The Odisha unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) today approved the draft proposals on 10 important political and social issues in its executive body meeting held at the party State headquarters on Monday.
Tension ran high at a vaccination centre organised at the Gandhi Smruti Bhavan in Balasore Town after some BJP members tore placards distributed among the beneficiaries by the concerned officials, deployed for vaccinations, for having BJD logo and photograph of CM Naveen Patnaik's while PM Modi's image was not found on those.
Union Minister Pratap Sarangi today came down heavily on Odisha government for allegedly sitting silent after evacuating people during cyclone ‘Yaas’ that had hit the coast in north Odisha on May 26 leaving a trail of destruction.
Union Minister of State for MSME, Pratap Sarangi and National Vice President of BJP, Baijayant Panda today conducted an aerial survey of Balasore and Bhadrak districts which were battered by very severe cyclonic storm Yaas on May 26. Both the leaders assessed the damages caused by the storm which made landfall near Bahanaga coast of the district with hostile winds of around 150 kmph and torrential downpour.
DRDO will be setting up 500 Medical Oxygen Plants (MOPs) across the country within three months under the PM CARES ,PrIme Minister's Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations) Fund
Union Minister of State for MSME Pratap Chandra Sarangi was injured after his car he was travelling in suffered an accident in Nilagiri area of Balasore district on Sunday.
Bhubaneswar: Expressing solidarity with the party activists who faced the violent attacks by the ‘TMC’ workers in West Bengal, BJP leaders including State President in Odisha today launched dharna as…
Baripada/Bhubaneswar: Nearly 10 days after a devastating wildfire broke out in the Similipal Tiger Reserve and the adjoining sanctuary and continue to devour large chunks of the park in quick succession, the Odisha government seems to have woken up to the unprecedented environmental and ecological disaster now. On Wednesday Odisha’s Forest and Environment Minister Bikram […]
Balasore: Union Minister Pratap Sarangi on Monday paid a surprise visit to a paddy procurement centre at Olanda Saragaan under Sadar block in the district and reprimanded the co-operative society secretary over the alleged irregularities in paddy procurement. Sarangi expressed displeasure and lost his cool after the secretary, Surendra Samantray failed to give satisfactory answers […]
Balasore: Police personnel who are supposed to stick to government rules and protect lives and properties of people have been touted as thieves. Such bizarre allegations have been reported from the district headquarters hospital in Balasore. Two police constables on-duty on the premises of the hospital allegedly lifted some mobile phones belonging to patients’ attendants […]
Bhubaneswar: A day after the Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik raised his old slogan-central negligence, the State unit of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday lashed out at the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) president, terming his statements as a ploy to divert public attention from various sensitive issues that have tarnished the face of State government […]
Bhubaneswar: A four-member team of doctors from Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER) at Puducherry is monitoring the health condition of eminent litterateur Manoj Das who has been under treatment for last three months due to old-age related ailments. Union Minister of State for Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries, Pratap Chandra Sarangi […]
Bhubaneswar: Union Minister and senior BJP leader Pratap Chandra Sarangi on Thursday lashed out at the BJD-led Odisha Government for failing to ensure justice to the five-year-old girl ‘Pari’ who was allegedly abducted and murdered in July this year in Nayagarh. Briefing a presser, Sarangi said that the State government has no moral right to […]
Bhubaneswar: Senior BJP leader and Union Minister Pratap Sarangi has condemned BJD leader Kuna Tripathy’s ‘defunct transformer’ jibe at late Balasore MLA Madan Mohan Dutta. Taking to twitter, Sarangi termed the remark of Kuna Tripathy as an insensitive and irresponsible behaviour towards the late Balasore MLA. “The ruling-BJD leaders are proving their insensitiveness and irresponsibleness […]
Balasore: The ongoing campaign for Balasore Sadar by-election gained significant momentum after Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan hit the campaign trail today along with MoS Pratap Sarangi to address a public meeting in Rupsa area here. Addressing the rally, the BJP heavyweight criticised the dictatorial nature of the ruling-BJD while comparing it with Ravana and Duryodhana. […]
New Delhi: After claiming that the government has no data on the deaths of migrant labourers amid the nationwide lockdown as well as doctors who lost their lives due to Covid-19, the Centre on Saturday said that it has no record of MSMEs that have faced closure in the wake of the pandemic. Interestingly, in […]
Bhubaneswar: In view of the hardships faced by people due to COVID-19 pandemic, Union Minister Pratap Sarangi on Tuesday urged Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to provide some respite to students by relaxing school fees. In a letter, Sarangi has urged Patnaik to fully exempt the school fees of wards of Corona Warriors in the […]
Balasore: Alleging poor healthcare services in Nilagiri hospital, Union Minister and Balasore MP Pratap Sarangi on Saturday said that the Odisha government must take immediate steps to reinstate doctors at the centre. The allegations of Sarangi came after 35 persons including 5 children showed symptoms of diarrhoea after attending a feast at Totapada village in […]
Bhubaneswar: With mystery shrouding the death of motivational speaker and social activist Aditya Dash whose body was found on railway tracks on July 7 near Lingaraj Station in Bhubaneswar, Union Minister Pratap Sarangi on Wednesday demanded a joined investigation by Government Railway Police (GRP) and Commissionerate Police into the case. In a letter, the Union […]
Bhubaneswar: Union Minister of State for MSME, Pratap Chandra Sarangi urged Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to provide textbooks free-of-cost to students in schools run by non-profit organizations like Saraswati Vidya Mandir as they are facing serious resource constraints on account of the Covid-19 pandemic. Sarangi, in a letter issued on Monday, stated that the […]
Bhubaneswar: Union MoS, MSME, Pratap Sarangi has urged the Centre to take a comprehensive view on persistent flood problems faced by people of Bhograi block in Balasore district and address the issues. In a letter to Union Minister of Jal Shakti, Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, Sarangi requested for flood mitigating measures for safeguarding the lives and […]
Balasore: Union Minister and Balasore MP Pratap Sarangi on Sunday hit back in style after his missing posters were found in several parts of the district. While the incident is seen as the culmination of political rivalry, people were taken aback by the posters in and around the city. Speaking to OTV, Sarangi said, “Apart […]
Bhubaneswar: Union MoS, MSME, Pratap Sarangi has urged Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to clear the air on the future course of action for the students in the State and suggested that all the State governments including Odisha should adopt a country-wide uniform schedule for the exams and publication of their results in the larger […]
Bhubaneswar: Union minister Pratap Sarangi and senior BJP leader Pradipta Naik have urged the Odisha government to take immediate steps during the lockdown to provide foodgrains to needy people who do not have ration cards. Help should also be extended to those who are not covered under any food security scheme, Naik said. In separate […]
Bhubaneswar: Several people from Odisha including students and labourers are now stranded in several other States in view of the nation-wide lockdown being observed to contain the spread of coronavirus. Over 170 students from Odisha who are studying at National Sanskrit Sansthan in Jammu are now stranded as they are not being able to return […]