Tag: Odisha Cm Naveen Patnaik

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
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
Mo Sarkar: 5T Mantra Key To Get Promotion, Naveen’s Message To Cops

Bhubaneswar: Odisha has witnessed numerous instances where Police had to face wrath of public. From allegations of bribe to dispose off cases or lack of timely action, a dent has been made on the image of men-in-khakhi. In a bid to bring a change in the scenario, Odisha government is now gearing up to make […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
Bijepur Bypoll On Oct 21, Counting on Oct 24: ECI

Bhubaneswar:  The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Saturday announced the date for by-election to Bijepur Assembly seat. As per the Commission’s decision, the Bijepur bypoll will be held on October 21. An official notification regarding the bypoll will be issued on September 23 while the last date for filing of nomination by candidates is […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
Amitabh Bachchan Inspired Generations Of Cine Lovers: Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday congratulated Amitabh Bachchan on being named the Dadasaheb Phalke award recipient saying, the iconic actor has inspired generations of cine lovers and actors. The 76-year-old megastar, who has presented memorable performances in a career spanning five decades in the cine industry, was on Tuesday named the Dadasaheb […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
Odisha Cabinet Approves Major Proposals On Paddy Procurement, ISBT

Bhubaneswar: The State Cabinet today approved several proposals at a meeting presided over by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at the Loka Seva Bhawan, which include the revision of Kharif Marketing Season (KMS), 2019 policy and construction of a modern Inter-State Bus Terminal (ISBT) at Baramunda in Bhubaneswar. Speaking to media persons after the meeting, chief […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
PMAY Vs Mo Ghara Battle Continues In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Continuing its tirade against the alleged hijacking of the Centre’s flagship schemes, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) today launched massive protests outside block and municipality offices across Odisha reiterating that the state government is trying to usurp the funds provided under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) and portray it as State’s Awas Yojana/Biju […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
Is Corruption Crackdown In Odisha 'Eyewash'? Will IAS, IPS Officers Face Music?

Bhubaneswar: The zero tolerance policy of the Odisha government under which scores of corrupt government officials were shown doors in quick succession recently, has failed to impress the Opposition, which has termed it a mere eyewash. The opposition alleged that the state government is taking action against corrupt OAS and OFS officers, but going soft […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
Birthday Wishes Pour In As CM Naveen Turns 74

Bhubaneswar: From Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Union Ministers to leaders cutting across party lines, wishes poured in for Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday as he turned 74. Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to Twitter to congratulate Naveen on the special day. “Greetings to Odisha’s CM Shri Naveen Patnaik Ji on his birthday. […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
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Medical College And Hospital To Come Up In Phulbani: Odisha CM

Bhubaneswar: In a bid to boost health care infrastructure, Odisha government today announced a slew measures. Based on the reports of the ‘Mo Sarkar’ team visits to six districts, Odisha today decided to set up a government medical college and hospital at Phulbani district headquarters hospital. Announcing this, Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik said that the […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
Poverty Levels In Odisha Dipped By 25% In 20 Years: Naveen Patnaik

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has claimed that poverty levels in the state have dropped by 25 per cent over the past 20 years, precisely the period he has been ruling the state. He said the state government reaffirms its commitment to intensify efforts in building an inclusive society. “Odisha’s transformative initiatives and policies […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
Cong Ridicules Odisha CM For His Absence During Major Issue

Bhubaneswar: Opposition Congress on Thursday took potshots at Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik for remaining absent in the Assembly during a discussion relating to his home portfolio, referring to his direction to the BJD MLAs to ensure full attendance in the House. Congress Legislature Party leader Narasingha Mishra made the comment while resenting reply to a […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
Kamal Haasan Takes Advice From Odisha CM On Political Future

Bhubaneswar: Noted actor and Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) founder-President Kamal Haasan on Monday met Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik here to seek advice on his political future. “Basically, it was one-side receiving advice as a politician. I was asking my questions and I got some great answers. We are watching him and learning from his […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
Utkal Varsity Platinum Jubilee: CM Naveen Reiterates Rs 100 Cr Grant For Centres Of Excellence

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday informed that the State government has sanctioned  Rs 100 crore to Utkal University for opening six  Centres of Excellence. While addressing the platinum jubilee celebrations, Patnaik today said that Utkal University has always taken the responsibility of leading of fulfilling the State’s educational aspirations by achieving academic […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
No More Relief! Odisha To Collect Hefty Fines Under MV Act From Dec 1

Bhubaneswar: Commuters, who are yet to get their necessary documents ready, must brace up now as the Odisha government today made it clear that there won’t be any further relaxation and stricter enforcement of traffic rules under the revised Motor Vehicles Act will be reintroduced from December 1. Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik had relaxed […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021