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Odisha police forcing OTV employees into resigning even though in custody: Jay Panda

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Odisha police forcing OTV staff into resigning while in custody: Jay Panda

A day just after Republic Television Editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami was produced from jail, BJP chief Baijayant Jay Panda took to Twitter to allege that, like the Maharashtra Authorities, Odisha authorities is also exploiting its offices and violating thanks course of action to clamp down on the media organisation Odisha Television (OTV).

Just after investing 8 times in jail for a shut 2018 abetment of suicide circumstance, Republic TV’s Editor-in-chief was released from Taloja jail yesterday evening. Though Arnab Goswami was granted interim bail by the apex court docket, the channel’s Assistant Vice President Ghanshyam Singh continues to be at the rear of bars in link with the so-called TRP scam. Scientist and columnist Anand Ranganathan took to Twitter to express his angst at the unchecked destructive marketing campaign of the Maharashtra point out machinery that is determined to falsely target and desperately implicate Republic Television and its associates.

Replying to the columnist, the national vice president and spokesperson of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Baijayant Jay Panda, disclosed how a similar witch-hunt was remaining carried out by the Naveen Patnaik led Odisha Govt in opposition to Odisha Tv (OTV).

The BJP leader alleged that the Odisha Law enforcement, working at the behest of Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik were being ‘illegally’ arresting OTV executives and daunting them into resigning when in custody. He stated that the time these arrested staff choose to organize for their bail is utilised by the Odisha police to threaten and coerce them into quitting the channel.

For the uninitiated, Odisha Tv (OTV) is headed by Baijayant Jay Panda’s spouse Jagi Mangat Panda. Jay Panda was with Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik’s Biju Janata Dal for nearly two decades as an MP in advance of leaving in 2018 and joining the BJP.

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We have before documented how OTV MD Jagi Mangat Panda has alleged that her organisation is staying qualified for coverage of the Naveen Patnaik Government’s alleged corruption. Not too long ago, on November 10, Randhir Singh, father of Jagi Mangat Panda experienced issued a video charm to the Union Property Minister of India, Amit Shah, trying to get protection from the excesses of the police officials in opposition to his family and workers at the channel’s studio in Sarua, Khordha, less than the pretext of carrying an investigation into a land difficulty.

It is pertinent to observe here that at the web site in-charge at Sarua, Anirudhha Panda was arrested by a group of policemen at 3 AM on Tuesday. The posse of about 15-20 law enforcement officers experienced reportedly climbed the boundary walls of the studio and hustled away Panda in the lifeless of the night time without providing any purpose.

Previous month, Ramesh Rath is a senior reporter with Odisha Tv (OTV) was allegedly arbitrarily picked up by a group of policemen barely a number of hundred metres from his residence and was not allowed any communication, even with his spouse and children members. The channel experienced dubbed the arrest as a fallout of Rath reporting about Naveen Patnaik’s chopper run to evaluate the flood circumstance in the condition. The Odisha police excesses, nonetheless, did not stop at this. A day soon after Rath’s arrest, a team of police had reportedly arrived at the business of the channel to research without having warrants for the identical, OTV had said.

Right before this other two staff members working for the channel ended up also arrested. Rath and the other two were arrested in as a lot of as 20 conditions, leaving very little doubt amongst a lot of of the state-sponsored harassment towards the corporation staff.

The Odisha Govt has levelled a host of allegations in opposition to OTV and its affiliate organisations. OTV MD Jagi Mangat Panda experienced in a push release before, asked the Odisha govt to examine all the allegations levelled in opposition to them but asked him to cease harassing the workforce, forcing quite a few to tender their resignations.

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Yogi Adityanath retains roadshow in Hyderabad in advance of Municipal election

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Yogi Adityanath holds roadshow in Hyderabad ahead of Municipal election

With the Larger Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) polls round the corner, the senior leaders of BJP have taken up the duty to guide the campaign for the occasion in Hyderabad. A working day right after bash president JP Nadda participated in a huge roadshow from Kothapet to Nagole crossroads, Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath held a roadshow in Malkajgiri area of Hyderabad on Saturday. The roadshow led by the Uttar Pradesh CM attracted a horde of men and women. Photographs shared by news agency ANI clearly show how Yogi Aditynath’s cavalcade was being adopted by thousands of get together supporters.

Subsequent the roadshow, Yogi Aditynath dealt with a community assembly at Shah Ali Banda in Hyderabad’s old city, which is acknowledged as a base of All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM).

UP CM Yogi Adityanath the 2nd most sought after campaigner for Bihar election

It may perhaps be recalled below that after PM Modi, UP CM Yogi Adityanath was the most sought soon after campaigner for the recently concluded Bihar elections. Moreover, his marketing campaign rally all through the Gujarat, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh and Delhi polls had also attracted massive crowds.

‘Would not rest until eventually the ‘lotus’ blooms in Telangana’: JP Nadda from Hyderabad polls

On Friday, BJP Nationwide President JP Nadda experienced despatched out a sturdy concept to the ruling TRS get together, stating that he would not relaxation right up until the ‘lotus’ blooms in Telangana and that he would go any place to put an conclusion to a corrupt and dynastic rule. Nadda alleged that the TRS leaders are looting the resources sanctioned by the Central authorities.

Afterwards, at an intellectual conference in Hyderabad, Nadda had said that Yogi Adityanath in his general public tackle is likely to converse on the ‘Razakars’ who were the private militia of Nizam and experienced options to make the Nizam accede his princely condition to Pakistan as a substitute of India. Appealing to the persons of Hyderabad to vote for the BJP, he said: “If you pour drinking water in a vessel which has a gap underneath it, it will in no way fill to the brim. Here, you require a potent vessel (federal government) without having any holes and it is possible only by BJP.”

Amit Shah to visit Hyderabad, Telangana

Tomorrow, BJP senior leader and Union House Minister Amit Shah will get there in Hyderabad and is scheduled to commence his working day with a visit to the Bhagyalakshmi temple that stands abutting the 429-yr-old Charminar. Shah’s visit to the temple tomorrow will be followed by a roadshow in Sanath Nagar, Khairatabad and Jubilee Hills constituency.

Voting will be held in 150 wards in the GHMC polls on December 1. The effects will be declared on December 4. In the very last GHMC election, TRS gained in 99 wards. AIMIM received 44, with the remaining seven awards won by other functions and Independents.

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