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Tag: Naba Das

Health Minister Naba Das
Will take steps to alleviate plight of AHRCC patients, says Odisha Health Minister

Odisha Health minister Naba Das on Saturday said that he has taken cognizance of the plights the patients are forced to undergo at the Acharya Harihar Regional Cancer Centre in Cuttack and immediate steps will be taken in this regard.

Death of Naba Das' Cook
BJP sniffs bigger conspiracy behind death of Minister Naba Das’s cook

The death of Lalit Kumar Sahu, who worked as a cook in the Jharsuguda residence of Odisha health minister Naba Das is gradually snowballing into a larger political storm after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) alleged that the death in all probability was a murder.

Ex-MLA Kishore Mohanty’s Wife, Health Minister Naba Das’ Daughter In Race For Ticket For Brajarajnag
Ex-MLA Kishore Mohanty’s Wife, Health Minister Naba Das’ Daughter In Race For Ticket For Brajarajnagar Assembly Seat

Given the party’s strategy, Kishore Mohanty’s wife Alaka may get the ticket. However, it has also been discussed that Health Minister Naba Das’s daughter Deepali Das is aspiring to get the ticket. 

Naba Das Courts Controversy Again Over Appointing His Daughter As Official Representative
Odisha Health Minister Courts Controversy Over ‘Appointing Daughter As Official Representative’

The State Health Minister of Odisha, Naba Das has once again landed in soup after reports of appointing his daughter Deepali Das as his official representative have started to do rounds.

Odisha Govt Released Rs 344 Cr To Pvt COVID Hospitals, Says Health Minister

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Health Minister Naba Das on Monday informed the State Assembly that Rs 344.55 crore has been released to privately operated COVID hospitals in the State for treatment of patients. Replying to a question posed by BJP MLA from Jashipur, Ganesh Ram Singh Khuntia in the Assembly, Das said a total of 33 private […]

Odisha Ministers' Wealth: CM Naveen Richest, Tusharkanti Poor, Naba Acquires 80 Vehicles

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Health Minister Naba Das has purchased as many as 80 vehicles including a luxurious car (Mercedes Benz) worth Rs 2 crore in the last two years. Das has purchased a total of 80 new vehicles between 2018 and 2020. It was revealed from the property statement of all the ministers including chief minister […]

Naba Das
Disengagement Dissent Grows Among COVID Care Workers, Odisha Govt Says Reengagement Unlikely

Bhubaneswar: Dashing the hopes of women COVID Care Workers who have been disengaged from service, Odisha Health Minister Naba Das on Friday clarified that their employment was purely contractual in nature and so the government is unlikely to reengage them. Das’ comments came after the health condition of some of the protesting woman COVID Care […]

COVID-19 Graph Declining In Odisha; Roadmap Prepared For Vaccination Drive, Says Health Minister

Bhubaneswar: Odisha has prepared a detailed roadmap to undertake the vaccination drive against COVID-19, said State Health and Family Welfare Minister Naba Das on Sunday. While talking to reporters, Das said the Centre has already issued comprehensive guidelines and the State government has already formed committees at district and block levels other than the committee […]

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Odisha Assembly: Govt Plays Down COVID-19 Mismanagement Allegations

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Health Minister Naba Das on Wednesday dismissed all the allegations on COVID-19 mismanagement levelled by the Opposition political parties against the government. Making a statement during the Monsoon Session of the State Legislative Assembly after an adjournment motion was moved in connection over the matter, Das defended his government’s efforts in tackling the […]

4% Of Tested Surat Returnees Found COVID19 Positive: Odisha Health Minister

Bhubaneswar: Acknowledging that return of migrants might aggravate the COVID19 situation in Odisha, Health Minister Naba Das on Thursday reiterated testing of returnees before they are allowed to leave a particular state. Briefing media after his video-conferencing with Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan, Das informed that “Odisha has requested for testing of migrants in the […]

Police Detain 128 Quarantine Escapees In Ganjam, Books Many

Berhampur/Bhubaneswar: All the 128 Odia Surat returnees who had fled two quarantine centres in Beguniapada area of Ganjam district two days ago have been caught by the police. Cases have been registered against 12 persons under different sections in Beguniapada block. Taking to twitter, Ganjam SP has informed that based on the report of Tehsildar-cum-Incident […]

Odisha To Start Pool Testing for Coronavirus

Bhubaneswar: In a bid to scale up testing, Odisha will soon start ‘pool testing’ of the samples of suspected Coronavirus cases. The Centre has okayed the proposal for pool testing and soon the infrastructure at Burla medical will be upgraded with necessary equipment, informed State Health and Family Welfare Minister, Naba Das after a meeting […]

NHRC Order Against Apollo Hospitals To Be Reviewed: Odisha Minister

Bhubaneswar: In response to the fresh order by National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) to cancel registration of Apollo Hospitals in Bhubaneswar in connection with an illegal kidney transplantation case, Odisha Health Minister Naba Das today said that the order will be inspected & accordingly action will be taken. Addressing mediapersons, Das said, “I have ordered […]

Are Odisha Ministers Getting Sidelined In 5T governance push?

Bhubaneswar: While Health minister Naba Das was absent during marathon visits of Transformation and Initiatives (5T) team to different hospitals, his sudden visit to Bhadrak District Headquarters Hospital (DHH) today, raised questions about the role of ministers in the implementation of the 5T model of governance with the Opposition parties criticising the initiative. “As per […]

Odisha Launches Online Registration Facility For Clinical Establishments

Bhubaneswar: In a bid to bring transparency and resolve other issues related to delay in grant of necessary clearances, Odisha government on Saturday launched ‘Online Clinical Establishment Management System’  (CEMSO) for registration and renewals of clinical establishments in the State. With help of the new system, nearly 1800 private hospitals and clinics will be benefited […]

Health minister orders probe into ‘misbehaviour’ towards MLA by hospital

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Health Department constituted a four-member committee to probe into the alleged misbehaviour shown towards Keonjhar BJP MLA and Opposition chief whip Mohan Charan Majhi by the officials of BR Life Kalinga Hospital in Bhubaneswar. Odisha Health and Family Welfare Minister Naba Das ordered for the probe and directed the Committee to submit a […]

Naba Kishore Das
Odisha CDMOs to seek suggestion for new Health Policy & Vision 2025

Bhubaneswar: With the Odisha government in the process of formulating a State Health Policy and Vision for 2025, chief district medical officers have been asked to collect suggestions from the people, a senior minister has said. Feedback and suggestions are required from the people, especially from the grassroot level, to provide quality health service to […]

Odisha govt hospitals to have e-hospital management system

Bhubaneswar: All government- run hospitals in Odisha will have e-hospital management system, informed Odisha Health and Family Welfare minister Naba Kishore Das on Monday. All the 384 CHCs (community health centres), 1318 PHCs (primary health centres), seven medical colleges and 32 district headquarters hospitals will have the Odisha e-Hospital Management Information System (OeHMIS) facility within […]

BJD candidate Naba Das lures voters with fake drought assistance

Sambalpur: In a blatant breach of code of conduct, BJD candidate Naba Das was spotted luring voters during an election rally in Kuchinda area of Sambalpur today. In a video, Das is heard assuring allotment of two houses to Self Help Groups (SHGs) and financial assistance to farmers by announcing drought even if there was […]

Krushna Sagaria's chances to fight elections 2019
Does Sagaria’s chances to contest Elections 2019 hang in balance?

Bhubaneswar: Already in a damage-control mode with the desertion of senior leader Naba Kishore Das and ouster of Jogesh Singh prior to the general elections, Odisha Congress chief Niranjan Patnaik today hinted at doubts over the party giving a ticket to former Koraput MLA Krishna Chandra Sagaria. The PCC chief informed that a discussion was […]

Congress MLA Jogesh Singh quits party & post; more MLAs likely to jump ship

Bhubaneswar: With barely a few months before the crucial general polls, the Odisha unit of the Congress seemed to be facing severe dissidence with many leaders deciding to quit the party one after another. Close on the heels of resignation of senior leader and Jharsuguda MLA Naba Das, Sundergarh MLA Jogesh Singh today resigned from […]

Op-Ed: Blame It On The People!

The season of fence-sitting is over. And the season of fence-jumping is on us in right earnest. Naba Das, the Jharsuguda strongman, was the first off the blocks and set the ball rolling by deserting the party that he has been associated with all his life on Wednesday and making it clear that he would […]

After Naba Das, Congress MLA Jogesh Singh hints at quitting party

Sundergarh: Amid intense speculations over his resignation from the Congress, party leader and Sundergarh MLA Jogesh Singh today added fuel to the fire saying that he has decided to skip the meeting during party president Rahul Gandhi’s Odisha visit on January 25. The move which is being seen as big setback for party’s poll prospects […]

Exodus threatens to derail Congress fightback in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Ahead of the 2014 general elections two Odisha Congress heavyweights Anup Sai and Bhupinder Singh, the then Legislature Party secretary and Leader of Opposition respectively, had joined the Biju Janata Dal (BJD). Well, the ghost of exodus is back and it already seems to be haunting the party, threatening to derail its plans. Speculations […]

3 Odisha Congress leaders meet Rahul Gandhi

Bhubaneswar: Three senior leaders of Odisha Congress met party’s national president Rahul Gandhi in New Delhi today reigniting speculations over a change of guard in the State unit. Senior leaders from the State Chiranjibi Biswal, Naba Das and Pradeep Majhi held discussions with Rahul Gandhi at his residence in presence of senior leader Kamal Nath […]

Naba Kishore Das
Presidential Elections: Congress holds meeting in support of Meira Kumar

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Congress today held a meeting at the official residence of Leader of Opposition Narsingha Mishra here in connection with the upcoming presidential election. During the meeting, the leaders of the Congress pledged their support for the UPA’s candidate Meira Kumar as the Presidential candidate. Meanwhile, All India Congress Committee (AICC) directed to […]

Prasad Harichandan
Massive use of black money by BJD, BJP influenced voters: Cong

Bhubaneswar: Making himself accountable to the miserable show of Congress in the three-tier Panchayat polls which was concluded in Odisha today, president of Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) Prasad Harichandan said there are other factors responsible for the dismal performance of his party. “Both BJP and BJP managed to influence the voters through massive use […]

Sundargarh Cong MLA Jogesh Singh
AICC leaders, PCC chief responsible for poor show of Cong in Panchayat polls: Jogesh Singh

Sundargarh: Intra-party squabble in the Odisha Congress has come to the fore again with Sundargarh MLA Jogesh Singh blaming the AICC leaders and PCC chief for the poor show of the party in the ongoing three-tier Panchayat polls in Odisha. “We have to admit that the performance of the Congress in the Panchayat polls has […]

Probe into obscene video in Assembly begins

Bhubaneswar: The Ethics Committee of Odisha Assembly on Tuesday began the process of its investigation into the allegations on Congress legislator Naba Kishore Das watching objectionable video clip in the House during the winter session last year. Briefing newsmen after the meeting, chairperson of the Ethics Committee and BJD MLA Ranendra Pratap Swain said the […]

Obscene video row: Ethics committee to meet today

Bhubaneswar: The Ethics committee of Odisha Assembly is expected to decide on Tuesday on the modalities foe the investigation into the allegations of Congress legislator Naba Kishore Das watching objectionable video clip in the House during the winter session. A letter from the Secretariat of Odisha Assembly, a copy of which is in possession of […]