Politics

Odisha CM First To Announce 33% Seats For Women In Election 2019

Bhubaneswar: Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik, is the first who announced 33% seat reservation for women in the election of 2019. This announcement was done yesterday by the BJD Spremeo himself while addressing a crowd of more than a lakh people in Kendrapara—his father’s old constituency. Patnaik’s party won 20 of 21 Odisha Lok Sabha constituencies […]


8 Cinemas Set To Influence 2019 General Elections

Bhubaneswar:  India is gearing up to witness 2019 general elections. Here are few socio-political movies that may influence voters and change political views. We are presenting 8 movies from different indian languages out of which 7 cinemas are biopics. The Accidental Prime Minister Though The Indian National Congress alleged distortion of facts, The Accidental Prime Minister […]


KCR Sworn In As CM For Second Term

Hyderabad: Kalvakuntla Chandrasekhar Rao (KCR) of Telengana Rashtriya Samiti sworn as Chief Minister for the second term today. Governor ESL Narshimha conducted the oath ceremony at Raj Bhawan. Shri Mohd Mahmud Ali, was also sworn in as another cabinet minister. The swearing ceremony was held according to the time decided by the head priest Lakhshminarasimha. […]


Raj Bhavan: Parking Place for Castaways of Political Parties

By Anil Dhir (This article was first written in early 2014, just before the big change in the governors happened) The Constitution of India mandates that any Indian citizen over 35 can be made a Governor. Article 163 of the Constitution further says that “there shall be a Council of Ministers with the Chief Minister […]


May 29: A Coup That Was Not

Subhransu Panda Bhubaneswar, May 29, 2018: I would have become CM in 2009 itself when over 85 MLAs were with me, once said late Pyari Mohan Mohapatra after being ousted from Biju Janata Dal (BJD) for allegedly plotting a coup coup to dislodge Naveen Patnaik as CM. However later Mohapatra, once Naveen’s confidant, regretted his relationship with BJD […]


Sonia Sees Congress Resurging in 2019

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: ‘Acche Din’ will soon be ‘India Shining’ Sonia Gandhi calls for alliance against BJP At the India Today Conclave 2018 in Mumbai Congress parliamentary party (CPP) chief and former party supremo Sonia Gandhi said, Congress wouldn’t let BJP come back to power in 2019. Congress will come back to power […]


Pratap Jena, BJD’s Buccaneer?

By Subhransu Panda, Bhubaneswar: Once Biju Patnaik was called as ‘The Buccaneer of India’ by the then Prime Minister Jawahar Lal Nehru for the former’s adventurous achievements in favour of nation and democracy. There were many instances where Biju Patnaik stepped ahead in the time of need and traveled risked paths. One can consider the current […]


Achyuta Samanta Joins BJD

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: In a surprising revelation KIIT and KISS founder and educationist Achyuta Samanta joined Biju Janata Dal (BJD) today at Naveen Niwas, few minutes after Soumya Ranjan Patnaik did the same. Unlike Soumya Ranjan, there was no speculation or expectation regarding Achyuta’s political start. By joining BJD today, the successful social figure […]


The Misinformation on Jaati and Quest For a Casteless Society

By Biranchi Narayan Acharya: For some centuries caste system in India in fact became a liability that really disturbed the social integration of Hindus. Today politicians plays caste based vote bank politics and some self-claimed antillectuals cite the caste system just to abuse the so called upper caste people. Many claim that the caste system particularly untouchability is thousand years of curse […]