Tag: Odisha Cm

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
Bijepur bypoll campaign heats up

Bhubaneswar/Bargarh: It was again a show of strength by political parties including BJD, BJP and Congress as they left no stone unturned to woo voters ahead of the crucial Bijepur bypoll. On his second day of campaign in the Assembly constituency, Odisha Chief Minister and BJD president Naveen Patnaik addressed public meetings in Gaisilat block […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
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Odisha CM Breaks Ground For 11 Industrial Projects, Inaugurates 3 Other Units

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday virtually inaugurated three industrial projects worth Rs 436.93 crore. He also laid the foundations for 11 industrial projects with a cumulative investment of Rs 1,100.14 crore.

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Do lapses in Odisha IAS officer’s service record prove his political leanings?

Bhubaneswar: Under fire for meddling in politics, Odisha CM’s private secretary V Karthikeyan Pandian’s service record discipline as a civil servant has come under scanner. While service rules make it mandatory for an IAS to undergo two-week training after 10-16 years of service, the 2000-batch IAS officer seems to have never attended any training session. […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
CM Naveen Patnaik seeks PM help on energy institute

Bhubaneswar:  Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday sought intervention of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in expediting establishment of National Institute of New Energy and Innovation in the State. In a letter, Patnaik drew PM’s attention to the inordinate delay in execution of the proposed institute of national repute at Bhubaneswar by Ministry of New […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Dharmendra slams Odisha govt for skipping Niti Aayog meet

Bhubaneswar: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today launched a scathing attack on the Odisha government for not participating in the two-day meet convened by the Niti Aayog in New Delhi from January 4. Opposing the Centre’s move to appoint Odisha Cadre IAS officers as Prabhari (in-charge) officers in eight most backward districts of Odisha – Kalahandi, […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
BJYM activists protest CM’s visit to Cuttack, detained

Cuttack: The Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM), the youth wing of the BJP, today staged demonstration here at CDA and Jobra barrage ahead of Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik’s visit to the city. Hundreds of BJYM activists were protesting with black flags and bangles at the CDA and Jobra barrage. The party activists also hurled eggs […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Ridiculous to say I'm not in charge: Naveen Patnaik

Bhubaneswar:  Odisha CM and BJD president Naveen Patnaik not only downplayed the BJP victory juggernaut threat but also rubbished the saffron party’s claims that the he is not in charge and the government in Odisha is adrift. “I think that’s ridiculous. I am as much in charge as I always was,” retorted Naveen, who, otherwise […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
BJD is doing politics on Polavaram: Narasingha Mishra

  Bhubaneswar: The BJD led Odisha government is trying to find an ‘escape route’ on Polavaram, alleged leader of Opposition Narasingha Mishra on Saturday. The remarks came a day after Telangana announced support to Odisha’s stand on the Polavaram project which is being carried out unilaterally by neighbouring Andhra Pradesh. Mishra alleged that Odisha government […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Odisha CM urged to preserve Assamese litterateur Bezbaroa's residence in Sambalpur

Bhubaneswar/Sambalpur: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has been urged to preserve Assamese litterateur Lakshminath Bezbaroa’s heritage residence in Sambalpur. In a letter to Patnaik on Friday, Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal requested his counterpart not to demolish Bezbaroa’s residence. Sonowal also talked to Patnaik over phone and sought his intervention for taking a proactive step for […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
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Odisha CM inaugurates Facebook workshop for women entrepreneurs

Bhubaneswar: With an aim to empower women entrepreneurs and Self Help Groups (SHGs) with digital marketing skills, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated a Facebook workshop here on Thursday. During the inauguration ceremony, the CM said he had earlier stressed the use of three Ts- technology, teamwork and transparency to bring about transformation in the lives […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Odisha CM felicitates freedom fighters

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, on Saturday, felicitated four freedom fighters who have been nominated from Odisha to attend the ‘At Home’ function at Rastapati Bhavan in New Delhi on August 9. Patnaik offered flowers and citations to Sahadev Behera (94), Chakradhar Parida (88), Dadhichi Sahoo (91) and Gandharba Acharya (96). While Behera and Parida […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
RTI activist alleges dubious funding by Odisha CM during 2014 elections

Bhubaneswar: RTI activist Subhas Mohapatra has alleged discrepancies in the data on 2014 election expenditure submitted by Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik before the Election Commission. The news came to fore after an English News channel ‘Times Now’ aired a report titled ‘#NaveenHawalaGhotala.” According to sources, Subhas, questioning the irregularities in election funding data, has moved […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
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Naveen writes to Pradhan for restoring Odisha Bhawan land leased to petrol pump

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday raised concern over alleged encroachment of Odisha Bhawan land at New Delhi by a petrol pump. In a letter to Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, Patnaik has urged for restoring the land adjoining Odisha Bhawan, originally allotted to Odisha Government and subsequently leased out to a petrol pump. […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Odisha CM Naveen seeks flood damage report in 7 days

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today directed the collectors of Rayagada, Nabarangpur, Koraput and Cuttack districts to assess the damage caused by floods and submit a preliminary report within seven days. In a review meeting here on Monday, CM Naveen also directed the officials of different departments to work in coordination to tackle the […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021