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BJD to field 33% women candidates in LS polls

Photograph: Kind courtesy @Naveen_Odisha/Twitter Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday said the Biju Janata Dal would field 33 per cent women among its candidates in the upcoming Lok......

State polls to be held simultaneously, no election in J-K

The elections to legislative assemblies of Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim, and Odisha will be held simultaneously along with the Lok Sabha polls, the Election Commission of India said on......

Odisha politicos turn to the farmer ahead of polls

This race among parties to woo the farmers mainly stems from the analysis of political pundits that the peasant class played a crucial role in the defeat of the BJP in Rajasthan, MP and......

Law ministry gets additional Rs 666.66 crore to conduct of LS poll

There is a possibility that the EC may go by precedent and hold assembly elections in Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, Sikkim and Arunachal Pradesh along with the Lok Sabha polls. The law ministry has been......

BJD's Naveen Patnaik rules out joining mahagathbandhan

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday made it clear that his Biju Janata Dal will not join any grand alliance (or mahagathbandhan) the opposition parties are trying to form before......

Winter rain won't cause large-scale damage to most rabi crops

For potato farmers in the north and wheat growers in the eastern parts -- particularly in Jharkhand, Bihar, and Odisha -- the recent rains could in fact be beneficial. An extended winter, with......

How loan waivers will hurt the states

Among the states due for election next year are AP, Haryana and Odisha, which have a fair share of agri credit.If these states individually announced debt relief, the combined waiver would be at......

Gujarat emerges as the best place for start-ups

Four states - Karantaka, Kerala, Odisha and Rajasthan - were in the top performers’ category. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/ Gujarat has emerged as the best performer in developing......

How Kerala floods will impact India Inc

'Kerala isn’t as dependent on agriculture like Bihar or Odisha or even other southern states.''Economic losses would not be too intense, unlike other states.''The floods could, at best,......

'For every litre of petrol/diesel you have a huge state tax'

Finance Minister Piyush Goyal: 'I hope the Congress governments and other states like West Bengal, Odisha, Tamil Nadu, Andhra, Telangana will support our effort to bring petrol and diesel into the......

Here's why Mumbai's dominance is threatened in Ranji

Other teams getting stronger than Mumbai, says Manjrekar IMAGE: Mumbai's players celebrate their victory over Odisha. Photograph: PTI Former India batsman Sanjay Manjrekar feels one reason for......

Ranji Trophy: Mumbai trounce Odisha for first win of season

IMAGE: Mumbai's players celebrate victory over Odisha. Photograph: PTI Mumbai registered their first victory of the season, thrashing Odisha by 120 runs in a Group ‘C’ Ranji Trophy......
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Odisha Lawmaker, Denied Ticket By BJP, Returns To BJD

An Odisha lawmaker returned to the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) after quitting the BJP on Saturday as the state gears up for polls. Duryodhan Majhi, the... ...
Peddler from Odisha arrested with 1kg ganja

Thiruvananthapuram: Kadinamkulam police recorded the arrest of a migrant resident who was involved in illicit sales of drugs across the coastal... ...
Odisha Schools To Hold Morning Classes From April Over Likely Heat Wave

With Odisha likely to see a heat wave in the days to come, the state government has directed schools, both public and private, to conduct morning... ...
Odisha ex-CM’s daughters to make poll debut from rival parties

Mihir Ray | TNN | Mar 24, 2019, 04:21 IST Rourkela: The elections in Sundargarh will see two sisters compete from rival parties. While that is not... ...
Over Rs 15L cash, liquor worth Rs 1.34cr seized in Odisha

[India], Mar 24 (ANI): Ahead of the Lok Sabha as well as Assembly elections in the state, law enforcement agencies here have seized cash amounting... ...

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