May 24, 2019 1:08 pm
As per the state assembly election results on Wednesday, the BJD is also set to form its government for a fifth straight term negating a 'Modi wave' that is sweeping the country, with its candidates leading in 112 of the state’s 146 seats.
March 09, 2019 5:04 am
Panda, who owns an Odisha-based media group, quit the BJD last year and also resigned from his Lok Sabha membership following his suspension from the regional party headed by the state’s Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.
March 08, 2019 5:14 pm
According to an official statement released by the BJP, the appointment comes with immediate effect and has been approved by the party national president Amit Shah.
March 05, 2019 2:20 am
Assembly polls in Odisha are likely to be held alongside the Parliamentary elections and the BJP hopes that Panda's presence will brighten its prospects, especially in the coastal regions.
March 04, 2019 10:11 pm
Panda had tendered his resignation last year following a tense stand off with Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. He had quit the BJD citing “absolute depths of inhumanity” within the party.
September 13, 2020 9:55 am
According to the records of the Bahamas registrar of companies, Finlay, Messina and Pikika were incorporated in June 1993, January 1995 and March 2003 respectively at the same address in Nassau, Bahamas, with proxy office bearers.
September 19, 2018 5:07 am
The helicopter was seized on Monday after an FIR was registered against the alleged attempted landing of an unauthorised aircraft on Saturday, when Panda was riding a chopper across a stretch of coastal Odisha up to Konark.
September 18, 2018 3:55 pm
The FIR filed at the Marine Police Station at Arakhakuda (Puri) by an official with the Chilika Development Authority, stated the chopper attempted a landing on Chilika which is allegedly a “no-flying eco-sensitive zone”.
May 29, 2018 5:12 am
Jay’s 87-year-old father Bansidhar Panda, who passed away on May 22 in Bhubaneswar, was a well-known industrialist from Odisha and had close ties with Naveen’s father and former Chief Minister Biju Patnaik.
May 28, 2018 5:20 pm
In January, Panda was suspended from the Biju Janata Dal's primary membership, with the party accusing him of being involved in “anti-party activities”.
April 25, 2015 9:47 am