Odisha

  • Watch: 86-year-old voter exhorts the youth to exercise their francishe 17-04-2014 12:07 PM

    A total of 121 constituencies across 12 states go to vote in the fifth phase of the 9-phase Lok Sabha elections. Watch what this octagenarian has to say to the youth. ...
  • Odisha votes for Assembly, Lok Sabha elections 10-04-2014 11:40 AM

    The electorate in Odisha is casting their votes to select their representatives to Lok Sabha and state Assembly. ...
  • Watch: Election tracker promo on East India, Northeast India 31-03-2014 11:32 AM

    With the elections 2014 about to be announced, the Election Tracker is back on CNN-IBN. CNN-IBN-Lokniti-CSDS National Election Tracker brings the mood of key swing states ahead of the Lok Sabha elections. Tonight we will focus on West Bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha, and Assam. ...
  • Kings & Queens: Can Naveen Patnaik be the kingmaker in 2014 polls? 28-02-2014 11:14 PM

    Watch the political journey of Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and his role in the coming Lok Sabha elections. ...
  • Promo: The Naveen Patnaik Juggernaut 28-02-2014 03:48 PM

    From reluctant politician to Odisha's unchallenged ruler, Naveen Patnaik operates through fear and favour. Could the King of Odisha turn Kingmaker in Delhi? ...
  • Video Volunteers: Medical negligence in Jharkhand and Odisha 23-02-2014 11:58 PM

    Our partners video volunteers have shared these reports with us. Shot by their community correspondents in rural Jharkhand and Odisha, these reports expose the gross medical negligence faced by people at the hands of govt. employed medical staff. ...
  • A Billion Votes: Third Front is 'Congress Bachao Front', says Modi 11-02-2014 07:42 PM

    While addressing a rally in Odisha, BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi said, "It is time to give a befitting reply to the Third Front who have been spoiling the states, there are 11 such parties , 9 of them are supporting Congress and in elections they separate their ways...
  • Rahul's allegations are false, he should do his homework, says BJD 09-02-2014 10:57 PM

    Hitting back at the Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, Biju Janata Dal leader Jay Panda said, "It is ironic that Shri Rahul Gandhi made some allegations in his speech in my part of the constituency. I don't think he did his homework. According to the statistics of Planning Commission and...
  • BJD will come back to the power, says Kalikesh Singh Deo 09-02-2014 05:17 PM

    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 re-electing the BJD three times and will do so again in 2014...
  • CJ Show: Absence of female police officers in Odisha 22-12-2013 04:29 PM

    CNN-IBN CJ team investigates how police stations in Odisha continue to operate without women and child help desks despite the orders to do so. ...
  • Senior citizen awards: Honouring those who pioneered social service 02-12-2013 12:57 PM

    On this week's Senior citizen awards, we honour noted social activist from Odisha Tulasi Munda. She has taken education to tribal children and helped in the upliftment of the socially backward society. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey 18-10-2013 11:43 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: India hunts for treasure in Unnao, PIL seeks SC monitoring 18-10-2013 09:08 PM

    Even as the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) started the excavation work at the Unnao fort of former king Raja Ram Bux Singh on Friday to search for 1,000 tonnes of gold reportedly buried under it, a PIL has been filed in the Supreme Court asking the court to monitor...
  • News 360: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik under scanner in Coal scam 17-10-2013 08:57 PM

    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...
  • Watch: Real picture post-cyclone Phailin 15-10-2013 11:50 PM

    Cyclone Phailin hit the Gopalpur coast in Odisha on Saturday night and Chattarpur in Ganjam district was the worst hit. The timely evacuation by the officials saved many lives in the state even though they they faced resistance by the people. ...
  • The Last Word: Is Phailin a benchmark for how the govt should work? 14-10-2013 11:37 PM

    The government was able to control the massive destruction that could have happened due to cyclone Phailin which hit the coast of Odisha on Saturday night. It was the co-ordination among various agencies and correct prediction by IMD that averted the tragedy. ...
  • Srikakulam: Power, water supply will be restored in next 24-48 hours, says DM 14-10-2013 05:40 PM

    The relief and rescue works are going on in full swing in the Srikakulam district of Andhra Pradesh, which was hit by cyclone Phailin on Saturday, and the situation is expected to become normal by the next 24-48 hours. ...
  • Cyclone Phailin: Govt preparedness helped in limiting the damage, says Odisha CM 13-10-2013 04:15 PM

    Speaking to CNN-IBN, 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...
  • Cyclone Phailin: Rainfall expected at various parts of Odisha, Bihar, Andhra 13-10-2013 03:10 PM

    Cyclone Phailin is 50kms south of Sambalpur. It is now moving northwards, wind speed is still around 100kmph. Rainfall is expected at various parts of Odisha, Bihar, and Andhra. ...
  • Cyclone Phailin moves towards Chhattisgarh, weather impoves in Bhubaneswar 13-10-2013 01:47 PM

    Cyclone Phailin, which hit India's coast between 8:30 pm and 9:30 pm near Gopalpur in Odisha with wind speeds reaching 220 km per hour, has weakened into a depression now and is moving towards northeastwards. ...
  • Cyclone Phailin: NDRF, highway authorities carry rescue operation in Srikakulam 13-10-2013 01:38 PM

    NDRF and highway authorities are working together in Srikakulam to clear the debris. Cranes and JCBs have been deployed here on the highways; uprooted trees have been pushed to the sides to allow traffic to flow. Nine NDRF teams are on ground in Srikakulam. ...
  • Cyclone Phailin: 80 lakh people affected in 12 districts of odisha 13-10-2013 01:35 PM

    Cyclone Phalin hit India's coast between 8:30 pm and 9:30 pm on Saturday near Gopalpur in Odisha with wind speeds reaching 220 km per hour. ...
  • Watch: The aftermath of cyclone Phailin 13-10-2013 01:30 PM

    Cyclone Phailin hit India's coast between 8:30 pm and 9:30 pm on Saturday near Gopalpur in Odisha with wind speeds reaching 220 km per hour. ...
  • Cyclone Phailin tracker: Worst is over, wind speed reducing by the hour 13-10-2013 12:50 PM

    The very severe cyclonic storm, Phailin over Odisha moved north-northwestwards during past 6 hours with a speed of 20 kmph and lay centred at 0830 hrs IST of October 13, 2013 over Odisha near latitude 21.00 N and longitude 84.00 E, about 50 km south of Sampalpur. The system would...
  • Worst part of cyclone Phailin is over; casualty is not as much as in 1999 13-10-2013 12:00 PM

    The worst part of cyclone is over, weather is improving very fast, and wind speed is only 20-30 kmph at Gopalpur and at several parts of coastal Odisha. Thousands of trees have been uprooted; telephone and electric poles have fallen. It will take some time to restore these damages. ...
  • Cyclone Phailin: More than 100 trains cancelled, says Indian Railways PRO 13-10-2013 12:00 PM

    "More than 100 trains were cancelled, around 20 were partially cancelled, and more than 25 were diverted through sear routes," said Anil Saxena, PRO Indian Railways. ...
  • Ganjam and Srikakulum could be the worst affected districts: NDRF 13-10-2013 11:57 AM

    NDRF has said that a lot of houses have been damaged due to the cyclone Phailin. "We have no confirmation about casualty during the day. A large number of trees, electric poles and telephone poles have fallen," it said. ...
  • Clearing work started in Bramhapur, Gopalpur: Odisha DGP 13-10-2013 10:38 AM

    The DGP of Odisha has said that clearing work have been started in Bramhapur and Gopalpur. They are expecting to clear the roads as soon as possible. The have been no reports of casualty in Odisha. ...
  • Cyclone Phailin: Over 8 lakh evacuated, property severely damaged 13-10-2013 10:25 AM

    Over 8 lakh people have been evacuated from the districts of Odisha and Andhra Pradesh. "I have come to take shelter to save myself from the cyclone. My son has to stay back with his wife because of cattle and our belongings, but I don't know if they are safe,"...
  • Watch: Devastation caused in Bramhapur from cyclone Phailin 13-10-2013 10:22 AM

    Cyclone Phailin hit land near Gopalpur in Odisha on late Saturday evening. ...