Ready to leave Odisha, says expelled BJD leader Pradeep Panigrahy

Expelled BJD leader and Gopalpur MLA Pradeep Panigrahy on Thursday pleaded the State government not to implicate him in false cases and said he is ready to leave Odisha.

published on : 16th April 2021

BJD, BJP locked in tough by-poll fight

In the 2009 elections also, Maharathy had polled 49.14 pc of the votes against 40.85 pc of the Congress candidate Samantray.

published on : 14th April 2021

CM Naveen Patnaik urges women to vote for BJD in large numbers

Campaigning for the party candidate virtually, the Chief Minister said that he would have been very happy to personally visit Pipili during the by-poll.

published on : 13th April 2021

BJP harps on development agenda in Odisha

The by-poll has given an opportunity to the BJP to rake up the miseries of the people affected by cyclone Fani two years ago.

published on : 13th April 2021

Naveen Patnaik’s virtual campaign for bypoll on April 12

Party vice-president Debi Prasad Mishra asserted that the BJD candidate will win with a bigger margin compared to the 2019 Assembly elections despite the aggressive campaign by the BJP. 

published on : 12th April 2021

CM to campaign for Pipili bypoll on April 12 virtually

Meanwhile, president of BJP’s Odisha unit Sameer Mohanty has launched a door-to-door campaign in several villages of the constituency.

published on : 10th April 2021

Andhra local body elections: Parties to launch ‘boycott poll’ campaign

Meanwhile, Odisha has decided to file a fresh suit against AP in the apex court as tension at the border escalated. 

published on : 7th April 2021

Pipili bypoll: Rs 50 lakh cash seized from two persons, BJD targets BJP

BJD national spokesperson Sasmit Patra alleged that due to the growing fear within the BJP of losing the by-poll, it has been pumping huge amount of money to influence the electorate.

published on : 6th April 2021

Odisha: BJD calls for bandh over Talcher Thermal Power Station closure

They demanded restoration of the unit and early execution of the third phase of the plant expansion.

published on : 6th April 2021

BJD demands unconditional apology

The BJD on Sunday demanded unconditional apology from the BJP legislators for throwing shoes and microphones at the Speaker’s podium in the Assembly.

published on : 5th April 2021

BJP demands probe after audio of BJD MLA Byomkesh Ray threat to cop goes viral

Byomkesh Ray, in a telephonic conversation with Gurucharan Behera, a sub inspector of Bansadar police station, is heard directing the latter to act in a case.

published on : 25th March 2021

BJD leaders extend support to agitating Nalco land oustees

Land oustees displaced due to Nalco’s mines and plant have the right to stage protests peacefully for their legitimate issues.

published on : 23rd March 2021

BJD demands inclusion four tribal dialects in eighth schedule

 The BJD has demanded inclusion of four tribal languages in the 8th schedule of the Constitution of India.

published on : 21st March 2021

BJD MPs meet Piyush Goyal, demand rice evacuation

The delegation maintained that the State’s storage capacity will be overflowing and cannot accommodate the surplus rice.

published on : 16th March 2021

Suicide bid rocks Odisha Assembly, BJD seeks apology from Subash Panigrahi

For the first time in recent history, three ministers trooped to the well of the House demanding that the legislator should first apologise for his conduct which, they said, has set a bad precedent.

published on : 14th March 2021
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