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Odisha Assembly
Opposition Attack On Closure Of Schools Continues In Assembly; Schools Being Merged Not Closed, Says Odisha Govt Chief Whip

Bhubaneswar: The major Opposition parties mounted their attack on the State government on the issue of closure of schools for the second consecutive day in the Odisha Assembly on Sunday. While speaking on the matter, deputy leader of the Opposition Bishnu Sethi said the State government’s decision to shut down 11,000 schools will be a […]

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Lady PEO Death: Victim's Father Alleges Threat To Life

Jajpur: As outcry over alleged lapses in probe into the death of Haridaspur PEO, Smitarani Biswal, continue to grow, the victim’s father, Sadananda Biswal, on Friday said that he will move outside the State alleging threat to his life. While expressing dissatisfaction over the probe into his daughter’s death, Biswal said that those who have […]

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Pratap Sarangi Terms Odisha Govt's 5T As Eyewash For Votes

Bhubaneswar: Union Minister of State for Animal Husbandry & Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME), Pratap Sarangi slammed Odisha government for ‘cheating the public’ with its 5T programme which is nothing but a farce. Sarangi was overtly critical of state government’s ‘Mo Sarkar’ programme, which is based on the 5T model of governance, by terming […]

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Youth BJD Leader 'Cheats Girl On Pretext Of Marriage'

Jajpur: A girl from Jajpur district has knocked the doors of police to file a complaint against a youth leader of Biju Janata Dal (BJD) for allegedly cheating her on false promise of marriage. The accused Jitendra Pradhan, happens to be the president of Biju Chhatra Janata Dal of Binjharpur block in the district. According […]

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Patkura Polls: BJD Seeks Special Security Arrangement, BJP Hits Back 

Bhubaneswar: A delegation of the State ruling BJD today met the Odisha Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) and Director General of Police (DGP) and demanded special security arrangement for smooth conduct of the Patkura election to be held tomorrow. Led by party MLA Pramila Mallick, a women delegation of BJD met CEO Surendra Kumar and DGP RP Sharma […]

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Maharathy is a Jatra actor, don’t take him seriously: Govt chief whip

Bhubaneswar: All seems not well within the ruling-BJD owing to the recent war of words which has been continuing between senior leaders, both inside and outside Odisha Assembly. A day after senior BJD leader and Finance Minister Niranjan Pujari trained his guns at MLA Pradeep Maharathy over defunct cold storages and agriculture in the State, […]

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Congress, BJP face-off over adjournment in Odisha Assembly

Bhubaneswar: Accusing the Congress of deliberately trying to disrupt the proceedings in Odisha Assembly, BJP MLA Bishnu Sethi alleged that there is some ‘arrangement’ between the ruling-BJD and Congress members. “During Zero Hour, every member has equal rights. But I have observed that some members are rushing to the well of House in an attempt […]

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BJD MLA's kin holding job cards under MGNREGA

Jajpur: BJD MLA from Binjharpur Pramila Mallick has landed in controversy after her father and brothers were found holding job cards under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA). According to reports, father of the legislator Paban Mallick, brothers Khirod Mallick and Keshab Mallick, all residents of Masada Panchayat in Binjharpur block of […]

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MP Jay Panda & BJD MLA Pramila Mallick engage in war of words

Bhubaneswar: Kendrapara MP Baijayant Panda and BJD MLA Pramila Mallick today got into a war of words after the latter challenged the parliamentarian to prove his popularity by winning the election after quitting the party. “As he claimed to have organisational strength even after furnishing false information to the Election Commission of India during 2014 […]

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Powerful conspiracy to hound me out: MP Jay Panda

Bhubaneswar: With internal-investigations into allegations against BJD’s Kendrapara MP Baijayant ‘Jay’ Panda still continuing, the parliamentarian today said that a conspiracy is working against him. While responding to one of his Twitter followers, the MP stated a powerful conspiracy is being hatched against him though he has no intention to quit his party. “I have no […]

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Feedback in support & against MP Jay Panda in probe report: Pramila Mallick

Bhubaneswar: BJD’s Kendrapara district observer Pramila Mallick submitted her probe report on allegations against party MP Jay Panda today. “I have submitted the report based on the feedback from party workers and discussions held with Jay Panda,” said Mallick citing that there are feedback both in support and against the parliamentarian. Mallick who was appointed […]

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BJD women wing demands rollback of LPG price hike

Bhubaneswar: Biju Mahila Janata Dal (BMJD), the women wing of the ruling-BJD today staged a dharna in front of Raj Bhavan protesting the recent hike in price of LPG by the Centre and demanded immediate rollback of the decision. The women activists of the regional party raised slogans against the Centre terming the move as […]

BJD Women’s Wing stages demonstration over withdrawal of LPG subsidy

Bhubaneswar: Scores of women members of the Biju Mahila Janata Dal (BMJD) staged demonstration in front of the Raj Bhavan here today against the Centre’s decision to withdraw subsidy on LPG cylinders. Later in the day they submitted a memorandum to Governor SC Jamir addressing the President of India. “We submitted the memorandum to Governor. […]