Pune Gears Up For Raja Mahostav-2019

Pune: When did you last hear about Odias celebrating ‘Raja’ outside Odisha or to that matter even within Odisha ? If you don’t happen to watch Odia TV Channels during Raja festival, chances are that you thought ‘Celebrating Raja’ is a ‘thing of past’ and doesn’t exist any more. ‘Raja’ is one of the oldest and […]

Shapoorji Pallonji Group Reaches Out Fani Victims In Puri

Humanitarian aid kits distributed in two affected Gram Panchayats in Puri Puri: In response to cyclone Fani that wreaked havoc in various parts of the state, Shapoorji Pallonji Group reached out to the people of Puri who lost their livelihoods in the natural catastrophe. Members of the group visited the gram panchayats of Gandamunda Bhoi and […]

Odisha Gets New Government: Know Your Ministers

Bhubaneswar: Biju Janata Dal (BJD) president Naveen Patnaik took oath as Odisha’s chief minister for a 5th term with his other 20 members of his ministry today. Here is the list of ministers and their portfolios. Chief Minister: Shri Naveen Patnaik : Home, General Administration & Public Grievance and any other Department specifically not assigned. Cabinet Ministers: 1. Shri Niranjan […]

Naveen: Most Favoured Brand In Odisha

As Biju Janata Dal (BJD) president Naveen Patnaik is swearing in as Chief Minister of Odisha today, for a fifth term, he would face a triple challenge this time; Cyclone Fani, jobs, and the BJP. Patnaik, a reluctant politician who jumped from New York high society into Odisha’s political minefield as his father Biju Patnaik’s […]

Naveen Sworn-in As CM For 5th Term With 20 Ministers

Bhubaneswar: Naveen Patnaik was sworn-in as the Odisha Chief Minister today morning. He was re-elected with a decisive majority in the Assembly elections. Patnaik and his team of 20 ministers were administered the oath of the office at a function here. The 72-year-old Biju Janata Dal chief became one of the longest-serving chief ministers of the coastal state. The Biju Janata Dal (BJD), which secured […]

Naveen To Take Oath With 20 Ministers Tomorrow

Bhubaneswar: Biju Janata Dal (BJD) president Naveen Patnaik is going to take oath as Odisha’s Chief Minister for a 5th term tomorrow here. 20 Ministers, 11 as Cabinet rank and 9 as state ministers, are also scheduled to swear in tomorrow in presence of Odisha Governor Professor Ganeshi Lal. For the first time, swearing in […]

Lobby Begins: Then For Tickets, Now For Ministerial Berths

Bhubaneswar: Before the elections Naveen Niwas, the residence of Biju Janata Dal (BJD) president and Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik, was crowded by ticket aspirants. And soon after the results were out now the epicenter of Odisha politics is crowded by the aspirants of ministerial berths. Hectic lobby for ministerial berths has been started at Naveen Niwas […]

Naveen Patnaik To Take Oath As CM On May 29

Bhubaneswar: Biju Janata Dal (BJD) chief, Naveen Patnaik, will be sworn-in as Chief Minister on May 29 for a fifth consecutive term after an emphatic win in Odisha Assembly elections, the party said today. Patnaik has continued his grip over Odisha with his party, BJD, winning 112 Assembly seats in the 147-member House. Bharatiya Janata Party […]

Odisha Sends 33% Women To Lok Sabha

Bhubaneswar: Being the first state in India Odisha will see exactly 33% of women MPs in the 17th Lok Sabha. Before election Odisha’s CM and Biju Janata Dal (BJD) supremo Naveen Patnaik promised to send 33% to Lok Sabha. Later keeping his promise he fielded 7 women candidates out of 21 in total in the […]

Aska Congress candidate Loses Life And Election

Bhubaneswar: Congress candidate from Aska Assembly seat in Ganjam district, Manoj Jena who was shot by unknown miscreants three days ago died yesterday. He also lost the election battle as Congress secured third position in Aska. At least four motorcycle-borne miscreants fired at the 37-year-old Congress leader in Lanjipalli area under Baidyanathpur police station limits in […]