Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah plans to visit Odisha in June and August this year to connect with booth-level workers and strengthen party base ahead of Odisha Assembly election in 2019
Narendra Modi praised demonetisation and BJP chief Amit Shah at the for the election victories in Uttar Pradesh and three other states, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday urged party leaders not to be complacent after emphatic victory and work for strengthening the party ahead of key elections in the next two years.
Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has urged three of his Union cabinet colleagues to send a fact-finding team to ascertain the factors that have led to the death of 19 children in a village in Odisha's Jajpur district.
The Centre has asked states to convert forest villages into revenue villages to help villagers get benefits of welfare schemes.
Chairing a meeting on tribal welfare in New Delhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi described the tribal communities as a great force for national development.
In the past few weeks Arun Jaitley has put his stamp on the Narendra Modi government as a Super Minister. He is to the Modi government what Pranab Mukherjee was to the Manmohan Singh government.
The new Modi-government has already started making headway into matters that were being stalled by the UPA in their term. Minister of State (Independent charge) for Environment Prakash Javadekar, on Thursday, has promised "fast clearance" for Rs. 80,000 crore worth of projects.
Jual Oram, who got a cabinet berth in the Narendra Modi government, was the sole BJP MP to save the party's face in Odisha by denying Naveen Patnaik's Biju Janata Dal a complete whitewash.