PM Modi hails BJD in Rajya Sabha for not disrupting House proceedings

Bhubaneswar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday praised Biju Janata Dal (BJD) for adhering to Parliamentary norms and never disrupting House proceedings by entering into the Well of the House. Speaking in the Rajya Sabha during the first day of its 250th session, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, “I would like to appreciate two parties, […]

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Girish Murmu sworn in as first Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir

Bhubaneswar: Girish Chandra Murmu took oath as the first Lieutenant Governor of the newly created Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday. Chief Secretary BVR Subrahmanyam read the Warrant of Appointment following which Murmu was administered the Oath of Office and Secrecy by Justice Gita Mittal, Chief Justice of Jammu and Kashmir High Court, […]

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OSAA plans mass movement against RTI Bill from August 1

Bhubaneswar: Slamming the BJD for supporting the Narendra Modi Government in passing the RTI Amendment Bill in the Rajya Sabha, the Odisha Soochana Adhikar Abhiyan (OSAA) on Tuesday announced a State-wide week-long mass people’s movement from August 1 demanding the withdrawal of the Bill. OSAA works on to educate people on using RTI Act properly […]

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Naveen to meet PM Modi today

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi at 10:30 am at the PM’s residence at 7 Lok Kalyan Marg in New Delhi today. Patnaik will present several crucial demands pertaining to the interest of Odisha, including Odisha’s participation in Ayushman Bharat, Special Category Status demand for Odisha, financial assistance for a […]

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Naveen to meet PM Modi on June 11 amid speculation over LS Deputy Speaker’s post

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday embarked on a week-long visit to New Delhi to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi on June 11 amid speculation that the Government may offer the Lok Sabha’s Deputy Speaker’s post to Patnaik’s Biju Janata Dal (BJD). “I will meet PM Narendra Modi on June 11 and discuss about […]

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BJD invites PM Modi for Naveen’s swearing-in event on Wednesday

Bhubaneswar: The Biju Janata Dal (BJD) has invited Prime Minister-elect Narendra Modi for the swearing-in ceremony of Chief Minister-elect Naveen Patnaik. This apart, Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, all MPs and MLAs from the State, representatives of various organisations like women SHGs, teachers, farmers, have also invited to attend swearing-in ceremony, said sources in the BJD. […]

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Naveen invites PM Modi to witness BJD Govt’s swearing-in ceremony

Balasore: A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi, during his election rally Kendrapara, had stated that he would visit Odisha again after dislodging the BJD Government, Biju Janata Dal (BJD) president and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday made an “humble request” to the former to attend his swearing-in ceremony as a “guest”. “Prime Minister […]

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PM Modi makes sharp personal attack on Naveen Patnaik

Kendrapara: In his last day campaign in Odisha, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday made sharp personal attack on BJD president and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik for adopting violence at the behest of a few officers. “So far, I refrained from making personal attack on Naveen Babu. I wanted to give a respectful farewell to […]

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Chowkidaar Chor Hai, Naveen Patnaik remote controlled hai, says Rahul Gandhi

Bhawanipatna: Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at a public rally in Bhawanipatna in Kalahandi district saying “Chowkidaar Chor Hai’ in an apparent reference to Modi and Patnaik is being remote controlled by the PM. Launching a direct attack on both the leaders Rahul said, […]

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PM to dedicate National Police Memorial to nation tomorrow

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will dedicate to the nation the National Police Memorial (NPM) on Saturday in recognition of the supreme sacrifice made by police personnel since independence. Around 35,000 police personnel martyred in the line of duty since Independence, most of them unsung, will get their names etched in the memorial. October […]

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