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Feb 25, 2017
PM Modi remark of 'acute poverty and starvation' in Odisha stalls state AssemblyThe Odisha Assembly was stalled on Saturday by repeated adjournments after both ruling BJD and Opposition Congress created ruckus over Prime Minister's remark about the state.
Feb 23, 2017
Odisha Panchayat Election 2017: Uproar in Assembly over discussion on poll violenceThe Odisha Assembly on Thursday witnessed uproar when opposition Congress and BJP demanded a discussion on the violence during the three-tire panchayat elections which ended on 21 February.
Feb 23, 2017
Maoists on a firm footing in Chhattisgarh's Dandakaranya as cops intensify operationsEven as notorious Inspector General of the Dantewada Range of Bastar, SRP Kalluri, handpicked by Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh, was recently asked to proceed on a long leave following indictment by the National Human Rights Commission in January 2017, the spate of encounter killing of Maoists has been on the rise in the Andhra-Odisha Border (AOB) and Chhattisgarh region of the Dandakaranya forests.
Feb 22, 2017
Odisha Panchayat Election 2017: Is the Naveen Patnaik magic finally wearing off?Ask any BJD leader why the party faced such a setback in the just concluded three-tier panchayat elections in the state in which it is set to get nearly 200 zilla parishad (ZP) seats less than it did in 2012 and the stock answer is: “The fact that Naveen Patnaik did not campaign extensively this time cost us dear.”
Feb 21, 2017
Odisha: BJP leader arrested for distributing money to votersBhubaneswar: The police on Tuesday arrested nine persons including a BJP leader from Chhattishgarh for allegedly distributing money to voters in Kalahandi district.
Feb 20, 2017
Narendra Modi's 'graveyard' speech at Fatehpur rally: Finding communal overtones does not hold much waterIn a truly secular country, everybody should be equal in every sense of the term and anybody denying this equality must be given the harshest possible punishment.
Feb 19, 2017
Odisha Panchayat Election 2017: 76% voter turnout recorded in phase 4; few disturbances reportedBarring stray incidents, the fourth phase of Panchayat elections was held peacefully in Odisha on Sunday with 76 percent voter turnout recorded,
Feb 16, 2017
Odisha panchayat election: After BJP's big win, it is time the party holds onto the poll momentumThe Bharatiya Janata Party’s performance in both the phases of panchayat polls in Odisha has been nothing short of incredulous.
Feb 13, 2017
Odisha panchayat polls: By inviting Raman Singh to campaign, BJP has scored an own-goalWhat made the state's BJP unit invite Raman Singh is still unclear, for it has certainly caused more damage than good to the party's prospects in the polls.
Feb 10, 2017
Odisha's language limbo: How Naveen Patnaik foiled a 300-day old agitation for use of Odia in official businessIt all started with a fast-unto-death started by Patnagarh based poet and activist Gajanan Mishra and some others demanding ‘official language’ status for Odia on 1 July 2015.