While Akali Dal and LJP were won over, BJD
and AIADMK, although not NDA allies, too fell in line by staging a walkout during voting, thereby helping BJP secure the required numbers in Lok Sabha.
With the issue spiralling into a major controversy in Odisha and rocking the Assembly amid demands for Mohanty's arrest, the ruling BJD
leaders that initially described the case as a family affair, appealed to Mr.
There is no desire from cattle producers and the government to change its current approach to eradicating BJD
from Queensland and we are listening to the industry," Mr McVeigh said.
The polls in Odisha bears some importance as the regional party BJD
first named Sangma as a Presedential candidate and Naveen Patnaik was with Sangma in all major events.
There were allegations of a trade- off with BJD
promising BJP- led NDA much needed support in the Rajya Sabha where it has seven MPs.
Karat was also critical of the BJD
government headed by Naveen Patnaik in Odisha.
One of the reasons being cited for the Left Front's attempt to explore possibility for revival of the Third Front is its eagerness to regain the prominence it enjoyed in national politics and to prevent formation of a Federal Front that its arch-rival and West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress was exploring with the JD-D and BJD
The Biju Janata Dal ( BJD
) seems to be getting close to its former ally BJP once again.
Advani informed that the NDA will also seek support of parties such as AIADMK, BJD
and others to support Jaswant Singh.
Talcher, April 28 -- More than 1,000 BJD
supporters, led by former Talcher MLA Mahesh Sahoo, blocked roads, squatted on railway tracks and caused all mines, plants, banks, markets, offices in Talcher to remain closed on Tuesday during the 12-hour bandh called by 13 political parties against escalating prices of essential commodities in the country.
Though the BJD
had supported the government bill, it had expressed its concern over the removal of the consent clause, which mandated industrialists to seek nod of 80 percent farmers before their land could be acquired.
The Bill which proposes merging of some villages and mandals of Telangana with Seemandhra was passed in the Lok Sabha earlier today, amidst opposition from TRS, BJD
and some other parties.