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Odisha Congress working president resigns from party to join BJD

Odisha Congress working president resigns from party to join BJD

He is likely to join the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) on January 24, a day before the scheduled visit of Gandhi.

Jan 16, 2019, 17:26 PM IST
PM Modi launches series of projects in Odisha, inaugurates Balangir-Bichhupali railway line

PM Modi launches series of projects in Odisha, inaugurates Balangir-Bichhupali railway line

He also inaugurated the renovation and restoration works of Nilamadhav and Siddheswar Temple in Boudh district.

Jan 15, 2019, 11:06 AM IST
Naveen Patnaik not to attend PM's official programme on Tuesday

Naveen Patnaik not to attend PM's official programme on Tuesday

After attending the official programme, Modi is expected to address a public rally at Patharachepa ground in Bolangir at 11.45 am.

Jan 15, 2019, 00:21 AM IST
Jagannath temple case: SC appoints advocate Ranjit Kumar as amicus

Jagannath temple case: SC appoints advocate Ranjit Kumar as amicus

The apex court had on November 30 last year accepted the request of senior advocate Gopal Subramanium to relieve him as amicus curiae in the matter.

Jan 09, 2019, 17:13 PM IST
BJD will not be part of 'mahagathbandhan', announces Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik

BJD will not be part of 'mahagathbandhan', announces Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik

CM Patnaik also added that the party will continue to remain distant from both the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress party.

Jan 09, 2019, 13:20 PM IST
Need more time to decide on Mahagathbandhan: Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik

Need more time to decide on Mahagathbandhan: Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik

A 12-member delegation led by Patnaik will meet President Ram Nath Kovind in this regard.

Jan 08, 2019, 16:54 PM IST
BJD leaders seek increase in MSP for paddy

BJD leaders seek increase in MSP for paddy

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday attacked the BJP-led government at the Centre for failing to keep its promises.

Jan 08, 2019, 15:41 PM IST
CM Patnaik tells PM Modi to fulfill aspirations of Western Odisha for air connectivity

CM Patnaik tells PM Modi to fulfill aspirations of Western Odisha for air connectivity

Air Odisha had started flying operations under RCS-UDAN.  

Jan 07, 2019, 17:00 PM IST
Maoists kill watchman over suspicion of being police informer, torch construction camp in Odisha

Maoists kill watchman over suspicion of being police informer, torch construction camp in Odisha

The deceased watchman was identified as Rabindra Mallick who was a resident of Malickpada village.

Jan 07, 2019, 08:32 AM IST
Odisha police officer's minor son found dead, suicide suspected

Odisha police officer's minor son found dead, suicide suspected

In a ghastly incident, the minor son of a police officer was found dead in his residence on Sunday in Bhubaneswar, Odisha.

Jan 06, 2019, 22:30 PM IST
Odisha Agriculture Minister Pradeep Maharathy resigns amid row over his controversial remarks

Odisha Agriculture Minister Pradeep Maharathy resigns amid row over his controversial remarks

Denouncing Maharathy's comment, senior BJP leader and Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan had said his statement indicated the "flawed policies" of the state government on women and

Jan 06, 2019, 16:08 PM IST
PM Modi strikes back at Rahul, says 'chor' wants 'chowkidaar' gone

PM Modi strikes back at Rahul, says 'chor' wants 'chowkidaar' gone

Lashing at Congress chief Rahul Gandhi for the 'chowkidar' (watchman) barb, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday said that only a chor (thief) wants the outster of a wathcman.

Jan 05, 2019, 18:07 PM IST
Cyclone Pabuk: Seven districts in Odisha on alert

Cyclone Pabuk: Seven districts in Odisha on alert

There is no specific warning that has been issued for fishermen till now although the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has advised caution.

Jan 04, 2019, 06:36 AM IST
9 killed after boat capsizes in Odisha's Mahanadi River

9 killed after boat capsizes in Odisha's Mahanadi River

"Altogether nine bodies have been recovered, while one person is still missing," said Kendrapara district Collector Dasarathy Satpathy.

Jan 03, 2019, 11:05 AM IST
Will Narendra Modi contest 2019 Lok Sabha election from Puri?

Will Narendra Modi contest 2019 Lok Sabha election from Puri?

According to reports, a proposal in this regard was given by the Odisha BJP unit to Prime Minister Modi in October 2018 itself.

Jan 02, 2019, 22:17 PM IST
Puri's Jagannath temple closed for 12 hours due to protests over alleged assault of servitor

Puri's Jagannath temple closed for 12 hours due to protests over alleged assault of servitor

The gates of the 900-year-old temple which open around 5 am daily opened almost 12 hours later at 4.30 pm, depriving several devotees of the deity's 'darshan'.

Dec 29, 2018, 11:01 AM IST
PM Narendra Modi inaugurates new IIT-Bhubaneswar campus, flags off projects worth Rs 14,500 crore in Odisha

PM Narendra Modi inaugurates new IIT-Bhubaneswar campus, flags off projects worth Rs 14,500 crore in Odisha

The projects which were launched are related to higher education, health, road and highways and culture.

Dec 24, 2018, 15:04 PM IST
PM Modi to inaugurate Rs 14,500 cr development projects in Odisha

PM Modi to inaugurate Rs 14,500 cr development projects in Odisha

The projects are related to higher education, health, road and highways and culture.

Dec 24, 2018, 07:56 AM IST
Explosive-laden truck seized in Odisha, five held

Explosive-laden truck seized in Odisha, five held

The vehicle was carrying the consignment from Chilkapatnam in Andhra Pradesh to Koraput in Odisha 

Dec 23, 2018, 16:29 PM IST
Explosive-laden truck seized in Odisha, five held

Explosive-laden truck seized in Odisha, five held

The vehicle was carrying the consignment from Chilkapatnam in Andhra Pradesh to Koraput in Odisha 

Dec 23, 2018, 16:29 PM IST