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Biju Patnaik

PM Modi cites IB letter, pays tribute to Biju Patnaik

The letter showed a glimpse of Biju Babu’s courage when he surreptitiously flew Ram Manohar Lohia (who was then underground) from Delhi to Calcutta.

06 Mar 2020 3:31 AM

Naveen Patnaik’s exemplary move to remove Biju memorial

In doing so he has gone beyond self, family and narrow frontiers. It has set a new benchmark of transformational leadership.

30 Dec 2019 7:55 AM

CM Naveen Patnaik faces Opposition fire on corruption

On September 12, the chief minister expelled Dr Rout from the BJD after he embarrassed him and his government by levelling corruption charges.

24 Sep 2018 12:59 AM

Associates of Biju Patnaik to take on Naveen?

Naveen has almost shunted out all the founder members of the BJD who he apprehended might pose threat to his position.

15 Sep 2018 12:27 AM

Eyeing 2019 polls, BJD, BJP to invoke Odia pride

Recognition of the Paika rebellion at the national level brought much cheer to Odisha — and was welcomed even by chief minister Naveen Patnaik.

04 Sep 2017 2:10 AM


Naveen, Nitish initiate talks on non-NDA president

In the Presidential election, each MLA vote carries a value proportionate to the population of the state as per 1971 Census.

08 Mar 2017 1:35 AM

Biju Patnaik hockey championship thrown open

Organisers claimed that it was the largest hockey tournament in terms of participation across the globe.

11 Dec 2016 12:58 AM