Naveen Patnaik: News
26 Jan 2024Odisha
The Odisha Congress staged a mock wedding between the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Naveen Patnaik-led Biju Janata Dal (BJD) in Bhubaneswar.
01 Jan 2024Jagannath Temple
The Shree Jagannath Temple in Puri, Odisha, on Monday implemented a strict dress code for devotees entering the 12th-century shrine.
23 Dec 2023Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
A major controversy has erupted over social media influencer and Curly Tales founder Kamiya Jani's visit to the Shree Jagannath Temple in Puri, Odisha.
05 Aug 2023Amit Shah
Union Home Minister Amit Shah is reportedly scheduled to hold an important meeting on left-wing extremism in Odisha on Saturday.
03 Jun 2023Odisha
At least 288 individuals died, and 900 others were injured after three trains collided in Odisha on Friday night in one of the worst train accidents in recent history.
25 May 2023Narendra Modi
Biju Janata Dal (BJD) and Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress Party (YSRCP) have announced that they will attend the inauguration of the new Parliament building scheduled to be inaugurated by PM Narendra Modi on Sunday.
31 Mar 2023Biju Janata Dal
The Biju Janata Dal (BJD) on Friday nominated Dipali Das, the daughter of late Odisha Health Minister Naba Kishore Das, as the candidate for the upcoming bypoll to Odisha's Jharsuguda Assembly constituency.
23 Mar 2023Kapil Sharma
Nandita Das's socio-political drama Zwigato, led by Kapil Sharma has warmed the audience's hearts ever since its release last Friday (March 17).
30 Jan 2023Odisha
The last rites of Odisha Health Minister Naba Kisore Das, who died after being fatally shot by a police officer on Sunday, will take place at his native place of Jharsuguda on Monday.
29 Jan 2023Odisha
Odisha Health and Family Welfare Minister Naba Kisore Das passed away on Sunday, hours after being fatally shot by a police officer near Brajarajnagar in Jharsuguda district.
24 May 2022Nitish Kumar
With the presidential elections due in July, both the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Opposition parties have begun preparations in full swing.
26 May 2021Odisha
The NDRF, together with the district administration of Jagatsinghpur in Odisha, has rescued 10 people from a river after their boat capsized, amid rough weather conditions under the influence of Cyclone Yaas.
05 Mar 2021Odisha
Odisha on Friday paid rich tribute to legendary leader Biju Patnaik as his five-time Chief Minister son Naveen Patnaik called upon people to keep alive the ideologies of "service and self-esteem" followed by the veteran politician all through his life.
16 Feb 2021Odisha
After six elephants died in just 14 days at Karlapat Wildlife Sanctuary in Odisha's Kalahandi district, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday asked the authorities to take immediate measures to stop the fatalities.
06 Jan 2021Odisha
At least four workers at the Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP) in Odisha died due to a toxic gas leak, officials said on Wednesday.
06 Jan 2021Odisha
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday inaugurated a Fire Park and launched a dynamic online portal, AgnishamaSeva of Odisha Fire Service.
05 Sep 2020India
In a tragic incident, at least eight migrant workers from Odisha were killed in a road accident in Cherikhedi in Chhattisgarh on Saturday morning. Seven others have reportedly been injured in the accident.
09 Apr 2020Odisha
While the Centre is yet to decide if the lockdown - implemented to contain the coronavirus transmission - would be extended, the Odisha government has announced that the state would remain under lockdown till April 30.
27 Dec 2019Odisha
He became Odisha's Chief Minister for a fifth consecutive term, made Biju Janata Dal (BJD) a formidable force in the coastal state, and now 74-year-old Naveen Patnaik has sparked conversations about his successor.
29 May 2019Odisha
Biju Janata Dal (BJD) head Naveen Patnaik took oath as Chief Minister of Odisha on Wednesday. This is the fifth time the 72-year-old was sworn-in as the CM of the coastal state.
06 May 2019Odisha
Replying to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's claims that she didn't answer his calls after Cyclone Fani, West Bengal Chief Minister on Monday said she is not interested in sharing the stage with "Expiry PM".
02 May 2019Odisha
Cyclone Fani, which turned into "extreme severe cyclonic storm", is expected to hit Odisha's coastal areas by Friday. According to a recent tweet of India Meteorological Department (IMD), Cyclone Fani is about 450 km away from the state.
01 May 2019Odisha
Cyclone Fani has turned into "extremely severe cyclonic storm" and is inching towards the coast of Odisha, prompting MeT Department to issue a orange warning.
04 Mar 2019Odisha
Baijayant Jay Panda, who quit Biju Janata Dal (BJD) last year, joined Bharatiya Janata Party on Monday.
06 Feb 2019Narendra Modi
Senior Biju Janata Dal (BJD) leader and Lok Sabha member Ladu Kishore Swain died at a private hospital in Bhubaneshwar following prolonged illness, family sources said today.
26 Jan 2019Odisha
Republic Day was celebrated across Odisha amid tight security today, with Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik asserting that development, welfare of the poor and empowerment of all sections has become the state's identity.
26 Jan 2019Odisha
Author Gita Mehta, who is also the sister of Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, refused the Padma Shri award, announced on Friday, saying the timing isn't right.
05 Jan 2019Odisha
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today announced interest-free loans of up to Rs. 3 lakh for the women self-help groups (WSHGs) in the state.
03 Jan 2019Odisha
The death toll in the boat capsize incident in the Mahanadi river reached nine today, as eight more bodies were recovered in Odisha's Kendrapara district, officials said.
06 Dec 2018Odisha
The ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) in Odisha has decided to consult 22 political parties, including Congress and BJP, as part of its effort to build consensus on the Women's Reservation Bill, pending in Parliament.
28 Oct 2018Odisha
Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik Sunday ordered an inquiry by the crime branch into the electrocution of seven elephants in Dhenkanal district.
11 Oct 2018Odisha
Cyclone Titli, the strongest cyclone to have formed over the Bay of Bengal this year, hit Odisha and Andhra Pradesh on Thursday morning, uprooting trees, poles and displacing thousands.
10 Oct 2018Supreme Court Of India
After violence erupted at the iconic Jagannath Temple in Puri on October 3, the Supreme Court, on Wednesday, said that no policemen should enter the temple with weapons and shoes.
05 Oct 2018Odisha
The Odisha unit of the BJP today said it wants Prime Minister Narendra Modi to contest from Puri Lok Sabha seat in 2019 general elections.
21 Sep 2018Gulzar
Grammy award winner AR Rahman and legendary poet-lyricist Gulzar are once again collaborating, this time for the official song of the Odisha Hockey Men's World Cup, Bhubaneswar 2018.
21 Sep 2018Odisha
India Meteorological Department (IMD) issued the warning of a cyclone for South Odisha and coastal areas of Andhra Pradesh on Thursday. The storm is likely to hit the East Coast of India.
04 Sep 2018Odisha
BJP legislature party leader in Odisha, KV Singhdeo, courted a controversy today when he criticized the Naveen Patnaik-led government in the state while making obituary references in the Assembly.
27 Aug 2018Odisha
Odisha government today announced a cash award of Rs. 1.5cr for sprinter Dutee Chand, a day after she clinched silver at women's 100m dash at the 18th Asian Games in Indonesia.
11 Jul 2018Odisha
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik is set to inaugurate 910-meter-long Gurupriya bridge in Malkangiri on July 18, connecting the "cut-off areas" of the Maoist-hit district with the mainland, a government official said.
10 Jul 2018Odisha
Moving towards the target of making Odisha plastic-free over the next two years, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today announced a complete ban on the use of plastic in several places from October 2, this year.
08 Jul 2018Odisha
All jails in Odisha will have video conferencing facilities by this year end as part of the state government's commitment to improving the criminal justice system, said Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.
21 Jun 2018Narendra Modi
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik interacted with farmers of Odisha after inaugurating a training program for them at Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology (OUAT) in Bhubaneswar yesterday, where he assured farmer he will address their issues.
20 Jun 2018India
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has written to PM Narendra Modi to officially make hockey India's national sport.
31 May 2018Odisha
A 35-year-old woman was allegedly raped after her husband used her as a pawn in gambling and lost.
28 May 2018UNICEF
Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik today flagged-off 15-day statewide campaign against child sexual abuse in Bhubaneswar, urging people to fight the menace.
15 May 2018Andhra Pradesh
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik will inaugurate the 910-meter-long bridge on the river Gurupriya next month.
25 Apr 2018Assembly
A five-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a minor boy in Sambalpur district, while in Mayurbhanj two men were arrested on the charge of raping a 50-year-old tribal woman, the police said on Tuesday.
20 Apr 2018Bhubaneswar
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday unveiled the brand identity logo of the 'Skilled-in-Odisha' campaign of the state government's skill initiatives.
19 Apr 2018Mumbai
Former Mumbai police chief Arup 'bar busting' Patnaik made his foray into politics yesterday.
22 Mar 2018India
A woman, who lost her husband in a parcel bomb explosion just five days into their marriage, has made an appeal for justice to Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik.
15 Mar 2018Odisha
Senior BJP leader Jayanarayan Mishra from Odisha and his associate were arrested on Thursday in connection with last month's attack on the vehicle of a state minister's brother in Bargarh district in which a man died, the police said.
10 Mar 2018Lok Sabha
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has said that his government and the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) will pursue its demand for according special category status for the state.
09 Mar 2018Odisha
BJD candidates Prashanta Nanda, Soumya Ranjan Patnaik, and Achyuta Samanta on Friday filed their nomination papers for the Rajya Sabha elections from Odisha.
07 Mar 2018Odisha
An automatic sanitary napkin vending machine has been installed on Monday at Odisha's Bhubaneswar railway station by the East Coast Railway Women's Welfare Organization, an official said.
03 Mar 2018Biju Janata Dal
Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik has effected changes in the portfolio of five ministers and relinquished Works and Water Resources portfolios held by him days after BJD's win in Bijepur by-polls.
25 Feb 2018Odisha
President Ram Nath Kovind will inaugurate a museum dedicated to former Odisha chief minister, Biju Patnaik next month.
25 Jan 2018Odisha
Inter-party schisms have now hit Odisha's Biju Janata Dal (BJD). CM Naveen Patnaik has suspended Kendrapara MP Baijayant Jay Panda for anti-party activities and 'monopolistic utilization' of Members of Parliament Local Area Development Division (MPLAD) funds.
10 Sep 2017Odisha
A portion of an under-construction flyover near Bomikhal in Odisha's capital, Bhubaneswar, collapsed today killing at least one man, and injuring at least 11, said official sources.
02 Sep 2017Odisha
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying that handloom and handicraft products of the state should be exempted from the Goods and Services Tax (GST).
02 Jun 2017Odisha
For the past two decades, Odisha politics has been dominated by the Biju Janata Dal (BJD), with the Patnaiks at the helm.
31 Mar 2017Narendra Modi
Maoists on March 31 attacked Doikalu railway station in Odisha's Rayagada district and put up posters protesting PM Narendra Modi's proposed visit to the state in April.