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BJD govt in Odisha to expire on June 4, says Modi; Naveen Patnaik jibes

Bhubaneswar/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday launched a rare scathing attack on Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, who runs the Biju Janata Dal (BJD), claiming the existing government will "expire" the next month as the state goes to vote.

Odisha BJP vice-president Bhrugu Baxipatra quits party, likely to join BJD

Bhubaneswar/UNI: Odisha BJP vice-president Bhrugu Baxipatra on Wednesday resigned from the party and is likely to join BJD, according to reports.

Odisha: Congress leader Ganeswar Behera quits, likely to join BJD

Bhubaneswar/UNI: In a major setback to the Odisha Congress, senior party leader and former minister Ganeswar Behera resigned from the primary membership of the party on Tuesday.

Two BJD MLAs quit party ahead of Odisha Assembly elections

Bhubaneswar: The ruling BJD in Odisha on Friday suffered a jolt when two of its former MLAs resigned from the primary membership of the party.

Veteran BJP leader Bijaya Mohapatra's son Arabinda Mohapatra joins Naveen Patnaik's BJD in Odisha

Bhubaneswar/UNI: In a significant political development in Odisha, veteran BJP leader and former Minister Bijaya Mohapatra’s son Arabinda Mohapatra on Thursday joined the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD).

Former Union Minister Srikant Jena rejoins Congress

New Delhi/IBNS/UNI: Former Union Minister and four-time MP from Odisha, Srikant Jena Wednesday rejoined the Indian National Congress at the AICC headquarters in the presence of Ajoy Kumar, Odisha in-charge.

Rahul Gandhi targets BJP, BJD in his Bharat Jodo Nyay Yatra in Odisha

Bhubaneswar/UNI: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi began his Bharat Jodo Nyay Yatra in Odisha on his second day on Wednesday, targeting the BJP government at the Centre and the BJD government in Odisha.

BJD revokes expulsion of senior party leader Damodar Rout

Bhubaneswar/UNI: Biju Janata Dal (BJD) revoked the expulsion of former Minister and senior Party leader Damodar Rout on Monday.

Odisha: Naveen Patnaik asks partymen to counter Opposition's 'misinformation campaign'

Bhubaneswar/UNI: Biju Janata Dal Supremo and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday asked party workers to counter the opposition's misinformation campaign against BJD.

In huge setback for AAP, Naveen Patnaik's BJP pledges support to Centre on Delhi services bill

New Delhi/IBNS: In a setback for the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik-led Biju Janata Dal's has pledged support to the Centre over the Delhi services bill.

Naveen Patnaik's party to attend new Parliament's inauguration amid Oppositions' boycott plan

New Delhi/IBNS: Naveen Patnaik's Biju Janata Dal (BJD) will attend the inauguration of the new Parliament building by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday- the first of non-NDA parties to do so.

Odisha: Ruling BJD candidate Deepali Das wins Jharsuguda assembly seat

Bhubaneswar/UNI: Ruling BJD Candidate Dipali Das won the byelection to Jharsuguda Assembly seat defeating her nearest rival Tankadhar Tripathy of BJP by a record margin of 48, 619 votes.

Mamata's Prez poll meeting: List of parties attending and skipping

New Delhi/IBNS: With a fresh bid to unite the anti-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) forces ahead of 2024 General Elections, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has taken a forward step calling a meeting to discuss the Opposition's strategy for the upcoming Presidential poll due to be held Jul 18.

Odisha: Several injured as BJD MLA rams car into crowd in Khurda, thrashed by irate mob

Banapur:  In a grim reminder of the Lakhimpur Kheri incident in Uttar Pradesh, BJD MLA from Odisha's Chilika, Prasanta Kumar Jagadev, rammed his car into crowd at Banapur in Khurda district on Saturday morning.

Another ruling BJD MLA tests Covid-19 positive

Bhubaneswar/UNI: Ruling BJD MLA from Bhubaneswar Central Ananta Narayan Jena has tested positive for Covid-19.