The minister said the locals then said “if I was their representative, I would also have to make the phone call the same way they do.” Arjun Ram Meghwal said that he made the call by scaling the tree on a ladder and nurse was made available to them.
Odisha Cheif Minister Naveen Patnaik’s statement came a day after state BJP said it will move the Enforcement Directorate (ED) and Income Tax department for an investigation into alleged discrepancies in the data of ruling BJD’s election expenditure.
BJD denied the allegations. “BJP is trying to defame BJD. All allegations levelled against our party are baseless. We have made all our transactions in a transparent manner,” BJD treasurer Subash Singh said.
BJP leaders, who have time and again projected themselves as ‘gau-rakshaks’ (cow-saviours), might have a tough time in dealing with Opposition’s bantering and online trolls over the latest incident.
Slamming Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi for his criticism of the Narendra Modi Government, Amit Shah said while scams involving crores of rupees took place under the UPA dispensation, not a single case of corruption has been reported during the last three years of NDA rule.
The BJD wanted to know what the Modi government has done for the poor families of Odisha during last three years
The ruling BJD has accused the ND government of misusing the taxpayers’ money to get publicity for political gain.
A section of ruling BJD workers allegedly hurled stones and eggs at Baijayant Panda on Tuesday when he was in Mahanga area
to inaugurate a drinking water project funded by his MPLAD funds.
Baijayant Panda told reporters that BJD had a policy of resisting hooliganism and infighting. But in the last three years, things have changed.
Kalandi Samal has asked the Navin Patnaik government to give an explanation over the grim picture of power availability in Odisha.
Patnaik said the doctor belonging to the tribal community, will be a tremendous asset particularly in Mayurbhanj district.
Pratap Keshari Deb, resigned as the chairman of the Odisha State Housing Board before filing the nomination paper.
Claiming that the BJD government can “neither see nor move despite having eyes and legs”, Nitin Gadkari said it was surprising that they won elections.
On Tuesday, Tripathy had alleged that Rs 45 lakh was transferred from BJD’s account.
From writing umpteen letters to Prime Ministers to appealing in the SC, the BJD is keen to show that it is the only party which is fighting for the state — so what if its own leaders have little clarity on the issue.