17 Feb 2019·
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Pulwama Terror Attack: Security Cover of Five Separatist Leaders Withdrawn * Odisha CM Lays Foundation Stone for State-of-the-Art Cancer Hospital & Research Centre in Bhubaneswar * Bhubaneswar Smart City Wins Geospatial Excellence Award for Its GIS Map Portal ‘Bhubaneswar One’ * Thousands of Congress, BJP Workers from Kalahandi Join BJD * Naveen's Oneness with Bereaved Goes Beyond Ex-Gratia * Odisha CM Enhances Ex-gratia to Rs 25 Lakh for Families of Martyred Odia Jawans * Pulwama Terror Attack: Odisha CM Pays Tribute to Two Odia Martyrs * Odisha CM Dedicates Slew of Development Projects to People of Kalahandi, Attends Mission Shakti Conclave * Pulwama Terror Strike: All Political Party Backs Govt. Stands with Security Forces * Odisha Schools Hold Silent Prayers for Pulwama Attack Martyrs * CM to Visit Kalahandi District Today * Mortal Remains of Two Martyred Odia Jawans to Reach Bhubaneswar Today * Donald Trump Declares Emergency to Build US-Mexico Border Wall * Naveen Urges Educational Institutions to Observe Silent Prayers for Pulwama Martyrs * Odisha Govt Announces Rs 10 Lakh Ex-gratia to Kin of Martyred Odia Jawans in Pulwama Terror Attack * CM Launches Slew of Development Projects in Kendrapara, Distributes KALIA Assistance to Landless Farmers * ECI Reviews Poll Preparedness in Odisha, Ensures Free and Fair Elections * Pulwama Terror Strike: J&K Guv Admits Intelligence Failure * Pulwama Terror Strike: Priyanka Gandhi Urges Centre to Prevent Recurrence of Terror Attacks * Naveen Flags Off 10th Baristha Nagarika Tirtha Yatra Train from Berhampur * Pulwama Terror Strike: Odisha CM Holds Silent Prayer for Martyr Troopers * Pulwama Terror Strike: India Withdraws 'Most Favoured Nation' Status to Pak * Pulwama Terror Strike: Two Odia Troopers Among Martyrs * Odisha Best State for Promotion of Sports * Brexit and Theresa May

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Rafale Deal Row: Reasonability Of Price Offered By The French Government Is Not Established, Cannot be Considered as  'Better Terms' than Before, Reports

Rafale Deal Row: Reasonability Of Price Offered By The French Government Is Not Established, Cannot be Considered as 'Better Terms' than Before, Reports

New Delhi: In a Latest report in a series of stories published by the newspaper, “The Hindu” on Wednesday said that at least three senior Defence Ministry officials among the seven-member Indian Negotiating Team strongly said that PM Modi's Rafale Deal Not "Better".
Odisha CM Writes to Modi, Calls for Inclusion of Landless Labourers, Sharecroppers under PM-KISAN

Odisha CM Writes to Modi, Calls for Inclusion of Landless Labourers, Sharecroppers under PM-KISAN

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi requesting him to consider the inclusion of landless labourers, sharecroppers and vulnerable agricultural households under the PM-KISAN.
Congress Sees Gadkari's Casteism Remarks a Direct Attack on Modi, BJP

Congress Sees Gadkari's Casteism Remarks a Direct Attack on Modi, BJP

The Congress today termed the Union Minister Nitin Gadkari's latest comments on castesim as a direct attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his party BJP.
Modi Govt. Put Aside  ‘Anti-Corruption Clauses’ Before Signing Rafale Deal: Report

Modi Govt. Put Aside ‘Anti-Corruption Clauses’ Before Signing Rafale Deal: Report

In yet another sensational stories ahead of poll on Modi Government’s Rafale deal which could manifold Modi’s worries, the central government has waived off critical provisions for anti-corruption penalties as well as overruled financial advisers’ recommendations for making payments through an escrow account just days before it signed the inter-governmental agreement with France to acquire 36 Raf
PM’s Andhra Visit: ‘Modi a Mistake, Go Back Modi’ Photos Gone Viral on Social Media

PM’s Andhra Visit: ‘Modi a Mistake, Go Back Modi’ Photos Gone Viral on Social Media

A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi was greeted with black flags in Assam during his visit to the State, a similar unpleasant situation has been witnessed in Andhra Pradesh, the key southern state Modi is touring today as part of the BJP’s pool campaigns.
Modi Greeted with ‘Black Flags’ in Assam

Modi Greeted with ‘Black Flags’ in Assam

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was greeted with black flags here on Saturday for the second consecutive day over the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, media reports stated.
Modi Govt Failed in All Fronts: Narasingha Mishra

Modi Govt Failed in All Fronts: Narasingha Mishra

Leader of Opposition in the Odisha Assembly Narasingha Mishra today slammed the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Central Government alleging that it has failed to keep the promises made before the formation of the government in 2014.
Modi Copies Naveen on Farmer Assistance, Promises Rs 6,000  Direct Cash Transfer Per Year

Modi Copies Naveen on Farmer Assistance, Promises Rs 6,000 Direct Cash Transfer Per Year

New Delhi: Keeping an eye on the poll, the Prime Minister Narendra Modi led Government has copied the Odisha Government’s successful Krushak Assistance for Livelihood and Income Augmentation (KALIA) scheme, promising direct cash transfer of Rs 6,000 per year.
Modified India: Unemployment at 45-year High Under Modi Raj

Modified India: Unemployment at 45-year High Under Modi Raj

In yet another major setback which is seen as “Brahmastra” for the oppositions, a report of the National Sample Survey (NSSO) says that the country's unemployment rate was at a 45-year-high in 2017-18.
Naveen Leaves for Delhi on Two-Day Visit

Naveen Leaves for Delhi on Two-Day Visit

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today left for New Delhi on a two-day visit to discuss Odisha’s pending issue with the Modi led Central government.
Rahul Gandhi Sings Same Old Song ‘Farm Loan Waiver’ to Woo Voters in Odisha

Rahul Gandhi Sings Same Old Song ‘Farm Loan Waiver’ to Woo Voters in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Congress President Rahul Gandhi, who recently vowed to play front foot in the coming General Elections, sang the same old song of farm loan waiving formula to woo voters at a rally in Bhubaneswar here today.
'Chowkidaar Chor Hai' ! Shatrughan Sinha Urges Narendra Modi To Come Clean On Rafale Deal

'Chowkidaar Chor Hai' ! Shatrughan Sinha Urges Narendra Modi To Come Clean On Rafale Deal

New Delhi: 'Chowkidaar Chor Hai' ! Shatrughan Sinha Urges Narendra Modi To Come Clean On Rafale Deal
CM Naveen Patnaik Reiterates Demand for Special Category Status to Odisha

CM Naveen Patnaik Reiterates Demand for Special Category Status to Odisha

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today reiterated demand for ‘Special Category Status’ to Odisha for acceleration of industrial development and more employment opportunities in the State.
Modi Shows No Power to Fire, State BJP in Mare's Nest

Modi Shows No Power to Fire, State BJP in Mare's Nest

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is known for his sharp and effective attacks on his rivals, once again took exception and maintained his moderate approach towards Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD), much to the dismay of the State unit of the BJP.
Odisha: PM Modi Inaugurates Balangir-Bichhupali Railway Line

Odisha: PM Modi Inaugurates Balangir-Bichhupali Railway Line

Balangir: Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated Balangir-Bichhupali railway line that has been built at a cost of Rs. 115 crore today .
Odisha Cong Slams Modi Ahead of Visit

Odisha Cong Slams Modi Ahead of Visit

Bhubaneswar: The political parameter seems to have raised in Odisha just a day before the Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit, State Congress Committee (OPCC) president Niranjan Patnaik on today made a scathing attack on Modi alleging the centre is fooling the public by making a number of false promises.
Thousands of Trees Chopped Down to Create Helipad for Modi’s Bolangir Visit

Thousands of Trees Chopped Down to Create Helipad for Modi’s Bolangir Visit

In a condemnable incident ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Odisha visit, thousands of trees were chopped own to create a helipad near Balangir railway station here.
No Evidence of Corruption Against Alok Verma: Former Judge AK Patnaik Who Monitored Probe

No Evidence of Corruption Against Alok Verma: Former Judge AK Patnaik Who Monitored Probe

New Delhi: Former Supreme Court Judge AK Patnaik, who was assigned to supervise the CVC probe against former CBI Chief Alok Verma, said that the findings of the CVC probe was not his and he was only monitoring the process. He further added that there was no evidence of corruption against Alok Verma.
Hundreds of BJP Workers Join BJD Ahead of Modi’s Odisha Visit

Hundreds of BJP Workers Join BJD Ahead of Modi’s Odisha Visit

In a major blow to the BJP ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Odisha visit, several of party workers joined the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) here today.
Exclusive: BJP Banks on Chhattisgarh Leaders to Organize Modi Rally in Odisha, Biggies Sidelined!

Exclusive: BJP Banks on Chhattisgarh Leaders to Organize Modi Rally in Odisha, Biggies Sidelined!

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be visiting Balangir to attend a public rally on 15 January as part of the BJP’s high-voltage campaign for 2019 elections to Odisha Assembly and Lok Sabha elections.
Rising Untouchablility for Modi within BJP!

Rising Untouchablility for Modi within BJP!

Is Nitin Gadkari a candidate waiting in the line to replace Narendra Modi as the Prime Ministerial candidate in the 2019 general elections?
Noise of Modi Vs Silence of Naveen

Noise of Modi Vs Silence of Naveen

Bhubaneswar: PM Modi got lucky in the early part of his tenure when crude prices fell sharply. But in the run up to the elections, his luck on the economic front seems to have run out.
Modi Govt Attacks Lives and Livelihood of Working People with Arrogance: Trade Unions

Modi Govt Attacks Lives and Livelihood of Working People with Arrogance: Trade Unions

The Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU) has alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Central Government continues its aggressive attack with arrogance on the lives and livelihood of the working people.
Modi, Shah Set ‘Mission 123’ for 2019 Elections!

Modi, Shah Set ‘Mission 123’ for 2019 Elections!

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be visiting Odisha’s Balangir District on 15 January. This will be Modi’s third visit to the State in less than three weeks. Three days after the Prime Minister’s visit to Balangir, BJP national president Amit will also be visiting to Odisha on 18 January.
Naveen Writes to PM, Proposes AI Flight to New Delhi with Jharsuguda as Stopover

Naveen Writes to PM, Proposes AI Flight to New Delhi with Jharsuguda as Stopover

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today proposed the Centre to facilitate Veer Surendra Sai Airport in Jharsuguda as a stopover for one of the Air India (AI) flights from Bhubaneswar to Delhi.
Modi Attacks Congress on BJD Turf, Mum on Naveen

Modi Attacks Congress on BJD Turf, Mum on Naveen

Bhubaneswar: A combative Prime Minister Narendra Modi today made a scathing attack on Congress on the AgustaWestland helicopter deal at Baripada in Odisha's Mayurbhanj District.
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
Naveen Gives Befitting Reply to PM Modi’s Dec 24 Khurda Rally Comments

Naveen Gives Befitting Reply to PM Modi’s Dec 24 Khurda Rally Comments

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today gave befitting reply to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s comments on irrigation facility during his Khurda rally political speech on December 24 last year.
Odisha: PM Modi  to Roll Out Slew of Projects in State on Jan 5

Odisha: PM Modi to Roll Out Slew of Projects in State on Jan 5

Bhubaneswar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi likely roll out a basket of projects worth Rs 4500 crore on his visit Baripada in Mayurbhanj district on Saturday , January 5 .
'Don't Know Who's Using It': Donald Trump Takes a Jibe at PM Modi for Funding Library in Afghanistan

'Don't Know Who's Using It': Donald Trump Takes a Jibe at PM Modi for Funding Library in Afghanistan

Washington: US President Donald Trump on Wednesday mocked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for funding a library in Afghanistan, suggesting it was of no use. Trump brought up India's aid during a rambling press appearance at a cabinet meeting as he defended his push for the United States to invest less overseas
Union Cabinet Gives Nod to Merger  of Vijay, Dena, BoB

Union Cabinet Gives Nod to Merger of Vijay, Dena, BoB

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the scheme of amalgamation for amalgamating Bank of Baroda, Vijaya Bank and Dena Bank, with Bank of Baroda as the transferee bank and Vijaya Bank and Dena Bank as transferor banks.
Its Modi Rally Vs  Mission Shakti Convention At Puri In Jan 5

Its Modi Rally Vs Mission Shakti Convention At Puri In Jan 5

Puri: The stage is all set for a mega show of strength between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on January 5.
Odisha: PM Modi to Visit Balangir on Jan 16

Odisha: PM Modi to Visit Balangir on Jan 16

Bhubaneswar: With the general election us round the corner, Prime Minister Narendra Modi would visit Balangir to attend public rally, Swabhiman Samabesh, on January 16, sources in BJP said.
Naveen Demands Fiscal Autonomy

Naveen Demands Fiscal Autonomy

The ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) president and Odisha Chief Minister has slammed Centre and put 9 questions to allege central negligence on its 21st foundation day here in city party headquarter today.
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.
BJP: A Passage to Political Hate

BJP: A Passage to Political Hate

Bhubaneswar: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) goons have beaten mercilessly a common man who is a mad fan of Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. We have reported about Khageswar, who is the biggest fan of Naveen.
PM Visit to have no Impact, Claims BJD

PM Visit to have no Impact, Claims BJD

Bhubaneswar: The ruling Biju Janata Dal on Monday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit and his speech would have no impact on the people of Odisha
Modi Praises Odisha Govt for Successfully Hosting Hockey World Cup

Modi Praises Odisha Govt for Successfully Hosting Hockey World Cup

Bhubaneswar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has hailed the Odisha Government for successfully hosting the 14th edition of the Men's Hockey World Cup.
Indian Taxpayers Paid Rs 6500 Crore for Modi’s 84 Foreign Trips and Govt Advertisements

Indian Taxpayers Paid Rs 6500 Crore for Modi’s 84 Foreign Trips and Govt Advertisements

Indian taxpayers had paid a whopping Rs 65.9 billion rupees for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s trips around the world and his government’s advertising for promotion of flagship projects and achievements in the last four and half years.
Modi-Shah: As You Take Credit of Win, Should Share Blame Too

Modi-Shah: As You Take Credit of Win, Should Share Blame Too

New Delhi: The big defeat in three States has spelled a doom in the BJP camp, and blame game for defeat started to surface in BJP. Since coming to power in 2014, the top two in the BJP — Prime Minister Narendra Modi and party president Amit Shah — have held “victory” marches at its headquarters after every assembly poll win that followed, and credited each other for the achievement.
Noted Economist Surjit Bhalla Resigns From Prime Minister’s EAC

Noted Economist Surjit Bhalla Resigns From Prime Minister’s EAC

New Delhi: In yet another major setback to Modi Sarkar’s economic policies, noted economist Surjit Bhalla has resigned from the Prime Minister Economic Advisory Council (PMEAC). His resignation has been accepted by the Government.
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.
RBI Governor Urjit Patel Resigns Amid Autonomy Controversy

RBI Governor Urjit Patel Resigns Amid Autonomy Controversy

Mumbai: Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Urjit Patel has stepped down from his post today citing personal reasons.
Naveen Plays Master Stroke, Outsmarts Modi on Women Reservation

Naveen Plays Master Stroke, Outsmarts Modi on Women Reservation

Bhubaneswar: Odisha is a pioneering State so far as empowerment of women is concerned. In early 1990s Biju Patnaik, for the first time in the country, brought women to the realm of political decision making by reserving 1/3 seats in panchayats and urban local bodies for them. Besides, he had also implemented equal wages for both men and women to ensure gender equality and dignity of labour.
Modi, Rahul Gandhi To Visit Odisha in December

Modi, Rahul Gandhi To Visit Odisha in December

Bhubaneswar: Even as the General Elections are still 6 months left, the political ambience likely to be more louder in last week of December in Odisha with the visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress President Rahul Gandhi.
Odisha CM Insists PM Modi to Pass Women’s Reservation Bill

Odisha CM Insists PM Modi to Pass Women’s Reservation Bill

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take necessary steps for passing the bill to provide one-third reservation to women in parliament and the state legislative assemblies.
Cloud Over SAARC Summit as India Not to Attend in Pak

Cloud Over SAARC Summit as India Not to Attend in Pak

New Delhi: India on Wednesday put to rest any speculation over Prime Minister Narendra Modi travelling to Pakistan to attend the SAARC Summit.
Bijoy Mohapatra Backs Ray, Hinted to Quit BJP

Bijoy Mohapatra Backs Ray, Hinted to Quit BJP

Bhubaneswar: Heavyweight BJP leader Bijay Mohapatra today thrown his weight behind Rourkela MLA and senior BJP leader Dilip Ray amid the rumour of Ray’s possible quit from BJP which is seen as a major jolt to the saffron party ahead of general election.
Shiv Sena Chef Uddhav Thackeray Takes a Dig at Modi Over Ram Temple

Shiv Sena Chef Uddhav Thackeray Takes a Dig at Modi Over Ram Temple

Ayodhya: Shiv Sena Chef Uddhav Thackeray has come down heavily on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) over the construction of Ram Temple in the birth place of Lord Ram.
Didi Follows Babu, Bans CBI in WB

Didi Follows Babu, Bans CBI in WB

In a significant development, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has decided to ban the entry of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) from investigating cases in the State, a similar decision taken by her Andhra Pradesh counterpart earlier today to bar the central agency from operating within their respective State
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