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Naveen Patnaik faces heat over dalit girl’s gangrape, suicide

BJD leaders are upset with Patnaik for ignoring them and allowing an IAS officer in the CMO to interfere in party affairs.

12 Feb 2018 12:14 AM

Reporters’ Diary: Naveen misses the mission

Recently the Aam Aadmi Party set up a stall to sell pakodas in Lucknow when the cops chased them away.

05 Feb 2018 12:38 AM

BJD suspends MP Panda for anti-party activities

Surya Narayan Patro said the lawmaker was found to be involved anti-party activities.

25 Jan 2018 2:54 AM

Dethroning Naveen tough for Pradhan

A coordinated campaign strategy, aptly backed by a spirited youth brigade, gives the Odisha CM a competitive advantage over the rivals.

15 Jan 2018 2:22 AM

Divide in BJD over ‘running’ of admin

The chief minister’s office has one non-Odia IAS officer — private secretary V.K. Pandian, a 2000-batch Odisha cadre IAS officer hailing from TN.

15 Jan 2018 2:02 AM


Scoring a suicidal goal

Mr Gohain blamed the ruling BJD — an arch-rival of the BJP — for adopting dilatory approach to acquire land for various projects.

15 Jan 2018 12:36 AM

Naveen Patnaik will win state polls again, say astrologers

There is less possibility to witness a big change in the politics in Odisha, they predicted.

02 Jan 2018 4:23 AM

Naveen Patnaik faces questions on his anti-graft stand

Patnaik has not yet been able to prove the corruption charges against any of the dropped ministers.

01 Jan 2018 2:51 AM

Odisha: 3-yr-old trapped in 50 metre borewell pit, rescued after 8 hrs

A joint operation, launched by Odisha fire brigade and ODRAF team, led to the rescue of Radha Sahu.

26 Dec 2017 10:51 AM

Naveen Patnaik govt questioned ahead of BJD anniversary

Congress urged CM and BJD chief Naveen Patnaik to reply on job generation in past 20 years.

26 Dec 2017 12:44 AM


No plan for any reshuffle yet, says Naveen Patnaik

This remark sparked resentment among the Brahmins, who demanded an apology from Rout while seeking his sacking.

24 Dec 2017 5:12 AM

Odisha CM removes minister over ‘derogatory’ remarks against Brahmins

Damodar Rout had earlier been asked thrice to resign for different reasons. This was the first time that he was removed from the Ministry.

23 Dec 2017 9:19 AM

Mahanadi river row: BJD leaders demand solution, protest at Parliament

The BJD under Naveen Patnaik had decided to raise Mahanadi tribunal and Polavaram issues during the winter session of the Parliament.

20 Dec 2017 2:32 PM

Naveen Patnaik uses Mahanadi dispute to sting BJP

BJD supremo Naveen Patnaik has instructed all his 20 Lok Sabha and eight Rajya Sabha members to raise the Mahanadi issue in Parliament.

18 Dec 2017 2:00 AM

Clean-up in UP

The state government is also forcing employees to take VRS if they do not wish to be shown the door on grounds of poor performance.

18 Dec 2017 1:49 AM


Odisha CM Naveen begins spadework to hold fort in Odisha

Sources said the BJD chief has started short-listing of candidates ahead of the polls.

18 Dec 2017 12:56 AM

Naveen Patnaik writes to Modi over dam project

Odisha CM sought the PM’s intervention not to allow the construction of the project until all the pending issues are settled by the apex court.

30 Nov 2017 6:20 AM

Naveen Patnaik trying to consolidate vote bank

BJD announces schemes targeted at workers, slum dwellers, farmers, teachers.

27 Nov 2017 5:05 AM

Reporters' diary: Father, son play musical chairs

The now on-now off relationship between Mulayam Singh Yadav and his son Akhilesh Yadav has already left Shivpal Yadav on no-man’s land.

27 Nov 2017 4:17 AM

Odisha: BJP strives for Amit Shah’s ‘Mission 120 plus’ target

Patnaik, it was learnt, has been taking regular updates from BJD cadre in Bijepur.

20 Nov 2017 2:19 AM