Tag: Odisha Cm

Naveen wants coalition to sail through 2019 elections: BJP

Bhubaneswar: A day after Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik met Atal Bihari Vajpayee at New Delhi, speculations are now rife over the political significance of the meeting even though the former termed it as a ‘courtesy call’. However, BJP sees it more than just a courtesy visit and has accused the ruling party of having serious political motives behind […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
CM Naveen Patnaik seems in a 'no & yes' dilemma over ministry reshuffle

Bhubaneswar: CM Naveen Patnaik has kept everyone guessing about his move to reshuffle his ministry after party’s sub-par performance in the recently concluded Panchayat Polls. While earlier during the day in New Delhi, Patnaik ruled out the chances of a ministry reshuffle saying there are no thoughts about that right now, upon his return to […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Biju Patnaik deserves Bharat Ratna: CM Naveen

New Delhi: Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik today asserted that legendary leader Biju Patnaik deserves the Bharat Ratna. “I think he certainly deserves it, very much,” said Naveen while taking to newsmen in New Delhi. On being asked about Odisha’s demand for a special category status, Patnaik said “For a very long period we have been […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Bhadrak Unrest
Bhadrak unrest: Police stage flag march; Centre sends in force

Bhadrak: Though situation in the communally tense Bhadrak town is slowly clawing back to normal with no untoward incident being reported, palpable tension continues to prevail in view of which police staged a flag march today. The Centre today rushed 2,000 paramilitary personnel to Odisha to assist the local administration in maintaining law and order […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Naveen to meet elected PRI members from tomorrow

Bhubaneswar: From tomorrow onwards, Odisha CM and BJD president Naveen Patnaik will embark on a journey to various district party headquarters to meet the newly-elected Panchayati Raj Institution (PRI) members as a part of an effort to strengthen the party’s organisation at the grassroots and review the performance in the recently concluded rural polls. The […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Odisha CM reviews Maoist situation after railway station blast

Bhubaneswar: After Maoists attacked a railway station in Odisha’s Rayagada district early today, setting off a blast and putting up posters protesting against the proposed visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the State next month, Chief minister Naveen Patnaik took stock of the situation. Chief Secretary Aditya Padhi, Home department Secretary Asit Tripathy, Police […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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Odisha’s demands not considered in GST: Amat

Bhubaneswar: A day after the Lok Sabha passed four supplementary legislations to pave way for the implementation of Goods and Services Tax (GST) across the country, the Odisha government said that the State’s demands were not considered while deciding to implement the regime. Citing his displeasure over the form in which the GST was passed, […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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Naveen out to dump 'Inaccessible' tag

Bhubansewar: Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik, it seems, has taken an image makeover route to come out self-imposed shell. Patnaik, riding on the crest of popular mandate, dons the mantle of chief minister for record seventeen years; still opponents target him as an ‘inaccessible’ chief minister. Common men clicking selfies with chief minister was something […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
CM Naveen at bookstore
Frenzy after CM Naveen pops into bookstore in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: In an extremely rare glimpse of Naveen Patnaik running errands, the chief minster dropped by a bookstore in the capital city, leaving other shoppers and bystanders in a frenzy. Not only the shopkeeper, but also everyone around was startled by the sudden appearance of Naveen, who along with his sister Geeta Mehta visited a […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
CM launches 181 helpline for women

Bhubaneswar: On the occasion of International Women Day, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today launched a dedicated helpline number ‘181’ to provide immediate assistance to the fairer sex in the state. The new facility was launched at the state level programme organised by Women and Child Development Department here today. Speaking on the occasion, Chief Minister […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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Odisha CM Naveen quashes rumours of ill-health

Bhubaneswar: Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday quashed all rumours in social media over his ill-health and said he is absolutely fit and fine. On being asked by a newsman whether it is true that he is ill and is planning to travel abroad for treatment for four months, Patnaik promptly replied, “It’s absolutely […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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Odia cine stars Uttam Mohanty, Asit Pati join BJD

Bhubaneswar: Odia cine stars Uttam Mohanty and Asit Pati joined the ruling-BJD today. Both the stars were at the Odisha CM and BJD supremo Naveen Patnaik’s residence Naveen Niwas where they formally joined the party. Both Uttam and Asit are well known actors of the Odia film industry. “The two well known Odia film stars, […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Netaji Jayanti
Odisha remembers Netaji, Veer Surendra Sai

Cuttack: The people of Odisha celebrated the birth anniversaries of firebrand freedom fighters Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose and Veer Surendra Sai. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today offered floral tribute to the firebrand leader and freedom fighter Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose at Janakinath Bhawan, his birthplace-turned museum, at Odia Bazar in Cuttack on his 120th birth […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Naveen to visit Malkangiri despite Cong, BJP bandh call tomorrow

Notwithstanding the bandh call given by Opposition Congress and BJP, Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik will visit the tribal dominated Malkangiri district tomorrow. Keeping in mind, the Left Wing Extremism (LWE) activities in the district and the bandh call by Opposition parties, security has been beefed up ahead of the CM’s visit.

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
CM nod pending on modalities for regularization of school teachers

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government today announced that the modalities for regularization of school teachers is ready and following the approval of the chief minister, a notification to this effect will be issued by the School and Mass Education department. As per the modalities, teachers with 8 years of satisfactory work experience along with the desired […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021