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Narayan Sahu

BJP Bargarh dist prez Narayan Sahu resigns from party, to join BJD

Bhubaneswar: Apparently aggrieved over the goings on in the BJP, the party's Bargarh district president Narayan Sahu jolted the saffron organisation ahead of the forthcoming Bijepur bypoll by resigning from it on Tuesday. Shortly after, Sahu, who had openly vented his...

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...
B.JD 20 YEARS FOUNDATION DAY CELEBRATION AT PURI

Serve People With Simplicity & Humility: Naveen Tells Partymen

Puri: Chief Minister and BJD President Naveen Patnaik  on Tuesday advised his party workers to serve people of Odisha with simplicity and humility. Addressing party workers on the occasion of the regional party's 20th foundation day at Talabania in Puri, the Chief Minister said simplicity has its...
Damodar Rout

Naveen Dismisses Damodar Rout From Ministry Over Anti-Brahmin Remarks

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday dismissed agriculture minister Damodar Rout from the ministry for making certain derogatory remarks against Brahmins. “I strongly disapprove of anyone who makes derogatory remarks against any caste, creed or religion. I have dismissed...
Mahanadi Cuttack

BJD To Raise Mahanadi, Polavaram Issues In Parliament

Bhubaneswar: The ruling BJD has decided to raise major issues including Mahanadi river water-sharing dispute and submergence due to Polavaram multipurpose project on Godavari river in the winter session of Parliament, scheduled to commence from Friday, party's parliamentary spokesperson...
Youths with toy guns at state bjp office in Bhubaneswar on Monday

2 arrested for threatening BJP state president with toy guns

Bhubaneswar: Two youths, claiming to be BJP workers, were arrested for threatening BJP state president Basanta Panda with toy guns at the party headquarters here on Monday. The duo, identified as Pinaki Mohanty and Sambit Panda, hailing from Baranga in Cuttack district, barged...
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Baijayant Panda Suspended From BJD For ‘Anti-Party Activities’

Bhubaneswar: The ruling BJD on Wednesday suspended high-profile Kendrapada MP Baijayant Panda from the primary membership of the party. Food supplies minister and party vice president S N Patro announced that Chief Minister and BJD president Naveen Patnaik had decided...
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BJD To Launch Protest In 12 Districts From Jan 8

Bhubaneswar: The ruling BJD on Thursday announced that it will hold protest across 12 districts of the state from January 8 to 17 to put pressure on the Centre for increasing the Minimum Support Price (MSP) of paddy. “Demonstrations and protest meetings will be organised by the...
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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...

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...
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Dense Fog Proves Fatal For Truck Driver In Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: A driver died on the spot in a road accident, on the outskirts of the city, on Tuesday morning. According to sources, a truck...