Politics

Mughalsarai Junction Renamed, Opposition Protests

Mughalsarai: The Mughalsarai Junction in Uttar Pradesh has been renamed today as Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Junction. Minutes after this move, scores of Samajwadi Party and Congress workers came on the roads of Mughalsarai and staged massive demonstration against the renaming today afternoon. A group of SP workers had gathered at their local unit office near Shastri Park on station road of […]


Ruben Banerjee’s Naveen Patnaik Released

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s biography encompassing his over two decades of political life was unveiled here today. The book, titled “Naveen Patnaik” and penned by Editor of Outlook Ruben Banerjee, was released by former Odisha DGP Amiya Bhushan Tripathy at a function here. Regarding Patnaik’s journey in Odisha’s political turf, author Banerjee said Naveen Patnaik became a success despite having spent many years outside the […]


Gurupriya Setu: Odisha Submits Expenditure Details to Centre

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government today submitted the details of expenditure incurred during construction of the Gurupriya bridge to the Centre. Other important information related to the project were also submitted to the Centre by the State Works Department. The Union Home Ministry had sought a reply from the Odisha government regarding the bridge on the […]


Samruddha Odisha’s Prabeer Mohanty and Intellectuals Join BJD

Bhubaneswar: As many as 32 noted persons, including other party leaders, former bureaucrats, filmmakers, authors, retired bankers and intellectuals, joined the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) at the Naveen Niwas yesterday. Political outfit Samruddha Odisha’s General Secretary and poet Prabeer Mohanty, retired bureaucrat and former Rotary governor Rabi Narayan Nanda, former Special Secretary Bibhu Prasad Mishra, former Additional Secretary […]


500 BJP, Congress Supporters from Gajapati Join BJD

Bhubaneswar: More than 500 leaders and workers came under leadership of BJD Gajapati distirct president Pradeep Nayak were welcomed to the party by party supremo and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. Naveen said, I am happy that elected representative of Mohana and their supporters joined the BJD. Their joining will strengthen the party in Mohana and […]


BJD Regime a Lollipop Government: BJP

Bhubaneswar: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) yesterday termed the Odisha’s Biju Janata Dal (BJD) government a “lollipop” government. BJP’s state-in-charge Arun Singh said, The state government is a lollipop government. It has failed to create job opportunities during its 19-year rule and youths are roaming unemployed. The state government is giving lollipops to the youths through Biju […]


Trump’s 2020 Campaign Flag made in China !

USA President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign denied yesterday that it is using Chinese manufacturers to produce campaign flags, despite recent viral images that suggest otherwise. Reuters reported this week that Jiahao Flag Co Ltd, a company located in eastern China, has been turning out tens of thousands of red, white and blue “Trump 2020 Keep […]


Tibet Inseparable Part of China: Li Keqiang

Tibet is an inseparable part of China’s “sacred” territory, and religious figures should promote national unity and ethnic harmony, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has said during a rare visit to a region that is a focus for international rights concerns. Chinese troops marched into Tibet in 1950 in what China officially terms a peaceful liberation, […]


Dharmendra Pradhan Welcomes Decision to Set up Odia University

Bhubaneswar: A day after the Heritage Cabinet decided to establish an Odia Language University at Satyabadi in Puri, Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today welcomed the decision. ରାଜ୍ୟ ସରକାରଙ୍କ ଐତିହ୍ୟ କ୍ୟାବିନେଟର ବୈଠକରେ ସତ୍ୟବାଦୀ ଠାରେ ଓଡିଆ ବିଶ୍ୱବିଦ୍ୟାଳୟ ପ୍ରତିଷ୍ଠା ପାଇଁ ନିର୍ଣ୍ଣୟ ନିଶ୍ଚିତ ଭାବେ ସ୍ୱାଗତଯୋଗ୍ୟ । — Dharmendra Pradhan (@dpradhanbjp) July 28, 2018 However Pradhan described State Government’s this move ‘much-delayed.’ […]


Biju Pucca Ghar Yojana an Eyewash: Dharmendra

Bhubaneswar: Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan termed the claims of Odisha government on success of rural housing schemes as an eyewash. In a letter to Narendra Singh Tomar, Union Minister of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj, today Pradhan sought a high-level enquiry team from the centre to probe into the actual number of units constructed […]