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Biju Patnaik


Biju Patnaik: The flying ace who helped Indian and foreign freedom movements 

March 06, 2020 11:50 am

On the birth anniversary of Biju Patnaik, recalling how he bravely lent his flying skills for freedom fighters like Ram Manohar Lohia and to Indonesia's independence movement for which he was conferred the title "Bhoomiputra".

Biju Patnaik and his importance to modern day Odisha

April 17, 2017 2:18 pm

In his death, Patnaik ushered a new phase of Odisha politics, that of stability and incumbency.

PM Modi paid tributes to Biju Patnaik on his birth anniversary

March 05, 2015 1:59 pm

Narendra Modi also wished Shivraj Singh Chauhan on his birthday today.

Semi column: Modi’s balancing Patnaik act

February 17, 2014 12:57 am

The war of words may have quietened, but many in Orissa think it was smart of Modi to appropriate the Biju legacy ahead of elections.

Leaders from Gujarat, Maharashtra blocked Biju’s rise in ’60s: BJD

February 13, 2014 1:14 am

In the state Assembly on Wednesday, a no confidence motion moved by the opposition Congress against the BJD government was defeated with 26 members voting in favour of the motion and 95 against it.

Regular interaction needed for growth: Pranab

December 25, 2011 12:26 am

Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee advocated regular interaction among members of various chambers of commerce and industry saying it would go a long way in boosting economic growth