Former Congress leader Pradeep Majhi will soon be joining the ruling-BJD. Majhi himself confirmed this on Sunday (October 25) during a press meet.
High drama unfolded during Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s visit to Baripada in Mayurbhanj on Friday (Oct 22). A violent clash between workers of the ruling-BJD and opposition party members on Friday.
19 years ago, I was offered to join BJD. I have always shared a cordial relationship with Naveen Patnaik. Whenever I go to meet him, he allows. Whenever I have sought help for any work, he has done that.
Patnaik's counterparts from Assam, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Meghalaya, and Kerala also wished him on his birthday.
In a letter to four Chief Ministers including his counterpart from Odisha, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin requested them to allow the sale of firecrackers, which fall under the norms set by the Supreme Court and the National Green Tribunal (NGT), in their respective states during this Diwali.
Amid the ongoing row over NEET, DMK leader Kanimozhi Karunanidhi on Wednesday met Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at his residence in Bhubaneswar.
The Chief Minister in his letter further stated that, “Non- lifting of the above quantity of surplus parboiled rice from the State due to the restrictions imposed by DFPD has the potential of severely affecting the State’s paddy procurement operations. This will affect about 10 lakh farmers.
In a big Dussehra bonanza, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday (Oct 8) announced an 11 per cent hike in the Dearness Allowance (DA) and Dearness Relief (DR) of all state government employees and pensioners.
The CM also inaugurated and laid the foundation stone of 37 development projects which will be constructed at an estimated cost of Rs 819.61 Crore.
Suresh Pujari, BJP’s Lok Sabha MP from Bargarh, has demanded Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to handover the probe of Dalit youth Gobinda Kumbhar’s death in police custody to an independent agency for free and fair investigation.
The chief ministers who attended the meeting were Naveen Patnaik (Odisha), K Chandrashekar Rao (Telangana), Nitish Kumar (Bihar), Shivraj Singh Chouhan (Madhya Pradesh), Uddhav Thackeray (Maharashtra) and Hemant Soren (Jharkhand).
SRC PK Jena today said that already 5,000 people have been evacuated and the Chief Minister has directed to complete the evacuation process by 4:30 pm today.
The FIH (International Hockey Federation) Hockey Men’s Junior World Cup is all set to take place between 24th November and 5th December, 2021 and guess what, Odisha will be hosting the global event this year.
Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has termed the spread of the border skirmishes from 20 odd villages under Kotia Gram Panchayat to other border villages in Koraput and Gajapati districts as ‘unfortunate’ and ‘matter of serious concern’.
It’s been hardly 10 days since Odisha unlocked, and people have been warned of another lockdown. The reason, caution has been thrown to the winds after relaxation of curbs.
Odisha plans to transform in the first phase 1,070 schools with modern facilities and Government feels that the move would lay the foundation for a progressive Odisha. Chief Minister said the decision to transform the schools will bring new opportunities for children of the state and will help them fulfil their dreams.
Odisha government would force to impose lockdown once again if the guidelines issued in view of Covid-19 are not followed by people strictly, warned Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday.
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday inaugurated two state of the art bus depots at Patia and Bhagwanpur respectively in Bhubaneswar
Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has written to Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik seeking his personal intervention for immediate furnishing of provisional final semester result or mark sheet for Under-Graduate (UG) students in Odisha.
The Odisha government will continue to support the teams for another 10 years in recognition of their achievement and potential to be the top teams in the world, Patnaik said.
Amid beats of dhol, traditional dance and cheers, the hockey teams were given a grand welcome at the Biju Patnaik International airport.
Shortage of Urea that severely hit the agricultural activities in various parts of Odisha pushed the farming community in despair
Odisha Minister Arun Sahoo carried out a large procession in Nayagarh on Monday (August 9) to express gratitude to Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.
Senior BJD leader Soumya Ranjan Patnaik has created a stir in the power corridors of the State again by making a veiled attack on the hegemony of a bureaucrat and a BJD MLA who, he said, are de facto ruling the State by acting as the two eyes of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.
CM Naveen Patnaik while chairing the Odisha Cabinet on Monday gave his approval to 16 ambitious an reformative projects