Politics

Bolangir Bypass Road Project Approved by Centre

Bhubaneswar: Bolangir bypass road proposal was approved by central government. Road Transport & Highways Ministry has given nod to this project. Today Union Road Transport & Highways minister Nitin Gadkari sent a letter to Odia leader and Union Petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan informing about the approval for Bolangir bypass. According to the letter, an estimated cost of Rs 190 crore will […]

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Niranjan Visits Puri Seer, Seeks Blessings

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Pradesh Congress president and former minister Niranjan Patnaik met Puri Govardhan Peeth head Jagadguru Shankaracharya Swami Nischalanand Saraswati here today afternoon. Patnaik spent about an hour listening Puri seer. Shankaracharya discussed various topics ranging from politics to social issues with Niranjan Patnaik. Patnaik sought blessings from the Hindu supreme Guru. Shankaracharya offered Prasad. He also […]


Naveen Writes to Modi on Renaming Jharsuguda Airport

Bhubaneswar: Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik today wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi urging to issue a notification naming the Jharsuguda Airport as ‘Veer Surendra Sai’ Airport. He also urged the prime minister to instruct Air India for an operation of flight from Bhubaneswar to New Delhi via Jharsuguda. “I would request that Union Government may immediately […]


Congress MLA Krushna Sagaria to Quit Odisha Assembly

Bhubaneswar: Congress MLA Krushna Chandra Sagaria has decided to resign from Odisha Legislative Assembly citing failure to provide justice to Kunduli gang rape victim. The Koraput MLA Sagaria called a press conference today to announce his decision. He will hand over his resignation to the Assembly Speaker Pradip Kumar Amat in November first week. Addressing the media […]



Clean Chit To Baijayant: Two Helicopters Unsealed

Bhubaneswar: A team of Puri Police today unsealed the IMFA hangar inside the Bhubaneswar airport after 42 days. However they sealed one of three choppers parked inside the hangar. The Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has given clean chit to Baijayant Panda dismissing the charges of dangerously flying chopper over Chilika Lake. After the DGCA clean chit police released two […]


BJP to Waive off Agri-Loan in Odisha if Comes to Power: Dharmendra

Bhubaneswar: Union petroleum minister and senior BJP leader Dharmendra Pradhan announced that all agriculture loans would be waived in Odisha if his party gets voted in the state in 2019 Assembly polls. Yesterday Pradhan was speaking at a party meeting in Basudebpur Constituency in Bhadrak district. Addressing the public Dharmendra Pradhan said, The BJD government in Odisha has failed […]


Republic Day: Trump Declines India’s Invite

New Delhi: Donald Trump, president of the United States of America, has reportedly declined India’s invite to be the chief guest for the annual Indian Republic Day parade held in New Delhi.  The denial being sent in the form of a letter where Trump allegedly cites ‘domestic commitments’ on the same day as the reason for […]


Odisha Govt Shows Undue Favours to Vedanta: Dama

Bhubaneswar: Former Minister and senior leader Damodar Rout accused Odisha Government of showing undue favours to Vedanta Limited. Bauxite is being provided to Vedanta at much lower price than the actual rate fixed by the Union Government, alleged Dama. Damodar Rout said, Odisha government has allowed the owner of Vedanta, Anil Agarwal to plunder natural resources by taking […]


Chit Fund Heroes Run Odisha Govt: Dharmendra

Bhadrak: Union minister and senior BJP leader Dharmedra Pradhan embarked on a mega roadshow in Basudebpur constituency of Bhadrak district amidst thousands of supporters today. Dharmendra slammed Odisha Government for its failure in providing basic needs to the people. He alleged that Odisha has a unfit, lier and corrupt government. Addressing the huge gathering Dharmendra Pradhan said, Chit […]