Tag: Narendra Modi

After Modi, now Mamata eyes Odisha

Bhubaneswar: After the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)’s recently concluded two-day National Executive meet in which party leaders across the country delved into its pan-India poll roadmap, Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader and West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee is likely to hold a public rally here during her three-day Odisha visit beginning tomorrow. If sources are […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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Lady detained for trying to meet PM

Bhubaneswar: In a quite eventful visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Odisha for BJP’s two-day National Executive Meet here, another eye catching incident caught everyone’s attention in which a young woman put the police and security officials on their toes for a while when she was trying to meet the PM. As per sources, […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Modi flies back with Lord Lingaraj’s prasad

Bhubaneswar: As the two-day BJP’s national executive meet concluded, the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who was here for the last two day to attend the grand conference, flied to Surat in the afternoon today with the prasad, which he offered to Lord Lingaraj in the morning. Top party leaders including Odisha chief Basant Panda, KV […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
PM Modi offers prayer at Lingaraj temple

Bhubaneswar: After assuming office as Prime Minister, Narendra Modi visited the Lingaraj Temple in Bhubaneswar for the first time amidst tight security arrangements and paid obeisance to the deities at the sacred shrine. With chanting of slokas and hymns, Modi performed abhisekh and also offered bel leaves and flowers to the deity at the main temple for nearly […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Modi to visit Lingaraj temple today

Bhubaneswar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi who is here in Bhubaneswar to attend BJP’s National Executive Meet, will offer obeisance to Lord Lingaraj on Sunday. Modi is also scheduled to felicitate the descendants of families associated with the rebellion against British colonialsm, called the Paika rebellion. The felicitation ceremony will be organised at Raj Bhavan between 8 am […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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BJP’s Sambit Patra targets Naveen government failure

Bhubaneswar: National spokesperson of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Sambit Patra today lashed out at the Naveen government for its misgovernance in Odisha. Patra said BJP president Amit Shah stated that even after 17 years of BJD rule in the State, people are deprived of basic amenities. As per statistics, 14 per cent people in Odisha […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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‘Least worried’ over BJP's national executive meet, says Naveen

Bhubaneswar: Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik today said he is not at all worried over the national executive meet of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) here with saffron expansion in the State being its key agenda. “I’m not in the least bit worried,” said the BJD supremo in reply to a query. Patnaik also said […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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Blaming EVMs for defeat in polls is like disrespecting EC, says Shah

Bhubaneswar: BJP chief Amit Shah today said blaming Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) for defeat in polls is like disrespecting the Election Commission (EC). Shah said Narendra Modi is the most popular leader today due to his extraordinary connect with the people, Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad briefed media persons during the party’s national executive meet in the Capital […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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PM arrives in Odisha; leaves crowd frenzied

Bhubaneswar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today led a roadshow and broke security protocol to step out of his vehicle to wave and shake hands with a frenzied crowd as he arrived here to attend the two-day BJP national executive meeting with saffron expansion in Odisha being its key agenda. A large number of people stood along the […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
BJP proposes renaming Janata Maidan as Santha Kabi Bhima Bhoi ground

Bhubaneswar: A day before the BJP national executive meeting kick-starts in Bhubaneswar, the saffron party has proposed renaming the Janata Maidan, its venue for the two-day national executive meet, as the Santha Kabi Bhima Bhoi ground in honour of the legendary saint-poet of Odisha. The proposal came from the Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Avoid specific city routes in view of VVIP movement: CP advisory

Bhubaneswar: Traffic and security arrangements have been beefed up before the much awaited visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other top national BJP cadre leaders to attend party’s two day National Executive Meeting scheduled here on April 15 and 16. The Commissionerate Police has issued a press release advising public to avoid travelling through […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Amit Shah to reach city today before National Executive Meet

Bhubaneswar: Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Odisha to grace the two day BJP National Executive Meeting, party President Amit Shah will reach the capital city here today. Party sources said, the leader is scheduled to reach the city at around 1.10 pm and thereafter he will garland the statue of B R […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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4 IG rank officers, 100 platoons of police in-charge of PM’s security

Bhubaneswar: To ensure full-proof security arrangement during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s two-day Bhubaneswar visit starting from April 15, a total of 100 platoons of police and two companies of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) will be deployed. This was informed by Odisha DGP KB Singh here today. Apart from this, four IG rank officers […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Elaborate security arrangements in place for NaMo’s visit

Bhubaneswar: Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the state, a Special Protection Group (SPG) team, the elite reckoning force responsible for Prime Minister’s security details, headed by IG Jaswant Jethwa reviewed the security arrangements here on Wednesday. The team went to the Airport, Janata Maidan and the Lingaraj temple here and inspected security arrangements. […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
'Thank you Modiji,' Odisha girl expresses gratitude for getting loan to marry

Bhubaneswar: When 21-year old Priyabati Nayak, a resident of Unchabahali village in Boudh district realised that she won’t be able to marry until his father is free from a housing loan and that will take years to repay, she did what others at her age would not have thought of. She wrote a letter to […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021