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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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".

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.

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.

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.

Ajit Singh praises Biju Patnaik

Hailing late Odisha chief minister Biju Patnaik as a great patriot and a true nationalist, Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh today said flying was a passion and pleasure for the leader.

Naveen described as Lord Krishna, OPCC prez claims Arjun tag

Ahead of Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik completing 13 straight years in office, minister described him as `Lord Krishna` while opposition Congress termed ruling BJD as `Kauravas` of Mahabharat.

Karuna recalls Biju`s bid for DMK-ADMK merger

M Karunanidhi recalled the late leader`s efforts for the merger of the two Dravidian parties in 1979 and said the attempt failed due to the AIADMK.

Patnaik inherited property from parents: CMO

A CMO spokesman said: "All the immovable
properties of the CM of Odisha are inherited from his parents - late Biju Patnaik and Gyan Patnaik.