Naveen to meet PM Modi today

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi at 10:30 am at the PM’s residence at 7 Lok Kalyan Marg in New Delhi today. Patnaik will present several crucial demands pertaining to the interest of Odisha, including Odisha’s participation in Ayushman Bharat, Special Category Status demand for Odisha, financial assistance for a […]

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Naveen to meet PM Modi on June 11 amid speculation over LS Deputy Speaker’s post

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday embarked on a week-long visit to New Delhi to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi on June 11 amid speculation that the Government may offer the Lok Sabha’s Deputy Speaker’s post to Patnaik’s Biju Janata Dal (BJD). “I will meet PM Narendra Modi on June 11 and discuss about […]

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CM directs Ministers to submit performance report on 7th of every month

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday directed his Council of Ministers to submit a progress report on 7th day of every month on implementation status of manifesto promises made by his party BJD during the Lok Sabha and Assembly elections. During the first Council of Ministers’ meeting on May 29 the CM had emphasized […]

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Aparajita meets CM, seeks support for Bhubaneswar’s growth

Bhubaneswar: Bhubaneswar MP Aparajita Sarangi today met Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at the State Secretariat here and sought State Government’s cooperation for the development of the capital city. “The discussion with the Chief Minister was positive. As a parliamentarian, I will extend all support to the Government for the development of Bhubaneswar,” said Sarangi, adding […]

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CM greets Union Ministers Dharmendra, Pratap

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday congratulated Dharmendra Pradhan and Pratap Sarangi on being sworn in as Union Ministers in the second Narendra Modi-led Government at the Centre. “Congratulate Dharmendra Pradhan ji and Pratap Sarangi ji on being sworn in as Union ministers. Wish you success in living upto the aspirations of every single […]

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Naveen Patnaik allots portfolios, keeps Home and GA&PG

Bhubaneswar: Naveen Patnaik, who on Wednesday took office as Odisha Chief Minister for a record fifth consecutive term, will hold the important Home and General Administration and Public Grievances (GA &PG). The Chief Minister allotted the following portfolios to his 11 Cabinet Ministers – Niranjan Pujari (Finance, Excise), Bikram Keshari Arukh (Forests &Environment, Parliamentary Affairs), […]

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President extends good wishes to Naveen Patnaik as Odisha CM

Bhubaneswar: President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday congratulated Naveen Patnaik on his taking oath as Chief Minister of Odisha for a record fifth consecutive term. “President Kovind spoke to Shri Naveen Patnaik and congratulated him on taking oath as the Chief Minister of Odisha. The President conveyed his good wishes to him and his entire […]

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PM Modi greets Naveen, assures full support from Centre

Bhubaneswar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday congratulated Naveen Patnaik on his taking oath as Chief Minister of Odisha for a record fifth consecutive term and assured complete cooperation from the Centre in working for State’s progress. “Congratulations to Shri Naveen Patnaik Ji on taking oath as Odisha’s Chief Minister. Best wishes to him and […]

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Naveen Patnaik takes oath as Odisha CM for record fifth consecutive term

Bhubaneswar: Naveen Patnaik was sworn in as the Chief Minister of Odisha for a record fifth consecutive term. In a grand ceremony at the Exhibition Ground here on Wednesday, Governor Prof Ganeshi Lal administered oath of office and secrecy to Patnaik and his Cabinet Ministers. The Governor also administered oath to 11 Cabinet and nine […]

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BJD invites PM Modi for Naveen’s swearing-in event on Wednesday

Bhubaneswar: The Biju Janata Dal (BJD) has invited Prime Minister-elect Narendra Modi for the swearing-in ceremony of Chief Minister-elect Naveen Patnaik. This apart, Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, all MPs and MLAs from the State, representatives of various organisations like women SHGs, teachers, farmers, have also invited to attend swearing-in ceremony, said sources in the BJD. […]

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