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Odisha MLA attends funeral of BJD leader despite testing COVID-19 positive; FIR filed
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Odisha MLA attends funeral of BJD leader despite testing COVID-19 positive; FIR filed

The case was registered against Umakanta Samantray for violating COVID-19 guidelines during the funeral of senior BJD leader Pradeep Maharathy

Tackling malnutrition in times of COVID-19: How Odisha managed this juggling act
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Tackling malnutrition in times of COVID-19: How Odisha managed this juggling act

While Odisha was being considerably ranked low in many indices at the national level, the most important feature of the state government during the current time has been the dynamic and evolving governance structure

Odisha terms COVID-19 'disaster', shuts educational institutions and cinema halls till 31 March; govt allots Rs 200 cr to combat coronavirus
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Odisha terms COVID-19 'disaster', shuts educational institutions and cinema halls till 31 March; govt allots Rs 200 cr to combat coronavirus

All educational institutions in Odisha have been ordered closed on Friday till March 31 over COVID-19 threat, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said on Friday, and earmarked Rs 200 crore to combat coronavirus

BJP seeks immediate audit of wealth in Jagannath Puri temple, puts pressure on Naveen Patnaik-led BJD govt
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BJP seeks immediate audit of wealth in Jagannath Puri temple, puts pressure on Naveen Patnaik-led BJD govt

The Shri Jagannath Temple Rules, 1960, state that the audit of the ornaments inside the Ratna Bhandar should be conducted every six months.

Bijepur Assembly bypoll: In seat vacated by Naveen Patnaik, BJD locks horns with BJP; Congress hardly a factor
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Bijepur Assembly bypoll: In seat vacated by Naveen Patnaik, BJD locks horns with BJP; Congress hardly a factor

As Naveen Patnaik vacated Bijepur and retained the Hinjili seat in Ganjam district from where he has been winning since 2000, the bypoll was necessitated.

Jagannath temple row: Odisha govt says demolition of dilapidated mutts to continue; seers claim conspiracy, Opposition cries foul
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Jagannath temple row: Odisha govt says demolition of dilapidated mutts to continue; seers claim conspiracy, Opposition cries foul

As part of the plan to make Puri a world heritage city, Naveen Patnaik announced a package of Rs 500 crore to undertake infrastructure and beautification programmes in the holy town

MHA approves Rs 3,338 crore assistance for Odisha after Cyclone Fani; Naveen Patnaik thanks Narendra Modi for help
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MHA approves Rs 3,338 crore assistance for Odisha after Cyclone Fani; Naveen Patnaik thanks Narendra Modi for help

Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the additional Central assistance of Rs 3,338.22 crore to the state for the damage caused by cyclone Fani.

Shiv Sena likely to get deputy speaker post of 17th Lok Sabha, YSR Congress and BJD out of race, reveal sources
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Shiv Sena likely to get deputy speaker post of 17th Lok Sabha, YSR Congress and BJD out of race, reveal sources

Sources said Shiv Sena has been putting pressure on the NDA government to elect their leader for the post. Two rounds of talks have already been held with Shiv Sena in this regard, sources added.

Snake bites in Odisha account for more deaths than natural calamities, says Biju Janata Dal Minister Sudam Marandi
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Snake bites in Odisha account for more deaths than natural calamities, says Biju Janata Dal Minister Sudam Marandi

In Odisha, most fatalities occurred due to snakebites between 2016 and 2019, Biju Janata Dal (BJD) minister Sudam Marndi claimed on Friday

BJP accuses Naveen Patnaik of ‘betraying’ people of western Odisha after CM vacates Bijepur Assembly seat
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BJP accuses Naveen Patnaik of ‘betraying’ people of western Odisha after CM vacates Bijepur Assembly seat

A day after Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik vacated the Bijepur Assembly seat and retained Hinjili, opposition BJP Monday accused him of having betrayed the people of the western region.

Odisha Assembly polls: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik retains Hinjili constituency, resigns from Bijepur
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Odisha Assembly polls: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik retains Hinjili constituency, resigns from Bijepur

Odisha Chief Minister and BJD president Naveen Patnaik Sunday resigned from the Bijepur Assembly constituency and retained the Hinjli seat

Naveen Patnaik sworn in as Odisha chief minister for 5th consecutive term; Ranendra Pratap Swain, Bikram Keshari Arukh part of cabinet
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Naveen Patnaik sworn in as Odisha chief minister for 5th consecutive term; Ranendra Pratap Swain, Bikram Keshari Arukh part of cabinet

Biju Janata Dal (BJD) president Naveen Patnaik was sworn-in as the Chief Minister of Odisha for a fifth consecutive term on Wednesday after he was re-elected with a decisive majority in the Assembly elections. He was administered the oath of office and secrecy by Governor Ganeshi Lal in the presence of thousands of people and dignitaries at Idco Exhibition Ground in Bhubaneswar.

Narendra Modi congratulates Naveen Patnaik as BJD chief takes oath as Odisha Chief Minister for 5th consecutive term
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Narendra Modi congratulates Naveen Patnaik as BJD chief takes oath as Odisha Chief Minister for 5th consecutive term

It is the first time Naveen Patnaik has taken oath in an open public ground. In 2000, 2004, 2009 and 2014, he was sworn in at the Raj Bhavan.

Odisha polls: Naveen Patnaik's call for postponing voting in Patkura shows his discomfort with BJP
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Odisha polls: Naveen Patnaik's call for postponing voting in Patkura shows his discomfort with BJP

For nineteen years and four successive terms, Naveen Patnaik has ruled Odisha. BJD is expected to emerge as the single largest party in the 2019 election.

Delhi talks: Vote bank politics perpetuates wave of toxic politics, says former EC chief SY Quraishi
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Delhi talks: Vote bank politics perpetuates wave of toxic politics, says former EC chief SY Quraishi

Crediting the EC with ushering in a revolution of sorts in women participating as voters, Quraishi rues the fact that these voices remain suppressed.

East states Lok Sabha Election voting Updates: 76.59% voting recorded in West Bengal, 64.05% in Odisha till 7 pm
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East states Lok Sabha Election voting Updates: 76.59% voting recorded in West Bengal, 64.05% in Odisha till 7 pm

East states Lok Sabha Election voting LIVE updates: Amid clashes, 52.91 percent polling was reported in West Bengal till 3 pm. In Odisha, the polling percentage was 35.79 percent.

Amit Shah in Odisha: BJP chief says Naveen Patnaik is 'tired and lacks will' to work for development
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Amit Shah in Odisha: BJP chief says Naveen Patnaik is 'tired and lacks will' to work for development

BJP president Amit Shah on Sunday called upon the electorate to give 'rest' to Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik as he is 'tired' and 'lacks the will' to develop the state

In Odisha, politically-owned media houses sing to tunes of patron parties as objectivity takes backseat in poll discourse
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In Odisha, politically-owned media houses sing to tunes of patron parties as objectivity takes backseat in poll discourse

With owners of leading media houses fighting the Lok Sabha and Assembly polls in Odisha, not only truth is killed, but even basic neutrality is not maintained in news reporting

Elections in Odisha a family affair: BJP, BJD, Congress field leaders from same family in Lok Sabha, Assembly polls
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Elections in Odisha a family affair: BJP, BJD, Congress field leaders from same family in Lok Sabha, Assembly polls

Be it the Biju Janata Dal, Congress or Bharatiya Janata Party, politics in Odisha has witnessing a lot of candidates who are in the fray for the state Assembly and Lok Sabha polls along with family members representing the same party.

Lok Sabha election 2019: In Bhubaneswar, BJP pits former IAS officer against BJD's ex-cop; CPM veteran Shivaji Patnaik sidelined
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Lok Sabha election 2019: In Bhubaneswar, BJP pits former IAS officer against BJD's ex-cop; CPM veteran Shivaji Patnaik sidelined

Janardan Pati is taking on two heavyweight career bureaucrats, super cop and BJD's Arup Patnaik and Odisha cadre IAS and BJP's Aparajita Sarangi.