Party sources said the interrogation of his PA Saroj Sahoo, who played a major role within the BJD, has left Naveen unnerved.
Fears backlash after Navin aide quizzed in chit fund scam.
Move comes ahead of selection of new CBI; Prakash is considered a frontrunner for the post.
Mishra who has a corruption case against him is among the seniormost contenders for the post of CBI chief.
Naveen Patnaik's personal assistant Saroj Sahu was interrogated for over one-and-half hour on Saturday over his links with the Seashore group.
A BJD MP and former MLA have already been arrested in the case.
Even as she was recovering at first, her condition suddenly deteriorated and doctors declared her dead Thursday.
Amid the din, Speaker Niranjan Pujari adjourned the House.
CBI officials reached the government quarter of Pattajoshi, a consulting editor with Odia daily Pragativadi.
During the raid, CBI arrested one Subhankar Nayak and seized Rs14.63 lakh, two gold biscuits of 50 gm each and certain incriminating documents from him.
Mohapatra said that CBI officials seized some bank passbooks and other important documents.
The MP is believed to be close to CMD of Seashore group Prashant Das, now in CBI remand for interrogation.
M B Shah Commission in its report found that as many as 38 leaseholders of iron ore and manganese mines encroached on at least 306.33 hectare.
A day before Children's Day, Orissa boy loses left arm while working in maize factory.
Divan filed an application in SC complaining that the Orissa govt was not cooperating in the investigation.
In a press conference by BJD MP Pinaki Mishra in Puri journalists were allegedly given Rs 200 in envelopes.
Officials said the the entire recruitment process would soon be cancelled.
Of the 44 chit fund groups being probed by the CBI, so far 4 politicians have been arrested in cases.
The govt would also make it mandatory for all such firms to report their activities to officer in charge of local police station.
Orissa chit fund scam: BJD suspends 2 from party, BJP distances self from ex-MLA
CBI has been probing the activities of 44 ponzi companies in the state which allegedly duped thousands of investors.
The compensation would not exceed the principal amount of the depositor.
Tripathy who was arrested by the CBI on Friday, was forwarded to court this afternoon.
Essar Oil was awarded the CBM block (IB-CBM-2008/IV) in Ib Valley coalfields of Orissa in 2009.
The ordinance has been modelled after Andhra Pradesh Land Grabbing Act, 1982, that makes such acts cognizable offence.
Soon after his arrest, BJD chief Naveen Patnaik suspended him from the party.
The NGT wanted to know from the government whether the companies operating in the district were adhering to environmental laws of the land.
In the new Act, the discretionary power of a tehsildar to impose a lesser sum on homesteadless person has been withdrawn.
The Centre is set to take a call on the post of CBI chief next week and Prakash Mishra is considered a frontrunner.
Das was arrested from Mumbai on June 19, 2013 and is named in 37 cheating cases across the state.
The interim order comes as a relief as the Centre is all set to meet next week to decide on the appointment of the next CBI director.
The jeweller, main accused in the case, has been missing since the mysterious deaths.
Nachika Linga had gone underground after allegedly leading an attack on police in 2009.
Das was the advisor of Sahitya Patrika, a monthly Oriya magazine.
The public limited company had raised huge sums from people assuring good returns, but cheated them.
The probe into the Artha Tatwa scam could see many other similar scams tumbling out.