Patnaik, who had not uttered anything against the Narendra Modi government for the past one year, slammed the Centre on Friday for “neglecting” the state.
Sources said the letter seeking withdrawal of NDA’s bill given by TMC also mentions that the state Assembly has already passed a resolution against the measure.
Mahtab said the party would also insist on making it mandatory for profit making projects to give share to gram panchayats.
Biju Janata Dal has 20 members in the Lok Sabha and seven members in the Rajya Sabha.
BJD leaders deny bribery charge.
This is the third successive win for Biju Janata Dal in civic polls in last 2 years.
The BJD walked out of the Lok Sabha during voting on the land bill, seen as part of a strategy to help the BJP through.
BJD leaders alleged that Orissa’s demands have been completely ignored in the budget.
CBI sources said Jena headed the Supratik Group, which took term loan of Rs 18 crore from the Seashore Group in 2010.
Twenty-eight Maoists were killed, 158 arrested and 142 surrendered in first seven months of the 2014.
The court had completed its hearing on Tripathy’s anticipatory bail plea on October 16 and kept its verdict reserved.
Pratyusha’s name was announced, a day after BJP named former BJD MP Rudra Madhav Ray as its candidate for the seat.
The Congress is yet to declare anyone’s name.
Hours after the newspaper hit the stands, a livid Naveen summoned Ghadai’s MLA son Pritiranjan Ghadai to his residence.
“There is no democracy in the BJD. It has become a one-man party,” said senior BJD leader Prafulla Ghadai.