She was elected as the Speaker of the House on the first day of the monsoon session unopposed.
The protestors argued that if a secretary is attending meetings in different districts and announcing schemes, what is the need of the Ministers and MLAs in the Assembly.
The mite-borne bacterial disease has been on a steady rise in western Odisha, triggering concerns.
It is alleged that despite repeated assurances, the Mahaprayan vehicle failed to reach the hospital. With no other option, the family decided to carry the body on a motorcycle.
The entire loan was reportedly being taken by the media house in the name of its employees. But the money was going straight to its owners.
The expulsion of Soumya seems to be an attempt by the BJD to send a strong message against the backdrop of growing views within the party. This came after Soumya was vehemently criticising the 5T Secretary in his editorials and on other platforms.
Soumya’s expulsion from the BJD has left many questions unanswered. Was he expelled for the alleged loan scam or for some other reason?
On Thursday morning, the Income Tax Department officials conducted raids simultaneously at the mill, its office, and the residence of the mill’s Chartered Accountant.
This exercise has been carried out every six months since the 26/11 Mumbai attack in which the terrorists from Pakistan used the sea route to enter India.
A team of EOW officials along with a cyber team reached the branch of Odisha Gramya Bank at Jayadev Vihar Thursday morning. Besides going through several documents, they also grilled the branch manager.
The Biju Janata Dal (BJD) on Thursday expelled two party MLAs- Khandapadas MLA Soumya Ranjan Patnaik and Remuna MLA Sudhanshu Sekhar Parida.
As part of the security arrangement, armed Special Operations Group (SOG) jawans have been deployed for the first time.
The six-time MLA today resigned from Naveen Patnaik's cabinet and filed her nomination for the Odisha Legislative Assembly’s Speaker post.
The passengers alleged that drinking water facility is not available at the terminal. There are water purifiers installed at the terminal but they are yet to be connected with the supply pipe.
As per the allegation by the deceased’s mother, Susmita was tense about her work for some days and the senior authorities including the Collector were putting huge pressure on her regarding the office work.
The train will have stoppages at Khurda Road, Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Angul, Sambalpur City and Jharsuguda.
As a part of the initiative, initially, fencing nets will be put up in the ghats of rivers that are infested with crocodiles.
Making things worse for several eligible beneficiaries, who have been omitted under the KALIA scheme, the State government has allegedly deprived them of availing the PM Kisan scheme provided by the Union government.
Earlier, speculations were rife that the ruling BJD, which has a majority in the House, would field a woman candidate for the Speaker’s post. If elected, Pramila Mallik will be the first woman Speaker of Odisha Assembly.
In another incident, three persons were injured in a cracker explosion during the Vishwakarma immersion ceremony in Dasapalla of Nayagarh district.