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Pyari Mohapatra’s mortal remains consigned to flames

Pyari Mohapatra's mortal remains

Mortal remains of the Former Rajya Sabha MP Pyari Mohan Mohapatra were consigned to flames at Satyanagar crematorium in Bhubaneswar today evening. Top leaders, well wishers and his followers, including family members attended the funeral. The body of  bureaucrat-cum-parliamentarian arrived at Biju Patnaik International Airport today afternoon and kept at his Saheed Nagar-based residence forContinue Reading…

Evening News Headlines (March 20, 2017)

Nizamuddin clerics-Sushma Swaraj

* Senior BJP leader Chandan Mitra says Pyarimohan Mohapatra planned for BJD-BJP break-up. * 5 Naxals arrested by police and CRPF from Bijapur district in Chhattisgarh. * GoI to merge Bharatiya Mahila Bank with State Bank of India for better banking services outreach to women. * Missing Hazrat Nizamuddin clerics Syed Asif Nizami and NazimContinue Reading…

Afternoon News Headlines (March 20, 2017)

Yumnam Khemchand

* Mortal remains of late Pyarimohan Mohapatra arrives at Bhubaneswar airport; CM Naveen Patnaik, BJD ministers & leaders pay their last tributes. * Odisha Pakhala Dibasa celebrated by Odias Worldwide. * Union Cabinet approves 4 key GST bills, to be introduced in Parliament soon. * Yumnam Khemchand of BJP elected as Speaker of Manipur Assembly.Continue Reading…

Pyarimohan proves his mettle, occupies special place in Odisha Politics: Patnaik

Naveen Patnaik

In praise of late Ex-Rajya Sabha MP, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today said that Pyarimohan Mohapatra created a niche for himself in Odisha politics. Speaking to media persons on Monday the Chief Minister said Pyarimohan Mohapatra had a distinguished career as a civil servant. He have proved his mettle through his organisational skills and isContinue Reading…

Making of Yogi – Cleric to Chief Minister!

Yogi Adityanath

Yogi Adityanath strikes a fine balance between Hindutva and Moditva. His ambition drives him from Gorakhpur to Lucknow via Poorvanchal. He is aware of that the road to Delhi will be via Lucknow. He is undoubtedly the most popular BJP leader in the state, not just among the party supporters but among the cadre asContinue Reading…

Morning News Headlines (March 20, 2017)

Suresh Prabhu

* Minister of Railways Suresh Prabhu to inaugurate various projects in Odisha today. * The mortal remains of Pyarimohan Mohapatra will arrive in Bhubaneswar airport around 2pm today. * A CRPF jawan of CoBRA unit allegedly commits suicide by shooting himself with his service rifle at Sunabeda in Koraput district. * Exchange of fire betweenContinue Reading…

Former Odisha MP Pyarimohan Mohapatra passes away at 77

Pyarimohan Mohapatra

Former Rajya Sabha MP and ‘Chanakya’ of BJD Pyari Mohan Mohapatra passed away today in Hinduja Hospital in Mumbai at 9.40 pm while undergoing treatment for lung cancer. He was 77. Pyari was undergoing treatment at Breach Candy Hospital in Mumbai since last six months and later shifted to Hinduja Hospital as his health conditionContinue Reading…

Yogi Adityanath takes oath as Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister

Yogi Adityanath takes oath as Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister

Yogi Adityanath, a five-time parliamentarian was sworn in as the new Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh today at a ceremony held in Lucknow’s Kanshiram Smriti Upvan. Keshav Prasad Maurya and Dinesh Sharma also took charge as Deputy Chief Ministers. Gulabdevi, Jai Prakash Nishad, Archana Pandey, Jai Kumar Singh Jackie, Atul Garg, Anugma Jaiswal, Suresh Rana,Continue Reading…

Cuttack MP Bhartuhari Mahatab inches closer to BJP

Mahatab-Dharmendra

Senior BJD leader, Lok Sabha MP from Cuttack and BJD’s Leader in Lok Sabha, Bhartruhari Mahatab has taken a step closer to join BJP sooner or later with his pro-Modi and pro-Dharmendra approach. During the launch of Urja Ganga Gas Pipeline Project in Bhubaneswar, Mahatab termed P&NG Minister Dharmendra Pradhan as a popular and favouriteContinue Reading…

Firebrand BJP Leader Yogi Adityanath declared Uttar Pradesh CM

Yogi Adityanath

Putting all rumours and speculations into rest, the Bharatiya Janata Party has finally announced firebrand leader and Gorakhpur MP Yogi Adityanath as the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh. While names of Rajnath Singh, Ram Lal, Manoj Sinha, Keshav Prasad Maurya and Swatantra Dev Singh were doing the rounds for the last few days, it wasContinue Reading…


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