Tag: Cm Naveen

CM Naveen meets separated conjoined twins Jaga-Kalia, prays for speedy recovery

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today visited AIIMS, New Delhi to inquire about the health condition of the separated conjoined twins Jaga and Kalia and prayed for their speedy recovery. After meeting the duo, the CM, who is on a three-day New Delhi visit to discuss important issues related to Odisha, said he […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
SC asks ECI to take call on poll funding case against CM Naveen

Bhubaneswar: The Supreme Court (SC) today denied to hear the case alleging poll irregularities against Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik and said that the Election Commission of India (ECI) will now take a final call on the case. During its hearing, the apex court ruled that it is now on the ECI to decide whether the […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Diwali arrives early for Anganwadi workers as Odisha announces salary hike

Bhubaneswar: Better late than never phrase fits well for the Anganwadi workers protesting at the Lower PMG Square in Bhubaneswar for over a month now as the Odisha government today announced an increase in their salary along with other benefits. Announcing the hike, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said, “My government has always kept the interest […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
BJP criticises CM Naveen for his lack of Odia knowledge; Damodar hits back

Bhubnaeswar: Odisha BJP today launched an attack on the BJD by criticising Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik for his lack of knowledge in Odia language. Addressing a press meet here at the party headquarters, senior BJP leader Biswabhusan Harichandan said, “There is no Chief Minister in the country who does not know the mother tongue and […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
National parties responsible for uncertain atmosphere in country: Odisha CM

Bhubaneswar: Mounting a scathing attack on national parties, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today accused them of being responsible for an uncertain atmosphere in the country. During BJD’s ‘Jan Sampark Padayatra’ in Bhubaneswar on Wednesday, the BJD supremo said the prevailing uncertain atmosphere is not good in the very interest of the country. “It’s high […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
BJD not following 'divide and rule' policy to strengthen party: CM Naveen

Bhubaneswar: While a virtual war has already broken out between BJD and BJP to bag the Bijepur constituency seat in the ensuing bypoll, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today refuted the allegations that BJD is following ‘divide and rule’ policy to strengthen the party. While speaking to media today at Naveen Nivas, the CM said, that […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Bijepur bypoll: Ex- MLA Panigrahi blasts BJD with past

Bhubaneswar: In a new twist to the ongoing wrangle in the run up to the Bijepur bypoll, former MLA from the constituency Ashok Kumar Panigrahi today brought a flurry of allegations against his former party BJD. Speaking to OTV, the former legislator said senior BJD leader, late Kalpataru Das had advised him to contest from […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Dubious poll funding: BJD hits back, alleges BJP of 'politicization'

Bhubaneswar: The Biju Janata Dal (BJD) today hit back at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over the dubious poll funding row and dubbed the latter as a party with a tendency to politicise each and every issue. Speaking to media persons, a day after the Supreme Court (SC) issued notices to BJD supremo and Chief […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Dubious poll funding: SC issues notices to Odisha CM, others

Bhubaneswar: The Supreme Court (SC) on Monday issued notices to Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, State Election Commission (SEC), the district collector of Ganjam and the district electoral officer in connection with the dubious poll funding case. Hearing the petition filed by Subash Mohapatra seeking transfer of the case to Delhi High Court, the apex […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Dharmendra urges CM to look into ‘108’ ambulance staff demands

Bhubaneswar: Union Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan today wrote to Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik urging him to consider the demands of ‘108’ ambulance service staff including payment of wages and redressal of grievances related to job harassment. In his letter, he stated that 108 ambulance employees basically want wages on […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
BJD MLA blames govt officials for a 'deprived' Malkangiri

Malkangiri: BJD legislator Manas Madkami today lashed out at the government officials for being callous towards the woes of people in the district. Stating that the government employess here are not carrying out their responsibilities properly, the MLA said the district is still deprived of the central schemes which has put Malkangiri at the back […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Dubious poll funding: CM Naveen terms allegations malicious, hints at legal action

Bhubaneswar: Terming the allegations of discrepancies in poll funds as malicious and fabricated, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today said BJD will take legal action in the matter. After returning from his 5-day New Delhi tour to attend the 200th anniversary of Paika Rebellion on Sunday, Naveen admitted to conspiracies being hatched to malign the […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Odisha govt develops Real Time Flood Forecasting Model

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today said that the BJD government has developed a Real Time Flood Forecasting Model for the entire Mahanadi river basin for controlling flood in a much better way in the State. “This model will help us in accomplishing better flood control and its management through early warning systems in […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Animal Blood Bank
Odisha to have India's first 'Animal Blood Bank'

Bhubaneswar: Odisha will have India’s first blood bank for animals. The blood bank will be established on the premises of Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology (OUAT) at an estimated cost of Rs 3.25 crore. At a function in OUAT here on Tuesday, VC Surendra Nath Pasupalak said the institution had earlier submitted a proposal […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Science Lab
Odisha government to set up advanced science labs

Bhubaneswar: In a bid to promote Science education among students in the schools, Odisha government has decided to set up advanced science laboratories in 100 schools across the state, informed Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at the Governing Council’s meeting of Science and Technology Department here on Tuesday. The Chief Minister also laid down the key […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021