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Congress, BJP target Odisha govt over jobs

The Congress also asked Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to bring in legislation for 75 per cent reservation for locals in state-based industries.

BJD holds protest as Odisha missing from India’s 17 iconic tourism sites

“They had promised in the manifesto to make Puri the spiritual capital of the country. What is the roadmap? The first step could have been to give it an Iconic status. There is definite justification for (inclusion of) Konark Temple”, Lok Sabha leader Pinaki Misra said.


BJD MLA Saroj Kumar Meher arrested for forcing tribal engineer to do sit-ups

The incident came to light in the beginning of the month when a purported video went viral showing the MLA asking the PWD engineer to do sit-ups in public.

This Word Means: Constructive Vote Of No-confidence

Provision in Germany, context in ‘One Poll’ push

Simultaneous polls: BJD calls for adoption of German model

The party has proposed a solution bypassing the need for mid-term elections, even if an elected parliamentary government loses the confidence of the majority of members.

Odisha: BJD MLA makes engineer perform sit-ups, says local people ‘forced’ him

The video shows Meher asking the junior engineer of PWD in-charge of road construction in Belpada area to perform 100 sit-ups in five minutes. The official is seen performing the sit-ups.


Video of BJD MLA forcing PWD engineer to do sit-ups in public goes viral

In the purported video, which was trending on social media, Meher is seen reprimanding the engineer and asking him to do 100 sit-ups in the middle of the road.

Naveen Patnaik unanimously elected leader of BJD legislature party

Thanking the newly elected legislators for electing him as the legislature party leader once again, Patnaik said the new government would work hard to ensure speedy development of the state.

Odisha Lok Sabha Election Results 2019: BJP closes in with 8 seats, BJD secures 13

Odisha Lok Sabha Election Results 2019: In Odisha, the BJP has secured 8 of the 21 seats while Biju Janata Dal has got 13. In 2014, the BJD had won 20 seats and BJP took one.

On election yatra, Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik accuses Centre of trying to ‘sell’ Chilika Lake

Considered one of the largest coastal water lagoons in the country, Chilika Lake is spread over 1,100 sq km and touches the districts of Puri, Khordha and Ganjam. The lake attracts migratory birds from different parts of the world in winter.