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 […]

Odisha: Stray Dogs Eat Abandoned Baby

Kendrapara: A group of stray dogs was sighted eating a newborn baby dumped on the roadside near a government hospital in Kendrapara district today. The pedestrians spotted the canine species devouring the body beside the road, close to the district headquarters hospital here, and later chased them away. The police, who rushed to the spot, found […]

Talaq Over Phone, Wife Files FIR

Kendrapada:  A 24-year-old Muslim lady from Kendrapada district has filed an FIR against her husband for allegedly divorcing her over the phone by repeating the word “Talaq” thrice. Earlier this year the Supreme Court had declared the practice of triple Talaq unconstitutional. The husband Sk Rija Ahmad is living in Punjab. He had called his wife, Taksima Khatun, and […]

Mahakalapada: Voters Strive for New Face

Bhubaneswar: Atanu Sabyasachi Nayak is losing support of BJD voters While the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) is gaining more public support in Mahakalapada constituency in Kendrapada district, the sitting MLA from the party Atanu Sabyasachi Nayak is at a crossroad. The man who pocketed more than 47% votes during last general election is now […]

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 […]