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Tag: Pratap Jena

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Ambulance failure: Health Minister orders probe

Bhubaneswar:  State Health Minister Pratap Jena on Wednesday ordered a probe into the incident of a pregnant woman being carried on shoulders by family members allegedly due to 102 and 108 ambulance failure in Rampara village of Nabarangpur district. The minister further ordered a departmental inquiry into the failure of the ambulance service in this […]

International Yoga Day celebrated in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The world is celebrating the third International Yoga Day today and Odisha is no exception. A function on this occasion was inaugurated by Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan at Janata Maidan here in the city. Hundreds of People from various strata of society attended the function. The theme of Yoga Day […]

Congress demands resignation of Odisha Law Minister over DQ land fraud

Cuttack: Effigy of Law Minister Pratap Jena was burnt by District Youth Congress and Student Congress at Link Road in Cuttack today demanding his resignation alleging illegally availing a plot in name of his wife under discretionary quota (DQ). Congress also raised various other issues, including the admission of his son in Ravenshaw and the […]

Pratap Jena effigy burnt protesting water scarcity in Mahanga

Cuttack/Deogarh: Villagers at Lalitgiri in Mahanga Tehsil of Cuttack district staged a road blockade and burnt effigy of Health and Family Welfare Minister Pratap Jena protesting water scarcity in the area today. The villagers alleged that despite sanction of money from MP Baijayant Jay Panda’s MPLAD fund for construction of bore wells, the work has […]

Law Minister’s effigy burnt over ‘misinformation’ in poll affidavit

  Nrutanga: The effigy of Law minister Pratap Jena was burnt by locals in Nrutanga of Mahanga protesting discrepancies in his poll affidavit during the last general elections about a plot owned by his wife in Cuttack CDA. The protestors hit the road demanding immediate resignation of Jena and action against him for allegedly hiding […]

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Servitors make Jagannath a 'touchy' issue before Rath Yatra

Puri: After ‘poster protest’, servitors of the Jagannath Temple today took out a rally from the Temple to the venue of the third Ratha Yatra Coordination Committee meeting held here on Saturday. Demanding fulfillment of their demands, the servitors submitted a memorandum to law minister Pratap Jena who was present at the coordination meeting. In the […]

Baijayant attack:  Condemnation later, blame game begins

Bhubaneswar/Sambalpur: A day after the attack on Kendrapara MP Baijayant Panda during a visit to Jatiparilo village under Mahanga to inaugurate an overhead water tank, chief minister and BJD supremo Naveen Patnaik today ordered the party’s Cuttack observer to look into the case amid political mudslinging. The chief minister, who had maintained silence for long […]

BJP protests induction of controversial ministers

Bhubaneswar: The BJP of Odisha unit  today took out rallies at various places protesting against induction of new ministers like Surya Narayan Patro, Pratap Jena and Maheswar Mohanty, who are embroiled in several controversies. BJP activists staged demonstration against Surya Patro in at Digapahandi and Revenue minister Maheswar Mohanty in Puri. Similarly, the saffron activists […]

Pratap Jena makes surprise visit to Capital hospital

Bhubaneswar: Health minister Pratap Jena made a surprise visit to the Capital Hospital here today for the first time since he assumed office after getting the ministerial berth in the recent Cabinet reshuffle. The new minister interacted directly with the patients in various wards and discussed the problems. He also enquired about supply of cooked food […]

Know Your new Ministers in Naveen Cabinet

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday inducted a 12 member team including six new cabinet ministers and four ministers of states to his cabinet as part of the strategy to strengthen governance and Biju Janta Dal (BJD) in the biggest reshuffle this fourth term in the State. Here is a quick look at […]

Biju centenary fete at Paradip pits Dama against party

A war of words ensued between BJD spokesperson Pratap Jena and Minister Damodar Rout on Monday over the birth centenary celebrations of former Chief Minister Biju Patnaik at Paradip on March 5