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.

PM Modi assures Odisha CM on repair of Lord Jagannath temple in Puri

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday assured Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on necessary instructions for the repair of Jagamohan prayer hall structure at the Lord Jagannath temple in Puri.

Odisha CM hails higher allocation for Odisha in rail budget

Pleased over allocation of Rs 4,682 crore to Odisha against the demand of Rs 5,000 crore in the Railway budget, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday thanked Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu for accepting some of the state's major demands.

Odisha CM gives success mantra to students

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday handed out a 3-C success mantra to students in the state.

Odisha to set up 150 new cold storages in 4 years

It was decided to increase farm output every year using advanced methods of cultivation, which currently stands at nine lakh tonnes of vegetables from 5,000 hectares of land.

Odisha to give free medicine for all diseases: CM

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday said his government would distribute free medicines for all diseases, including cancer, at state-run health facilities soon.

SC rejects petition to summon Odisha CM in coal scam case

The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a special leave petition seeking to summon Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik in the Talabira II coal block allocation case, the petitioner's lawyer said here.

Cong demands Odisha CM's response on complaint of bureaucrat's wife

The Opposition Congress on Thursday claimed in the Odisha Assembly that the wife of a senior IAS officer had lodged a complaint of physical and mental torture against her bureaucrat husband and sought to know the steps taken by the government to provide her security.

Threat to blow up Odisha Assembly, CM's house

Police here received an anonymous letter Thursday that threatened to blow up the Odisha assembly, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik's residence and the state BJP headquarters.

Vedanta optimistic of getting bauxite mines in 3-4 months

"The Chief Minister assured us that we will be able to operate a bauxite mine within three to four months to feed our refinery," Agarwal told reporters after meeting Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.

Odisha CM lauds Sudarsan Pattnaik for winning US awards

Naveen Patnaik Monday congratulated sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik for winning prizes at the World Cup of Sand Sculpting 2014 held in Atlantic City in the US.

Odisha CM meets Naidu, seeks modification of JNNURM funding

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today met Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu and sought modification of funding released under Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM) so as to make the scheme state specific.

Naveen Patnaik`s property value goes up by Rs 4.15 crore

The value of Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik`s property has gone up by Rs 4.15 crore since the 2009 elections and is now worth Rs 11.88 crore, the BJD president`s affidavit said.

BJP seeks clarification on CBI-Naveen meet

BJP demanded clarification from Odisha CM and CBI Director Ranjit Sinha on their meeting saying "people wants to know what transpired between them.

It`s too early: Naveen says on Left, secular parties meet

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik, who was the first to advocate an alternative government minus Congress and BJP at the Centre, on Tuesday said it was still too early for such a move.

Odisha CM happy over minimal casualty, says rehab next challenge

Expressing relief over the minimal casualty due to cyclone Phailin, Odisha CM identified rehabilitation as the foremost challenge for his government.

Odisha CM attacks govt for neglecting special status demand

Stepping up pressure on the Centre over the special category status demand, Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik hit out at the UPA government saying it was "discriminatory" towards states not ruled by Congress or its allies.

Naveen says Union Budget not to ensure food security

Terming Budget as "disappointing", Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik alleged there is no significant policy intervention to revive growth in the economy.

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik turns 67

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday celebrated his 67th birthday in a simple manner receiving flowers from well wishers, official sources said.

Naveen supports Ramdev`s campaign if peaceful

Naveen Patnaik extended support to yoga guru Ramdev`s campaign against black money, but said the movement should be pursued in Gandhian style.