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Tag: Odisha Visit

Odisha govt least concerned about Mahanadi issue: Chhattisgarh minister

Bhubaneswar: During his Odisha visit, Chhattisgarh Health Minister T S Singh Deo on Monday accused the BJD-led government of neglecting Mahanadi river water dispute in last 19 years of its rule. “The BJD has been in power for last 19 years, but in this period, it has not even bothered to look into the Mahanadi […]

Op-Ed: How to Plant Trees on Thin Air!

“Over 1000 trees felled PM Modi’s helipad in Odisha.” “Hundreds of trees felled to make space for PM’s helipad.” “Irreparable loss: 1000 trees cut in Odisha to build a helipad for PM Modi’s arrival.” The screaming headlines suggested that an ecological disaster of sorts had just taken place in Bolangir. The source for all these […]

Shah's clarion call to Naveen, ‘stop shielding criminals’

Bolangir: Raking up the issue of a series of political violence and attacks on party activists, BJP National President Amit Shah on Thursday made a scathing attack on the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) accusing Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik of ‘shielding’ such criminals. Shah while addressing a public meeting in Bolangir alleged that nearly […]

President to stay at Circuit House instead of Puri Raj Bhavan

Puri: During his two-day Odisha visit, President Ram Nath Kovind will stay at Special Circuit House instead of the Raj Bhavan in Puri which is in a dilapidated condition. Though Raj Bhavan which was constructed in 1913-14 is a heritage site, it is in a precarious condition which is why the circuit house has been […]

Nepal King arrives in Odisha on six-day tour

Bhubaneswar:  Nepal King Gyanendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev received a rousing welcome after arriving at the Bhubaneswar Airport in Odisha today morning. The King is on a six-day visit to the State to attend various religious programmes. The king is scheduled to inaugurate the ‘Mission Wow Cow Goshala’ at Rathipur near Jatani today and will […]

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat to visit Odisha on December 25

Bhubaneswar: RSS Sarsanghachalak (Chief) Mohan Bhagwat will arrive in Odisha on a 3-day visit on December 25. According to sources, Bhagwat will attend a meeting of the RSS at Angul and address the workers of the organisation upon his arrival here. On December 26 and 27, Bhagwat will review various works and initiatives of the […]

Dalai Lama to visit Odisha tomorrow

Bhubaneswar: The Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama will be visiting Odisha on a two-day tour and is scheduled to hold talks with Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik tomorrow. The visit assumes significance as the 82 year old Tibetan leader is also slated to visit Chandragiri in Odisha’s Gajapati district. The Tibetan leader is now on a […]

Throw out BJD government in Odisha: Amit Shah tells party workers

Bhubaneswar: Trying to do an Uttar Pradesh in Odisha, BJP president Amit Shah once again lost no opportunity to emphasise on a ‘no development in Ruling party’ strategy to highlight the party’s agenda for mission 120. Addressing a BJP workers’ meet on the third and final day of his visit to Odisha, Shah said, “The […]

Shah's Odisha visit will have no impact on BJD’s poll prospects, says Naveen

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister and BJD Supremo Naveen Patnaik  on Friday said BJP President Amit Shah’s ongoing visit to the state will have no impact on the ruling BJD’s prospects in the 2019 State Assembly polls. “I don’t see any impact of his visit,” Patnaik told media persons here. Shah, who is on a three-day visit […]

3 Congress, 20 AAP activists detained ahead of Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s Bargarh visit

Bhubaneswar: Ahead of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s Odisha visit, 3 Congress leaders including former MLA Nihar Mahananda and over 20 activists of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) were detained in Bargarh today. Apprehending law and order problem, several Congress activists and leaders are being taken into preventive custody as a precautionary measure, police […]

Review meet on security for PM’s Odisha visit

Bhubaneswar: Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi, on Friday, held a review meeting with senior officials on the security and other arrangements ahead of Prime Minster Narendra Modi’s Odisha visit on April 15. He will be attending the two-day national executive meet here in Bhubaneswar. The review assumes significance as the Maoists had blown up a […]

40 platoons police for PM’s NISER visit: DG

Bhubaneswar: As many as 40 platoons of police will be deployed to ensure foolproof security during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER) in Jatni, Khurda on February 7, informed Police DG KB Singh after reviewing security arrengements for the the PM’s visit to the institute. While […]