Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik (Photo: IANS)

BJD names 63 Lok Sabha, Assembly candidates

Bhubaneswar: Biju Janata Dal (BJD) President and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday declared the first list of nine Lok Sabha and 54 Assembly candidates. Former Union Minister Chandra Sekhar Sahu, who had crossed over to the BJD from Congress, will contest from Berhampur parliamentary constituency while former state Minister Pushpendra Singh Deo will […]

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India testfires Quick Reaction Surface to Air Missile

Bhubaneswar :  India successfully test-fired short-range Quick Reaction Surface to Air Missile (QRSAM) off Odisha coast on Tuesday. The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) test-fired two missiles from a test facility at Chandipur in Balasore district. The missiles were fired from a canister mounted on a rotatable truck-based launch unit, said sources. The missile, […]

Biju Janata Dal (BJD) MLA from Cuttack-Barabati in Odisha, Debashis Samantaray (File Photo)

BJD MLA manhandles kin of martyred CRPF trooper in Odisha

Bhubaneswar :  Biju Janata Dal (BJD) MLA from Cuttack-Barabati in Odisha, Debashis Samantaray has landed in trouble after a video of him allegedly manhandling the relative of CRPF Constable Manoj Behera, killed in the Pulwama attack, went viral on social media. Behera was among the 40 CRPF personnel who were killed in the terrorist attack […]