2013-14 budget may be last before General Elections: Naveen

Hinting at early polls, Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik said the budget session of the state assembly beginning tomorrow may be the last before the next general elections and asked BJD MLAs and ministers to prepare for the polls.

Two ex-ministers convicted in corruption cases in Odisha

Two former ministers have been convicted in disproportionate assets and corruption cases during last 12 years in Odisha.

CM Naveen Patnaik to expand ministry

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday hinted at an expansion of his ministry.

Naveen Patnaik favours strong Lokpal

Orissa CM Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday said his government was committed to amending the existing law to make an effective Lokayukta in the state.

Orissa CM`s schemes aim for polls: Opposition

The opposition in Orissa accused CM Naveen Patnaik of launching schemes for "preparing ground" for the local bodies` polls, just a few months away.

Orissa CM cancels Dusshera celebrations for floods

Orissa CM Naveen Patnaik sanctioned Rs 150 crore
for construction of cemented concrete roads in 3,000 inundated
villages, official sources said.

No visit to Posco site villages: CM Naveen

Contrary to the promise made
by him about 6 months ago, Orissa CM Naveen
Patnaik on Wednesday ruled out his visit to the proposed Posco site
in near future, even as anti-project agitators sealed the
plant area near Paradip.

Lokpal report cannot be tabled in Orissa Assembly: CM

The Lokpal investigation report
on the nexus between criminals and government officials in
Orissa cannot be tabled in the state Assembly due to certain
restrictions, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has told the

Orissa CM Naveen turns 65, attends office as usual

Well wishers, politicians,
including ministers, and people from different walks of life
on Saturday made a beeline here to wish Orissa Chief Minister Naveen
Patnaik on his 65th birthday.

I am committed to make Orissa No.1 state: CM Patnaik

Orissa Chief Minister, Naveen
Patnaik on Saturday said that the state had been progressing in
every field and he was committed to make Orissa a number one
state in the country.

Orissa CM asks secretaries to visit districts

Orissa Chief Minister Naveen
Patnaik has asked department secretaries to undertake visits
to interior and backward districts to ensure proper
implementation of welfare schemes.

Elite Special Security Battalion soon: Orissa CM Patnaik

An elite Special Security
Battalion (SSB) would be set up to look after security of the
Orissa capital city and nearby areas besides providing
security to visiting dignitaries.