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Bed Prakash Agarwalla Face Of Non-Congress Politics In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Former minister and Patkura sitting MLA Bed Prakash Agarwalla was easily the face of non-Congress politics in the state. His 50-year-long political career spanned governments from Nilamani Routray to Naveen Patnaik. He was minister of commerce and transport in the...
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Biju Babu – The Indomitable Romantic

When was the last when you met a freedom fighter, a business tycoon, an innovator, a dashing pilot, a science aficionado, a true philanthropist, a visionary and a politician who was a romantic? Where on earth would you find...
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BJP Trying To Rake Up Kunduli Issue For Bijepur Bypoll: BJD

Bhubaneswar: The Biju Janata Dal (BJD) on Sunday said the demand of the BJP for a CBI probe into Kunduli suicide is nothing but a poll gimmick. “The BJP is trying its best to rake up the Kunduli suicide case...
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Cong Names Pranaya Sahu As Nominee For Bijepur Bypoll

Bhubaneswar: Putting speculation at rest, the Congress on Sunday declared Pranaya Sahu as its candidate for the February 25 bypoll to Bijepur assembly constituency in Odisha. A party release said All India Congress Committee (AICC) president Rahul Gandhi approved the...
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Bijepur By-Poll: BJP Candidate Ashok Panigrahi To File Nomination Today

Bargarh: Ahead of the ensuing byelection to the Bijepur Assembly constituency in Odisha’s Bargarh district scheduled on February 24, BJP candidate Ashok Panigrahi will file his nomination papers on Friday. Senior party leaders have arrived at Bijepur for the purpose....
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Happy To Join BJP: Mihir Das 

Bhubaneswar: A household name in Odisha and known for his impeccable performance, veteran Ollywood actor Mihir Das is on cloud nine on his recent joining in politics. One of the most engaging and versatile actors of Odia cine industry and...
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It’s Official: Ashok Panigrahi To Take On Rita Sahoo In Battle For Bijepur

Bhubaneswar: The BJP on Monday evening announced Ashok Panigrahi as its nominee for the ensuing byelection for Bijepur assembly constituency. The party central election committee secretary J P Nadda declared Panigrahi’s name, putting to rest speculation on who would take...

Bijepur By-Poll: BJD Candidate To File Nomination On Feb 5

Bhubaneswar: Ahead of the byelection to the Bijepur Assembly constituency in Odisha's Bargarh district on February 24, the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) candidate will file nomination on February 5. “As decided by the party, I will file my nomination...
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BJD Has No Internal Democracy: Jual Oram

Bhubaneswar: Senior BJP leader and Union Tribal Affairs Minister Jual Oram on Thursday said there is no internal democracy in the ruling BJD in Odisha. Commenting on the suspension of Kendrapara BJD MP Baijayant Panda, he said “My personal feeling is that...
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Damodar Warns Of Rebellion In BJD, Draws Parallel With Paik Uprising

Puri: Senior BJD leader and former minister Damodar Rout on Wednesday said the present state of affairs in the regional party indicate intra-party rebellion in the coming days. Though the veteran leader parried a question on the suspension of Kendrapara...
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City Denizens Can See Counting Process, Live Updates On LED Screens

Bhubaneswar: The Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) has arranged for easy and comfortable viewing of the counting process, which will be held on Thursday and...