Tag: Sanjay Dasburma

Dama Rout wades into Lulu-Sanjay spat; embarrasses BJD

With the war of words between senior Congress leader Lalatendu Bidyadhar (Lulu) Mahapatra and his arch-rival and BJD minister Sanjay Dasburma reaching a crescendo, veteran BJD leader and minister Damodar Rout today added fuel to the fire saying that these two leaders are not free from criminal activities

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
BJD workers demand Lulu’s arrest

Cuttack: The ongoing row between Congress leader Lalatendu Bidyadhar (Lulu) Mahapatra and BJD minister Sanjay Dasburma intensified today as thousands of BJD workers went on a bike rally from Brahmagiri to Cuttack and submitted a memorandum to the Director General of Police (DGP) demanding immediate arrest of Mahapatra. Following a 12-hour Brahmagiri bandh call given […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Dasburma supporters on bike rally on 'arrest Lulu' demand

Bhubaneswar: The political war between Congress leader Lulu Mohapatra and Food and Consumer Welfare minister Sanjay Dasburma is getting intense with each passing day. Supporters of the BJD minister on Tuesday took out a motorcycle rally from Brahmagiri to Cuttack to submit a memorandum to DGP KB Singh demanding the arrest of Mohapatra. According to […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Brahmagiri: Bandh seeking Dasburma’s arrest affects normal life

Brahmagiri: Normal life was thrown out of gear in Brahmagiri on account of a bandh called by Congress demanding arrest of Food Supplies and Consumer Welfare minister Sanjay Dasburma for having accepted a vehicle allegedly gifted by Artha Tatwa chit fund owner Pradeep Sethi. Shops and business establishments were shut across the town while vehicular […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Lulu renews war of words with BJD minister

Senior Congress leader Lalatendu Bidyadhar (Lulu) Mohapatra, who had recently accused senior BJD leader and minister Sanjay Dasburma of his link with the Artha Tatwa (AT) Group, a chit fund company, came up with another allegation on Sunday saying that the minister had also received another vehicle from the ponzi company as a gift

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Act against Sanjay Dasburma, Lulu dares CM, police

Senior Congress leader and former Brahmagiri MLA Lalatendu Bidyadhar (Lulu) Mahapatra on Thursday came down heavily on the chief minister and the state police for not taking action against BJD minister Sanjay Dasburma, who he alleged is involved in the mega AT chit fund scam

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Farmers’ body threatens ‘jail bharo’ on Mar 18

Bhubaneswar: After holding a massive rally in the city on Thursday where thousands of farmers from across Odisha congregated, Navnirman Krushak Sangathan (NKS) has threatened to resort to ‘jail bharo’ agitation on March 18 if the demands of the farmers are not met within a month. NKS convener Askhaya Kumar said, “On March 18, we […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Notification on Food Commission in a week: Minister

The notification for setting up of the Food Commission in the State will be issued within a week following which the process for the recruitment of chairperson and members will start, Food minister Sanjay Dasburma said here on Saturday

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
After Puri, eggs hurled at minister’s vehicle in Chhatrapur

Bhubaneswar: It seems hurling eggs has become the most convenient way to vent ire, if incidents over the last few days are any indication. After Sunday’s Puri incident, in which eggs were hurled at the vehicle of Food Supplies and Consumer Welfare minister Sanajy Dasburma, the Bramhagiri legislator faced a similar embarrassment in Chhatrapur on […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Egg hurling on minister’s vehicle: All five accused surrender

Bhubaneswar: Five activists of Puri district Congress, accused of hurling eggs at Food Supplies and Consumer Welfare minister Sanjay Dasburma’s vehicle, surrendered before the Sea Beach police on Monday. Confirming this, City DSP Pravat Kumar Routray said, “All five, against whom an FIR was lodged yesterday based on the report of the Pilot officer, have […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Manamunda attack: BJP meets Governor, demands action against culprits

A BJP delegation today met Governor SC Jamir at Raj Bhawan here and demanded stern action against BJD leaders and supporters who launched a brutal assault on BJP activists at Manamunda in Boudh district on July 29

  • Thursday, 01 July 2021
People have rejected BJP leaders in state panchayat polls: BJD

Bhubaneswar: The ruling BJD today claimed that the Odisha state BJP president and two of its union ministers have been rejected by the people of their respective districts in the three-tier panchayat elections. “BJP state president Basant Panda, union ministers Jual Oram and Dharmendra Pradhan, have been rejected by the people of Nuapada, Sundergarh and […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
'The Parrot' Remains Firmly ‘Caged’!

By Sandeep Sahu The ongoing CBI investigation into the multi-thousand crore chit fund scam is fast turning out to be a theatre of the absurd. More than a year after it last questioned Balasore MP Rabindra Jena and Laxmibilasini Biswal, wife of Choudwar-Cuttack MLA Pravat Biswal, in connection with the Seashore case, the agency suddenly […]

  • Thursday, 10 June 2021
Paddy Procurement: The Perennial Scam

By Sandeep Sahu Scams may come and scams may go, but there is one scam that goes on forever in Odisha: the scam in paddy procurement. It has got to a stage where irregularities (read pilferage) of huge sums of money running into hundreds of crores by the well-entrenched miller-supply official-politician nexus every single year […]

  • Thursday, 10 June 2021
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New Alignment Of Gopalpur-Digha Coastal Highway Sparks Political Slugfest In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The fresh alignment of Gopalpur-Digha coastal highway that already ran into a controversy has triggered a political bickering in Odisha once again with BJD and BJP blaming each other over the development. The BJD has flayed the Centre’s new decision saying that it would go against the interest of Odisha. While quoting Union Minister […]

  • Monday, 05 April 2021