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Biju Janata Dal (BJD)


Puri project row flares up as ASI stand gives BJP fresh ammo to fire at BJD

May 13, 2022 4:05 pm

In its affidavit submitted in the high court on May 9, the ASI stated that the state government was undertaking the Puri Heritage Corridor Project's construction work within the prohibited and regulated areas of the monument without valid permission.

56-year-old Odisha MLA appears for Class X exam, says his wish got fulfilled

April 29, 2022 4:01 pm

“Education not only ensures a good job but creates an impact on one’s life by adding knowledge and value,” Phulbani MLA Angada Kanhar said.

Former BJP ward member shot dead in Odisha village; accused's family attacked, house torched

April 18, 2022 2:24 pm

Dalei Nayak was shot dead by Nrupatti Nayak following a dispute over a pond at a village in Dhenkanal district Sunday.

Concerns over Puri heritage project take political turn as BJP, BJD trade fireworks

April 05, 2022 7:21 pm

Raising the issue in the Lok Sabha recently, the BJP's Bhubaneswar MP Aparajita Sarangi alleged illegality in the implementation of this ambitious project being undertaken by the Naveen Patnaik-led BJD government.

Divided at the top and weak within, Odisha Congress’s battle for survival continues

March 29, 2022 5:42 pm

Since 2019, it has been relegated to the third position behind Biju Janata Dal and BJP

Odisha: BJP, Congress slam bureaucrats for meeting CM after BJD’s poll victory

March 29, 2022 12:16 pm

BJP state general secretary Prithviraj Harichandan accused the bureaucrats of the state of “bringing disgrace to their service and lowering the dignity of the executive branch of the government”.

Newsmaker: In Odisha, Muslim woman creates history in Bhadrak civic polls

March 28, 2022 6:42 pm

Gulmaki Dalawzi Habib, an Independent who defeated the BJD nominee, is the first Muslim woman to be elected the chairperson of a local body in the state.

Odisha: BJD sweeps urban polls, wins 76 of 108 ULBs

March 26, 2022 10:08 pm

The BJP came a distant second by winning 16 ULBs, and the Congress won seven. Nine ULBs were won by smaller parties and Independents

Odisha: 22 injured as Chilika MLA rams car into crowd, leader assaulted later

March 13, 2022 8:14 am

BJP state general secretary Prithviraj Harishchandan demanded immediate arrest of the MLA. The BJD, too, condemned the incident and asked for strongest action against the accused as per law.

Ruling BJD sweeps Odisha rural polls, to form Zilla Parishads in all 30 districts

March 02, 2022 1:20 am

The BJP, which had formed eight ZPs after winning 297 seats in 2017, came a distant second with only 42 seats. Congress came third with 37 seats, down from the 60 it had secured last time for forming 2 ZPs