Tag: Bhartruhari Mahtab

BJD wrangles over Mahtab’s second column in media

Bhubaneswar: The second column of BJD MP Bhartruhari Mahtab criticising party leaders Damodar Rout and Surya Narayan Patro and claiming cracks in party today invited sharp reaction from BJD circles. Even the party president and chief minister Naveen Patnaik expressed displeasure over party leaders making such views in media. Talking to reporters, the BJD supremo […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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BJD chief rules out infighting, says party is going strong

Bhubaneswar: Rubbishing talks on BJD infighting, the party supremo and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today said there is no such problem in the party. The CM was speaking to newsmen at Naveen Niwas after returning from Delhi. “I don’t feel there is any infighting in BJD. Where are any such things in the party?,” he […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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BJD in hassle over MP Mahtab Lauding Union PNG Minister

Bhubaneswar: BJD MP Bhartruhari Mahtab praising Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan at a launch event of Urja Ganga Gas Pipeline Project in the Capital city yesterday has become a matter of concern for the ruling party in Odisha. While the BJD seriously opposes Pradhan, the speech of Mahtab has put the party […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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BJD MP Mahtab lauds Union PNG Minister as 'our favourite minister'

Bhubaneswar: BJD MP Bhartruhari Mahtab was all praises for Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, at the launch event of City Gas Distribution (CGD) project in Bhubaneswar, today. Mahtab termed Pradhan as ‘our favourite minister’ in his speech and announced that the latter is administering the resolution Prime Minister Narendra Modi has taken […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Bhartruhari row: Damodar says matter to subside if CM pleased with reply

Bhubaneswar: A day after BJD supremo and chief minister Naveen Patnaik sought an explanation from party MP from Cuttack Bhartruhari Mahtab for his recent statement on possible ties between BJD and Congress, vice president of the ruling party Damodar Rout on Saturday said if Patnaik asks any leader of the party to explain about his/her […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
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Nine MPs to be conferred with Sansad Ratna awards

Chennai: Nine Members of Parliament — six from the Lok Sabha and three Rajya Sabha members — will be honoured with the `Sansad Ratna Awards 2017′ here on Saturday. “The awards will be presented to the parliamentarians by Justice (retd) P.Sathasivam, Governor of Kerala,” K. Srinivasan, chairman, Prime Point Foundation, told reporters here on Friday. […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Op-Ed: Modi-Naveen meeting, a significant encounter

By Ashutosh Mishra Bhubaneswar: On his first visit to Delhi after taking up the reins of the state for the fifth time chief minister, Naveen Patnaik is scheduled to meet Prime Minister, Narendra Modi. This is no ordinary meeting. To begin with this will be their first meeting after taking charge of their respective offices […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
Citizenship Amendment Bill: Congress Smells Nexus Between BJP & BJD

Bhubaneswar: After an hour-long debate, the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019 was introduced in the Lower House based on the division of votes with 293 in favour and 82 against it. And like previous instances, Narendra Modi-led BJP got the support of Biju Janata Dal for the CAB too. After BJD voted in favour of CAB, […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
Odisha MP Bhartruhari Mahtab Among 10 Parliamentarians To Be Conferred With Sansad Ratna Award

Chennai: Eight sitting Lok Sabha members and two Rajya Sabha members will be presented the Sansad Ratna Awards 2020 under various categories, based on their performance during the first year of the 17th Lok Sabha, said Prime Point Foundation on Wednesday. Apart from individual parliamentarians, the departmentally related Standing Committee on Agriculture headed by P.C. […]

  • Thursday, 15 April 2021
Site For Cuttack Bus Terminus Selected Through Google-Map, Says Mahtab

Cuttack: Three days after Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik laid the foundation stone for the construction of the ambitious bus terminus at Cuttack on Saturday, senior BJD leader and local MP Bhartruhari Mahtab on Tuesday said the ‘Google-map aided site selection’ for the project is ill-conceived. “I am not aware of the new bus terminus project, […]

  • Tuesday, 06 April 2021
Odisha: Cracks Appear In BJD Over Cuttack Bus Terminal

Cuttack: The war within the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) over the construction of the mega bus terminus in Cuttack seems to have intensified. BJD general secretary and former MLA from Barabati constituency Debasish Samantaray on Wednesday launched a scathing attack on fellow senior party leader and sitting Cuttack MP Bhartruhari Mahtab for the latter’s public […]

  • Tuesday, 06 April 2021