Biju Janata Dal

BJD backs farmers MSP demand, says will not allow anybody tarnish Patnaik's clean image

The Odisha cabinet had at a recent meeting chaired by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik approved a proposal to demand the Centre to implement Swaminathan committee recommendations on MSP.

published on : 21st December 2020

Farm bills: BJD issues whip to its MPs telling them to remain present in Rajya Sabha

The bills are facing staunch opposition from farmer bodies as well as from within the ruling coalition.

published on : 20th September 2020

BJD’s political activity signals change in offing

The number of aspirants has swollen ever since talks of a reshuffle started doing the rounds in political circles here.

published on : 6th July 2020

Naveen Patnaik begins his fifth innings as Odisha CM

The BJD, which won 112 seats in the 147-member Assembly in the recently concluded elections, held simultaneously with the Lok Sabha polls, has been in power in Odisha since 2000.

published on : 29th May 2019

Former MP Hema Gamang quits BJD

The wife of former Odisha Chief Minister Giridhar Gamang tendered her resignation to Chief Minister and BJD President Naveen Patnaik.

published on : 27th April 2018

BJP is sinking quite fast, Naveen Patnaik says reacting to party's defeat in UP, Bihar bypolls

The chief of the Biju Janata Dal (BJD), which was in alliance with the BJP till 2009, added that he had not thought about aligning with any front.

published on : 15th March 2018

WATCH | BJD’s peaceful hartal in Odisha turns disruptive: Ambulances stopped, women harassed, commuters harried, shops forced shut

Normal life was hit in Bhubaneswar and many parts of the state as a result of the shutdown, which was to be peaceful and voluntary.

published on : 18th September 2017