Thursday, 18 August, 2022
TopicNaveen Patnaik

Topic: Naveen Patnaik

‘No softening towards BJD’: Amit Shah sets 2024 Odisha road map, says BJP will form govt ‘soon’

BJP set to renew efforts to dislodge BJD in Odisha. Party had not prioritised Odisha thus far because of CM Naveen Patnaik’s equation with the Modi government.

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik asks all ministers to resign ahead of cabinet reshuffle

The ministry reshuffle exercise began a day after the ruling BJD won three Rajya Sabha seats and the by-poll in the Brajrajnagar assembly constituency.

BJP’s Sambit Patra slams Odisha CM for not inviting anyone from Centre to open medical college

Patra pointed out that the college was established under a centrally sponsored scheme, and expressed disbelief that it was being inaugurated 'without informing' the Centre.

Odisha IAS-IPS officers ‘politicians in disguise’, says BJP, after visit to ‘congratulate’ CM

Chief secy & DGP led officials to CM’s house to congratulate him on BJD’s civic polls win. But chief secy says visit, 1st after Covid, was to update Naveen Patnaik on projects.

Poor focus & narrative, CM Patnaik’s touch — why BJP got swept by BJD in Odisha rural polls

New Delhi: The Biju Janata Dal's massive victory in Odisha's rural body polls is being seen as a victory for the party's comprehensive ground...

Odisha is on temple renovation drive, experts say it’s Naveen Patnaik’s answer to BJP’s rise

A host of temples is being renovated at a cost of Rs 2,000 crore. PWD says it’s a development & tourism-related project, but some experts see political undertones.

Decades-old Neradi Barrage, border village disputes to be discussed as Andhra, Odisha CMs meet

Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy and Naveen Patnaik will meet Tuesday, and are set to discuss the Vamsadhara river irrigation project and disputed villages in Koraput district.

3.5 crore people in Odisha will get smart cards to avail health services, Naveen Patnaik says

The initiative will cover 96 lakh families in a phased manner and beneficiaries can avail health services in over 200 hospital chains in India, said Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik.

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Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.


HAL signed an MoU for opening an office in Kuala Lumpur | Twitter

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited to open first overseas marketing office in Malaysia for LCA Tejas

HAL is tapping new business opportunities for Light Combat Aircraft Tejas as well as servicing of Su-30 aircraft and Hawk trainer aircraft for the Royal Malaysian Air Force.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.