Tag: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik

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BJD to support Ram Nath Kovind for President after PM speaks to CM Naveen

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today said that BJD will support NDA’s candidate Ram Nath Kovind as Presidential candidate. “The Hon’ble PM spoke to me to inform about the candidature of Ram Nath Kovind as Presidential nominee. He sought the support of BJD in this regard. Last time BJD had proposed the name of […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
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Tathagat needs to explain 'thieves' remark: Naveen

Bhubaneswar: Terming BJD MP Tathagat Satpathy’s statement wrong, party supremo and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today sought an explanation from him on his statement on BJD leaders. “What he has said on party leaders is not right. He will be asked to explain his statement. Those who have quit the State Cabinet, have been given […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
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Mahtab's media musings draw criticism in midst of some support

Bhubaneswar:  A day after chief minister Naveen Patnaik asked party members to refrain from reaching out to media on issues related to party instead talk to him, in context of Mahtab’s second column, Cuttack-Barabati MLA Debasish Samantaray today came down heavily on the the Lok Sabha member for his statements in media. However former Rajya […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Low cost houses for labourers in 5 places soon

Bhubaneswar:  The state government will provide houses to labourers at low price in five towns including Cuttack, Bhubaneswar, Jajpur, Paradip and Berhampur soon. The houses will be provided through the Odisha Housing and Urban Development Department, announced Labour Minister Prafulla Mallick here today. Addressing a gathering on the Labour Day celebration, the Minister said registration […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Words of praise heaped on Moneka Mankidia for clearing HSC

Bhubaneswar: Words of appreciation have been pouring in from various quarters for Moneka Mankidia, the first girl from Mankidia tribe to pass the High School Certificate (HSC) examination this year. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik congratulated Moneka for her achievement. In his tweet, Patnaik mentioned, “Congratulations Moneka, the first girl from Mankedia tribe to pass HSC. You […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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BJD chief rules out infighting, says party is going strong

Bhubaneswar: Rubbishing talks on BJD infighting, the party supremo and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today said there is no such problem in the party. The CM was speaking to newsmen at Naveen Niwas after returning from Delhi. “I don’t feel there is any infighting in BJD. Where are any such things in the party?,” he […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu to visit Odisha on Monday

Bhubaneswar: To announce various infrastructure related projects and inaugurate passenger amenities works of the Indian Railways, Minister of Railways Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu is scheduled to visit Bhubaneswar on Monday. The projects include flagging off of the extension of Khurda Road-Rajsunakhala passenger up to Bolagarh Road and Rourkela-Bhubaneswar Rajyarani Express up to Gunupur. He will also […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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BJP protests rising poll violence in Odisha, gheraos DGP office

Cuttack: Protesting the rise in the number violence in Odisha in the ongoing three-tier Panchayat polls, the BJP today gheraoed the office of the Director General of Police (DGP) here. Reports said hundreds of activists of Cuttack Nagar BJP and BJP Yuva Morcha led by their leader and former minister Samir De went on a […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Dharmendra should take clear stand on Mahanadi issue: Bijay Mohapatra

Bhubaneswar: Senior BJP leader Bijay Mohapatra today said his party leader and Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan should refrain from giving varied opinions on Mahanadi issue. “The Union minister should refrain from giving different statements on Mahanadi issue at different places,” he told media persons here. Asked about the inaction of the state government in expediting […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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Ravenshaw College to celebrate 150th Foundation Day on Jan 20

Bhubaneswar: The Ravenshaw College, the first and the oldest college of Odisha, would celebrate its 150th Foundation Day on January 20. The institution would celebrate the event for three days. Talking to media persons, Prof Prakash Chandra Sarangi, vice chancellor of Ravenshaw University said the pristine institution has planned a yearlong activity to celebrate the […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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BJD protests CBI raid on houses of party leaders

Bhubaneswar: Protesting simultaneous raids on the house of Balasore MP Rabindra Jena, Cuttack-Choudwar MLA Pravat Biswal and Saroj Sahu, a former personal assistant of chief minister Naveen Patnaik, activists of student and youth wings of BJD staged protest demonstration in front of the CBI office here today. Reports said the activists of Biju Chhatra Janata […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Panchayat polls: BJD organisational district meeting begins at Naveen Niwas

Bhubaneswar: With the three-tier Panchayat polls in Odisha scheduled in mid-February this year, the ruling BJD has revved up its preparations in full swing. As part of the process, the meetings of the BJD organisational districts began at the residence of the party supremo and chief minister Naveen Patnaik at Naveen Niwas here today. On […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Demonetisation crisis: Odisha seeks PM’s intervention

Bhubaneswar: Taking note of the difficulties in crop loan dispensation, payment of paddy procurement proceeds and day-to-day functioning of Primary Agriculture Cooperative Societies (PACS) in the state due to demonetisation, the Odisha government has urged the Prime Minister for his urgent intervention. In a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi today, chief minister Naveen Patnaik […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Water bearing capacity of Hirakud dam has decreased: CM

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today said the water bearing capacity of Hirakud dam has considerably decreased. “The water bearing capacity of Hirakud dam, which was 5834 million cubic feet after its construction, has now come down to 4823 million cubic feet,” Patnaik said in a written reply to a question by BJD member Prafulla […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Workshop on Internal Vigilance on Oct 18

Bhubaneswar: The State Vigilance department will conduct a one-day workshop on ‘Internal Vigilance as a Tool of Good Governance’ at the Police Commissionerate headquarters in the capital city on October 18. Chief Vigilance Officers (CVOs) of different government departments and state-owned Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) will attend the workshop which will begin at 10 AM. […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021