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BJD will stage a demonstration before the Parliament demanding hike in the Minimum Support Price of paddy

Bhubaneswar: 17/12/18:Odisha’s ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) will stage a demonstration before the Parliament in New Delhi on January 8 demanding hike in the Minimum Support Price (MSP) of paddy. This was informed at a presser here today by the new president of Biju Krushak Janata Dal (BKJD) and MP Prasanna Acharya. Other senior party leaders Debi Prasad Mishra, Sanjay ...

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Congress will waive all farm loans and extend financial assistance to farmers if the party comes to power

Bhubaneswar:12/12/18: Congress will waive all farm loans and extend financial assistance to farmers in the State for five years if the party comes to power in 2019, said Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) president Niranjan Patnaik after attending the first meeting of the party’s poll manifesto committee here today. Speaking to mediapersons, Patnaik said waiving of loans will not solve ...

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Congress candidates took significant leads in BJP-ruled state TRS in Telangana

New Delhi:11/12/18: Congress candidates on Tuesday took significant leads in BJP-ruled Rajasthan and was inching ahead of the BJP in both Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh in Assembly elections held in five states. Early trends from counting centres also showed that the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) appeared set to retain power in Telangana while the ruling Congress was lagging behind the Mizo ...

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Srikant Jena resigned from all the committees of the Pradesh Congress Committee

Bhubaneswar:9/12/18: The rift within State unit of Congress turned uglier as the senior leader Srikant Jena today resigned from all the committees of the Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC). Three days after his removal by the AICC as the chairperson of Congress manifesto committee for Assembly election in Odisha, Jena quit as the member of Congress core and campaign committees. His ...

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 BJD snatches Bijatala seat from BJP

Baripada:7/12/18: The Biju Janata Dal (BJD) consolidated its position further in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj as its candidate emerged victorious in the Bijatala zilla parishad by-poll, result of which was declared today. The by-election was held yesterday for zone-32. Of 23,119 voters of the five panchayats –Bijatala, Mundathakura, Banakati, Raihari and Luhasila — 17, 779 voters turned up to exercise their franchise. While as ...

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Former Congress MLA Chakradhar Paika joined in BJD

Bhubaneswar7/12/18:: Former Congress MLA Chakradhar Paika joined the BJD in the presence of Biju Janata Dal supremo and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at Naveen Niwas here on Thursday. Welcoming him to the party, the BJD supremo said Paika’s joining would strengthen his party further in Gajapati district. Addressing the media persons, Paika also expressed his willingness to serve people of ...

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Biju Janata Dal party leaders will meet seven national parties and regional parties to garner support for 33% reservation for women

Bhubaneswar:5/12/18: Odisha’s ruling-Biju Janata Dal party leaders will meet seven national parties and 15 regional parties to garner support for 33% reservation for women in Parliament and state legislatures. A decision to this was made this evening in a meeting held under the chairmanship of BJD supremo Naveen Patnaik at Naveen Niwas here, informed party vice president, Debi Mishra. According ...

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Former Odisha cadre IAS officer Aparajita Sarangi felicitated at State BJP office

Bhubaneswar:1/12/18: Former Odisha cadre IAS officerr Aparajita Sarangi on Saturday called upon party workers to work on ‘one team, one dream’ principle. Addressing workers and leaders at the party headquarters here after her felicitation, Aparajita said she returned to Odisha from Delhi because of the immense love and affection of the people. “My life is dedicated to the development of ...

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Bijoy Mohapatra also resigned from the membership of the saffron party

Bhubaneswar:30/11/18: Minutes after BJP Rourkela MLA Dilip Ray tendered his resignation to Speaker Pradip Amat, senior leader Bijoy Mohapatra also resigned from the membership of the saffron party. Mohapatra sent his resignation letter to BJP national president Amit Shah. In the letter, he stated, “We regret to state that despite repeated efforts in appraising you on the sorry state of ...

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Senior BJP leader Dilip Ray resigned from the primary membership of the party

Bhubaneswar:30/11/18: Senior BJP leader and Dilip Ray  resigned from the primary membership of the party on Friday.Ray met the Speaker Pradip Amat at his State Assembly chamber at 10 am and submitted his letter of resignation as a legislator to him,Dilip ray twitted after his resignation as :It is with deep anguish that I have decided to quit as the ...

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