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Chandra Sekhar Majhi Joins BJD
Veteran Leader & Former Kotpad MLA Chandra Sekhar Majhi Dumps Congress, Joins BJD

Former MLA of Kotpad and senior Congress leader Chandra Sekhar Majhi joined the ruling BJD on Wednesday

15 ZP Members Of BJP's Mayurbhanj Unit Resign
15 ZP Members Of BJP's Mayurbhanj Unit Resign Ahead Of Panchayat Polls

In a massive setback to the BJP ahead of the upcoming three-tier Panchayat Elections in the State, as many as 15 Zilla Parishad members of the party's Mayurbhanj unit resigned from their post as well the primary membership of the party on Friday.

Odisha Minister Pratap Jena
Mahanga Double Murder Case: Court Orders Thorough Probe Against Minister Pratap Jena

The JMFC Court on Thursday ordered the IIC of Mahanga Police Station to reinvestigate the double murder case with a focus on Minister Pratap Jena's alleged involvement in the case

BJP Protest Over Non-Veg Feast At Ramalingam Park
Non-Veg Party By BJD Leaders At ‘Closed’ Park In Berhampur: BJP Holds Protest

The members of BJP held a protest rally in Berhampur over the alleged partying of BJD leaders in Ramalingam Park which has been closed for the public

Eligible Beneficiaries In Western Odisha Not Getting Houses Due To PMAY Portal Glitches: BJD

Both the Ministers demanded the Center to take immediate steps to address the issue helping people of Western Odisha get PMAY benefits.

Billboard War In Odisha Politics
Opposition Accuses Odisha Govt Of Misusing Public Money For Party Propaganda

Ahead of the Panchayat and Urban Local Body elections in the State, hoardings and billboards bearing special message of Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik are featuring across Bhubaneswar.

Panchayat poll
Odisha Amends Gram Panchayat Election Rules, Opposition Cries Foul

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is up in arms after the Odisha government made amendments to the existing Panchayat Election rules

Twitter War Between BJP-BJD
Poll Bound BJP-BJD Engage In Twitter War Ahead Of Odisha Panchayat Elections

War of words ensued between BJP and BJD over several tweets made by BJP leaders who are on a campaign trail in Odisha ahead of Panchayat polls

Odisha Panchayat Polls
Odisha Panchayat Polls: Seeking Votes Politicians Head For Villages

With the onset of Panchayat polls in Odisha, the three major parties in in the State gear up to woe voters to win seats in the elections.

Violating Covid-19 Protocols
Watch: Odisha Minister Arun Sahoo Organises Massive Rally In Nayagarh Violating Covid-19 Protocols

Odisha Minister Arun Sahoo carried out a large procession in Nayagarh on Monday (August 9) to express gratitude to Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.

BJD MLA Soumya Patnaik
Soumya Goes Berserk On Bobby, Pandian; Says Naveen Should Look Through ‘Third Eye’

Senior BJD leader Soumya Ranjan Patnaik has created a stir in the power corridors of the State again by making a veiled attack on the hegemony of a bureaucrat and a BJD MLA who, he said, are de facto ruling the State by acting as the two eyes of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.

Cow Dung Water Politics
Odisha Congress Launches Protest, Ruling-BJD ‘Purifies’ Venue With Cow Dung Water

High drama unfolded in Rajnagar of Kendrapara district on Wednesday. This is a group of BJD leaders reportedly sprinkling cow dung water.

Cow dung politics
Political Drama Unfolds In Kendrapara As BJD Sprinkles Cow Dung Water At Congress’ Protest Venue

In a novel protest, the Biju Janata Dal sprinkled cow dung water on the venue where the Congress staged a sit-in at Baghamari under Rajnagar block in Kendrapara district

Odisha Panchayat Elections: Congress Begins Preparations
Odisha Congress Constitutes Election Committee For Upcoming Rural Polls

The Odisha unit of the Pradesh Congress Committee has announced a high-level party panel for preparation of spadework in view of the rural and local urban body elections scheduled to be held in the State next year.

BJD MPs Meet Food Minister Piyush Goyal
BJD MPs Meet Piyush Goyal, Seek Pending Rice Subsidy Of Rs 6,081 Cr

The MPs submitted a memorandum to the Union Minister and also raised the demand for early evacuation of surplus rice from Odisha and the gunny bags shortage issue. The delegation also apprised Goyal about no lifting of surplus rice by the Food Corporation of India (FCI) from Odisha.

BJP, BJD Supporters Clash In Nabarangpur During Sports Minister's Visit

The brawl broke out after BJP supporters staged protest against the Minister who reportedly laid the foundation stones for some developmental projects without inviting the local MLA, Nityananda Gond.

BJD Restructures Women Wing Ahead Of Rural, Urban Local Body Polls

Prior to the polls to the three-tier panchayat system and the Urban Local Bodies (ULBs), the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) has restructured its office bearers in the women wing of the party, Biju Mahila Janata Dal.

BJD Appoints Senior Party Observers Ahead Of Panchayat Polls
BJD Names Senior Observers, District Observers Ahead Of Panchayat Polls

The ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) in Odisha on Saturday appointed senior observers for all 30 districts, apparently signalling its preparations for the three-tier panchayat polls in the State. The party supremo and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik appointed six party veterans as senior observers.

Aparajita Sarangi
Naveen’s Pic At Vaccination Sites Indicates BJD’s ‘Insecurity And Narrow-Mindedness’, Says Aparajita; BJD Hits Back

The poster war between BJP and BJD at Covid vaccination centres across Odisha took a new turn today after BJP MP and party national spokesperson Aparajita Sarangi targeted the BJD-led State government over display of only Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s photographs on banners at vaccination sites.

BJP Demands White Paper On Total Covid-19 Deaths In Odisha

Alleging underreporting of COVID-19 fatalities in Odisha, the State BJP on Saturday came down heavily on the ruling-BJD and demanded a White Paper on the total number of deaths due to the infection in 2020 and 2021.

Basant Panda
Odisha BJP Alleges Scarce Measures To Check Covid Spread In Rural Areas, BJD Hits Back

Alleging gross mismanagement in addressing Covid situation in the State, especially in rural areas, the State BJP today putforth certain proposals to the State government which could effectively help in tackling the crisis.

sameer mohanty
COVID-19 Resurgence: BJP Blasts Odisha Govt Over Non-Functional Of TMCs

Alleging gross mismanagement in tackling Covid-19 situation in the State, the Odisha BJP on Sunday hit out at the BJD-led government over non-functional of Temporary Medical Centres (TMCs) across the State unlike previous year.

Naveen Patnaik Mamata Banerjee
If Didi Was A Tough Nut To Crack For BJP, Naveen Is Even Tougher

True to form, the Odisha unit of the BJP has latched on to the shock loss of Mamata Banerjee in Nandigram to gloat over the election results in neighbouring West…

Debi Mishra
People Trust Regional Parties: BJD On WB Poll Results

Bhubaneswar: The Biju Janata Dal (BJD) today said the regional parties in their respective States still enjoy a political clout which is quite clear from the just announced Bengal poll…

pradeep majhi
'Lives Precious, Not Election': Odisha Congress Urges EC To Put Pipili Bypoll On Hold

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Pradesh Congress on Tuesday demanded postponement of the upcoming Pipili by-election in view of the Covid-19 crisis that has hit the country as well as the State.…