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  • BJD treated BJP protestors as ‘baratis’: Congress

    BJD treated BJP protestors as ‘baratis’: Congress

    Firebrand Congress mla Taraprasad Bahinipati said the BJP and BJD are both anti-farmer. The central government's farm laws have led to widespread protests by farmers over several months, 200 farmers have died and the BJD remained mum lending silent support to the BJP led government at the centre.

    March 19, 2021
  • BJD outwits BJP, protest fizzles out, all party meet held

    BJD outwits BJP, protest fizzles out, all party meet held

    Earlier, the BJP mlas had squatted on the road as the gates of the CM's residence were closed. Soon several BJD leaders and Ministers rushed and were seen pleading with folded hands requesting the BJP mlas to enter the residence of the CM.

    March 19, 2021
  • Odisha Assembly logjam persists

    Odisha Assembly logjam persists

    While the Opposition BJP and Congress members stated that they would allow the house to function only if the government assured to procure all paddy from farmers, the ruling BJD members said they will not relent until BJP MLA Subash Panigrahi apologises for attempting suicide in the House by consuming sanitizer.

    March 18, 2021
  • BJD Govt has institutionalized exploitation of farmers: BJP

    BJD Govt has institutionalized exploitation of farmers: BJP

    The move of the BJP comes a day after a delegation of BJD MPs had met Goyal to point out that non-release of subsidy by the centre and failure of the FCI in evacuating rice has created a huge problem for the state.

    March 17, 2021
  • Odisha Assembly paralyzed for the 4th day

    Odisha Assembly paralyzed for the 4th day

    The Opposition BJP and the Congress continued their protest against the irregularities in mandis, non procurement of paddy by the government and debate on the issue suspending all other business.

    March 17, 2021
  • BJD puts paddy non-procurement ball in centre’s court

    BJD puts paddy non-procurement ball in centre’s court

    A delegation of BJD MPs met Union Food and Civil Supplies Minister Piyush Goyal at Delhi and raised the issue submitting the major problems faced by the state in terms of paddy procurement.

    March 16, 2021
  • Deadlock in Odisha Assembly

    Deadlock in Odisha Assembly

    Talking to media persons, Congress MLA Taraprasad Bahinipati alleged that the BJP and BJD are enacting a drama as both are responsible for the plight of the farmers.

    March 16, 2021
  • Pandemonium prevails in Odisha Assembly

    Pandemonium prevails in Odisha Assembly

    The BJD members alleged that Panigrahi has ruined the sanctity of the House by attempting suicide during its proceedings and maintained that they will not let the House run till the BJP MLA apologises.

    March 13, 2021
  • BJD Govt is biggest impediment to progress of state: BJP

    BJD Govt is biggest impediment to progress of state: BJP

    The twin strategy – state leaders lambasting the BJD government and Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan refraining from any such aggression was amply evident at the BJP Executive Committee meeting attended by all top leaders including Odisha in charge D Purandeswari and deputy in charge Vijaypal Singh Tomar.

    March 8, 2021
  • Cong, BJD target the centre over fuel price hike

    Cong, BJD target the centre over fuel price hike

    A few Congress MLAs peddled their way to the Odisha Assembly on bicycles to register their protest. Outside the Assembly, Congress activists staged protests in front of huge cutouts of PM Narendra Modi at different petrol filling stations.

    February 24, 2021
  • CM to leave for Odisha today to attend EZC meet

    CM to leave for Odisha today to attend EZC meet

    Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will leave for Odisha tomorrow to attend the Eastern Zonal Council (EZC) meeting which will be chaired by Union home minister Amit Shah on 28 February in Bhubaneswar.

    February 25, 2020
  • Left, Congress urge BJD to give up ‘pro-BJP’ stand

    Left, Congress urge BJD to give up ‘pro-BJP’ stand

    The Left and Congress student wing activists staged protests at different places in the city here denouncing the barbaric attack on students and professors in JNU on Sunday and demanded the resignation of Union Home Minister Amit Shah.

    January 6, 2020
  • BJP accuses Naveen Patnaik of saving culprits in Panchayat official’s death

    BJP accuses Naveen Patnaik of saving culprits in Panchayat official’s death

    BJP also alleged that the lone arrested person, Rupesh Bhadra, was being given VIP treatment in jail due to his close proximity to a senior BJD leader.

    January 3, 2020
  • BJD likely to support Citizenship (Amendment) Bill

    BJD likely to support Citizenship (Amendment) Bill

    Though a final announcement of the BJD’s stand on the Bill is awaited, reliable sources said “BJD’s support is a certain”, adding that till date Naveen Patnaik’s party has supported all bills in parliament including the equally controversial ones like the amendment to the RTI Act.

    December 8, 2019
  • Unprecedented coal crisis in NTPC Kaniha forces shutting down of four units

    Unprecedented coal crisis in NTPC Kaniha forces shutting down of four units

    The 3000Mw NTPC-Kaniha power plant, the second-largest power station in India, has shut four units of 500 Mw each and several other power plants in critical condition.

    August 5, 2019
  • Dharmendra Pradhan defends fuel price hike, says funds required for ‘vikas’

    Dharmendra Pradhan defends fuel price hike, says funds required for ‘vikas’

    Skirting the issues involved, he said the drop in crude prices has given an opportunity for the country to garner resources for ‘vikas’.

    July 7, 2019
  • Pradhan slams Congress for alleging BJP-BJD nexus

    Pradhan slams Congress for alleging BJP-BJD nexus

    Odisha PCC president Niranjan Patnaik also lashed out at the BJD and the BJP and said both the parties were enacting a drama.'

    June 23, 2019