Tag: Cm Naveen

Telangana CM KCR to meet Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik

Bhubaneswar: At a time when the regional forces are coming together to check the Modi wave in the country, the news of Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao meeting Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik in the first week of May has stoked speculations. However, Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik downplayed the reports and said that KCR […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Rich tributes paid to Biju Babu on death anniversary

Bhubaneswar:  The 21st death anniversary of legendary leader and former Chief Minister Biju Patnaik is being observed with fervour at various places across the State today. Political leaders cutting across party lines and people from all walks of life paid rich tributes to Patnaik and recalled his leadership on the occasion. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik […]

  • 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
BJD never neglected western Odisha: CM Naveen

Bhubaneswar: Responding to BJP national president Amit Shah’s statement that Odisha government has neglected western Odisha, ruling-BJD president and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today said the government has always worked for the all-round development of the region. “The State government has never neglected western Odisha as you can see we have always worked for the […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
After BJD, BJP announces its own youth mobilisation programme

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha unit of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) today announced a new programme – ‘Nua Odisha Nirman Abhiyan’ which is seen as a  countermeasure to ‘Biju Yuva Vahini’ programme of the ruling Biju Janta Dal (BJD) in State. Announcing the ‘Nua Odisha Nirman Abhiyan’ today, Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said that the party will […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Odisha inks MoU with Vedanta to set up medical college

Bhubaneswar/Bhawanipatna: Odisha government on Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Vedanta Foundation for establishment of a medical college and hospital in Bhawanipatna of Kalahandi district. The MoU was signed in presence of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and state Health and Family Welfare Minister Pratap Jena. Speaking on the occasion, Patnaik said that […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Party falls apart: Former Union minister to quit Congress & join BJD?

Berhampur: Talks are doing rounds about former Union minister Chandrasekhar Sahu and senior leaders Bikram Panda & Bhagwan Gantayat leaving Congress and joining BJD after the three leaders today held a meeting with grassroots-level workers of their respective areas and sought opinion on their decision to quit. “Today we held discussions on what could be […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Pre-scheduling of Jajpur municipality's anniversary sparks row

Jajpur/Bhubaneswar: Plans to observe the 150th anniversary of Jajpur Municipality in Odisha one year before its actual date has raised many eyebrows with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) today slamming the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) by terming the move as ‘politically motivated.’ As the Jajpur Municipality came into existence in 1869, its 150th Anniversary […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Prabhari officers: Odisha to reconsider Niti Aayog’s proposal

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government on Tuesday said that it will reconsider the Centre’s proposal to appoint ‘Prabhari (In-Charge) Officers’ in backward districts to review implementation of various welfare schemes, but with some riders. As per reports, the State has urged the Aayog to exclude Dhenkanal from the list of nine districts identified for the programme and […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
CM Naveen to visit Bijepur on March 12

Bhubaneswar: After BJD’s thumping victory in the by-election, party president and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik will visit the Bijepur Assembly constituency on March 12. Informing media about the visit, Bijepur MLA Rita Sahu said that Naveen decided to visit the constituency to thank the people for their support. “The CM will also discuss about […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
CM Naveen takes U-turn amid 'opposition' from MPs

Bhubaneswar: Just two days after he had asked his party MPs to resign from the membership of Parliamentary Standing Committees, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today took a u-turn and said that no changes will be effected in the existing memberships as of now. The BJD’s parliamentary party leader Bhartruhari Mahtab today informed that the […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
AIIMS student missing: J&K CM seeks Naveen’s help

Srinagar: Jammu & Kashmir (J&K) chief minister Mehbooba Mufti on Monday requested Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to take swift action and investigate the missing of Bhubaneswar AIIMS student Suhail Aijaz, a native of Kupwara. “Concerning reports coming in about a Kashmiri student, Suhail Aijaz of Kupwara being kidnapped in Odisha, I request the authorities […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Bijepur bypoll campaign heats up

Bhubaneswar/Bargarh: It was again a show of strength by political parties including BJD, BJP and Congress as they left no stone unturned to woo voters ahead of the crucial Bijepur bypoll. On his second day of campaign in the Assembly constituency, Odisha Chief Minister and BJD president Naveen Patnaik addressed public meetings in Gaisilat block […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Are these leaders cosying up to BJD?

Bhubaneswar: After Senior Congress Leader Narasingha Mishra’s meeting with CM Naveen Patnaik in Delhi created some flutter, reports are doing the rounds that president of Ama Odisha Party, Soumya Ranjan Patnaik also met the BJD president, triggering speculations that these two stalwarts of Odisha politics could have some role to play in the ruling party […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Want free and fair probe into Kunduli incident: CM Naveen

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today reiterated his government’s commitment for a free and fair probe into the Kunduli gang rape and suicide that has become a major controversy. “The government always wants free and fair probe because of which we had urged the Orissa High Court to monitor the probe by the special investigation […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021