Tag: Samir Mohanty

Dhamnagar bypoll: BJP demands action against BJD for beaching model code of conduct
Dhamnagar bypoll: BJP demands action against BJD for breaching model code of conduct

"We demand the CEO to take action against those who breached the poll code of conduct under Section 171 B, 171 C of Indian Penal Code", said Samir Mohanty

  • Tuesday, 25 October 2022
BJP targets CM Naveen for virtual presence in Budget; BJD defends 
BJP targets CM Naveen for virtual presence in Budget; BJD defends 

In a tweet, State BJP president Samir Mohanty said the Chief Minister taking part in the session on virtual mode is not a good sign for the democracy.

  • Sunday, 12 June 2022
BJP to launch 'Jana Adalat Yatra’ in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: With an aim to highlight the alleged inefficiencies of the ruling-BJD, the BJP is going to launch ‘Jana Adalat Yatra’ in 21 Lok Sabha constituencies of the State. The saffron party will organise the campaign from February 10 to 17 and will file chargesheets against the State government during these public courts in the […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
Violence in Satkosia: Innocent villagers lodged in police custody, alleges BJP

Angul: BJP on Wednesday alleged innocent people have been arrested by police on false charges of involvement in violence after tigress Sundari allegedly killed a resident of Tainsi village in the district a few days back. After visiting the village, BJP State vice-president Samir Mohanty said that police picked up some villagers without any charges […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
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
BJP demands Surjya Patro's resignation over paddy procurement 'lapses'

Bhubaneswar: The BJP today slammed Odisha Cooperation Minister Surjya Narayan Patro, who had challenged the Opposition parties to prove the allegations that paddy is being sold at prices below the MSP in mandis. Patro had said that he will quit if the allegations are proven. Accusing Patro of hoodwinking the residents of Odisha, Odisha BJP […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Odisha BJP puts forth farmer concerns before Parliamentary Committee

Bhubaneswar: A delegation of Odisha BJP met the Chairman, Standing Committee of Parliament on Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Hukmdev Narayan Yadav today and submitted a memorandum to him over various farmer issues in the State. A team led by State BJP Vice-President Samir Mohanty met Yadav, BJP MP from Madhubani constituency of Bihar, who is […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Pinaki praise for Dharmendra ‘anti-party’: Debasish Samantaray

Cuttack: BJD MP Pinaki Mishra’s praise for Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has kicked off a political stir between BJD and BJP. However, Mishra’s remarks have not has not gone well particularly within his own party members. Senior party leader and MLA Debashish Samantaray on Sunday took a jibe at Mishra for praising Pradhan and termed […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Ordered probe into cattle deaths before BJP raised issue: Damodar Rout

Bhubaneswar/Bargarh: Odisha Agriculture and Animal Resources Development Minister Damodar Rout said he had already directed an enquiry into cattle deaths due to Theileria disease before BJP leaders demanded a probe today. BJP leader Samir Mohanty had today alleged that cattle in the State are being given poisonous vaccines procured by the state government. Mohanty, in […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
BJP panel seeks Governor’s intervention on CM's poll fund irregularities

Bhubaneswar: A team of BJP delegates, led by party’s State Vice-President Samir Mohanty, met Governor SC Jamir today over the alleged discrepancies in the poll expenses of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and his party BJD. The team submitted a memorandum to Jamir seeking his intervention on the issue. Earlier on Friday, the BJP had moved […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Cross-voting likely in Presidential Elections: Tara Bahinipati

Bhubaneswar: With differences clearly visible among several parties over NDA’s Presidential candidate, Congress Chief Whip Tara Prasad Bahinipati on Monday expressed apprehensions about ‘cross-voting’ by the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD). As UPA backed candidate Meira Kumar is popular among the intellectual masses, MPs of several political parties including Shiv Sena, BJP and BJD may […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
BJP protest
BJP turns heat on BJD-Cong, demands Sam Pitroda's ouster

Bhubaneswar: Demanding immediate ouster of Sam Pitroda from the post of Technical Advisor to the State government for his alleged involvement in the National Herald property grabbing case, the State unit of the BJP staged a demonstration at Master Canteen here on Sunday. Vice-president of BJP’s Odisha unit, Samir Mohanty said, the BJD and Congress […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Martyr’s kin traced: After BJP, Ama Odisha chief smells foul play

Bhubaneswar: The controversy surrounding the mysterious disappearance of Babula Panda, grandson of freedom fighter Laxmi Indira Panda, on Friday turned murkier with Ama Odisha chief Soumya Ranjan Patnaik joining the ongoing tussle between BJD and BJP on the issue. Even though Babula Panda was traced at Mancheswar area here yesterday, Patnaik on Friday suspected political […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
BJP on kerosene
BJP alleges siphoning off of allotted kerosene provided to Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Odisha BJP Vice President Samir Mohanty targeted the State Government today over the kerosene quota, alleging that the kerosene provided to the State is siphoned off in between. He said that money earned from this is going to the pockets of Food Supplies and Consumer Welfare Minister Sanjay Das Burma and BJD spokesperson Pratap […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Centre seeks UC of PRASAD scheme from Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The Central Government has asked the expenditure details of the Rs 10 crores given to Odisha Government, two years back, for the development of Puri, Ramchandi and Deuli under the Pilgrimage Rejuvenation and Spirituality Augmentation Drive (PRASAD) scheme. The Tourism Ministry has informed that the second phase of funds will be released only after […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021