Tag: Chief Minister

Oppn doing cheap politics over Pari murder case: CM Naveen Patnaik in Assembly
Oppn doing cheap politics over Pari murder case: CM Naveen Patnaik in Assembly

BJD leader Debi Prasad Mishra said that political statements should be confined to election issues. “Our priority is the development of the state. Sensitive issues should not be sensationalised. It will damage the reputation of the state. That should not be done. The Chief Minister has appealed to the opposition parties to carry forward the development works,” he added.   

  • Wednesday, 07 February 2024
Bhajan Lal Sharma takes oath as Raj CM, Diya Kumari & Bairwa deputy CMs
Bhajan Lal Sharma takes oath as Rajasthan CM, Diya Kumari & Prem Chand Bairwa deputy CMs

Bhajan Lal is the first CM in the state who took oath on his birthday.

  • Friday, 15 December 2023
Bus owners resent Odisha govt’s plan to run Mo Buses on new routes
Bus owners resent Odisha govt’s plan to run Mo Buses on new routes

Debendra Sahoo, general secretary of Bus Owners Association lamented that the planning to operate MO buses and LAccMI buses on various inter-city routes will make it difficult for private bus operators to survive.

  • Thursday, 07 December 2023
Pramod Bhagat
Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik announces Rs 2 crore cash award for Asian Para Games champ Pramod Bhagat

Bhagat clinched a gold medal on Friday in the para-badminton men’s singles SL3 event in the ongoing Asian Para Games. Bhagat secured the gold after a hard-fought victory against his peer Nitesh Kumar. 

  • Friday, 27 October 2023
Twitter War Breaks Out Between Rajasthan CM and PMO During PM Modi’s Visit To The State

An intense Twitter broke war between Rajasthan, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and Prime Minister's Office over Gehlot's supposed presence at launch event of various development projects in Rajasthan's Sikar.

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  • Thursday, 27 July 2023
Siddaramaiah takes oath as CM
Siddaramaiah, Shivakumar take oath as new Karnataka CM, DyCM

Siddaramaiah and D.K. Shivakumar on Saturday took oath as the new Karnataka Chief Minister and Deputy Chief Minister, respectively, at the swearing in ceremony of the new Congress government in the state.

  • Saturday, 20 May 2023
Poster War begins in Karnataka
All eyes on CM post; poster war erupts in Karnataka

Supporters of Siddaramaiah and D.K. Shivakumar have started claiming that their leader should be made the CM. Huge posters have come up in front of the residences of both the leaders.

  • Sunday, 14 May 2023
Police complaint against dog for tearing Andhra CM's poster

A group of women filed a complaint with the police in Vijayawada after a video of a dog tearing the chief minister's poster on a house wall went viral on social media.

  • Thursday, 13 April 2023
BJD MLA Soumya Ranjan Patnaik
'It’s now tough to meet CMs' - BJD MLA Soumya Patnaik’s statement triggers speculations

While addressing a gathering at the Law College as a guest, the scribe-cum-politician stated that law is equal for the Prime Minister and even a constable, but it is practically impossible to meet the Chief Ministers.

  • Sunday, 26 February 2023
MK Stalin
M.K. Stalin elected unopposed as DMK Chief for second time

Stalin appointed his younger sister Kanimozhi Karunanidhi to the post of Deputy General secretary of the party.

  • Sunday, 09 October 2022
Woman ends life after obscene video goes viral; Congress launches protest

Angul: Congress activists of the Angul unit today burnt the effigy of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik in Bantala area of Angul district demanding arrest of the youth who allegedly posted of an obscene video of a woman following which she ended her life. The agitators alleged that Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has failed to provide […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
CM urges Centre to set up HC benches in western, southern Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today wrote to Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad and reiterated demand for establishment of permanent benches of the Orissa High Court in Western and Southern part of the State. In his letter, Patnaik requested the Centre to take an early decision regarding establishment of the HC benches in […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
CM Naveen puts forth slew of demands before 15th Finance Commission

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today presented before the 15th Finance Commission a slew of demands while suggesting an increase in tax devolution from 42% to 50% and cess and surcharges as part of the divisible pool here. During a meeting with 15th Finance Commission Chairman NK Singh and members of the commission, the […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
Demand for action against State Minister Pradeep Maharathy grows louder

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Pradesh Mahila Congress today gave an ultimatum of two days to Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik for dismissal of Agriculture Minister Pradeep Maharathy from the State Cabinet following the latter’s remarks on Pipili gang rape and murder verdict. President of the Mahila Congress, Sumitra Jena, said if the Chief Minister fails to take […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
BJD seeks donation from MLAs, MPs to bolster party war chest ahead of elections

Bhubaneswar: In a bid to augment party’s war chest ahead of the 2019 elections, BJD president and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today asked party legislators and MPs to donate at least one month’s salary to the party. In a letter to BJD office bearers, legislators and MPs, on the occasion of 21st foundation day of […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021