Tag: Pm Narendra Modi

Free electricity connections to 4 cr rural households: PM

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday announced that the government will provide free electricity connections to four crore rural homes so that the poor can have access to power. The decision will cost the government Rs 16,000 crore which will not be passed on to the poor, Modi said. He said the connections […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Allu Arjun unfollows PM Narendra Modi on Twitter due to this!

Hyderabad/Bhubaneswar: The Stylish Star Allu Arjun has recently unfollowed Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the only person he was following on Twitter. Such a move of the star, who has a massive fan following (2.22M on Twitter only), surprised everyone but the reason behind it is believed to be quite pertinent to what all is going […]

  • Thursday, 01 July 2021
17 students from Odisha to attend PM Modi’s ‘Pariksha Pe Charcha 2.0’

New Delhi: As many as 17 students from Odisha have been selected to attend PM Narendra Modi’s ‘Pariksha Pe Charcha 2.0’ at Talkatora Stadium here on Tuesday. The PM will interact with 2,000 high school and college students, along with their parents and teachers in the programme. The event, which will begin at 11 am, […]

  • Wednesday, 30 June 2021
LPG price hiked by Rs 7 per cylinder, ATF by 4%

New Delhi: Subsidized cooking gas (LPG) price was on Friday raised by over Rs 7 per cylinder, in line with the government’s decision to hike prices every month so that all subsidies are eliminated by this fiscal-end. A subsidized 14.2-kg LPG cylinder now costs Rs 487.18 in Delhi as against Rs 479.77 previously, according to […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
Cong submits censure motion notice against PM's remark

Bhubaneswar:The Opposition Congress in Odisha Assembly today submitted to the Speaker a censure motion against Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s remark of “acute poverty and starvation” in the state. “I have received the notice for the motion. It is under examination,” Speaker Niranjan Pujari said before adjourning the House for the day in view of the […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
Assembly Ruckus
Normalcy eludes Odisha Assembly for fourth day

Bhubaneswar: Normalcy eluded the state Assembly for the fourth consecutive day today with the Congress members demanding an apology from the Prime Minister for his remarks on Odisha’s poverty even as two ruling BJD MLAs regretted their choice of words against Narendra Modi. The House witnessed noisy scenes as soon as it assembled for the […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
Assembly Ruckus
PM's statement triggers protest in Odisha Assembly

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Assembly today witnessed a protest against Narendra Modi’s alleged “anti-Odisha” remark with Congress questioning Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s silence on the issue and ruling BJD demanding an apology from the Prime Minister. The Prime Minister’s remark on Odisha’s poverty at an election rally in Uttar Pradesh continued to rock the Assembly for the […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
BJD Protest in Assembly
BJD, Cong demand apology from PM over 'acute poverty' remark

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Assembly today witnessed seven adjournments with both ruling BJD and the opposition Congress demanding apology from Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his remark about the state at an election rally in Uttar Pradesh. When the House assembled for the Question Hour at 10.30 AM, BJD’s Samir Ranjan Dash raised the issue and […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
High likelihood of Narendra Modi contesting from Puri: BJP MLA

Bhubaneswar: A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi brushed off speculations of contesting form Puri Lok Sabha constituency in 2019 elections terming them as a figment of media’s imagination, party’s MLA from Padampur in Odisha, Pradip Purohit today said that there is a 90 per cent chance that the PM will join the fray for […]

  • Thursday, 24 June 2021
PM Narendra Modi to visit Bolangir on Jan 16

Bhubaneswar: With eye to strengthen party’s poll prospects in Odisha, Prime Minister Modi who is slated to visit Odisha on January 5, will embark on another visit to the State for second time in the New Year to address a party convention in Bolangir on January 16. Sources said, PM Modi will attend Swabhiman Samavesh […]

  • Thursday, 24 June 2021
Mann Ki Baat: PM Modi wishes success for Men’s Hockey World Cup in Bhubaneswar

New Delhi/ Bhubaneswar: Ahead of the Men’s Hockey World Cup 2018, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday wished success for the mega hockey event to be held in Odisha in November. During his address to nation through his Mann Ki Baat radio programme, PM Modi stated that hockey holds special place in the hearts of […]

  • Wednesday, 23 June 2021
'BJP confident of ‘clean sweep’ in Odisha in 2019 elections'

Bhubaneswar: Under the apt leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will sweep the Odisha assembly elections with thumping majority, said party’s Odisha in-charge Arun Singh. Talking to reporters here on the recent survey by a leading national channel which claimed BJP will get 13 Lok Sabha seats in Odisha, Singh […]

  • Tuesday, 22 June 2021
Op-Ed: Why We Should Ignore Predictions on Polls?

Pre-election ‘surveys’ are the flavour of the season. And true to form, we have worked ourselves into a tizzy over the findings of two back to back surveys – the India Today ‘Political Stock Exchange’ survey and ABP C-Voter ‘Desh ka Mood’ poll – coming within a week of each other. While the India Today […]

  • Thursday, 10 June 2021
Covid-19 Vaccine Policy in India
The New Vaccine Policy And The Limits Of Experimentation

With the onset of the Covid-19 second wave in some states in mid-April, a concerted campaign started taking place which was led by some states and the Opposition parties in power there.

  • Thursday, 10 June 2021
Largest Vaccination Drive
PM Modi's Free Vaccine to 18+ years Will See Odisha Save Rs 14,650cr: Report

Indian Government has committed at 214 crore in the pipeline between August and December. Odisha needs 4.6 crore doses between June and December to fully vaccinate 18+years. As of now, the State has vaccinated over 82 lakh with one dose

  • Monday, 07 June 2021