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  • Rail budget disappointing, very generic: Nitish Kumar July 8, 2014

    Former railways minister Nitish Kumar said that the rail budget was disappointing. The government has no clear future plan or roadmap. "It is a very generic budget. FDI and PPP in Railways are not prudent initiatives," he said. On the other side, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said, "We have...
  • Naveen Patnaik: Poor will be largely affected by the rail fair hike June 20, 2014

    Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik comments on the rail fare hike. He states that hike in fare will further aggravate inflation and increase price rise. The poor people will be largely affected by this move. ...
  • Watch: Naveen Patnaik credits BJD victory to people of Odisha May 16, 2014

    Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said the people of the state have been very generous to our party electing us for the fourth consecutive time and that always fell it is victory of the people. ...
  • Chief ministers Naveen Patnaik, Raman Singh cast their votes April 17, 2014

    Odisha and Chhattisgarh chief ministers Naveen Patnaik and Raman Singh cast their votes for the Phase V of Lok Sabha elections. ...
  • Election Yatra: Battle for Odisha April 8, 2014

    Just days to go before 2014 Lok Sabha elections, CNN-IBN's Jajati Karan visits Odisha to find out the views of the voters on the candidates from their constituency. Odisha is set to vote on April 10 and April 17. ...
  • Kings & Queens: Can Naveen Patnaik be the kingmaker in 2014 polls? February 28, 2014

    Watch the political journey of Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and his role in the coming Lok Sabha elections. ...
  • Promo: The Naveen Patnaik Juggernaut February 28, 2014

    From reluctant politician to Odisha's unchallenged ruler, Naveen Patnaik operates through fear and favour. Could the King of Odisha turn Kingmaker in Delhi? ...
  • BJD will come back to the power, says Kalikesh Singh Deo February 9, 2014

    Biju Janata Dal leader Kalikesh Narayan Singh Deo said that under Naveen Patnaik, the government of Odisha has now got funding. In every sphere, there has been development and the people of Odisha have acknowledged this fact by reelecting the BJD three times and will do so again in 2014...
  • News 360: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik under scanner in Coal scam October 17, 2013

    In a new twist to the coal blocks allocation scam the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is looking into the role of Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik in the case. Naveen Patnaik had reportedly written to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to approve coal blocks of Aditya Birla Group Chairman Kumar...
  • Cyclone Phailin: Govt preparedness helped in limiting the damage, says Odisha CM October 13, 2013

    Speaking to CNNIBN, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday said that the district administration did a commendable job to limit the damage from cyclone Phailin. Patnaik added that Ganjam district was severely hit with over 2 lakh kutcha houses being damaged. He also said that relief and rehabilitation work...
  • News 360: Cyclone Phailin heading towards Odisha coast at 200 km per hour October 11, 2013

    The cyclone threat is now looming large over Andhra Pradesh and Odisha as heavy rains hit both the states on Thursday. According to reports, cyclone Phailin is heading towards coastal Odisha at an alarming speed of 200 km/hour and is likely to make a landfall by Saturday evening. ...
  • Cyclone Phailin: Odisha CM asks people not to panic October 11, 2013

    Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik appealed to everyone not to panic in view of the reports cyclone Phailin expected to hit on Saturday evening. "I'd request everyone not to panic. Please assist the government. Everyone from the block to the state headquarters at every administration level has been put on...
  • Coalgate: Congress feels the heat as more members come under CBI radar June 11, 2013

    The investigations into the multicrore coal scam just got uncomfortably closer to the government with the CBI today registering its 12th FIR in the case against sitting MP Naveen Jindal and former MoS Coal Dasari Narayan Rao. ...
  • Patnaik rules out tieup with BJP, says Third Front an option April 15, 2013

    Leaving no scope for the BJP to duck the issue, the Janata Dal (United), one of its key allies, demanded that the party announce its prime ministerial candidate for the 2014 general election by yearend. It also added that the candidate should have 'secular credentials'. But former ally, Odisha Chief...
  • Is it time to rewrite social media laws? November 29, 2012

    In a major development, the Supreme Court has asked the Attorney General to respond to a petition challenging the controversial Section 66A in the Information Technology Act. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai November 28, 2012

    Watch today's top stories with CNNIBN EditorinChief Rajdeep Sardesai. ...
  • Is the media facing a serious credibility crisis? November 28, 2012

    A Delhi court on Wednesday sent the two arrested Zee News editors, Sudhir Chaudhary and Samir Ahluwalia, to twoday police custody in the alleged Jindal extortion case. ...
  • Jindals tried to bribe us first, says Zee CEO Alok Agarwal November 28, 2012

    A Delhi court on Wednesday sent the two arrested Zee News editors, Sudhir Chaudhary and Samir Ahluwalia, to twoday police custody in the alleged Jindal extortion case. ...
  • Jindal extortion case: Zee editors denied bail, sent to 2day police custody November 28, 2012

    A Delhi court on Wednesday dismissed the bail plea of 2 senior journalists of Zee News channel and remanded them to a twoday police custody. ...
  • Police acted under political pressure: Zee News lawyer November 28, 2012

    The arrests on charges of extortion came following the registration of a case about 45 days ago on a complaint filed by Jindal's company with the Crime Branch of Delhi Police. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai November 27, 2012

    Zee editors Sudhir Chaudhry, Sameer Ahluwalia arrested in Jindal Group extortion case. UPA government on Tuesday furnished the outline of its ambitious direct cash transfer scheme. ...
  • Odisha mining scam undeterred, no major arrests made November 5, 2012

    In 2011, CNNIBN exposed a decadelong iron ore mining scam in Odisha's Keonjhar. Here's an exclusive followup investigation. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai October 25, 2012

    There was high drama at Congress leader and industrialist Naveen Jindal's press conference on Thursday afternoon where he claimed he has proof against editors of Zee News allegedly extorting money from his team. The Income Tax Department launched a probe into 18 of BJP President Nitin Gadkari's companies. The striking employees of...
  • Is it time to introspect practices followed by Indian media? October 25, 2012

    There was high drama at Congress MP and industrialist Naveen Jindal's press conference on Thursday afternoon where he claimed he had proof against the editors of Zee News allegedly extorting money from his team. Jindal screened the video of what was shown to be a sting operation his company did on...
  • Newsmaker of the Day: Naveen Jindal October 25, 2012

    There was high drama at Congress MP and industrialist Naveen Jindal's press conference on Thursday afternoon where he claimed he had proof against the editors of Zee News allegedly extorting money from his team. Jindal screened the video of what was shown to be a sting operation his company did...
  • News 360: Probe initiated against 18 of Gadkari's companies October 25, 2012

    The Income Tax department on Thursday began probe into BJP President Nitin Gadkari's Purti Power and Sugar Ltd (PPSL). IT authorities said they will also probe source of funds of the 18 companies that invested in Purti. Prima facie evidence suggested that shell companies had invested in Purti. Sources said that if...
  • FDI in retail: DMK will protect small traders, says Kanimozhi October 5, 2012

    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has been pushing for a notrust motion in Parliament over FDI in retail. On Thursday, she appealed to UPA partners to quit the alliance over retail FDI. While the Samajwadi Party is buying time, the DMK has made its antireforms stand clear. Meanwhile, Biju Janata Dal...
  • Coalgate: Jindal faces heat, another company under scanner September 13, 2012

    In more embarrassment for Congress MP and industrialist Naveen Jindal in connection with the alleged coalgate scam, another coal mine block allotted to his company has now come under the scanner. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai September 12, 2012

    Ending speculations that she could be getting ready to contest the 2014 General Elections, Priyanka Gandhi on Wednesday stressed that she was not joining politics. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai September 11, 2012

    Coal controller recommends deallocation of Naveen Jindal's company. Former Goa CMs Digambar Kamat and Pratapsingh Rane face arrest. ...