Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik

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Former BJD MP Baijayant Panda joins BJP

Panda had tendered his resignation last year following a tense stand off with Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. He had quit the BJD citing “absolute depths of inhumanity” within the party.

Naveen urges PM to set up defence industry corridor in Odisha

It was also requested that the proposed aeronautical university to be set up in collaboration with the HAL could kindly be considered for setting up in Odisha to further strengthen the skill and R&D ecosystem.


Odisha announces new pay scale for state govt employees

"The state government employees will get the pay hike from September's salary onwards," Patnaik said. Employee unions, however, expressed displeasure over the time of implementation of the 7th Pay Commission.

Flood situation slightly improves in Odisha

As per preliminary assessment, around 16,000 houses have been damaged in the floods says SRC.

Citing Delhi’s power troubles, Orissa CM seeks special status

Naveen said his government does not believe in confrontation. “We believe in cooperation."

Odisha: BJP gains on Modi name, Naveen may slip in his toughest fight

State BJP president K V Singhdeo is confident of doing far better than in 2009


Super relief: The night govt and IMD saved the day

IMD managed to not only get the scale of the Cyclone Phailin correct but also the location.

Odisha to adopt disaster proofing power system

Cost of the project will be around Rs 300 crore with more than one lakh consumers to reap benefits.

BJP eyes anti-BJD alliance

Former Union minister Braja Kishore Tripathy, who floated Samata Kranti Dal, is also scheduled to meet the senior BJP leader for a tie-up.

AAP leader calls Orissa CM ‘Mauni Baba’

Yadav compared Manmohan Singh with Patnaik and said both are Mauni Babas, who close their eyes when they see corruption around them.