BJP Mahila Morcha State unit president Smruti Patnaik alleged that women leaders of the party are being targeted with filthy abuses on social media for criticising Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s policies.
The State unit of BJP today kicked off its three-day state-wide agitation beginning today to protest against the alleged scam in implementation of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana-Gramin (PMAY-G).
Alleging gross irregularities in the allotment of pucca houses under PM Awas Yojana, the Odisha unit of BJP has decided to stage state-wide protests for three days on July 7, 8, 9 in all the districts across the State.
Even as the State BJP is up in the arms over alleged irregularities in the procurement of unsold paddy from the farmers, the Odisha government seems to have robbed salts into the wound by outright refusing to procure the grains for the current season.
Raising question over the State government's claims of smooth management of cyclone ‘Yaas’, the Odisha unit of BJP on Thursday alleged that the Revenue and Disaster Management department had not prepared itself, as required, much before the storm hit the coast.
Bhubaneswar: Making the Speaker of Odisha Assembly, Surjya Narayan Patro responsible for the unpleasant situation in the House that saw hurling of slippers at the Speaker’s podium and the subsequent…
Bhubaneswar: Odisha BJP in-charge D Purandeswari on Tuesday fired on all cylinders stating that Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik should issue an apology for cheating people of the State over various issues. Launching an all-out attack, Purandeswari said Naveen should apologise before the public of Odisha as he has remained absent from the State Assembly proceedings […]
Puri: The Odisha unit of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday demanded immediate action against the block development officer (BDO) of Gop in Puri district alleging the official’s involvement in corruption. The party alleged that the BDO has done massive irregularities in various different developmental works and also sought stringent action against her for allegedly […]
Sambalpur: The Odisha unit of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has decided to launch a massive protest over alleged flaws in the paddy procurement system in the State and gherao the office of the Revenue Divisional Commissioner (Northern Range) here on January 21. “Farmers, party workers and leaders from 37 legislative and five parliamentary constituencies will […]
Bhubaneswar: The newly appointed Odisha BJP in-charge Daggubati Purandeswari, who is on a three-day visit to the State, slammed the BJD-led State government over the deteriorating law and order situation while targeting Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik over a series of issues including non-implementation of Ayushman Bharat scheme, alleged irregularities in Kalia Scheme and the recent […]
Nayagarh: The newly appointed Odisha in-charge of BJP, D Purandeswai on Thursday lashed out at the BJD-led State government for ‘protecting’ Agriculture Minister Arun Sahoo whose alleged role in the abduction and killing of five-year-old Nayagarh girl, ‘Pari’, has come under the scanner. During her maiden visit to Odisha following her appointment as the new […]
Bhubaneswar: The new in-charge (Prabhari) of Odisha BJP, Daggubati Purandeswari on Wednesday arrived in the State Capital on a three-day Odisha visit to discuss party’s organisational affairs. This is her maiden visit to the State after being appointed as the in-charge of Odisha. She is scheduled to meet the office bearers, party MPs, MLAs and […]
Bhubaneswar: In its latest move in announcing a new team of State In-Charges, Bharatiya Janata Party seems to have given a solid footing to Odisha’s role in the party’s ‘Mission East’ policy. Even though the next Assembly election in Odisha remains far away, the saffron party has now turned its attention towards the State by […]
Bhubaneswar: The Odisha BJP State president Samir Mohanty has been admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here after he tested positive for novel coronavirus. Taking to Twitter, Mohanty shared his health update and said his condition is stable. Moreover, the saffron party leader requested all those who might have come in […]
Bhubaneswar: A day after Sambalpur BJP MLA Jayanarayan Mishra and his Rengali counterpart Nauri Nayak were booked by Sambalpur Police for violating COVID-19 norms; Odisha BJP on Wednesday condemned such action. Speaking to media, Odisha BJP president, Samir Mohanty said, “What is wrong in people’s representatives meeting the district collector to discuss issues? BJP will […]
Bhubaneswar: The opposition BJP on Friday renewed its attack on the State government over the alleged gang rape and murder of a woman in Malkangiri district and alleged that efforts are being made to hush up the matter. Addressing a presser here, BJP Mahila Morcha president Prabhati Parida alleged that though the police have CCTV […]
Khurda: Alleging police inaction, family members of the murdered BJP Khurda Mandal president Manguli Jena along with the villagers of Badaphokharia sat on indefinite dharna in front of the district collectorate here on Thursday. “It has already been 11 months, but the police is yet to arrest the accused. Even though there is an eye-witness […]
Bhubaneswar: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday trained guns at the Odisha government alleging that instead of delegating power to panchayat bodies, the ruling-BJD is centralising all power for vested political interests. BJP’s State unit president, Samir Mohanty lashed out at the Naveen government and said excessive centralisation of power & decision making is […]
Jajpur: Alleging involvement of two cops in the abduction of a minor girl from Dharmasala in Jajpur district, BJP today targeted the Superintendent of Police. The saffron party also demanded dismissal of the cops currently posted at Dharmasala Police Station who allegedly connived with the arrested accused to abduct the minor. State BJP secretary Lekhashree […]
Bhubaneswar: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) today informed that Union Minister Amit Shah may visit Odisha in the month of February. Odisha BJP general secretary, Prithviraj Harichandan said that the Eastern Zonal Council meeting has been postponed and subsequently Shah’s visit to the State will be delayed by a few days. “The zonal council meeting […]
By Ashutosh Mishra Bhubaneswar: The newly anointed Odisha BJP president, Samir Mohanty is an amiable and articulate leader with many friends in the media. Practical and down to earth he has the reputation of being a good organiser while his commitment to the party has never been in doubt. All these are important attributes that […]
Bhubaneswar: The victory of Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM), the party which was often seen confined to and dependent on its tribal vote bank in Jharkhand, seems to have created fissures in the ‘invincible’ BJP pastures in the Hindi-belt. While JMM successfully maintained coalition with Congress and outsmart the saffron party plans, the regional party’s triumph […]
Bhubaneswar: With commencement of process for the change of guard in Odisha BJP, speculations have set the political tone on emergence of a new face possibly from the coastal belt as the next chief of the State party unit. Talks are doing rounds that party heavyweights from coastal belt like Samir Mohanty, Prithviraj Harichandan have […]
Bhubaneswar: Maintaining its winning streak in bye-elections, the Naveen Patnaik – led ruling BJD Thursday pocketed the Bijepur Assembly seat with a record winning margin. In the bye-poll held on October 21, the ruling BJD candidate Rita Sahu polled a record 1,35,957 votes to win the seat by a huge margin of 97,990 votes from […]
Samblapur: After a video of ruling-BJD’s Rairakhol MLA, Rohit Pujari brandishing a sword went viral on social media, BJP’s Sambalpur MLA Jaynarayan Mishra today alleged that all are not equal before the law in Odisha as the State govt adopts double standards. “There is no law which prohibits brandishing of swords during religious processions, still […]