Biju Janata Dal

BJD’s ‘family tagging’ to outsmart Opposition

The family tagging system had proven immensely beneficial for the party in the by-election to Brajarajnagar Assembly constituency.

published on : 26th September 2022

BJD's roadshow: Ambulance path blocked, flyers, commuters stuck for hours

Commissionerate Police had issued an advisory for traffic diversion but was seen struggling

published on : 7th September 2022

Presidential polls: BJD sends two ministers to Delhi to attend nomination event of Droupadi Murmu

The BJD is the first non-NDA party to extend its support to Murmu who is set to become the next President of India.

published on : 23rd June 2022

Naveen orders entire Odisha cabinet to resign

The swearing in ceremony is likely to take place on Sunday at 11.45 am at the Convention Centre in Raj Bhavan.

published on : 5th June 2022

BJP targets BJD for using tribals as vote bank

The BJP on Friday targeted the BJD for ignoring the interests of the scheduled tribes and using them as vote banks.

published on : 16th April 2022

BJD-BJP launch into ‘aspirational’ fight

A day after Union Minister’s Koraput visit, BJD claims such tours to aspirational districts are politically motivated.

published on : 14th April 2022

Jeypore seat a tough nut for BJD to crack in urban polls

The BJD has been at the helm of Jeypore Municipality for the last two decades, from 2003 to 2018, Sources say, resentment has been brewing among town residents for the last 20 years.

published on : 10th March 2022

Women power on show as BMC mayor candidates hit poll trail  

Sources in BJP said campaigning will be strengthened further after launching of party’s manifesto in next couple of days.

published on : 9th March 2022

With all Odisha Panchayat poll results out, focus shifts to Urban Local Body polls

BJD swept the Panchayat polls but experts say it will face difficulty in the urban local body polls as it is not as well placed in urban areas.

published on : 2nd March 2022

Odisha Panchayat elections: Anjali Behera loses, political career at stake

According to political circles, she was eyeing the block chairperson’s post as it is reserved for women but her failure to win has put a question mark on her career.

published on : 2nd March 2022

Women SHGs star in BJD’s poll show in Kendrapara

Considering their large-scale presence, the entry of many office-bearers of WSHGs in the poll worked as the trump card given the support they enjoy at ground level.

published on : 2nd March 2022

Odisha Panchayat elections: In her home, slain teacher Mamita Meher’s uncles register wins

Of the 34 zilla parishad zone seats, BJD won an overwhelming 26 seats while the saffron outfit managed just four. Congress which has two MLAs in the district also bagged four zones. 

published on : 2nd March 2022

Odisha urban local body elections notified

While scrutiny will be done on March 9, the last date of withdrawal of nominations is March 14.

published on : 1st March 2022

BJD breaks all records, to form zilla parishad across 30 districts

In 2017, the BJD held 20 districts while BJP and Congress were ahead in eight and two districts respectively.

published on : 1st March 2022

BJD holds meet to chalk out Nabarangpur urban local body election plans

With an impressive lead in the rural elections, the BJD is eying a similar victory for the upcoming urban polls in Nabarangpur by starting to hold preparatory meetings in the district.

published on : 1st March 2022

Odisha Panchayat elections: Stellar show of Congress in Koraput

In face of an unstoppable BJD juggernaut, the Congress has managed to put up an impressive show in the panchayat elections in the tribal-dominated Koraput district.

published on : 1st March 2022

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