Mahakalapada: Voters Strive for New Face

Bhubaneswar: Atanu Sabyasachi Nayak is losing support of BJD voters While the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) is gaining more public support in Mahakalapada constituency in Kendrapada district, the sitting MLA from the party Atanu Sabyasachi Nayak is at a crossroad. The man who pocketed more than 47% votes during last general election is now […]

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Seven New RS Members Including Sonal Mansingh and Raghunath Mohapatra Take Oath

New Delhi: Odisha’s classical dancer Sonal Mansingh and sculptor Raghunath Mohapatra took oath as Rajya Sabha member today. Along with them, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh ideologue Rakesh Sinha, former BJP lawmaker Ram Shakal took affirmation of allegiance to the Constitution on the opening day of the Monsoon Session of Parliament today. Last week President of India […]

Rath Jatra Coordination Committee Final Meeting Concludes

Puri: The fourth and final Rath Jatra Coordination Committee meeting concluded today under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik here. CM also reviewed various ongoing development works and law and order for the grand festival. Odisha police DG Rajendra Prasad Sharma, who was also present at the meeting, said that 140 platoons of police force will be deployed for Rath Jatra. Besides, […]

Tomatoes Hurled at Naveen Patnaik’s Vehicle in Puri

Puri: Congress activists hurled tomatoes at Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s vehicle today, while CM was on his way to attend the final meeting of Rath Yatra coordination committee in Puri. The Congress workers pelted tomatoes at the vehicle near the RTO office here while CM’s carcade was passing through Chakratirtha Road. They also waved black flags at the Chief Minister. Though policemen were […]

1975 Emergency Derailed Indian Democracy: Odisha Governor

Bhubaneswar, June 25, 2018: June 25 1975 is remembered for the collapse of democratic institutions and suspension of right to freedom of citizens along with other civil rights and liberties and imposition of press censorship for indefinite period with the formal proclamation of Emergency in the country. The then Prime Minister Mrs. Indira Gandhi misguided […]

BJP Files FIR Against Odisha Chief Minister

Bhubaneswar, June 20, 2018: Ministers Pratap Jena and Sashi Bhusan Behera were made parties Odisha Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) filed FIR against Chief Minister naveen Patnaik before the ADG vigilance yesterday over Jagannath Temple Fund misappropriation. Law Minister Pratap Jena and Finance Minister Sashi Bhusan Behera were also made parties in this case. A delegation […]

BJP-PDP Honeymoon Ends

New Delhi, June 19, 2018: Mehbooba Mufti resigns as Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti resigned as CM today after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) pulled out of the alliance government in Jammu & Kashmir with her People’s Democratic Party (BJP). She submitted her resignation to the Governor. Possiblylly this step may push the state towards Governor’s rule. BJP alleged, PDP has failed […]