Articles about Baijayant Jay Panda
Baijayant Jay Panda is an Indian politician and entrepreneur. Born on January 12, 1964, he is the son of Ila Panda, the former Rajya Sabha MP from Odisha. He is the vice-president and national spokesperson of the Bharatiya Janata Party. He was associated with the Biju Janata Dal but was expelled in 2018, following anti-party activities. Following his rift with BJD, he joined Bharatiya Janata Party in 2019. He became a Rajya member twice, first in 2000 and again in 2006, representing BJD. In 2009, he entered Lok Sabha after winning the Kendrapara seat from BJD’s ticket. In 2014, he again won the Kendrapara Lok Sabha seat. He serves as the vice-president of Indian Metals & Ferro Alloys Limited (IMFA). His wife Jagi Mangat Panda is the Managing Director of Ortel Communications Ltd.
14 Nov 2020Odisha
Riding on election wins of this week, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday made big changes, appointing newer faces as state in-charges and revoking power from a few.
06 Sep 2020Odisha
Actor-turned-politician and Biju Janata Dal (BJD) MP Anubhav Mohanty has been accused of domestic violence and torture by his wife, Odia film actor Varsha Priyadarshini.
23 Jul 2020Bollywood News
In the world of entertainment, news on Thursday was unwittingly about celebrities' COVID-19 test results. Singer Abhijeet Bhattacharya's son tested positive, while megastar Amitabh Bachchan busted a fake news report claiming he "recovered" from the disease.
23 Jul 2020Pakistan News
With Bollywood being scrutinized, now more than ever after the tragic demise of actor Sushant Singh Rajput, alleged links between celebrities and ISI, the notorious spy agency of Pakistan, have become the talking point.
27 Dec 2019Odisha
He became Odisha's Chief Minister for a fifth consecutive term, made Biju Janata Dal (BJD) a formidable force in the coastal state, and now 74-year-old Naveen Patnaik has sparked conversations about his successor.
12 Mar 2019Odisha
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will contest from Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi, just like the last Lok Sabha elections, NDTV reports.
04 Mar 2019Odisha
Baijayant Jay Panda, who quit Biju Janata Dal (BJD) last year, joined Bharatiya Janata Party on Monday.
05 Dec 2018Odisha
A day after the Odisha government decided to drop charges against journalist and defense analyst Abhijit Iyer-Mitra, an Odisha court has granted him bail.
02 Jun 2018India
If you want a government job in India, you should at least be a graduate. But if you're going to become a politician, people's support is more than enough.
25 Jan 2018Odisha
Inter-party schisms have now hit Odisha's Biju Janata Dal (BJD). CM Naveen Patnaik has suspended Kendrapara MP Baijayant Jay Panda for anti-party activities and 'monopolistic utilization' of Members of Parliament Local Area Development Division (MPLAD) funds.
22 Jul 2017Delhi
BJP national secretary and MP Maheish Girri has demanded the dismissal of the AAP government in Delhi over "incompetence". President's Rule should be imposed, he said.
02 Feb 2017Tamil Nadu
Finance Minister of Kerala, Thomas Issac on Wednesday said that the Union Budget was a "big letdown" and that Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley "played a game with statistics to draw a wrong picture."
01 Feb 2017Tamil Nadu
A range of reactions by various political parties, including the Opposition, poured in following Budget 2017-18 today.