National

Narendra Modi’s 2019 Agenda

The BJP’s close shave in Gujarat, and not the sweep in Uttar Pradesh, will shape the party’s strategy. Growth, jobs, and achche din will be mere afterthoughts. Which is the defining political image of the year? We have choices: Prime Minister Narendra Modi flashing the ‘V’ sign after the Gujarat results; Rahul Gandhi in a […]

Politics

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 […]

Opinion

e-NAM benefits need to be utilized by odisha farmers

Union Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Secretary Shovan Kumar Pattnayak has urged the Odisha Government to bolster the National Agriculture Market (e-NAM) programme on a priority basis to help farmers in the State get remunerative prices for their produces. Dr Pattnayak, who recently visited the State and discussed the issue with the officials, extended all-out support […]

Opinion

Paddy seeds by farmers need to be Scientific

Unscientific use of single variety of paddy seeds by farmers for more than a decade is the key reason behind the large-scale destruction of standing crops by pests like brown planthopper in Odisha, the All India Kisan Mazdoor Sabha (AIKMS) has said. The organisation came to the conclusion after conducting its own ground-level study. Through […]

National

India has always believed in values of integration and unity, ‘Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam’ which means the entire world is one family: PM Modi at Davos

Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered the keynote address at World Economic Forum in Davos on Tuesday. Mr. Modi, delivering his speech in Hindi, touted India’s economic successes and stressed that the nation is open for business. Highlights from the speech: “A predictable, stable, transparent, and progressive India will continue to be the good news in […]