Tag: Modi

Two detained for hurling bombs at BJP office in Odisha

  Bhubaneswar: Two persons have been detained today for hurling bombs at Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) office in Bhubaneswar. According to sources, the accused allegedly abused the security guard deployed at the party’s office and hurled bombs. Splinters & stones from the exploded bombs have been recovered from the spot. “I heard the blast while […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
No Modi's 'Pareeksha pe Charcha' in Odisha schools

Bhubaneswar: Citing that the Annual HSC examinations are round the corner, the Odisha government today refused to make special arrangements in schools for broadcast of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Pareeksha Pe Charcha’ a programme which aims to share tips on stress-free examination and will be aired via video conferencing tomorrow. Briefing mediapersons, Odisha School and […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Tension erupts in Bijepur ahead of Modi's 'Mann ki baat' programme today

Bargarh: Much ahead of the broadcast of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Mann ki Baat’ programme today, tension erupted at the Bijepur bus stand area here late on Saturday night as the BJP and the BJD activists reportedly engaged in tearing posters of each other’s party. As per reports, the BJP had made arrangements at the […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
BJP to broadcast Modi’s ‘Mann Ki Baat’ in bypoll-bound Bijepur

Bhubaneswar: In a bid to bring together its workers in bypoll-bound Bijepur Assembly constituency, the Odisha unit of BJP has planned to broadcast Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s radio programme ‘Mann Ki Baat’ tomorrow in all the 270 booths. According to sources, the party has made extensive preparations for the same and 270 state-level leaders of […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
BJP recalibrates its 'Mission 120' after Gujarat contest

Bhubaneswar: After Gujarat assembly election, the BJP seems to be reassessing its claims of winning 120 or more seats in Odisha since its calculations went awry in the ‘Modi’fied state. The saffron party which had set a target of 150 seats in Gujarat before the election, managed to grab only 99. The party said the […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
BJP slams Odisha govt over farmers’ suicide

  Bhubaneswar: The suicide of Bargarh farmer Brunda Sahu allegedly over crop loss continues to remain a major political issue in the state with BJP State in-charge Arun Singh lambasting the State government over the farmers’ plight in Odisha.   Addressing a press conference here today, Singh alleged that Brunda Sahu of Kalapani village of […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Challenge accepted, but Naveen should debate in Odia: BJP

Bhubaneswar: Accepting BJD’s challenge for an open debate on the State government’s achievements and Central assistance, the State unit of BJP today set certain conditions for the regional party. “We are ready to debate with BJD on Amit Shah’s claim of Rs 4,000 crore central supports and State government achievements. But, we have two conditions […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Naveen urges PM to set up Tata Memorial Centre in Odisha for cancer patients

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi urging him to set up a Tata Memorial Cancer Centre in the state to provide affordable care to cancer patients in Odisha. Patnaik in his letter said that although the state has a good number of public and private hospitals along with a […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Is Jagannath only the Lord of the poor?

Bhubaneswar: The festival of Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath is being celebrated all over the globe today. But the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) drew criticism from people all over the country for tweeting that only the poor relate to Jagannath. As per the norm, the PMO wishes the public on all special occasions through social […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Dress rehearsal: 25 bullet proof vehicles in PM’s carcade of 200 vehicles

Bhubaneswar: The Commissionerate Police on Thursday conducted carcade rehearsal ahead of the two-day visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Odisha starting April 15. As many as 25 bullet proof cars were a part of the carcade of 200 vehicles, which plied from Biju Patnaik International airport to Janata Maidan. Police sources said, elaborate security […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Maoists protest Modi's Odisha visit through fresh posters

Rayagada: Nearly a week after suspected Maoists attacked Doikalu railway station in the district and left behind posters protesting the proposed visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the state, the left wing extremists today once again issued fresh warnings to the people, especially tribals of Rayagada and neighbouring districts, through posters to oppose the […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Ekamra Walks visitors near the Sun Dial of Mukteswar (1)
Heritage walk delight for students from Modi’s territory

Bhubaneswar: For them, it was an experience of lifetime. Earlier they had glancing through the pages of history of ancient Kalingan kingdom. Today the group of students from Prime Minister Modi’s constituency were face to face with treasures of times gone by. The 16th Edition of Ekamra heritage Walks, the heritage walk for the Temple […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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BJD MLA Mahesh Sahoo regrets for derogatory comments against PM Modi

Bhubaneswar: With Odisha Assembly witnessing uproarious scenes for last two days over BJD MLA’s unparliamentary remarks against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Mahesh Sahoo one of the two legislator of the ruling party who made the comments regretted over the issue today. Sahoo said he does not want to waste the important time of the house […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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LoP demands censure motion against Modi

Bhubaneswar: Even as the Annual Budget for the financial year 2017-18 was scheduled to be presented in the State Assembly today, the house saw commotion with Leader of Opposition Narasingha Mishra demanding censure motion against Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his remarks on poverty in Odisha. The discussions on the budget went well during the […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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Dharmendra Pradhan defends Modi’s remarks on poverty in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: After the ruling-BJD and Congress in Odisha, slammed PM Narendra Modi’s comments on poverty in Odisha, Union Petroleum minister defended the remarks citing Nagada malnourishment deaths, Dana Majhi episode and Japanese Encephalitis deaths as examples. Are not these issues are proof of the level of poverty in Odisha? The union minister asked while addressing […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021