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15 January, 2019 4:37 AM Live Updates: PM Modi To Visit Odisha, Kerala As Lok Sabha Polls Near

PM Modi's visit to Balangir will be his third visit to Odisha in three weeks. PM Modi will also visit Kerala's Kollam and Thiruvananthapuram today. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Odisha and Kerala today as Lok Sabha elections are nearing. He will visit Odisha's Balangir. "There is something special about Odisha, that draws me to the state so often 70

14 January, 2019 5:53 PM Naveen Patnaik To Skip PM Modi's Event In Odisha On Tuesday

During his visit to Odisha, PM Modi is scheduled to launch several developmental projects. Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik will not attend Prime Minister Narendra Modi's official programme during his visit to the state on Tuesday. Official sources said he will be occupied with state government programmes. During his visit to Odisha, PM Modi is scheduled 80

13 January, 2019 10:06 PM Cutting Of Trees For PM Modi's Helipad Sparks Row In Odisha

Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said that people who are "afraid" of PM Modi's visit are trying to spread a false campaign by "misusing" forest officials. Two days ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's scheduled visit to Balangir district, a row surfaced on Sunday over alleged cutting of trees to prepare a temporary helipad. Divisional Forest Officer 76

10 January, 2019 12:10 PM You pay, we won't: Mamata Banerjee's big no to PM Modi's Ayushman Bharat fund

The Ayushman Bharat-Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana scheme was launched by PM Modi in September last year. Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday clearly said that her state will not contribute any fund for the Ayushman Bharat scheme. If the Centre wants to run the scheme it will have to pay the full amount. "My state will not contribute 114

10 January, 2019 9:21 AM Winter Session of Parliament: Productivity of Rajya Sabha at 18%, Lok Sabha at 46%

Productivity of the session was the third-lowest in the 16th Lok Sabha The Winter Session of Parliament ended on January 9 shortly after the Rajya Sabha passed The Constitution (124th Amendment) Bill, 2019. The Upper House had been extended by a day to help pass the constitutional amendment bill. The Lok Sabha ended on January 8, after clearing the same bill. According 53

9 January, 2019 8:24 AM BJD will not be part of 'mahagathbandhan', announces Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik

CM Patnaik also added that the party will continue to remain distant from both the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress party. Biju Janta Dal (BJD) president and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday announced that the BJD will not be part of the 'mahagathbandhan' (grand alliance). CM Patnaik also added that the party will continue 57

7 January, 2019 8:17 AM 5 killed, 1 injured in road accident in Odisha

The crash left the car badly mangled and the bodies had to be extricated from the vehicle by using gas cutters.   Kendrapara: At least five people were killed and another one was seriously injured when the car carrying them rammed into a stationary truck near Kendrapara district town in Odisha on Monday, police said. The accident took place near Aaanlabanka 71

6 January, 2019 6:05 PM Odisha police officer's minor son found dead, suicide suspected

In a ghastly incident, the minor son of a police officer was found dead in his residence on Sunday in Bhubaneswar, Odisha. According to a local media, the 12-year-old was the son of Bhubaneswar-Cuttack ACP Sanjiv Satpathy and was found dead in his room at Satpathy's official residence at Jaydev Vihar in Bhubaneswar. The body was found hanging from the ceiling 82

6 January, 2019 1:39 PM Odisha Minister Resigns Over Remarks Praising Acquittal Of Rape-Accused

The resignation came a day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi raised the Pipili gangrape issue at a public meeting in Odisha's Baripada. Odisha Agriculture and Panchayati Raj Minister Pradeep Maharathy on Sunday resigned from the Naveen Patnaik cabinet over his controversial remarks on the acquittal of two accused in the case of gangrape and murder of a Dalit 64

6 January, 2019 10:39 AM Maoists Kill Watchman, Burn 5 Vehicles At Odisha Road Construction Site

The construction of the road at Odisha's Patiamba was being carried out under the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY). Maoists shot a watchman, suspecting him to be a police informer, in Odisha's Kandhamal district, police said today. The incident happened at a road construction site at Patiamba late on Saturday night. Police said the Maoists also burned 91