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Odisha: Patnaik drops 5 ministers from his cabinet
Ahead of a ministerial expansion, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday dropped five ministers, including state Finance Minister Prafulla Ghadai, from his cabinet. As per the chief......
BJD accuses Pranab of manipulating ISI resignation
Accusing United Progtressive Alliance's Presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee of 'manipulating' his resignation from chairmanship of Indian Statistical Institute, the ruling Biju Janata Dal in......
BJD sticks to stand, to back Sangma as Prez candidate
With P A Sangma insisting on contesting the Presidential poll, the ruling Biju Janata Dal in Odisha, which was the first to moot his name, on Saturday said there was no change in its decision to......
Not opposed to taking back former leaders into BJD: Naveen
With Rajya Sabha Member of Parliament Pyari Mohan Mohapatra suspended from the ruling Biju Janata Dal, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday said he was not adverse to taking back......
Odisha: Naveen sacks another minister
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday dismissed Housing and Urban Development Minister Sarda Prasad Nayak, three days after sacking two ministers, for his alleged role in dissidence......
E-payment facility to cover entire state by January 2013
Electronic disbursement of government payments to the bank accounts of beneficiaries which was rolled out on Wednesday, is expected to cover all blocks in Odisha by January 2013.The electronic......
GST: State ministers fly to Europe to take lessons
At a time when talks between the Centre and states on the much-anticipated goods and services tax have failed to make much headway, states have decided to walk an extra mile, in fact a few thousand......
Rs 2255 cr set aside to pay Orissa govt staff more
The Orissa government has made a provision of Rs 2255.36 crore (Rs 22.55 billion) in the supplementary budget for 2008-09 to implement the sixth pay commission recommendations for the state......
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