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Naveen Patnaik meets PM Modi, requests special category status for Odisha after Cyclone Fani

The CM also requested PM Modi for Special Category State status to Odisha as the coastal town was hit by a cyclone recently, which did a great deal of damage.

Naveen secures mandate for fifth term as BJD withstands BJP onslaught

Till late on Thursday night, the BJD was leading in 12 out of the 21 Lok seats in Odisha — eight less than its 2014 Lok Sabha polls tally.


Under fire over Pipli rape case remark, Odisha minister quits

A 19-year-old Dalit girl was raped in November 2011 and died in June 2012 after remaining in a semi-comatose state, sparking a state-wide furore. It was alleged that the accused in the case had been sheltered by Maharathy.

Naveen Patnaik govt pitches Odisha as potential hub for defence production, offers fiscal incentives

In the policy, the government places special incentives for units that will be set up in industrially backward districts, such as Kalahandi, Bolangir, Koraput and Malkangiri, among others. Units are also encouraged to employ people “domiciled in Odisha”.

Odisha: FIR against CM Naveen Patnaik for flying over Chilika

An FIR was registered on Friday against Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and four senior BJD leaders for allegedly flying over Chilika Lake, days after a similar complaint was lodged against former Kendrapara MP Baijayant Panda.

In Odisha, health scheme vs health scheme

The Odisha BJP has since been arguing with Patnaik’s BJD over the relative merits of BSKY and the Centre’s Ayushman Bharat Yojana or National Health Protection Scheme (NHPS).


Bijepur bypolls: BJD secures landslide victory, Patnaik says verdict will impact 2019 Odisha elections

BJD candidate Rita Sahu defeated BJP's Ashok Panigrahi by more than 41,0933 votes. Sahu secured around 1,02, 871 votes and captured nearly 57 per cent of vote share.

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik meets his critic, BJD leader in bid to block fissures

On Monday, Patnaik met former Rajya Sabha MP Baisnab Charan Parida, who has been putting pressure on the state government to implement the Orissa Official Language Act (1954)

Maoist situation in eight districts challenging: Naveen Patnaik  

In a written reply to Congress member Naba Kishore Das in the Assembly on Monday, Patnaik named the eight districts as Malkangiri, Koraput, Kalahandi, Kandhamal, Rayagada, Bolangir, Bargarh and Angul

Naveen Patnaik asks secretaries to undertake field visits to ensure proper implementation of govt schemes

The Odisha Chief Minister asked the secretaries to visit districts for at least four days in the first week of a month and assess the status of the development programmes