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Apr 06, 2019
In Odisha, politically-owned media houses sing to tunes of patron parties as objectivity takes backseat in poll discourseWith owners of leading media houses fighting the Lok Sabha and Assembly polls in Odisha, not only truth is killed, but even basic neutrality is not maintained in news reporting
Mar 19, 2019
BJP, two Assembly seats and exodus of MPs: Naveen Patnaik faces triple poll challenge in OdishaSummers in Odisha are harsh, and this summer especially so with Lok Sabha and Odisha Assembly elections that look to challenge Naveen like never before. Yet it would appear that this is a challenge Naveen has carefully prepared himself for in the past two years.
Mar 16, 2019
Defections ahead of LS polls: Danish Ali joins BSP, Shyama Charan Gupta leaves for SP, Balabhadra Majhi goes to BJPDefections have long since been a poll strategy, yet the days leading up to the 2019 Lok Sabha election seem particularly populated with political leaders, big and small, leaving their party and moving to another.
Sep 13, 2018
Naveen Patnaik dismisses expelled BJD leader Damodar Rout's allegations of corruption as 'ridiculous'Expelled BJD leader Damodar Rout claimed Naveen Patnaik was working contrary to the principles of Biju Patnaik and said it would be best for Odisha people if the chief minister was unseated at the earliest
Sep 12, 2018
Naveen Patnaik expels Damodar Rout from BJD; former Odisha minister accused of 'anti-party activities'Damodar Rout was also accused of making anti-BJP statements and hobnobbing with the Congress and BJP leaders in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur district.
Dec 23, 2017
Naveen Patnaik sacks senior party leader Damodar Rout from ministry for 'derogatory' remarks against BrahminsOdisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik removed Agriculture Minister Damodar Rout from his ministry in the wake of his "derogatory" remarks against the Brahmin community. Rout is also the Biju Janata Dal vice-president
Nov 30, 2017
Odisha govt claims no farmer committed suicide in state due to agricultural issuesOdisha government claimed that no farmer in the state committed suicide due to agriculture-related issues though 18 such allegations were made.
Oct 29, 2017
Naveen Patnaik rules out forging pre-poll alliance before Odisha Assembly ElectionOdisha chief minister and Biju Janata Dal (BJD) president Naveen Patnaik on Sunday ruled out his party forging an alliance with others for the next Assembly election and asserted that it was capable of winning the polls on its own strength.
Oct 24, 2017
Naveen Patnaik says BJD 'equidistant' from Congress, BJP after Damodar Rout proposes pre-poll allianceOdisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday asserted the BJD maintains equal distance from the BJP and the Congress, a day after his Cabinet colleague Damodar Rout said the party had no hesitation in joining hands with the Congress for the next Assembly polls.
Oct 10, 2017
Former MP takes a dig at Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik, says those who cannot speak Odia have no right to rule stateDefending Patnaik, senior BJD leader and Agriculture minister Damodar Rout hit back at the former MP, and claimed that the chief minister knows Odia better than Parida.