Tuesday, Mar 19, 2019 | Last Update : 08:58 AM IST

Akshaya Kumar Sahoo

Odisha: 8 new faces in BJD’s list of 9

The list contained names of nine candidates of Lok Sabha polls and 54 nominees for the Assembly elections.

19 Mar 2019 2:13 AM

Odisha doctor turns messiah for sickle cell patients

The doctor was shocked when he found that Koraput, a hilly forested region, recorded a huge number of sickle cell patients.

19 Mar 2019 2:03 AM

BJP’s maverick leader keeps all parties guessing

The former minister, however, on Sunday broke his silence and said he would make his stand clear within two days.

18 Mar 2019 2:45 AM

Third MLA quits as exodus continues to plague Congress

Behera alleged that he worked for Congress for long 20 years but he was neglected and humiliated by the party.

17 Mar 2019 4:03 AM

BJP to return money to chit fund investors

Senior BJP leader Biswa Bhusan Harichandan informed that the committee has decided to incorporate this promise in its manifesto.

17 Mar 2019 3:58 AM


After Hindi belt losses, Shah keen to get back to winning mode in Odisha

Apart from eyeing a victory in Assembly elections, BJP is looking to improve its LS tally from the lone seat it won out of 21 in 2014 2014.

16 Mar 2019 7:15 AM

Exodus of BJD leaders continues

Earlier on Thursday, sitting BJD MP Balabhadra Majhi had resigned from the primary membership of the party terming the BJD ‘undemocratic’.

16 Mar 2019 12:42 AM

Damodar Rout vows to oust Naveen Patnaik from power

Citing examples of rising number of atrocities, Dr Rout said in many cases the victims who knocked the doors of police did not get justice.

16 Mar 2019 12:39 AM

Odisha minister offers cash for vote, sparks row

Jena had allegedly said that his party (BJD) would give Rs 35 lakh cash to the panchayat and Rs 15 lakh to the booth.

15 Mar 2019 1:48 AM

Congress objects to ‘saris’ given by BJD

The party further alleged that the sarees were transported in a vehicle, the number plate of which was changed.

14 Mar 2019 2:44 AM


Odia scientist takes charge as Barc head

Mohanty graduated from the 26th batch of the Barc Training School and joined Nuclear Physics Division of Barc in 1983.

13 Mar 2019 2:39 AM

Naveen Patnaik rules out tieups, says will fight alone

Sources said the Congress has almost sealed the deal with the JMM and Left parties and a formal announcement will be made shortly.

13 Mar 2019 2:30 AM

BJD to give 33 per cent Lok Sabha tickets to women

Odisha has 21 Lok Sabha seats. The BJD had won 20 seats in the 2014 Lok Sabha polls while one seat – Sundargarh – went to Bharatiya Janata Party.

11 Mar 2019 6:21 AM

In a setback to Cong, Odisha ex-CM daughter joins BJD

Sources said the BJD has decided to field Sunita as its LS candidatefor Sundargarh seat.

10 Mar 2019 4:54 AM

BJP looks up to Panda for killer punch in Odisha

Analysts say Panda entry into the BJP will help the party to benefit from mass contact campaign.

10 Mar 2019 1:44 AM


Rahul promises women quota if Congress returns to power

The Congress president also said his party will adopt zero tolerance with regard to atrocities on women.

09 Mar 2019 12:49 AM

Women Maoists surrender before Odisha DGP

The rebels were identified as Madi Sukanti and Kaushalya Khil.

08 Mar 2019 3:15 AM

CCTVs at Odisha exam centre stolen

Reports said the miscreants jumped the boundary wall of the school and took away the installed cameras.

07 Mar 2019 6:51 AM

Cong loses its way in fight to wrest Odisha citadel

The OPCC president Niranjan Patnaik, according to political analysts, has been found wanting to match the sweat of the opponents.

04 Mar 2019 2:06 AM

Security up at missile test range

ITR director Binay Kumar said that extra security measures had been put in place.

02 Mar 2019 3:05 AM