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Justice For Mamita
Mamita Meher Murder Case: Student Congress stages protest in Bhubaneswar

Demanding justice in Mamita Meher murder case, the student wing of Odisha Congress (NSUI) took to the streets of Bhubaneswar again on Tuesday (October 26).

Protests Erupts Outside Naveen Niwas
Mamita Meher Case: Protests Erupt Outside Naveen Niwas Demanding Removal Of Minister Dibyashankar

Protests erupt as mystery deepens in lady teacher Mamita Meher case. Odisha Youth Congress staged demonstration in front of Naveen Niwas.

Watch: 'Sin Politics Plays Out During BJP's Siege Of Naveen Niwas'

Bhubaneswar: On the sidelines of the high drama that unfolded in front of the Odisha Assembly on Thursday when Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislators marched towards Naveen Niwas ‘in search of’ CM Naveen Patnaik, Odisha Panchayati Raj Minister, Pratap Jena made a caustic remark which did not go down well with fellow Opposition legislators. Making […]

History! Odisha CM Steps Out Of House, Agrees For Discussion With Opposition After High Drama

Bhubaneswar: Odisha witnessed a never-seen-before spectacle in its recent political history on Thursday when bowing to mounting Opposition pressure Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik stepped out of the confines of his residence, Naveen Niwas and agreed for a discussion over the contentious anomalies in procurement of paddy in the State. As opposition BJP MLAs laid a […]

RTI Activist Alleges String Of Land Scams In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Right to Information (RTI) activist, Pradeep Pradhan on Wednesday brought out a string of land scam allegations, holding the ruling-BJD’s government in State responsible for those. He alleged that the State government has suppressed information about the land scams to the tune of around Rs 20,000 crore in the State. “There are five land […]

Fake Viral Video Case: Pradeep Majhi Threatens To Gherao Naveen Niwas

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) working president Pradeep Majhi on Monday alleged that the innocence of Keonjhar MP Chandrani Murmu is being misused on different occasions. The Congress leader said this in response to the police action in connection with a viral fake video purportedly linking the Keonjhar MP. “MP Chandrani Murmu’s innocence […]

Awaiting Plus-2 Results For 11 years, Youth Attempts Suicide Outside Naveen Niwas

Bhubaneswar: Is education system in Odisha built with a bias? Intended or unintended, there are umpteen loopholes which question the poor education system in the State victimising many students. One such instance allegedly drove a youth to attempt suicide today in front of Naveen Niwas, the official residence of Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik after being […]

Woman picked up by cops from near Naveen Niwas while protesting against BJD MP Anubhav

Bhubaneswar: Barely a few days after filing police complaint against BJD’s Kendrapara MP Anubhav Mohanty and his brother Anuprash Mohanty for allegedly abusing her physically and verbally, the woman journalist today staged a dharna in front of Naveen Niwas, the residence of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, seeking his intervention. However, she was immediately picked up […]

Naveen stakes claim; Ganeshi Lal invites to form govt

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal has invited Naveen Patnaik to form the next government in the state after the BJD president staked claim on Sunday. Earlier, at a meeting held at the party headquarters here, the newly elected MLAs of BJD elected Patnaik as the leader of the BJD legislature party. The party has won […]

Party workers oppose Dhruba Sahoo's candidature in front of Naveen Niwas

Bhubaneswar: Displeasure and resentment over selection of Dhruba Sahoo as BJD’s candidate for Rajnagar Assembly constituency in Kendrapara district is getting worse. More than hundreds of BJD party workers and supporters from Rajnagar and Pattamundai today protested in front of Naveen Niwas demanding cancellation of Dhruba’s candidature. The protestors alleged that Dhruba is involved in […]

After BJP protest, Odisha govt accepts resignation of Budhan Murmu

Bhubaneswar: A day after BJP leaders staged dharna in front of Naveen Niwas, the Chief Minister’s residence, demanding State government to accept the resignation letter of saffron party’s Saraskana Assembly candidate Budhan Murmu, the Health department today notified that it has accepted the resignation of Budhan from his doctor post. After Budhan met the Chief […]

Accept resignation of Dr Budhan Murmu: BJP delegation roars at Naveen Niwas

Bhubaneswar: A delegation of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) today visited Naveen Niwas demanding acceptance of the resignation of Dr Budhan Murmu, who has been fielded by the saffron party as its candidate for Saraskana Assembly segment in Mayurbhanj district for this elections. The team led by State BJP Vice President Samir Mohanty and general […]

Rift in BJD spills on to streets as party workers clash outside Naveen Niwas

Bhubaneswar: As BJD is busy finalising candidates for constituencies going to polls in the third and fourth phases, infighting within the party’s Niali unit came to fore today with supporters of an MLA clashing with followers of another ticket aspirant. According to sources, supporters of Niali MLA Pramod Mallick staged a demonstration today in front […]

AAI land encroached for Naveen Niwas: Congress

Bhubaneswar: Odisha unit of Congress today leveled serious allegations that around 1.6 acre of land belonging to the Airports Authority of India has been encroached upon for Naveen Niwas, the residence of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. Addressing a presser today, Chief of Odisha Congress Media unit, Satya Prakash Nayak informed that as per an RTI […]

OTV journalist misbehaved with at Naveen Niwas
You can’t enter, we have orders from ‘top’: Police to OTV journos at Naveen Niwas

Bhubaneswar: In yet another attempt to muzzle OTV’s voice, a lady journalist of the news channel Archana Satapathy was misbehaved with and turned away by security personnel at Naveen Niwas while she was on her way to cover news after having received information from ruling-BJD sources. As per reports, Archana along with cameraperson Santosh Tarai was […]

Maharathy row: BJP Mahila Morcha activists scuffle with police while trying to enter Naveen Niwas

Bhubaneswar: The BJP Mahila Morcha activists continued to turn their heat on Minister Pradeep Maharathy and tried to barge into Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik’s residence today demanding action against the minister. This led to a scuffle between the Mahila Morcha activists and police, who had a tough time controlling the protestors. Protesting CM’s silence over […]

Cong, BJP supporters from Kendrapara join ruling-BJD

Bhubaneswar: Hundreds of Congress and BJP activists from Kendrapara district joined BJD in presence of party president and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at Naveen Niwas in Bhubaneswar today. The supporters came in a rally to CM’s residence -Naveen Niwas and joined BJD at the ‘Mishran Samavesh’ organised for the purpose. Naveen said that the new […]

Kendrapara BJD chief seeks MP Baijayant Panda's dismissal from party

Bhubaneswar: BJD’s Kendrapara district unit president Dhruba Charan Sahu met Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at Naveen Niwas today seeking dismissal of Kendrapara MP Baijayant Panda from the primary membership of the party. Sahu alleged that Panda received Rs 12 crore as salary from Indian Metals & Ferro Alloys Limited (IMFA) which he did not mention […]

Kunduli row: Youth Congress to gherao Naveen Niwas tomorrow

Bhubaneswar: With political outcry over the gang rape and subsequent suicide of the Kunduli girl intensifying, the State Youth Congress has said that it will gherao CM’s residence – Naveen Niwas in Bhubaneswar tomorrow as a mark of protest. Addressing a press meet at Congress Bhawan in Bhubaneswar today, former MP Pradeep Majhi alleged that […]

Bijepur BJP leader Bhisma Sharaf joins BJD

Bhubaneswar: In an unending shuffling of leaders of both the BJP and BJD in Bijepur, senior party leader Bhisma Sharaf and local sarpanch Rajesh Seth along with their supporters today joined the BJD in presence of party supremo and CM Naveen Patnaik at his residence ahead of the by-election. Patnaik welcomed them to the party […]

Woman attempts suicide in front of Naveen Niwas

Bhubaneswar: A distraught woman who claimed to be wife of BJD’s Talcher MLA Braja Kishore Pradhan attempted suicide in front of Odisha CM’s residence-Naveen Niwas in Bhubaneswar today. According to sources, the woman alleged that she has been denied justice after being harassed by the MLA. Seeking redressal of her grievance the woman tried to […]

Tathagata, Debi Mishra broker peace at Naveen Nivas

Bhubaneswar: After stirring a political storm with his ‘thief’ remark, BJD MP Tathagata Satpathy on Sunday reportedly dumped his past differences with Debi Mishra. Both the senior leaders buried the hatchet after a meeting with party supremo and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik here today. Rajya Sabha MP Pratap Deb and Pranab Prakash Das, former energy […]

Dispensing With Red Beacon Is The Easier Part

By Sandeep Sahu Much has already been written on the Modi government’s decision to ban beacon lamps of all hues from the vehicles of all our so called VIPs, including the President and the Prime Minister, with effect from May 1. Some governments, including our own, have shown amazing alacrity in dismantling the much sought […]

Ex-CM Hemananda Biswal’s brothers join BJD

Bhubaneswar: In a set back to the Congress party, especially in Jharsuguda Assembly constituency, two brothers of veteran Congress leader and former chief minister of Odisha Hemananda Biswal joined the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) today along with his supporters at Naveen Niwas here. BJD supremo and CM Naveen Patnaik welcomed them to the party and […]

Sameer Mohanty
BJD mad for power, says BJP

Bhubaneswar: In the back drop of Sushant Nayak’s murder at Bankual village and forged withdrawal of nomination in Penthapala panchayat of Pattamundai in Kendrapara district, the State BJP today accused the ruling BJD of backing all such incidents triggering law and order situation in State. “Now, violence has become the main weapon of BJD to […]