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Naveen Patnaik
Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik likely to contest from Western Odisha in 2024 Elections

Speculations suggest that Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik might run from Kantabanji in the 2024 elections to strengthen BJD's position against BJP and Congress, especially in key districts like Bolangir and Kalahandi.

  • Wednesday, 17 April 2024
No Water No Vote! Villagers In Odisha’s Ganjam Vow To Boycott Elections Over Drinking Water Shortage
No Water No Vote! Villagers In Odisha’s Ganjam Vow To Boycott Elections Over Drinking Water Shortage

Women are walking miles, carrying buckets and pots of water in the scorching heat. These visuals are from Bhanjanagar block’s Danguapalli village in Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik’s home district Ganjam.

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  • Saturday, 06 April 2024
Naveen Patnaik and VK Pandian
Security threat to Pandian Greater than Naveen?

Hard to believe it certainly is. But that is precisely what the Twin City Commissionerate of Police would like you to believe...

  • Saturday, 06 April 2024
ODISHA GOVT HAS NO  RESPECT FOR ‘ODIA LANGUAGE’
BJP MLA Candidate Sidhant Mohapatra Slams Naveen Patnaik-Led Govt For ‘Ignoring Odia Language’

Cine star and BJP Digapahandi Assembly candidate Sidhant Mohapatra on Wednesday targeted the Naveen Patnaik-led BJD govt in Odisha on several issues.

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  • Thursday, 04 April 2024
BJD: Too Late For Course Correction?
BJD: Too Late For Course Correction?

So, what led to a sudden turnaround just weeks ahead of the elections? If sources are to be trusted, multiple ground surveys commissioned by the party suggested that the projection of Mr. Pandian as the possible ‘successor’ to Naveen Patnaik is not going down well with the electorate.

  • Sunday, 31 March 2024
Naveen Patnaik government's 'pot of sin' full, may burst anytime: Bhartruhari Mahtab
Naveen Patnaik government's 'pot of sin' full, may burst anytime: Bhartruhari Mahtab

“Like Sita Mata, our state has been surrounded by corruption, crime and injustice. The time has come to take the step that Lord Ram took to save Sita Mata (Odisha),” read his post.

  • Tuesday, 26 March 2024
‘Deprived of salary for 8 months,’ Ward coordinators stage protest at Naveen Niwas
‘Deprived of salary for 8 months,’ Ward coordinators stage protest at Naveen Niwas

Interestingly, most of the protestors are from Aska constituency, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s home turf.  The protesting women alleged that they have not been given even a single penny, except for a saree (uniform).

  • Wednesday, 13 March 2024
Odisha announces several benefits for teachers, staff of aided educational institutions
Odisha announces several benefits for teachers, staff of aided educational institutions

A lump sum amount of Rs 10 lakh and Rs 5 lakh has been approved for teaching and non-teaching staff, respectively, at the time of retirement at 60.

  • Sunday, 10 March 2024
BJP ready to fight on all assembly, LS seats in Odisha; no talks on alliance: Lata Usendi
BJP ready to fight on all assembly, LS seats in Odisha; no talks on alliance: Lata Usendi

On Saturday, BJP's election in-charge for Odisha Vijaypal Singh Tomar categorically stated that no BJD leader met him.

  • Sunday, 10 March 2024
General Elections 2024
Will there be an alliance between BJP and BJD ahead of 2024 elections?

Ahead of the upcoming general elections 2024, if an alliance is formed, it will be after a gap of 15 years that the BJD will return to the NDA fold. However, it is still unclear whether the parties will come to any consensus for any alliance.

  • Wednesday, 06 March 2024
On Biju Patnaik’s birth anniversary, know all about his Dakota plane and ties with Indonesia  
On Biju Patnaik’s birth anniversary, know all about his Dakota plane and ties with Indonesia  

The iconic Dakota aircraft that has been installed at the Biju Patnaik International Airport in Bhubaneswar as a show piece reminds the legendary leader as a skilled pilot and his daredevilry in the skies. Dakota Reminds Biju Patnaik’s Deep Relationship with Indonesia

  • Tuesday, 05 March 2024
PM Modi
PM Modi lays foundation, inaugurates projects worth Rs 20k Cr; says, 'will continue to work for Odisha’s development'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday dedicated to the nation and laid the foundation stones of multiple projects worth Rs 20,000 crore at Chandikhole in Odisha. 

  • Tuesday, 05 March 2024
Cuttack's Silver Filigree Gets GI Tag
Cuttack's Silver Filigree Gets GI Tag; century-old craft gives distinct identity to State, says CM

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said that it is a matter of honour for Odisha to get the GI tag for Cuttack's Silver Filigree (ChandiTarakasi).

  • Sunday, 03 March 2024
PM Modi launches 2,000 railway infra projects of over Rs 41,000 crore
PM Modi’s Rs 41k Cr push for development of Indian Railways; projects worth Rs 2320 crore for Odisha

The initiative was part of the inauguration for the redevelopment of a total of 554 railway stations and 1,500 road overbridges (ROB) and road underbridges (RUB) across the country at an estimated cost of Rs 41,000 crore.

  • Monday, 26 February 2024
Senior Journalist Ruben Banerjee Counters VK Pandian’s Claims Made During ‘First Ever Interview’
Senior Journalist Ruben Banerjee Counters VK Pandian’s Claims Made During ‘First Ever Interview’

During the recent interview, 5T chairman VK Pandian made some claims which were countered by Ruben Banerjee, the senior journalist who has penned the biography of Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik.

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  • Thursday, 15 February 2024
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