Biju Janata Dal: News
26 Jan 2024Odisha
The Odisha Congress staged a mock wedding between the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Naveen Patnaik-led Biju Janata Dal (BJD) in Bhubaneswar.
01 Jan 2024Jagannath Temple
The Shree Jagannath Temple in Puri, Odisha, on Monday implemented a strict dress code for devotees entering the 12th-century shrine.
23 Dec 2023Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
A major controversy has erupted over social media influencer and Curly Tales founder Kamiya Jani's visit to the Shree Jagannath Temple in Puri, Odisha.
03 Sep 2023Ram Nath Kovind
Several opposition parties have come out openly against the Centre's "One Nation, One Election" proposal, terming it against the current constitutional norms.
08 Aug 2023Raghav Chadha
Trouble appears to be brewing for Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MP Raghav Chadha, as four Rajya Sabha MPs have demanded to move a Privilege Motion against him.
07 Aug 2023National Democratic Alliance (NDA)
The Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (Amendment) Bill, 2023, will be tabled in the Rajya Sabha on Monday after it was passed in the Lok Sabha on Thursday.
02 Aug 2023Delhi Government
The Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (Amendment) Bill, 2023, will be taken up in Parliament on Wednesday.
25 May 2023Narendra Modi
Biju Janata Dal (BJD) and Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress Party (YSRCP) have announced that they will attend the inauguration of the new Parliament building scheduled to be inaugurated by PM Narendra Modi on Sunday.
31 Mar 2023Odisha
The Biju Janata Dal (BJD) on Friday nominated Dipali Das, the daughter of late Odisha Health Minister Naba Kishore Das, as the candidate for the upcoming bypoll to Odisha's Jharsuguda Assembly constituency.
16 Feb 2023Odisha
Odisha Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Jayanarayan Mishra ignited a fresh controversy by reportedly assaulting a woman police inspector and accusing her of taking bribes during a protest in Sambalpur on Wednesday.
29 Jan 2023Odisha
Odisha Health and Family Welfare Minister Naba Kisore Das passed away on Sunday, hours after being fatally shot by a police officer near Brajarajnagar in Jharsuguda district.
22 Jun 2022Yashwant Sinha
The battle for India's highest constitutional office, that of the president, will take place between the Opposition's joint candidate Yashwant Sinha and the BJP-led NDA's nominee Draupadi Murmu.
03 Jun 2022Uttarakhand
Uttarakhand Chief Minister (CM) Pushkar Singh Dhami has won the Champawat bypoll by approximately 55,000 votes to ensure he continues as the CM of the state.
12 Nov 2021Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS)
Regional parties across India received more than 55% of their donations in Financial Year 2019-20 from unidentified sources, the non-governmental body Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) said in a report on Thursday.
30 Jul 2021Odisha
Opposition Congress and BJP intensified their attack on the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) government in Odisha over the spread of dengue in Bhubaneswar and other places.
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.
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.
18 Nov 2019Narendra Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the Rajya Sabha on the first day of the Parliament's winter session.
01 Jul 2019Samajwadi Party
Rajya Sabha on Monday approved a statutory resolution for the extension of President's rule in Jammu & Kashmir for six more months with effect from July 3.
31 May 2019Odisha
On Thursday evening, Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with his Cabinet of ministers took oath at the bedecked Rashtrapati Bhavan.
29 May 2019Odisha
Biju Janata Dal (BJD) head Naveen Patnaik took oath as Chief Minister of Odisha on Wednesday. This is the fifth time the 72-year-old was sworn-in as the CM of the coastal state.
26 May 2019Odisha
Today in wholesome news, a 25-year-old engineering graduate from Odisha is set to step into the Parliament, making history by becoming the youngest Lok Sabha member.
23 May 2019Andhra Pradesh
The results of Thursday turned the wheels in Andhra Pradesh as sitting Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu faced an embarrassing defeat.
04 Mar 2019Odisha
Baijayant Jay Panda, who quit Biju Janata Dal (BJD) last year, joined Bharatiya Janata Party on Monday.
06 Feb 2019Narendra Modi
Senior Biju Janata Dal (BJD) leader and Lok Sabha member Ladu Kishore Swain died at a private hospital in Bhubaneshwar following prolonged illness, family sources said today.
26 Jan 2019Odisha
Author Gita Mehta, who is also the sister of Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, refused the Padma Shri award, announced on Friday, saying the timing isn't right.
08 Dec 2018Odisha
The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) led by Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has decided to contest the Lok Sabha and the Odisha Assembly elections next year in the BJD-ruled state.
06 Dec 2018Odisha
The ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) in Odisha has decided to consult 22 political parties, including Congress and BJP, as part of its effort to build consensus on the Women's Reservation Bill, pending in Parliament.
03 Dec 2018Odisha
An NGO-run shelter home has been sealed in Odisha's Dhenkanal district and two people, including its managing director, arrested following allegations that the minor inmates were sexually abused there.
03 Nov 2018Odisha
The BJP has alleged that the BJD government has neglected the agricultural sector, forcing many farmers to commit suicide in Odisha.
27 Oct 2018Madhya Pradesh
Seven sitting parliamentarians and 199 MLAs in the country have not declared their PAN details which are needed in filing nomination papers for elections, a report said yesterday.
05 Oct 2018Odisha
The Odisha unit of the BJP today said it wants Prime Minister Narendra Modi to contest from Puri Lok Sabha seat in 2019 general elections.
20 Sep 2018Odisha
Writer and defense expert Abhijit Iyer-Mitra was given conditional bail by Saket Court till September 28, after Delhi police detained him on Thursday.
13 Aug 2018Odisha
The Congress yesterday said the political parties that broke the opposition ranks to facilitate the victory of the NDA nominee in the election for the post of Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman had exposed their hypocrisy.
29 Jul 2018Odisha
BJP today termed the Biju Janata Dal government in Odisha as "lollipop government" which, instead of providing jobs to the youths, was giving them "lollipop" under Biju Yuva Bahini programme.
20 Jul 2018Shiv Sena
BJP is set to face a trust vote in the Lok Sabha today, and despite Sonia Gandhi's insistence that they "have the numbers," the math is simple: NDA has 313 members in the 535-member House.
03 Jun 2018Gujarat
About a year before the 2014 general elections, the then Gujarat CM Modi had taken everyone by storm with his incessant attacks on UPA 2.
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.
28 Apr 2018Odisha
At least 86 children from Odisha have been adopted by foreign parents in three years from 2015, a state minister said.
23 Apr 2018Odisha
Senior Congress leader Jitendra Singh has claimed that the party will bounce back to power in Odisha in the next Assembly polls, due in 2019.
19 Apr 2018Mumbai
Former Mumbai police chief Arup 'bar busting' Patnaik made his foray into politics yesterday.
10 Mar 2018Rahul Gandhi
Congress President Rahul Gandhi has rejected the resignation of Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) President Prasad Harichandan.
10 Mar 2018Lok Sabha
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has said that his government and the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) will pursue its demand for according special category status for the state.
03 Mar 2018Naveen Patnaik
Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik has effected changes in the portfolio of five ministers and relinquished Works and Water Resources portfolios held by him days after BJD's win in Bijepur by-polls.
23 Feb 2018Odisha
In an attack by a group of unidentified miscreants in Banabira area, near bypoll-bound Bijepur Assembly constituency, Odisha Labor Minister Susanta Singh's brother and three others were injured on Friday, police said.
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.
19 Sep 2017Odisha
Odisha BJD MLA Prabhat Biswal has been arrested by CBI in the Rs. 500cr Seashore Group chit fund scam.
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.
20 Jul 2017India
The government is "pro-actively" considering having two time zones, said Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar.
02 Jun 2017Odisha
For the past two decades, Odisha politics has been dominated by the Biju Janata Dal (BJD), with the Patnaiks at the helm.