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MPLAD fund ‘lapses’ in Bolangir; will CM order Kendrapara-like probe?

Bhubaneswar: Close on the heels of a string of allegations against BJD’s Kendrapara MP Baijayant ‘Jay’ Panda, similar allegations of improper allocation of MPLAD funds have surfaced in Bolangir beseeching the CM and BJD party president Naveen Patnaik to order a Kendrapara-like probe. BJD’s Bolangir MP Kalikesh Narayan Singh Deo has been accused by his […]

Party observers to probe allegations against MP Jay Panda: Naveen

Kendrapara: Chief Minister and BJD president Naveen Patnaik today said that party’s Kendrapara observers Usha Devi and Pramilla Mallick will probe into allegations of neglect towards party workers against MP Baijayant Panda. “Some people from Mahakalpara had come to meet me with their complaints. They gave me a memorandum. I will ask the district observers […]

Nischintakoili Panchayat Samiti chairperson, supporters cry foul, level charges against MP

Bhubaneswar: Amid allegations that local leaders were not invited to the inauguration of the overhead water tank project at Buhalo Panchayat under Nischintakoili block of Cuttack district by BJD’s Kendrapara MP Baijayant ‘Jay’ Panda; the local panchayat samiti chairperson along with her supporters have also cried foul over MPLAD funds not being spent properly. Nischintakoili […]

Panda asks Telangana CM to look into Odia labourers’ plight
Panda asks Telangana CM to look into Odia labourers’ plight

Taking up the plight of Odia migrant labourers again, senior BJD MP from Kendrapara Baijayant ‘Jay’ Panda has written a letter to Telangana chief minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao seeking his intervention in the matter, said sources here today

Naveen will face anti-incumbency in 2019, rivals can't be written off: Jay Panda

New Delhi: Noting that “anti-incumbency and corruption” will be major factors against Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik in the Assembly polls next year, former BJD MP Baijayant ‘Jay’ Panda has said the political landscape in the state has changed and the BJP or the Congress can no longer be written off. Panda, who quit the […]

Baijayant Panda for direct election of members to Rajya Sabha
Baijayant Panda for direct election of members to Rajya Sabha

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: BJD MP Baijayant Jay Panda today batted for direct election of members to the Rajya Sabha and criticised the veto power given to the upper house of Parliament. The Rajya Sabha was supposed to act as a check against “populist” measures being adopted by the Lok Sabha instead of holding the veto power, […]

DGCA clean chit to Jay Panda: Puri Police not ready to accept DGCA findings

Bhubaneswar:  It seems that Puri Police is not ready to accept the findings of the Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) which dismissed allegations against former Kendrapara MP Baijayant ‘Jay’ Panda in connection with dangerously flying helicopter over Chilika Lake. Instead of unsealing the IMFA hangar, Puri SP Sarthak Sarangi today stated that more clarification […]

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Parliamentray reforms required: 'Jay' Panda

Lok Sabha MP Baijayant 'Jay' Panda on Saturday stressed upon bringing in parliamentary reforms, sayinng that reforms were necessary to avoid deadlocks in the House

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Op-Ed: Pique replaces common sense in ‘copter row'

One can only pity Puri SP Dr. Sarthak Sarangi. The poor man is taking all the flak for a decision which he, left to himself, would perhaps never have taken. He would have known that the decision to seal the IMFA hangar at the Biju Patnaik airport and three helicopters belonging to the company on […]

Jay Panda on conspiracy and abhijit iyer row
Iyer-Mitra’s detention new tactic to coerce false statement against me: Jay Panda

Bhubaneswar: Soon after the Jharpara Jail camp court reserved the verdict on hearing of Delhi-based journo Abhijit Iyer’s bail plea and extended his judicial custody by 14 more days, criticism poured in from political circles and senior journalists who condemned the dictatorship rule of the Odisha government especially CM Naveen Patnaik for misusing powers in […]

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Jay Panda appeals release of choppers to help cyclone-affected

Bhubaneswar: Concerned over the vulnerable situation in flood-hit areas in the State, former Parliamentarian Baijayant Jay Panda again took to Twitter today and appealed Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to direct the police to unseal the hangar and release at least two of the three helicopters so that those can be used for relief and rescue […]

Op-Ed: Jay Panda’s BJP Gambit

Bhubaneswar: Setting all speculations at rest former Kendrapara MP, Baijayant ‘Jay’ Panda has finally joined the Bhartiya Janata Party. His saffron switch was expected, but yet when it came about, it was a big media event given his image as a high-profile politician who used to be the intellectual face of Naveen Patnaik-led Biju Janata […]

Odisha government controlled by goons, corrupt people: Jay Panda

Kendrapara: BJP national vice president and spokesperson Baijayant ‘Jay’ Panda today came down heavily on the BJD-led State government over rising crime against women and rampant corruption. Addressing a public rally at Ichhapur in the district, Panda said that the State government is in control of goons and corrupt people. Highlighting the increase in cases […]

Modi stays with Varanasi, Shah in fray from Gandhinagar
Modi stays with Varanasi, Shah in fray from Gandhinagar

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will fight again from his Varanasi constituency while BJP President Amit Shah will make his debut in Lok Sabha polls from Gandhinagar, BJP leader J.P. Nadda announced on Thursday. The Gandhinagar seat is currently held by veteran Bharatiya Janata Party leader L.K. Advani, who has been winning the seat […]

Didn't think Naveen would stoop so low: BJP VP Jay Panda

Kendrapara: BJP National Vice President Baijayant Jay Panda came down strongly on BJD president Naveen Patnaik for his remarks during declaration of the third phase candidate list including Kendrapara Lok Sabha segment here on Wednesday. In what is being tagged by political analysts as a vindictive and vendetta-driven behaviour of the Odisha CM, the statement […]

Will Anubhav's 'reel' image take on 'kamdar' Jay Panda in Kendrapara

Bhubaneswar: For the high-stakes battle in Kendrapara, the strategy of BJD supremo Naveen Patnaik to cast Odia matinee idol Anubhav Mohanty opposite the former Kendrapada MP and BJP candidate Baijayant Panda bares the chinks in BJD game-plan. The BJD strategy clearly reveals that party is not keen to take any risks in Kendrapara and has, […]

Elections 2019: Former minister Raghunath Mohanty joins BJP

Bhubaneswar: Senior BJD leader and former minister Raghunath Mohanty joined the BJP today at the saffron party’s Odisha headquarters in Bhubaneswar. Raghunath joined the BJP at party’s Mishrana Parba in presence of Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, party’s national vice-president Baijayant ‘Jay’ Panda and several other senior leaders. Raghunath is most likely to be fielded from […]

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Heavyweights including Jay Panda, Niranjan Patnaik file nominations

Kendrapara: BJP’s Lok Sabha candidate, Baijayant Jay Panda, today filed his nomination from Kendrapara constituency in a huge rally amid presence of thousands of supporters. Soon after filing his nomination, the BJP leader lashed out at his opponents and said “Those members who were hurling eggs and stones at me after not receiving pc, can […]

Naveen unwittingly admits anti-incumbency factor at work in Odisha!

Bhubaneswar: Is anti-incumbency in Odisha’s air? Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, in an interview  to NDTV aired last evening, admitted so unwittingly. “Since this is for the fifth time we are seeking mandate, we have to work a little harder,” said a smiling Naveen in the interview. The Chief Minister conceded that he never had such […]

2 BJP workers attacked during Jay Panda's roadshow

Aul: In yet another incident of political violence, some miscreants allegedly attacked BJP workers during a roadshow of party’s national vice-president and Kendrapara Lok Sabha candidate Baijayant ‘Jay’ Panda at Juania Chhak in Aul today evening. Two activists of the saffron party were injured and their vehicle was damaged in the attack. As per the […]