22 Feb 2019·
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First Poster of ‘Biju Babu’ Released * 30.40 Lakh Farmers Receive KALIA Assistance in Odisha * No One Can Block KALIA: Naveen * KALIA Outweighs BJP, Cong * NNKS Strike No Impact on Preparations for Matric Exam: Mass Education Secy * Odisha to Implement PM-KISAN Scheme * Naveen Dedicates Several Development Projects in Bargarh, Distributes KALIA Assistance * Over 14 Lakh Farmers Get KALIA Assistance in Second Phase * NNKS Strike Gets Tepid Response, Thanks to KALIA * Naveen Keeps His Words, Set to Pledge Rs 2036.68 Crore Projects for Bijepur Today * Bomikhal Flyover Opens to Public * Odisha Govt. Orders Preventive Measures for Tomorrow's Strike * Jharsuguda BJD Banks Upon Collective  Leadership * Yogi Adityanath is a Liar: BJD * Bonanza for Docs in Odisha, Naveen Approves 3 Assured Promotions * Modi's Faulty Eco Policies Spurred Unemployment: BJD * Despite Odisha Govt’s Appeal, Naba Nirman Krushak Sangathan Refuses to Call Off Strike * CM Launches Several Development Projects in Puri * Major Setback to Anil Ambani, Held Guilty of Contempt, to Pay Rs. 453 Crore in 4 Weeks, Else 3 Months Jail * Naveen Calls For Reaffirming Pledge to Uphold Principles on World Day of Social Justice * CM to Dedicate Bomikhal Flyover in Bhubaneswar Today * CM to Visit Puri Today * Tremors Felt in Delhi-NCR Region * NNKS Protest: BJP, Congress Playing with Students’ Future in Odisha, Says BJD * Swasthya Mitras to Help Patients in Private Hospitals

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KALIA Outweighs BJP, Cong

KALIA Outweighs BJP, Cong

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.
Yogi Adityanath is a Liar: BJD

Yogi Adityanath is a Liar: BJD

Ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) today slammed Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath for his baseless allegations against the Odisha Government.
Modi's Faulty Eco Policies Spurred  Unemployment: BJD

Modi's Faulty Eco Policies Spurred Unemployment: BJD

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.
NNKS Protest: BJP, Congress Playing with Students’ Future  in Odisha, Says BJD

NNKS Protest: BJP, Congress Playing with Students’ Future in Odisha, Says BJD

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
Vyapam Link to Haunt Dharmendra Pradhan

Vyapam Link to Haunt Dharmendra Pradhan

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.
Pradhan's  Silence Sounds Louder in Jay Panda’s Money Laundering Row

Pradhan's Silence Sounds Louder in Jay Panda’s Money Laundering Row

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.
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.
BJD Dubs BJP’s Pratisruti Samabesh as Betrayal of People in Odisha

BJD Dubs BJP’s Pratisruti Samabesh as Betrayal of People in Odisha

Odisha’s ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) on Sunday termed the BJP’s much-hyped Pratisruti Samabesh a betrayal of people in the State.
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 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.
Hundreds of BJP Workers from Bhatli, Bhubaneswar North Join BJD

Hundreds of BJP Workers from Bhatli, Bhubaneswar North Join BJD

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.
Odisha Politics: Parties Gear up for Show of Strengthen Today

Odisha Politics: Parties Gear up for Show of Strengthen 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.
Mamata Intensifies Attack on Modi Govt, Releases Letter Claiming BJP Leader Himanta Sarma’s Involvement in Saradha Fund Scam

Mamata Intensifies Attack on Modi Govt, Releases Letter Claiming BJP Leader Himanta Sarma’s Involvement in Saradha Fund Scam

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.
Naveen Hits Out at BJP, Says People Will Decide Who is Burnt Transformers

Naveen Hits Out at BJP, Says People Will Decide Who is Burnt Transformers

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 Janjati Morcha National Convention Kicks off in Puri, Shah to Attend Tomorrow

BJP Janjati Morcha National Convention Kicks off in Puri, Shah to Attend Tomorrow

BJP’s two-day national Janajati Morcha convention has been kicked off at the pilgrimage city of Puri here today.
Dharmendra Pradhan Exposed Himself: BJD

Dharmendra Pradhan Exposed Himself: BJD

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.
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.
Councillor Murder Case: Big Fish Likely in Police Net

Councillor Murder Case: Big Fish Likely in Police Net

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.
Budget Session of Parliament Begins Today

Budget Session of Parliament Begins Today

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.
BJP Using CBI as Political Weapon in Odisha!

BJP Using CBI as Political Weapon in Odisha!

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
Ganjam: Police Slaps Notice to Two BJP Leaders in Laxmidutt Pradhan Murder Case

Ganjam: Police Slaps Notice to Two BJP Leaders in Laxmidutt Pradhan Murder Case

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.
Shah’s Promise of ‘New Odisha’ an Attempt to Enthuse Party Workers: BJD

Shah’s Promise of ‘New Odisha’ an Attempt to Enthuse Party Workers: BJD

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.
Odisha Politics: Shah’s 'Mission 120' Now Lies in Tatters!

Odisha Politics: Shah’s 'Mission 120' Now Lies in Tatters!

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
Setback to BJP in Jajpur as Several Leaders Quit Party to Join BJD

Setback to BJP in Jajpur as Several Leaders Quit Party to Join BJD

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).
Odisha Politics: Congress, BJP Crisis of Credible 147 Candidates to Lock Horn with BJD

Odisha Politics: Congress, BJP Crisis of Credible 147 Candidates to Lock Horn with 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
BJP Not Retaining Power in 2019 Elections – Read Why?

BJP Not Retaining Power in 2019 Elections – Read Why?

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
Amit Shah to Visit Odisha on 29 Jan

Amit Shah to Visit Odisha on 29 Jan

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah will visit Odisha on 29 January to address a public rally in Cuttack.
Dharmendra Pradhan Involved in Corruption, Alleges BJD Leader

Dharmendra Pradhan Involved in Corruption, Alleges BJD Leader

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 at Odisha BJP’s Mishrana Parva!

Chaos at Odisha BJP’s Mishrana Parva!

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.
Several Congress, BJP Workers Join BJD in Koraput District

Several Congress, BJP Workers Join BJD in Koraput District

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.
We are a Regional Party and Committed to Odisha: BJD on United Opposition Rally

We are a Regional Party and Committed to Odisha: BJD on United Opposition Rally

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.
'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
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).
BJP Workers Stage Protest Against Dharmendra Pradhan

BJP Workers Stage Protest Against Dharmendra Pradhan

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
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 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.
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?
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.
BJP, Congress Workers from Umerkote Join BJD

BJP, Congress Workers from Umerkote Join BJD

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.
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
Odisha Politics: Poster War within State BJP!

Odisha Politics: Poster War within State BJP!

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.
MP Debacle: Pradhan Axed

MP Debacle: Pradhan Axed

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.
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.
Thousands of BJP, Congress Workers in Dhamnagar Join BJD

Thousands of BJP, Congress Workers in Dhamnagar Join BJD

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.
BJP Talks Much, Does Little: Naveen

BJP Talks Much, Does Little: Naveen

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.
Jharsuguda: 30 Youth BJP Leaders in Brajrajnagar Quit Party

Jharsuguda: 30 Youth BJP Leaders in Brajrajnagar Quit Party

In a major jolt to Odisha BJP in Jharsuguda District, at least 30 prominent youth leaders from Brajrajnagar assembly constituency quit the party.
BJD’s Pro-Farmer Policy Makes Opposition Sleepless

BJD’s Pro-Farmer Policy Makes Opposition Sleepless

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.
Rupani's Secret Visit to Odisha: Was It Worth the Airfare?

Rupani's Secret Visit to Odisha: Was It Worth the Airfare?

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.
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