Tag: Biju Janata Dal

BJP Seeks Action Against BJD For Alleged Poll Code Violation In Dhamnagar

A delegation of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday met Odisha Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) accusing the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) of distributing money to voters under the guise of meeting of SHG groups as part of its strategies to woo voters ahead of Dhamnagar bypoll.

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  • Wednesday, 26 October 2022
Fissures continue to surface in BJD; this time from Balasore
Fissures continue to surface in BJD; this time from Balasore

The disappointed members of the BCJD threatened that they would stage an agitation in front of Naveen Niwas in Bhubaneswar if steps to dismantle the committee are not taken at the earliest. 

  • Tuesday, 18 October 2022
MLA Badri Patra backs Naveen’s stance on picking young ministers 
MLA Badri Patra backs Naveen’s stance on picking young ministers 

“If the party has taken the stand on giving importance to younger generations, what will be our requirement? If the party progresses with this perspective, it will ensure our victory in 2024 general election,” observed the legislator. 

  • Tuesday, 21 June 2022
BJD Grows Poorer By Rs 103 cr In Just 1 year!
Odisha's Ruling BJD Poorer By Rs 103 cr In A Year; 2019 Elections Cost It A Fortune

As per ADR report, the ruling BJD has recorded the highest erosion in its assets among the 44 regional parties. Party's miscellaneous expenditure second highest in the country

  • Sunday, 30 January 2022
We are committed to work for welfare of Adivasis: BJD

Bhubaneswar: A huge congregation of tribals gathered at the Adivasi exhibition ground in Bhubaneswar today to take part in the ‘World Adivasi Day’ celebrations observed by the Biju Janata Dal(BJD). Addressing the crowd, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said that the BJD-led State government is working towards welfare of the adivasis. “I am delighted to meet […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Cracks in BJD's Angul unit appear

Angul: Rift in ruling-BJD’s Angul district unit came to fore after sarpanches of as many as 15 panchayats on Wednesday alleged negligence by party MLA and the local administration. Hundreds of party workers, chiefs of the panchayats, samiti members and block vice -chairpersons staged a dharna in front of the block office and accused the […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
'Brand Naveen shines from outside, loopholes within'

Bhubaneswar: While Brand Naveen still remains the Biju Janata Dal’s biggest strength, his party members working at the lower level have lost the credibility due to corruption and hooliganism, Kendrapara MP Baijayant ‘Jay’ Panda was quoted saying during a recent interview to a national magazine before he tendered his resignation to the party supremo. Though […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Odisha BJP shedding crocodile tears on Mahanadi: CM

Jharsuguda: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today took a jibe at the BJP Odisha unit alleging that several saffron party leaders in the State are supporting the Chhattisgarh’s projects on Mahanadi river and are shedding crocodile tears on the long-standing issue. Addressing a public meeting after launching the Mahanadi Surakhya Yatra at Sukhasoda in Jharsuguda, Patnaik […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Both NDA, UPA have neglected Odisha: Naveen on trust vote

Bhubaneswar: With din in Lok Sabha over no-cofidence motion against Narendra Modi-led NDA government contining, the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) in Odisha is keeping its cards close to its chest. Odisha Chief Minister and BJD president Naveen Patnaik on Monday kept everybody guessing by saying that his party will take the appropriate decision at […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
BJD’s Hema Gamang lambasts CM Naveen, Pandian

Rayagada: The ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) today faced a fresh warning of rebellion within the party in Gunupur of Rayagada district after leader Hema Gamang called for a revolt against party president and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik accusing him of allowing his private secretary VK Pandian to call the shots. “He (Naveen Patnaik) does […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
BJD plans big for foundation day

Bhubaneswar: The Biju Janata Dal’s (BJD) mega preparations for its 20th foundation day are on in full swing with the party leaders leaving no stone unturned to make the event more than a successful one. The BJD will celebrate its 20th foundation day on December 26 at Talabania in Puri district. The ruling party is, […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
BJD to corner Centre over Mahanadi tribunal, Polavaram issues in Parliament

Bhubaneswar: The Biju Janata Dal (BJD) MPs today decided to raise Mahanadi tribunal and Polavaram issues during the winter session of Parliament starting tomorrow. After the Parliamentary Party meeting chaired by BJD president and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at the Naveen Nivas here, party MP Kalikesh Singhdeo told mediapersons, “The party will lodge a protest […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
EC notice to Naveen on poll expense row

Bhubaneswar: Seeking an explanation on the alleged poll fund irregularities, the Election Commission has issued a notice to Biju Janata Dal (BJD) president and Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday. As per reports published in national media, the EC wanted a clarification from Patnaik as to why poll expenditure amount mentioned in his affidavit does […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
BJD to launch ‘Jana Sampark Padayatra’ from Oct 2

Bhubaneswar: In a major poll plank, the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) today announced to launch its State-wide ‘Jana Sampark Padayatra’ from the Capital city tomorrow. Addressing a press meet here at the party headquarters, BJD vice president and Rajya Sabha member Prasanna Acharya said the party will kick off the Padayatra from Monday, Gandhi Jayanti, […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Subal Sahu’s wife to contest Bijepur bypoll on BJD ticket

Bhubaneswar: Late Congress leader Subal Sahu’s wife Rita Sahu will contest the Bijepur bypoll on Biju Janata Dal (BJD) ticket. Rita, her son Sumit Sahu along with various supporters joined BJD today at the party headquarters here in presence of BJD supremo and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. “Our family joined BJD as it was my […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021