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Biju, JB, Naveen ruled for 35 yrs, still Odisha poor: Srikant Jena

Last Updated: Sunday, October 06, 2013, 23:33

Barely two days after Union Minister Shashi Tharoor praised Naveen Patnaik for good governance in Odisha, another Union Minister Srikant Jena has held the Chief Minister responsible for the backwardness and poverty of the state.

Biju, JB, Naveen Patnaik ruled for 35 years, still Odisha poor: Srikant Jena

Last Updated: Sunday, October 06, 2013, 21:59

After Shashi Tharoor praised Naveen Patnaik for good governance in Odisha, Srikant Jena has held the Chief Minister responsible for the backwardness and poverty of the state.

Jail warder held for supply of liquor to inmates

Last Updated: Sunday, October 06, 2013, 20:53

Nexus between prisoners and jail employees for supply of liquor came to the fore in Odisha`s Ganjam district after the authorities suspended a warder on charge of supplying liquor.

BJP slams Naveen over Modi remark, dubs BJD as "B" team of Congress

Last Updated: Sunday, October 06, 2013, 20:45

Terming Naveen Patnaik`s BJD as "B" team of Congress, opposition BJP slammed the Chief Minister who recently said he was not "comfortable" with the idea of Narendra Modi as the Prime Minister.

Embarrassed Odisha Congress slams Shashi Tharoor for statement on Naveen Patnaik

Last Updated: Sunday, October 06, 2013, 20:20

Embarrassed over Union Minister Shashi Tharoor`s recent remarks on BJD supremo and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, Congress` Odisha unit on Sunday said it has lodged protest with party high command as he had no authority to speak on state matters.

Hike in bus fares in Odisha

Last Updated: Sunday, October 06, 2013, 10:19

The government of Odisha announced a hike in the bus fares by four to seven paise per km with effect from Sunday.

Congress Bhavan in Odisha attacked, PCC chief`s effigy burnt

Last Updated: Saturday, October 05, 2013, 22:15

A group of protesters, suspected to be supporters of expelled former MP Soumya Ranjan Patnaik, on Saturday attacked the Congress Bhavan here and burnt an effigy of OPCC chief Jayadev Jena.

Odisha bid to retrieve land misused by ex-Armymen

Last Updated: Saturday, October 05, 2013, 16:15

In a bid to retrieve land allotted to ex-jawans of the Army after the 1962 war and were being allegedly misused, the Odisha government has asked district collectors to submit a list of such land.

Woman gets family pension 50 yrs after husband`s death

Last Updated: Saturday, October 05, 2013, 16:10

A septuagenarian widow has received family pension after waiting for over half a century for it.

Congress` door is always open for Naveen Patnaik: Shashi Tharoor

Last Updated: Saturday, October 05, 2013, 00:27

Union Minister of State for Human Resource Development Shashi Tharoor has said that Congress` door was always open for BJD supremo Naveen Patnaik.