Politics

Congress Rising: BJP Castles Fall Down

New Delhi: Though counting for assembly elections in five  states are yet to be completed officially, the trends are clearly indicating a major setback for BJP. The counting in Rajasthan, Chhatishgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Telengana and Manipur were completed. Congress played well and gained complete majority in BJP-led states like Rajasthan, and Chhatishgarh. In MP also […]


Anubhav Patnaik Speaks at PRS Conference 2018

New Delhi: Young Odia legislator Anubhav Patnaik joined PRS Conference 2018 as a panelist here. He spoke on ‘Building Effective Legislature’ yesterday afternoon. Speaking at the conference, Patnaik stressed on his difficulties to meet expectations of constituents as a first time MLA. He spoke about his initiatives that helped him balance the difficulties with his constitutional mandate. The […]


BJD Jealous of Dharmendra’s Work: Odisha BJP

Bhubaneswar: Ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) is jealous with Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan‘s development initiatives in Odisha, accused Bharatiya Janata Paty (BJP). The statement came as BJD alleged that Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana was a failure in the state. The Biju Mahila Janata Dal (BMJD), women wing of the ruling BJD yesterday termed the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala […]


BJP Seeks Governor’s Intervention in Shelter Homes Case

Bhubaneswar: State BJP demanded Governor’s intervention in Belatikiri shelter home abuse case. A high level women delegation of Odisha BJP called on Governor Prof. Ganeshi Lal at Raj Bhawan and sought latter’s intervention into the child abuse issues in various shelter homes run by Good News India. BJP alleged that all shelter homes in the […]


Ganeswar Behera Replaces Srikant Jena as PCC Poll Manifesto Panel Head

Bhubaneswar: Ahead of the 2019 polls, former Union Minister Srikant Jena was dropped from the post of chairman of the Election Manifesto Committee of the Odisha Congress on Thursday. Jena was replaced in this post by Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) vice-president Ganeswar Behera. Besides, Bismaya Mahapatra was appointed as the convenor of the panel. Besides, Leader […]


Prakash Raj Calls Modi a Habitual Liar

Bhubaneswar: National award-winning actor-filmmaker Prakash Raj termed PM Narendra Modi a ‘habitual liar’ here in a meeting yesterday afternoon. He also attacked Modi dubbing him as an expert in making U-turns. Speaking here at an event titled ‘Save India-Save Constitution’ organised by the Jan Chetana Manch, acclaimed actor-turned-activist Prakash  said that Modiwas a Non-resident Indian. Modi […]


BJP Delegates Meet Odisha EC Over Booth Rigging Issue

Bhubaneswar: Zilla Parisad by-election was held today in zone no. 32 of Mayurbhanj district. BJP accused that BJD captured at least 10 booths out of 82 in that zone. A BJP delegation headed by party state vice president Samir Mohanty called on state election commission of Odisha today afternoon. In a written complaint BJP demanded […]


BJP Women Cell to Protest in All District HQ Tomorrow

Bhubaneswar: BJP Mahila Moracha decided to demonstrate in all district headquarters in the state in protest of sexual harassment cases in children shelter homes. BJP accused BJD led state government of encouraging sexual abuse, girls trafficking and religious conversion in shelter homes. In a press meet BJP Mahila Morcha state president Pravati Parida said that […]


BJYM to Gherao EE and SDO Offices in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: BJP’s youth wing BJYM decided to gherao all Executive Engineer offices and SDO Offices in the state from 10th to 20th December. To stop the PC system in the state and to get unemployed youth jobs, BJYM will demonstrate in front of EE and SDO offices. Today union minister Dharmendra Pradhan addressed BJYM’s New […]


BJP Women Cell Asks Naveen to Ensure 33% Female Space in BJD

Bhubaneswar: As Odisha CM Naveen Patniak wrote letter to PM demanding 33% reservation for women in Assembly and Parliament, BJP Mahila Morcha members today asked Patnaik to first amend Biju Janata Dal (BJD) constitution. BJP Mahila Morcha state president Pravati parida said, Naveen Patnaik should first amend BJD constitution and ensure 33 percent for women […]