February 2018

Big Jolt to BJP in Bypolls

By Subhransu Panda, Bhubaneswar: BJD wins in Odisha, Congress in Madhya Pradesh Last month BJP lost to Congress and TMC in Rajasthan and WB As BJP came a distant second to Biju Janata Dal (BJD) in Bijepur assembly seat in Odisha, the state BJP leaders found excuses for the big defeat. Some are alleging misuse of power, administration and police […]

President Kovind to Inaugurate Anand Bhawan in March

  Bhubaneswar: President Ram Nath Kovind will come Odisha in late March to inaugurate Anand Bhawan Museum and Learning Centre, the erstwhile residence of former chief minister and legendary leader Biju Patnaik. The Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik paid a courtesy visit to the Raisina Hill in New Delhi on Saturday. Today he said that the Prez will come Odisha on […]

Air Odisha Starts Operation in Gujarat

By Odisha Story Bureau, Ahmedabad: PM Modi launched Ahmedabad-Diu flight  Adani Kin acquired 60% stake in Air Odisha The sole chartered airline of Odisha and one of the non scheduled airlines of India, Bhubaneswar based company Air Odisha started its operation in Gujarat. Currently it is being operated in 4 cities, i.e. Ahmedabad, Diu, Jamnagar and Mundra. On 24th February 2018, PM […]

Soon Excise Police Stations Across Odisha

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: Odisha government has decided to set up excise police stations across the state to intensify enforcement activities. Excise Minister Sashi Bhushan Behera declared the governments decision yesterday (26th February 2018). During the 48th State Excise Sports Meet, Minister said, Excise PSs will be established in all the districts. The government has already […]

BJD Eyes Political Stake in Major Media Houses

By Subhransu Panda, Bhubaneswar: 2018 may witness number of journalists entering politics in Odisha BJD to use two big media houses by offering them political benefits Favourable political winds are blowing for editor and former MP Soumya Ranjan Patnaik to start a new journey. Soumya Ranjan Patnaik, one of the leading figures in Odisha media, seems to be […]

PadGovernment: Free Sanitary Napkins for School Girls in Odisha

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: CM Naveen Patnaik announced project KHUSHI Health Minister Pratap Jena briefed the scheme 17 Lakh school girls will be benefited  Though the clean-imaged Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik was termed as Badman by his opponents last week during the Bijepur by-poll, he proved himself Padman. Today he announced a new scheme ‘Khushi’ […]

PM Modi Visits Aurobindo Ashram in Puducherry

By Odisha Story Bureau, Puducherry: On his maiden visit to the southern union territory  Puducherry, Prime Minister Narendra Modi went to Sri Aurobindo Ashram here today morning. He was greeted by celebrated author professor Manoj Das in the Ashram. Later he paid homage to its founder spiritual leader Sri Aurobindo. He interacted with the pupils of […]

Bijepur Votes Peacefully, 81% Turnout

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bijepur: Amid heightened security, bypoll in Bijepur Assembly seat in Odisha passed off incident-free today. Presiding officer from booth no.193 was suspended as he was allegedly influencing voters to press buttons for candidate from a particular party. Though the official polling turnout is not declared yet, according to sources about 81 percent of the voters cast their […]