Tag: Odisha Cm Naveen Patnaik

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Tremors of CBI-Mamata standoff felt in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Even though the on-going standoff between Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is restricted to Kolkata, its heat was today felt in Odisha. Opposition parties trained their guns on Biju Janata Dal (BJD) for coming to the defence of Mamata Banerjee and criticising CBI. The Bharatiya Janta Party […]

  • Tuesday, 04 May 2021
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'Absolute nonsense', says Naveen in response to BJP allegation of CBI grilling him on ponzi scam

Bhubaneswar: Hours after BJP legislature party leader KV Singh Deo stirred hornet’s nest by claiming that Odisha Chief Minister was quizzed by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in connection with the multi-crore chit fund scam, Naveen retorted to such allegations as ‘absolute nonsense’. Citing media reports that Naveen was also grilled by the CBI […]

  • Tuesday, 04 May 2021
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'Absolute nonsense', says Naveen in response to BJP allegation of CBI grilling him on ponzi scam

Bhubaneswar: Hours after BJP legislature party leader KV Singh Deo stirred hornet’s nest by claiming that Odisha Chief Minister was quizzed by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in connection with the multi-crore chit fund scam, Naveen retorted to such allegations as ‘absolute nonsense’. Citing media reports that Naveen was also grilled by the CBI […]

  • Tuesday, 04 May 2021
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Odisha celebrates Saraswati Puja with religious fervour

Bhubaneswar: Being one of the most significant festivals, Saraswati Puja is being celebrated with religious fervours across Odisha today. Several schools and other educational institutions have made elaborate arrangements to perform special rituals to worship Saraswati, the goddess of knowledge. Amid chanting of hymns, children in Bhubaneswar invoked the goddess in their respective schools. #WATCH: […]

  • Tuesday, 04 May 2021
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Our work will win us the elections: Naveen Patnaik

Bhubaneswar: Ahead of the 2019 elections, Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik sounded confident of coming to power once again in the State. Responding to editorial director of the New Indian Express, Prabhu Chawla’s question during the book launch of “Juggernaut: Odisha on the move”, Patnaik yesterday said that, “The government’s work will prove to be enough […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
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Odisha CM distributes land 'rights certificates' to slum dwellers

Bhubaneswar: Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated a slew of projects worth Rs 1300 crore in Bhubaneswar today and distributed land ‘rights certificates’ to slum dwellers as a part of the Awas Yojana. The CM also disbursed financial assistance to women under Mission Shakti. Addressing the event, CM Naveen Patnaik said “Today 10,000 people were […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
Op-Ed: Naveen's Bid To Empower Women

By Ashutosh Mishra Bhubaneswar: Chief minister, Naveen Patnaik has been a staunch advocate of women empowerment. In one of his now famous speeches he had described empowerment of women as the real ‘double engine’ for growth, a phrase coined by Prime Minister, Narendra Modi while campaigning for his party in Odisha where he had sought […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
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Naveen seeks performance report from party MPs

Bhubaneswar: Biju Janata Dal (BJD) President and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday asked his party MPs to submit reports of their performance in the Parliament and on the steps taken by them to resolve issues in their respective constituencies every two months starting August. In a letter to all the Lok Sabha and […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
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Naveen hopes police will take exemplary action against rapists

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Saturday expressed hope that the state police would take exemplary action against those involved in the sexual abuse of minor girls. Patnaik said this after inaugurating a workshop on the safety of women and children here. “The police have a responsibility to create a secure environment for the citizens. […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
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CBSE Class 10, 12 Exam Fee Hike: Odisha CM urges HRD Minister to rollback decision

Bhubaneswar:  Amidst the ongoing resentment over the move of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) to increase the fees of Class 10 and 12 board examinations for SC and ST students, Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik today sought intervention of Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD). In a letter to Union HRD Minister, Ramesh Pokhriyal […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
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Online Land Revenue Payment System Introduced In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: On the occasion of 73rd Independence Day, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated the much-awaited online land revenue payment system from the Loka Seva Bhavan in Bhubaneswar today. The new system will come to the rescue of people including farmers who earlier had to face difficulties in paying their land revenue. “This system would […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
Op-Ed: Why Western Odisha Suits BJP More?

By Ashutosh Mishra Bhubaneswar: What is it that makes BJP stronger in western Odisha compared to the state’s coastal belt? Right from the beginning the party has been winning more seats in the western region while it has found it difficult to penetrate the coast where currently the Naveen Patnaik-led Biju Janata Dal (BJD) dominates. […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
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Op-Ed: Patnaik May Have Many Advisors But He Trusts Himself Most

By Ashutosh Mishra Bhubaneswar: Eversince chief minister, Naveen Patnaik stepped into the political arena there has been speculation about the people guiding him. In the initial days bureaucrat-turned-politician, Pyari Mohan Mohapatra was believed to have been his informal advisor. Mohapatra, who had worked closely with Naveen’s father, Biju Patnaik, was known to the family and […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
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Op-Ed: Naveen’s Bid To Make Governance Pro-People

By Ashutosh Mishra Bhubaneswar: Not one to rest on his laurels chief minister, Naveen Patnaik has set about the task of further strengthening the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) organisation in the state. The party, of which he is the president, has decided to launch an ambitious membership drive almost doubling its strength in the state. […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
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Relief for motorist from hefty fines: Odisha relaxes enforcement for 3 months

Bhubaneswar: Expressing concerns over the recent fracas between public and police at Rajmahal square in Bhubaneswar during enforcement of guidelines under the amended Motor Vehicles Act 2019, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday relaxed the enforcement drive for three months. In a latest decision, Patnaik has directed the enforcement agencies not to aggressively go […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
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