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Bhubaneswar Drain Mishap
Life Is Cheap In India, Cheaper In Odisha

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. 

Pipili Bypolls
Pipili Bypoll: Stage All Set For A Fierce Battle In BJD Bastion

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 Press Meet
Dusmanta Das Death Case: BJP Accuses Odisha Govt Of ‘Killing’ The Youth From Kujang

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.

CM Of Gujarat
BJP Names Bhupendra Patel As Next CM Of Gujarat

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.

Gujarat BJP Legislators To Meet; Decision On Rupani Successor Likely Today

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.

Demand For Drought Announcement In Odisha Gathers Heat

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.

Mahanga Double Murder
Mahanga Double Murder:Monsoon Session Heats Up As Opposition Guns For Minister Pratap Jena's Head

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.

Odisha Govt Has Failed Miserably To Tackle Drought Situation: BJP

The opposition on Wednesday alleged that the Odisha government has done nothing to provide relief to the drought-stricken farmers

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.

BJP Protest
Mahanga Double Murder Re-investigation: BJP Bays For Pratap Jena’s Head

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

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

Narayan Rane, Uddhav Thackeray
Protests Erupt Over Rane's 'Slap' Slur Against Uddhav Thackeray, Police Cane Protesters

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.

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.

BJP Team Visits Kharasrota Drinking Water Project
Kharasrota Drinking Water Project: BJP Delegation Visits Site, Demands Immediate Cease Work

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

BJD Reservation
BJD’s SEBC Reservation Move Ahead Of Odisha Panchayat Elections Draws Criticism

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).

Orissa High Court
Three Writ Petitions Filed In Orissa High Court Seeking Urban Body Polls

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

BJP meeting
Odisha BJP Plans Mass Outreach Programme With Eye On Panchayat 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

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.

Odisha BJP MPs Meet Food Min
Odisha BJP MPs Seek Central Inquiry Into PMGKAY Irregularities Allegations.

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.

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.

Odisha BJP President Samir Mohanty
Odisha BJP To Launch Week-Long Protest Over Electricity Tariff Hike, Frequent Power Cuts

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.