ODISHA

  • Odisha chit fund scam: CBI should probe Patnaik's role, says LoP, state Assembly November 23, 2014

    The opposition parties in Odisha have upped their ante against Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and have now demanded his resignation. Speaking to CNN-IBN, Leader of the Opposition in the Odisha Assembly, Narsingh Mishra said that after his close aide Saroj Sahu, the CBI should now probe Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. ...
  • Naveen Patnaik has no moral right to continue as Odisha CM: Odisha Congress Chief whip November 23, 2014

    Congress Chief whip Tara Bahinipati said that Naveen Patnaik has no moral right to continue as Odisha's CM. "Saroj Sahu is the most trusted man of Naveen Patnaik," said Bahinipati. ...
  • Is engaging men crucial on issues of violence against women? November 11, 2014

    A study done by the United Nations has produced some alarming results. Six out of 10 Indian men have admitted to having perpetrated violence against their wives or partners. ...
  • It's not setback for BJD: Odisha CM on chitfund scam arrest November 5, 2014

    The CBI on Tuesday arrested BJD MP Ramchandra Hansda in connection to Rs 20,000 crore Odisha chit fund scam. The BJD leader and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday said, "It's not setback for BJD. They are individual. The law will take its own course" ...
  • Odisha: Political bigwigs in CBI net for alleged involvement in chit fund scam November 5, 2014

    The CBI sleuths made three high profile arrests in ten days for their alleged involvement in the Rs 20,000 crore Odisha chit fund scam. ...
  • No one is above law: BJP on MP Hansda suspension November 4, 2014

    Biju Janata Dal on Tuesday evening suspended its MP Ramchandra Hansda and former MLA Subarna Naik who was arrested in Odisha Chitfund scam earlier in the day. ...
  • Cyclone Hudhud: Hundreds of rescue workers from Odisha arrive in Visakhapatnam October 15, 2014

    More than 500 people are working to restore power and clear roadblocks in Vizag. Hundreds of rescue workers from Odisha have come to Visakhapatnam. "We are helping Andhra Pradesh just like they helped us in 1999," said a rescue worker. ...
  • Has India improved on its disaster preparedness and management efforts? October 13, 2014

    Cyclone Hudhud, which hit the Andhra Pradesh and Odisha coastline on Sunday, has left behind a trail of massive destruction. 24 people have lost their lives and nearly four lakh people have been evacuated. ...
  • Odisha government gears up for possible floods as cyclone Hudhud loses speed October 12, 2014

    As cyclone Hudhud progressively loses speed, Odisha is reeling under the fear of heavy flooding in the aftermath of the cyclone. Heavy rainfall is predicted in the states of Odisha, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Andhra Pradesh and even Bihar. ...
  • Odisha: Threat of storm is over but flood situations arise due to heavy rainfall October 12, 2014

    As the cyclone Hudhud strikes eastern coast of India, the heavy rainfall has lashed the state of Odisha resulting in death of two. ...
  • Watch: People evacuated forcefully from Gopalpur in Odisha ahead of Cyclone Hudhud October 12, 2014

    Forceful evacuation began in Gopalpur on Sunday morning. Since Saturday, the administration was saying that people should move to safer places, but they were not heeding to the warning. Several policemen came to the Gopalpur beach to evacuate people. ...
  • Cyclone Hudhud: Wind speeds touch 50 km/hour in Gopalpur, Odisha October 12, 2014

    Large scale evacuations have been carried out in Odisha beacuse of cyclone Hudhud. "Wind speeds expected to touch 200 km/hour post landfall. Wind speeds to touch 50 km/hour in Gopalpur, Odisha," predicts MeT department. ...
  • Watch: Heavy rains in Andhra Pradesh, Odisha as Cyclone Hudhud approaches October 12, 2014

    Cyclone Hudhud is just 100 km away from Vishakhapatnam, according to the Met department and is expected to make landfall between Visakhapatnam and Srikakulam in a few hours. It is stormy in Visakhapatnam on Sunday morning and has been raining heavily. Trees have been uprooted and power cuts have been...
  • Cyclone Hudhud: Fishermen rush to protect their boats before they evacuate the Gopalpur beach October 11, 2014

    Fishermen rush to protect their boats before they evacuate the Gopalpur beach in fear of the Hudhud cyclone. "I am scared that my boat will be destroyed. It is the only means of my livelihood," said a fisherman. Cyclone Phailin had also struck Gopalpur beach hard last year. ...
  • Cyclone Hudhud approaches Odisha coast, 3.5 lakh people evacuated October 11, 2014

    As the cyclone Hudhud is approaching Odisha coast, the sea condition is changing dramatically and waves are rising gradually. The state government has started the evacuation process and around 3.5 lakh people have been evacuated. The cylone is a few hundred kms away from Gopalpur coast and will make landfall...
  • Heavy rainfall expected after cyclone Hudhud makes landfall in AP: Met October 11, 2014

    Andhra Pradesh and Odisha are on high alert as cyclone Hudhud is fast approaching the Eastern coast. It is likely to make landfall in Visakhapatnam on Sunday afternoon. MET Department Director K Ram Chandra Rao said, "The cyclone is at the the distance of 350 KM from Visakhapatnam. It will...
  • Andhra Pradesh and Odisha on high alert as Cyclone Hudhud approaches Eastern coast October 10, 2014

    Andhra Pradesh and Odisha are on high alert as Cyclone Hudhud is fast approaching the Eastern coast. It is likely to make landfall in Visakhapatnam on Sunday afternoon. According to the Met Department the cyclone will take a very severe turn in the next 12 hours, bringing with itself...
  • Odisha: Cyclone Hudhud leads to panic buying of food, prices soar October 9, 2014

    Cyclone Hudhud is fast approaching the Odisha and North Andhra Pradesh coast. It is likely to make landfall at Visakhapatnam on Sunday afternoon. In Odisha, cyclone fear has gripped the locals, leading to panic buying of food, causing the prices to soar. ...
  • Cyclone Hudhud: Preparations on war footing in Andhra Pradesh, Odisha October 8, 2014

    A severe cyclone named Hudhud is heading towards Odisha and North Andhra Pradesh and is likely to hit the coast by October 12. Cyclone 'Phailin' had hit the Odisha coast last year on the same date and had caused widespread destruction. ...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories September 22, 2014

    Bullet News is CNNIBN's nonstop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey September 22, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories on India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey from Times Square, US. ...
  • News 360: Mangalyaan's engine successfully testfired, Mars mission goes into final lap September 22, 2014

    The Indian Space Research Organisation on Monday successfully test fired the main liquid engine of India's Mars Orbiter Mission, which has been in sleep mode for 10 months. The Mars Orbiter Mission will enter the red planet's atmosphere on September 24. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey August 29, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • Clean up India: Puri beach turned into a garbage dump, Jagannath Temple surrounded by trash August 4, 2014

    CNN-IBN has begun a special initiative to clean up India. It is a project in which you can be involved by sharing your experiences of how there is a complete lack of civic sense across the country. CNN-IBN begins with focusing on the famous beach in Puri and the iconic...
  • 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. ...
  • Watch: 86-year-old voter exhorts the youth to exercise their francishe April 17, 2014

    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 April 10, 2014

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

    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. ...