Tag: Bjp Odisha

Mamita Meher Murder: Lathi-charge On Protesting BJP Workers During SP Office Gherao

Tension prevailed during an attempt by BJP activists to gherao Keonjhar SP office on Monday. Demanding justice for murdered lady teacher Mamita Meher and other crimes in the district, the BJP members took to the streets.

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  • Monday, 01 November 2021
After Bijepur setback, Amit Shah to visit Odisha in April

Bhubaneswar: After the Bijepur bypoll debacle, Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) national president Amit Shah is all set to visit Odisha early next month apparently to galvanise the morale of party workers. BJP’s state unit president Basant Panda today informed that the details related to Shah’s visit will be finalised soon. Shah’s visit to the State […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
High likelihood of Narendra Modi contesting from Puri: BJP MLA

Bhubaneswar: A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi brushed off speculations of contesting form Puri Lok Sabha constituency in 2019 elections terming them as a figment of media’s imagination, party’s MLA from Padampur in Odisha, Pradip Purohit today said that there is a 90 per cent chance that the PM will join the fray for […]

  • Thursday, 24 June 2021
BJP announces candidates for 2 Lok Sabha, 9 Assembly seats in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) announced candidates for two Lok Sabha and nine Assembly seats in Odisha today. As per the list, Kharavela Swain, who rejoined the party on Monday, will contest from the Kandhamal Lok Sabha seat, while Prakash Mishra will fight from the Cuttack parliamentary constituency. Swain, who was elected to the Lok […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
Will simmering discontent mar BJP’s prospects in Odisha?

Bhubaneswar: Elections are all about chemistry and arithmetic… And the BJP is well aware how the ruling-BJD is on a strong footing in Odisha on both counts. While BJD is harping on CM Naveen Patnaik’s popularity, strong vote base and huge cadre, the State BJP seems to have ‘miscalculated’ its moves to checkmate the Naveen […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
BJP declares 3 LS, 11 Assembly candidates for Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday announced candidates for three Lok Sabha seats and eleven assembly seats in Odisha. The list has some surprises. While BJP has fielded yesteryear ollywood actress Aparajita Mohanty from Bhubaneswar North, the party has made veteran leader Bijoy Mahapatra its nominee from Patkura in Kendrapara. Bijoy had fought […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
BJP MLA candidate Nilamani Bisoyi arrested for 'smashing EVM' during Phase-2 polls

Berhampur: Hours after an FIR was lodged against BJP Assembly candidate Nilamani Bisoyi for allegedly smashing the Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) in polling booth no-182 at Renti village under Sorada Assembly constituency, police arrested him Thursday evening as his bail plea was rejected by the Court. As per reports, Ganjam District Collector Vijay Amruta Kulange […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
Column: When Exactly Was The BJD ‘Secular’?

By Sandeep Sahu Those who value secularism are aghast at the BJD’s decision to support the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) in Parliament, even after its suggestion to include Sri Lanka in the list of countries from where minorities have fled into India due to religious persecution, was rejected. But frankly, this writer cannot understand why […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
Electing New Chief Of Odisha Unit Will Be Challenging For BJP?

Bhubaneswar: By the end of December, the State unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will get its new president. Though the saffron party leaders currently claim to have no qualms over anyone assuming the charge, it seems that some expectations might meet with disappointments ahead of the New Year celebrations. A case in point […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
BJP Will Form Government In Odisha, Says Nadda
BJP Will Form Government In Odisha, Says JP Nadda

Bhubaneswar: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national president JP Nadda on Saturday expressed confidence that the saffron party will form the government in Odisha. Addressing the party’s virtual State executive meeting, the Nadda said, “The days are not far when we will form government in Odisha. We take the vow.” “In 2014 Lok Sabha election, we […]

  • Monday, 12 April 2021
Odisha Tops In BJP’s ‘Mission-East’ Move

Bhubaneswar: In its latest move in announcing a new team of State In-Charges, Bharatiya Janata Party seems to have given a solid footing to Odisha’s role in the party’s ‘Mission East’ policy. Even though the next Assembly election in Odisha remains far away, the saffron party has now turned its attention towards the State by […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021