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Naveen Patnaik writes to Modi for special status to Odisha

Naveen Patnaik writes to Modi for special status to Odisha

Bhubaneswar, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday once again wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi demanding Special Category Status (SCS) for the coastal state. In a letter to Modi, Patnaik said with Odisha facing historical neglect by successive Central governments, as well as frequent natural calamities, the government has[Read More…]

Odisha Congress Working President quits party to join BJD

Odisha Congress Working President quits party to join BJD

Bhubaneswar, In a major setback for the Congress ahead of elections in Odisha, state Working President Naba Kisore Das on Wednesday resigned from the party to join the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD). Das, a sitting MLA from Jharsuguda Assembly constituency, resigned from the primary membership of the party and[Read More…]

Odisha: Biju Janata Dal (BJD) releases list of candidates for Assembly elections; check full list

BJD not part of Mahagathabandhan: Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik

Bhubaneswar,  Biju Janata Dal (BJD) President and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday said his party will not be a part of Mahagathabandhan, a grand alliance of opposition parties. He also said that the party will continue to remain equidistant from both the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the[Read More…]

Need more time to decide on Mahagathbandhan: Naveen Patnaik

Need more time to decide on Mahagathbandhan: Naveen Patnaik

New Delhi, BJD leader and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday said he wanted more time to decide on joining ‘Mahagathbandhan’, the grand alliance of opposition parties, ahead of the Lok Sabha elections. “As far as Mahagathbandhan is concerned, we will take some time and think it over,” he[Read More…]

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