Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday (May 18) inaugurated the revamped, renovated periphery of the famous Shakti Peetha of Maa Tara Tarini, the presiding deity of Ganjam district.
Strongly condemning the egg attack by certain Opposition party members at the carcade of Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik in Puri yesterday, BJD vice-president and Khandapada MLA Soumya Ranjan Patnaik stated that he does not believe in pelting of eggs to express displeasure and revolt.
Opposition members hurled eggs at CM Naveen Patnaik’s carcade near Hospital chhak in Puri on Wednesday (Nov 24). The CM was returning after the foundation laying of historic Shree Jagannath Heritage Corridor Project when some protesters pelted eggs at his carcade. Black flags were also waived at the CM convoy as a mark of protest.
Odisha is all set to ban polythene from 2nd October 2018 starting with 5 cities namely Cuttack, Puri, Bhubaneswar, Sambalpur & Berhampur. Entire state is most likely to get rid of polythene in next two years. Recently, CM of Odisha, Naveen Patnaik has ordered this and accordingly state machineries are developing guidelines and drafting policy […]
Bhubaneswar: With an aim to provide early and timely information on natural calamities to the people of the state, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday launched an early warning dissemination system (EWDS). A total of 122 towers have been installed in the coastal districts to provide timely warning to people and fishermenabout natural hazards […]
Bhubaneswar: Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) president Niranjan Patnaik on Tuesday trained his guns on the State government alleging that the ruling BJD is indulged in vote-bank politics and its own food security scheme is a political move to woo voters. Speaking on the sidelines of the 150th Gandhi Jayanti celebrations at Swaraj Ashram in […]
Bhubaneswar: Initiating measures to save the pride of Odisha’s culture and heritage, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Monday shot a letter to Union Culture Minister Mahesh Sharma urging an immediate intervention into the water drainage problem at the Sun Temple of Konark. In his letter, Patnaik stated that the flooding problem in Konark Temple poses a […]
Bhubaneswar: Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday directed the Agriculture department to closely observe the situation that could arise due to intense heat wave conditions and make necessary contingency plan if required to protect the interests of the farmers in the State. While addressing the state-level Natural Calamity Committee Meeting, Patnaik stated that despite early […]
Bhubaneswar: Kendrapara MP Baijayant ‘Jay’ Panda quitting the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) amid simmering discontentment surprised many. Now, discussions are on about the ramifications that Panda’s resignation will have on Odisha’s political landscape and especially, BJD. The articulate and well-networked leader’s decision has rattled the ruling party and speculations are on if dissatisfied BJD leaders […]
Bhubaneswar: With the resignation of Kendrapara MP Baijayant ‘Jay’ Panda from the Lok Sabha today, discussions are on whether there will be a bypoll in the constituency or not. While announcing his decision today to dissociate from the BJD, Panda also said that he would separately convey his decision formally to the Lok Sabha Speaker […]
Bhubaneswar: Amid simmering discontentment, Kendrapara MP Baijayant Panda, one of the founding members of the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) tendered his resignation from the party on Monday. The Parliamentarian announced his decision to dissociate from the party after submitting his resignation to BJD supremo and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik in a three-page letter. […]
Paradip: In a show of strength ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Odisha visit tomorrow, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik criticized Central government’s silence on the ongoing Mahanadi dispute with Chhattisgarh at the valedictory programme of Mahanadi Suraksha Abhiyan at Paradip in Jagatsinghpur district here on Friday. It is unfortunate the way the BJP-led government […]
Bhubaneswar: Communist Party of India (Marxist) or CPI (M) general secretary, Sitaram Yechury on Friday gave a clarion to all secular parties to unite against BJP. Yechury, who arrived in Bhubaneswar on a two-day Odisha visit, stated that though CPM will not share the same platform with Congress, it will urge all anti-BJP forces to […]
Bhubaneswar: Emphasising the importance of industrialisation for development, Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Monday urged noted industrialist and Chairman of Tata Trusts, Ratan Tata to impress upon Odisha Chief Minister to end the two-week long impasse at the Indian Metals & Ferro Alloys (IMFA) plant at Therubali, Rayagada. The sponsored protests that are being carried […]
Bhubaneswar: At a time when the regional forces are coming together to check the Modi wave in the country, the news of Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao meeting Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik in the first week of May has stoked speculations. However, Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik downplayed the reports and said that KCR […]