Last Updated: Saturday, December 07, 2013, 15:39
Biju Janata Dal (BJD) leader Jay Panda on Saturday refused to comment on the Prevention of Communal and Targeted Violence Bill until the final draft is tabled in Parliament.
Last Updated: Saturday, December 07, 2013, 00:14
Accusing the Odisha government of being hand in gloves with various ponzi companies looting poor investors, Congress on Friday demanded a CBI probe and a white paper on the issue before walking out of the Assembly.
Last Updated: Tuesday, December 03, 2013, 21:24
Similarly, in G Udayagiri NAC, BJD won from 10 wards, Congress two and independent candidates two for the 13-member NAC, district collector N Tirumala Nayak said.
Last Updated: Saturday, November 30, 2013, 21:46
Seeking the support of BJD for the formation of a separate state by dividing Andhra Pradesh, a delegation of Telangana leaders cautioned Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to be `careful` with YSR Congress leader Jagan Reddy.
Last Updated: Saturday, November 23, 2013, 21:25
Ruling BJD on Saturday swept the second phase of urban local body (ULB) polls in western Odisha by winning a clear majority in 15 of 20 municipalities and notified area councils (NACs).
Last Updated: Wednesday, November 06, 2013, 17:38
MLAs and Ministers in the BJD government on Wednesday submitted a memorandum to President Pranab Mukherjee through Governor S C Jamir alleging neglect by the Centre in providing assistance to calamity ravaged Odisha.
Last Updated: Saturday, November 02, 2013, 19:23
The Odisha teacher who died after being set ablaze allegedly for refusing to withdraw a complaint of molestation was on Saturday cremated at her village in Puri district, even as Opposition parties targeted Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik over the incident.
Last Updated: Monday, October 21, 2013, 16:06
The ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) here Monday slammed the central government for not providing any financial assistance to the cyclone ravaged Odisha.
Last Updated: Thursday, October 17, 2013, 23:29
An inquiry was ordered by authorities into allegations of loot of relief materials made by Congress against ruling BJD corporators of the city.
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 16, 2013, 23:30
Odisha Congress on Wednesday alleged that relief materials meant to be distributed among 40,000-odd evacuees here during the cyclone were looted by some BJD corporators and the affected people were left to fend for themselves.
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 16, 2013, 20:55
Opposition parties on Wednesday accused the BJD government in Odisha of "failing" to provide relief to cyclone and flood victims, with the Congress asking the party-ruled states to adopt calamity-hit districts for speedy reconstruction and rehabilitation.
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 16, 2013, 12:27
The impact of Cyclone `Phailin` was less in this coastal district of Odisha, but disaster preparedness and timely evacuation nevertheless saved many lives.
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