Tag: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik

Members unhappy over delay in celebration of Gandhi's 150th birth anniversary

Bhubaneswar: Members cutting across party lines on Monday expressed displeasure in the Odisha Assembly over delay in beginning of the celebrations marking the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi in a big way. The issue was raised by Congress Legislature Party leader Narasingha Mishra during Zero Hour which was supported by the MLAs of his […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
Shivraj Singh Chouhan Takes Jibe At Naveen Patnaik

Bhubaneswar: Coming down heavily on Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, Convener of BJP’s national membership drive and former Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan today said that even after ruling the State for 20 years, Patnaik still cannot speak the language of the Odia people. “Even a stone could have learnt to speak Odia in […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
Bed-Ridden Odisha Girl Pens Emotional Death Wish

Malkangiri: After struggling from an unknown disease for last 13 years, Champa Kalakura, a girl from Sagriguda village in the district has written a heart-wrenching letter to Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik seeking permission to end her life. According to reports, Champa sustained a severe health setback while studying in class VII in 2006. Her family […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
Odisha CM Assures Christian Community- 'I Am With All Of You'

Bhubaneswar: Amid criticisms over BJD’s support to Citizen (Amendment) Bill (CAA), Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday sought to remind the members of the Christian community that he would continue to support them. Patnaik’s assertion assumes significance at a time when fingers were being raised at his secular credentials as his party backed the […]

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021
E-Certificate Project: Now Get Caste, Residence Certificates Online In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: As part of 5T model of governance of revenue and disaster management department, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday launched e-Certificate portal and PAUTI App for smartphone users. Through the new gateway, people can now get several official documents like caste certificate and permanent residence certificates online without visiting Tehsil offices. CM Naveen […]

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021
CM Naveen Patnaik Inaugurates Tribal School & Various Projects Worth Rs 200 Crore In Odisha

Baripada: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday inaugurated a residential school for tribal students and launched various developmental projects worth more than Rs 200 crore in Mayurbhanj district. The chief minister emphasized the need of education for the deprived tribal population of Mayurbhanj district and hoped the newly set up institute will usher in a […]

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021
Column: Will 'Samridhi' Actually Make Farmers Prosperous?

By Ashutosh Mishra Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has unveiled the state’s new agriculture policy, ‘Samridhi’ stating that it is aimed at augmenting farmers’ income and enhancing the use of technology in farming. Launching the policy Patnaik also sought to bring KALIA, his flagship scheme for farmers, into focus saying that it had given them dignity […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
Sitaram Yechury Urges Naveen Patnaik Not To Allow NPR In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury on Thursday termed the National Population Register (NPR) exercise as a precursor of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) and urged Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik not to allow it in Odisha. As governments of 13 states including Odisha have already announced not to allow NRC and six chief ministers […]

  • Monday, 19 April 2021
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Odisha Govt Announces 5% DA Hike For Employees

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday announced a hike of 5 per cent Dearness Allowance (DA) for government employees. The DA hike will be implemented with retrospective effect from January 1, 2020, said a statement from the Chief Minister’s Office. The decision will benefit around 3.5 lakh state government employees, said sources. The state […]

  • Monday, 19 April 2021
Odisha All Set To Host First Edition Of Khelo India Games

Bhubaneswar: Odisha is all set to host the first edition of Khelo India University Games (KIUG) beginning tomorrow .i.e. February 22. Preparations for the extravaganza have reached its final leg in both Cuttack and Bhubaneswar. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik will inaugurate the tournament at Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium in Cuttack tomorrow and ahead of its […]

  • Monday, 19 April 2021
BJD Hopes Passage Of Women's Reservation Bill In Lok Sabha: Odisha CM

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday said the BJD would certainly press for passage of the women’s reservation bill in the Parliament. “Yes, indeed. We wish that the women’s reservation bill be passed,” Patnaik said while replying to a question during an interaction in Bhubaneswar. The chief minister said the Biju Janata Dal strongly […]

  • Monday, 19 April 2021
PM Modi CM Naveen discussion on COVID-19
PM Modi, CM Naveen Wish People On Good Friday Amid COVID19 Crisis

Bhubaneswar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi remembered Jesus Christ on Good Friday, saying he devoted his life to serve others.”Lord Christ devoted his life to serving others. His courage and righteousness stand out and so does his sense of justice,” Modi wrote on Twitter. He said we should remember Lord Christ and his commitment to truth, […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
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COVID-19 Lockdown: Odisha Allows E-Commerce Platforms To Resume Operations

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Monday said e-commerce and online platforms can resume operations in the second phase of the COVID-19 lockdown beginning from April 15. Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Pradeep Jena said that home delivery of all kinds of products and courier services by platforms like Amazon, Flipkart, Blue Dart, DTDC and BigBasket will […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021
COVID-19 Lockdown: First Lot Of Odia Migrants From Surat Reach Odisha After 60-Hour Journey

Ganjam: As many as 217 Odia migrants who were stuck in Gujarat’s Surat amid the nationwide lockdown following COVID-19 outbreak have finally arrived in Ganjam today after a journey of over 60 hours. As per reports, the first lot of stranded migrants from Surat boarded in four buses on Monday and reached Seragad and Dharakot […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021
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Not Feasible To Operate With 50% Seat Occupancy: Odisha Bus Owners

Bhubaneswar: The All Odisha Private Bus Owners’ Association today decided not to ply buses in the Green Zones citing that it will be unprofitable and unfeasible to operate with 50 per cent seat occupancy as stipulated by the COVID19 lockdown guidelines. Clarifying its stance, treasurer of the association, Barada Acharya said though Odisha government was […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021