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Naveen Patnaik sets the tone for 2019 Lok Sabha & Assembly Elections, will go solo, no alliances with anyone!

Dismissing all speculations of seat-sharing with some fringe political parties for the forthcoming Lok Sabha and Assembly elections in the state, Odisha chief minister and Biju Janata Dal (BJD) president Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday said the party would go to polls alone. “We will fight the elections on our own strength. We will have no […]

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Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik dedicates projects worth over Rs 2,000cr to Odisha

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Tuesday inaugurated four industrial units and laid foundation of 14 more plants, giving a major boost to the state’s economy, an official said. The projects, worth Rs 2196.30 crore, will create jobs for around 3,500 people, he said. The CM, who launched the units over a video conference, said, “Odisha […]

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Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik rejects populist budget, slams Modi Govt for poor assistance to Odisha

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday expressed disappointment over the interim budget of the Centre for 2019-20 by giving only 2.5 points out of ten as he said it has ignored several key areas like rural connectivity, rural housing and drinking water besides not revising old age and other pensions. The Chief Minister, however, welcomed […]

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BJP President Amit Shah slams Odisha CM, vows to bring BJP back to power at Puri

Amit Shah: Naveen Patnaik government needs to be thrown out of power.Shah’s attack on BJD was in sharp contrast to the BJP central leadership’s apparent bid to keep the Naveen Patnaik-led party in good humour after its poll debacle in three Hindi-speaking states BJP president Amit Shah Sunday asked Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to […]

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Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik under attack for ‘flying over’ Chilika lake,Jansachetana Nagarika Mancha files an FIR

Days after a helicopter flown by former Kendrapara MP Baijayant Panda was seized by police for its alleged attempt to land on Odisha’s Chilika Lake, an FIR was registered Friday against Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and four senior BJD leaders for allegedly flying over the lake. The FIR against the Odisha CM was lodged […]