25 Apr 2019·
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Undercurrent in Favour of Naveen Will Help BJD Win Jajpur Again * Cancel Baijayant’s Candidature: BJD to Chief Electoral Officer * World's First Malaria Vaccine Launched in Africa * Odisha Registers 71.61% Voter Turnout in Third Phase Polls * Pradeep Maharathy’s Bail Hearing Of bail Deferred To April 27 * People of Kendrapada Will Not Allow ‘Double-B’ to Cheat Them: BJD * Naveen Invites Modi to Attend Oathtaking Ceremony of BJD Government * EC Announces Dates for Patkura Elections; Polling On May 19 * Naveen Tears Apart Modi; Says BJP’s Central Leaders Make Election Tourism to Odisha, Nobody Came during Calamities * BJD Has Already Won People's Verdict, Fourth Phase Just Remains a Formality * FIR Lodge Against BJP MLA Candidate in Puri * Bhitarkanika National Park to Remain Closed for Tourists from May 1 * Naveen to Hit Campaign Trail in Balasore, Mayurbhanj Districts Today * EC Orders Re-polling in Nine Booths in Odisha on April 25 * Voting Adjourned in One Polling Booth of Badamba Assembly Constituency After Mispairing Error * Dharmendra Pradhan Campaigns for BJP at Polling Booth after Casting Vote, BJD Demands One-Week Ban on Him from Election Campaigning * SC Directs Guj Govt to Pay Rs 50 Lakh Compensation to 2002 Riots Victim Bilkis Bano * BJP Has Betrayed Farmers, Youth and Women: Naveen * Voting in Progress for Six Lok Sabha And 42 Assembly Constituencies in Odisha * Naveen Casts His Vote * Stage Set for Third Phase of Polls in Odisha Today * Why No Action Against Dharmendra Pradhan, Asks BJD * Dharmendra Pradhan Mastermind Self-Inflicted Bombing on BJP MLA Candidate’s Empty Vehicle, Alleges BJD Demands Lie-detector Test of Union Minister, Others * Sri Lanka Declares Emergency * Puri LS Poll: While BJP’s Sambit Sings, BJD's Pinaki Set to Make Patra Dance to His Tune

Piyush Goyal

Modi Led Centre Betrays Odisha as EcoR Bifurcated to Create South Coast Railways

Modi Led Centre Betrays Odisha as EcoR Bifurcated to Create South Coast Railways

Bhubaneswar: Railway Minister Piyus Goyal on Wednesday announced the formation of a new Railway Zone for the state of Andhra Pradesh. The zone, to be headquartered at Visakhapatnam, will comprise the railway divisions – Guntakal, Guntur and Vijayawada and called South Coast Railway. The Waltier Division will be bifurcated with one part going to the Vijayawada division and the remaining part will b
Seemanchal Express Derails in Bihar, Six Feared Killed

Seemanchal Express Derails in Bihar, Six Feared Killed

Bihar: In a major accident, at least six passengers have reportedly been killed when nine bogies of Delhi bound Seemanchal Express have been derailed in Hajipur in Bihar at wee hours on Sunday
Odisha CM Terms Union Budget "Disappointing", Gives 2.5/10 Marks

Odisha CM Terms Union Budget "Disappointing", Gives 2.5/10 Marks

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik termed the Interim Budget 2019 presented by Finance Minister Piyush Goyal in the Parliament today as ‘disappointing’ and gave only 2.5 marks on a scale of 10.
Union Budget 2019: No Tax Upto Rs 5 Lakh Income

Union Budget 2019: No Tax Upto Rs 5 Lakh Income

New Delhi: In a major sop to the middle class, the interim Finance Minister Piyush Goyal today exempted up to Rs. 5 lakh from paying income tax
Naveen Demands Introduction of Shatabdi Express between Bhubaneswar and Rourkela Via Jharsuguda

Naveen Demands Introduction of Shatabdi Express between Bhubaneswar and Rourkela Via Jharsuguda

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday urged Union Railways Minister Piyush Goyal to introduce Shatabdi Express between Bhubaneswar and Rourkela via Jharsuguda.
Odisha CM Urges Centre to Start  Balasore-Digha Rail Project

Odisha CM Urges Centre to Start Balasore-Digha Rail Project

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday urged the Railway Minister Piyush Goyal to start the construction of Digha-Jaleswar Broad Gauge Rail Project (41 kms ) was sanctioned by the Ministry of Railways during the year 2011-12 early.
Odisha CM Urges Piyush Goyal to Introduce More Trains on Khurda- Balangir Route

Odisha CM Urges Piyush Goyal to Introduce More Trains on Khurda- Balangir Route

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today urged Railway Minister Piyush Goyal to introduce more trains on Khurda- Balangir railway line for the larger benefits of Western Odisha.
Odisha CM Urges Centre to Sanction Railway Projects in Mayurbhanj Dist, Offers Free Land

Odisha CM Urges Centre to Sanction Railway Projects in Mayurbhanj Dist, Offers Free Land

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today urged the Centre to sanction railway projects in Mayurbhanj District and has offered land free of cost for the projects.
Railway Zonal Head Writes to Goyal Seeking Early Filling up of Board Posts

Railway Zonal Head Writes to Goyal Seeking Early Filling up of Board Posts

New Delhi: Amid the uncertainty and indecisiveness over filling up vacant posts at top level in Indian Railways, a General Manager of a zonal railway, in an unusual move, has written a strong letter to Railway Minister Piyush Goyal and Chairman, Railway Board, Ashwani Lohani, seeking the filling up of Member post in the Railway Board at the earliest.
Cabinet Nod for Incentivising Projects to Improve Oil Recovery

Cabinet Nod for Incentivising Projects to Improve Oil Recovery

New Delhi: In a move to boost domestic production of hydrocarbons, the cabinet on Wednesday approved a policy to incentivise improved recovery of oil and gas from aging fields.
Odisha CM Urges  Railways Minister to Introduce Direct Train Between Berhampur and Surat

Odisha CM Urges Railways Minister to Introduce Direct Train Between Berhampur and Surat

Earlier in a letter to Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu, the Odisha Chief Minister said that presently, there is no direct air connectivity between Bhubaneswar and Surat. It takes a lot of time to travel by air between these two cities.
TV, Refrigerator, Washing Machines to Get Cheaper, GST Rate Cut on 50 Items

TV, Refrigerator, Washing Machines to Get Cheaper, GST Rate Cut on 50 Items

New Delhi: In a relief for common man, the GST Council on Saturday reduced tax rates on over 50 items including refrigerators, washing macines and small televisions, which would now be taxed at 18 per cent, down from the current 28 per cent.
GST Council to Decide on Simplified GST Return in July 21 Meet: Goyal

GST Council to Decide on Simplified GST Return in July 21 Meet: Goyal

New Delhi: The GST Council will discuss ease of filing returns, ease of assessment and may also consider further rationalisation of tax rates in its upcoming meeting on July 21, Finance Minister Piyush Goyal said on Thursday.
Mumbai Bridge Crash: Railway Minister Orders Probe

Mumbai Bridge Crash: Railway Minister Orders Probe

New Delhi/Mumbai: Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday ordered an inquiry soon after a portion of a foot overbridge crashed on the Western Railway tracks in Mumbai, injuring three persons.
Cabinet Hikes Ethanol Prices by Rs 3 per Litre

Cabinet Hikes Ethanol Prices by Rs 3 per Litre

New Delhi: The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on Wednesday approved a mechanism for procurement of ethanol by Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) and hiked ex-mill price for ethanol derived out of 'C' heavy molasses by Rs 3 to Rs 43.70 per litre.
Goyal Forced NABARD to Issue Statement to hide Demonetisation Scam: Congress

Goyal Forced NABARD to Issue Statement to hide Demonetisation Scam: Congress

New Delhi: The Congress on Saturday alleged Finance Minister Piyush Goyal had "forced" NABARD to issue a statement to hide the demonetisation scam by BJP President Amit Shah and demanded a thorough investigation.
Congress Demands Goyal Apologise for 'Tarnishing Vemula's Memory'

Congress Demands Goyal Apologise for 'Tarnishing Vemula's Memory'

New Delhi: Congress on Wednesday demanded apology from Union Minister Piyush Goyal for accusing Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) of using Hyderabad University student Rohith Vemula's family for political motives.
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