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Mann Ki Baat: PM must share insights on India’s improved ratings: Jay Panda

Bhubaneswar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi should share views on the importance of country’s improved rating during the upcoming Mann Ki Baat programme, opined BJD MP Baijayant Panda. While responding to Prime Minister’s request on possible topics and ideas for this month’s Mann Ki Baat programme on Twitter, Panda suggested that Modi should take up topics […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
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‘Save Brahmani’ Dilip Ray writes to PM Narendra Modi

Bhubaneswar: Expressing concern over barrage construction by Jharkhand, Rourkela MLA Dilip Ray has sought intervention of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to save Odisha’s Brahmani river. In a letter to Modi, Ray has raised the issue of arbitrary construction of barrages and dams on the two tributaries of—Shankh  and South Koel will turn Brahmani river into […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Can BJD conch blow loud enough to suppress NaMo chants?

Bhubaneswar: As the Modi wave is all set to descend on Odisha with the streets of the capital city dressed up in saffron, the BJD seems to have maintained an uneasy calm. Though the party plans to celebrate the death anniversary of Biju Patnaik on April 17, it seems to have started making efforts to […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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Tight security for PM’s Odisha visit: Police Commissioner

Bhubaneswar: Commissionerate police on Sunday chalked out a comprehensive strategy for the security and other arrangements ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s scheduled visit on April 15. Police Commissioner Y.B. Khurania informed that 300 officers and 70 platoons of armed police would be deployed for the security and traffic arrangements. “Elaborate plans will be made […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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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 […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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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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Naveen has rejected Negotiation Committee due to vested political interest: BJP

Bhubaneswar: The BJP today came down heavily on the double standards of Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Mahanadi issue. Criticising the chief minister, who in a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday had urged him to withdraw the formation of Negotiation Committee formed by the Water Resources ministry to resolve the Mahanadi […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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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
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After Paradip, BJP eyes western Odisha

Bhubaneswar/Bargarh: Claimed to have made the IOCL function a great success, the BJP has focussed western Odisha, where a mega farmers rally is going to be attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on February 21. “The PM’s farmers’ rally, which is going to be organised in Bargarh, will be the biggest one”, BJP’s Odisha’s in-charge […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
'Khooni panja' remark used as coloquial metaphor: Modi

New Delhi: Narendra Modi on Tuesday denied having violated the Model Code of Conduct in his reply to the Election Commission notice over his "khooni panja" remark made during poll campaign in Chhattisgarh. In his nine-page reply filed this evening before the Commission, a day ahead of the deadline, Modi said he has only

  • Thursday, 15 July 2021
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Ratha Jatra : President, PM, CM Pray Lord Jagannath To Bless All For Healthy, Prosperous Life

The President of India Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik sought blessings of the Holy Trinity for healthy and prosperous life to all on the auspicious occasion of Rath Jatra

  • Monday, 12 July 2021
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Central leaders thronging poll-bound Odisha

Bhubaneswar: With Odisha facing general and assembly elections simultaneously this year, the central leaders of various political parties are descending on the state to hit the campaign trail. After back-to-back tours of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress President Rahul Gandhi is scheduled to visit the state on February 6. “Gandhi will address two public meetings […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
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Retrieving the idea of India biggest challenge for next polls: Rahul

Dubai: Accusing the Narendra Modi government of pushing intolerance, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said retrieving the ‘idea of India’, which is tolerant, was the biggest challenge in the next Lok Sabha polls. Interacting with students at the IMT University here, the Congress President also gave a glimpse of his vision vis-a-vis the future […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
Upper caste quota challenged in SC

New Delhi: Challenging the Constitutional validity of the 10 per cent reservation in jobs and education to upper castes, a petition was filed before the Supreme Court on Thursday seeking stay of the operation of the Constitution (103rd) Amendment Act. Filed by Youth For Equality, a Delhi-based NGO, the petition contends that the amendment violates […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
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Upper caste quota will not breach 50 per cent SC cap: Jaitley

New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday rejected criticism that the 10 per cent reservation for the poor among the upper castes in jobs and education will breach the 50 per cent cap set by the Supreme Court, saying that the limit was specific to quota for the SCs/STs and socially and educationally backward […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
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