Pradeep Pattanayak

Pradeep Pattanayak

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Pradeep Pattanayak is a Senior Sub-Editor associated with Odisha Television Limited. He has more than 10 years of experience in the field of journalism. He has been writing on many topics like art ...more

Pradeep Pattanayak is a Senior Sub-Editor associated with Odisha Television Limited. He has more than 10 years of experience in the field of journalism. He has been writing on many topics like art and culture, heritage, entertainment, politics etc.

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BJD least bothered about OBC, alleges Opposition in Odisha
BJD least bothered about OBC, alleges Opposition in Odisha

The report is learnt to have been submitted to the government. However, the Odisha government is yet to make the report public. 

Odisha Legislative Assembly’s monsoon session ends a day ahead of schedule  
Odisha Legislative Assembly’s monsoon session ends a day ahead of schedule  

The Monsoon session began on September 22 and was scheduled to end on October 4. 

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik clears air on ‘Shraddha’, issues statement in Assembly
Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik clears air on ‘Shraddha’, issues statement in Assembly

In a statement in the Odisha Assembly, Patnaik said, "Shraddha is his physiotherapist. He also said that his sister late Gita Mehta had sent her to take care of his physical fitness."   

Kendrapara’s famous sweetmeat 'Rasabali’ gets GI tag 
Kendrapara’s famous sweetmeat 'Rasabali’ gets GI tag

As the long-awaited news broke the people of Kendrapara in particular and of Odisha in general started celebrating.

LoP Jayanarayan Mishra and BJD MLA Rohit Pujari come face-to-face over NH 55 
LoP Jayanarayan Mishra and BJD MLA Rohit Pujari come face-to-face over NH 55 

While MLA Pujari accused LoP Mishra of keeping mum on the tardy progress of expansion work, the latter advised the former to think about his coal percentage. 

698 elephants, 48 leopards, 7 tigers died in Odisha between 2015 and 2023: Forest Minister 
698 elephants, 48 leopards, 7 tigers died in Odisha between 2015 and 2023: Forest Minister 

Forest and Environment Minister Pradip Amat informed the House that the elephants and the big cats died due to several reasons including diseases, electrocution, train accidents, road accidents, poaching and poisoning. 

Two injured in car-bike collision in Bhubaneswar, biker critical  
Two injured in car-bike collision in Bhubaneswar, biker critical  

According to eyewitnesses, the bike rider was taking a U-turn near Utkal Hospital when a speeding car hit him from behind. The car dragged the biker for at least 100 meters. 

Bhubaneswar hit-and-run victim identified, body handed over to family 
Bhubaneswar hit-and-run victim identified, body handed over to family 

Four days after the incident, the police identified the deceased and handed over the body to Dinabandhu’s wife. 

Villagers intensify agitation against proposed liquor shop in Odisha’s Kendrapara 
Villagers intensify agitation against proposed liquor shop in Odisha’s Kendrapara 

The residents of Hatasahi Panchayat have been opposing the government’s decision to allow a liquor outlet in the Panchayat.

CM Naveen Patnaik gets upset on stage during BJD's Jan Sampark Padayatra in Bhubaneswar  
CM Naveen Patnaik gets upset on stage during BJD's Jan Sampark Padayatra in Bhubaneswar  

CM Naveen was seen getting irritated over a BJD badge being pinned onto his shirt and a party scarf being tied around his neck at the Jan Sampark Padayatra meeting dais in the Ekamra Assembly...

Soumya Ranjan Patnaik met Union Home Minister Amit Shah: BJP's Jayanarayan Mishra  
Soumya Ranjan Patnaik met Union Home Minister Amit Shah: BJP's Jayanarayan Mishra  

Leader of Opposition (LoP) Jayanarayan Mishra said he received information that Patnaik has met Union Home Minister Amit Shah. 

Two BJD groups clash during ‘Jan Sampark Padyatra’ in Odisha’s Cuttack 
Two BJD groups clash during ‘Jan Sampark Padyatra’ in Odisha’s Cuttack 

The scene soon took an ugly turn as both sides engaged in a scuffle. The situation came to such a pass that police had to intervene to bring the situation under control. 

Odisha govt’s tall claims to make SCB Cuttack world-class fall flat
Odisha govt’s tall claims to make SCB Cuttack world-class fall flat

There was no power from 5 am to 7 pm on Saturday, forcing the doctors to treat patients in mobile torch light. 

Expelled Remuna MLA’s appearance in BJD meeting leaves workers miffed in Balasore
Expelled Remuna MLA’s appearance in BJD meeting leaves workers miffed in Balasore

While addressing the meeting, BJD’s Balasore district vice president Prabhat Biswal said the meeting had been conducted the way district observer Pratap Deb had directed.

Old age pension of Rs 500 - A drop in ocean for elderly people in Odisha
Old age pension of Rs 500 - A drop in ocean for elderly people in Odisha

At the dusk of their lives, they have none to look after them. In such a situation, this elderly couple depends on the Rs 500 they receive under Madhubabu Pension Yojana, which is, they say,...

Series loot of gold ornaments from 3 temples in Odisha sparks anger
Series loot of gold ornaments from 3 temples in Odisha sparks anger

The targeted three temples are Maa Basuli temple, Maa Tarini temple and Maa Mangala temple. 

Man fakes kidnap drama to embezzle finance company’s money in Odisha, held
Man fakes kidnap drama to embezzle finance company’s money in Odisha, held

In order to make his kidnap drama appear genuine, he had left his bike and slippers by the roadside before going into hiding.  

Gaon Sathi workers prostrate, sweep road to draw government’s attention in Bhubaneswar 
Gaon Sathi workers prostrate, sweep road to draw government’s attention in Bhubaneswar 

As the government didn’t pay any heed to their demand, the workers devised unique protests to draw the attention of the government. 

Odisha’s excise revenue increased by 368 percent in 10 years
Odisha’s excise revenue increased by 368 percent in 10 years

Replying to a written question by BJP MLA Kusum Tete, Minister Patra said the state collected Rs 1379.91 crore excise revenue in 2011-12. In 2022-23, the collection has gone up to Rs 6455.06 crore, an...

‘Mental disorder’ remark against LoP expunged from Odisha Assembly records
‘Mental disorder’ remark against LoP expunged from Odisha Assembly records

With no escape in sight, the ruling party had to make a U-Turn and expunged the remark from the proceedings of the House immediately after an all-party meeting. 

Pradeep Pattanayak is a Senior Sub-Editor associated with Odisha Television Limited. He has more than 10 years of experience in the field of journalism. He has been writing on many topics like art and culture, heritage, entertainment, politics etc.

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