Bhubaneswar snaps its 21-year-old ties with BJD, picks Aparajita Sarangi

Bhubaneswar: Bhubaneswar, the capital city of Odisha, on Thursday, snapped its 21-year-long relationship with the Naveen Patnaik’s Biju Janata Dal (BJD). IAS officer-turned-politician Aparajita Sarangi is now the MP of Bhubaneswar. She defeated former Mumbai Commissioner of Police and BJD nominee Arup Patnaik by over 23,000 votes. Bhubaneswar has been the citadel of the ruling […]

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Naveen likely to take oath as Odisha CM for record fifth term on May 27

Bhubaneswar: Biju Janata Dal (BJD) president Naveen Patnaik is likely to take oath as the Chief Minister of Odisha for a record fifth consecutive term on May 27. The State, which saw Assembly and Lok Sabha elections simultaneously, has decisively handed a mandate to BJD and endorsed a record fifth consecutive term for Patnaik. He […]

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Steps to tackle heat wave conditions

The Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) has initiated various steps to educate people about the measures they should take to avoid the ill effects of heat wave conditions as it started sweeping the entire State. The day time temperatures have started rising considerably in many parts of the State. The temperatures are likely to escalate further […]

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