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Odia Language Chair to set up in JNU in name of Poet Sarala Das


Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today approved to set up an Odia Chair at the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) in New Delhi in the name of veteran Odia poet Sarala Das. The Odia Chair would be set up under the Centre of Indian Languages. Odisha Government has decided to grant of Rs 5 crore toContinue Reading…

Odisha CM asks Party MLAs to reach out People, work for Progress

Naveen Patnaik

Not happy with the party performance in Panchayat Polls, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday directed party MLAs for serious introspection over dismal show in rural polls in some districts. Concerned over the voters’ response and unofficial results of the Panchayat Polls, BJD supremo at the legislative party meeting in the State Assembly today advisedContinue Reading…

BJD bags 63 out of 69 Zilla Parishad Zones in Naveen’s Home Turf

Naveen Patnaik-Hinjili

While the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) made its presence felt across the state, barring a few exceptions, it could not gain much in Odisha CM and BJD Supremo Naveen Patnaik’s home turf. BJD has won 63 out of 69 Zilla Parishad Zones in the state. The BJP had to be content with 4 Zones, whileContinue Reading…

Odisha Panchayat Polls: BJD wins Big in Ganjam, Koraput, Bhadrak, Puri


While the BJP made strong inroads into rural areas of Western Odisha, KBK region and North Odisha, the BJD halted its march in most parts of coastal districts and South Odisha. The ruling party is leading towards a landslide victory in those areas. In Ganjam, senior BJD Leader Surjya Narayan Patro worked hard along withContinue Reading…

Lotus blooms in Odisha; BJD gets Jolt, Congress sinks

BJP Odisha

In a major boost to Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan’s leadership in the state, the BJP surged ahead to win as many as 70-72 out of 188 Zilla Parishad seats that went to polls in Odisha today. The ruling BJD got a big jolt, as it lost too many seats although it remains Numero Uno. TheContinue Reading…

Naveen Patnaik to campaign for Panchayat Polls Tomorrow

Naveen Patnaik

Odisha Chief Minister and BJD President Naveen Patnaik will campaign for party candidates in Ganjam district on Saturday. The Chief Minister will attend two public meetings at Hinjili and Sheragada tomorrow ahead of Panchayat Polls in the State. Reportedly, Patnaik will limit his campaigning to his Assembly Constituency Hinjili and Sheragada.

Dharmendra Pradhan goes aggressive in Odisha Panchayat Polls


Union P&NG Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, who is also tipped to be BJP’s Chief Ministerial candidate in 2019 assembly polls, has gone aggressive in the upcoming panchayat polls in Odisha, which is considered as an acid test for CM Naveen Patnaik and his party Biju Janata Dal (BJD). After ruling the state for 17 years asContinue Reading…

President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurates Prabasi Odia Conclave 2017

Prabasi Odia Conclave 2017

The President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated a Convention of Non-Resident Odias (NROs), Prabasi Odia Conclave, 2017 organized by the Odisha Forum and the Government of Odisha, in New Delhi on January 06, 2017. The Chief Minister of Odisha, Naveen Patnaik and the Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan were present on theContinue Reading…

Debate on Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik’s Leadership Abilities

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How do you rate Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik as a Leader? Has he been able to fulfill the aspirations of people of Odisha and put the state on the path of growth and development? Abhin Adhikari: A clean image leader with no quality of leadership a vision-less leader and obviously not a quick learner. LaxminarayanContinue Reading…

Odisha Congress threatens to hurl egg at CM Naveen Patnaik

Itish Pradhan

Congress on Tuesday targeted Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and threatened to hurl eggs at him for allegedly shielding BMC Mayor Ananta Narayan Jena for his alleged involvement in the Rishi murder case and a controversial sex clip featuring him. Itish Pradhan, State President of the National Students Union Of India (NSUI) on Tuesday said thatContinue Reading…

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