BJD MLA Bishnu Das passes away at 66

A six-time MLA, Das was elected to Odisha Assembly five times from Jagatsinghpur and once from Tirtol Constituency.

published on : 7th July 2020

Why is police silent against BJD MLA Das for violating COVID rules: BJP

Das despite being a senior member of the ruling party violated the guidelines on numerous occasions.

published on : 7th July 2020

BJD slams BJP over testing of migrant workers

Sasmit Patra said BJP should believe in the guidelines laid down by its party-Government at the Centre, Health Ministry, ICMR which state that only testing of symptomatic persons should be done.

published on : 7th June 2020

BJD refutes BJP charge on COVID-19 testing

BJD on Thursday refuted the allegations of the BJP that the Odisha Government is violating Central guidelines on Covid-19 tests.

published on : 29th May 2020

BJD seeks resolution of Mahanadi river water dispute

The BJD has reiterated its demand for an early resolution of the Mahanadi river water dispute between Odisha and Chhattisgarh.

published on : 20th March 2020

Rift deepens in BJD over Block president selection

The announcement of new block and nagar presidents has further deepened the rift within the district unit of BJD with fears of violence looming large in many areas. 

published on : 13th March 2020

Numbers favour BJD in Rajya Sabha poll from Odisha

If the situation requires the second preference votes to be counted, the BJP will also have no chance winning the fourth seat.

published on : 8th March 2020

Odisha police orders probe into woman BJD leader immolation case

The DGP has directed IG (Modernisation) Rekha Lohani to conduct the inquiry into the matter and submit the report.

published on : 25th February 2020

New district BJD chief Baka faces faction challenge  

Baka had filed his nomination before the election officer Adma Rawa only a few hours before his name was announced as the party’s district unit president. 

published on : 22nd February 2020

Woman BJD leader who set herself on fire succumbs to injuries in Odisha's Berhampur

Meenakshi, a State executive member of Biju Mahila Janata Dal had set herself afire in front of Berhampur SP office protesting police action against her son.

published on : 21st February 2020

Angul BJD headless, workers on the edge

Sources said there is no consensus at the local level to fill up the post while the party high command too is yet to intervene in this regard. 

published on : 21st February 2020

Race hots up for district BJD chief post in Odisha

Race for the post of district BJD president has picked up pace with three contenders throwing their hat in the ring.

published on : 6th February 2020

Congress seeks action against BJD MP Anubhav Mohanty for submitting false educational qualifications

The Congress alleged that Mohanty, elected from Kendrapara Lok Sabha Constituency in 2019 polls, submitted a false affidavit during the 2014 Rajya Sabha election.

published on : 3rd February 2020

Phase 3 polls for BJD district chiefs begin

The third phase polls will decide whether the old hands will continue to dominate organisation at the district-level or new faces will take over them. 

published on : 31st January 2020

Opposition in Odisha slams BJD push for caste census

The Panchayati Raj department had to direct district collectors to revise the list by removing 13.25 lakh beneficiaries from the list of 27 lakh.

published on : 14th January 2020
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