Naveen Patnaik’s SECC demand leaves opposition unimpressed
After the Narendra Modi government had conferred constitutional status to the OBC commission, Pradhan had written to the CM asking for Odisha government to set up an OBC commission and offer quotas in educational institutes.
8-time National Award winner Manmohan Mohapatra passes away; Naveen Patnaik pays tribute
Born in 1951, the film-maker studied at the FTII in ...
BJD not dependent on him, says Naveen Patnaik
The undiminished popularity of Patnaik has ensured the regional party’s dominance in the state....
Khelo India University Games to be held from February 22 in Bhubaneswar
"I am truly delighted to announce that the first edition of the Khelo India University Games will be held in Bhubaneswar. I am sure the true spirit of sportsmanship will be showcased during this event," Patnaik said at the launch of the Games, in the presence of sports minister Kiren Rijiju.
Naveen Patnaik: Yes to CAA and no to NRC
“The Citizenship Amendment Act has nothing to do with Indian citizens, It only deals with foreigners. The Biju Janata Dal MPs, both in the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha, had made it clear that we do not support NRC. I would like to appeal to our citizens to let peace prevails and not to indulge in rumour mongering,” Naveen Patnaik told the media on Wednesday.
Odisha issues notification for Census of India 2021, NPR
Naveen Patnaik had raised a few eyebrows by supporting the Centre’s Citizenship Ammendment Bill (now an Act) in both the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha. A few days later, he announced that his party, the Biju Janata Dal, which has supported most of the Narendra Modi government’s bills, would not support the National Register of Citizens.
CAB not for Indian citizens, BJD will not support NRC: Naveen Patnaik
The Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019 has nothing to do with Indian citizens, it only deals with the foreigners.
Odisha CM releases draft architectural plan of Shree Jagannath Heritage Corridor Project, seeks suggestions
Speaking at the event, the Chief Minister expressed his gratitude to the people of Odisha, particularly people of Puri, for their cooperation and active participation in the project.
Odisha govt launches online platform for issuance of certificates
"No Department shall ask for Solvency certificate. Instead of Solvency certificates, IT Returns, Bank Guarantee, etc for issuing licenses to storage agents, grant or renewal of excise license, quarry lease, etc, shall be asked for," said a government release.
Naveen Patnaik makes new organisational appointments within Biju Janata Dal
The influential Jajpur MLA, Pranab Prakash Das has been appointed General Secretary (Organisation) a position that the regional party, in power since the last 19 years, did not have until now.
President Ram Nath Kovind lays foundation stone to Paika Bidroha memorial
The Narendra Modi government had promised this memorial during the bicentennial celebration of the Paika Bidroha in 2017. Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has demanded for the 1817 revolt to be recognised as India’s first mutiny against the British, a demand endorsed by Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan.
Odisha reduces Kalia assistance to Rs 4,000 from Rs 10,000
The decision to reduce the Kalia assistance was taken after the Odisha government merged the Kalia scheme with the Centres Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN), launched in February 2019, officials said.
Dutee Chand on TIME 100 Next list; Naveen Patnaik says Odisha is proud
Lilly Singh, Varun Sivaram, Coco Gauf, Ben Stokes, and Henry Golding also feature on the list.
Bijepur victory sets new record for Naveen Patnaik's BJD
Naveen Patnaik, for the first time in his long twenty years in government, had contested from two seats during the simultaneous state and general elections earlier this year.
Kamal Haasan receives honorary doctorate from Odisha's Centurion University
Veteran actor and Makkal Needhi Maiam chief Kamal Haasan was conferred an honorary doctorate for his contribution to cinema, on November 19 ...
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