One of elected MLAs will be named Odisha CM: BJP

Bhubaneswar, June 10 -- Even as the suspense continues over the new Odisha CM, BJP's newly elected MP from Kandhamal hinted about the new chief minister, who will be selected among elected BJP MLAs in... Read More

Ex-Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik's Man Friday VK Pandian retires from active politics

Bhubaneswar, June 9 -- Five days after VK Pandian disappeared from media post-election results, the outgoing Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik's Man Friday broke his silence by announcing his retirement f... Read More

Suspense over new Odisha CM continues; Swearing-in ceremony likely on June 12

Bhubaneswar, June 9 -- Even as suspense still continues over new chief minister of Odisha after BJP received mandate in recently concluded Assembly elections, the swearing-in ceremony is likely to be ... Read More

Focus lights go missing at Odisha's Puri Jagannath Temple; Probe ordered

Bhubaneswar, June 8 -- With a major shift in the political scenario after the election results in Odisha, the focus lights installed around the Jagannath Temple in Puri went missing. Acting swiftly, ... Read More

Pandian is not my successor and he shouldn't be blamed for poll defeat: Outgoing Odisha CM

Bhubaneswar, June 8 -- After facing defeat in the recently concluded elections in Odisha, outgoing Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today cleared the air on VK Pandian's role speculated in media for the ... Read More

Monsoon sets in over Odisha today

Bhubaneswar, June 8 -- The southwest monsoon set in over Odisha earlier than scheduled date and has covered some parts of Malkangiri district, informed the IMD today. The Northern Limit of Monsoon no... Read More

Odisha: ECI revokes D S Kutey's suspension, directs action against Ashish Singh

Bhubaneswar, June 8 -- The Election Commission of India (ECI) revoked the suspension of IPS officer D S Kutey and recommended action against another IPS officer Ashish Singh for providing misinformati... Read More

Sujata Karthikeyan goes on 6-month 'childcare' leave days after BJD's poll debacle

Bhubaneswar, June 7 -- After BJD's debacle in 2024 elections in Odisha, IAS Officer Sujata Karthikeyan, the wife of BJD Supremo Naveen Patnaik's close aide VK Pandian, was granted childcare leave for ... Read More

Party hoppers who won, lost 2024 elections in Odisha

Bhubaneswar, June 7 -- With the end of the General Elections to Lok Sabha and Assembly seats in Odisha, some party hoppers have emerged as winners, and some lost the polls. Many politicians had switc... Read More

Ex IPS officer Arup Patnaik loses to Sambit Patra; BJP grabs prestigious Puri MP seat

Bhubaneswar, June 4 -- Retired IPS officer Arup Patnaik lost to BJP's national spokesperson Dr. Sambit Patra as the saffron party occupied the prestigious Puri Lok Sabha seat in Odisha. Dr. Patra was... Read More