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Naveen Patnaik experiments with ideas to check BJP’s surge

Naveen Patnaik has been the CM of Odisha for three consecutive times.

14 May 2017 1:24 AM

Loyalist Deb is Naveen Patnaik choice for Rajya Sabha seat

Mr Deb, currently heading the Odisha State Housing Board as its chairman, is known for his political acumen and articulation.

12 May 2017 1:21 AM

MLAs from all 30 districts cannot be represented in ministry: Odisha CM

Patnaik had left for the national capital soon after the new ministers had taken the oath of office on Sunday.

11 May 2017 8:38 PM

BJD faces revolt after Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik rejigs team

The KBK region, which constitutes more than one-third of the state’s landmass, has now only one minister, Ramesh Majhi, in the new council.

09 May 2017 3:22 AM

Odisha: Woman raped by lover and his five friends for four days

The incident came to light after the woman, aged about 18 years, escaped from the captivity of the accused persons.

08 May 2017 7:18 PM


Ten ministers inducted into Naveen Patnaik team, two promoted

First-timer Sashi Bhusan Behera, a former MP, was given charge of finance and excise.

08 May 2017 6:13 AM

Cabinet rejig: Odisha gets 11 new ministers

Steel and mines minister Prafulla Mallick and commerce and transport minister Ramesh Majhi were elevated as Cabinet ministers.

08 May 2017 1:19 AM

13 districts have no representation in Naveen's new ministry

Patnaik's home turf Ganjam has the highest number of four Ministers.

07 May 2017 1:21 PM

Odisha: Man tries to end life after failing to get ration card

The people present nearby pulled him down and prevented him from committing suicide.

07 May 2017 4:20 AM

7 ministers resign ahead of Odisha cabinet reshuffle

Sources said, 10 members of the Patnaik cabinet will tender resignation ahead of the reshuffle which is expected to take place tomorrow.

06 May 2017 4:49 PM


Odisha girls find Rs 1 lakh, give it to cops

It was suspected that the cash had fallen from a motorcyclist who was travelling from OMP Square to Madhupatna.

06 May 2017 12:43 AM

Naveen Patnaik confident about countering BJP in Odisha

Patnaik said senior BJD leaders, including ministers, are prepared to work for the people at grass-roots level.

04 May 2017 4:53 PM

9 tribal girls overcome odds, pass Odisha HSC exam

The rare achievement has given the girls the much needed impetus to go ahead with acquiring more knowledge by pursuing higher education.

03 May 2017 12:53 AM

Google reunites 12-year-old girl, kin after 7 years

While searching for the holy towns on Google, she stumbled upon Lord Jagannath temple at Puri in Odisha.

01 May 2017 1:27 AM

Odisha CM in Catch-22 over President pick

The BJP registered unprecedented success in the recently held rural polls in which it emerged second.

29 Apr 2017 5:54 AM


Maoists gun down 2 persons in Odisha’s Malkangiri

The rebels have killed as many as seven persons this year in Koraput and Malkangiri districts branding them as police informers.

28 Apr 2017 5:43 PM

CBI files chargesheets against 2 TMC MPs

The two MPs against whom supplementary chargesheets were filed are Tapas Pal and Sudip Bandyopadhyay of the Trinamul Congress.

28 Apr 2017 12:41 AM

Odisha Assembly special session on May 18 to pass GST Bill

House will also transact business for passing the Odisha Value Added Tax (Amendment) Bill, 2017.

27 Apr 2017 5:30 PM

Despite BJP’s rise in Odisha, Naveen Patnaik puts up brave face

Pradhan is being indirectly projected by the BJP as the party’s face opposite Naveen for the 2019 polls.

23 Apr 2017 12:39 AM

Nitish, Naveen in talks to field Presidential candidate

The JD(U), BJD and Mamata Banerjee-led TMC, currently considered by the BJP as its principal political adversaries.

22 Apr 2017 12:57 AM