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Hindi not being imposed on anyone: House panel deputy chief Bhartruhari Mahtab

Bhartruhari Mahtab, Vice-Chairman of the Official Language Parliamentary Committee, spoke exclusively with IANS that the Chief Ministers of both the states are giving statements on misleading news and that the committee would not do anything like this.

  • Sunday, 23 October 2022
Bhartruhari Mahtab receives Best Parliamentarian award for 2017

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: BJD’s MP from Cuttack, Bhartruhari Mahtab, received the Best Parliamentarian award for the year 2017 from President Ram Nath Kovind today. The Lok Sabha member was awarded by the President at an event attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu and Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan. Similarly, Trinamool Congress MP […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Women’s reservation bill: BJD MP Bhartruhari meets Akhilesh Yadav

New Delhi: In a bid to give push to its demand for 33 per cent reservation for women in State assemblies and Parliament, BJD MP Bhartruhari Mahtab today met former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Samajwadi Party chief, Akhilesh Yadav in New Delhi. Akhilesh reportedly visited the residence of Bhartruhari Mahtab in New Delhi to […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
BJD writes to LS Speaker to accept Jay Panda’s resignation

Bhubaneswar: BJD Parliamentary Party leader in Lok Sabha, Bhartruhari Mahtab Monday shot a letter to the Lok Sabha Speaker to accept the resignation of Jay Panda as a MP. Mahtab wrote, “Baijayant Panda was elected to Kendrapara LS Constituency of Odisha in the 2014 general elections on the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) symbol and party […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
I am not anyone's servant: BJD MP Tathagata Satpathy

Bhubaneswar: BJD’s Dhenkanal MP Tathagata Satpathy said that in politics he doesn’t consider himself anyone’s servant. While replying to one of his followers on Twitter, Tathagata tweeted “… I am not anyone’s servant. Never, ever, had a Boss.” The remark came after the follower questioned whether a photograph posted by the parliamentarian will not offend […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Odisha clarifies stance on its special category status demand

Bhubaneswar: BJD’s Parliamentary Party leader Bhartruhari Mahtab on Thursday said that Odisha will intensify its demand if the Centre grants special category state status to Andhra Pradesh. Speaking to OTV, the Cuttack MP said, ” Odisha has been demanding for special category state status since long. However, if the neighbouring Andhra Pradesh gets the status, […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
CM Naveen takes U-turn amid 'opposition' from MPs

Bhubaneswar: Just two days after he had asked his party MPs to resign from the membership of Parliamentary Standing Committees, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today took a u-turn and said that no changes will be effected in the existing memberships as of now. The BJD’s parliamentary party leader Bhartruhari Mahtab today informed that the […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
BJD demands equestrian statue of Buxi Jagabandhu in Parliament

Bhubaneswar: Demanding installation of an equestrian statue of Buxi Jagabandhu in Parliament House Complex, BJD Parliamentary party chief in Lok Sabha, Bhartruhari Mahtab today said it will lead to resentment among Odisha people if the statue is not installed. In a letter to Lok Sabha Speaker, Mahtab stated that the people of Odisha can’t picture […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Triple Talaq Bill is flawed: BJD MP Bhartruhari Mahtab in LS

New Delhi: The BJD today opposed the introduction of the Triple Talaq Bill with senior leader of the party Bhartruhari Mahtab terming the bill as faulty. The government today tabled the triple talaq bill, which criminalises instant divorce, in the Lok Sabha. The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill 2017 makes instant triple […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
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BJD MP Mahtab says Jesus Christ was not born on December 25

Cuttack: BJD MP Bhartruhari Mahtab on Sunday stated that December 25 is not the actual birthday of Jesus Christ as being celebrated across the world. Speaking at a workshop organised by ‘Free Thinker’ association in Cuttack on Sunday, Mahatab said that Christians across the world celebrate December 25 as the birth anniversary of Jesus Christ […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Debasish sees red in Mahtab's praise for Pradhan

Bhubaneswar: Politics over columns continues as another column by BJD’s Lok Sabha MP Bhartruhari Mahtab, raining praises on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, invited criticism from his party spokesperson and Cuttack-Barabati MLA Debashish Samantray. In the column published in a regional daily, where Mahtab is the editor, the MP opined people […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
UPA's VP candidate Gopalkrishna Gandhi meets BJD MPs, recalls his bond with Odisha

New Delhi: UPA’s Vice presidential candidate Gopalkrishna Gandhi met BJD MPs at Bhartruhari Mahtab’s residence here and thanked the regional party for its support ahead of the poll scheduled for August 5. MPs Baijayant Panda, Tathagat Satpathy, Prasanna Patasani, Pratyusha Rajeswari Singh, Anubhav Mohanty, Pratap Deb, Pinaki Mishra and others were present to meet Gandhi. […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Set up tribunal to resolve Mahanadi dispute: Bhartruhari Mahtab

Bhubaneswar: BJD MP Bhartruhari Mahtab on Friday accused the Union Government of procrastinating the Mahanadi water issue which has now snowballed into a major controversy between Odisha and Chhattisgarh. Mahtab’s statements came soon after Minister of State for Water Resource Sanjiv Baliyan in a letter claimed that efforts were on from his ministry to resolve […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Mahtab eulogises Modi-led BJP govt on BJD's 17th anniversary

Bhubaneswar: On a day when the BJD led government is celebrating its third year in the fourth consecutive term rule in the state, MP Bhartruhari Mahtab preferred eulogising  the Narendra Modi-government in Centre through a newspaper column. The parliamentarian, of late, has been in the eye of many storms for his writings in the editorial […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Mahtab dubs critics as monsoon insects

Bhubaneswar: Barely a week after drawing criticism from party leaders for his column in newspaper, BJD MP Bhartruhari Mahtab today reacted sharply to his critics dubbing them as insects of rainy season. “I know that I have been criticised in my absence. I think they are like insects having foul odour, which are mostly seen […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021