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Dama Rout puts speculations to rest, joins BJP

New Delhi: Putting rest to all speculations, Damador Rout on Thursday evening joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) at the party headquarters in New Delhi.
The senior leader joined the saffron party in the presence of several senior leaders of the party including the state carders of the party.Earlier, Rout, who was expelled from the BJD, had hinted at joining either the saffron party or Congress if any such offers come in his way.He had also stated that although he tried to float a new political party against the ruling BJD, he could not succeed.

Thunderstorm and rainfall alert for 9 Odisha dists

Bhubaneswar: The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) regional centre here issued thunderstorm and rainfall alert for nine districts of Odisha till ...

Ganja consignment seized from Badambadi, two held

Cuttack: Excise sleuths have seized a ganja consignment from Badambadi Bus Stand in Cuttack and arrested two persons involved in illegal trade on Satu...

BJD's first parliamentary party meeting held

Bhubaneswar: Biju Janata Dal's first parliamentary party meeting was held on Sunday at the residence of Odisha Chief Minister (Naveen Niwas) in Bhuban...

18 hurt as bus hits roadside tree on NH 56

Sonepur: At least 18 persons received injuries after the bus they were travelling dashed into a roadside tree near Basudevpali on NH-56 (Khurda-Bolang...