22 Feb 2019·
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First Poster of ‘Biju Babu’ Released * 30.40 Lakh Farmers Receive KALIA Assistance in Odisha * No One Can Block KALIA: Naveen * KALIA Outweighs BJP, Cong * NNKS Strike No Impact on Preparations for Matric Exam: Mass Education Secy * Odisha to Implement PM-KISAN Scheme * Naveen Dedicates Several Development Projects in Bargarh, Distributes KALIA Assistance * Over 14 Lakh Farmers Get KALIA Assistance in Second Phase * NNKS Strike Gets Tepid Response, Thanks to KALIA * Naveen Keeps His Words, Set to Pledge Rs 2036.68 Crore Projects for Bijepur Today * Bomikhal Flyover Opens to Public * Odisha Govt. Orders Preventive Measures for Tomorrow's Strike * Jharsuguda BJD Banks Upon Collective  Leadership * Yogi Adityanath is a Liar: BJD * Bonanza for Docs in Odisha, Naveen Approves 3 Assured Promotions * Modi's Faulty Eco Policies Spurred Unemployment: BJD * Despite Odisha Govt’s Appeal, Naba Nirman Krushak Sangathan Refuses to Call Off Strike * CM Launches Several Development Projects in Puri * Major Setback to Anil Ambani, Held Guilty of Contempt, to Pay Rs. 453 Crore in 4 Weeks, Else 3 Months Jail * Naveen Calls For Reaffirming Pledge to Uphold Principles on World Day of Social Justice * CM to Dedicate Bomikhal Flyover in Bhubaneswar Today * CM to Visit Puri Today * Tremors Felt in Delhi-NCR Region * NNKS Protest: BJP, Congress Playing with Students’ Future in Odisha, Says BJD * Swasthya Mitras to Help Patients in Private Hospitals

Mahanadi

Mahanadi Row: Odisha Congress’s Dirty Game in Clean Mahanadi Water, Its Stoic Silence Raises Eyebrows

Mahanadi Row: Odisha Congress’s Dirty Game in Clean Mahanadi Water, Its Stoic Silence Raises Eyebrows

Bhubaneswar: The Mahanadi River water dispute has taken the centre stage in Odisha for a couple of years now. Even as the Odisha Government on number of occasions has blamed the Chhattisgarh Government of acting unilaterally, the Modi-led Centre has just acted as a mute spectator in the whole issue to escalate the dispute.
Mahanadi Row: Congress Approach No Better Than BJP

Mahanadi Row: Congress Approach No Better Than BJP

With elections just round the corner, the Congress is trying to politicize the Mahanadi issue to woo the voters in Odisha, especially in Western Odisha where more than 90 per cent of the people are dependent on the river.
Mahanadi Tribunal Urges Odisha, Chhattisgarh to Resolve Water Sharing Dispute Amicably, Final Verdict on 9 March

Mahanadi Tribunal Urges Odisha, Chhattisgarh to Resolve Water Sharing Dispute Amicably, Final Verdict on 9 March

The Mahanadi Water Disputes Tribunal today urged the Odisha and Chhattisgarh governments to resolve the water sharing dispute amicably and posted the final verdict pronouncement on March 9.
Odisha CM Inaugurates Second High Level Bridge on Mahanadi River

Odisha CM Inaugurates Second High Level Bridge on Mahanadi River

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today inaugurated the second high level bridge on Mahanadi river here fulfilling the long-standing demand of the people of Sambalpur District
Naveen to Inaugurate Second Mahanadi Bridge in Sambalpur Today

Naveen to Inaugurate Second Mahanadi Bridge in Sambalpur Today

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik will inaugurate the much-awaited second bridge over the Mahanadi river near Kacheri Chowk of Sambalpur town today.
Kendrapada Boat Tragedy: Death Toll Mounts to 9, Odisha CM Announces RS 4 Lakh  Ex Gratia  to Kin of Victims

Kendrapada Boat Tragedy: Death Toll Mounts to 9, Odisha CM Announces RS 4 Lakh Ex Gratia to Kin of Victims

Kendrapara: Odisha Chief minister Naveen Patnaik today announced an ex- gratia payment of Rs 4 lakh each to the next of the kin of deceased in the a tragic boat capsized tragedy in Mahanadi River confluence near Nipania in Kendrapara district.
One Killed, Eight Missing as Picnic Boat Capsizes in Kendrapara

One Killed, Eight Missing as Picnic Boat Capsizes in Kendrapara

Kendrapara: In a tragic incident, at least one person was killed and eight others were missing after their picnic boat capsized in Mahanadi River confluence near Nipania in Kendrapara district.
Chhattisgarh Minister’s Statement Raises Question on Rights on Mahanadi

Chhattisgarh Minister’s Statement Raises Question on Rights on Mahanadi

Bhubaneswar: At a time when Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) President Niranjan Patnaik raised hopes for the settlement of the inter-state Mahanadi River dispute between Odisha and Chhattisgarh after new the government came into power in Chhattisgarh, the comments by the new Water Resources Minister of the State has raised uncertainty about the matter.
Mahanadi Water Sharing Dispute: Chhattisgarh Govt Files Affidavit Before Tribunal

Mahanadi Water Sharing Dispute: Chhattisgarh Govt Files Affidavit Before Tribunal

New Delhi: The Chhattisgarh Government today filed its affidavit before the Mahanadi Water Dispute Tribunal in reply to an interim petition of the Odisha Government.
Chhattisgarh Closes Barrage Gates on Mahanadi, Water Level Drops at Hirakud Dam

Chhattisgarh Closes Barrage Gates on Mahanadi, Water Level Drops at Hirakud Dam

The inflow of water into the Odisha’s Hirakud Dam has reduced drastically as the BJD-led Chhattisgarh Government has arbitrarily closed most of the gates of the barrages on the Mahanadi upstream.
Exclusive: Chhattisgarh Starts Process to Close Four Barrages on Mahanadi, Triggers Water Scarcity in Odisha

Exclusive: Chhattisgarh Starts Process to Close Four Barrages on Mahanadi, Triggers Water Scarcity in Odisha

Acting as per its whims and fancies, the BJP-ruled Chhattisgarh Government has once again shown its monopoly over Mahanadi, the lifeline river of Odisha.
BJD Holds Chhattisgarh Govt Responsible for Flood Situation in Odisha

BJD Holds Chhattisgarh Govt Responsible for Flood Situation in Odisha

The Biju Janata Dal (BJD) today held the Chhattisgarh Government responsible for the flood like situation on Mahanadi river basin in Odisha.
Odisha, Chhattisgarh Hold Inter-State Dam Safety Meeting for Mahanadi River System

Odisha, Chhattisgarh Hold Inter-State Dam Safety Meeting for Mahanadi River System

Postponed twice, the crucial inter-state sub-committee of the National Council for Dam Safety (NCDS) for Mahanadi river system was finally held at Ashok Niwas in Burla here on Friday where the authorities of Water Resources Department of both Odisha and Chhattisgarh discussed water management of the river for flood control.
Mahanadi Water Sharing Dispute: NGT Asks MoEF to Submit Report in 3-Months after Visiting Chhattisgarh

Mahanadi Water Sharing Dispute: NGT Asks MoEF to Submit Report in 3-Months after Visiting Chhattisgarh

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) today asked the Ministry of Environment & Forests (MoEF) to review the alleged illegal construction of barrages by the Chhattisgarh Government on the upper catchment areas of Mahanadi river and a submit a report within three months.
Odisha, Chhattisgarh to Hold Coordination Meeting on Flood Management on 24 August

Odisha, Chhattisgarh to Hold Coordination Meeting on Flood Management on 24 August

Bhubaneswar: The inter-state coordination meeting between Odisha and Chhattisgarh on flood management is going to be held on 24 August.
Odisha Government to Set up Riverine Port in Kendrapara

Odisha Government to Set up Riverine Port in Kendrapara

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Government has decided to set up a Riverine Port in PPP Mode on BOOST basis on river Mahanadi in Akhadasali village under Mahakalpada block in Kendrapara district.
Centre Approved 15 Projects of Chhattisgarh on Mahanadi, Lok Sabha Informed

Centre Approved 15 Projects of Chhattisgarh on Mahanadi, Lok Sabha Informed

New Delhi: The Centre had approved 15 projects of Chhattisgarh on the Mahanadi river between 2003 to 2016, Union Minister of State for Water Resources Arjun Ram Meghwal informed the Lok Sabha on Thursday.
Odisha CM Launches Green Mahanadi Mission

Odisha CM Launches Green Mahanadi Mission

Boudh: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday inaugurated Green Mahanadi Mission, a mega-plantation drive along the Mahanadi river basin.
Odisha CM Directs Officials to Remain Prepared to Tackle Possible Flood in Mahanadi

Odisha CM Directs Officials to Remain Prepared to Tackle Possible Flood in Mahanadi

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today insisted concerned officials and departments to stay prepared to control possible low to medium flood in Mahanadi river system due to rise in the water flow following the incessant rainfall.
Odisha Govt Partners with Tata Group to Construct Additional Spillways for Hirakud

Odisha Govt Partners with Tata Group to Construct Additional Spillways for Hirakud

Sambalpur: The Odisha Government has teamed up with Tata Group to set up additional spillways for the protection of Hirakud dam on the Mahanadi river.
Mahanadi  Rejuvenation: Odisha Govt.  to Plant Two Crore Trees on Bank

Mahanadi Rejuvenation: Odisha Govt. to Plant Two Crore Trees on Bank

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Government is planning to plant at least two crore trees on the bank of Mahanadi river as part of the ambitious Mission Green Mahanadi project.
Centre’s Narrow-minded Approach Cause of Mahanadi Dispute: BJD

Centre’s Narrow-minded Approach Cause of Mahanadi Dispute: BJD

Sambalpur: Holding the Centre responsible for the Mahanadi dispute, the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) on Tuesday blamed that the lack of national outlook and myopic approach adopted by the Narendra Modi government is a threat to national integrity.
Mahanadi Row: It's BJP vs BJP to Make Others Fool

Mahanadi Row: It's BJP vs BJP to Make Others Fool

It can be stated without any exaggeration that the BJP in Odisha is always a divided house because of its complex intra-party politics that often restricts the saffron leaders to take a common stand, even if the matter is of larger interest of the state. It is so because when a particular leader is more concerned about the state politics, while other is largely influenced by the national politics,
Haunted by Mahanadi Phobia Pradhan Seeks to Put Pressure on Chhattisgarh

Haunted by Mahanadi Phobia Pradhan Seeks to Put Pressure on Chhattisgarh

Sambalpur: With elections round the corner, Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has once again criticized the Chhattisgarh Government on Mahanadi issue to win the confidence of people of Odisha.
Chhattisgarh Has Reduced Mahanadi Water Flow, Says Pradhan

Chhattisgarh Has Reduced Mahanadi Water Flow, Says Pradhan

Sambalpur: With elections round the corner, senior BJP leader and Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has once again criticized the Chhattisgarh Government on the Mahanadi issue to win the trust of the people of Odisha.
Modi Led NDA Has No Uniform River Management Policy

Modi Led NDA Has No Uniform River Management Policy

When the conservation strategy speaks loudly that the essential ecological process and life sustaining systems be maintained, it is found otherwise. If the whole water of the Mahanadi is tapped by Chhattisgarh and Odisha without letting a drop of water go into the ocean, just imagine the ecological disasters it would spell.
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