Tag: Narendra Modi

Paddy MSP
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
naveen patnaik
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
Presidential candidate
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
pradeep Purohit
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
Naveen urges NaMo to expedite New Energy & Innovation Institute work

Bhubaneswar: Urging the Centre to facilitate the early construction of the proposed National Institute of New Energy and Innovation in the state capital, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today shot off a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking his intervention in the issue. The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) had decided to set […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
BJP plans gala for its 3 yrs at Centre, BJD says nothing to cheer about

Bhubaneswar: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is planning to celebrate three years of the Narendra Modi government in a grand way. Party sources said, programmes will be spread over almost a fortnight, when Union ministers and MPs here will reach out to people to propagate how various programmes have helped the people and educate them […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Women Commission
Odisha police is trying to shield culprits: NWC

Bhubaneswar: National Women’s Commission (NWC) member Sushma Sahu, on Thursday, lashed out at the State police for its biased approach towards the Parbati Sasmal case. Sasmal of Kalikuda in Jagatsinghpur district, was allegedly attacked by BJD supporters for handing over a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a road show in Bhubaneswar. Sahu met […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Babula Panda
Freedom fighter’s grandson yet to be traced

Bhubaneswar: The grandson of freedom fighter Laxmi Indira Panda, who came to Bhubaneswar for felicitation by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Raj Bhavan on April 16, is yet to reach his home in Jeypore of Koraput district. Three of the four family members of Indira Panda, including the grandson Babula, went to the Bhubaneswar […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Freedom Fighter's kin
Controversy surfaces over freedom fighter’s true heir

Bhubaneswar: Kin of freedom fighter Chakara Bisoi who was felicitated by PM Narendra Modi in Bhubaneswar landed in controversy after descendants and locals alleged that the actual heritor of the freedom fighter was not felicitated. As per allegations, Chakara was childless. He had two brothers Nanda and Sankha whose descendants are living in Bhanjanagar, Jagannath […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Naveen lends help to freedom fighter’s kin stranded without money

Bhubaneswar: CM Naveen Patnaik today ordered the Balasore Collector to assist freedom fighter Laxmi Indira Panda’s daughter-in-law Sujata Panda in returning home when she boarded wrong train and got stranded after attending PM Modi’s felicitation ceremony in Bhubaneswar. According to sources, Sujata who had to go to Jeypore boarded a wrong train to Balasore. She […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021