A ‘magnanimous’ state government has sought to silence the disquiet over the unfortunate death of Jyoti Prakash Behera, a Class X student who fell into an open drain and was swept away to death on Sunday, with a ‘generous’ ex-gratia of 4 lakh rupees.
As the dates for the much-awaited Pipili bypolls come nearer, the political parties begin meetings with their members on the ground ahead of jumping into the campaign trail on Monday.
BJP leader Bibhu Prasad Tarai said the chain of events raises doubts if Dusmanta was actually left to die by the state government as he had alleged that he was denied treatment under the Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana.
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday announced Bhupendra Patel as the new chief minister of Gujarat. Patel (59) was unanimously elected the BJP legislature party leader during meeting in Gandhinagar on Sunday.
Rupani (65), the fourth chief minister to demit office in BJP-ruled states during the coronavirus pandemic, was sworn in as chief minister his second stint as CM - in December 2017.
The Opposition parties on Friday raised a unanimous voice seeking the government to declare drought in the State before taking urgent necessary steps for mitigation of the natural disaster.
The opposition in Odisha Assembly demanded the resignation of Law Minister Pratap Jena who was not charge-sheeted in the Mahanga double murder case despite his name figuring in the FIR.
The opposition on Wednesday alleged that the Odisha government has done nothing to provide relief to the drought-stricken farmers
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.
Demanding the resignation of Odisha Cabinet Minister Pratap Jena, the youth wing of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) hit the streets in Bhubaneswar on Friday
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
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
The Union Minister, who hails from the state, is currently on a 'Jan Ashirwad Yatra' from Mumbai to Sindhudurg and the alleged comments came during a rally in Chiplun (Ratnagiri) on Monday night.
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.
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is up in arms after the Odisha government made amendments to the existing Panchayat Election rules
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
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.
As the protest by the Kharasrota Sangram Samiti members reached Day-3 at the mega drinking water project site at Bharigada in Kendrapara, a BJP team visited the project site on Tuesday
The ruling-BJD in Odisha faced stiff opposition after it announced that it will field 27% candidates in the upcoming Panchayat elections from the Socially & Economically Backward Classes (SEBC).
Former bureaucrat Prasanna Mishra,ormer Minister and senior BJP leader Samir Dey and Puri MLA Jayant Sarangi filed the petition in Orissa High Court separately seeking immediate conduct of urban polls
The meeting chaired by former Panhayati Raj minister and senior party leader Raghunath Mohanty discussed strategies to grill BJD-led State government ahead of panchayat elections
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.
The MPs alleged that the huge discrepancies between the allocation made by the Centre and the distribution of food grains in the state under PMGKAY and NFSA.
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.
The week-long protest will begin tomorrow and end on July 20. During the period, BJP worker will stage protest in front of all electricity offices across the State.