BJP accused both BJD and Congress of having an unholy nexus to bail out each other. The saffron party also asked the ruling BJD to come out with clear agenda on what ideology the party will fight 2014 elections.

Not comfortable with idea of Modi becoming PM: Odisha CM

Patnaik while participating in an interaction programme had stated that he was not comfortable with the idea of Modi as PM. Odisha Chief Minister had also said that the upcoming general election will be on the basis of ideology and not on the basis of personality of leaders.

Congress' door always open for Naveen Patnaik: Shashi Tharoor

"Shashi Tharoor's recent comment that there is no ideological difference between the BJD and the Congress is nothing more than luring the BJD for a possible coalition. Does Naveen dare to make it clear that on what ideology the 2014 election will be held?" BJP spokesman and former president Suresh Pujari said.

Pujari alleged that Patnaik wants to repay its debts to Congress, which bailed him out while seeking a vote of confidence on the floor of the House after BJP pulled out from the alliance in 2009.


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