Politics not complicated if people kept priority: Naveen

Bhubaneswar |Monday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, who won the state Assembly election for the fifth consecutive time, on Sunday said politics is not complicated when people and their welfare are kept in the foref

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Odisha sends youngest MP to Lok Sabha

Bhubaneswar |Sunday, 2019 2:45:05 AM IST

With Odisha sending 33 per cent women legislators to the Lok Sabha, the lower house of Parliament will also have a woman MP from the state as its youngest-ever member.

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Naveen stakes claim for government formation in Odisha

Bhubaneswar |Sunday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST

Biju Janata Dal (BJD) President Naveen Patnaik on Sunday met Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal and staked claim to form a government for a fifth consecutive time in the state.

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33% women to enter Lok Sabha from Odisha

Bhubaneswar |Saturday, 2019 7:15:05 PM IST

Odisha is sending 33 per cent women to the Lok Sabha after the just held general elections. Seven women have been elected from the 21 parliamentary seats in the state.

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Split voting helped BJP improve its tally in Odisha

Bhubaneswar |Saturday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST

In a clear departure from voting preferences in previous elections, Odisha has witnessed a split voting this time while selecting their representatives for Lok Sabha and the state Assembly.

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Survivor Naveen Patnaik weathers many storms in two-decade rule

Bhubaneswar |Saturday, 2019 1:15:05 PM IST

Naveen Patnaik may be the most inaccessible Chief Minister in the history of Odisha but he continues to be the darling of the masses as he is all set to rule the state for a fifth consecutive term hav

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Naveen's journey: Reluctant politician to five-time CM

Bhubaneswar |Friday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST

Once reluctant to join politics and inherit his father's mantle, 72-year-old Naveen Patnaik is on his way to form the fifth consecutive government in Odisha -- in the process becoming one of the longe

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Two high-profile BJP leaders bite dust in Odisha

Bhubaneswar |Friday, 2019 5:15:05 PM IST

Amid celebrations in the BJP camp for the stupendous victory in the Lok Sabha elections, two of its high-profile leaders lost in Odisha.

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BJD's move to field women candidates in LS pays off

Bhubaneswar |Friday, 2019 11:15:05 PM IST

Biju Janata Dal (BJD) President and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik's historic move to reserve 33 per cent seats for women in the Lok Sabha has brought rich dividends for the party.

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Odisha Congress President resigns after poll debacle

Bhubaneswar |Friday, 2019 7:15:06 PM IST

Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) President Niranjan Patnaik resigned on Friday after taking responsibility for the debacle in the Lok Sabha and Assembly polls.

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Odisha CM thanks people for fifth Assembly poll victory

Bhubaneswar |Friday, 2019 3:45:05 AM IST

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday thanked the people of the state for the fifth consecutive victory in the Assembly polls.

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BJP set to improve its performance in Odisha

Bhubaneswar |Friday, 2019 6:15:06 AM IST

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is set to improve its Lok Sabha performance by penetrating into the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) bastion in Odisha.

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