Congress president Niranjan Patnaik admitted to hospital

AchieversNews(16/04/2021): Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) president Niranjan Patnaik has been admitted to Medanta Hospital for a routine check-up. ” There have been reports regarding my health. I want to assure everyone that I am fine and have admitted myself for a routine check-up. Thank you all for your wishes,” Patnaik said on Twitter.

Congress Candidate For Pipili Bypoll Ajit Mangaraj Dies Of COVID-19

AchieversNews(15/4/2021): Ajit Mangaraj, Congress’ candidate for the Pipili bypoll, succumbed to COVID-19 infection on Wednesday. He was undergoing treatment at Apollo Hospitals in Bhubaneswar. On April 10, Mangaraj through his official Facebook page informed about getting infected and wrote, “I have been undergoing treatment after got diagnosed for Covid-19.” “The untimely demise of Mangaraj is a great loss to the Congress and the State at large,” said Congress MLA Santosh Singh Saluja. Senior BJP leader and Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said that Mangaraj will always be remembered for his positive…

Rs 50 Lakh Unaccounted Money Seized In Survey Bound Pipili

Achieversnews(5/4/2021): Police today seized around Rs 50 lakh unaccounted cash from the possession of two persons in poll-bound Pipili of Odisha. According to reports, two persons traveling on a motorcycle didn’t stop at Pipili toll gate during routine checking by the cops. They were then chased by police and intercepted near Tarakaja Chhak. Later, the amount was seized from them and the duo was detained by police. The two have been identified as residents of  Balanga area. Further investigation by police was underway to ascertain the source of the money.

Three Projects In Odisha Receive Ministry Of Road Transport

AchieversNews(2/4/2021): The Ministry of Road Transport & Highways today approved the up-gradation, rehabilitation, and reconstruction of several projects in several states including India. The Ministry gave its approval for the construction of a bypass on NH-59 for Berhampur town including 4L ROB on EPC mode with a budget of Rs 196.94 crore. The proposed construction of a Railway Over Bridge at Matiapada on Puri – Konark Road on EPC mode with a budget of Rs. 137.61 crore also received the Ministry’s approval. Reconstruction of five submersible bridges replacing them with…

BJD Assigns Charges To Key Leaders For Supervision

Pipili: As few days left for the ensuing Pipili by-poll, the ruling BJD is all geared up to retain its traditional stronghold with a massive victory.As part of strategies, BJD Supremo Naveen Patnaik has assigned several party leaders, including  Minister Sameer Ranjan Dash the charge of blocks, Panchatyats and NAC.Samir Ranjan Dash and Atanu Sabyasachi Nayak have been given the charge to supervise the electioneering process in Pipili block whereas Ministers Naba Kishore Das and Susanta Singh along with Bibhuti Balabantaray are in charge of Delang block. Besides, Sudhir Kumar…

Ajit Mangaraj as Congress party candidate for by-election to Pipili Assembly

AchieversNews (29/3/2021): The All India Congress Committee (AICC) today named Ajit Mangaraj as Congress party candidate for by-election to Pipili Assembly constituency. Mangaraj unsuccessfully contested on a Congress ticket from Pipili Assembly seat during 2019 general election.The Biju Janata Dal (BJD) fielded Rudra Pratap Maharathy as its party candidate for the bypoll to Pipili Assembly seat scheduled to be held on April 17 whereas the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) named Ashrit Pattnayak as its party candidate.

BJD Announces Candidate For Pipili Bypoll

AchieversNews(27/3/2021): The Biju Janata Dal (BJD) President Naveen Patnaik today announced Rudra Pratap Maharathy as the party’s candidate for upcoming bypoll to Pipili Assembly Constituency. Rudra Pratap Maharathy is the son of late Pradeep Maharathy. “Shri Rudra Pratap Maharthay, son of late Pradeep Maharathy, is the candidate of Biju Janata Dal for Pipili bypoll,” Patnaik announced at his residence in Bhubaneswar. Soon after announcement, heavyweight leaders of the BJD including Debi Mishra, Pramila Mallick and Snehangini Chhuria were seen at residence of Rudra Maharathy in Pipili today. “Rudra Maharathy will win…

Uttarakhand CM Says US Ruled India For 200 Years

AchieversNews(22/3/2021): In another gaffe within fortnight after assuming office, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Tirath Singh Rawat said the “United States ruled India for 200 years”.It was the third comment in a week for which Rawat has been trolled.Earlier, Rawat was trolled for his comment on ripped jeans and equating Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Lord Ram.“Who knows what would have happened to India had anyone else been the Prime Minister instead of Narendra Modi during this time. We would have been in a bad state. But the Prime Minister has gave…

First Lady Pay Obeisance To Deities At Puri Jagannath Temple

AchieversNews(22/3/2021): President Ram Nath Kovind and First Lady Savita Kovind today visited the Shree Jagannath Temple in Odisha’s Puri and paid obeisance to the deities amid tight security.The two reached the pilgrim town in a special helicopter around 9 am and were escorted to the shrine. Odisha Governor Prof. Ganeshi Lal and Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan were present with the President during the visit to the temple, which lasted for around 40 minutes.Security arrangements have been beefed up in Puri town in view of the President’s visit. All makeshift shops…

Voting Underway For 6 Municipal Councils

AchieversNews(20/3/2021): Voting was underway on Saturday in the elections to Goa’s six municipal councils and the prestigious Corporation of the City of Panaji.The state will also witness three bypolls, namely in one ward of the Sanquelim Municipal Council, one zila panchayat seat and in one village panchayat ward.According to Secretary of the State Election Commission Melvyn Vaz, 96,567 voters are eligible to cast their ballots in the elections.“A total of 423 candidates are contesting the elections to the six municipalities and one municipal corporation,” Vaz said.The vote count will take place…