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Baripada Medical College, a dream come true for Mayurbhanj: Naveen

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday expressed satisfaction over the ongoing construction work at Pandit Raghunath Murmu Medical College at Baripada which was recently allowed to undertake admissions by the Supreme Court’s Oversight Mandate Committee. Patnaik during his suprise visit to Baripada took stock of the progress of the construction work and held […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Soumya Ranjan’s meeting with Naveen raises eyebrows

Bhubaneswar: Amid fast changing political situation in Odisha, Ama Odisha Party (AOP) Chief Soumya Ranjan Patnaik called upon Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at latter’s residence on Saturday. The meet has led to speculation among several people in the state as they see a new possible alliance between the two parties. However, AOP chief clearly […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
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MP Baijayant Panda removed as BJD spokesperson

Bhubaneswar: BJD president and CM Naveen Patnaik, continuing his party reorganisation exercise, effected  two important changes including removal of Kendrapara MP Baijayant Panda from the post of Parliamentary party spokesperson today. The other change came in the form of party spokesperson and Barchana MLA Amar Satpathy, who recently voiced his disappointment over no leaders from […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Ministry Reshuffle: 10 New Ministers take oath, 2 elevated to cabinet rank

Bhubaneswar: Ten ministers including six new faces from Biju Janta Dal (BJD) were inducted into the Naveen Patnaik cabinet at the oath taking ceremony held at Odisha Raj Bhavan here in Bhubaneswar on Sunday. Two senior leaders–Steel and mines minister Prafulla Mallick and commerce and transport minister Ramesh Chandra Majhi were also elevated to the […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
10 Ministers to be inducted today

Bhubaneswar: Ten leaders of Biju Janta Dal (BJD) would be inducted as ministers in Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik cabinet here on Sunday. The swearing in ceremony is scheduled to be held at Abhishek hall in Raj Bhavan at 09:20 am, official sources said. Out of the ten leaders who will take oath, 6 have been […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Will these names be strong contenders for Naveen’s new cabinet?

Bhubaneswar: After eight ministers resigned from Naveen Patnaik cabinet, stated to be the largest reshuffle so far, all eyes are now on the probable replacements. Among the names that are likely to figure in the new cabinet include Amar Satpathy, Debasish Nayak, Sashi Bhusan Behera, Maheswar Mohanty, Prafulla Samal ,Ranendra Pratap Swain,  Rabi Narayan Mohapatra, […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Sanjay Dasburma resigns, other ministers to follow suit

Bhubaneswar: The process for the much-awaited expansion-cum-reshuffle of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik-led Cabinet has started with Food and Consumer Welfare Minister Sanjay Dasburma tendering his resignation here on Saturday. Though the ministry reshuffle is likely to be held tomorrow, 10 ministers in the existing Naveen Patnaik cabinet are expected to be dropped while some ministers […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Expansion or reshuffle, Naveen to take a call on revamp soon

Bhubaneswar: Keeping all apprehensions at bay, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday cleared the air by indicating that expansion-cum-reshuffle of cabinet could happen anytime. The decision gains prominence to counter the BJP that is eyeing to make rapid inroads in BJD bastions in state. Patnaik while replying to a question on whether he would rule […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
BJD comeback call: Dilip Ray keeps everyone guessing

Bhubaneswar: Further fueling speculation about a possible comeback of estranged leaders to BJD, senior BJP leader Dilip Ray on Thursday kept everyone guessing by not clearly stating his intentions of rejoining the party, though he did not rule out the possibility either. “What will I say on the issue as it is an internal matter […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Fate of Pandit Raghunath Murmu Medical College & Hospital hangs in balance

Mayurbhanj: Uncertainty now looms large over the admission and academics for newly set up Pandit Raghunath Murmu Medical College and Hospital even as the National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET) is scheduled to be held on May 7. The medical college is yet to get necessary approvals for academics as the Medical Council of India […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Mahtab’s 2nd Op-ed creates ripples again in BJD

Bhubaneswar: Five days after BJD MP Bhartruhari Mahtab ruffled party leaders through his column in a vernacular daily, the veteran parliamentarian has once again shaken the tectonic plates in the party in another writeup today. Besides criticising some party leaders like Damodar Rout and Surya Narayan Patro, Mahatab also blamed news channels for ‘amplifying’ his […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Sita Bibaha: From reels to pages, the legacy continues

Bhubaneswar:  Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday unveiled the screenplay of Odisha’s first film ‘Sita Bibaha’ in the form of a book to mark the 81st anniversary of the release of the movie that gave impetus to the film industry. The screenplay of the movie has been adapted and complied by Odisha Cine Critics Association […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Development momentum on right track in Odisha: CM Naveen

Bhubaneswar: After being pushed to the wall, it was the turn of the ruling Biju Janta Dal (BJD) led by Chief Minister and party supremo Naveen Patnaik to target BJP on several issues. While addressing the party leaders and activists on the occasion of the death anniversary of Biju Patnaik on Monday, Naveen said that […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
CM felicitates bravehearts, freezes moment with a selfie

Bhubaneswar: On Thursday, probably for the first time, CM Naveen patnaik clicked a selfie with seven year old Pinki Dalei of Kendrapara, who fought a crocodile to save her sister Basanti few days ago. The CM lauded efforts of Pinki who saved her sister, the victim of attack, of Bankula village of the district and […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
2 companies of RAF to be deployed in Bhadrak

New Delhi: The Centre on Sunday agreed to Odisha Government’s request for deployment of additional two companies of Rapid Action Force (RAF) keeping in view the palpable tension in Bhadrak following posting some objectionable religious remarks against deities on social media. Earlier, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik had discussed the situation in Bhadrak with Union Home […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021