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Connectivity a key challenge for locals in these 16 Kalahandi villages

The area comes under the parliamentary constituency of Biju Janta Dal Member of Parliament (MP) Arka Keshari Deo.

11 Apr 2019 10:02 AM

People will reject both BJD, Cong in LS, Assembly polls: Modi

Modi's Saturday rallies will follow BJP president Amit Shah's visit to the state on Sunday.

06 Apr 2019 11:29 AM

Watch: BJD releases Naveen Patnaik’s workout video to quash his health rumours

At the end of the video, Patnaik signs off saying 'Getting ready to fight for the people of Odisha'.

06 Apr 2019 10:21 AM

2019 Lok Sabha polls: Odisha politics turn into a 'family affair'

Be it BJD, Cong or BJP, Odisha is witnessing a lot of candidates, who are in the fray with family members representing the same party.

05 Apr 2019 11:39 AM

Naveen Patnaik says no national party will receive majority in upcoming LS polls

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday claimed that no national party will get a clear majority in the upcoming Lok Sabha election.

25 Mar 2019 12:59 PM


BJD announces 9 assembly constituencies candidates

The names were declared by Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik, six days after the party released the first list of candidates on March 18.

25 Mar 2019 12:59 PM

Ex-Biju Janata Dal leader Jay Panda joins BJP; says have admired Modi

Panda, 55, quit the BJD last May after a bitter falling out with his party chief, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.

04 Mar 2019 3:57 PM

Lok Sabha: Bhartruhari Mahtab raises issue of alleged money laundering by Jay Panda

Mahtab alleged that Jay Panda, along with his wife and a family associate had opened an account in tax haven Bahamas in violation of rules.

12 Feb 2019 5:12 PM

PM Modi, Naveen Patnaik 'snatching' tribal land, says Rahul Gandhi

Centre and BJD dispensation in state have 'failed to work' for welfare of dalits, tribals, farmers and poor.

06 Feb 2019 2:04 PM

BJD's Ladu Kishore Swain passes away at 71

He was admitted to Apollo hospital here on Tuesday due to kidney ailments.

06 Feb 2019 11:21 AM


BJD not to be part of grand alliance: Naveen Patnaik

Patnaik said as part of his party's policy, the BJD will continue to maintain equal distance from both the BJP and the Congress.

09 Jan 2019 2:12 PM

‘Need time to think over it’: Naveen Patnaik on joining 'mahagathbandhan'

Patnaik alleged BJP ignored demand to increase MSP of paddy despite promising it in its manifesto for the 2014 Lok Sabha polls.

08 Jan 2019 9:01 PM

Modi’s speech exposes secret ties between BJP, BJD: Congress

The BJP too rejected the allegations made by the Congress with Union Min Dharmendra Pradhan stressing that Modi was 'polite, but critical'.

26 Dec 2018 12:13 PM

BJD MPs, MLAs asked to donate month's salary to party ahead of election

‘Charity begins at home, whatever we are today, it is because of the party, so it would be our pleasure to donate,’ said MP Prashant Nanda.

25 Dec 2018 3:18 PM

‘Demon of corruption becoming strong in Odisha’: PM Modi

PM Modi also hit out at Odisha government for not adopting Centre's mega health scheme Ayushman Bharat.

24 Dec 2018 5:47 PM


Jay Panda’s chopper seized in Odisha, ex-BJD MP says ‘they can’t stop me’

Odisha police filed case against Panda for allegedly violating rules by flying over Chilika lake, a ‘No Flying Eco Sensitive Zone’.

18 Sep 2018 1:30 PM

Nothing to be sad about: Damodar Rout after expulsion from BJD

The seven-time MLA was embroiled in controversy since last week after raising three alleged scams to the embarrassment of the ruling BJD.

13 Sep 2018 8:44 AM

With Naveen Patnaik’s support, BJP inches towards winning RS Dy Chairman polls

A keen contest is on cards today between NDA nominee Harivansh Narayan Singh and joint oppn candidate BK Hariprasad for the post.

09 Aug 2018 8:25 AM

Jay Panda quits BJD amid rift with Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik

In a letter to BJD president and Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik, Panda said, 'He is deeply anguised'.

28 May 2018 1:11 PM

‘5 Odisha MLAs have cases against crime against women’

The Delhi-based think-tank further stated that as many as 37 cases of crime against women were lodged against five Odisha lawmakers.

21 Apr 2018 1:13 AM