Tag: Narendra Modi

Patnaik seeks inclusion of Odia language in NEET

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s intervention for inclusion of Odia language as a medium of examination in the prestigious National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) for medical courses. In a letter to the Prime Minister, Patnaik urged to include Odia language in the NEET for the larger interest of […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
CMC managed petrol pump in city has no card swipe machine!

By Rashmi Ranjan Mohanty Cuttack: Even after nearly one and half months since the announcement of demonetisation of high currency notes by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in an effort to promote cashless transaction, leave alone rural areas, cashless transaction is yet to pick up in urban areas in Odisha. One of the glaring instances is […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Modi's praise for Naveen fuels talk of new BJP-BJD equation

Bhubaneswar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s admiration to chief minister Naveen Patnaik on demonetisation issue has led to speculation on prospect of a new political equation even as both the parties have ruled out any such political understanding. Not only the Prime Minister, but also his Cabinet colleagues like Piyus Goyal, Arun Jaitely, Rajnath Singh had […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Demonetisation crisis: Odisha seeks PM’s intervention

Bhubaneswar: Taking note of the difficulties in crop loan dispensation, payment of paddy procurement proceeds and day-to-day functioning of Primary Agriculture Cooperative Societies (PACS) in the state due to demonetisation, the Odisha government has urged the Prime Minister for his urgent intervention. In a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi today, chief minister Naveen Patnaik […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Shakeel slams Modi over demonetization

Bhubaneswar: All India Congress Committee (AICC) spokesperson Shakeel Ahmad today came down heavily on Prime Minister Narendra Modi over demonetization of Rs 1000 and Rs 500 notes. Addressing a press meet at Congress Bhawan here, he said the Prime Minister is squarely responsible for ruining the livelihood of 5 crore people due to demonetisation. He […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
5 Left parties to stage protests in front of banks in Odisha tomorrow

Bhubaneswar: Protesting against the demonetisation, five Left parties in Odisha will stage dharnas and resort to civil disobedience in front of State Bank of India branches across the State on November 28. Speaking to newsmen here on Saturday, Dibakar Naik, CPI State Secretary, “Activists and leaders of CPI, CPIM, CPIML, SUCI and the All India […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
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Naveen to meet PM in New Delhi today

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik would meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi today. Patnaik is scheduled to meet Modi in Parliament at 11pm and discuss on the demonetization move of the latter. Patnaik would discuss on various problems faced by the common people due to demonetisation. Earlier, he had written to the Prime […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Naveen welcomes demonetisation move

Bhubaneswar: Chief minister Naveen Patnaik has welcomed Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s announcement of demonetisation of Rs. 1,000 and Rs. 500 notes. Talking to newsmen, Patnaik said, “I welcome this move of Union government. Demonetisation of higher denomination currency notes in circulation to check black money has been a public suggestion to the CBDT panel since […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
What to do with Rs 500, Rs 1000 notes

Bhubaneswar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in a sudden address to the nation on Tuesday, announced that Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 denomination notes are being withdrawn from midnight. He said that such notes will become “mere paper”. Here’s what you need to do with your 500 and 1000 rupee notes. You can exchange the Rs […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Sum Hosp fire mishap: PM assures support, CM orders RDC probe

Bhubaneswar: Expressing deep concern over the fire mishap that took place at the Sum Hospital here claiming 19 lives on Monday evening, Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to Union Health Minister J P Nadda and asked him to facilitate transfer of all those injured to the AIIMS, Bhubaneswar. In his Tweet, he wrote “Deeply anguished […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Modi wishes Naveen as he turns 71

Bhubaneswar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi wished Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik on his t birthday on Sunday. Wishing him on his 71st birthday the Prime Minister tweeted- “Birthday wishes to Odisha CM Shri Naveen Patnaik. Praying for his long and healthy life. @Naveen_Odisha.” Similarly, West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee wished her Odisha counterpart through […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Kanhaiya Kumar praises Naveen for brushing off BJP

Bhubaneswar: Former president of the JNU Students Union Kanhaiya Kumar on Monday praised Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik at a rally in Bhubaneswar for distancing himself from BJP. Kanhaiya Kumar who was addressing the Ajaadi Samavesh held in Bhubaneswar to mark the completion of 80 years of the All India Student Federation (AISF) acknowledged Naveen and […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Naveen reiterates demand for PM’s intervention in Mahanadi issue

Bhubaneswar: It seems chief minister Naveen Patnaik doesn’t want to pursue a legal fight to resolve the Mahanadi water sharing issue with Chhattisgarh, if his public address on Sunday during the party’s Jan Sampark Jatra is anything to go by. Patnaik sought Prime Minster Narendra Modi’s intervention in this regard, two days after urging the […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
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CCEA clears fourth railway line work between Jharsuguda and Bilaspur

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA), chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, today gave its approval for construction of fourth line between Jharsuguda in Odisha and Bilaspur in Chhattisgarh at an estimated cost of Rs1,973.46 crore

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Odisha seeks early construction of NINEI complex

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has urged the Centre to take up the construction of the National Institute of New Energy and Innovation (NINEI) complex in Bhubaneswar at the earliest. In a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi today, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said the state government has allocated.73.680 acres of land free of cost in […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021