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Baijayant ‘Jay’ Panda

Employees Being Forced To Resign In Custody For Exposing Corruption In BJD Govt: OTV MD

Nov 22, 2020 Outlook Web Bureau

Jagi Mangat Panda, MD of Odisha's No 1 TV news channel and wife of Naveen Patnaik's bete noire Jay Panda, alleges that 20 false cases have been registered against OTV channel.

Spectre Of Witchhunt As Odia Channel's CFO Arrested For Alleged Fraud

Nov 01, 2020 Sandeep Sahu

OTV channel is owned by the family of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s friend-turned-foe Baijayant ‘Jay’ Panda, who joined BJP.

BJP's Jay Panda Shares Quora Post To Defend PM Modi's 'Cloud And Radar' Comment

Taking to Twitter, BJP leader Baijayant Jay Panda wrote that he was travelling on Sunday and therefore missed the "radar-Modi" controversy.

Why All Eyes In Odisha Are On Kendrapara In This Election

Apr 26, 2019 Sandeep Sahu

In the 19 years that Naveen has been in power, no leader has won a direct election after falling out with the BJD supremo.

'Jay Panda Spread Health Rumours For Political Gains', Says Naveen Patnaik

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik accused former BJD MP Jay Panda of spreading rumours about his ill-health.

08 March, 2019

Days After Joining BJP, Baijayanat Panda Appointed As Party National Vice-President

Outlook Web Bureau

Panda, a four-time member of Parliament, was elected to the Lok Sabha from Kendrapara constituency of Odisha in 2014. He was suspended from the BJD for "anti-party activities" on January 24, 2018.

04 March, 2019

The Challenges For Baijayant Panda As A BJP Man In Odisha

Sandeep Sahu

There is little doubt that Panda is a good ‘catch’ for the saffron party in Odisha ahead of the elections.

04 March, 2019

Former BJD Leader Baijayant Panda Joins BJP

Outlook Web Bureau

Panda met BJP chief Amit Shah and joined the party at its office in the national capital.

26 October, 2018

Opinion | Why Is Naveen Patnaik Being Let Off The Hook Over Abhijit Iyer-Mitra’s Detention?

Ruben Banerjee

Behind Naveen’s soft exterior lies a shrewd, clinical politician who is not necessarily nice. So the outrage over Iyer-Mitra’s detention should be directed against Naveen.

05 October, 2018

Odisha Police Gears Up To Arrest Abhijit Iyer-Mitra, Beefing Up Jail Security

Outlook Web Bureau

Abhijit Iyer-Mitra had allegedly made derogatory remarks against Odisha’s Konark temple during a recent trip to the state in the company of Baijayant Jay Panda, former MP of the ruling BJD.

20 September, 2018

Abhijit Iyer-Mitra Is Just A Collateral Damage, Real Target Is Jay Panda

Ruben Banerjee

Baijayant 'Jay' Panda, who had flown in his own helicopter along with Abhijit Iyer-Mitra and another Delhi-based journalist last week, had strong alibis backed with documentary evidence to disprove the police case.

20 September, 2018

Jay Panda Chopper Row : 'If Abhijit Iyer-Mitra's Action Was Stupid, What Odisha Govt Did Is Even More Stupid'

Sandeep Sahu

Journalist Abhijit Iyer-Mitra is in the eye of a storm for a series of tweets and statements that make fun of Odisha, its people and some of the revered symbols of Odia pride like the Sun Temple and the Lord Jagannath temple in Puri.

18 September, 2018

Why Target Jay Panda When Naveen And His Colleagues Also Flew Over Chilika?

Sandeep Sahu

Was the move prompted by politics rather than any real concern for ecology? Clearly, there is more to the case than meets the eye.

12 February, 2018

Baijayant Panda’s OTV Running 'Paid News' For BJP, BJD Writes To EC; Suspended MP Calls It 'Cheap Politics'

Outlook Web Bureau

Panda was suspended from the party in January as the BJD said the lawmaker from Kendrapara targeted the party for not nominating him for chairmanship of the standing committee of Finance due to conflict of interest.

26 January, 2018

Jay Panda Lied In Election Affidavit, Should Immediately Resign As Lok Sabha MP: BJD

Outlook Web Bureau

The party has accused him of concealing the fact that he is a paid employee and working as Vice-Chairman in IMFA

25 January, 2018

No Need For The BJP To Be Thrilled, Jay Panda Is Only A Twitter Tiger In Odisha Politics

Ashok Swain

Instead of BJP gloating over the prospect that Jay Panda might join its ranks, it should rather be worried that Naveen can cause a big exodus from the party in the state

24 January, 2018

BJD Suspends MP Baijayant Panda From Party’s Primary Membership

Outlook Web Bureau

Jay Panda targeted party for not nominating him for Chairmanship of the standing committee of Finance due to conflict of interest as vice-chairman of IMFA: BJD

18 September, 2017

Ruling BJD's 'Peaceful Hartal' In Odisha Turns Violent, Ambulances Re-Routed, Citizens Inconvenienced

Outlook Web Bureau

The police have reportedly assured that action will be taken if there are complaints lodged by the victims and that CCTV footage will be looked into.

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Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) workers clear a water logged road after heavy rainfall due to Cyclone Jawad, in Kolkata.

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A health worker checks details for COVID-19 tests of the passengers arriving from Rishikesh at the Bikaner railway station.

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Shops at a Muslim-dominated area of Dalmandi remain closed on the anniversary of the Babri Masjid demolition, in Varanasi.

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Resident doctors of Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital raise slogans during a protest in New Delhi.

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An elderly beneficiary reacts as she receives a Covid-19 vaccine dose amid fear of spreading of a new variant of the virus (Omicron), at a government hospital in Jalandhar.

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