State Cabinet on Sunday. Maharathy was in the eye of storm after giving a controversial statement on the court verdict on Pipili gang rape case.
Police arrested over 150 activists of Mahila Congress on Thursday during an attempt to gherao Naveen Niwas, residence of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, in Bhubaneswar demanding the resignation of Minister Pradeep Maharathy.
After facing a lot of backlash over his statement on honouring the court’s verdict of acquitting the prime accused in Pipili gang rape and murder, Pipili MLA Maharathy has expressed regret and said, “I am deeply saddened, if my statements…
The State BJP today demanded Minister Pradeep Maharathy’s resignation alleging that he has hurt the sentiments of people of Odisha by giving apathetic statement on the court verdict over Pipili gang rape case.
People of Odisha often wonder, if Pipili MLA Pradeep Maharathy is a beneficiary of political compromise. Lodged as a Minister in Naveen Patnaik’s cabinet, Maharathy is a habitual limelight hogger, for the wrong reasons.