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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

BJP forges risky truce with Naveen again

The BJP has already got a pole position in Odisha politics as the second largest party after the BJD. The Congress has been pushed to the third spot.

01 Jul 2019 3:34 AM

BJD minister calls himself God, faces backlash

The minister then compared himself with God and also equated Patnaik with Lord Jagannath.

23 Jun 2019 2:02 AM

Naveen Patnaik to support BJP candidate for Rajya Sabha

The CM, however, did not mention under which circumstances he forsook his own candidate in favour of the BJP.

23 Jun 2019 1:58 AM

BJP dissects failure to oust BJD in Odisha

A review by the BJP has blamed its loss on the saffron party’s own election strategy, which remained “unclear and flip flop”.

23 Jun 2019 1:53 AM


Odisha minister faces flak for calling himself 'God', CM Patnaik 'Lord Jagannath'

Marandi's remark, which has offended the servitors of Haribaldev Jew temple at Baripada, is being circulated widely on social media.

22 Jun 2019 9:15 AM

BJD to support NDA nominee Om Birla for Lok Sabha Speaker's post

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday invited heads of all parties for the meeting to discuss the idea.

18 Jun 2019 4:49 PM

Naveen Patnaik meets PM Modi, BJD eyes deputy speaker’s post

Speculation is also rife that the Biju Janata Dal was eyeing the post of Lok Sabha deputy speaker.

12 Jun 2019 1:04 AM

Patnaik withstood Modi tsunami, employing women power and sops

People continue to debate how Modi and Shah met their second successive defeat at the hands of maverick politician.

07 Jun 2019 1:46 AM

Naveen Patnaik’s mantris told to furnish progress reports

The council will meet on May 29, 2020 to mark the first year in government and review the delivery of manifesto promises.

06 Jun 2019 1:09 AM


Harsh Vardhan urges Delhi, Odisha, Telangana and WB CMs to join Ayushman Bharat

Vardhan has written to the Chief Ministers of these states, which had refused to join the scheme.

05 Jun 2019 8:14 PM

CM tells ministers to submit report cards of their depts every month

Patnaik had also informed ministers that state government would have to apprise people on implementation of promises made during elections.

05 Jun 2019 2:37 PM

Surjya Narayan Patro elected as Odisha Legislative Assembly speaker

In the assembly elections of Odisha, Patro had defeated BJP's Pinky Pradhan in Digapahandi constituency.

01 Jun 2019 4:52 PM

Naveen Patnaik takes over as CM for fifth term

Patnaik was administered oath of office and secrecy by governor Ganeshi Lal in a grand ceremony held at the Idco Exhibition Ground.

30 May 2019 5:24 AM

Naveen Patnaik takes oath as Odisha CM for fifth consecutive term

It is the first time Patnaik has taken oath in an open public ground. In 2000, 2004, 2009 and 2014, he was sworn in at Raj Bhavan.

29 May 2019 8:34 AM


Speculation rife over Odisha Cabinet picks

Odisha governor Ganeshi Lal will administer oath of office to the MLAs at 10.30 am on Wednesday.

29 May 2019 3:37 AM

Odisha: Fate of probe into mining scams hangs in the balance

The OPCC leaders, who were very vocal on the chit fund scam and bayed for the blood of the Patnaik government over the issue, have also kept mum.

27 May 2019 6:48 AM

Newly elected BJD MPs meet Naveen Patnaik

BJD put up a tough fight against BJP and managed to retain 12 of 21 Lok Sabha seats in the state.

26 May 2019 2:27 PM

Odisha sends 33 per cent women MPs to 17th Lok Sabha

While five women won from the Biju Janata Dal (BJD), two emerged victorious from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

26 May 2019 1:28 AM

17th Lok Sabha results, Odisha: BJD gains majority, Patnaik to become CM for 5th term

Patnaik became Chief Minister of Odisha in 1997. From then on he never lost in the five Assembly elections held in the state.

23 May 2019 9:24 PM