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Mid Day Meal workers demand better pay

Odisha MDM Workers Decry Government Apathy

Bhubaneswar: Over 20, 000 mid-day meal (MDM) workers and helpers from different parts of the state took out a mass rally from Bhubaneswar Railway Station to Mahatma Gandhi Marg here to press for their longstanding demands. Holding placards and banners, the agitators held...
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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...
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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Harish Chandra Buxipatra – The Prudent Reformer

When he was a high school student in Rayagada, Harish Chandra Buxipatra gathered his friends and performed shuddhi kriya (rituals observed on death of near and dear ones which includes tonsuring of head) on the death of Mahatma Gandhi....
Damodar Rout

Damodar Moots BJD-Cong Alliance To Counter BJP

Bhubaneswar: BJD Vice President and Agriculture Minister Damodar Rout created a flutter on Monday by proposing an alliance between his party and the Congress to keep communal forces at bay. The BJD veteran said the BJP is inciting communal tension...

BJD govt promoted Ponzi firms in state: Javadekar

Bhubaneswar: Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Prakash Javadekar on Monday accused the state government of encouraging Ponzi firms in the state. Addressing mediapersons at the party state headquarters, Javadekar said the BJD government is ‘praveen’ (proficient) in corruption and...

Late Lulu Mohapatra’s brother, daughter join BJP

Bhubaneswar: Late Congress leader Lalatendu Bidyadhar Mohapatra's brother Lalitendu and daughter Upasana joined the BJP at a special function at Exhibition Ground here on Saturday. Apart from them, former youth Congress president Satyajeet Patnaik, lawyer Pitambar Acharya and several other...

Barpali NAC chairperson, 7 councillors join BJD

Bhubaneswar: Eight Congress councilors, including Barpali NAC chairperson Meena Seth and vice-chairperson Pradyumna Tripathy, joined the ruling BJD at Naveen Niwas here on Sunday. Six other councilors inducted into the regional party are Achyutananda Panda, Sukhi Behera, Ashwini Parida, Gayatri...

Late Congress MLA Subal Sahu’s family joins BJD

Bhubaneswar: Family members of late Congress MLA Subal Sahu of Bijepur in Bargarh district joined the ruling BJD on Saturday. Sahu’s wife Rita Sahu, son Sumit and hundreds of their supporters joined the party in presence of chief minister and...

BYJD holds bike rally, seeks kerosene quota hike

Bhubaneswar: Decrying the Centre’s refusal to enhance Odisha’s kerosene quota, BJD youth activists here on Monday took out a bike rally demanding immediate hike in the fossil fuel’s allocation for the state. The rally started from BJD office and reached Raj Bhawan...
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