Politics

Who Will Win Bijepur By-poll?

By Subhransu Panda, Bhubaneswar: Both BJD and BJP claim chances of winning The Bijepur by-election in Odisha is a matter of pride and achievement for both the leading aspirant political parties; BJP and the ruling BJD. Congress is far away from the fight, though there was a chance of retaining its ground in Bijepur. It’s clear that […]

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Panda Meets Union Tourism Min, Urges Funds Under ‘Swadesh Darshan’ Scheme

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi: Odisha Tourism & Culture Minister Sri Ashok Chandra Panda has met Union Tourism Minister Sri Alphons Kannanthanam today in New Delhi and has requested for sanction of funds for development of rural circuit and spiritual circuit in the state, keeping in view infrastructure development in tourism sector. Sri Panda […]


Baijayant Panda Slams Partymen for Hooliganism

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: BJD MP Baijayant Panda slams his own party-men as the strike against petrol price hike went violent today. Numerous instances were there in Bhubaneswar, where BJD workers took law into their hand. Instead of peaceful protest the BJD workers went on attacking public. Even they didn’t spare ambulance and girls. […]


Campus Politics and Wayward Students

By Subhransu Panda: As political parties are more and more involved in student politics the campus became a mock-war ground for both aspiring student politicians and the politicians. Instead of making them lawful and politically-literate, politicians are spreading hate and violence within students for their own benefits. Each year, before union election and post-election the […]


Fuel Price Hike: Protest by BJD in Odisha

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: Odisha’s ruling party Biju Janata Dal (BJD) held a five hour protest across all blocks and district headquarters including state capital today against the rising price of Petrol, Diesel and LPG. The protest called as “Haq Paain Hartal” (Protest for Rights) started at 7 pm in the morning today and it […]


Flyover Collapses: Dharmendra Slams Government

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: Union Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship Sri Dharmendra Pardhan blamed the government and private organisation for the sad incident of flyover-collapse in  Bhubaneswar. He grieved for the incident that claimed a life leaving several people injured. In his twitter handle he said the incident happened due to sub-standard […]


Rajiv Pratap Rudy Resigns

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi: Rajiv Pratap Rudy , Union of Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, resigned from union cabinet late this evening. According to source, more resignations are expected in next 24 hours. Some eight union ministers including Arun Jaitley met BJP president Amit Shah today, fueling the speculation of a possible Cabinet […]


BJD Leader Terms Farmers Suicide in Odisha a Myth

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: Ex MLA Bikram Barma’s anti-farmer slogan surfaces on walls of Bhubaneswar Barma works as the President of Orissa Krushak Manch As farming is becoming risky day by day in Odisha, farmers suicide is becoming a matter of grave concern. Moderate and untimely rainfall, flood, poor fertility, lack of financial support force small farmers to […]


Arun Sahoo Still a Minister on Twitter

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: BJP Odisha Chief Basant Panda can’t spell his constituency No more he is a minister, but his twitter handle says something different. The Nayagarh MLa and ex-minister Dr. Arun Kumar Sahoo’s twitter account @aksahoo_odisha declares him as “Minister of State (Ind.)Panchayati Raj & Law Odisha(2014 to present) .” The Odisha BJP […]


BJD MLAs Take Back Seats

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi: Dearth of seats forced Odisha MLAs to take back row during the Bicentenary Celebration of Paika Bidroha As the nation celebrated 200th year of Paika Rebellion of Odisha, India’s first freedom struggle, the Vigyan Bhawan in Delhi was houseful to witness the grand opening ceremony. Even two other hall were arranged […]