Odisha: BJD announces second list of MLA & third list of Lok Sabha candidates

Bhubaneswar, April 3: Odisha Chief Minister and Biju Janata Dal (BJD) president Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday announced the second list of candidates for 27 Assembly constituencies and third list for five Lok Sabha candidates in the State for the upcoming simultaneous elections. With this, BJD has announced names of 99 MLA & 20 MP candidates. […]

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BJP names 3 remaining candidates for Lok Sabha polls in Odisha, fields Bhartruhari from Cuttack 

Bhubaneswar, March 30: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday released the second list of three Lok Sabha candidates from Odisha. While six-time MP Bhartruhari Mahtab will contest from Cuttack Lok Sabha constituency, Sukanta Kumar Panigrahi will contest from Kandhamal and Rabindra Narayan Behera from Jajpur. On March 24, the BJP had announced the first list […]

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BJP moves ECI over huge security cover for Odisha CM’s close aide VK Pandian

Bhubaneswar, March 30: A delegation of Odisha unit of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJD) on Saturday knocked the door of Election Commission of India (ECI) and lodged a protest against the State Government providing high security cover VK Pandian, a Tamil Nadu-born bureaucrat-turned Biju Janata Dal (BJD) politician. Pandian, a close aide of CM Naveen Patnaik, […]

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Collapse of tie-up talks bring cheers to BJD-BJP workers, ticket aspirants in Odisha

Bhubaneswar, March 23: The collapse of pre-poll tie-up talks between Odisha’s ruling Janata Dal (BJD) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has brought cheers to their respective party workers at the grassroots and ticket aspirants. In the event of a tie-up between the regional outfit BJD headed by five-time Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and the saffron […]

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Veteran leader Damodar Rout passes away

Bhubaneswar, March 22: Veteran leader Damodar Rout passed away while undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Bhubaneswar on Friday. He was 81. The seven-time MLA was suffering from kidney ans lung related ailments. Notably, on January 1, the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) revoked its expulsion order from the senior leader after five years […]

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AIIMS Bhubaneswar conferred with prestigious Asia Safe Surgical Implant Consortium QIP Award 2023

Bhubaneswar, March 14: The AIIMS Bhubaneswar was conferred with the prestigious Asia Safe Surgical Implant Consortium QIP Award 2023 by the World Health Organization (WHO) for its noteworthy work on the quality of instrument and implant reprocessing in the hospital. The objective of this programme was to set and monitor the highest standards of quality […]

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Odisha hikes Dearness Allowance by 4% to 50%

Bhubaneswar, March 14: Chief Minister Naveen patnaik on Thursday announced 4% increase in Dearness Allowance (DA) and Dearness Relief (TI) for Govt employees and pensioners. The State Government announced release of 4 per cent additional dose of Dearness Allowance (DA) and Dearness Relief (TI) in favour of State Government Employees and Pensioners respectively to enhance […]

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Delay in declaration of BJD-BJP alliance gives tense moments to ticket aspirants in Odisha

Bhubaneswar, March 12: The unexpected delay in announcement of the proposed alliance between Odisha’s ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has created a sense of disquiet among the ticket aspirants in both the parties. Both the parties, who until yesterday were baying for each other’s blood, are reportedly in the […]

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PM Modi to launch 274 railway projects in Odisha on Tuesday 

Bhubaneswar, March 11: In a major boost to Railways’ infrastructure and connectivity, Prime Minister will lay foundation stone and dedicate various railway projects worth over Rs 85,000 crore in the country, including 274 projects in Odisha. The Prime Minister will grace the event simultaneously at 764 locations across the countrythroughvideoconferencing. Addressing media persons here, East […]

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