Politics

Niranjan Welcomes Modi With 6 Questions

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar, May 23, 2018: Niranjan Patnaik Asks 6 questions to Modi Urges PM to answer on Mahanadi issue As the Union government celebrates its fourth anniversary, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is joining a mega show in Cuttack on 26th of this month. Newly appointed Odisha Congress President and former minister Niranjan Patnaik welcomed Modi […]

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Niranjan Patnaik Goes Beyond Politics

Bhubaneswar, May 23, 2018: Since yesterday social media has been flooded with dismal comments as CM Naveen Patnaik skipped a visit to late Bansidhar Panda‘s home before the later’s last rites. One of the pioneering figure of Industrial revolution in Odisha, late Bansidhar Panda was very close to Biju Patnaik, legendary Odia leader and father of […]


Former Mumbai Top Cop Appointed EC Of Odisha Youth Welfare Board

Bhubaneswar, May 8: Newly joined Biju Janata Dal (BJD) member and former Mumbai Police Commissioner Arup Patnaik has been appointed as the executive chairman of Odisha Youth Welfare Board. His appointment was approved by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today. Arup Patnaik had joined the BJD on April 18. He will look after the Odisha Government‘s new […]


Niranjan Appointed as Odisha Congress Head for a Second Term

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar, April 19, 2018: All India Congress Committee (AICC) appointed senior party leader Niranjan Patnaik as its new Odisha chief today. Current MLAs Naba Das and Chiranjiv Biswal and former parliamentarian Pradeep Majhi were also appointed as working president of Pradesh Congress Committee, Odisha (OPCC). Former minister and party president Niranjan Patnaik replaced Prasad […]


Khandapada: Congress Can Resurge in 2019

By Subhransu Panda, Bhubaneswar: Someone may call me mad reading the title of this write-up. It’s obvious. After going through this, you may or may not withstand my observation. But you can’t ignore the idea. At the time, when congress biggies in Odisha are leaving the party one after another, I can see hope for […]


BJD protests fuel price hike in Odisha

Bhubaneswar, April 7, 2018: The ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) staged demonstrations at various petrol pumps across state today protesting against the hike in prices of petrol and diesel. Activists of the Biju Yuva Janata Dal (BYJD) and the Biju Chhatra Janata Dal (BCJD) have staged peaceful demonstrations till 12 am. The price of petrol has been […]


2019: Changing Political Narratives in Nayagarh

By Subhransu Panda, Bhubaneswar: On one hand, the 3 time BJD MLA from Nayagarh Arun Kumar Sahoo is trying hard to hold his fort in next election. On other hand, sitting MP from Kandhamal, queen Pratyusha Rajeswari Singh, the successor of erstwhile rulers of Nayagarh is also putting all efforts to make a comeback to […]


BJD Registers Massive Victory in Attabira and Hindol NAC

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar:  The ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) has come victorious in the Notified Area Council (NAC) Elections held in Dhenkanal’s Hindol and Bargarh’s Attabira. While BJD  clean-sweeped the Attabira NAC polls by winning all the 12 wards, it won 13 out of 16 wards in Hindol. BJP won in one ward and independent candidates were […]


Sahitya Akademi: Who Canvasses Against Pratibha Ray?

By Odisha Story Bureau,  Bhubaneswar: Pratibha Ray lost to Kambar in Presidential Battle in Akademi Suspicious Odia Authors behind the backlash to Pratibha Ray According to a news report Pratibha Ray was BJP’s nomination No doubt, noted Kannada writer and Jnanpith recipient Chandrashekara Kambara is one of the better choices for the post of the president of Sahitya […]


Dharmendra Launches ‘Building New Odisha’ Campaign

Chandrabhaga: Union Petroleum and Skill Development Minister Dharmendra Pradhan launched the ‘Nua Odisha Nirmana Abhijan’ also known as Building New Odisha Campaign on the auspicious occasion of Utkal Dibasa at Chandrabhaga sea beach near Konark in Puri today in an event organised by Prachi Trust. Attending the ceremony Shri Pradhan said, Apart from feeling proud for the glorious […]