Tag: Narendra Modi

Srikant Jena
Srikant Jena writes to Modi on Mahanadi water, coal cess issues

Bhubaneswar: Reiterating demand for a tribunal to resolve Mahanadi water dispute, senior Congress leader Srikant Jena has today written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi urging him to ask Chhattisgarh government to stop  construction of barrage on Mahanadi river. “We can’t allow the Mahanadi to dry up as Odisha would be severely affected. I have tried to […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Modi in Gonda
OYS protests PM’s Odisha visit, demands jobs for unemployed Odias

Bhubaneswar: Protests opposing Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Odisha visit on April 15 have gained momentum in the state with the Odisha Yuva Samaj (OYS) strongly condemning the PM’s remark that Odisha is a poverty-stricken state. The body has threatened to protest the PM’s visit  to the state. Sharply reacting to the PM’s remarks, OYS President […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
BJP’s national executive meet to focus on pro-poor schemes

Bhubaneswar: Buoyed by the party’s landslide victory in the recently concluded panchayat polls, especially in the backward districts like Kalahandi and Mayurbhanj, the Odisha unit of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is banking on the ‘strategies’ for effective implementation of pro-poor schemes of the Centre, during the two-day brainstorming national executive meet of the party beginning […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Utkal Express derailment
BJP to chalk out strategies for 2019 general elections in national executive meet

Bhubaneswar: Union Petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan today said the upcoming national executive meet of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), from April 15, would be held based on results of the recently concluded polls and strategies would be chalked out for the 2019 general elections. Speaking on the sideline of the Misrana Parva held at the party […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
IE 100 most powerful Indians in 2017: 3 Odias in top 50

Bhubaneswar: Three persons from Odisha, Dipak Misra, Dharmendra Pradhan and P K Mishra have been ranked among the top 100 most powerful Indians by the Indian Express in a list that has been topped by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the second consecutive time. Dipak Misra, who is a judge of the Supreme Court of […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Arun Singh
Modi to stay two days in Odisha during BJP’s executive meet

Bhubaneswar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will stay in Odisha for two days during BJP’s 3-day national executive meet to be held here from April 14. Informing this, party’s Odisha in-charge Arun Singh said party functionaries will meet on April 14 and the meeting will be presided over by national president Amit Shah. The meeting on […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Bhartruhari Mahtab-Dharmendra Pradhan
BJD MP Mahtab lauds Union PNG Minister as 'our favourite minister'

Bhubaneswar: BJD MP Bhartruhari Mahtab was all praises for Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, at the launch event of City Gas Distribution (CGD) project in Bhubaneswar, today. Mahtab termed Pradhan as ‘our favourite minister’ in his speech and announced that the latter is administering the resolution Prime Minister Narendra Modi has taken […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Modi Impact
Will Modi impact run in 2019 general elections in Odisha?

Bhubaneswar: Discussions regarding the impact of the, Uttar Pradesh and other States, assembly election results on Odisha politics is making the rounds. Will the magic of Modi click in the 2019 elections is a question running in many minds. How will the results influence and to what extent. Calculations have been started to find out, […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Naveen targets Central Government
State Government is financing public welfare schemes from its own pockets: Patnaik

Bhubaneswar: Attending the Biju Patnaik birth centenary celebration at BJD State office here today, party Supremo and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik alleged the Central Government of closing many public welfare programmes and schemes. The State Government is financing the schemes from its own pockets, he added. In his address to the public, the Chief Minister […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Dharmendra Pradhan
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
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Furore in Assembly over Modi’s poverty remark

Bhubaneswar: Demanding an apology from Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his Odisha poverty remark made at an election rally in Uttar Pradesh yesterday, Congress legislators on Saturday stalled the proceedings of the House while shouting slogans whereas BJD members staged a dharna in the State Assembly premises. As soon as the House assembled for today’s […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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BJD slams PM’s disparaging remarks on Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The ruling BJD today came down heavily on the remarks of Prime Minister Narendra Modi that Odisha stands as the leading state in the country in terms of poverty and starvation. Terming the statement of the Prime Minister as indecent and grossly unfortunate, BJD spokesman Pratap Keshari Deb said, the former, before giving such […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Narendra Modi
Panchayat polls: Modi thanks people of Odisha for unstinting support to BJP

Bhubaneswar/Kannauj: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today conveyed his heartfelt gratitude to the people of Odisha for their unstinting and unprecedented support to the BJP in the ongoing five-phase Panchayat elections in the state. Addressing a massive election rally in Kannauj in Uttar Pradesh, Modi said despite the fact that the BJP organisation in Odisha is […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Mohan Sethi
Odisha boy wins National Bravery Award

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi presented National Bravery Award for the year 2016 to 25 children of the country including Mohan Sethy of Odisha at a glittering ceremony in the national capital today. The Prime minister presented a citation, plaque and cash prize to Sethy. A native of Cuttack district, Sethy had displayed exemplary […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Modi, Naveen condole Hirakhand Express train tragedy

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday condoled the deaths of 34 people who were killed during a train derailment in Andhra Pradesh’s Vizianagaram district. “My thoughts are with those who lost their loved ones due to the derailment of Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Express. The tragedy is saddening,” the Prime Minsiter’s office said in a tweet […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021