Tag: Odisha Cm Naveen Patnaik

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Pradhan lauds Ratan Tata; seeks intervention to end IMFA impasse

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 […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Telangana CM KCR to meet Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik

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 […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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Wedding gift blast: Reema’s emotional appeal to CM Naveen

Cuttack: Wife of deceased Soumyasekhar, Reema who is now undergoing treatment at SCB Medical College and Hospital made an emotional appeal to Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today seeking justice in the wedding gift blast case in which two persons including her husband were killed and she was seriously injured. Reema urged Patnaik to take […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
BJD announces candidates for Rajya Sabha

Bhubaneswar: Clearing the air, the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) on Wednesday announced its candidates for Rajya Sabha. As expected, Ama Odisha chief Soumya Ranjan Patnaik along with founder of KIIT and KISS Achyuta Samanta and party spokesperson Prashanta Nanada were given the tickets. The names of three candidates were announced by Odisha Chief Minister […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
172 posts of doctors lying vacant in health centres in Ganjam

Berhampur: As many as 172 of the 328 sanctioned posts of doctors in Ganjam district, which recently saw an outbreak of diarrhoea, are lying vacant in health centres, an official said here on Monday. “We have apprised the government of the status of doctors in the district and requested that vacant posts be filled up […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
Patnaik congratulates Odisha Police over Malkangiri encounter

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today congratulated the Odisha Police, a day after 24 Maoists, including their top leaders, were killed in a fierce gun-battle with security forces in Malkangiri district, giving a major blow to the ultras. Patnaik, who earlier on the day called up Malkangiri SP Mitrabhanu Mohapatra and congratulated him, also hailed […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
Federal front equation: Is Naveen groping for leverage ahead of 2019 elections?

Bhubaneswar: With Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik seemingly cozying up to the idea of a federal front after a meeting with Telangana Chief Minister and TRS chief K. Chandrashekar Rao (KCR), speculations are rife over such a move by the BJD supremo, who had been quite vocal about his party’s equidistant policy and alliance-neutrality. Be […]

  • Wednesday, 23 June 2021
Dama Rout slams BJD’s push for women’s reservation

Bhubaneswar: At a time when the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) is going all guns blazing to garner support of major national and regional parties for its proposal of 33% reservation for women in Parliament & State Assemblies , senior leader Damodar Rout today termed such attempts of the ruling party as mere ‘political gimmick.’ […]

  • Wednesday, 23 June 2021
Cyclone Titli: BJD-BJP lock horns over central assistance

Bhubaneswar: A day after Odisha sought an interim assistance of Rs 1,000 crore towards relief and restoration work in cyclone Titli-affected districts, the Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) and ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) in Odisha locked horns over Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan’s statements. BJD leaders today came down heavily on Pradhan for his remarks that […]

  • Tuesday, 22 June 2021
BJP will form government in Odisha under PM Modi: Dharmendra Pradhan

Bhubaneswar: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today claimed that the Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) will come to power in Odisha in the upcoming elections. Pradhan’s statements came in reponse of the recent India Today survey which claimed that Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik still enjoyed top position in terms of popularity in the state. Patnaik left […]

  • Tuesday, 22 June 2021
Odisha CM announces Rs 1.5 crore cash award for Dutee Chand

Bhubaneswar: A day after scripting history at Asian Games, wishes and awards are now pouring in for Odia sprinter Dutee Chand from across the country. The Odisha government today announced a cash award of Rs 1.5 crore for the national record holder Dutee who clinched the silver medal in the 100 meter event at the […]

  • Tuesday, 22 June 2021
4D-Sfx theatre adds attraction to State Maritime Museum in Cuttack

Cuttack: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated a state-of-the-art 4D-Sfx theatre at State Maritime Museum Complex at Jobra here on Friday. Official sources said, the pragmatically controlled 48 seat capacity 4D theatre hall is first of its kind facility in the state. The new addition would be one of the attractions for the visitors coming to […]

  • Tuesday, 22 June 2021
Op-Ed: ‘Titli’ has blown away all the good work done over the years

Zero to 26 in four days flat. That is certainly an incredible leap for a government, which had stuck to its ‘zero casualty’ boast till Friday. Even after Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Bishnupada Sethi confirmed 26 deaths due to Cyclone Titli on Tuesday morning, an unapologetic Surjya Narayan Patro refused to admit that anyone had […]

  • Thursday, 10 June 2021
Naveen's absence from PM Modi’s official programmes is ‘intentional’: Pradhan

Bhubaneswar/Bolangir: Prime Minister Narendra Modi may have gone soft on the ruling-BJD once again, but Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan made sure he did not miss such opportunity and trained his guns on the State government during ‘Jabab Maguchhi Odisha’ programme in Bolangir today. Addressing the public rally, Pradhan stated that the Centre is committed towards […]

  • Friday, 04 June 2021
OTV Exclusive: Kamala Pujari finally gets to launch Ratri Aahar at DHH Jeypore

Bhubaneswar: When Kamala Pujari, the woman farmer of Patraputa in Koraput district and member of the Odisha Planning Board, inaugurated the Ratri Aahar Kendra at the Jeypore District Headquarters Hospital Monday night following an invitation from the administration, it became evident that the efforts of OTV did not go in vain. On December 29 (Saturday), […]

  • Friday, 04 June 2021