Tag: Pradeep Purohit

Unrest at IMFA plant: Issue raised in Odisha Assembly

Bhubaneswar: Condemning the violence at the plant of Indian Metals & Ferro Alloys Ltd (IMFA) in Therubali of Rayagada district, BJP MLA Pradeep Purohit raised the issue in Odisha Assembly today and accused the State government of not providing security to factory of an Odia industrialist. “It is due to some political discord, people are […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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Conspiracy by 3rd floor to suppress Kunduli incident: BJP

Bhubaneswar: Continuing with its strategy to corner Odisha government on Kunduli suicide, BJP on Saturday alleged that a conspiracy was hatched by third floor of Secretariat to hush up the matter. Addressing a press conference, BJP MLA Pradeep Purohit stated that the first conspiracy was made by Chief Minister’s Office (CMO) when the incident occurred […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
CM Naveen kicks off first-of-its-kind tribal sports meet in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Tribal Sports Meet 2017, a series of athletic events to promote sports among tribals in Odisha, was inaugurated by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik through video conferencing at the State Secretariat today. The Sports Meet, open for players from 14 years to 35 years of age; started today across the State. Various competitions including individual […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Bijepur Bypoll: Ex-BJP Bargarh dist Prez officially joins BJD

Bargarh: BJP’s former Bargarh district president Narayan Sahu formally joined BJD at a party workers’ conference in Bijepur today. He was accompanied by various mandal and booth level leaders. After demise of Congress’ Bijepur MLA Subal Sahu, his wife had joined the BJD and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik had announced her as the candidate for […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
BJP targets Prasanna Acharya, asks Naveen to clear stand on chit fund issue

Bhubaneswar: Raising questions on the modus operandi of the Naveen Patnaik-led BJD government in bringing people involved in chit fund case to book, the BJP today targeted BJD’s Rajya Sabha member Prasanna Acharya and alleged that the ruling party is trying to shield the culprits for vested interests. At a press meet at the party […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Naveen wants coalition to sail through 2019 elections: BJP

Bhubaneswar: A day after Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik met Atal Bihari Vajpayee at New Delhi, speculations are now rife over the political significance of the meeting even though the former termed it as a ‘courtesy call’. However, BJP sees it more than just a courtesy visit and has accused the ruling party of having serious political motives behind […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
BJP alleges BJD hand behind missing of Laxmi Panda’s grandson

Jeypore/Bhubaneswar: The missing incident of the grandson of freedom fighter Laxmi Indira Panda, Babula, turned murkier today after BJP levelled serious charges against two senior BJD leaders of playing foul in the issue. BJP MLA Pradeep Purohit alleged that Energy Minister Pranab Prakash Das and BJD spokesperson Rabi Narayan Nanda are behind the missing of […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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OTV report on Bharatpur land scam raised in Assembly

Bhubaneswar: Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) has targeted Odisha government for its failure in protecting government land in different parts of the city. While raising the mega land scam in the outskirts of Bhubaneswar in the Assembly on Saturday, BJP MLA Pradip Purohit critized the government for its inefficiency in putting a check on such illegal […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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Uproarious scenes in Odisha assembly on farmers' suicides

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha assembly witnessed uproarious scenes for the second consecutive day on Wednesday as Congress members raised the issues of suicides by farmers and the distress sale of vegetables in the state. Speaker Niranjan Pujari adjourned the house twice as it could not function properly due to opposition protests. During Zero Hour, Leader of […]

  • Saturday, 03 July 2021
Opposition Corners Ruling-BJD Over 'Refund Of KALIA Assistance'

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Agriculture Secretary has informed that around 50,000 out of the total 51.05 lakh people who availed benefits under the KALIA (Krushak Assistance for Livelihood and Income Augmentation) scheme are ineligible. While some of them have returned the money, the State government has asked others to voluntarily refund the financial assistance through a dedicated […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021