All the three candidates of Odisha's ruling Biju Janata Dal were declared elected to the Rajya Sabha unopposed.
The BJP is "sinking quite fast", Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik said after the party faced poll reverses in the Lok Sabha and assembly by-polls in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar.
Leaders of 20 opposition parties tonight got together at a dinner hosted by Sonia Gandhi, where possibilities of putting up a united front to defeat the BJP.
Sonia will host a dinner which is likely to be attended by leaders of 17 opposition parties, amid talk of forging a broader front against BJP-led NDA ahead of LS polls.
Major opposition parties demanded a debate on the issue of 'bank fraud' in the LS tomorrow and told the government that other matters should be discussed only after that.
Hailing his party candidate Rita Sahus victory in Bijepur Assembly bypolls, Patnaik said the outcome of the polls would have an impact on the general elections in 2019.
BJD President and Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik expressed confidence that his party will win the by-election for the Bijepur Assembly seat by a good margin.
Vajpayee is the symbol of "multi-party democracy" as he always believed in taking everyone along, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said.
Dharmendra Pradhan urged Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik to review the state government's decision of not becoming part of the Centre's backward district development initiative.
Gadkari urged the Odisha govt to settle the Mahanadi water sharing dispute with Chhattisgarh through dialogue.
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