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India  /  Published 10.06.20

Shah Odisha funds claim lifts eyebrows

Union home minister Amit Shah’s claim of the Centre having allocated Rs 5.52 lakh crore to Odisha in the past six years during a virtual rally on Monday has been met with surprise from different qua...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 13.02.20

Odisha ex-MLA held on murder charge

Chhattisgarh police on Thursday arrested Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik’s Biju Janata Dal (BJD) leader and chairman of Odisha State Warehousing Corporation Anup Kumar Sai for his alleged invol...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 11.02.20

Workplace bath bias questioned

A parliamentary panel has disapproved of “different welfare facilities” that a labour bill has proposed for employees and workers in establishments and called for removing such anomalies from the ...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Odisha  /  Published 26.12.19

Christians butchered in Pakistan, not Odisha: Sasmit Patra

Christians are 'butchered' in Pakistan, not in Odisha, snapped Biju Janata Dal MP Sasmit Patra on Wednesday at Pak army spokesman Asif Ghafoor over his dubious 'Merry Christmas' greeting to the commun...
By PTI in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 15.11.19

Gandhi killed by ‘accident’

A booklet distributed by Odisha’s school and mass education department has claimed that “Gandhiji died… because of an accidental sequence of events”, landing the Naveen Patnaik government in t...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 10.11.19

BJP assails Naveen’s 5T govt model

The Naveen Patnaik government’s 5T model of governance has continued to invite sharp criticism from the Odisha Opposition, particularly the BJP. Bhubaneswar BJP MP and former IAS officer Aparajita S...
By Subhashish Mohanty in

Opinion  /  Published 02.09.19

How productive is the Lok Sabha, really?

During the budget session, which lasted from June 17 to August 7, the Lok Sabha recorded a productivity of 137 per cent. The session was considered to be the most productive in the last 20 years. Acc...
By Prakhar Singh in

Opinion  /  Published 08.08.19

Smooth road ahead for New India

In the end, it turned out to be much smoother than anyone could ever have anticipated. With meticulous planning and a show of political audacity that left opponents bewildered, the formidable Narendra...
By Swapan Dasgupta in

India  /  Published 17.07.19

BJD backs Modi, snubs Congress

Biju Janata Dal MP Bhartruhari Mahtab on Wednesday invoked “national interest” and told the Lok Sabha to extend “full support” to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s diplomatic efforts, the inter...
By J.P. Yadav in New Delhi

India  /  Published 28.06.19

No leash on plane fare predators

The Centre has no plans to impose a cap on plane ticket prices to halt predatory pricing, which airlines resort to whenever there is a natural calamity, civil disturbance or a long string of holidays....
By TT Bureau in New Delhi


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