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Naveen Patnaik is an Indian politician serving as the current and 14th Chief Minister of Odisha. He is also the president of the Biju Janata Dal, a writer and has authored three books. He is the longest-serving chief minister of Odisha and as of 2019, one of the longest-serving chief ministers of any Indian state, holding the post for almost two decades, and only the third Indian chief Minister after Pawan Chamling and Jyoti Basu to win five consecutive terms as Chief Minister of an Indian state.
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In meeting with PM, Naveen Patnaik seeks Rs 300 crore, enough vaccine supply
Bihar CM Nitish Kumar, Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik get first dose of COVID-19 vaccinePM Modi was also administered the vaccine at AIIMS Delhi on Monday morning.
Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik to not celebrate birthday today due to ongoing COVID-19 pandemicThis will be the third consecutive year the BJD supremo will give his birthday celebrations a miss.
Naveen Patnaik writes to Union culture minister seeking classical status for Odissi music
Naveen Patnaik announces BJD's support to NDA candidate Harivansh for RS Deputy Chairman post
BJD to back NDA candidate in RS deputy chairman election: Naveen PatnaikBJD president and Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik declared his party's support to NDA candidate Harivansh Narayan Singh in the Rajya Sabha deputy chairman election likely to be held on Monday.
BJD issues whip to its Rajya Sabha MPs to be present in House on Sept 14The party issued the whip a day after JD(U) president and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar called up BJD supremo and his Odisha counterpart Naveen Patnaik to extend support to NDA nominee Harivansh..
Nitish Kumar dials Naveen Patnaik seeking BJD’s support for RS deputy chairman post
Patnaik speaks to PM over phone, seeks postponement of NEET, JEE examsOdisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday spoke to Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the phone and requested him to postpone NEET and JEE exams, in view of the Covid-19 pandemic and the flood..
Covid-19 vaccine by October-November: Adar Poonawalla to Naveen PatnaikAdar Poonawalla, during an interaction with Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik through a video conference, expressed optimism that the Covid-19 vaccine could be ready by October-November this year..
Naveen Patnaik announces Rs 25 lakh each to kin of the two Odia soldiers martyred in LadakhTwo soldiers from Odisha were killed during a standoff with Chinese troops in the Galwan Valley, Ladakh on June 15.
PM Narendra Modi's approval rating over 65%; Odisha's Naveen Patnaik most popular CM: CVoterPM Narendra Modi enjoys over 65% support and Odisha's Naveen Patnaik is the most popular of all the CMs in the country, according to a survey conducted by CVoter. The research firm conducted what it..
Naveen Patnaik speaks to Mamata, assures support amid Amphan crisisOdisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik spoke to West Bengal counterpart Mamata Banerjee on Friday and assured all possible support to overcome the crisis triggered by cyclone Amphan that has claimed at..
Amit Shah speaks to CMs of Odisha, Bengal; assures help to deal with situation after cycloneUnion home minister Amit Shah on Thursday spoke to chief ministers of Odisha and West Bengal -- Naveen Patnaik and Mamata Banerjee respectively -- and assured them of all central help to deal with the..
Amit Shah speaks to Mamata Banerjee and Navin Patnaik, assures all help for super cyclone 'Amphan'During the telephonic conversation with Banerjee, Shah took stock of the situation in West Bengal, where the cyclone is expected to make landfall on Wednesday.
Frame SOP for smooth return of people stranded across country: Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik to PM ModiOdisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday sought framing of a national standard operating procedure (SOP) for smooth movement of lakhs of people stranded across the country due to the lockdown..
Coronavirus: Odisha, Goa join Meghalaya in urging for lockdown extension"I have demanded that lockdown should continue otherwise we can't face these things in Odisha. Let it be one month more, then, we will see what is going on," Odisha health minister Naba Das, who was..
Odisha 1st to extend lockdown till April 30Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik said the state would request the Centre to extend the lockdown in the rest of the country and keep on hold any plan it might have to resume train and flight services. At this..
Covid-19: Naveen Patnaik requests PM Modi to postpone Census, NPR exercisesOdisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to postpone the Census and National Population Register (NPR) updation process throughout the country in view of..
Coronavirus declared 'state disaster' in Odisha, assembly suspended till March 29In his statement, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said that each and every citizen has to rise to the occasion and take responsibility.
Private sector should lay stress on research in medical sciences: ShahUnion home minister Amit Shah on Saturday said the private sector should also lay stress on research in medical sciences apart from providing healthcare facilities to people. Shah attended the..
Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik hosts lunch for Amit Shah, Mamata Banerjee and Nitish KumarUnion home minister Amit Shah and TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee, who have been bitter critics of each other, had a lunch together on Friday at Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik's residence, where they..
Sitaram Yechury urges Naveen Patnaik not to allow NPR in OdishaCPM general secretary Sitaram Yechury on Thursday termed the National Population Register exercise as a precursor of the National Register of Citizens and urged Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik not to..
NPR faces fresh hurdle, Odisha and Bihar against seeking parents’ informationAfter rejecting any NPR in Bihar, CM Nitish Kumar asked the Centre to remove the new questions related to the date and place of birth of parents in the NPR updation form as “they would create..
Odisha CM condemns JNU violence; seeks swift actionOdisha CM Naveen Patnaik on Monday condemned the attack on students and teachers at the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) in New Delhi. The chief minister, who expressed shock over the incident, said..
Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik says BJD won't support NRC in state, backs CAAThe minister also urged the groups in Odisha who are opposed to the new legislation to not create panic as the CAA will not have any effect on Indian Muslims.
Do not support NRC, amended citizenship law not for Indians, says Naveen PatnaikOdisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday said the ruling BJD does not support NRC but had backed the amended citizenship law as the latter applies only to foreigners. He also appealed to the..
Naveen Patnaik appeals to people to accept SC judgement on AyodhyaIn a twitter post, the chief minister emphasised that the spirit of brotherhood is the hallmark of India's secular fabric "Ahead of #AyodhyaVerdict, appeal to everyone to accept the judgement of..
Naveen Patnaik greets Odisha people on DiwaliHe also advised the Chief Secretary, Development Commissioner, Agriculture Production Commissioner (APC) and officers in the CMO to visit child care institutions and celebrate the festival of lights..
Odisha: Naveen Patnaik announces 'Mo Sarkar' initiative for transparency in governanceThe new initiative will commence from October 2 on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti, Patnaik said
Naveen Patnaik requests Union HRD minister to direct CBSE to reconsider the decision on fee hikeThe chief minister, in his letter, noted that the sharp hike in the examination fees caused resentment among parents and other stakeholders. “The abnormal rise, specifically of the fees in respect of..
Naveen Patnaik requests Centre to include two tourist places from Odisha in list of iconic tourism sites
Chief minister Naveen Patnaik releases documentary on good work done by police during cyclone FaniOdisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik Tuesday released a short documentary film on the good work done by police personnel during cyclone Fani which hit the state on May 3 this year.
Prestige battle: Naveen Patnaik tasks 7 ministers, 18 MLAs with ensuring BJD's win in Patkura assembly pollBiju Janata Dal president Naveen Patnaik has tasked 7 senior ministers and 18 MLAs to defeat his friend-turned-foe Bijoy Mohapatra of the BJP in July 20 Patkura assembly poll. Patnaik has made Patkura..
Union budget speaks long-term vision of the government: Naveen Patnaik
Stop the Polavaram project as it will cause 'permanent injury' to Odisha: Patnaik writes to PM ModiThe Chief Minister had written several letters to the Prime Minister in the recent past, warning the Centre of severe environmental consequences in his state if the project is allowed to be completed.
Naveen Patnaik’s support to BJP man raises browsA statement from BJD on Friday had clarified that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and home minister Amit Shah had spoken to the chief minister for Vaishnaw.
Naveen Patnaik backs BJP nominee for RS bypollThe Naveen Patnaik-led BJD created a flutter on Friday when it announced its support to BJP candidate, retired IAS officer Ashwini Vaishnab, for the Rajya Sabha bypoll.
Naveen Patnaik backs PM Modi's 'one nation, one election' ideaPatnaik, who is also the BJD president, strongly advocated 'one nation, one election', saying frequent polls affect the pace of development and also "rock the spirit of cooperative federalism".
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Amid no shows, PM Modi meets party chiefs on simultaneous pollsPM Modi had invited the heads of all political parties which have at least one member either in the Lok Sabha or the Rajya Sabha. Sharad Pawar, Sitaram Yechury, D Raja, Nitish Kumar, Sukhbir Singh..
Jagan Mohan Reddy, Naveen Patnaik, K Chandrasekhar Rao to attend spiritual eventThe three-day program is being held at Ganapati Sachidananda's ashram on the banks of river Krishna in Undavalli village, Guntur district.
Dharmendra Pradhan, SAIL chairman donate Rs 3 crore cheque to Odisha CM's relief fundPradhan along with Chaudhary handed over Rs 3 crore cheque to Patnaik for Chief Minister's relief fund for cyclone Fani restoration
Odisha CM meets PM, seeks special status for stateNaveen Patnaik, CM of Odisha, on Tuesday asked PM Narendra Modi to recognize states hit by major calamities as "special focus states" and extend to them "the benefits of a special category state for a..
Naveen Patnaik urges PM Modi to declare calamity-hit states as ‘special focus state’
Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik meets PM ModiNaveen Patnaik met the PM days after being sworn in as the chief minister of the state for the fifth consecutive term. The Biju Janata Dal, which secured 112 seats in the 147-member Odisha assembly in..
New Delhi: Naveen Patnaik meets PM Modi, demands Rs 5000 crore for cyclone Fani aidThe meeting was a part of Naveen Patnaik's week-long visit to the national capital.
Not demand, it is our natural claim: Shiv Sena on deputy Lok Sabha Speaker postShiv Sena spokesperson Sanjay Raut on Thursday said that his party has 'natural claim' over the position of deputy Lok Sabha Speaker. Raut's demand comes amid speculation over the possibility of Naveen..