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Tag: Debasish Samantaray

Don't Wash Dirty Linen In Public, BJD MLA Advises MP Anubhav Mohanty

Cuttack: On the ongoing controversy between the BJD MP Anubhav Mohanty and his wife and Ollywood actress Varsha Priyadarshini, president of BJD’s Cuttack district unit Debasish Samantaray on Monday said that the Parliamentarian should not wash dirty linen in public. Samantaray said that when it comes to keeping one’s image intact before people, a politician […]

BJP heavyweights mount attack on ruling BJD in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: With an objective to make rapid inroads, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is not leaving any stone unturned to woo the voters ahead of the crucial elections in Odisha. BJP heavyweights including former Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Union Minister of State for Power, Raj Kumar Singh and party’s National Vice-President Baijayant Panda […]

Woman BJD leader accuses party MLA Pranab Prakash Das of 'misbehaviour'

Bhubaneswar: Amidst the controversy and mounting pressure on BJD after party’s Barabati-Cuttack MLA Debasish Samantaray shoved the kin of Pulwama martyr, another BJD MLA has found himself in the dock. This time, a woman leader of BJD has brought misbehaviour allegations against party’s Jajpur legislator, Pranab Prakash Das aka Bobby. Tilottama Nayak, a woman BJD […]

Police complaints against BJD MLA for shoving Pulwama martyr’s kin

Bhubaneswar: It seems trouble for BJD legislator Debasish Samantaray is far from over as police complaints have been lodged against him by Mahila Congress and several individuals at various police stations seeking his arrest. Samantaray has been in the eye of storm after the video of his misbehaviour with the kin of martyred CRPF Jawan […]

Farmers' outfit opposes BJD's Jana Sampark Padyatra

Kujang: Members of the Naba Nirman Krushak Sangathan (NNKS) opposed the BJD’s Jana Sampark Padyatra at Ghodamara in Kujang of Jagatsinghpur district on Sunday. While BJD leaders including MLA Debasish Samantaray, MP Kulamani Samal and another party legislator Prashant Muduli were on their way to attend the padyatra programme at Fatepur in Kujang, some members […]

Debasish Samantaray & Dama Rout Eye Paradip As Campaign 2019 Gains Steam

Paradip: BJD’s Cuttack Barabati MLA Debasish Samantaray, who, days before, had made it clear that he is determined to oust senior MLA Damodar Rout from Paradip, once again opened up on his interest to fight from Paradip Assembly constituency in the upcoming general elections. During BJD’s Jana Sampark Padyatra Samabesh in Biswali village under Kujang […]

Race for Paradip: Dama Rout fires salvo at BJD leaders

Bhubaneswar: A day after BJD’s Cuttack Barabati MLA Debasish Samantaray said that he had to forego his interest for fighting from Paradip constituency because of Damodar Rout, the latter today took a dig at the MLA saying that Paradip is not an idle patch of land that anyone can come and start cultivating. Rout said, […]

Dama Rout hints at nexus between senior BJD leader & D-brothers

Cuttack: Known for his off-the-cuff remarks, BJD leader Damodar Rout once again on Saturday courted controversy by pointing finger at a senior BJD leader of Cuttack for links with arrested Dhala Samanta brothers. Answering to media queries on enforcement directorate (ED)’s summon to son of BJD’s heavyweight late Kalpataru Das and Dharmasala MLA Pranab Kumar […]

Mahtab’s 2nd Op-ed creates ripples again in BJD

Bhubaneswar: Five days after BJD MP Bhartruhari Mahtab ruffled party leaders through his column in a vernacular daily, the veteran parliamentarian has once again shaken the tectonic plates in the party in another writeup today. Besides criticising some party leaders like Damodar Rout and Surya Narayan Patro, Mahatab also blamed news channels for ‘amplifying’ his […]

Torture case: BJD MLA's sister-in-law meets SCW again

Bhubaneswar: Sikha Samantaray, wife of Barabati-Cuttack BJD MLA Debashish Samantaray’s brother, on Tuesday once again met the State Commission for Women (SCW) in connection with the mental harassment complaint she had lodged against the legislator. After a discussion with the commissioner of SCW, Sikha said, “I have faith on the commission and I am sure […]

Relative files harassment case against BJD MLA

Bhubaneswar: Biju Janata Dal (BJD) MLA from Barabati-Cuttack constituency Debashish Samantaray landed in a fresh soup after his brother’s wife Sikha Samantaray filed a mental harassment case against the legislator at the State Commission for Women (SCW). In her complaint Sikha alleged that she is being tortured mentally by Samantaray. “He is not giving the […]