Tag: Cm Naveen

Pradhan blames CM Naveen for Sambalpur custodial death

Bhubaneswar: Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday blamed Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patniak for the custodial death and the subsequent riot-like situation in Sambalpur. Speaking on the sidelines of the inaugural event of the Bhubaneswar-New Delhi Rajdhani Express via Sambalpur City in New Delhi, Pradhan said the state government is […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Custodial death: CM Naveen announces ex-gratia

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today announced Rs 5 lakh ex-gratia for family of youth who died allegedly in police custody at Ainthapali police station in Sambalpur. While announcing ex-gratia, the CM expressed grief over the death and offered his condolences to the bereaved family. The Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC), on the other […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
CM Naveen assures ‘thorough’ probe into Kunduli incident

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday assured that the Kunduli girl will get ‘justice’ and his government is serious about the incident. Speaking on the sidelines of the presentation ceremony of the ‘The Tall Man Biju Patnaik’, a pictorial biography of the legendary politician, in Mumbai yesterday, the CM said, “It’s a tragic […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Kunduli incident to prove death knell for ruling-BJD: Pradhan

Cuttack: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Friday once again targeted Naveen Patnaik over the Kunduli gang rape & suicide case stating that the Odisha CM is no longer capable of ensuring safety and security for women in the state. Speaking at the party’s ‘Mishrana Parva’ at Mahanga, the union minister took a dig at Naveen […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Kotia row: BJP says CM ‘not competent’ to deal with border dispute

Bhubaneswar: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) today lashed out at Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patniak for his alleged failure in resolving the border dispute related to Kotia tribal pockets in Koraput district. Speaking at the party headquarters here on Saturday, senior BJP leader Biswa Bhusan Harichandan said that the CM’s callousness and apathy towards the […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Dharmendra slams Odisha govt for skipping Niti Aayog meet

Bhubaneswar: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today launched a scathing attack on the Odisha government for not participating in the two-day meet convened by the Niti Aayog in New Delhi from January 4. Opposing the Centre’s move to appoint Odisha Cadre IAS officers as Prabhari (in-charge) officers in eight most backward districts of Odisha – Kalahandi, […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
BJYM activists protest CM’s visit to Cuttack, detained

Cuttack: The Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM), the youth wing of the BJP, today staged demonstration here at CDA and Jobra barrage ahead of Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik’s visit to the city. Hundreds of BJYM activists were protesting with black flags and bangles at the CDA and Jobra barrage. The party activists also hurled eggs […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
CM Naveen rules out Cabinet reshuffle

Bhubaneswar: Putting an end to speculation, Odisha Chief Minister and BJD supremo Naveen Patnaik today said that the party has no plans of reshuffle in the immediate future. “There is no plan for a reshuffle yet,” the Chief Minister clarified while speaking to the media on Saturday. Speculation about a possible reshuffle was rife after […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
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Damodar Rout loses minister post over casteist remarks

Bhubaneswar: Taking stern action against Damodar Rout over his casteist remarks, Odisha CM and BJD president Naveen Patnaik today dismissed senior leader and Agriculture minister Damodar Rout from his Council of Ministers. “I strongly disapprove of anyone who makes derogatory remarks against any caste, creed or religion. I have dismissed Damodar Rout from the council […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Space whiz Susmita Mohanty to lead ‘Mo School’ campaign in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government today appointed space scientist Susmita Mohanty as the chairperson of the ‘Mo School’ campaign. Susmita will prove to be an ideal example for the boys and girls, Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik announced. Mohanty is the Co-Founder and CEO of Earth2Orbit, a spaceship designer and serial space entrepreneur. Susmita who was born in […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Odisha launches social media grievance redressal mechanism

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today launched a Social Media Grievance Handling Mechanism, including a mobile app and a web portal, for grievance redressal and management. Launching the grievance redressal mechanism, Patnaik said he would personally monitor the performance of officers in attending the grievances of people on social media. Under the new mechanism, […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Malkangiri: A hub for sports in Nature's lap

Malkangiri: Though always making headlines for the wrong reasons, there’s much more to Malkangiri than just Maoist menace. Beyond the poor roads and lack of civic and health infrastructure among the tribal dwellings in the lap of Mother Nature who has spread her bounty everywhere in the district, there are plenty of sporting talents here […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
If Centre not serious, Odisha will build Brahmani Bridge with own funds: CM Naveen

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday sent a strong message to the Centre over construction of second bridge on Brahmani River in Rourkela. Speaking to media, Patniak said Odisha govt would hold talks with the Centre on second bridge over Brahmani river issue and if the latter fails to begin the work, the […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
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CM Naveen writes to PM Modi over Polavaram, reiterates Odisha’s interest

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressing concerns over the ongoing construction work of Polavaram project. At a time when the matter is sub-judice, construction of the project is unfortunate, the CM said in the letter. “I am concerned about the way the interests of the people of […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Odisha proposes special industrial park for Italian investors

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Tuesday proposed a special industrial park for Italian investors helping them set up industries in the State. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik made this offer during his meeting with Consul General of Italy Damiano Francovigh here at the State secretariat. As per reports, during the meeting, the CM proposed creation of […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021