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Odisha Janata Dal: A New Party in Making?

Bhubaneswar: As the 2019 general election is nearing, new political equations are heating up the state. All political parties in Odisha are trying hard to strengthen their team by incorporating new agendas and features. They are trying to boost their strength by importing leaders from other political parties and intellectuals from different walks of life, mostly […]

30 Fascinating Facts About Biju Patnaik

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: As Odisha celebrates 102nd birth anniversary of legendary figure, freedom fighter and brave man Biju Patnaik, here are 30 little known facts about the visionary leader. Biju Patnaik was born on March 5, 1916 in Cuttack. Biju Patnaik’s parental home belongs to G.Nuagan, Bellaguntha, Ganjam district. Biju Patnaik’s mother Ashalata Devi was […]

Amit Shah’s Date With Dalits in Odisha

By Odisha Story Bureau, Brahmapur: As part of BJP’s Dalit outreach programme, party chief Amit Shah along with Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan and other party colleges took lunch with a Dalit family today at Hugulapata village, Ganjam district in Odisha. Shah, who reached the state on Monday night for a three-day visit aimed at reviving the party’s […]

Naveen Announces Rs 500 Crore Plan For Puri To Develop It As World Heritage City

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday announced a Rs 500 crore mega plan to develop Puri into a World Heritage City. Significantly, the announcement came after the Puri administration carried out a massive demolition exercise around the boundary wall of Jagannath temple to free the premises from encroachment. The four-day demolition drive, which removed […]

Rajya Sabha: BJD Supports Triple Talaq Bill

Bhubaneswar: Biju Janata Dal (BJD) supported the Triple Talaq Bill tabled in the Rajya Sabha today for consideration and passage in the Upper House. While speaking to media party MP Prasanna Acharya had earlier confirmed about the party’s support to the contentious bill. The bill, which criminalizes instant divorce by Muslim men and seeks jail […]

Patkura Polls: Voting Begins

Kendrapara: The voting for election to Patkura Assembly Constituency began amidst tight security at all the polling stations in Kendrapara district today. The voters were seen standing in long queues at the polling booths in the morning. The polling was delayed at booth number 218 due to technical glitches. Even, the EVM glitches were reported […]