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BJD President Naveen Patnaik appointed former Principal Accountant General Amar Patnaik as its chairman

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Bhubaneswar:16/11/18: Chief Minister and BJD President Naveen Patnaik on Friday constituted IT wing of the party and appointed former Principal Accountant General (AG) Amar Patnaik as its chairman. With the ruling dispensation looking to increase its social media presence before the forthcoming elections, Patnaik was earlier assigned to head the information technology (IT) cell when he had joined the regional party ...

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Senior IAS officer Aparajita Sarangi likely to be contest as BJP MP candidate from Bhubaneswar.

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Bhubaneswar:15/11/18: Senior IAS officer Aparajita Sarangi’s application for voluntary retirement has been accepted by the Odisha Government. On Wendesday (November 14), the State Government conveyed Sarangi’s cadre clearance to the Union Ministry of Personnel, along with the necessary Vigilance and Departmental clearances. 1994-batch IAS officer confirmed that she will be joining politics soon. “I am joining politics and want to join ...

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Winter session of the Odisha Assembly is scheduled to begin from November 16

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Bhubaneswar:14/11/18: Winter session of the Odisha Assembly is likely to be stormy as Opposition has prepared a long list of issues to corner the ruling-BJD in the House. As the poll dates are getting closer, the ruling party and Opposition are already on the war path and the same is expected to reflect in the winter session which is scheduled ...

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BJP will attain power in Madhya Pradesh for the fourth time:Dharmendra Pradhan

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Satna :10/11/18: Union Minister and Madhya Pradesh BJP election in-charge Dharmendra Pradhan on Friday said that the party will win the upcoming assembly elections in the state with full majority. “The BJP will attain power in the state for the fourth time. For the last 15 years, people of Chhattisgarh have kept any other political party out of the state. I ...

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Biju Janata Dal staged agitation in front of different central public sector undertakings

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Bhubaneswar:8/11/18 :The youth and students’ wings of Biju Janata Dal (BJD) staged agitation in front of different central public sector undertakings (PSUs) in Bhubaneswar today over the unfulfilled promises made by the Central Government for providing employment to youths. Different teams of BJD staged dharna in front of National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO), Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL), Mahanadi Coalfields ...

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Krushna Chandra Sagaria formally resigned from the membership of Odisha Legislative Assembly

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Bhubaneswar:6/811/18: Congress MLA from Koraput, Krushna Chandra Sagaria on Tuesday formally resigned from the membership of Odisha Legislative Assembly. He met Speaker Pradeep Amat and submitted his resignation letter. Sagaria had earlier announced about his resignation on October 30. However, he had not submitted his resignation letter on that day due to the absence of the Speaker. He cited no reason ...

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Biju Janata Dalill stage peaceful demonstrations in front of all central public sector undertakings

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Bhubaneswar3/11/18:: Protesting the alleged callous attitude of the Centre towards the youths of Odisha, the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) will stage peaceful demonstrations in front of all central public sector undertakings (PSUs) across the state for three days from November 5. “While the central PSUs are earning profits to the tune of crores of rupees in Odisha, they are showing ...

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Congress’ Kharge moves SC against ‘illegal’ removal of CBI chief

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New Delhi:3/11/18: Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge Saturday moved the Supreme Court against the Centre’s decision of sending CBI director Alok Verma on leave, saying it was “illegal” and was in violation of the CBI Act. In his petition, Kharge, who is the leader of the Congress in Lok Sabha, said only the three-member committee of leader of opposition, prime minister and the ...

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Naveen remind BJP how they forget 2014 poll manifesto for Special category status to Odisha

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Bhubaneswar:2/11/18: With the 2019 assembly and general elections draw closer, Biju Janata Dal (BJD) supremo and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s voice against the BJP growing louder. A day after saying that the Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana is better than Centre’s Ayushman Bharat Yojana, Patnaik on Friday targeted the BJP by reiterating the demand for special category status for Odisha. Addressing ...

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BJP releases lists of candidates for MP, Telangana, Mizoram Assembly polls

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Newdelhi:2/11/18:The BJP on Friday released first list of 177 candidates for Madhya Pradesh Assembly polls slated for November 28. Party has also released list of 28 candidates for Telangana and 24 for Mizoram elections. As per the list released on Friday for 177 candidates, Party has denied ticket to more than 27 sitting legislators. Two ministers have also been denied ...

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