Biju Patnaik

Former Odisha Health Minister Syed Mustafiz Ahmed passes away

Ahmed, who was undergoing treatment for the last couple of months, breathed his last at a private hospital in Cuttack, family sources said.

Sep 11, 2017, 18:05 PM IST
BJD criticises Amit Shah for remarks against Naveen Patnaik

BJD criticises Amit Shah for remarks against Naveen Patnaik

BJD spokesman Pratap Deb, party general secretary Arun Sahu and Sanjay Dasburma at a press meet said that Naveen Patnaik entered politics after the death of Biju Patnaik.

Sep 07, 2017, 22:43 PM IST
BJP conclave in Bhubaneswar: PM Modi gets rousing welcome during roadshow

BJP conclave in Bhubaneswar: PM Modi gets rousing welcome during roadshow

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was given a rousing welcome by the people here today during his 9 -km roadshow that he held soon after arriving at the city airport to attend the BJP national executive meet.

Apr 15, 2017, 20:43 PM IST
In Odisha, Amit Shah gets two lotus garlands, one tagged with 21, another 147

In Odisha, Amit Shah gets two lotus garlands, one tagged with 21, another 147

BJP president Amit Shah was accorded an enthusiastic welcome by his partymen here today and offered two lotus garlands - one with 21 flowers apparently representing the Lok Sabha seats in the state and another with 147 blooms marking the assembly seats.

Apr 14, 2017, 17:54 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi pays tributes to ex-Odisha CM Biju Patnaik

PM Narendra Modi pays tributes to ex-Odisha CM Biju Patnaik

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday paid tributes to Biju Patnaik on his birth anniversary and acknowledged his diligence with which he served the society.

Mar 05, 2017, 11:22 AM IST

Daughter reveals Biju Patnaik's plans to topple the British

Incredible though it may seem, the late Biju Patnaik had plans to print fake currency notes and circulate them across the Indian subcontinent as a means of bringing about the downfall of the British Raj.

Apr 06, 2016, 22:36 PM IST
PM Modi pays tribute to former Odisha CM Biju Patnaik on his birth anniversary

PM Modi pays tribute to former Odisha CM Biju Patnaik on his birth anniversary

Biju Patnaik was the chief minister of Odisha for two terms.

Mar 05, 2016, 07:46 AM IST

BJD plans overseas celebrations of Biju birth centenary

The ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) on Thursday said it will celebrate the birth centenary of party leader and former chief minister Biju Patnaik across the globe from March 5.

Mar 03, 2016, 21:57 PM IST
Naveen Patnaik becomes BJD president seventh time

Naveen Patnaik becomes BJD president seventh time

 Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik was lected on Sunday unopposed as president of ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) for the seventh consecutive time.

Feb 28, 2016, 14:16 PM IST

Naveen Patnaik asks people to intensify fight against Centre for their rights

Raising the issue of political discrimination against Odisha allegedly by the BJP-led NDA government, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday asked people to intensify fight against the Centre for their rights.

Mar 05, 2015, 16:46 PM IST

PM Modi pays tributes to Biju Patnaik on his birth anniversary

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday paid tributes to late Odisha chief minister Biju Patnaik on his 98th birth anniversary, saying he was an "outstanding personality" whose contribution to the state and the country will always be remembered.

Mar 05, 2015, 13:58 PM IST

BJD MLAs, MP criticise denial of Bharat Ratna to Biju Patnaik

Bhubaneswar: Ruling BJD MLAs and MP Friday criticised the Centre for not conferring the Bharat Ratna on Biju Patnaik and demanded that the nation's highest civilian award be given to the former Odisha Chief Minister.

Dec 26, 2014, 17:06 PM IST

BJD MLA demands Bharat Ratna for Biju Patnaik, to meet PM Modi

Seeking India's highest civilian award Bharat Ratna for Biju Patnaik, senior BJP leader and Rourkela BJP MLA Dilip Ray on Thursday said he will soon meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the matter.

Dec 25, 2014, 20:22 PM IST

BJD to observe Biju Patnaik`s death anniversary on poll day

In a strategic move coinciding with the second and last phase of polling in Odisha tomorrow, the ruling BJD has planned a statewide observation of the 17th death anniversary of legendary leader Biju Patnaik.

Apr 16, 2014, 15:49 PM IST

Bengali settlers hold the key in Mahakalpada

Over 30,000 Bengali settlers at Mahakalpada Assembly constituency in Odisha could well become the determining factor for the ruling BJD in winning the seat this time.

Apr 15, 2014, 13:46 PM IST

BJD ridicules Narendra Modi for his remarks on Biju Patnaik

The BJD on Wednesday ridiculed Narendra Modi for speaking highly of Biju Patnaik and claimed Jawaharlal Nehru had chosen the legendary Odisha leader to be the defence minister but could not as leaders from Gujarat and Maharashtra opposed the move.

Feb 12, 2014, 19:06 PM IST

Naveen Patnaik dubs Congress "corrupt", BJP "communal"

Hinting that the ruling BJD might be a part of the proposed Third Front in the 2014 General Elections, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik dubbed Congress "corrupt" and BJP "communal".

Dec 26, 2013, 19:01 PM IST

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

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.

Oct 06, 2013, 23:33 PM IST

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

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.

Oct 06, 2013, 21:59 PM IST

Museum proposed in honour of Biju Patnaik

Residents of G Nuagaon in Odisha`s Ganjam district have urged the government to set up a museum as a mark of honour to legendary Biju Patnaik.

Mar 08, 2013, 13:27 PM IST