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Odisha BJP leader says, 'Patnaik became CM with our blessings', sparks row

Nayak, however, retracted his comments a few hours later, asserting that the BJP continues to be the Opposition party.

12 Sep 2019 1:17 PM

Odisha government asks police to ensure vehicle owners are not ‘unnecessary harassed’

Earlier, CM Patnaik had directed enforcement agencies to counsel, handhold public to facilitate compliance with the amended provisions.

11 Sep 2019 5:40 PM

Naveen Patnaik government under fire over gaps in plan for poor

Verification of the remaining beneficiaries at panchayat level will be completed by the end of current month.

30 Aug 2019 3:53 AM

3.5 crore new members joined BJP: Shivraj Singh Chouhan

The post is currently held by Union home minister Amit Shah, who has been holding the position since 2014.

20 Aug 2019 2:40 AM

BJP bent on adding Odisha to its kitty, shows no mercy to BJD

The Congress now stands weakened. Pre-poll desertions by strong leaders have shaken the morale of the party’s rank and file.

19 Aug 2019 8:31 AM


Odisha CM Patnaik sacks 15 tainted officers, cancel pension of 2

Moreover, the pension of two other government officials has been stopped over conviction on corruption charges.

18 Aug 2019 8:56 AM

Naveen Patnaik to have personal telephonic interactions

All police stations and DHHs will be covered under the programme in first phase.

16 Aug 2019 12:04 AM

Patnaik launches 22 new projects to boost Make in Odisha initiative

The statement said that these projects will bring an investment of Rs 4,461.42 crore and create 9,451 job opportunities.

07 Aug 2019 8:40 PM

Patnaik launches 22 new projects to boost Make in Odisha initiative

The statement said that these projects will bring an investment of Rs 4,461. 42 crore and create 9,451 job opportunities.

07 Aug 2019 7:19 PM

BJD’s support to arch-rival BJP remains an unexplained mystery

BJD supported Right to Information (Amendment) Bill 2019 & Inter-State River Water Disputes (Amendment) Bill, 2019.

05 Aug 2019 7:14 AM


Odisha: Central leaders fail to match aggressive canvassing by BJP, BJD

Odisha set to be a Cong-mukt state with grand old party’s votes slumped to 16.12 per cent from 33.78 per cent votes in 2000.

02 Aug 2019 8:09 AM

Built in 1959, Odisha secretariat's name changed to 'Lok Seva Bhawan'

The Odisha secretariat building was inaugurated on November 12, 1959 by the then Union Home Minister Govind Ballabh Pant.

30 Jul 2019 10:51 AM

BJD cadre in a fix over rising BJP bonhomie

The BJD is seen siding more with the BJP-led NDA in Parliament more than the Opposition camp.

15 Jul 2019 6:38 AM

Naveen asks Modi govt for direct Dubai-Odisha flights

Although Air India has international flights from Bhubaneswar to Middle East via New Delhi, it is a costlier and time-consuming option.

14 Jul 2019 6:45 AM

Naveen Patnaik requests Centre for direct flight from Bhubaneswar to Dubai

Patnaik made the request in a letter to Minister of State for Civil Aviation Hardeep Singh Puri.

13 Jul 2019 4:39 PM


Rs 10,000 monthly grant to Odisha Padma winners

Naveen Patnaik on Monday evening approved a proposal by the state culture department seeking financial assistance for the Padma award winners.

10 Jul 2019 2:57 AM

Naveen Patnaik calls meet over Patkura poll

Elections for Patkura Assembly seat will be held on July 20. Counting of votes will be held on July 24.

09 Jul 2019 12:53 AM

Odisha govt mandates 7-hour duty for college teachers

The notification said that teachers will have to devote time for the library, research and extra classes, apart from usual teaching work.

06 Jul 2019 9:09 AM

Odisha budget gives priority to pre-declared schemes

The analysis also revealed that the gap between budget allocation and actual expenditure across departments is a serious issue in a state like Odisha.

05 Jul 2019 1:11 AM

Be simple and humble: Naveen Patnaik's 'guru mantra' to new BJD MLAs

Patnaik said this while meeting the newly elected MLAs over breakfast at Naveen Niwas, his residence.

03 Jul 2019 6:06 PM