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Prabodh Tirkey alleges misbehaviour by traffic cops near AAC venue

Bhubaneswar: Former captain of the Indian hockey team and Olympian Prabodh Tirkey alleged that police in charge of traffic regulation for Asian Athletes Championship misbehaved with him today at Jayadev Vihar square here near Kalinga Stadium. Driver of a VIP vehicle first ensued arguments with the hockey midfielder at the traffic point. Tirkey brought the […]

Dead body on shoulders: Dharmendra, Jual condemn Mahaprayan failure

Bhubaneswar: A day after the body of an old woman was carried on shoulders from a hospital in Sorada of Ganjam district, Petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan and his senior cabinet colleague Jual Oram harangued the State Government and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik for ‘failure’ of the Mahaprayan vehicle meant for carrying dead bodies from hospital […]

Naveen thanks Jual for raising plight of kendu leaf pluckers

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today thanked Union Minister Jual Oram for writing to him demanding an amendment to the Odisha Kendu Leaves Act, 1961. In a reply to Oram, Patnaik mentioned in a letter that the State government has taken a pledge to safeguard the rights of kendu leaf pluckers and necessary steps will […]

BJP alleges BJD gaining political mileage from Asian Athletics Meet

Bhubaneswar: With just three more days to go for the Asian Athletics Championship, Odisha BJP today targeted BJD over use of Chief Minister and party supremo Naveen Patnaik’s photo in the advertisement of the athletics meet to be held at Kalinga Stadium here. BJP General Secretary Prithiviraj Harichandan alleged the government is using the event […]

Egg attack on Jual Oram: Aul BJD leader Bhisma Mohanty arrested

Aul (Kendrapara): Two more persons, including local BJD leader Bhisma Mohanty was arrested by Aul Police in connection with egg attack on union minister Jual Oram during his visit to Rajkanika in Kendrapara on June 16. The chief accused in the case, Mohanty is husband of former Aul Panchayat Samiti chairperson. Earlier, seven persons were […]

BJP blames Pratap Deb for egg attack on Jual Oram

Bhubaneswar: Alleging involvement of BJD Rajya Sabha member Pratap Deb in the egg attack on Union Minister Jual Oram at Rajkanika in Kendrapara, BJP today questioned why the State government has not nabbed those involved in the incident even after more than 24 hours. Talking to mediapersons at the Aul bungalow, BJP State Mahila Morcha […]

Jual writes to Rajnath on egg attack, seeks intervention

Bhubaneswar: Union Tribal Affairs Minister Jual Oram today wrote a letter to Home Minister Rajnath Singh regarding the recent egg attack on his vehicle by BJD activists during his visit to Kendrapada district and sought his intervention in the matter. In the letter, the Union Minister mentioned that those who pelted eggs at his vehicle […]

Egg attack on Jual Oram: BJP observes 7-hr Sundergarh bandh

Sundergarh: Vehicular traffic was disrupted due to a seven-hour Sundergarh bandh call given by BJP from 6 am today over egg attack on Union Minister Jual Oram during a visit to Kendrapara district on Wednesday. The party activists have blocked roads and staged pickets at various places in the district demanding immediate arrest of persons […]

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Amit Shah's Odisha visit rescheduled to July 4

Bhubaneswar: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah’s three-day visit to Odisha has been rescheduled to July 4. He was earlier scheduled to visit the State on June 22. In view of the forthcoming President Poll, Shah’s programme has been rescheduled to July 4, 5 and 6. “As the president of BJP, Shah’s presence during […]

BJP calls for Sundargarh bandh tomorrow

Sundargarh: To protest against the egg attack on Union Minister Jual Oram’s vehicle by BJD activists in Kendrapara district, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has called for a seven-hour bandh in Sundargarh tomorrow. The bandh is called from 7 am to 1 pm. However, emergency services like healthcare and bank services will remain unaffected. Activists […]

If anyone hurls eggs, I will make omelette out of it: Babul Supriyo

Bhubaneswar: Taking a sarcastic jibe on BJD leaders for attacking Union Minister Jual Oram with eggs, Union Minister of State for Heavy Industries Babul Supriyo today said he is not afraid to face any such attack during his visit to Odisha. Soon after arriving at the capital city, the singer-turned-politician sarcastically said, “I never fear […]

Egg attack on Jual Oram's vehicle: BJP files complaint with police

Bhubaneswar: A few hours after Union Tribal Affairs Minister Jual Oram’s vehicle was attacked with eggs by BJD activists during his visit to Kendrapara district on Wednesday, the BJP lodged a complaint with police last night. Accusing 22 persons in the incident, BJP senior leader Brajsundar Bhuiyan filed an FIR at the Aul police station. […]

Egg attack: BJD goes Congress way, attacks Jual Oram, shows black flags

Kendrapara: Union Tribal Affairs Minister Jual Oram today faced stiff resistance from BJD and Congress during his visit to Rajkanika area in the district to attend BJP’s ‘Sabka Saath Sabka Vikas’ programme. Protesting his tour to the coastal district, BJD activists showed black flags and hurled eggs at the vehicle of the Minister at Aul. […]

BJP’s ‘Mo Booth Sabuthu Majboot’ kicks off today

Bubaneswar: Eyeing 2019 general elections, the Odisha BJP launched its ‘Mo Booth Sabuthu Majboot’ (my booth is the strongest) programme today to strengthen party base at grassroots level. Union minister Jual Oram  kickstarted the campaign from Chandaka in Bhubaneswar. Hundreds of tribal people joined the party on the occasion. “They received primary membership of the […]

Amit Shah to relish ‘Pakhala’ during Odisha visit

Bhubaneswar: BJP top brass Amit Shah will savour ‘pakhala’ during his trip to the state later this month to reach out to people and strengthen the party base at grassroots level. Shah will be trying Odia dishes during his Berhampur visit. This is the formula the party had applied during the UP elections too. The […]

BJD position in Odisha now akin to JD in mid-90s: Jual Oram

Bhubaneswar: Senior BJP leader and Union Tribal Affairs Minister Jual Oram on Tuesday said the position of the ruling BJD in Odisha has become just like that of the Janata Dal during 1995-97. Speaking to mediapersons here, the Union Minister said resentment is brewing among the BJD cadres and it is clearly visible from outside. […]

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Jual Oram clears air, says not keen on CM's post

Bhubaneswar: Brushing aside speculation, Union minister Jual Oram on Wednesday said he was not interested in the post of Chief Minister of Odisha. Oram told this on the sidelines of attending the working committee meet at Panposh in Sundergarh district. Responding to media queries, Oram said, “I am not interested in CM post. Tomorrow if […]

BJP targets Naveen ahead of State Executive Meet

Bhubaneswar: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is gearing up for a two day state executive meet at Baripada from April 22 to chalk out a roadmap to bolster its base in Odisha. And the party has, as usual, kept its agenda to target Naveen led government in the state. Official sources said that the state […]

Jual tags Naveen & Mamata as 'sinners' of ponzi scam

Bhubaneswar: Hitting out at Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and his West Bengal counterpart Mamata Banerjee over their recent meeting in New Delhi, Union Minister Jual Oram today alleged that there is a secret coalition between BJD-TMC and dubbed both the leaders as ‘sinners’ of multi-crore  ponzi scam. The Statement of the Tribal Affairs minister came […]

Oram’s remark nothing more than wishful thinking: Naveen

Bhubaneswar: Rubbishing BJP leader and Union Minister Jual Oram’s statement on some BJD MPs and legislators showing interest to join BJP, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today said the remark can be tagged as ‘wishful thinking.’ Patnaik was replying to a query by newsmen after meeting the panchayat raj representatives of Puri district. ”I can only […]

Centre will work towards eradicating unemployment from Odisha: Kalraj

Bhubaneswar: Describing Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) sector as an opportunity for Odisha, Union Minister Kalraj Mishra on Tuesday said the Centre will take steps to eradicate unemployment from the state by promoting small scale units and start ups. “MSME sector has become a challenge as well as opportunity for Odisha. We will be […]

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Ruling-BJD MPs, MLAs in talks to join BJP: Jual Oram

Bhubaneswar: In what could be an explosive overture ahead of BJP’s upcoming national executive meet in Odisha, senior party leader and Union Minister Jual Oram created a flutter by stating that leaders, including MPs and MLAs from the ruling-BJD are in talks to join the saffron party. Not only BJD, members including former MLAs, MPs, […]

Mortal remains of Pyarimohan consigned to flames

Bhubaneswar: Mortal remains of former Rajya Sabha member Pyarimohan Mohapatra were consigned to flames here today as his near and dear ones and admirers bid a tearful adieu to the departed leader. The last rites were performed at the Satya Nagar crematorium in the presence of a host of dignitaries as Mohapatra’s son Sambit lit […]

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BJP demands CBI probe into Congress-BJD ‘horse trading’

Bhubaneswar: A day after Congress MLA Prafulla Majhi alleged horse trading in which Rs one crore deal was struck to lure one of the party’s candidates to vote for BJD in the Sundergarh Zilla Parishad (ZP) chairman post, BJP levelled similar charges against the Congress and BJD, and demanded a CBI probe into the matter. […]

BJP moves HC after BJD amends ZP election rules

Bhubaneswar: With election for Zilla Parishad chairmen in State scheduled to be held on March 12, the BJP on Friday moved the Orissa High Court after the State government stirred the hornet’s nest by making a change in the Odisha Zilla Parishad Act – 1994. According to sources, Section 51 of the Act has been […]