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Samir Mohanty has been elected unopposed as the president of the BJP Odisha unit

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Bhubaneswar:16/1/20: Senior leader of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Samir Mohanty has been elected unopposed as the president of the saffron party’s Odisha unit on Thursday. Party observer for organisational polls, Narendra Singh Tomar, made a formal announcement here today. Samir Mohanty, who worked as the state vice-president of the BJP since 2016, will replace Basant Panda as the state BJP president. ...

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JMM leader Hemant Soren took oath as the 11th Chief Minister of Jharkhand

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Jharkhand:29/12/19;Jharkhand Mukti Morcha, JMM leader Hemant Soren took oath as the 11th Chief Minister of the state today. Governor Draupadi Murmu administered the oath of office to Mr Soren at Morhabadi grounds in Ranchi. This is 44 year Soren’ second stint as Jharkhand Chief Minister. After taking the oath, newly sworn in Chief Minister called for people’s support to frame ...

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BJD supremo Naveen Patnaik asserted that his party has now become a people’s movement

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Bhubaneswar:26/12/19: Biju Janata Dal (BJD) supremo and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today asserted that his party has now become a people’s movement and is not dependent on anyone including him for growth and survival. Addressing party workers and leaders during the party’s 23rd foundation day celebration at its headquarter in Bhubaneswar, Patnaik said, “Biju Janata Dal is not a political ...

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BJP suffers severe setback in Jharkhand: Raghubar Das tenders resignation

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Ranchi, 23/12/19: Though the final official results of the just-concluded Jharkhand assembly polls are yet to be announced, the scenario has become clear. The BJP was voted out of power, the JMM-Congress-RJD allowance, which has secured majority in the 81- member state assembly, is going to form the government. While the magic number required for forming the government is 41, ...

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‘ Grand Hyatt’ saw the “parade” of Shiv Sena-NCP and Congress MLAs

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Maharastra:26/11/19:The luxury hotel Grand Hyatt  in suburban Mumbai, host to many fashion shows, including the biggest one in the country, on Monday saw the “parade” of Shiv Sena-NCP and Congress MLAs. The event came a day before the Supreme Court passes an order on the issue of floor test for the Maharashtra government led by Devendra Fadnavis whose swearing-in has ...

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Pyari Mohan Mohapatra’s daughter Sikta Pati has joined the BJD

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Bhubaneswar: 23/11/19:Former Rajya Sabha Member Pyari Mohan Mohapatra’s daughter Sikta Pati has joined the Biju Janata Dal (BJD). Pati called on Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at the latter’s official residence here on Saturday evening. Naveen welcomed Sikta into the BJD and said that the party will be strengthened with her induction. Sikta is an MA in Economics and also holds an ...

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Congress, NCP agree to forge alliance with Shiv Sena in Maharashtra

New Delhi: Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Nawab Malik (L) along with Congress leader Prithviraj Chavan addresses a press conference on Maharashtra government formation, in New Delhi, Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019. (PTI Photo/Kamal Singh)(PTI11_20_2019_000291B)

Maharashtra:21/11/19:After week-long deliberations in Delhi and Mumbai between senior Congress and NCP leaders, it is finally emerging that both the parties have in principle agreed to forge an alliance with Shiv Sena in Maharashtra. While Shiv Sena Chief Uddhav Thackeray has called a meeting of all its MLAs tomorrow morning, a meeting of Congress Legislative Party to elect their leader ...

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Biju Janata Dal appointed three of his leader as key office bearers

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Bhubaneswar:15/11/19 Ahead of organisational polls of Biju Janata Dal (BJD), the ruling party today appointed key office bearers in Odisha. While Jajpur MLA Pranab Prakash Das has been appointed as General Secretary (organisation) of the BJD, Aul legislator Pratap Keshari Dev was given the charge once again as the State Returning Officer of the party to conduct organisational polls, said ...

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BJP has announced that it would not form government in Maharashtra

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Mumbai:10/11/19:The BJP has announced that it would not form government in Maharashtra in view of the ally Shiv Sena’s stand to not join them in the efforts. State BJP president, Chandrakant Patil today informed that the BJP cannot form the government and they have conveyed the same to Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari. Maharashtra BJP President said that they fought under ...

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BJP is likely to stake claim for the government formation in Maharashtra

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Mumbai:6/11/19:With just two days left for the term of the current Maharashtra assembly to end, indications are that BJP is likely to stake claim for the government formation as early as tomorrow. A delegation of BJP leaders, led by state president Chandrakant Patil, will meet Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari tomorrow. Speaking to reporters after a meeting of BJP’s core committee ...

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