Naveen files nomination from Bijepur

Bargarh: Biju Janata Dal (BJD) president and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday filed nomination for Bijepur Assembly constituency in Bargarh district. Patnaik filed his nomination papers before the Returning Officer at the Padmapur Sub-Collector’s office. Security has been tightened for the CM’s visit. The Chief Minister filed four sets of nomination, an official said. […]

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Naveen files nomination papers from Hinjili

Berhampur: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik filed his nomination papers from Hinjili constituency on Wednesday for the upcoming Assembly elections as official candidate of the Biju Janata Dal (BJD). Patnaik, who happens to be the president of BJD, filed the nomination papers for the fifth term from Hinjili. Patnaik represents Hinjili constituency and has been winning […]

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Winnability criterion to determine selection of BJD candidates, says Naveen

Bhubaneswar: Biju Janata Dal (BJD) president and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday said that winnability will be the criterion to determine selection of BJD candidates for the upcoming Lok Sabha and Assembly elections in the State. He said that the party will contest the elections on its own without going for alliance with any […]

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All you need to know about Justice Ajit Singh, the first Odisha Lokayukta

Highlights Odisha Governor Prof Ganeshi Lal on Saturday appointed former Chief Justice of Gauhati High Court Ajit Singh as the first Lokayukta of Odisha. Earlier on February 12, a seven-member search committee had unanimously finalised Justice Singh’s name at a meeting presided over by its chairperson and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. The office of the […]

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Mobile vision centres to provide advanced eye treatment to remotest

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday flagged off mobile vision centres in 10 districts of Odisha to provide advanced eye treatment to the remotest. As part of SUNETRA programme, at least 53 permanent vision centres have been set up so far in 18 districts in the State. On the occasion, the Chief Minister said […]

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CM launches several projects in Ganjam

Ganjam: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday inaugurated two new berths of Gopalpur Port and laid foundation for major projects like expansion of Harbhangi Irrigation Project, piped water supply projects in two blocks and a bridge over Baghua River in Ganjam district. As part of his whirlwind tour across the State ahead of the elections […]

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Odisha CM’s flight forced to land in Jeypore instead of Lanjigarh

Koraput: The flight carrying Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik made an unplanned landing in Jeypore on Wednesday when he was on his way to Rayagada via Lanjigarh to launch several development projects. The Chief Minister’s flight was forced to land in Jeypore as it was not able to go further because of the bad weather. “Due […]

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Naveen Patnaik salutes IAF for air strikes in Pakistan

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday hailed the Indian Air Force (IAF) for carrying out air strikes in Pakistan. “Salute the #IndianAirForce for pre-dawn air strikes on terror camps in defence of our Nation. #JaiHind,” tweeted Patnaik. India on Tuesday carried out pre-dawn air strikes on terror launch pads inside Pakistan and targeted […]

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Dharmendra describes KALIA Scholarship an ‘election gimmick’, slams CM for not implementing 10% EWS quota

Bhubaneswar: Union Minister and senior BJP leader Dharmendra Pradhan on Sunday described Odisha Government’s KALIA Scholarship scheme as an ‘election gimmick’ and wondered why Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik is not implementing the newly introduced reservations in Government jobs and higher education for the economically weaker sections in the general category. Pradhan, who took to the […]

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CM launches 18 ‘Make In Odisha’ industrial projects worth Rs 2,200 crore

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday inaugurated and performed groundbreaking ceremony of 18 industrial projects worth Rs 2,200 crore from the State secretariat through videoconferencing. These projects will create employment for 3500 people. Of the total 2,200 crore projects, Patnaik inaugurated industrial units worth Rs 493.41 crore and performed groundbreaking of units worth Rs […]

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