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 […]

Union Minister Plots Against Medical College: Pratap Jena

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: Health and Family Welfare minister Pratap Jena blamed political influence over new medical colleges in Odisha. Though he didn’t utter any name, he hinted ill intention of an union minister trying to stop new medical colleges in Bolangir and Balasore. He said, the name of the politicians would be revealed […]

Chandrasekhar Sahu to Join BJD on 4th April

By Odisha Story Bureau, Berhampur: A number of senior Congress leaders including former union minister Chandrasekhar Sahu from Ganjam district are expected to join the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) along with their followers. Chandrasekhar Sahu, AICC member Bikram Panda, District Congress President Bhagwan Gantayat, General Secretary Durga Panda, Lok Sabha Youth Congress President Ajit […]

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Speculation About Change in BJP Leadership False: Pratap

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: As speculation spread in social media about leadership change in Odisha BJP unit, senior party leader Pratap Chandra Sarangi denied it. Pratap had been to Delhi recently to meet senior party leaders including national president Amit Shah. Even Pratap’s close aids revealed that Shah hinted him of giving big responsibility in party […]

After Mumbai, Farmers in Odisha Stage Protest

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: Farmers united under the banner of Navnirman Krushak Sangathan (NKS) demanding MSP and Pension After Mumbai, it was the turn of the Odisha assembly to face protests by farmers as thousands of them launched a dharna from yesterday. The farmers are demanding a hike in the minimum support price (MSP) of paddy […]

Dharmendra Pradhan Files Nomination for RS from MP

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: Senior BJP leader and Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan filed his nomination for the biennial Rajya Sabha elections from Madhya Pradesh today. It was the last date for nomination today. Earlier, Pradhan was elected to the upper house from Bihar. He is the first Odia leader to file his nomination for RS from […]

Mahanadi Tribunal Takes Shape

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: Government of India finally formed a three-member Mahanadi Water Disputes Tribunal today to solve the ongoing water dispute between Odisha and Chhattisgarh. Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation issued a notification in this regard which said the tribunal will be formed under Inter-State River Water Disputes (ISRWD) Act, 1956. The Notification […]

Naveen Thanks Bijepur

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik visits Bijepur constituency after his party’s victory in recently concluded by election. He thanked voters of Bijepur for their trust in his government during the ‘Bijepur Juhar’. Naveen laid foundation stone of 20 projects during the programme at Barpali in Bargarh district. Thanking people of Bijepur constituency, Naveen said, Will definitely keep […]