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Opposition calls Malkangiri bandh protesting Naveen Patnaik's visit

Opposition Congress and BJP today separately called for a bandh in the Japanese Encephalitis-hit Malkangiri district of Odisha ahead of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik's one-day visit scheduled tomorrow, even as ruling BJD criticised their move calling it one "challenging democracy".

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik seeks inclusion of Odia language in NEET

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik seeks inclusion of Odia language in NEET

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi's intervention for inclusion of Odia language as a medium of examination in the prestigious National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) for medical courses.

Boost for PM Narendra Modi, Telangana CM KC Rao says demonetisation good for nation building

Boost for PM Narendra Modi, Telangana CM KC Rao says demonetisation good for nation building

In a shot in the arm for Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Telangana Chief Minister KC Rao on Thursday announced his support to demonetisation.

J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti backs PM Narendra Modi's demonetisation move, says it's historic decision

J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti backs PM Narendra Modi's demonetisation move, says it's historic decision

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbboba Mufti on Monday whole-heartedly supported Prime Minister Narendra Modi's decision to demonitise Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 currency notes.

Odisha farmers to get Rs 1,776 crore in crop insurance

Odisha farmers to get Rs 1,776 crore in crop insurance

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday said 11.61 lakh farmers across the state will get Rs 1,776 crore in crop insurance for Kharif season of 2015.

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik speaks to Modi on farmers plights, seeks RBI's review

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik speaks to Modi on farmers plights, seeks RBI's review

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to direct Reserve Bank of India to review its decision of not allowing District Central Cooperative Banks to exchange demonetised notes and said his government stands committed to every anti- corruption measure that benefits common man.

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik launches signature campaign on Mahanadi, Polavaram

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik launches signature campaign on Mahanadi, Polavaram

Patnaik became the first signatory to the memorandum, which will be submitted to President Pranab Mukherjee. It is proposed to contain at least one signature from all the 87 lakh families of the state, BJD sources said.

BJD feud out in open at public meeting in presence of Naveen Patnaik

BJD feud out in open at public meeting in presence of Naveen Patnaik

Internal feud in Odisha's ruling BJD came to the fore today when the party's Lok Sabha MP Baijayanta Panda faced opposition reportedly from supporters of former health minister and party MLA Atanu S Nayak at a public meeting in Kendrapara.

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik rejects alliance with Congress

Odisha Chief Minister and BJD President Naveen Patnaik on Thursday said there was no scope for any alliance with the Congress.

Bhubaneswar fire: Odisha CM vows strict punishment for guilty as SUM hospital owner Manoj Nayak surrenders

Bhubaneswar fire: Odisha CM vows strict punishment for guilty as SUM hospital owner Manoj Nayak surrenders

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday said that those found to be guilty in the SUM hospital fire mishap case won't be spared.

Bhubaneswar fire: SUM hospital chairman Manoj Nayak surrenders

Bhubaneswar fire: SUM hospital chairman Manoj Nayak surrenders

A day after the Odisha Police issued a Look Out notice against Manoj Nayak and his wife Saswati Das, SUM Hospital founder on Thursday surrendered.

SUM hospital fire tragedy: JP Nadda calls for punitive action, NHRC issues notice to Odisha govt

SUM hospital fire tragedy: JP Nadda calls for punitive action, NHRC issues notice to Odisha govt

Union Health Minister JP Nadda on Wednesday inspected the SUM hospital where a massive fire mishap had claimed the lives of at least 20 people on Monday.

Bhubaneswar hospital fire: Death toll rises to 24; PM Narendra Modi assures all support from Centre

Bhubaneswar hospital fire: Death toll rises to 24; PM Narendra Modi assures all support from Centre

The death toll in the Bhubaneswar's Sum Hospital fire has risen to 24.

Action to be taken in the Kandhamal Police firing incident: CM

Action to be taken in the Kandhamal Police firing incident: CM

Patnaik said the incident took place at Gumudumaha village under Baliguda block of Kandhamal district during an anti-Maoist operation by SOG personnel on July 8.

Odisha rejects centre's proposal for expert panel on Mahanadi issue

Odisha rejects centre's proposal for expert panel on Mahanadi issue

"We reject the proposal as it does not stop the construction by the Chhattisgarh government," Odisha CM said.

Congress blames Patnaik for Mahanadi river water dispute

Congress today said it would support the Odisha government to protect the state's interest in the Mahanadi water dispute with Chhattisgarh but blamed Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik for the situation.

Mahanadi water issue: Naveen vows to fight at tripartite meet

 Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today vowed to fight for the rights of the people at the tripartite meeting scheduled to be held in New Delhi tomorrow on the Mahanadi water issue.

Naveen Patnaik dedicates 1100 check dams to Odisha farmers

 Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today set a target of providing irrigation facility to additional 10 lakh hectares of land in the state by 2019 as he dedicated 1,100 check dams at a function here.

Odisha prepared for discussion on Mahanadi water issue: CM Naveen Patnaik

Odisha prepared for discussion on Mahanadi water issue: CM Naveen Patnaik

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday said that his government is well prepared for the tripartite meeting to be held on September 17 in Delhi on the Mahanadi river water dispute.

Denied help by hospital authorities, Odisha man walks 10-km carrying wife's dead body; WATCH

Denied help by hospital authorities, Odisha man walks 10-km carrying wife's dead body; WATCH

A poor man from Odisha was forced to walk down the road, carrying the dead body of his wife wrapped in a blanket for at least 10 kms.