January 20, 2021 8:46 am
BJD leaders have alleged that by not lifting surplus rice, the Centre has held back the release of about Rs 6,040 crore in subsidy, placing the state under severe financial burden.
September 18, 2020 5:32 am
Biju Janata Dal MP Anubhav Mohanty said the Bills should go to the Standing Committee for scrutiny and more clarity. Telangana Rashtra Samithi MP Manne Srinivas Reddy questioned the use of the e-NAM portal.
January 29, 2020 3:03 am
Party president Naveen Patnaik had earlier stated that the Odisha government supported the CAA but is opposed to the NRC.
December 31, 2019 9:29 am
Ray is a business tycoon and hotelier, who has also served in the Centre as Union Minister for coal, steel, parliamentary affairs, animal husbandry and food processing.
November 04, 2019 3:16 pm
The former BJD state general secretary was produced before the Sub-Divisional Judicial Magistrate Court, which remanded him in judicial custody for 14 days.
October 17, 2019 2:02 am
On Wednesday, Rout said, “I felt that the BJP does not need me and does not require me to participate in its organisational activities. So I thought of quitting, but I will not join any other political party.”
October 05, 2019 7:34 pm
Patnaik also wrote, “The Home Minister’s remarks cannot be taken lightly. There is a considerable change in the attitude of BJP’s leadership after coming to power for the second time (in the Centre).
July 26, 2019 12:06 am
The Congress also asked Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to bring in legislation for 75 per cent reservation for locals in state-based industries.
July 10, 2019 12:33 pm
“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.
June 24, 2019 3:59 pm
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.