Tag: Panchanan Kanungo

Odisha budget size likely to increase this fiscal

Bhubaneswar: The State government is expected to present a bigger budget for 2018-19 with emphasis on agriculture, social security and infrastructure development. Finance Minister Sashi Bhusan Behera today hinted at an increase in budget size after a meeting with financial experts and former Finance Ministers at State Secretariat. “A few people may criticise that the […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Panchanan Kanungo
Odisha Congress Fires 7-Question Salvo At BJP And BJD

Panchanan Kanungo lashed out at both the BJP at the Centre and the ruling-BJD in Odisha over the rising fuel prices, inflation and several other issues

  • Monday, 07 June 2021
Will ex- top cop pilot BJP win in Cuttack LS in 2019 polls?

Bhubaneswar: The battle for Cuttack in 2019 has an interesting aside. The clash here will be between a top cop and politicians, when the usual frame in public mind space is the kowtowing nature of cops before politicians. While former DGP of Odisha Police, Prakash Mishra, is BJP’s nominee from the Cuttack Lok Sabha (LS) […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
Odisha Congress uncertain of retaining LoP chair

Bhubaneswar: While every political party is busy with the seat arithmetic, the Odisha unit of Congress party has conceded defeat and even expressed scepticism over retaining the seat of the Leader of Oppositions (LoP) in the State. A day before the counting of votes in the general elections in Odisha, Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) President […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
Odisha Citizen Awards-2019: Nominees Shortlisted For Voting Round

Bhubaneswar: Nominees for the Odisha Citizen Awards-2019 (OCA-2019) were finalized on Friday for the voting round. The selection committee of OCA-2019 has short listed four nominees each in nine different categories. The annual Odisha Citizen Awards instituted by Odisha’s No.1 news channel, OTV honours personalities to recognize their contribution to the society in their respective […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
COVID-19 Effect: No New Odisha Govt Projects This Year, Depts Asked To Tighten Purse Strings

Bhubaneswar: The Coronavirus pandemic has derailed Odisha’s budget big time. With the State witnessing 23% deficit in revenue generation in last three months, the government has made it clear that rollout of any new projects this year is quite unlikely. This apart, the departments have also been directed to take a cautious approach in spending […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
Power Tariff Hike: Congress Slams Odisha Government

Bhubaneswar: Congress party on Tuesday targeted the Odisha government over the decision to hike electricity tariffs from October this year alleging that the state government has failed to provide low-cost electricity to masses. In a press conference, senior Congress member Panchanan Kanungo slammed the government by alleging that the unit price of electricity has been […]

  • Monday, 12 April 2021