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  • BJD’s Subash Singh resigns from Rajya Sabha

    BJD’s Subash Singh resigns from Rajya Sabha

    He was elected to the Upper House of Parliament on April 3, 2020. With his resignation, BJD now has eight members in the RS.

    April 21, 2022
  • Bring in law for censorship on OTT platforms, web channels: BJD MP

    Bring in law for censorship on OTT platforms, web channels: BJD MP

    Raising the issue during zero hour, Acharya said that OTT platforms had gained unprecedented viewership during the pandemic when traditional sources of entertainment were hugely impacted due to restrictions.

    March 30, 2022
  • Good governance resulted in BJD’s rural and urban body poll victory

    Good governance resulted in BJD’s rural and urban body poll victory

    The entire officialdom was busy evolving schemes and ensuring early as well as effective implementation.

    March 28, 2022
  • BJD’s triumph

    BJD’s triumph

    Commenting on the fallout, Odisha’s Chief Minister, Naveen Patnaik, has congratulated his party workers and thanked the public. He has described the result of the three-tier panchayat election as the outcome of “unwavering love”. The BJD, he said, had been turned into a “people’s movement through their dedicated hard work”.

    March 3, 2022
  • Odisha: BJD in a tearing hurry for panchayat polls

    Odisha: BJD in a tearing hurry for panchayat polls

    Opposition political circles here point out at the ‘one scheme a day to keep the Opposition at bay’ while chiding at the plethora of schemes and doles dished out over the last one month . It clearly shows that ‘come what may’ the BJD government wants elections – both panchayat and urban local bodies.

    January 10, 2022
  • BJD targets BJP over LPG price rise

    BJD targets BJP over LPG price rise

    Talking to media persons, Food and civil supplies Minister Ranendra Pratap Swain said LPG cylinder costs have risen to almost Rs 1000 and it is beyond the reach of the poor. Even the middle class is hit by the skyrocketing prices. The Ujjawal scheme has flopped, he charged while suggesting a subsidy of Rs 400 per cylinder.

    November 21, 2021
  • Court rejects bail, sends Chilika MLA Prasanta Jagdev to jail

    Court rejects bail, sends Chilika MLA Prasanta Jagdev to jail

    Jagdev, who has often courted controversies over his strong-arm tactics, had allegedly assaulted BJP’s Niranjan Sethi when he protested delays in the distribution of cards under the National Food Security Act and assistance for construction of houses under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana in Balugaon area of Khurda district.

    October 9, 2021
  • Odisha’s BSKY health scheme far superior to Ayushman Bharat: BJD

    Odisha’s BSKY health scheme far superior to Ayushman Bharat: BJD

    CM Patnaik also laid the foundation stone for projects worth over Rs 1000 crore at the function. He said over 3.64 lakh people of the district will benefit from the SHC.

    October 8, 2021
  • Odisha Congress alleges doublespeak by BJP, BJD on caste survey

    Odisha Congress alleges doublespeak by BJP, BJD on caste survey

    Mr. Naveen Patnaik knows the game plan of the BJP and is one with the saffron party in denying reservation for backward or dispensing with the 50 percent ceiling, he is shedding crocodile tears to try and keep the OBC vote bank, alleged Behera.

    August 27, 2021
  • BJD demands law to remove 50% reservation cap

    BJD demands law to remove 50% reservation cap

    "More than 50 per cent of Odisha's population belongs to OBC and SEBC. However, reservation at the rate of half of their population, cannot be provided to them because the ceiling fixed by the Supreme Court,"

    August 24, 2021
  • BJD announces to field 33% OBC candidates in three-tier panchayat polls

    BJD announces to field 33% OBC candidates in three-tier panchayat polls

    A BJD delegation from both the lower and upper house had met Home Minister Amit Shah today at his parliament chamber and underscored the need for the caste-based census in Odisha.

    August 13, 2021
  • Odisha: 49-Year-Old MLA Appears 10th Standard High School Certificate Examination

    Odisha: 49-Year-Old MLA Appears 10th Standard High School Certificate Examination

    Purna Chandra Swain, representing the Surada assembly seat, sat at the physical mode of examination at the government high school centre at Surada the district.

    July 30, 2021
  • 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