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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.

Odisha Bandh called by Congress over Mahandai river issue hits normal life

Odisha Bandh called by Congress over Mahandai river issue hits normal life

The Congress holds Biju Janata Dal government in Odisha and Bharatiya Janata Party government in Chhattisgarh responsible for the dispute over the sharing of waters of the Mahanadi River.

Forty killed in lightning strikes in Odisha, CM Naveen Patnaik announces compensation

Forty killed in lightning strikes in Odisha, CM Naveen Patnaik announces compensation

At least 40 people were killed and more than 35 others were injured in lightning strikes in Odisha in the past 24 hours, media reports said on Saturday. 

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.