Tag: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik

41 projects under Parvati Giri Mega Lift Irrigation inaugurated

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated as many as 41 projects of Parvati Giri Mega Lift Irrigation today. “We have been able to provide irrigation to more than 7 Lakh hectares and shortly we will be able irrigate 3 lakh hectares more through various schemes,” said Patnaik while inaugurating the projects via video conferencing from […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
OPCC Chief targets CM Naveen over utilisation of DMF fund

Bhubaneswar: A day after BJD slammed the Centre for maintaining double standards in its much-hyped ‘aspirational districts’ programme, Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) president Niranjan Patnaik trained his guns on Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik over utilisation of the the District Mineral Foundation (DMF) fund for development of districts identified under the programme in the State. […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Paree Pain Katha Tiye: Odisha CM Naveen flags off 'Paree Express'

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today flagged off specially-designed vehicles named ‘Paree Express’ as part of a 15-day awareness campaign ‘Paree Pain Katha Tiye’ against child sexual abuse. The 15 specially-designed vehicles will roll across the State and spread awareness on rising incidents of sexual assaults against minor girls and women. The logo and theme […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Ruling-BJD inducting people with gangster Tito links: BJP

Bhubaneswar: A day after hundreds of Congress and BJP supporters from Kendrapara district joined the BJD; the Odisha unit of the saffron party today alleged that the ruling party president and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik is inducting members without proper scrutiny.  BJP spokesperson Sajjan Sharma today alleged that CM Naveen is busy inducting people […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Kendrapara BJD chief seeks MP Baijayant Panda's dismissal from party

Bhubaneswar: BJD’s Kendrapara district unit president Dhruba Charan Sahu met Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at Naveen Niwas today seeking dismissal of Kendrapara MP Baijayant Panda from the primary membership of the party. Sahu alleged that Panda received Rs 12 crore as salary from Indian Metals & Ferro Alloys Limited (IMFA) which he did not mention […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Odisha Police celebrates 83rd Formation Day 2018

Cuttack: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik took salute of a ceremonial parade organised to mark the 83rd Formation Day of Odisha Police in Cuttack today. During the ocassion, Patnaik awarded cash prizes to police personnel for their exceptional services and also felicitated some retired officers. “As the 83rd Odisha Police Formation Day is celebrated along with  […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
CM poll expenses anomaly case: Petitioner seeks ECI's apology in SC for delay

Bhubaneswar: RTI activist Subash Mohapatra today issued an ultimatum to the Election Commission of India (ECI) and demanded that the commission should tender an apology to Supreme Court for not expediting inquiry into alleged anomaly in the poll expenses data furnished by Hinjlikatu MLA and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. Speaking to OTV, Mohapatra said Election […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Cuttack girl molested in moving train, seeks CMO help

Cuttack: Safety of women has again come under scanner after a girl student was allegedly molested on a moving train in Odisha. The victim, a law student was travelling to Kharagpur from Cuttack railway station in Jan Shatabdi Express on March 25 when a middle-aged man tried to touch her ‘inappropriately.’ As per sources, the […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Bhartruhari not at fault; just following orders from 3rd Floor: Baijayant Panda

Bhubaneswar: BJD’s parliamentary party leader Bhartruhari Mahtab is innocent; he is just following orders of  Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s private secretary VK Pandian, tweeted Kendrapara MP Baijayant Panda today. His tweet was in response to one of his followers, who had expressed displeasure over Mahtab writing to the Lok Sabha speaker seeking removal of Panda […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Mahatma Gandhi’s granddaughter Tara meets CM

Bhubaneswar: Mahatma Gandhi’s granddaughter Tara Gandhi met Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today to promote Gandhism among the youth of the State. “I was very happy to meet Chief Minister. He is liked by his people and also doing a lot for the state. For him the people of Odisha are very important. On the […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
CM felicitates 4 budding tennis players from Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday felicitated four budding tennis players from Odisha during the inauguration ceremony of the International Tennis Federation (ITF) US $ 15,000 tournament at Kalinga Stadium here. The four players – Abhishek Mohapatra, Rutuparna Choudhury, Ameek Kiran Batth and Kabir Hans – received a cash prize of Rs 50,000 each […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Maharathy's reply raises questions on CM's campaigning expenses?

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik will spend the night in Bijepur during his two-day campaigning tour for the upcoming Bijepur by-election to prevent unnecessary burden on the state exchequer, said BJD leader and Panchayati Raj Minister Pradeep Maharathy today. “To and fro journey will put extra burden on the state exchequer as the place is […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
UN to cooperate Odisha to achieve Sustainable Development Goals

Bhubaneswar: The United Nations is ready to cooperate with the Odisha government to strengthen institutionalised monitoring framework for achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), informed a team of delegates from various agencies after meeting Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at the State Secretariat on Saturday. Patnaik had a discussion with the delegates on various models of partnership […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Attack on Pandian’s residence: CM Naveen assures of action

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today assured appropriate action in connection with the attack on the official residence of his private secretary V. Karthikeyan Pandian. The response of Patnaik came after a delegation of State government employees, including members of the Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Police Service (IPS) and Odisha Administrative Service (OAS) associations […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
BJD’s Hema Gamang lambasts CM Naveen, Pandian

Rayagada: The ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) today faced a fresh warning of rebellion within the party in Gunupur of Rayagada district after leader Hema Gamang called for a revolt against party president and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik accusing him of allowing his private secretary VK Pandian to call the shots. “He (Naveen Patnaik) does […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021