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Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik launches signature campaign on Mahanadi, Polavaram

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik launches signature campaign on Mahanadi, Polavaram

Patnaik became the first signatory to the memorandum, which will be submitted to President Pranab Mukherjee. It is proposed to contain at least one signature from all the 87 lakh families of the state, BJD sources said.

BJD feud out in open at public meeting in presence of Naveen Patnaik

BJD feud out in open at public meeting in presence of Naveen Patnaik

Internal feud in Odisha's ruling BJD came to the fore today when the party's Lok Sabha MP Baijayanta Panda faced opposition reportedly from supporters of former health minister and party MLA Atanu S Nayak at a public meeting in Kendrapara.

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik rejects alliance with Congress

Odisha Chief Minister and BJD President Naveen Patnaik on Thursday said there was no scope for any alliance with the Congress.

SUM hospital fire tragedy: JP Nadda calls for punitive action, NHRC issues notice to Odisha govt

SUM hospital fire tragedy: JP Nadda calls for punitive action, NHRC issues notice to Odisha govt

Union Health Minister JP Nadda on Wednesday inspected the SUM hospital where a massive fire mishap had claimed the lives of at least 20 people on Monday.

Former Odisha CM's son charges wife with harassment, extramarital affair

Sishir Gamang, son of former Odisha Chief Minister Giridhar Gamang, on Saturday charged his wife with harassment, torture of their minor son and an extramarital affair.

AAP hopes to emerge as alternative in 2019 Assembly polls in Odisha

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Sunday claimed Odisha remained backward because of BJD's misrule in last 17 years and said the party would emerge as an alternative in the state in 2019 Assembly elections.

Denied help by hospital authorities, Odisha man walks 10-km carrying wife's dead body; WATCH

Denied help by hospital authorities, Odisha man walks 10-km carrying wife's dead body; WATCH

A poor man from Odisha was forced to walk down the road, carrying the dead body of his wife wrapped in a blanket for at least 10 kms.

Odisha govt has "nexus" with Maoists: BJP probe team

Five tribals, including three women and an one-year-old child, were killed on July 8 in what police said was a crossfire during its operation against Maoists.

Congress to raise Kandhamal killings in Parliament

Congress to raise Kandhamal killings in Parliament

Asking Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to own responsibility for the death of five persons in Kandhamal, Congress said it would raise the issue in Parliament as such killings in the name of anti-naxal drive shows BJD regime's "anti-tribal and anti-dalit" psyche.

BJD opposes Chhattisgarh's barrage on Mahanadi

 Biju Janata Dal (BJD) members on Wednesday demanded that the central government should take steps to stop construction of a barrage by BJP-ruled Chhattisgarh government on the Mahanadi river, and said the state of Odisha is "shocked" by the development.

BJD in understanding with naxals, alleges BJP

Describing the Kandhamal tragedy as a grim chapter involving killing of helpless and innocent people, the BJP delegation alleged that Naveen Patnaik government was not at all serious about the incident.

West Bengal CPI(M) pitches for 'united fight' with Congress in state

West Bengal CPI(M) pitches for 'united fight' with Congress in state

CPI(M)'s West Bengal unit on Sunday made a strong pitch for continuing the 'adjustment' with Congress in the state to fight against Trinamool Congress' 'reign of terror' and BJP's 'communal politics'.

Attack on union ministers is 'panic reaction' of BJD: Manohar Parrikar

 Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday claimed the attack on the convoy of two Union ministers in Odisha's Bargarh on Friday was a "panic reaction" of the ruling BJD.

I believe in work, not publicity: Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik

Claiming that his government was doing "exceedingly well" in achieving its promises despite fund cuts by the Centre, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said on Monday he believes in work and not publicity.

BJD MPs walkout of Lok Sabha protesting Polavaram project

 BJD members today walked out of Lok Sabha protesting Finance Minister Arun Jaitley underscoring the Centre's commitment to the Polavaram project, which is being opposed by Odisha.

Bring back Kohinoor, gift it to Jagannath Temple: BJD MP

A demand for getting back the Kohinoor diamond from Britain and giving it to the Jagannath Temple in Puri, as had been willed by Maharaja Ranjit Singh, was made in the Rajya Sabha today.

Opposition preparing to attack Odisha government during budget session

The budget session of the Odisha assembly -- beginning on March 15 -- is expected to see the opposition Congress and the BJP raising issues like irregularities in distribution of ration cards and the alleged nexus of ruling BJD leaders with criminals.

BJD plans overseas celebrations of Biju birth centenary

The ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) on Thursday said it will celebrate the birth centenary of party leader and former chief minister Biju Patnaik across the globe from March 5.

Naveen Patnaik becomes BJD president seventh time

Naveen Patnaik becomes BJD president seventh time

 Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik was lected on Sunday unopposed as president of ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) for the seventh consecutive time.

'Was maintaining secrecy on Netaji's disappearance a joke?'

'Was maintaining secrecy on Netaji's disappearance a joke?'

BJD leader said there was nothing which could have forced Russia or Japan to break their diplomatic relations with India in case details about Netaji's disappearance was revealed.