Tag: Narendra Modi

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7th Pay Commission: Did Govt cheat employees on allowances?

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The Central government employees had a lot of expectations from the much hyped 7th pay commission but the changes the Narendra Modi-government brought in allowances, have made the employees feel cheated. Being ‘upset, angry and dissatisfied’ with the government decision, the employees Federation has decided to take up the matter with the government. […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Class X student writes to PM for a 108 ambulance

Kendrapara: Requesting Prime Minister Narendra Modi to facilitate sending a 108 vehicle to Kalamada Sasan village, Class X student Subhasis Mallick has sought the PM’s intervention to get his grandmother admitted to a hospital. In a letter to Modi, Subhasis mentioned that due to lack of road connectivity he could not avail the 108 free […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
 ‘Paika Academy’ to be proposed during Paika Rebellion's 200th year celebration

Bhubaneswar: The Paikas of Khurda will put forth their proposal before Centre to set up a ‘Paika Academy’ in State at a special function on July 20 in Delhi marking the 200th anniversary of Khurda Paika Rebellion. “The Paikas will be felicitated at the function there. We will also reiterate our demand to set up […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Family seeks PM's interference to get justice

Bhubaneswar: Hoping to get justice, she ran from pillar to post, but Kamala Nayak and her only differently-abled son from Kupari village of Khaira block in Balasore district got no help. She then took a decision few would make by seeking help from the Prime Minister himself. Sources said after getting approval from the PMO, […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
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Paddy MSP hike: BJD stages protest across Odisha, alleges Centre’s apathy

Bhubaneswar: Intensifying its protest over the Centre’s decision to increase the minimum support price (MSP) for paddy by a mere Rs 80 per quintal for the financial year 2017-18, the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) today staged demonstration across the State. Alleging sheer apathy of the BJP-led Central government towards the plight of the farmers in […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Sounding of gong at 12 to signal GST launch

New Delhi: Goods and Service Tax (GST) being touted as the  the biggest tax reform of the country, is all set to be launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Parliament’s historic Central Hall at midnight. President Pranab Mukherkee will also be present at the event. Here’s a quick look at some updates ahead of […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
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MSP hike: BJD's state-wide agitation from July 10

Bhubaneswar: Protesting paltry hike in minimum support price (MSP) of paddy, BJD today decided to stage a week-long demonstration across the State from July 10. Addressing a press conference here on Saturday, vice-president of the party Debi Prasad Mishra criticized the BJP government for making a mockery of farmers’ plight in the State. “The hike […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
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CM Naveen writes to PM Modi against further disinvestment of Nalco

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi against further disinvestment of the Nalco. He also urged to issue instructions to the Ministry of Mines in this regard. “Nalco has been a symbol of Odisha’s pride. There is discontentment among the people of Odisha and the employees of the company after […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
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BJD to support Ram Nath Kovind for President after PM speaks to CM Naveen

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today said that BJD will support NDA’s candidate Ram Nath Kovind as Presidential candidate. “The Hon’ble PM spoke to me to inform about the candidature of Ram Nath Kovind as Presidential nominee. He sought the support of BJD in this regard. Last time BJD had proposed the name of […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Good people are welcome to party: Dharmendra Pradhan

Bhubaneswar: A day after an English TV channel aired a speculative report on Kendrapara MP Baijayant Panda joining BJP, Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today said the party welcomes people into its fold who repose faith in the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP national president Amit Shah. Replying to a media query […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
NISER should get National Importance status, Naveen writes to Modi

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister on Friday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for conferring Institute of National Importance status on National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER). In a letter, Patnaik has urged the Prime Minister to confer the status of national importance through an Act of Parliament, official sources said. Stating that the […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Agri min says will meet PM before June 30 on paddy MSP

Bhubaneswar: The House Committee today met to discuss the Minimum Support Price (MSP) of paddy. Agriculture minister Damodar Rout said the state government will meet Prime Minister Modi by June 30 to discuss the MSP. During the meeting of the House Committee on paddy MSP, Rout said that the government will again try to get […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Mahtab eulogises Modi-led BJP govt on BJD's 17th anniversary

Bhubaneswar: On a day when the BJD led government is celebrating its third year in the fourth consecutive term rule in the state, MP Bhartruhari Mahtab preferred eulogising  the Narendra Modi-government in Centre through a newspaper column. The parliamentarian, of late, has been in the eye of many storms for his writings in the editorial […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
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Odisha BJP to highlight Centre’s achievements in villages

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: On completion of three years of the Narendra Modi-led government, the Odisha BJP has decided to shift its focus on rural areas to strengthen its position in the state. Eleven party leaders from the state including spokesperson Golak Mohapatra, Pradeep Purohit, Pratap Sarangi and others on Sunday attended a meeting chaired by Amit […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
BJP MLA Dilip Ray alleges Central apathy towards Rourkela

Bhubaneswar: At a time when Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is leaving no stone unturned to strengthen the party organisation in the State, its Rourkela MLA Dilip Ray today alleged dilly-dallying by his own party-led government at the Centre and accused it of showing apathetic attitude towards the Steel City. Ray alleged that Modi had promised construction […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021