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Odisha govt has "nexus" with Maoists: BJP probe team

Five tribals, including three women and an one-year-old child, were killed on July 8 in what police said was a crossfire during its operation against Maoists.

Ajit Jogi opens new front against Congress over Mahanadi dam

Ajit Jogi opens new front against Congress over Mahanadi dam

Jogi also trained his guns on the ruling BJP and alleged that the ruling party was also speaking in favour of Odisha.

Remarks on Mayawati shows BJP's anti-Dalit stand: Odisha CM

 Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday hit out at the BJP over the derogatory remarks against BSP chief Mayawati saying that it shows its "anti-Dalit" stand.

Fake encounter in Kandhamal: BJP chief Amit Shah forms committee over killing of tribals

Fake encounter in Kandhamal: BJP chief Amit Shah forms committee over killing of tribals

BJP President Amit Shah on Tuesday constituted a committee of three MPs to look into the killing of five tribals in Kandhamal as the party rejected the Odisha police' claim that they were killed in a crossfire involving Maoists and demanded a probe by a High Court judge.

Kandhamal violence: Shutdown called off

The shutdown called by the opposition parties-the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress-in Odisha`s Kandhamal district to protest against the killing of five tribals has been called off.

Be ready to tackle floods, Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik's message to administration

Be ready to tackle floods, Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik's message to administration

With the weather department predicting surplus rainfall this year, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday asked the administration to be fully prepared to tackle floods.

BJD members stone Textile Minister Santosh Gangwar’s car in Odisha, MLA arrested

BJD members stone Textile Minister Santosh Gangwar’s car in Odisha, MLA arrested

Several Biju Janata Dal (BJD) workers on Friday pelted stones at Union Minister of State for Textiles Santosh Gangwar's car in Bargarh.

Naveen Patnaik faces embarrassment over his tweet on Odia film actress Manimala Devi's death

Naveen Patnaik faces embarrassment over his tweet on Odia film actress Manimala Devi's death

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik faced embarrassment on Wednesday when he tweeted about the demise of yesteryear actress Manimala Devi.

Odisha to formulate start-up policy by June-end: Industry minister

The Odisha government will formulate a state-specific start-up policy by June-end, Industry minister Debi Prasad Mishra said on Friday.

PM Modi to meet Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik to discuss drought situation

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Saturday hold a high-level meeting with Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to discuss drought situation in the state.

Odisha issues cyclone alert, prepares to face impact of cyclone Roanu

With the met office predicting Cyclone Roanu to intensify into a severe cyclonic storm, Odisha government today issued alert in at least 12 districts and asked authorities to be prepared to face eventualities.

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik takes up Jagannath temple repair work with PM Modi

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik takes up Jagannath temple repair work with PM Modi

With a statewide hue and cry over the safety of Sri Jagannath temple's Jagamohan, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday took up the matter with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and sought his immediate intervention to ensure quick repair work.

Jagannath Temple in Odisha's Puri can collapse anytime

Jagannath Temple in Odisha's Puri can collapse anytime

Shree Jagannath Mahaprabhu lord of the Universe is the supreme solace and saviour of countless devotees around the world.

Odisha's SC/ST MLAs resume hunger strike

They said Patnaik will be held responsible if any unfortunate incident took place during the hunger strike.

Orissa govt gives Rs 5 lakh to widow of man who captured Gandhi's killer Nathuram Godse

Orissa govt gives Rs 5 lakh to widow of man who captured Gandhi's killer Nathuram Godse

Raghu Nayak, a resident of Jagulaipada village of Kendrapara district, was working as a gardener at Birla House in Delhi where Godse had opened fire on Gandhiji on January 30, 1948. 

Stalemate continues as Opp demands removal of Justice MM Das

There was no business in the Assembly after the Opposition made three demands.

Fire breaks out in Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik's chamber

Fire breaks out in Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik's chamber

A minor fire broke out due to electrical short-circuiting in the chamber of Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik in the state assembly building on Wednesday. No loss of life or damage to documents was reported.

Odisha earmarks Rs 300 crore for drinking water infrastructure

Earmarking Rs 300 crore for developing infrastructure for supplying potable water in Odisha, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday directed officials to provide free drinking water to the urban poor.

Compensation announced for Odisha bus accident victims

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday announced compensation of Rs.2 lakh each for the families of those who died in a bus accident in Deogarh district and free medical treatment for the injured.

80th anniversary of Odisha formation day celebrated

 Utkal Divas, marking the formation of Odisha, was celebrated across the state as Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik greeted people on the occasion.