Tag: Prasanna Acharya

 BJD MP Prasanna Acharya
Odisha MP Demands Censorship Of OTT Platforms, Web Channels

"Law should be made to impose censorship on web channels who are taking undue advantage of not being censored and spreading hatred among religions and communities," he added.

  • Wednesday, 30 March 2022
All Eyes On Bargarh - The Renaissance Capital of 2017 polls
Odisha Panchayat Elections: All Eyes On The District Where Modi Trumped Naveen Patnaik

Despite CM Patnaik in fray from Bijepur, Bargarh voted for Modi-BJP in Lok Sabha 2019. But for BJP, Modi is not a factor in 2022 rural polls

  • Sunday, 13 February 2022
Odisha Congress fumes as BJD, BJP concur on National Register of Citizens

Bhubaneswar: With the BJP and the BJD finding a common ground on the National Register of Citizens (NRC) issue, the Congress in Odisha seems to be visibly flustered. Congress alleged that it is a deviation of BJD from its oft-cited ‘equidistance’ policy as far as political alliances go. Congress Leader and Opposition party chief whip, […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
BJD seeks PM Modi's intervention in resolving Mahanadi issue

Sambalpur: Senior BJD leader and Rajya Sabha member Prasanna Acharya on Tuesday sought intervention of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in resolving the Mahanadi water dispute between Odisha and Chhattisgarh. Addressing a presser in Sambalpur, Acharya said that the flow of Mahanadi water to downstream has been adversely affected due to the construction of barrages by […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Chhattisgarh has stopped Mahanadi water, admits Pradhan

Sambalpur: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today admitted that the Chhattisgarh government has stopped Mahanadi water for which Odisha is not getting sufficient water during the non-monsoon period. While addressing a press conference in Sambalpur on the occasion of the completion of four years of BJP government at the Centre, Pradhan said that the flow of […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
PM Modi's visit will add insult to injury of Odias: BJD

Bhubaneswar: BJD’s Rajya Sabha member Prasanna Acharya on Tuesday launched a scathing attack on the Bharaitya Janata Party (BJP) over Mahanadi water dispute accusing the saffron party of neglecting the interests of the people of Odisha to settle political scores. Speaking to media during the Mahanadi Suraksha Abhiyan in Khurda, the MP said that PM […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Bijepur bypoll, a fight with CM officials rather than BJD: Pradhan

Bargarh: With only a day remaining for by-election to Bijepur assembly seat, the BJP today charged CM’s private secretary VK Pandian and officials of CMO with involving in the poll affairs of BJD in Bijepur. At a press meet, senior BJP leader and Petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan alleged that Pandian has sent 100 government officials […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Mudslinging between BJD, BJP continues over Bargarh cash seizure

Bhubaneswar: War of words between BJP and BJD is continuing unabated over the seizure of Rs 40.50 lakh in Bargarh with senior leaders of both the parties accusing each other of trying to lure voters with money power ahead of the bypoll to Bijepur Assembly constituency. “I dare Bargarh SP to hand over the case […]

  • Saturday, 24 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
Centre responsible for delay in Bijepur bypoll: BJD MP

Bhubaneswar: The BJP-led Central government is intentionally delaying announcement of the Bijepur bypoll date, alleged BJD MP Prasanna Acharya today. “The national parties, especially the ruling party are lagging behind in preparations; they have not announced a candidate for the Bijepur bypoll and for some other reasons they want the election to be delayed,” said […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Mahanadi water dispute: Centre betrayed Odisha, says ruling-BJD

Bhubaneswar: Alleging that the Centre betrayed Odisha by violating the law and not keeping its commitment to constitute a tribunal to resolve the Mahanadi water dispute, the State government today said it would draw the attention of the Supreme Court which is scheduled to hear a case in this regard early next month. The ruling […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
BJD’s groundwork begins in Bargarh for Bijepur bypoll

Bargarh: In a bid to win back the discontent leaders ahead of the Bijepur bypoll, the BJD today held a meeting in Bargarh with various party activists and leaders of Barpali block and NAC. According to sources, ministers, MLAs, MPs, district presidents, observers and various senior leaders of the party heard the complaints of local […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
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Bijepur bypoll: Hearing on 2014 election petition concludes

Cuttack: The hearing on a petition filed by senior BJD leader Prasanna Acharya in 2014 following his defeat to late Congress MLA Subal Sahu in the general polls, concluded in Orissa High Court today. While hearing on Acharya’s election petition on Thursday after the family of Subal Sahu submitted the death certificate of the deceased […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Make Prasanna Acharya BJD in-charge for Bijepur bypoll: Damodar Rout

Bhubaneswar: Senior BJD leader and Agriculture Minister Damodar Rout today suggested the name of Rajya Sabha member Prasanna Acharya as party in-charge for the upcoming Bijepur bypoll. Speaking to media men, Rout said Acharya belongs to Bijepur constituency and is well-acquainted with the area. Had he not been elected to the Rajya Sabha, he would […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Bijepur bypoll: BJD fires 3-Bs salvo ahead of BJP’s ‘Mishran Parv’

Bhubaneswar/Bargarh: A day before the joining of former Bijepur MLA Ashok Panigrahi in the BJP, the BJD today exhorted confidence in winning the by-election by declaring its 3-Bs slogan-Bijepur, BJD, Bijay (victory). It lambasted Panigrahi, a rebel leader of the party during 2014 polls, terming him as a ‘habitual indisciplinarian’. “It’s triple B–BJD, Bijepur and […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021