Naveen Patnaik

  • Is the 'Modi Wave' working in Odisha?

    Odisha Direct |  Jajati Karan
    Less than two months back, in February, in an exclusive interview with Odisha's chief minister Naveen Patnaik, I had put this question to him. His...

  • Battleground Odisha: War over before the battle could begin?

    Odisha Direct |  Jajati Karan
    The election bugle has been sounded, the battle dates declared and the ground all set for the big fight. In Odisha its twin battle -...

  • Can Naveen Patnaik be the X-factor post election?

    Odisha Direct |  Jajati Karan
    As the election dates near, it's time for political parties especially regional and smaller ones to decide in which side of the divide they are...

  • 5th Anniversary of Kandhamal: Naveen Patnaik And The Erosion Of The Liberal Ideal

    Espresso Economics |  Vivian Fernandes
    Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and the Sangh Parivar have never been able to live down the Godhra riots of 2002 but Orissa Chief Minister...

  • Why 'Chanakya' Pyari's attempt at toppling Naveen failed

    Odisha Direct |  Jajati Karan
    Though Pyari Mohan Mohapatra, the BJD MP and chief advisor to Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik, was at the helm of affairs in the BJD...