Presidential Poll: Odisha Congress Calls CM Patnaik's Appeal to Support...

Odisha Chief Minister and Biju Janata Dal (BJD) supremo Naveen Patnaik urged all members of the state Assembly to extend unanimous support to Droupadi Murmu as the presidential candidature. The Congress in Odisha said it will not support Murmu, NDA nominee in the Presidential elections, claiming that she believes in the ideology of the BJP and the RSS.
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1 weeks ago

Evening brief: Murmu set for comfortable win with BJD, YSRCP’s backing

Droupadi Murmu is the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led ruling National Democratic Alliance (NDA)’s nominee for the July 18 presidential election. Biju Janata Dal (BJD) and Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress Party (YSRCP) have backed his candidature.
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1 weeks ago

Presidential election: Murmu set for comfortable win with BJD, YSRCP’s backing

Droupadi Murmu is the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led ruling National Democratic Alliance (NDA)’s nominee for the July 18 presidential election. The Biju Janata Dal (BJD) and Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress Party (YSRCP) have backed the former Jharkhand governor. The NDA has 49% or 5,32,351 of the 1086431 votes in the electoral college.
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1 weeks ago

‘Daughter of the state’: Naveen Patnaik asks Odisha MLAs to back Droupadi Murmu

Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik tweets appeal to all the state legislators to extend unanimous support to elect Droupadi Murmu as India’s next President. Murmu is likely to be the first tribal President of the country. Senior Biju Janata Dal (BJD) leader and Lok Sabha MP Bhartruhari Mahtab too called Murmu's nomination a proud moment for the state.
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1 weeks ago

Prez polls: Naveen Patnaik urges Odisha MLAs across parties to back Murmu

Odisha chief minister and Biju Janata Dal (BJD) supremo Naveen Patnaik renewed his support for Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led NDA's presidential candidate Droupadi Murmu. He urged all lawmakers in Assembly “cutting across party lines” to extend their support to the state’s daughter.
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1 weeks ago

Odisha CM lauds NDA move as Droupadi Murmu named presidential candidate;...

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik took to his Twitter on Tuesday and congratulated Droupadi Murmu after her presidential candidature announcement. The BJD supremo said that he was delighted when he had a discussion about Murmu's candidature with PM Modi. Murmu who hails from Odisha also served as a cabinet minister in the state government.
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1 weeks ago

Droupadi Murmu first reaction on being named NDA President candidate says...

Droupadi Murmu said she's surprised as well as delighted on being named as NDA’s Presidential candidate. She said she will request BJD for support in Presidential polls as the daughter of the soil. Murmu becomes the first woman tribal leader to contest for the country's highest constitutional post.
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1 weeks ago

After skipping own wedding, BJD MLA says ready to marry fiancée in 60 days

BJD’s Tirtol MLA Bijaya Shankar Das has been booked under various sections of the IPC, including 420 (cheating), 195A (threatening any person to give false evidence) and 120B (punishment of criminal conspiracy) The couple had applied for registration of their marriage on May 17, 2022. The woman along with her family members arrived at the registrar's office, but the lawmaker did not turn up.
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2 weeks ago

Odisha: BJD MLA booked for failing to turn up at own wedding

BJD MLA Bijay Shankar Das failed to turn up for his own wedding, police said. The case was filed against Das, the legislator of Tirtol, at the Jagatsinghpur Sadar police station. The woman claimed she was in a relationship with Das for three years and he promised to marry her on the scheduled date.
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2 weeks ago

Odisha BJD MLA Bijay Shankar Das fails to turn up for own wedding booked

BJD MLA Bijay Shankar Das failed to turn up for his own wedding, police said. Woman claimed she was in a relationship with Das for three years and he promised to marry her. Das, the legislator of Tirtol, said he has not denied getti.
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2 weeks ago

‘You haven't seen Akhilesh…': At opposition meet, Mamata slams ‘bulldozing’ govt

Opposition meeting led by Trinamool supremo Mamata Banerjee decided to come up with a consensus candidate for the Presidential polls after it was made public that Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar was not keen on becoming a presidential candidate. The Telangana Rashtra Samithi, Aam Aadmi Party, and the BJD stayed away from the meeting.
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2 weeks ago

Presidential polls: Mamata’s meet to pick Oppn candidate today, 3 parties...

At least three parties out of 19 invited by Mamata Banerjee are likely to skip the meeting. The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) likely to figure among the notable omissions. Biju Janata Dal (BJD) is considered close to the NDA fold.
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2 weeks ago

Those who skipped Oppn’s Presidential talks: Their compulsions and calculations

Some of the prominent parties will be missing at the Mamata Banerjee-led meeting. Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy’s YSRCP, the ruling party in Andhra Pradesh, was not invited to the meeting. The Aam Aadmi Party, Biju Janata Dal (BJD) and the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) are unlikely to attend.
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2 weeks ago

'No vision, only ambition for position': BJP scoffs at Mamata's bid for...

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has called for a meeting of Opposition leaders in New Delhi to deliberate on a common candidate for the upcoming Presidential elections. Many parties including the AAP, TRS and BJD have opted out of the meeting for various reasons. BJP spokesperson Shehzad Poonwala took a swipe at the Opposition's bid for unity.
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2 weeks ago

Opposition unity falters even before key Presidential polls meeting? AAP,...

Opposition's bid for unity appears to be in tatters even before kick-off. Several Opposition parties including the AAP, BJD, and TRS have decided to skip the mega meeting. Telangana Rashtriya Samiti chief K Chandrashekar Rao has also decided to pull out of Mamata Banerjee's meeting.
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2 weeks ago

Senior BJD Leader Bikram Arukha Elected Odisha Assembly Speaker Unopposed

Bikram Keshari Arukha is the 21st Speaker of the Odisha Assembly. He was elected unopposed as no other members had filed their nominations. The opposition BJP and Congress did not field any candidate. The speaker’s post had fallen vacant after the resignation of Surjya Narayan Patro.
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3 weeks ago

Odisha: Ahead of 2024 elections, CM Naveen Patnaik overhauls cabinet;...

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on June 5 overhauled his cabinet and inducted 13 MLAs in the cabinet. This is the first time in the history of the state that the entire ministry has been asked to resign. The BJD-led state government completed three years in power and made a sweeping change.
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4 weeks ago

Odisha: All Cabinet Ministers, Assembly Speaker Resign to Pave Way for 'Top...

The BJD-led government completed three years of its fifth term in office on May 29. It is the first in Patnaik’s political tenure to change the cabinet from top to bottom. The chief minister will be inducting new faces into the ministry, who will take oath on Sunday.
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4 weeks ago

All Naveen ministers quit ahead of move for ‘slightly younger’ Cabinet

Several ministers are expected to be dropped and drafted for organisational work. Speaker Surjya Narayan Patro is expected to find a place in the Cabinet. Sources said emphasis is on having a “slightly younger” Cabinet. Move came a day after BJD registered landslide victories in the Brajrajnagar Assembly bye-election.
#SurjyaNarayanPatro #Naveen #LawGovernment #Government


4 weeks ago

Dhami seals huge win; BJD, Congress retain seats

Uttarakhand chief minister Pushkar Singh Dhami secured his post as the CM by winning the Champawat assembly seat by a massive margin of 55,025 votes. The Congress and Biju Janata Dal candidates retained their seats in Kerala and Odisha.
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