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Odisha BJP Observes Hunger Strike Over Disruption Of Parliament’s Budget Session

Bhubaneswar: Members of the Odisha unit of the BJP observed a day-long fast on Thursday to protest the alleged disruption of Parliament’s budget session. As a part of the nation-wide hunger strike, the saffron members including party’s national vice president...

Chilika Congress Leader Manas Mangaraj Joins BJD

Bhubaneswar: Former journalist and defeated Congress MLA candidate of Chilika Manas Manjaraj with hundreds of his supporters joined the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) here on Sunday in the presence of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, weeks after quitting the grand old party. Accompanied...
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LS Bypoll Results In UP, Bihar A Bad Omen For BJP: Naveen

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday said the results of the just-concluded Lok Sabha by-elections in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar have dealt a rude shock to the BJP government at the Centre. “The BJP is sinking very fast,” he...
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Cong MLAs Meet Fuels OPCC Leadership Tussle

Bhubaneswar: Speculation is rife in political circles over a meeting of the Congress Legislature Party at the house of leader of Opposition Narasingha Mishra here on Wednesday. Some Congress MLAs said the meeting was held to discuss the strategies of...

Soumya, Achyuta Join BJD; Likely To Get Rajya Sabha Tickets

Bhubaneswar: Ama Odisha Party (AOP) president Soumya Ranjan Patnaik and eminent education entrepreneur Achyuta Samanta joined the ruling Biju Janata Dal in the presence of party supremo and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik here on Wednesday, making it almost clear...
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Process For Rajya Sabha Polls Begins In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The process for elections to three vacant seats of Rajya Sabha began in Odisha on Monday with the Odisha Legislative Assembly issuing a notification to this effect. It followed a notification by the Election Commission. According to the notification,...

Naveen, Irani Make Breezy Campaign In Bijepur

Bargarh: Campaigning for the ensuing byelection to Bijepur Assembly constituency in Odisha’s Bargarh district reached a fever pitch on Tuesday with BJD supremo and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and senior BJP leader and Union Union Information and Broadcasting and...

Odisha CM, Irani Brace Up For High-Voltage Poll Campaign In Bijepur

Bhubaneswar: The Bijepur Assembly constituency in Odisha’s Bargarh district is all set to witness a high voltage poll campaign on Tuesday as Chief Minister and BJD supremo Naveen Patnaik and senior BJP leader and Union Information and Broadcasting and Textiles Minister Smriti Irani will...

Bijepur Bypoll: Damodar Rout Not In BJD Star Campaigners’ List

Bhubaneswar: Senior BJD leader Damodar Rout has been excluded from the list of 40 star campaigners released by the party for the upcoming Bijepur bypoll on February 24. Taking the lead, Chief Minister and BJD president Naveen Patnaik will campaign for party candidate Rita...
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Bijepur Bypoll: Parties Gear Up For High Voltage Campaign

Bhubaneswar: The stage is set for a high voltage campaign by political parties for the ensuing byelection to Bijepur Assembly constituency in Odisha’s Bargarh district scheduled on February 24. Sources in the BJD said the party supremo and Chief Minister Naveen...
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Diu’s Only Prisoner Counts His Days In Historic Jail

Diu: ‘Loneliness is overrated’ might not be a thought in 30-year-old Deepak Kanji’s head, the only inmate of a 472-year-old Portuguese fort-turned-jail in Diu. The jail, which...