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Biju Janata Dal: Political party in India
The Biju Janata Dal is an Indian regional political party with significant influence in the state of Odisha. It was founded by the former minister of mines and minerals of the Republic of India Naveen Patnaik on 26 December 1997 as a breakaway faction from the Janata Dal. The BJD is led by its founder as president of the party. The headquarters of the party is located in Forest Park, Bhubaneswar.

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In Cuttack, ex-Birla Group honcho vs BJD heavyweight, now in BJP


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PM Modi, speaking at a public rally in Angul, announced that if the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) wins in Odisha, they will appoint a chief minister from the local community. He criticized the current..
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Lok Sabha polls: PM Modi holds mega roadshow in Puri, Sambit Patra by his side

Prime Minister Narendra Modi conducted a roadshow in Puri, Odisha, on Monday morning, accompanied by BJP candidate Sambit Patra. Patra, who was defeated in the 2019 election by Pinaki Mishra of the..
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3-time BJD MLA & ex-minister joins Odisha BJP


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People are going to show BJD the door this time: Dharmendra Pradhan

Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan discusses BJP's strategies to secure victory in Odisha, emphasizing the importance of Odia identity, development challenges, and the party's trust in PM Modi's..
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BJP supporter killed, 7 hurt in clash in Odisha ahead of polls

A clash in Srikrushnasaran Pur, Ganjam district, between BJD and BJP supporters over posters of a candidate resulted in vandalism, road blockade, and imposition of Section 144. Nine arrests made...
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Rahul Gandhi slams PM Modi in Odisha, stays silent on Naveen Patnaik

Rahul Gandhi criticizes Modi and corporate favoritism, vows to protect Constitution. Mentions V K Pandian, Odisha's districts, and BJP-BJD relations. Advocates for reservation, public sector, and..
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'It's clear that he...': Congress leader Jairam Ramesh makes big statement over PM Modi's Patna roadshow

Asserting that the BJP and BJD represent two sides of the same coin, Jairam Ramesh accused the BJD of tacitly supporting the Modi government's policies while maintaining a facade of opposition in..
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Modi mounts direct attack on Odisha CM for first time in ’24 polls, Naveen hits back

Prime Minister Narendra Modi directly targets Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, questioning his leadership and knowledge of the state's districts. Modi advocates for a change in leadership and..
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BJP won't win in Odisha even in next 10 years, says CM Naveen Patnaik

Naveen Patnaik confidently dismisses PM Modi's claims, assuring BJD's continued governance in Odisha. PM Modi challenges Patnaik's knowledge of Odisha districts and criticizes his leadership abilities,..
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PM Modi challenges CM Naveen Patnaik to name Odisha districts, capitals without help

PM challenges Odisha CM in Kandhamal, pledges to boost Shri Ratna Bhandar's image, emphasizes tourism prospects. References forthcoming elections involving BJD, BJP, and Congress, along with the..
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Will quit politics if Naveen Patnaik fails to become Odisha CM again: BJD leader VK Pandian


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Why everyone is talking about Pandian in Odisha

Pandian has become the prime target of opposition leaders, right from PM Narendra Modi, home minister Amit Shah, BJP president JP Nadda to Congress’s Rahul Gandhi. Questions are being raised on how a..
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Keep dreaming, says Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik as aide sets June 9 date

The clip released by BJD shows Pandian, who quit the bureaucracy last Oct to join politics, engaging Naveen in conversation with an inquisitive tone, "BJP is saying they will form the govt in Odisha?"..
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BJP CM will take oath in Odisha on June 10: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday predicted Naveen Patnaik's uninterrupted run since 2000 will end on June 10, when a BJP CM will take oath, evoking sharp reactions from the ruling BJD leaders...
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'Odisha needs a CM who ...': PM Modi takes a dig at Naveen Patnaik

On Monday, Prime Minister Narendr Modi declared that the BJD government's tenure will come to an end on June 4, coinciding with the announcement of the assembly election results. In what seemed to be a..
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461cr assets, ex-Birla exec is richest Odisha candidate

Santrupt Misra, ex-HR head of Aditya Birla, contests Lok Sabha from Cuttack with Rs 461 crore assets. Joined BJD post-retirement. ITRs: Rs 76.23 crore income, Bank deposits: Rs 4 crore. Movable assets:..
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EC orders transfer of senior Odisha bureaucrat Kartikeyan following complaints of misuse of public office

Odisha bureaucrat Sujata R Kartikeyan transferred by Election Commission for alleged misuse of public office, criticized by BJP for acting as BJD agent due to husband's influence in Odisha elections.
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VK Pandian: Rahul Gandhi won't know much about marriage

V K Pandian discusses CM Naveen Patnaik's immense popularity, responds to BJP's criticism, questions BJP leaders' commitment to 'Odia asmita', and emphasizes BJD's focus on youth empowerment and good..
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Nadda terms BJD govt corrupt, asks if Odisha running short of Odia leaders


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In Odisha, Rahul Gandhi's 'Pandian' dig at CM Naveen Patnaik

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi accused PM Modi of favoring Delhi billionaires and alleged Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik serves only elites. At a rally in Kendrapara, he claimed BJP and BJD collaborate behind..
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Amit Shah targets Naveen government, calls his tenure Odisha’s ‘lost years’

Union home minister Amit Shah on Thursday launched a scathing attack on Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik’s governance, describing his uninterrupted tenure since 2000 as the “lost years”. Addressing an..
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Conspiracy against PM amounts to treason: Delhi high court

The Delhi HC declared that accusing someone of conspiring against the Prime Minister is a grave accusation amounting to treason. Such allegations cannot be made lightly without substantial evidence,..
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Dharmendra Pradhan’s potshot at Naveen Patnaik ‘double conch’ clip sparks lungi ladai

The lungi, a simple garment favored by numerous Indian men for home wear, has taken on a new significance following the circulation of a video featuring Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. In the video, he..
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BJD announces names of 6 more candidates for Assembly elections, drops 5 sitting MLAs

The five sitting MLAs denied tickets were Simran Nayak of Hindol, Raghunandan Das of Balikuda-Ersama, Subrat Tatariu of Raghunathpalli, Sunanda Das of Bari and Sudam Marndi of Bangirpossi. Marndi has..
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13 years after cop assault, trial starts against BJD MP

Trial of BJD MP Bhartruhari Mahtab for assaulting a cop began in Cuttack court with charges under various IPC sections. Witness summons issued for recording evidence.
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BJD denies tickets to Nimapara MLA Samir Dash, 3 other legislators

BJD denies tickets to sitting MLAs, including Samir Ranjan Dash, replaced in Angul. Turncoats take over seats in Chitrakonda, Kuchinda, Nimapara. Controversy surrounds Samir's resignation. Nayak joins..
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Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik to contest from two assembly seats

Naveen Patnaik contests from Kantabanji in addition to Hinjili. 5th list reveals BJD candidates in Western Odisha, including turncoats, dropped MLAs, and women candidates. Patnaik aims to secure..
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Days ahead of polls, ex-BJD MP joins BJP


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Former BJD MP Prabhas Singh joins BJP


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Odisha Congress MLA expelled for ‘campaigning’ for son, a BJD candidate

Congress expelled Suresh Routray for supporting BJD's Manmath in Bhubaneswar LS seat amid indiscipline. Santosh Jena replaces him in Jatni. Sidharth eyes Nimapara seat amidst party pressure.
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I will try my best to wrest Puri assembly seat from BJP: BJD nominee Sunil Mohanty

Sunil Mohanty, son of BJD heavyweight, debuts in Puri politics. Aiming to continue Naveen Patnaik's work, focus on tourism, and boost infrastructure development for the constituency.
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BJD moves EC against BJP leader Sambit Patra for distributing clocks with party symbol

BJD accuses Sambit Patra of distributing clocks with BJP symbol, lotus, and his photo. Delegation led by Sulata Deo submits petition to EC for model code violation. Odisha BJP leader criticizes BJD for..
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BJD moves EC accusing BJP leaders of defaming women workers

The Biju Janata Dal (BJD) on Thursday filed a complaint with the Election Commission (EC), alleging that BJP leaders and candidates have been defaming and harassing women ASHA, anganwadi, and Mission..
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BJD fields BJP turncoat Lekhasri from Balasore Lok Sabha seat


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Lekhasri, BJP leader and bitter critic of Naveen Patnaik, joins BJD

Ex-BJP critic Lekhasri joins BJD, may contest Balasore LS. Naveen Patnaik praised. BJP unaffected by her exit. BJD and BJP field turncoats in several seats for elections.
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BJP Odisha vice president Lekhasri Samantasinghar resigns, joins BJD ahead of polls


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Sai joins BJP; 5th BJD MLA to switch to saffron camp

Odisha MLA Ramesh Chandra Sai's move from BJD to BJP marks the fifth legislator to switch parties under CM Naveen Patnaik's leadership. The shift also includes two MPs. Sai cited personal reasons for..
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Lok Sabha elections: BJD MP Anubhav Mohanty joins BJP


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Former BJD MLA Priyadarshi Mishra quits party, likely to join BJP


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3-time ex-Congress MLA Surendra Bhoi joins BJD in Odisha

Former Congress MLA Surendra Singh Bhoi joined BJD and may contest for Balangir Lok Sabha seat against BJP's Sangeeta Singhdeo. He praised CM Naveen Patnaik's leadership.
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Lok Sabha elections: Former BJD MPs Bhartruhari Mahtab, Sidhant Mohapatra join BJP


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BJD list out: CM to contest for 6th term; Birla ex-exec for Lok Sabha

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik to seek a sixth term from Hinjili, BJD unveils candidates for 15 Lok Sabha and 72 assembly seats for upcoming polls in four phases between May 13 and June 1. Notable candidates..
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No tie-up, BJP & BJD to contest polls separately

"Our concerns are on issues relating to pride, dignity and welfare of (Odiya) people. We are unable to agree with the state govt," state BJP chief Manmohan Samal posted, putting an end to seat-sharing..
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'We have concerns ... ': Odisha BJP chief rules out alliance with Naveen Patnaik's BJD


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BJD mined Rs 340 crore from Aditya Birla Group, Jindal co

Odisha's Naveen Patnaik-led BJD received Rs 944 crore in donations via bonds, with contributions from various companies including Aditya Birla Group, Grasim Industries, and Jindal Stainless Ltd among..
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No decision yet on BJP-BJD pact: Amit Shah

Amit Shah's uncertain stance on BJP-BJD Odisha coalition, hopeful for BJP's success with people's support for Modi. Mention of government formation goal, discussions with Naveen Patnaik, V K Pandian's..
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'Not to win elections, but for ... ': What Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik's close aide said on BJD's possible alliance with BJP


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Odisha: Race for convincing voters begins in Kalahandi Lok Sabha constituency

Kalahandi, once known for poverty, is now a key part of Odisha's transformation. BJP and BJD both claim credit as the constituency heads to the polls. With BJP aiming to retain its hold, BJD is..
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Friends, foes or frenemies? BJP, BJD share complex ties

The Biju Janata Dal on Wednesday announced its support for Union minister Ashwini Vaishnaw in the Rajya Sabha elections, putting the spotlight back on its convoluted and strange relationship with the..
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