Soon after BJD announced its candidate for the Padampur bypoll, several controversies popped up. Even posts surfaced on social media that she won’t stay in Padampur. However, some other social media posts countered the posts and claimed that Barsha is a native of Padampur and will live there.
Two tribal leaders from Odisha- former Jharkhand governor and State BJP leader Draupadi Murmu and former Union Tribal Affairs Minister Jual Oram are at the forefront for the next President of India.
The BJP MP from Sundargarh alleged that the government officials are conducting the construction work surreptitiously and the Odisha CM might not be aware of the entire issue.
Two senior BJP leaders - Union Minister of State for Tribal Affairs and Jal Shakti Bishweswar Tudu and Sundergarh MP Jual Oram - who are facing serious charges of assault and indecent behaviour have approached the Orissa High Court seeking anticipatory bail.
An aspirant for Sarpanch post, Gouri Munda alleged that she had approached the senior leader for his support.
Bhubaneswar: Union Tribal Affairs Minister Jual Oram, while addressing a presser today, announced that a two-day Scheduled Tribe (ST) ‘Mahasamabesh’ will be organised on Feb 2-3, 2019 in Bhubaneswar. Apart from 5000 delegates, PM Modi is likely to attend the event. While BJP national president Amit Shah will attend a massive rally on February 3, […]
Jharsuguda: The much-awaited Jharsuguda airport will be inaugurated on September 22 by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, informed Union Minister of Tribal Affairs Jual Oram today. The formal announcement came during the inspection of the airport by the Minister. “Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate Jharsuguda airport and some other important projects like Talcher fertiliser plant […]
Bhubaneswar: The Union government has approved an additional 92 Eklavya Model Residential Schools (EMRS) to be set up in Odisha on the lines of Kendriya Vidyalaya in view of providing quality education to tribal students, Union Tribal Affairs Minister Jual Oram informed on Tuesday. Informing about the development at a presser in a circuit house […]
New Delhi: Union Ministers Dharmendra Pradhan and Jual Oram today met Union Finance Minister Piyush Goyal to expedite disbursal of pending crop insurance claims under Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana. A committee comprising of members from Agriculture department, Finance department, State representatives, and insurance company representatives has been set up to expedite disbursal of the […]
Bhubaneswar: Union Tribal Affairs Minister Jual Oram accused the Biju Janata Dal (BJD)-led Odisha government of ignoring the tribals in the State. Speaking to the media, Jual Oram said that the state government is harassing the members of the tribal communities in Odisha in the name of caste certificates. Targeting the BJD government, the Union […]
Bhubaneswar: A day after terming fugitive liquor tycoon Vijay Mallya as smart and encouraging tribals to learn from his entrepreneurial qualities, Union Minister Jual Oram today took back his words and accepted that he “accidentally” took Mallya’s name. “I accidentally took Vijay Mallya’s name. I should have taken someone else’s name. I should not have […]
Bhubaneswar: Union Tribal Affairs Minister Jual Oram today promised to waive off loan for debt ridden farmers after BJP comes to power in the state next year. Sounding confident of the party’s victory in the 2019 polls, Oram during a meeting of BJP Kishan Morcha here stated, “Our party is going to come to power […]
Bhubaneswar: There was lack of foresight, said spokesperson of the ruling-BJD, Pratap Deb in an interview to a local news channel, adding further, “We should have known about their (Chhattisgarh government) intentions behind construction of one project after another on Mahanadi River.” “Had we thought of that, we would have thwarted their conspiracy. I accept […]
Bhubaneswar: After registering emphatic win in three north eastern States, BJP is now confident of continuing its winning streak, said Union Minister Jual Oram on Sunday. Reposing faith on the mission 120 plus target fixed by party president Amit Shah for Odisha, Oram claimed to form government by dethroning Naveen Patnaik. “The organisation that had […]
New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: Union Tribal Affairs Minister Jual Oram on Friday lashed out at the Odisha government alleging that it has been incompetent in utilising the funds sanctioned by his ministry. Addressing a presser in New Delhi, the Union Minister said Odisha gets around Rs 400-Rs 600 crore from Tribal Affairs Ministry every year but only […]
Bhubaneswar: Launching a scathing attack on Union Minister Jual Oram, Odisha minister Ramesh Chandra Majhi on Tuesday said the Tribal Affairs Minister’s statement in the Rajya Sabha on the controversial Polavaram project was not based on facts. Majhi, ST, SC Development, Minorities and Backward Classes Welfare Minister, in a letter to Oram said, “While relying […]
Bhubaneswar: BJD today lambasted Union Tribal Affairs Minister Jual Oram for his remarks in Rajya Sabha that no one from the tribal community in Odisha will be affected by the Polavaram Dam project in Andhra Pradesh. “Oram seems to be keen on safeguarding the interests of Andhra Pradesh as is understood from his statements in […]
New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: No tribal family from Odisha will be affected by the Polavaram project if the State government constructs an embankment to check flow of water into its border area, said Union Tribal Affairs Minister Jual Oram in the Rajya Sabha on Thursday. Oram informed the Upper House as per the reports of Polavaram Project […]
Bhubaneswar: Union Minister Jual Oram today launched a stinging attack on the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) by claiming that the ruling party’s allegations of poll fund irregularities against him are baseless and politically motivated. Rajya Sabha member Dilip Tirkey, along with more than 10 BJD MPs, met Chief Election Commissioner AK Joti on Thursday demanding […]
New Delhi: More than 10 Biju Janata Dal (BJD) MPs led by Rajya Sabha member Dilip Tirkey today met Chief Election Commissioner AK Joti demanding action against Union Minister Jual Oram over poll expenditure irregularities. They alleged Union Minister Oram has provided wrong information in his poll affidavit. After meeting the Election Commissioner, Tirkey said, […]