Tag: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik

Pradhan targets Odisha govt during 'Jabab Maguchhi Odisha' programme

Bhubaneswar: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today came down heavily on the State government and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik alleging failure in addressing several issues in Odisha. “Women are not safe in the State, unemployment is at all time high, conditon of tribals is worse and it is better not to talk about farmers so it […]

  • Friday, 18 June 2021
Concerns raised over BJD’s 2019 poll prospects following high profile exits

Bhubaneswar: With one after another high profile leaders deserting the ruling-BJD camp, now concerns being raised over the prospects of the party during upcoming 2019 elections. After the exits of leaders like Rama Ranjan Baliarsing, Jayram Pangi, former Kendrapara MP and senior leader Jay Panda, ouster of senior leader Damodar Rout and recently resignation of […]

  • Friday, 18 June 2021
Odisha CM grievance cell
Bilaspur jail inmate issues death threat to Odisha CM Patnaik for 'public attention'

Bhubaneswar: A letter issuing death threat to Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik was traced to have been sent by an inmate of Bilaspur district jail, a police official said Monday. The prisoner, Pushpendra Nath Chouhan (40), who had demanded Rs 50 crore from Patnaik confessed to have done it to garner “public attention” A letter […]

  • Friday, 18 June 2021
Bhubaneswar airport
Odisha CM seeks introduction of Bhubaneswar -Surat direct flight

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today urged the Civil Aviation ministry to introduce direct flight services between Odisha’s capital city and Surat citing that a sizeable population of non-resident Odias reside in Gujarat. In a letter to Union Minister of Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu, CM Naveen said since there is no direct air connectivity […]

  • Friday, 18 June 2021
Op-Ed: Forget Resting In Peace, Kunduli Girl!

Dear Kunduli Girl, Why did you do it? Why did you cook up the utterly baseless, mischievous and malicious story about your gang rape? Why did you try to malign our security forces, who are fighting the dreaded Maoists braving the hostile terrain, enduring immense hardships and risking their lives and limbs so that you […]

  • Thursday, 10 June 2021
Odisha Demands Long-Term Solutions To Cyclone As PM Modi Holds Yaas Review
Odisha Demands Long-Term Solutions To Cyclone As PM Modi Holds Yaas Review

Odisha government today sought central assistance to strengthen the infrastructure for a long-term solution to natural disasters especially tropical cyclones during a review meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi here over damages caused by Cyclone ‘Yaas’ that battered north Odisha two days ago. 

  • Friday, 28 May 2021
Odisha govt intentionally delaying justice to chit fund victims: Dharmendra Pradhan

Bhubaneswar: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Sunday trained his guns at Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik alleging that the ruling BJD is deliberately delaying the process to refund the hard earned money of innocent people duped in the chit fund scam. Expressing concerns over the inordinate delay in refund of money, Pradhan said that the […]

  • Tuesday, 04 May 2021
State Bar Council urges CM Naveen to fulfill slew of demands for welfare of lawyers

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha State Bar Council on Wednesday put forth a series of demands before Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik for the welfare of as many 60,000 lawyers across the State. In a letter to the CM, the Bar Council said, “Odisha Government has done a lot for professionals like doctors, engineers, lecturers, teachers, journalists whereas […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
Naveen's address continues to be laced with centre's neglect issue

Rayagada/Gajapati: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday lashed out at the BJP-led Central Government for neglecting the people of Odisha while providing assistance for the damage caused by the severe cyclonic storm ‘Titli’ in October last year. Addressing poll meeting in Gunupur, Naveen alleged that the Centre was unfair in providing Cyclone Titli assistance to […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
Covid-19 Review: Odisha CM Naveen Stresses On Timely Supply Of Oxygen, Medicines
Odisha CM Announces Working Journalists As Frontline Covid Warriors

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday declared all the working journalists in the State as frontline Covid warriors. The decision will benefit 6944 working journalists of the State.…

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
Jay Panda once again in CM Naveen’s narrative, says ‘reconciliation with Panda didn’t work’

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik continued his tirade against his former BJD colleague Baijayant ‘Jay’ Panda while speaking to news agency ANI today. He also stated that though he tried a reconciliation with the former parliamentarian, “it didn’t work.” In the interview, Patnaik listed out three reasons for snapping ties with former Kendrapara MP […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
Protesting Odisha farmer tries to lie down in front of CM's Naveen's carcade

Jagatsinghpur: Members of Naba Nirman Krushak Sangathan (NNKS) on Monday opposed Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s visit to Jagatsinghpur as a mark of protest against their unfulfilled demands. While the CM and BJD president was returning to his helipad after addressing  an election rally  held at Nabakrushna Choudhury stadium in Jagatsinghpur, NNKS’s state  co-coordinator Rasmhi Ranjan […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
Cyclone Fani: PM Modi reviews preparedness; issues directions

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday chaired a high-level meeting to review preparedness for cyclone Fani, which is going to hit Odisha and some other eastern coastal states on Friday, and instructed senior officers of the union government to ensure preventive measures and effective relief and rescue operations. At the meeting, he directed the […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
Cyclone Fani: Death toll across Odisha rises up to 64

Bhubaneswar: The toll due to Cyclone Fani, which left a trail of destruction and devastation through coastal Odisha as it hit the state on May 3, has increased to 64, a official report said on Sunday. A Cyclone Situation Report released from the office of Special Relief Commissioner said that while 39 deaths have been […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
Op-Ed: The Succession Question

By Ashutosh Mishra Bhubandeswar: Chief minister and Biju Janata Dal supremo, Naveen Patnaik has sought to seize the high moral ground by categorically asserting that no one from his family would succeed him in politics. He has also made it clear that his successor would emerge from within the party. That, however, is easier said […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021