Tag: Amar Patnaik

Former Principal Accountant General joins BJD

Bhubaneswar: Former Principal Accountant General (PAG) Amar Patnaik today joined the ruling-BJD in presence of the party president and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. Amar, after joining the party, has been assigned the responsibility to head the IT wing of BJD. “Amar Patnaik has a very rich experience of working in many states and his joining […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
Election dates out; mind games take centre stage in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: A day after the announcement of poll dates; the BJP and the BJD have started playing mind games. While the BJP moved the Election Commission complaining about how BJD has violated the Model Code of Conduct that came into force with the announcement of election dates, BJD hit back by levelling a more grave […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
For 2019 poll crown, 'KALIA' and 'Shakti' on BJD lips!

Bhubaneswar: Just before the end of campaigning for the first phase polls, the ruling Biju Janata Dal Tuesday released its manifesto. Farmers and women seem to be the party’s bread and butter this elections. Releasing the party manifesto, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik targeted the BJP. He said we fulfil what we promise, unlike the BJP. […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
Naveen springs surprise, to support BJP candidate for Rajya Sabha

Bhubaneswar: Utter chaos and confusion prevailed after Odisha Chief Minister & BJD president Naveen Patnaik announced its party candidates for the upcoming Rajya Sabha by-elections. The confusion surfaced over the candidature of Odia IAS officer Ashwini Baishnab whom the BJD supremo Naveen Patnaik initially named as the party candidate for Rajya Sabha along with Sasmit […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
Parliament passes Consumer Protection Bill, 2019

New Delhi: Parliament on Tuesday approved a new bill to revamp the process of administration and settlement of consumer disputes, with strict penalties including jail term for adulteration and misleading ads by companies. The Consumer Protection Bill 2019, already passed by Lok Sabha, was approved in the Upper House by voice vote and will replace […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
In House of Elders, younger Odisha RS MPs outshine elders!

Bhubaneswar:  Soon after the bitterly fought 2019 Lok Sabha polls, the big politically cracker event has been the Rajya Sabha elections in Odisha in June, when BJD supported BJP candidate Ashwini Vaishnaw (former IAS & IIT alumni) in the ‘larger interests of State’. With almost half -a-year has been over since their election to the […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
Odisha Should Implement Ayushman Bharat: Union Min Harsh Vardhan

Bhubaneswar: Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare, Dr. Harsh Vardhan today appealed CM Naveen to implement centre’s universal healthcare coverage scheme Ayushman Bharat in Odisha so that not a single person is deprived of quality healthcare. On the sidelines of a programme in AIIMS Bhubaneswar, where he unveiled a statue of former PM of […]

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021
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Odisha Demands Rs 7200 Cr For Railway Projects In State

Bhubaneswar: The Government of Odisha has demanded Rs 7,200 crore from the Centre to expedite the railways projects, both new and old, in the State. Informing the development, BJD MP (Rajya Sabha) Amar Patnaik on Wednesday said that the State has demanded Rs 3500 crore for the pending projects and Rs 3700 crore for the […]

  • Tuesday, 06 April 2021