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Governor’s inaugural speech in the State Assembly was discouraging:Narsinga Mishra.


Bhubaneswar: (ONT Bureau)22/2/17:: In the face of Congress’ worst electoral defeat in a decade in Odisha, the party on Wednesday alleged that the governor’s inaugural speech in the State Assembly was discouraging. Leader of Opposition Narasingha Mishra said, “It is unfortunate that the governor didn’t mention anything about the law and order situation during the recently concluded Panchayat polls in ...

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Panchyat Election: a trailer trailer of a bigger change to come


Bhubaneswar: (ONT Bureau)14/2/17:The BJP winning 60 seats in the first phase polls, including wiping out of BJD in all nine Kalahandi zilla parishad zones, is just a trailer of a bigger change to come, said Union minister for Petroleum and Natural gas Dharmendra Pradhan today. Pradhan said the people of Odisha are disappointed with the autocracy of BJD and have ...

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tate Election Commissionis gearing up for Panchayat elections


Bhubaneswar:(ONT Bureau)11/2/17: The State Election Commission (SEC) is gearing up for the three tier Panchayat elections that begin from February 13 in five phases across the state. The preparation is in full swing with poll booths being readied by SEC officials. Over 1.10 lakh poll officials and policemen have been stationed in election duty. The poll officials are storing all ...

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Congress to rake up currency ban in Panchyat poll


BHUBANESWAR: ONT Bureaue(6/1/17) Congress has decided to highlight the hardship faced by the common people due to demonetisation decision of the Centre during its campaign for the panchayat polls beginning from February 13. The roadmap for the campaign was prepared at a meeting of the State office-bearers, district presidents, MLAs and senior leaders of the party convened by the Odisha ...

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Navjot Singh Sidhu to contest from Amritsar

New Delhi:ONT Bureaue(6/1/17)Former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Navjot Singh Sidhu has announced that he will contest this assembly election from the Amritsar assembly constituency and that too on a Congress ticket. According to reports, Sidhu got a promise from the party that he will be made the deputy chief minister under Capt Amarinder Singh if it wins the elections. ...

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Centre Cabinet Minister jual Oram Addrees a Press conference

The Union Minister for Tribal Affairs, Shri Jual Oram addressing a press conference on the achievement of his Ministry, in New Delhi on December 27, 2016.

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Model Code of Conduct issued by the Commission holding General Election to Panchayati Raj Institutions


Bhubaneswar: 27/12(ONT Bureau). Bhubaneswar: The State Election Commission (SEC) on Tuesday declared dates for five-phase panchayat polls in Odisha beginning 13 February, 2017. The elections which would be held in 6805 gram panchayats and 853 Zilla Parishad zones, will end on 21 February. Officials said, with the announcement, the poll code of conduct has come into effect in the State ...

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Ram Gopal Yadav reinstated in Samajwadi Party


Delhi: Senior Samajwadi Party leader Ram Gopal Yadav, who was sacked after massive brawl inside the Yadav family; has been reinstated in the party on Thursday morning. In an exclusive conversation with ABP News, Yadav said, “Netaji has taken the decision with a good heart and I welcome it”. He added saying, “It is the duty of elders to forgive ...

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Sushma Swaraj undergoes dialysis after kidney failure


New Delhi: Union External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday underwent dialysis after a kidney failure. “I am in AIIMS because of kidney failure. Presently, I am on dialysis,” the ailing minister tweeted.The Bharatiya Janata Party leader said she was also undergoing tests for a kidney transplant. “Lord Krishna will bless,” she added.

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Cong slams PM in RS over demonetisation, says ‘people are suffering’


New Delhi:  Congress lashed out heavily at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over demonetisation of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes. Senior Congress leader Anand Sharma said, “the rule was implemented without any prior notice and that the whole nation is suffering due to the same”. He also questioned PM over the same saying, “which law gave him a right to ...

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