Tag: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik

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
Op-Ed: Modi-Naveen meeting, a significant encounter

By Ashutosh Mishra Bhubaneswar: On his first visit to Delhi after taking up the reins of the state for the fifth time chief minister, Naveen Patnaik is scheduled to meet Prime Minister, Narendra Modi. This is no ordinary meeting. To begin with this will be their first meeting after taking charge of their respective offices […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
Validation of cyclone hit Bhubaneswar city vendors begins

Bhubaneswar: A month-and-a-half after the cyclone Fani battered Odisha, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) Wednesday started validating a list of the city’s street vendors affected by the calamity in order to provide each of them an assistance of Rs 10,000, officials said. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik had announced last month that about 30,000 street vendors […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
Odisha Lokayukta appeals people to make State corruption-free

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Lokayukta chairperson Justice Ajit Singh on Monday urged the people of the state to make Odisha a corruption-free state by filing complaints against corrupt government officials directly. Addressing a press meet, Justice Singh said, the people of the state should not become victims of corruption and should file complaints against government officials involved […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
Odisha reduces bonus for kendu Leaf pluckers, binders

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government today reduced the bonus for kendu leaf pluckers from 100% to 50%, while for binders, the bonus was slashed from 20% to 10%. The decision regarding the same was taken at a meeting of the Kendu Leaf Development Board chaired by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. The bonus was reduced on account […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
Implement OBC quota in jobs, education: Pradhan to Patnaik

Bhubaneswar: Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Thursday requested Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to implement Other Backward Classes (OBC) quota in government jobs and educational institutions. In a letter, Pradhan requested the Chief Minister to implement reservation provisions for OBCs and Social and Economically Backward Classes (SEBCs) in government jobs and educational institutions in […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021