BJD supremo and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik owns assets worth over Rs 63.64 crore and owes Rs 15 lakh loan to sister Gita Mehta.
The Biju Janata Dal today alleged that the BJP is misusing the central government entities for its election campaigns violating model code of conduct.
The Biju Janata Dal (BJD) received suggestions from the people for preparation of its manifesto for the upcoming elections in Odisha.
The Commissionerate Police today served notice to Odisha BJP leaders for allegedly producing a fake intelligence report claiming it to be of State Police Intelligence Branch on BJD supremo and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s candidature from Hinjili assembly constituency.
The Odisha Congress is shedding crocodile tears on women empowerment for so many years, alleged ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) here today.
BJD supremo and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today filled nomination papers for the Assembly polls from his traditional Hinjili constituency in Ganjam district.
With the general and assembly elections in Arunachal Pradesh due in few days, the Bharatiya Janata Party today suffered a major setback. At least twenty five leaders of the party have resigned en-mass protesting against of the party’s ticket distribution.
BJD supremo and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik visited the historic Tara Tarini Peetha and paid his obeisance to the presiding deity of the Ganjam District before filling nomination papers for upcoming elections.
BJD supremo and four-time Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik will visit the historic Tara Tarini Peetha to seek blessings of the presiding deity (Ista-Devi) of his home district Ganjam before filing nomination papers for upcoming Assembly election today.
Senior Congress leader Tara Prasad Bahinapati expressed his strong displeasure over the tickets distribution by the grand old party for the upcoming elections, sources said.
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik will file his nomination for the Assembly polls from Hinjili constituency in Ganjam district on Wednesday, official sources said.
Keeping the best interest of the people and State, Odisha’s ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) has chosen its MLA candidates for the ensuring Assembly elections, said the party president and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.
BJD supremo and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik will contest from two assembly constituencies in the upcoming elections.
At least two Maoists were gunned down in an exchange of fire with security forces on the Andhra Pradesh-Odisha border early this morning.
In a further setback to the beleaguered Odisha Congress ahead of elections, incumbent Salepur MLA Prakash Behera left the grand old party here today morning.
Inspired by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s leadership, his pro-poor policies and development works, more than 2,000 BJP and Congress workers from Mayurbhanj District joined the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) here today.
While Sambit Routray, a young mechanical engineer by profession and known for his reasonably soft and decent in dealing with public, was standing in the queue of BJD ticket aspirants at Naveen Nibas with hope of entering into electoral politics in the upcoming elections, his father and a self-proclaimed Biju loyalist Damodar Rout embraced the saffron bandwagon in New Delhi in search of a new poli
The Hindu saints today blessed Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik for his victory in the upcoming elections in the State.
The Odisha unit of Congress will release its list candidates for the upcoming Assembly and Lok Sabha polls after March 16, said OPCC president Niranjan Patnaik here today.
Ananta Narayan Jena, former Mayor of Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has been appointed as the State General Secretary of the Biju Janata Dal (BJD).
Odisha’s ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) today formed a 37-member manifesto committee that will prepare the party’s manifesto for the coming elections in the State.
Launching a tirade against the BJP governments at the Centre and Uttar Pradesh after meeting Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad at a Meerut hospital on Wednesday, Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi alleged that the BJP government wants to suppress the voice of the youth.
The Bhubaneswar-Cuttack Police Commissionerate today issued advisory for public meeting, road shows and rally in connection with simultaneous General and Assembly elections in Odisha.
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today said that allocation of 33 per cent seats for women will be a humble tribute to the Father of Nation Mahatma Gandhi on his 150th birth anniversary.
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has congratulated Odisha born nuclear physicist Dr Ajit Kumar Mohanty on assuming charge of Director of the most prestigious nuclear research institute in the country, the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC).
New Delhi: Senior Congress leader and Rajasthan health minister Raghu Sharma came down heavily on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, alleging that the PM forced the Election Commission to delay the announcement of Lok Sabha poll dates to facilitate his election campaigning. Sharma, who is in-charge of the Congress Campaign Committee in Rajasthan, said that the poll dates announced by the EC were as per
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s decision to provide one third of party tickets to woman candidates for the Lok Sabha elections has set a perfect example in the national politics with media hailing it as a remarkable step in ensuring women their longstanding and rightful due by bringing them in the country’s highest decision-making process.
Labeling serious allegations against the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led NDA Government, National Conference president Farooq Abdullah today said that the airstrikes on the Jaish-e Mohammad camp at Balakot was conducted with an eye on upcoming national elections.
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today welcomed the Election Commission of India’s announcement for elections to Odisha Assembly & Lok Sabha to be held in four phases from April 11 to April 29.
As the upcoming Lok Sabha election is most likely to be a direct battle between Narendra Modi and Rahul Gandhi, the AICC president on Saturday stepped up attack on the Prime Minister holding the BJP government responsible for Pulwama terror attack.
Making user and provider aware on restricted use of plastic and to accentuate on ban of plastic carry bags Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation has accelerated its drive. Squads formed for the purpose are visiting areas and markets in BMC limit.
The Mahanadi Water Disputes Tribunal has deferred the pronouncement of the verdict till March 30 and directed the two neighboring States – Odisha and Chhattisgarh to resolve the issue amicably.
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik will visit Kandhamal District today to launch a slew of development projects.
A new Cancer Department has been opened at Capital Hospital here today
Former Works Secretary, Government of Odisha, Nalini Kant Pradhan joined the ruling Biju Janata Dal in presence of party supremo Naveen Patnaik at Naveen Niwas ahead of the poll today here in city.
As the world celebrates the International Women’s Day today, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s historic resolution seeking 33 per cent reservation for Indian women in the legislative assemblies and Parliament must be seen as a path-breaking initiative towards women empowerment.
The Congress today released its first list of candidates for the Lok Sabha elections to be held in May.
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today approved the appointment of 938 MBBS doctors.
With the Centre threatening a probe over stealing of "privileged documents" related to Rafale deal from the Defence Ministry, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday demanded an investigation against Prime Minister Narendra Modi for conducting parallel negotiations and delaying the delivery of the French jets to India.
Odisha’s Gajapati District bagged an award from the NITI Aayog for best practices in financial inclusion and skill development after cyclone Titli hit the district in October last year.
With assembly elections just round the corner, the Jharsuguda unit of Odisha BJP is facing mounting troubles in deciding probably candidates with local leaders threatening mass resignation if preference is given to an outsider.
While the BJP’s much hyped ‘Mission 120 Plus’ drastically failed to get concrete shape in Odisha despite utmost priority given by the Central leadership to this poll-bound State, the saffron party is facing daunting task of fielding strong candidates in the upcoming elections to take on an unstoppable Biju Janata Dal, which no doubt, keeps its popularity intact among the voters.
Berhampur has been adjudged as the cleanest city in Odisha in the Swachh Survekshan 2019 ranking.
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today said , Poor peoples’ happiness gives me immense satisfaction.
The biggest investment intent received at the Make in Odisha Conclave 2018, the biennial flagship global investors’ meet held in November last year, has taken a major step forward in implementation.
Biju Patnaik Jayanti was celebrated in G. Nuagam village, the parental village of legendary freedom fighter and former Chief Minister Biju Patnaik.
Odisha today paid rich tribute to legendary freedom fighter and former Chief Minister Biju Patnaik on his 103rd birth anniversary. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik paid floral tributes to Biju Babu's statue in Biju Patnaik Park.
While shrewd businessman-turned politician Baijayant ‘Jay’ Panda profoundly claimed that he joined the BJP because of strong leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and party president Amit Shah, but the absence of Shah at the joining ceremony of the expelled BJD leader has raised several questions in the political circles in Odisha.
In an effort to reach out to the people to get their opinions for the further development of Odisha, the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) will launch a new campaign ‘‘Ghare Ghare Sankha: Matamata Diyanti Apana, Palana Karanti Naveen” (Conch is in every household. Give your opinions, Naveen fulfills) across the State from March 5 on the occasion of 103rd birth anniversary of legendary freedom fighter a
In line with his government’s commitment towards women empowerment through the Mission Shakti programme, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik distributed the seed capital to the members of women self-help groups (WSHGs) under the programme here today in order to expedite establishment of women-led enterprises in the State.