25 May 2019·
Flash News
Rahul Gandhi’s Offer to Quit as Cong Chief Unanimously Rejected by CWC * Alliance Air to Launch Flight Services from Jharsuguda to Bhubaneswar, Raipur from June 1 * BJD Continues to Rule Heart in Ganjam * Naveen Expresses Gratitude to People for another Opportunity, Urges Them to Come Forward for Building New Odisha * Naveen Receives Congratulatory Messages from Several Key Leaders on His Stellar Victory * Indian Women’s Hockey Team Lose 0-4 to Republic of Korea * Indian Junior Hockey Women’s Team Leave for Cantor Fitzgerald U21 International 4-Nations Tournament in Ireland and Matches against Belarus * Odisha: Naveen Likely to take Oath as CM for Record 5th term On Wednesday * Chandrani Creates History; To Become Youngest Ever Parliamentarian of India * Bhakta Charan Das Quits as Odisha Congress Campaign Committee Chairman * Odisha Governor Accepts Resignation of Naveen Patanik from CMO, New BJD Govt Likely by Monday * Odisha Poll Results: Heavywaights Suffer Defeat in State * Odisha Assembly Poll Results: Dama Suffers Defeat, Son Wins Paradip Seat * Sambit Patra’s Electoral Debut - A Flop Show * Odisha CM Condoles Death of Mountaineer Kalpana Das * Niranjan Patnaik Steps Down as OPCC Chief * ‘Everest Lady of Odisha’ Kalpana Das Dies During Expedition to Mount Everest * Jay Panda Suffers Biggest Electoral Defeat of His Life * Naveen Thanks People for BJD’s Fifth Consecutive Victory * Odisha CM Congratulates Modi for BJP's Win, Says Constructive Relation Would Be Maintained * Naveen’s Confidence on Women Proved Worthwhile * BJD wins Nabarangpur Assembly Seat * Telangana CM KCR Congratulates Naveen Patnaik for BJD’s Victory * PM Modi Congratulates Naveen for Spectacular Victory * Odisha Elections Results 2019: Trends Show BJD Poised for Landslide Victory

Opinion

40 Lawmakers in Touch: Narendra Modi’s Threat to Democracy Not Mamata

40 Lawmakers in Touch: Narendra Modi’s Threat to Democracy Not Mamata

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s claim that 40 MLA’s of the Trinamool Congress are in touch with him has received wide criticism from many quarters. The claim is being perceived as a direct threat to the democracy and not Mamata Banerjee only. By saying this, the Prime Minister has demonstrated that he does not believe in democracy and can do anything to cling on to power.
Pragya Thakur’s Candidature May Prove Costly for BJP

Pragya Thakur’s Candidature May Prove Costly for BJP

By fielding Shadvi Pragya Singh Thakur from Bhopal Lok Sabha seat, the BJP made it clear that the saffron party is seeking votes deliberately pushing forward its hardcore Hindutva agenda, but not purely on basis of the performances and achievements of the Modi government in the last five years.
Modi's Anti-Terrorism Rhetoric Nothing But Propaganda

Modi's Anti-Terrorism Rhetoric Nothing But Propaganda

The Narendra Modi led NDA government has completed five years of governance.
Women Empowerment: The Myths and Realities of Two Different Development Paradigms

Women Empowerment: The Myths and Realities of Two Different Development Paradigms

There is a great deal of hype created by the Narendra Modi government related to women and their empowerment. While the myth has got much buildup in the mainstream, the reality ends in a bitter note
Why Modi Desperately Needed Akshay Kumar for Image Building?

Why Modi Desperately Needed Akshay Kumar for Image Building?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s rendezvous with Bollywood star Akshay Kumar cunningly devised as non-political or apolitical affair has sent very convincing signals that the BJP heavyweight had to desperately bank on the cine icon to stop his failing popularity in the midst of election fervor in the world’s largest democracy
Vision of Women Empowerment: A Tale of Two Contrasting Realities

Vision of Women Empowerment: A Tale of Two Contrasting Realities

Bhubaneswar: We need women at all levels, including the top, to change the dynamic, reshape the conversation, to make sure women's voices are heard and heeded, not overlooked and ignored. This quote of Sheryl Sandberg, the COO of Facebook, seems perfect for a country like India as it goes to choose its leaders that are going to shape its future. But sometimes, as it happens, the men decide who goe
Elections 2019: Another Cakewalk for Naveen; Could be King-Maker at Center

Elections 2019: Another Cakewalk for Naveen; Could be King-Maker at Center

Bhubaneswar: A win for the Biju Janata Dal in the coming general and state elections in Odisha will not only give Naveen Patnaik a fifth term, but also he will be a king-maker at the center.
International Women’s Day: Odisha CM’s Resolution on Women’s Reservation a Path-Breaking Initiative towards Women Empowerment

International Women’s Day: Odisha CM’s Resolution on Women’s Reservation a Path-Breaking Initiative towards Women Empowerment

As the world celebrates the International Women’s Day today, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s historic resolution seeking 33 per cent reservation for Indian women in the legislative assemblies and Parliament must be seen as a path-breaking initiative towards women empowerment.
Kim and Trump: A Diplomatic Failure

Kim and Trump: A Diplomatic Failure

The second round of talks between the US and North Korea has been one of the most high-profile diplomatic collapses in recent years.
Brexit and Theresa May

Brexit and Theresa May

The clock is ticking for May as the March 29 deadline for Britain to leave the European Union is fast approaching. Theresa May has said that she is determined to deliver Brexit on time. She insists that departure date will not change.
Cyril Ramaphosa’s Visit: Diplomacy in Action

Cyril Ramaphosa’s Visit: Diplomacy in Action

President Cyril Ramaphosa’s state visit to India and his participation in the Republic Day celebrations as Chief Guest presented an opportunity to renew and reinvigorate the mean quarter century of relations between the two countries of Asia and Africa. The partnership between India and South Africa, both advanced and developing countries and emerging economies seek to fulfil larger goals of polit
Odisha’s KALIA is Wider Safety Umbrella than Centre’s PMKSNY for Farmers

Odisha’s KALIA is Wider Safety Umbrella than Centre’s PMKSNY for Farmers

With an eye on the forthcoming poll, the Narendra Modi Government made a big-ticket announcement in its interim Budget to give Rs 6,000 per year to farmers owning less than five acres of land which is said to be too less and too late than Odisha's creative scheme KALIA.
India and South China Sea

India and South China Sea

India is a non-claimant to the South China Sea Islands, but it is concerned with the development in the South China Sea. The disputes in this Sea involve China along with several states in the region and encompass issues like overlapping territorial claims and access to critical resources like energy and fisheries. Within this turbulent environment, India has been expanding its influence over the
Leaders Whose DNA Did Not Match with BJP

Leaders Whose DNA Did Not Match with BJP

Recently, Union Minister and BJP’s so-called Odisha chief ministerial candidate Dharmendra Pradhan made a very sarcastic statement regarding the exodus of party workers saying that certain people have a different DNA and some people find it uncomfortable in a cadre party (BJP).
Scared Modi Makes Media the Scapegoat

Scared Modi Makes Media the Scapegoat

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: Finally Prime Minister Namenda Modi has Put all speculation of being a candidate from Puri lok sabha constituency in 2019 to rest saying that the buzz was just a media creation
BJD@21: A Long March With Development

BJD@21: A Long March With Development

If any regional party in India has ever dominated the political landscape of a State for nearly two decades without any break, it is the Biju Janata Dal (BJD).
Naveen's Aura of Sublime Invincibility Forces Modi to Play Defensive

Naveen's Aura of Sublime Invincibility Forces Modi to Play Defensive

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Odisha visit was strategically and politically important as the saffron party is finding it difficult to make inroads into the eastern parts of the country. The senior BJP leaders were expecting that Modi proved to be a trump card in party’s ‘look east’ strategy. Keeping these things in mind much buzz was created for the Modi's visit to Odisha.
Farm Sector is Safe in Naveen’s Hand

Farm Sector is Safe in Naveen’s Hand

The plight of the farmer always finds itself at the center stage in the run up to any election in India. Politicians of every stripe make promises of farm loan waivers ahead of every election. But barely heard are promises to usher in long term agrarian reforms. Proving all these wrong, the Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has shown the new path of agrarian reforms to enhance the productivity
Thanks to Odisha CM, Indian Hockey Ushers Into a New Era

Thanks to Odisha CM, Indian Hockey Ushers Into a New Era

Thanks to Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, Indian hockey has ushered into a new era and got the rightful tribute that this ancient game genuinely deserved
Modi’s Pet Scheme Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana Needs Reality Check

Modi’s Pet Scheme Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana Needs Reality Check

Like Mudra, Digital India and the Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana (SAGY), another much-hyped pet scheme of Prime Minister Narendra Modi ‘Pradhan Mantri Ujjawal Yojana’ (PMUY) is a major success on paper or otherwise rhetorically by the BJP leaders, particularly Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, but a big failure practically.
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