Tag: Odisha Cm

Odisha CM Naveen writes to centre for establishment of HC benches

Bhubaneswar: Amid mounting protests for establishment of High Court benches in southern and western parts of the state, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today requested Union Law and Justice Minister, Ravi Shankar Prasad to expedite the formal process for setting up the HC benches. In a letter to Prasad, the CM said that to mitigate […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Odisha govt's 'Ama Gaon Ama Vikash Yojana' is a failure, allege locals

Angul: From students crossing canals by risking lives to get to their schools to people carrying patients on cots are regular scenes of many villages under the Pallahara block in the district. Though Odisha government recently announced a package of Rs 6.70 crore for the block under its ‘Ama Gaon Ama Vikash Yojana’, locals here […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Bridging the gap: CM Naveen dedicates Gurupriya Bridge to people of Malkangiri

Malkangiri: Putting an end to years of wait and changing deadlines, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today dedicated the Gurupriya bridge to thousands of tribals in cut off areas of the district who until now were dependent on the waterways for transportation and communication. Inaugurating the project, CM Naveen called upon the Maoists to join mainstream […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
SC on Srimandir Management Reforms: Chhatisa Nijog delegation meets Odisha CM

Bhubaneswar: Amid flutter over the recent Supreme Court’s suggestion of allowing non-Hindus and abolishing the heredity system of service by sevayats inside Puri Srimandi, a delegation of Chhatisa Nijog on Sunday met Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and held discussion on the issues. Making their stand clear, president of the Singhari Nijog Ramchandra Singhari stated […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
What's preventing Odisha govt from inaugurating Gurupriya Bridge?

Bhubaneswar/Malkangiri: Barely a week ago when Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik tweeted a picture of Gurupriya Bridge, it brought cheers to people of the cut-off areas of Malkangiri district as they thought that the much awaited bridge would be inaugurated soon. However, uncertainty still looms large over the inauguration of the bridge that will act […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Odisha Congress MLA alleges misconduct by IG-Prisons

Bhubaneswar: Congress MLA from Dabugaon, Bhujabal Majhi on Monday accused IG-Prisions, Binayananda Jha of misconduct and demanded stern action against the official. In a letter to Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, Parliamentary Affairs Minister and the Chief Secretary, Majhi has urged action against Jha citing that his actions violated Book Circular No-47. Elaborating the incident in […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Dama Rout fires fresh salvo at State government

Bhubaneswar: Former minister and senior BJD leader Damodar Rout today fired a fresh salvo at the ruling party saying that if governance of Odisha is handled by a young MLA and a government official then it’s unfortunate. “It is the job of the leader to control and if something his out of control, whose fault […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
After Mahanadi, Chhattisgarh is eyeing Odisha's fish resources

Jharsuguda: At a time when Odisha’s concerns over decline in water flow of Mahanadi River are yet to be addressed, its fish resources are being targeted by Chhattisgarh. Lakhanpur block under Jharsuguda district is house to the backwaters of Mahanadi water from Hirakud dam. However, it is reportedly under control of a fishing mafia from […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Pradhan urges Odisha CM to explore Gulf markets for benefit of farmers

Bhubaneswar: Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, in a letter to Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, has sought cooperation in linking farmers, producers of marine products, and SMEs involved in food processing sector with the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC ) market. Various product in Odisha such as non basmati aromatic rice from western Odisha, marine products from […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Congress mounts attack on BJP ahead of PM Modi's Odisha visit

Bhubaneswar: The Congress today observed the fourth anniversary of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government as ‘Vishwasghat Divas’ or ‘Betrayal Day’ to highlight the alleged failures of the BJP-led government at the Centre. Former Union Minister Kapil Sibal, who arrived in Odisha today, termed the Modi government ‘fascist and corrupt’. Lashing out at the Modi government, […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Mahanadi row: Ruling-BJD accepts lack of foresight

Bhubaneswar: There was lack of foresight, said spokesperson of the ruling-BJD, Pratap Deb in an interview to a local news channel, adding further, “We should have known about their (Chhattisgarh government) intentions behind construction of one project after another on Mahanadi River.” “Had we thought of that, we would have thwarted their conspiracy. I accept […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Former Mumbai Police Commissioner Arup Patnaik joins BJD

Bhubaneswar: The 1979 batch IPS officer, Arup Patnaik, who served as the Commissioner of Mumbai Police, joined the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) in Bhubaneswar today. Arup joined the ruling-BJD in presence of party president and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. “Arup will prove to be a valuable asset for the party,” said CM Naveen. I have […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
31 'objectionable videos' went viral in 3 months: CM Naveen

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday told the Assembly that at least 31 ‘objectionable videos’ from Odisha were made viral on social media in the past three months. While replying to a question of Congress MLA Bhujabal Majhi, the CM said 124 cybercrime cases have been registered in different police stations of the State […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
ECI moved against Odisha CM Naveen

Bhubaneswar: BJP’s Debanand Mohapatra on Tuesday knocked the doors of Election Commission of India (ECI) over discrepancies in data furnished by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on his poll expenditure during 2014 general elections. The saffron party’s defeated Hinjili candidate moved the ECI demanding immediate hearing on the matter. It is alleged that CM, who won […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
CM Naveen to visit Bijepur on March 12

Bhubaneswar: After BJD’s thumping victory in the by-election, party president and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik will visit the Bijepur Assembly constituency on March 12. Informing media about the visit, Bijepur MLA Rita Sahu said that Naveen decided to visit the constituency to thank the people for their support. “The CM will also discuss about […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021