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Post Cyclone Fani, CM Naveen Patnaik demands special category status for Odisha

May 12, 2019 5:01 pm

In his first interview since Cyclone Fani that ravaged the coastal districts killing 41 people, he said special category status is the need of the hour due to the massive loss to infrastructure which may stall growth of the state.

Naveen Patnaik revives demand for special category status to Odisha

November 03, 2018 10:10 am

Speaking in BJD’s Jan Sampark Padyatra (public outreach rally) in Bhubaneswar, Patnaik on Friday told the audience that only his party has been consistent on this demand for special category.

Andhra special status: TDP activists pelt stones at Amit Shah's convoy in Tirupati

May 11, 2018 4:32 pm

Tirupati Urban SP Abhishek Mohanty said they were verifying all facts related to the incident. "BJP leaders have lodged a complaint with us over the attack. We have got only preliminary information and we are verifying all facts," he said.

Nothing special about Special Category States any longer

July 28, 2015 6:11 am

Recommendations of 14th Finance Commission, death of Plan panel have reduced Nitish Kumar’s clamour largely to poll-time political posturing.

Government clears proposal for skill development of 25 lakh people

April 08, 2014 6:08 pm

Rs. 2000 crore to be spent on developing workforce for current and emerging industries in the 12th plan.