Baijayant Panda

Kendrapara: Prestige Battle for BJD And Baijayant

Bhubaneswar: Once known as a close confidant of CM and Biju Janata Dal (BJD) supremo Naveen Patnaik, high profile former BJD leader Baijayant Panda faces the toughest battle of his political career during the ongoing elections. Now he has turned out to be the enemy number one for the ruling regional party. As Baijayant is seeking […]


Baijayant Appointed BJP’s National VP and Spokesperson

Bhuabneswar: Keeping in view the General Elections ahead Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) today appointed Baijayant Panda as the party’s national vice president and spokesperson. Earlier this week the former BJD leader and former Kendrapada MP joined BJP. BJP president Amit Shah gave this decision to entrust Jay Panda with an important organisational responsibility signals the […]


Odisha Janata Dal: A New Party in Making?

Bhubaneswar: As the 2019 general election is nearing, new political equations are heating up the state. All political parties in Odisha are trying hard to strengthen their team by incorporating new agendas and features. They are trying to boost their strength by importing leaders from other political parties and intellectuals from different walks of life, mostly […]


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 […]


DGCA Report on Baijayant’s Helicopter Incomplete: Puri SP

Puri: The report of Director General Civil Aviation (DGCA) on former Kendrapara MP Baijayant Panda’s helicopter is incomplete said Puri SP Sarthak Sarangi. Sarangi said that the police will not release the IMFA helicopter as the DGCA in its report has not mentioned anything about the exact altitude at which the helicopter was flying over Chilika […]


Baijayant Panda Gets Clean Chit from DGCA

Bhubaneswar: The Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has given clean chit to Baijayant Panda dismissing the charges of dangerously flying chopper over Chilika Lake. DGCA wrote a letter to the director of Bhubaneswar airport regarding this. The letter said that there was no violation of rules and regulations by jay Panda. After conducting a detailed investigation into the incident, […]


Seaplane on Chilika: Police Seize Baijayant’s Copter

Bhubaneswar: Puri Police on Monday seized IMFA’s helicopter flown by former Kendrapara MP Baijayant Panda for allegedly violating flight rules and entering the no flying eco-sensitive zone of Chilika lagoon on September 15. However, Baijayant termed the action a vindictive attempt by the ‘third floor’ of the State secretariat to curtail his movement across the State. Panda took to […]


Baijayant Panda Quits BJD

Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar, May 28, 2018: MP Baijayant Panda, an articulate and prominent face of the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) in Odisha, quits the party amidst growing rift with CM Naveen Patnaik. Known as Jay Panda, he is a member of the lower house from Kendrapada Lok Sabha Constituency that was once late Biju Patnaik‘s […]


Niranjan Patnaik Goes Beyond Politics

Bhubaneswar, May 23, 2018: Since yesterday social media has been flooded with dismal comments as CM Naveen Patnaik skipped a visit to late Bansidhar Panda‘s home before the later’s last rites. One of the pioneering figure of Industrial revolution in Odisha, late Bansidhar Panda was very close to Biju Patnaik, legendary Odia leader and father of […]


Noted Industrialist Bansidhar Panda No More

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar, May 22, 2018: He is considered as the torchbearer of modern industrial transformation in Odisha. The illustrious entrepreneur and founder and director of Indian Metals & Ferro Alloys Ltd (IMFA) Bansidhar Panda left for his heavenly abode at his Bhubaneswar residence today . Bansidhar Panda (1931-2018) was instrumental in setting up industries that contributed to Odisha’s development in […]