Tag: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik

CM Naveen acts on directions of VK Pandian : Jayaram Pangi

Bhubaneswar: After leaders cutting across party lines launched a scathing attack on CM Naveen Patnaik for toeing the lines of his PS V Karthikeyan Pandian, today, former Koraput MP Jayaram Pangi also came out with similar statements. Pangi, who joined the BJP after quitting BJD a few months back, stated in his Facebook post, “Since […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
CM Naveen kicks off first-of-its-kind tribal sports meet in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Tribal Sports Meet 2017, a series of athletic events to promote sports among tribals in Odisha, was inaugurated by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik through video conferencing at the State Secretariat today. The Sports Meet, open for players from 14 years to 35 years of age; started today across the State. Various competitions including individual […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
CM Naveen announces scholarships to encourage students on Children’s Day

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today announced a series of scholarships for students and also teachers during a state-level Children’s Day celebrations at Capital High School in Bhubaneswar. For the development of Odia language and encouraging students’ interest towards the language, Naveen announced Rs 5000 scholarship for 10 students of each block for scoring […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
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CM approves ‘Sudaksya’ yojana for girls to pursue technical courses

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday approved ‘Sudaksya’ yojna to encourage women and girls in Odisha to pursue technical education courses. The programme will run for the financial year 2017-18 and 2018-19. The programme aims to enroll nearly 5000 girls in the 48 Government Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) in State by the end of […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
VP Venkaiah Naidu arrives on a two-day tour of Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Vice-President of India Venkaiah Naidu, who is on a two-day tour of Odisha, was welcomed by Governor SC Jamir and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at the Bhubaneswar airport today. From there he left with Jamir to spend night at the Raj Bhavan. BJP State President Basant Panda, DGP RP Sharma, Bhubaneswar Mayor Ananta Narayan […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Banki BJD MLA Pravat Tripathy’s suspension revoked

Bhubaneswar: BJD president and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today revoked suspension on Banki legislator Pravat Tripathy. After Tripathy was arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in October 2014 for his alleged links with chit fund firm Artha Tatwa Group chief Pradeep Sethi, CM Patnaik had suspended the MLA from the party. Tripathy spent […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
BJD mounts attack on BJP-led Central Government

Bhubaneswar: It seems that the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) now has adopted a tit-for-tat policy against its opposition parties. After party supremo and chief minister Naveen Patnaik took a jibe at the national parties during BJD’s recent Jan Sampark Padayatra in Bhubaneswar, it was now the turn of senior leader Damodar Rout to train […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Naveen asks Andhra to stop construction on Polavaram project

Bhubaneswar: Protesting ongoing work on contentious Polavaram project, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday asked Andhra Pradesh CM N. Chandrababu Naidu to stop all construction till issues are resolved. In a letter to Naidu, Patnaik claimed that the construction work being undertaken by Andhra Pradesh is in clear violation of the Godavari Water Dispute […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Even CM shared my displeasure over violence during ‘hartal’: MP Baijayant

Sambalpur: Clarifying his statements on violence during BJD’s ‘hartal’, MP Baijayant Panda today said the controversy cropped up because he sided with truth and even party president and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik shared similar displeasure over the hooliganism. Baijayant had criticised the violence during BJD’s ‘hartal’ called in protest against fuel price rise on Twitter […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
47 BJP, Congress leaders arrested ahead of CM’s Sambalpur visit

Sambalpur: Ahead of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s visit to Sambalpur today, police have arrested 47 leaders of the BJP and the Congress, including ex-MLA Jaynarayan Mishra. Protesting the preventive arrest, BJP leaders, including women activists took out a rally in the town holding black badges and shouting anti-government slogans. Meanwhile, police forces have been deployed […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Dama displeased over scheduled Naveen-Dharmendra meet

Bhubaneswar: A day after Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announced his scheduled meeting with Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, his Cabinet minister Damodar Rout expressed resentment over the meeting to discuss issues related to Paradip Refinery. “He (Naveen) could have summoned him (Dharmendra) for discussion rather to meet him directly in Delhi. Naveen is the CM and […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Kangaroo justice: Ostracised family seeks CM help, threatens self-immolation

Bhubaneswar: After being pushed to the wall, tortured and ostracised, a family in Athgarh is now moving from pillar to post seek justice to live with dignity. The family on Thursday sought Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s intervention against the injustice meted out to them for raising voice against the atrocities of a Sarpanch’s son. “Today, […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Presidential Election: No chance of cross-voting by BJD, says Naveen

Bhubaneswar:  Clearing the air on upcoming Presidential polls, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday categorically ruled out possibilities of ‘cross voting’ by any leaders from his Biju Janata Dal (BJD). The statements of Patnaik came after his meeting with National Democratic Alliance (NDA’s) Presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind at Bhubaneswar. Patnaik’s statements assume significance as […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Asian Athletics Championships conclude with grand ceremony, India finishes on top

Bhubaneswar: The 22nd Asian Athletics Championships concluded at the Kalinga Stadium here with a grand ceremony amid a host of dignitaries including Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, Sports Minister Chandra Sarathi Behera and many noted sports personalities and leaders. For the first time in its history India finished on top of the standings table beating the […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
CM dedicates documentary ‘God’s Own People’ to people of Odisha

Puri: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik launched the English edition of ‘God’s Own People’, a documentary on Nabakalebara of Lord Jagannath by internationally acclaimed film maker Nila Madhab Panda during the Rath Yatra in Puri on Sunday. Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bacchan has lent his voice to the film. Sources said the Bollywood superstar has not charged […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021