The lukewarm response given to the Bandh call given by Naba Nirmana Krushaka Sangathan (NNKS) has proved that the people have outrightly rejected their agenda. More so, the farmers of the state have showed confidence in their Government by not becoming puppets in the hands of the two political parties - the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Congress- that supported the Bandh today.
Ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) today slammed Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath for his baseless allegations against the Odisha Government.
Odisha’s ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) today alleged that the Indian economy is witnessing job loss growth due to the wrong policies of the BJP-led Central Government.
Unquestionably, the annual matriculation examination conducted by the Board of Secondary Education (BSE) is the most important academic event for the students in Odisha as it decides their future prospects. While more than six lakh students are preparing to appear this annual exam on Feb 22, the Naba Nirman Krushak Sangathan (NNKS) has given a dawn-to-dusk bandh call that threatens to paralyze no
As millions of Indian voters will go to the polls due by May to elect a new government at the Centre, the Vyapam issue is back to dominate the political discourse and once again threatens to tarnish the image of BJP and its senior leaders, most likely the party’s so-called Odisha face Dharmendra Pradhan.
Odisha’s ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) on Tuesday asked the State BJP to clarify its stand on the alleged money laundering and FEMA violation issue of former Kendrapara MP Baijayant Panda and his family.
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.
Odisha’s ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) on Sunday termed the BJP’s much-hyped Pratisruti Samabesh a betrayal of people in the State.
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.
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.
In a further setback to the Odisha unit of BJP ahead of elections, hundreds of its workers joined the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) here today.
With elections are not so far away, the political temperature is gradually rising in Odisha. The State is witnessing hectic campaigning by Central leaders from both the BJP and Congress.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today intensified her attack on the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Central Government and the CBI alleging that the investigating agency went soft on its probe against leaders after they joined the BJP.
Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister and BJD supremo Naveen Patnaik has hit back at the BJP today and said, let's see who do the people of Odisha throws out in 2019 election from the State.
BJP’s two-day national Janajati Morcha convention has been kicked off at the pilgrimage city of Puri here today.
Senior BJP leader and Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan exposed himself in the Laxmidutta Pradhan murder case, said the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) here on Friday.
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.
Even as the Odisha Police asked two BJP leaders to appear before it in connection with the murder of a BJD councillor in Chhatrapur under Ganjam district in 2017, big fish in this case are yet to fall in police net.
The budget session of Parliament will begin today with President Ram Nath Kovind's address to the joint sitting of both the Houses in Central Hall at 11 am.
With elections just round the corner and its Odisha unit in disarray, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is allegedly using the CBI as political weapon to threaten its arch rival and ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD). After remaining silence for more than one and half years, the central agency suddenly woke up to intimidate the BJD leaders ahead of the simultaneous elections in Odisha, where the BJP wit
In a significant development, the Chhatrapur police in Ganjam district on Tuesday issued notice to two senior BJP leaders including Golak Mohapatra and Bhrugu Buxipatra in the sensational murder of the councillor of Chhatrapur NAC, Laxmidutta Pradhan in September 2017.
Odisha’s ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) today said that BJP national president Amit Shah’s promise of ‘New Odisha’ was an attempt to enthuse his party workers whose morale is visibly down in the State ahead of the elections.
Even as Odisha assumes a significant in the scheme of things for the Modi-Shah led BJP to create space to form government at the Centre and Shah kick started the saffron party’s campaign in Odisha by addressing the ‘Karyakarta Samabesh’, but Shah’s address or otherwise poll mantra to booth-level workers proved to be far disappointing for the workers and leaders as never insist on mission 120+ conf
With assembly elections just a few months away in Odisha, the BJP suffered a massive setback on Sunday as several leaders of the party in Jajpur District left the saffron outfit and joined the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD).
Bhubaneswar: While the general elections are just few months away in Odisha, two major opposition parties – the BJP and Congress are flexing their muscles to put best foot forward. BJP, which is making all out efforts to make inroads into Odisha to compensate its probable loss in Hindi heartland states where the party faced debacle recently and the Congress, which is trying to infuse new lease of
A landscape change can be expected in the world’s largest democracy this year when more than 850 million voters stretching from Kashmir to Kanyakumari will cast their votes to elect a new government. The mood of the nation was in favor of the BJP and Narendra Modi in 2014. The saffron outfit won the first single-party majority in 30 years in Lok Sabha that year and Modi emerged as the messiah of p
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah will visit Odisha on 29 January to address a public rally in Cuttack.
Senior BJD leader and Odisha Law Minister Pratap Jena today came down heavily on Dharmendra Pradhan alleging that the BJP’s Odisha face is involved in corruption.
Chaos broke out at the Odisha BJP’s mishrana parva (mass joining) on Sunday as a group of women Congress members from Bolagarh area in Khordha district were asked to join the saffron party with false promises.
In a major boost to the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) ahead of the elections, several leaders and grassroots workers from the Congress and BJP in Koraput District joined the Odisha’s ruling party here on Saturday.
While Biju Janata Dal’s skipping of TMC Chief Mamata Banerjee-led ‘United Opposition Rally’ in Kolkata today raised debates in the political circles, Odisha’s ruling party clarified its stand and ideology in the national politics.
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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).
Bhubaneswar: Infighting in Odisha unit of the BJP once again came to the fore with a group of party workers staging protest against senior leader and so-called chief ministerial candidate Dharmendra Pradhan here today expressing serious concerns of his dictatorial and arrogant style of functioning. As per sources, several BJP workers from Jajpur, Bari and Binjharpur assembly constituencies from
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
In a setback to the Congress and BJP ahead of elections, several of their grassroots workers in Umerkote assembly constituency in Nabarangpur District today joined the ruling Biju Janata Dal.
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With the Prime Minister Narendra Modi shying away to take the fight straight with Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik apprehending defeat and tussle between senior leaders within the State BJP has certainly set the already charged-up BJP on fire.
In what could be seen as a setback for Union Petroleum Minister Pradhan, the BJP has removed him as the party’s election in-charge in Madhya Pradesh in the run-up to the 2019 general elections.
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.
In a setback to the BJP ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Odisha visit, thousands of the saffron workers from Dhamnagar assembly constituency in Bhadrak district joined the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) here on Sunday.
Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday slammed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) stating that the saffron party talks a lot, but does little.
In a major jolt to Odisha BJP in Jharsuguda District, at least 30 prominent youth leaders from Brajrajnagar assembly constituency quit the party.
Bhubaneswar: With elections round the corner, all the opposition parties in Odisha are trying to woo the farmers. They are making tall promises without looking into the real issues that are bothering farmers.
It is a well-planned coincidence that Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani was asked to hold a press conference in Bhubaneswar on Rafael deal the same day his Odisha counterpart Naveen Patnaik visited the latter’s home state to address the Odia people residing there.