Dharmendra Pradhan chairs Sessions at 22nd World Petroleum Congress, Istanbul

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi: Flags importance of “Responsible Price” for crude oil; Highlights importance of producers to understand perspective of consumers and demand centres;  Shri Pradhan held bilateral talks with Turkish Energy Minister; discussed issues of bilateral energy cooperation including in renewable energy Minister also launches event on Hydrocarbon Exploration & Licensing Policy (HELP) as […]

BJP-BJD Turf War Intensified

By Subhransu Panda, Bhubaneswar: Asian Games and the Dhamra Project are evidence of spat between BJP, BJD Skipping Asian Games Dharmendra was accompanying party Prez Skipping Dhamra event Naveen was enjoying Asian Athletics Games People of Odisha used to smell a secret honeymoon between India’s ruling party Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Odisha’s ruling party Biju Janata Dal […]

Bhadrak: Tale of Two Leaders

By Subhransu Panda, Bhubaneswar: It was Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, who visited Bhadrak three months ago, at the time when this coastal district of Odisha was devastated with communal riots. And yesterday Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, touted as the CM aspirant from BJP, laid the foundation of Biggest energy project as well as the first LNG […]

“BJP will Form Government in Odisha in 2019”

By Odisha Story Bureau, Brahmapur: BJP President Amit Shah, who is on a three-day tour of the Odisha, said his party will form the government in the state with a two-thirds majority in the 2019 assembly elections. The BJP president, who started his Odisha mission from Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s home district, said Odisha is lagging […]

Amit Shah’s Date With Dalits in Odisha

By Odisha Story Bureau, Brahmapur: As part of BJP’s Dalit outreach programme, party chief Amit Shah along with Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan and other party colleges took lunch with a Dalit family today at Hugulapata village, Ganjam district in Odisha. Shah, who reached the state on Monday night for a three-day visit aimed at reviving the party’s […]

BJP Chief Amit Shah to Visit Odisha Today

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: Shah will attend party workers’ meetings in Ganjam, Jajpur and Khurda districts With BJP focusing on expanding its base in Odisha ahead of the 2019 general elections, party chief Amit Shah is set to commence a three-day tour of the state from tomorrow. Odisha BJP president Basant Panda said, The […]

US Lawmaker Wants America to Unfriend Pakistan

Washington/New Delhi: Days before Modi-Trump meet, a key American lawmaker is sponsoring legislation to downgrade Pakistan’s status as a major U.S. ally and limit its access to American-made weapons, just as President Donald Trump intends to take a harder line toward Islamabad. Texas Republican Rep. Ted Poe has proposed a bill that would take away Pakistan’s […]

Modi-Trump Meet: Terrorism Elimination Top-most Priority

Washington/New Delhi: Meeting between leaders of world’s largest and oldest democracies Hizbul Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin declared a Specially Designated Global Terrorist At their first ever meeting today, Indian PM Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump struck a common note on terrorism, saying eliminating it is among the top-most priorities for the two nations. At the […]

Ratha Jatra Wishes from Our Politicians

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: Indian politicians flooded social media with Ratha Jatra wishes yesterday, as the world celebrated the grand chariot festival of the lord of the universe. It was an opportunity for celebrated politicians to woo twitteratis and to win religious emotion of the general public. Narendra Modi, Prime Minister, India Even during his busy […]