Monday, 28 November, 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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Former Pakistani Army Chief Qamar Javed Bajwa | ISPR/Twitter

On my last day as Pakistan Army Chief, I leave Asim Munir with bigger problems than my billions

Does Indian Army Chief Gen Pande have no interest in making CPEC, cheese pizza economic corridor? I suggest him this corridor against China. Learn from us.
Representational image of workers at a construction site | ANI

GDP data this week will indicate FY23 outlook. But analysis shows growth still below pre-Covid yrs

Analysis of industrial & consumer data not included in usual ‘high-frequency indicators’ shows although demand seems to have recovered from pandemic, it remains weak.

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Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.