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BJD will do well in polls, says Odisha CM

In the subsequent local body bypolls, the party has almost won all the ZP seats, giving jitters to the Opposition BJP and Congress.

23 Jan 2019 12:58 AM

Headmaster, teacher arrested for misbehaving with pupils in odisha

As per the complaint, the teachers used to misbehave with girls staying in the school hostel in inebriated condition.

23 Jan 2019 12:55 AM

Rajdhani catches fire as rats chew electric wires

The same coach again caught fire near Tilikanagar, around 10 kms from the Bisra station.

22 Jan 2019 1:32 AM

Congress sacks former Union minister Srikant Jena

Earlier in December 2018, Mr Jena had resigned from all the posts in the party challenging the OPCC president Niranjan Patnaik.

21 Jan 2019 5:59 AM

Modi, Shah target bigger chunk of Odisha Lok Sabha seats

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has visited Odisha four times since September 2017.

19 Jan 2019 6:28 AM


2 students in Odisha found pregnant

The girl became serious when an attempt was made to abort the foetus of the pregnant girl at the local Narla hospital.

19 Jan 2019 6:06 AM

Host of Congres MLAs in Odisha to quit party

Sources said the BJD was eyeing at least six of the 16 MLAs it has got in the 147-member Assembly.

17 Jan 2019 1:35 AM

Odisha CM snubs PM, attends local meet

Earlier on January 5, the CM had skipped the PM’s official programme at Baripada and attended a state-level convention instead.

16 Jan 2019 12:28 AM

‘Will not rest until thieves jailed’

PM says political rivals are becoming allies to seize power.

16 Jan 2019 12:26 AM

Naveen Patnaik told to consult CJ on new benches

During every general elections and Assembly polls, the issue of establishment of permanent bench of Odisha high court has cropped up.

15 Jan 2019 6:34 AM


Congress eyes power in Odisha sans groundwork

Niranjan Patnaik claims ‘disenchantment’ of the voters with the BJD would naturally benefit the Congress

14 Jan 2019 7:06 AM

Class 8 student delivers baby in Odisha district

Vehicular traffic between Daringbadi and Berhampur and other parts of the district was adversely affected due to the road blockade agitation.

14 Jan 2019 6:19 AM

Naveen Patnaik woos anganwadi workers with eyes on poll

The hike will come into effect retrospectively from October 1, 2018, a government release said.

14 Jan 2019 6:02 AM

NCP backs Naveen Patnaik on reservation for women

The BJD has been showcasing its drive for 33 per cent reservation for women as its commitment towards “women empowerment.”

11 Jan 2019 6:19 AM

Naveen Patnaik: BJD will not be part of proposed mahagathbandhan

The Odisha CM also maintained that the BJD would continue to stay equidistant from the BJP and the Congress.

10 Jan 2019 2:07 AM


BJD holds farmers’ rally, seeks hike in paddy MSP

In Bhubaneswar, the opposition BJP burnt effigy of CM Naveen Patnaik for forcing farmers for distress sale of paddy.

09 Jan 2019 5:38 AM

Engineering student raped in Jharkhand

The Government Railway Police (GRP) has started investigation into the incident after registering a case.

08 Jan 2019 6:42 AM

Unfazed by poll setbacks in 3 states, BJP builds its strength in Odisha

PM Modi is taking the lead in challenging Naveen Patnaik-led BJD and bringing the party back on the winning track.

07 Jan 2019 6:14 AM

Ex-minister calls Naveen Patnaik thief, dares him to act

On September 13, Dr Rout was sacked by CM Patnaik for allegedly making anti-party statements.

02 Jan 2019 1:13 AM

Tribals in forests caught between official apathy, complexities of law

Lack of roads, schools, electricity and hospitals forces Kolhas lead a primitive life in villages cut off from outside world.

31 Dec 2018 5:39 AM