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Biju Janata Dal

Chhattisgarh cops arrest BJD leader in twin murder case

Sai is a well-known political leader of the state, elected thrice from Brajarajnagar Assembly constituency on Congress ticket.

14 Feb 2020 2:09 AM

Gandhi died due to 'accidental reasons’, says Odisha govt school booklet, sparks row

'Patnaik must take responsibility for the blunder, seek apology and issue directive to immediately withdraw the booklet,' Cong leader said.

15 Nov 2019 1:50 PM

Odisha’s BJD backs NDA’s nominee for LS Speaker

BJD’s Parliamentary party leader Pinaki Mishra said his party would support the NDA’s proposal of selecting Om Birla as the Speaker of the Lok Sabha.

19 Jun 2019 7:05 AM

BJD to support NDA nominee Om Birla for Lok Sabha Speaker's post

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday invited heads of all parties for the meeting to discuss the idea.

18 Jun 2019 4:49 PM

Inquiry confirms allegations against BJD MLA who forced engineer to do sit-ups

The inquiry was launched after a video showing Patnagarh MLA Saroj Kumar Meher forcing the engineer to do sit-ups in public.

10 Jun 2019 4:19 PM


BJD legislator forces PWD engineer to do sit-ups for poor road construction

The video clip of the bizarre video has gone viral on social media.

06 Jun 2019 4:06 PM

Pradhan misbehaves with govt officers on poll duty: BJD to EC, demands action

Five parliamentary constituencies of Odisha will go to polls on April 18. Counting of votes will be done on May 23.

18 Apr 2019 9:05 AM

BJD slams Centre’s ‘neglect’

Naveen Patnaik on Monday accused the Centre of having no sympathy towards the farmers of Odisha.

17 Apr 2019 1:14 AM

Kandhamal MP to join Congress: OPCC president

She is likely to formally join the party on March 23 or 24," Patnaik said.

21 Mar 2019 3:25 PM

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik files nomination from Hinjili

Both Hinjili and Bijepur assembly seats will go to polls in the second phase of voting on April 18.

20 Mar 2019 1:32 PM


Odisha: 8 new faces in BJD’s list of 9

The list contained names of nine candidates of Lok Sabha polls and 54 nominees for the Assembly elections.

19 Mar 2019 2:13 AM

Naveen Patnaik rules out tieups, says will fight alone

Sources said the Congress has almost sealed the deal with the JMM and Left parties and a formal announcement will be made shortly.

13 Mar 2019 2:30 AM

BJD will perform 'very well' in Lok Sabha, Assembly polls: Naveen Patnaik

BJD will field candidates in the all 147 Assembly seats and 21 Lok Sabha constituencies in Odisha.

11 Mar 2019 3:35 PM

Odhisa govt announces 33 per cent quota for women in BJD Lok Sabha tickets

With this announcement, BJD has become the first political party in India to provide such reservation to women.

10 Mar 2019 2:35 PM

Odisha will not tolerate Central negligence any more: Patnaik

Patnaik has planned to follow PM Modi's trail and address public meetings where opposition BJP held congregations during past few months.

24 Jan 2019 5:08 PM


BJD will do well in polls, says Odisha CM

In the subsequent local body bypolls, the party has almost won all the ZP seats, giving jitters to the Opposition BJP and Congress.

23 Jan 2019 12:58 AM

BJP peeved over ads by Odisha govt praising party MLAs

The government has plans to induct 8,000 youths in the Biju Yuva Bahini.

28 Aug 2018 2:00 AM

BJD’s walkout in House a ‘calculated’ bid by party?

Odisha Pradesh Congress president Niranjan Patnaik criticised the BJD for its action.

21 Jul 2018 12:45 AM

Jay Panda quits BJD amid rift with Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik

In a letter to BJD president and Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik, Panda said, 'He is deeply anguised'.

28 May 2018 1:11 PM

‘5 Odisha MLAs have cases against crime against women’

The Delhi-based think-tank further stated that as many as 37 cases of crime against women were lodged against five Odisha lawmakers.

21 Apr 2018 1:13 AM