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Biju Janata Dal chief Naveen Patnaik


In Naveen vs Modi, BJD targets west Odisha, wields schemes, new faces

April 05, 2019 12:13 am

For Patnaik’s Biju Janata Dal (BJD), looking at a fifth shot at power, it’s a fierce fight to protect its citadel against the BJP, that is pushing aggressively to increase its footprint. The Congress, which had dominated Odisha for decades, is, meanwhile, is in a desperate bid to remain relevant.

Yet another BJD MP and MLA resign from BJD

March 20, 2019 6:04 pm

Kandhamal MP Pratyusha Rajeswari Singh and Dasapalla MLA Purna Chandra Nayak Wednesday resigned from the primary membership of BJD alleging "neglect", party sources said.

BJD likely to skip 'united opposition rally' in Kolkata

January 18, 2019 8:52 pm

The mega rally is being organised by TMC president and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday to show opposition unity ahead of the crucial general election this year.

Student leader Debashish Marandi joins BJD

May 19, 2017 5:38 pm

Patnaik said the doctor belonging to the tribal community, will be a tremendous asset particularly in Mayurbhanj district.

Naveen declares BJD first list, former India hockey captain Dilip Tirkey to fight from Sundargarh

March 13, 2014 1:54 am

Dilip Tirkey who in 2012 was made Rajya Sabha MP on a BJD ticket, would now contest from Sundargarh Lok Sabha seat.

Naveen may take oath on Friday

May 20, 2009 2:51 am

Biju Janata Dal chief Naveen Patnaik is all set to begin his third term as Chief Minister of Orissa after his party MLAs formally re-elected....