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V Karthikeyan Pandian, the frontman of Odisha Chief Minister and supremo of Biju Janata Dal (BJD) Naveen Patnaik who calls the shot!

He is referred to as the ‘third floor’ and is held in awe and even feared by politicians, bureaucrats and commoners alike. He is said to be the most powerful man in Odisha, second only to Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik who trusts him completely and wields power, authority and control over not only the state […]

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Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik & Telangana Chief Minister and Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) president K Chandrasekhar Rao to explore Federal Front

As part of his efforts to form a Federal Front at national level, Telangana Chief Minister and Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) president K Chandrasekhar Rao has decided to have one-on-one talk with his Odisha counterpart Naveen Patnaik, who is also the supremo of Biju Janata Dal (BJD). Rao will go to Bhuvaneshwar in the first […]

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Can Amit-Modi duo charm Odisha,bring BJP to power, Amit Shaha says yes

Blaming the Naveen Patnaik Government for backwardness in Odisha, BJP president Amit Shah on Wednesday called for dislodging the ruling dispensation in the next election. Launching a scathing attack on the Chief Minister for the poor development of the  State despite abundant natural resources and generous Central funding, Shah said the State needs a Government […]

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Ganjam Congress Wiped out, Sekhar,Bikram,Bhagaban join hands with BJD!

Ganjam Congress Wiped out, Sekhar,Bikram,Bhagaban join hands with BJD! After the resignation of former Union minister Chandrasekhar Sahu from the Congress, five corporators of Berhampur Municipal Corporation (BeMC) quit the party here on Saturday. Mr. Panda criticised the Congress for its alleged infighting, which according to him was the reason for leaving it. It was […]

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Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik asks Party Leaders to touchbase Viallages through ‘Ama Gaon, Ama Bikash’

In a bid to counter the aggressive campaign of the BJP to spread its organisational reach in Odisha, chief minister and BJD supremo Naveen Patnaik today announced a new programme, ‘Ama Gaon, Ama Bikash’ asking the party leaders to meet the common man at the village level. As per the new programme to be launched […]

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Odisha is best state compared to others says Naveen Patnaik on the occasion of 69th Republic Day

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, after hoisting the national flag at the Barabati stadium here today on the occasion of 69th Republic Day, said that Odisha is currently on a par with other developed states of India. “Odisha has developed significantly in the field of economy, health, education, industries and infrastructure. Odisha is now on a par with other […]

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Baijayant Panda finally shown the door after fingering at powerful V Karthikeyan Pandian

Biju Janata Dal (BJD) has suspended its MP Baijayant Panda from the primary membership of the party – a culmination of tussle between Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik and the lawmaker from Kendrapara, which was for long the seat of Naveen’s father Biju Patnaik. Minister and party vice president Surya Patro announced the suspension of […]