Friday, 27 May, 2022
TopicBaijayant Jay Panda

Topic: Baijayant Jay Panda

OTV owner Panda accuses Patnaik govt of vendetta over ‘false cases’, police deny witch-hunt

OTV is owned by Jagi Mangat Panda, the wife of BJP vice-president Baijayant Panda, Naveen Patnaik's former BJD colleague.

Odisha journalist ‘arrested’, channel owned by BJP leader Jay Panda’s wife blames CM Patnaik

Police claim Ramesh Rath was arrested in connection with the circulation of an obscene video, but OTV claims it was for his ‘expose’ on Naveen Patnaik’s chopper run.

No more chicken biryani for Rs 65, food in Parliament canteen to lose subsidy cover

Without subsidy, the actual cost of food items served in Parliament canteen amount to Rs 17 crore in a year.

Baijayant ‘Jay’ Panda, who quit BJD amid anti-party allegations, joins BJP

Jay Panda, who owns an influential media empire, was a leading parliamentarian of the CM Naveen Patnaik-led BJD before he fell out with its leadership.

Democracy Wall: An MP who supports LGBTQ rights and a policewoman who rescued 953 children

The Democracy Wall in Mumbai's Somaiya Vidyavihar saw status quo being challenged with satire and the voices of tomorrow challenge today's leaders.

Aadhaar desperately needed, but shouldn’t be wantonly used: Lok Sabha MP Jay Panda

Despite being a vehement supporter of stricter privacy laws, the MP also openly supported Aadhaar. 

We asked Indian politicians for the best LOL moments of 2017

We asked some politicians to quote their most LOL moment the year. Here are some of the responses.

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Gita Heerabhai Rabbari and Vanita Kayabhai Rabbari teach students of classes 1 to 3 in the primary school of Angiya Nana village in Kachchh district. The school’s only teacher is handling administrative work in another room | Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

How India can make overworked teachers adapt to newer policies to fix learning loss in kids

There are many ways to design incentives in the public education space in India that can change classroom culture and the learning outcomes of children.

Gautam Adani’s food venture Adani Wilmar is best-performing IPO in Asia

The food company has almost tripled since its debut and outperformed 121 Asian initial public offerings worth over $100 million this year.


Representative image of Indian Army personnel | Commons

Army accuses Pakistan of ‘deceit under garb of LoC ceasefire’ as infiltration bid is foiled

Three terrorists were killed Thursday while they were attempting an infiltration into J&K's Keran sector from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.