Tag: Cm Naveen

CM Naveen inaugurates 'My heart beats for hockey' campaign

Bhubaneswar: On the occasion of National Sports Day, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today inaugurated the ‘My heart beats for hockey’ campaign at Kalinga stadium here. “The countdown for the mega event of Men’s Hockey World Cup begins today. I appeal to the people across the country to join the campaign and spread the passion and […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
CM Naveen writes to Piyush Goyal for realignment of Jaleswar-Digha rail line

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today wrote to Union Minister of Railways, Piyush Goyal drawing the latter’s attention over the construction of Railway line from Jaleswar to Digha in South Eastern Railway. In the letter, Patnaik mentioned that the Digha-Jaleswar Broad Gauge Rail Project (41 kms) was sanctioned by the Ministry of Railways during […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
FIR lodged against CM Naveen, Vishal Dev over black-marketing of Hockey World Cup tickets

Bhubaneswar:  A police complaint was filed against Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and Sports secretary Vishal Dev today at the Capital Police Station alleging mass irregularities and black-marketing of Hockey World Cup tickets. As per the complaint, the tickets which cost Rs 100 were sold at the rate of Rs 1000 and ticket priced at […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
CM Naveen inaugurates ‘National Tribal Craft Mela’ in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated the 7th annual National Tribal Craft Mela 2018 at Tribal Museum Complex here on Saturday. More than 200 artisans from 14 states across the country participated in the fair which aims at promoting traditional tribal art, culture and handicrafts in the country. The mela is scheduled to continue […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
CM Naveen inaugurates slew of projects in Ganjam

Ganjam: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated a slew of projects in Ganjam district during his visit to Sheragada block. The Chief Minister paid floral tributes to Biju Patnaik and then laid the foundation stones of different development projects after arriving at Shergada block in his own Hinjili Assembly constituency. According to sources, the CM inaugurated […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
BJD to demand special status for Odisha during Winter Session of Parliament

Bhubaneswar: The BJD Parliamentary party today decided to press for the special category state status for Odisha during the upcoming winter session of Parliament which is scheduled to start from December 11. During the monsoon session, the party will raise nine different issues including rights of farmers. Besides, it will table the proposal of 33 […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Odisha govt's own food security scheme is politically motivated: OPCC chief

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) president Niranjan Patnaik on Tuesday trained his guns on the State government alleging that the ruling BJD is indulged in vote-bank politics and its own food security scheme is a political move to woo voters. Speaking on the sidelines of the 150th Gandhi Jayanti celebrations at Swaraj Ashram in […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Odisha CM Naveen writes to centre for establishment of HC benches

Bhubaneswar: Amid mounting protests for establishment of High Court benches in southern and western parts of the state, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today requested Union Law and Justice Minister, Ravi Shankar Prasad to expedite the formal process for setting up the HC benches. In a letter to Prasad, the CM said that to mitigate […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Opposition smells politics in BJD's Nuakhai festival plans

Bhubaneswar: With general elections approaching, political parties in Odisha have braced themselves to leave no stone unturned to woo voters. The case in point being ruling-BJD’s plans to celebrate Nuakhai- an agricultural festival of Western Odisha – in a grand manner. BJD has decided to celebrate ‘Nuakhai Juhar Bhetghat’ with great fervour from September 20 […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
CM Naveen unveils 34 Wayside Amenities Centres

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today inaugurated as many as 34 Wayside Amenities Centres at different parts of the state through video conferencing. These amenities centres that have come up along the national and state highways will offer toilet, cafeteria and parking facilities for long distance travellers especially tourists and women travellers, informed Patnaik during […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Bridging the gap: CM Naveen dedicates Gurupriya Bridge to people of Malkangiri

Malkangiri: Putting an end to years of wait and changing deadlines, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today dedicated the Gurupriya bridge to thousands of tribals in cut off areas of the district who until now were dependent on the waterways for transportation and communication. Inaugurating the project, CM Naveen called upon the Maoists to join mainstream […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Former Congress MLA Dusmanta Naik joins BJD

Bhubaneswar: Former Congress MLA Dusmanta Naik on Friday joined the ruling-BJD in presence of party president and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik in Bhubaneswar. Naik, the ex-MLA of Bhawanipatna Assembly Constituency resigned from Congress on July 11 and joined the BJD today with some of his supporters. “I discussed with everyone from ward to samiti […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Farm loan waiver in Odisha becomes election carrot

Bhubaneswar: With 2019 elections round the corner, political parties here are leaving no stones unturned to woo the voters with Odisha Congress and BJP recently announcing waiver of farm loans if voted to power. This announcement of the Opposition has put the ruling-BJD in a dilemma as any decision in this regard will have a […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Rath Yatra: Last Coordination Committee meeting concludes

Puri: The fourth and final Rath Yatra Coordination Committee meeting concluded. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik chaired the meeting and took stock of preparedness for the annual festival. Patnaik also reviewed the ongoing road works, drinking water facilities, drainage and law and order for Rath Yatra. “I have just reviewed the Rath Yatra arrangements. With the […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
What's preventing Odisha govt from inaugurating Gurupriya Bridge?

Bhubaneswar/Malkangiri: Barely a week ago when Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik tweeted a picture of Gurupriya Bridge, it brought cheers to people of the cut-off areas of Malkangiri district as they thought that the much awaited bridge would be inaugurated soon. However, uncertainty still looms large over the inauguration of the bridge that will act […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021