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BJP core committee reviews panchayat poll results

Bhubaneswar: Core Committee of Odisha BJP has started post-mortem of the three-tier panchayat poll results. It is reviewing the factors that helped in victory of some party candidates and the flaws which led to defeat of others. Even the party has decided to fight legal battle for the candidates who have lost the polls in […]

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People have rejected BJP leaders in state panchayat polls: BJD

Bhubaneswar: The ruling BJD today claimed that the Odisha state BJP president and two of its union ministers have been rejected by the people of their respective districts in the three-tier panchayat elections. “BJP state president Basant Panda, union ministers Jual Oram and Dharmendra Pradhan, have been rejected by the people of Nuapada, Sundergarh and […]

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Jena should thank CBI for not arresting him: Oram

Bhubaneswar: Union Tribal Affairs Minister Jual Oram today said BJD MP Rabindra Jena should thank CBI for not arresting him so far instead of making allegations against the investigating agency probing the chit fund scam in Odisha. “Rabindra Jena should thank CBI for not arresting him so far. He(Jena) should have been in jail by […]

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Shah enthusiastic about Panchayat poll results: Oram

Bhubaneswar: In a sharp departure from the earlier occasions, BJP national president Amit Shah during his one day visit to the State on Friday, choose to stay away from talking to media and held discussions with party’s office bearers here. Shah, party karyakartas (activists) said, expressed his enthusiasm about the ensuing panchayat poll results. “Besides […]

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Minor girl torching case: Crime Branch sleuths record victim’s statement

Rourkela: The Crime Branch police, which is probing into the torching of a minor girl at Madhupur village in Kalahandi district, today recorded the statement of the victim at Ispat General Hospital (IGH) here. Reports said a three-member Crime Branch team went to IGH where the victim is undergoing treatment, and recorded her statement which […]

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Modi's praise for Naveen fuels talk of new BJP-BJD equation

Bhubaneswar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s admiration to chief minister Naveen Patnaik on demonetisation issue has led to speculation on prospect of a new political equation even as both the parties have ruled out any such political understanding. Not only the Prime Minister, but also his Cabinet colleagues like Piyus Goyal, Arun Jaitely, Rajnath Singh had […]

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2 Union ministers pay homage to freedom fighters of Odisha

Sambalpur/ Dhenkanal: As part of BJP’s nationwide ‘Yaad Karo Kurbani’ campaign, two Union ministers on Wednesday visited Sambalpur and Dhenkanal districts to pay tributes to freedom fighters from the state. Union Tribal Affairs minister Jual Oram visited Khinda village in Sambalpur to pay his respects to freedom fighter Veer Surendra Sai. To mark the occasion, […]

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Four Union ministers to attend 'Yaad Karo Kurbani' programme in Odisha

Four Union ministers will visit Odisha on August 17 and 20 to attend the ‘Yaad Karo Kurbani’ programme to mark the 70th Independence Day

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Centre assures Odisha of all assistance to tackle dengue

With dengue cases on the rise in Odisha, the Centre today assured the state of providing assistance in taking preventive measures to tackle the disease and said it is even prepared to send a team of doctors

BJD trying to cover up Kandhamal killings: Jual

Bhubaneswar: Coming down heavily on the ruling BJD government over the alleged crossfire at Krutamgada in Kandhamal district which claimed lives of six innocent tribals, Union Tribal Affairs minister Jual Oram today said the state government is trying to sweep the matter under the carpet. Talking to OTV, the Union minister said, “A 10-member team […]

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BJP to sound panchayat poll bugle at Sudargarh meet today

Sundargarh: The BJP will prepare a blueprint for the panchayat elections slated for next year at a two-day executive body meeting of the party beginning here today.

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I believe in work, not publicity: Naveen

Bhubaneswar: Claiming that his government was doing “exceedingly well” in achieving its promises despite fund cuts by the Centre, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today said he believes in work and not publicity. “My government is accountable to the people of Odisha. We believe in work and not in publicity,” Patnaik said at a hurriedly-convened […]

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Two Union Ministers fail to reach Rourkela for Vikash Utsav

The visit of Union Steel Minister Narendra Singh Tomar and Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Krishna Pal Gujjar to the steel city was cancelled due to bad weather, Union minister and Sundargarh MP Jual Oram said on Monday

Oram, Pradhan ask Patnaik govt to give account of performance

Balasore: Two Union ministers today asked the BJD dispensation in Odisha to give an account of its achievements during the 17-year-rule and accused Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik of “running the government though officers” instead of people’s representatives. Union Minister for Tribal Affairs Jual Oram and Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan […]

Oram attends meeting to discuss status of hospital at IGH

Rourkela: Union Tribal Affairs Minister Jual Oram today discussed the progress in setting up of a Medical College and Super Speciality Hospital at Ispat General Hospital (IGH). Rourkela MLA Dilip Ray also attended the high level meeting and held discussions with RSP’s CEO Ashwini Kumar and other senior officials of the steel plant. Both the […]

Cancellation of DQ allotment an uphill task for govt

The State government is likely to face an uphill task while cancellation of plot/flat allocations under the discretionary quota (DQ)

Centre to set up tribal advisory body: Jual Oram

Union Minister Jual Oram on Monday said the Centre would soon form an advisory body to address issues related to tribals and it has initiated steps to strengthen welfare measures launched for them

Cong has distorted my statement: Oram

Hours after senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh and OPCC chief Prasad Harichandan attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a press meet in New Delhi alleging laxity in the CBI probe into the chit fund and mining scams in Odisha, Union Tribal Welfare Minister Jual Oram said on Sunday the Congress leaders distorted the meaning of his statement and were trying to score political mileage

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Oram drops bombshell; says Centre has let BJD off the hook on scams

Union Tribal Affairs Minister Jual Oram on Friday dropped a bombshell saying the Odisha government should thank the Union for letting itself off the hook in the CBI probe in the chit-fund and mines scams in the State

Smart Cities: Central nod for two in Odisha

The Smart Cities Mission, which was approved by the Union Cabinet today, includes two cities from Odisha out of the 100 identified. The mission aims at promoting efficient use of available assets and enhancing the quality of urban life

Jual Oram contests Naveen's claim

Bhubaneswar: Union minister for Tribal Affairs Jual Oram today said that the State government was politicising the issue of special assistance for States. Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik today said that the State was a victim of political discrimination by the Centre as the State’s share in the 14th Finance Commission grant was reduced. The […]

Oram advocates zero displacement while setting up projects

Advocating zero displacement and zero harm to environment while setting up projects, Union Tribal Affairs Minister Jual Oram on Sunday said he would present his views on the proposed iron ore mining at Khandadhar hill in Sundargarh district to the Centre

Improvement in health & education of tribals top priority: Oram

Making a solid pitch for improvement in condition of tribals of Odisha, Union Minister for Tribal Affairs Jual Oram on Sunday said his ministry’s top priority would be betterment of health and education of ST communities as they populate 46% of geographical area of the state

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Naveen, Oram, Pyari hit campaign trail in Cuttack

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday campaigned....