Tag: Sashi Bhusan Behera

1st phase GP polls result reflects resentment of people: Dharmendra

Bhubaneswar: After the end of the first phase panchayat polls in Odisha Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan in his reaction to OTV said, “The trends of the first phase result reflects the resentment of the people of Odisha.” Pradhan said that it a victory of the people of Odisha, a fruit of […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Mahanadi row: BJD delegation to visit Chhattisgarh

In a sudden development, the ruling BJD today decided to send a high level delegation to Chhattisgarh to collect detailed information about the number of barrages and dams built on the upper catchments of Mahanadi and other projects which are in the pipeline

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Cong team in Kandhamal
Kandhamal firing was cold blooded murder: Deo

Phulbani: Senior Congress leader and head of the five-member AICC delegation V Kishore Chandra Deo today claimed that the death of five innocent villagers in Kandhamal district on the night on July 8 was not the result of any encounter between the security personnel and the Maoists, but cold blooded murder. “Going by circumstantial evidence […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Ministerial committee meets to discuss demands of Odisha farmers

Bhubaneswar: The high-level inter-ministerial committee constituted by the Odisha government held a meeting today to look into the demands of farmers pertaining to price, prestige and pension. Finance Minister Shashi Bhusan Behera informed that the committee will hold a detailed discussion with several other farmer groups and outfits in the second meeting which has been […]

  • Wednesday, 23 June 2021
State Budget: Ruling-BJD likely to make last attempt to woo middle class

Bhubaneswar: All eyes are on the State Budget which will be presented by Finance Minister Sashi Bhusan Behera on February 7. Talks are doing rounds on what populist measures the State could take in the budget to woo voters as general polls are only a few months away. Sources said as the State government has […]

  • Tuesday, 04 May 2021
Pradhan targets BJD govt over ‘KALIA Chhatra Bruti’

Bhubaneswar/Boudh: Criticising the Naveen Patnaik-led BJD government in Odisha, Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Sunday said that the State government is trying to fool the students and their families belonging to OBC (Other Backward Class ) and farmer class by announcing the ‘KALIA Chhatra Bruti’. He alleged that, that the Odisha government has no intention […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
BJD mollifies Shipra Mallick to withdraw nomination?

Bhubaneswar/Kendrapara: Post the exodus of senior leaders, ruling BJD seems to be in fire-fighting mode. The party leaves no stone unturned to  avoid vote split in the elections. This is what is being discernible after former Kendrapara MLA and BJD leader Shipra Mallick decided to withdraw her nomination today. Mallick had filed nomination as independent […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
BJD Always With Farmers: Sashi Bhushan

Bhubaneswar: Amidst nation-wide agitation by various farmers’ unions for total rollback of the contentious farm laws recently enacted by the Centre, and buzz in the political circles on the stand of Odisha’s Biju Janata Dal (BJD) over the issue, the ruling party in the State has clarified its stand, saying that it has always been […]

  • Monday, 01 March 2021
Odisha Cabinet Rejig Likely In New Year

Bhubaneswar: Speculations are doing rounds that a possible Cabinet reshuffle for the first time in the fifth term of Naveen Patnaik government in Odisha is likely to take place in the next couple of days. If things go well, the State would witness Naveen’s Cabinet in a new look in the New Year. Sources closed […]

  • Monday, 01 March 2021