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Naveen to ECR: Speed up Khurda-Balangir line

Following is a report from the TNIE:

BHUBANESWAR: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday asked the East Coast Railways (ECR) to expedite submission of forest diversion proposal to start construction of railway track of Khurda-Balangir project from Balangir side by December-end. 301 more words

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Naveen Patnaik announces Rs 35,000 cr package for western Odisha farmers

Following is a report from the BS:

After being cornered by opposition parties over rising incidents of farmers’ suicide in the state, Odisha chief minister and Biju Janata Dal (BJD) supremo… 438 more words

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Farmers' suicide cases spread throughout western Odisha

Following is a report from the http://www.orissadiary.com

Report by Debadatta Panda , Kalahandi: Farmers suicide case occurring in western Odisha like Bargarh,Sambalpur,Nuapada districts due to heavy loan and loss of crops.Like that in Kalahandi a farmers suicided by hanging in his cropland in the Koksara Block of Kalahandi.Though Kalahandi is irrigated by Upper Indravati Irrigation Project but the Up Land area known as Dandpat area is not irrigated by UIIP. 293 more words

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2011 Census : analysis of population of Odisha on religious basis

Following is a report from the Hindu:

Growth rate in Christian population in Odisha has made a quantum jump by 478 per cent in past 50 years compared to 323 per cent and 130 per cent in case of Muslim and Hindu population respectively. 297 more words

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Western Odisha bandh today demanding special Koshal state

Following is a report from http://odishasuntimes.com/2015/08/26/12-hr-koshal-bandh-affects-life-in-10-western-odisha-dists/

More than 10 western Odisha districts are observing a 12-hour bandh today demanding separate statehood for the Koshal region in response to a call given by the Koshal State Coordination Committee (KSCC). 279 more words

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CM Naveen Patnaik demands inclusion of Kosali and Ho languages in 8th schedule

Following is a report from the TOI:

BHUBANESWAR: Ahead of the elections for two newly created municipal corporations—Sambalpur and Rourkela, chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday urged the Centre to expedite inclusion of Sambalpuri/Kosali and Ho languages in the Eighth schedule of the Constitution. 156 more words

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