Tag: Ashwini Vaishnav

Ashwini Vaisnav's maiden Odisha Visit
Rail Min Ashwini Vaishnav's Maiden Odisha Visit: All Eyes On 6 Rly Projects

How the soft-spoken Rail Min Ashwini Vaishnav, who calls himself a taskmaster, will take up the  task of fast-tracking 6 new line projects is being eagerly watched upon when the minister will be visiting the State tomorrow

  • Wednesday, 18 August 2021
Modi Cabinet Expansion 2021
Modi Cabinet Expansion 2021: Induction Of Ashwini Vaishnav As Cabinet Min Spells Out BJP's Odisha Plan

The inclusion of Mayurbhanj MP Bishwesar Tudu in the Modi council of ministers hints at the grooming of a first time tribal MP from Odisha. It seems the party is now looking beyond its seasoned tribal leader and former BJP State president Jual Oram

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Union Cabinet Reshuffle: Know The Two Odisha MPs Who Became Ministers
Cabinet Reshuffle: Know The Two Odisha MPs In PM Modi's New Cabinet

Rajya Sabha MP Ashwini Vaishnav and Mayurbhanj Lok Sabha member Bishweswar Tudu are the two new faces from Odisha who have been made it to the Modi Cabinet 2.0.

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Cabinet Expansion
PM Modi's Cabinet Expansion: Will Odisha Get Another Berth This Time!

Even though two Odias are currently representing the State in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Cabinet, one more MP from Odisha is expected to be inducted into the Cabinet which is likely to be expanded in a day or two.

  • Saturday, 03 July 2021
Op-Ed: Yet another example of Patnaik's politics of expediency

By Ashutosh Mishra Bhubaneswar: Chief minister, Naveen Patnaik’s decision to support BJP candidate and former IAS officer, Ashwini Vaishnav for the third Rajya Sabha seat from Odisha has taken many by surprise. After all, only about a month and a half ago the Patnaik-led Biju Janata Dal (BJD) and BJP were at each other’s throats. […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
Op-Ed: Nothing But Sheer Political Opportunism

By Ashutosh Mishra Bhubaneswar: The visuals of Biju Janata Dal and BJP candidates filing their nominations for the Rajya Sabha by-poll together in the state assembly have made many political observers conclude that bonhomie is back between the two parties which had parted ways after ruling the state in tandem for more than nine years. […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
Ashwini Vaishnav
Op-Ed: Was BJD’s Support For Vaishnav A Mistake?

By Ashutosh Mishra Bhubaneswar: Newspapers have quoted union minister of state for finance, Anurag Thakur as telling the Lok Sabha that Centre is not considering any proposal to grant special category state status to Odisha. There is also no move to increase Centre’s share of funds for centrally sponsored schemes in the state. Thakur’s statement […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021