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Tag: Budget Session

Budget Session: Parliament To Function In Two Shifts Owing To Covid
Budget Session: Parliament To Function In Two Shifts Owing To Covid

The President will arrive at the Central Hall of the Parliament at 10.55 am along with the Chairman of Rajya Sabha, Prime Minister, Speaker of Lok Sabha and the Minister of Parliamentary Affairs.

Parliament's Budget Session Begins From Jan 31, Union Budget On Feb 1
Parliament's Budget Session Begins From Jan 31, Union Budget On Feb 1

The session proceedings will fall in between the elections in five states, and the notification for the first phase of polls in Uttar Pradesh has been issued by the EC.

Bhubaneswar DCP Warns Of Strict Against Anyone Attempting Suicide Outside Odisha Assembly
Security Heightened In Odisha Assembly, Bhubaneswar DCP Warns Of Strict Action Against Anyone Attempting Suicide

Bhubaneswar: As the second phase of the budget session of the Odisha Assembly in the State capital began today, the Commissionerate Police has tightened the security arrangements and warned legal action against anyone attempting suicide outside the Assembly premises. Briefing the media on the security arrangements, Bhubaneswar DCP Umashankar Das said, “The security deployment during […]

Odisha Budget session's second phase from today, Oppn set to corner state govt
Odisha Budget Session's Second Phase From Today, Oppn Set To Corner State Govt

Bhubaneswar: Odisha’s opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress are set to corner the Biju Janata Dal government over several issues during the second phase of the Budget session beginning on Friday. The second phase is scheduled to continue till April 9 with all Covid-19 precautionary measures in place. The opposition parties have chalked […]

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Odisha: MLAs To Undergo Antigen Covid Test Ahead Of 2nd Phase Budget Session

Bhubaneswar: All MLAs will undergo antigen tests for COVID-19 to attend the second phase of the ensuing Budget Session of the Odisha Assembly that will begin from March 12. The members who will test negative will be allowed to enter the House and take part in the Assembly proceedings, Speaker Surjya Narayan Patro said. “During […]

LPG, Petroleum Price Hike Rocks Lok Sabha On Monday
LPG, Petroleum Price Hike Rocks Lok Sabha On Monday

New Delhi: The first day of the second-leg of the Budget Session failed to conduct normal business on Monday as the joint opposition created pandemonium inside the House by raising slogans against the government over rising prices of LPG cylinders and petroleum products. The Opposition mounted attack on these issues soon after the House assembled […]

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Budget Session Of Odisha Assembly Begins On Stormy Note

Bhubaneswar: Opposition BJP and Congress staged walkout in the first day of Budget session of Odisha Assembly opposing Governor Prof Ganeshi Lal’s address. Soon after the House assembled for the day, Congress MLAs created ruckus by raising the border controversy with Andhra Pradesh over Kotia villages. Later, they staged walkout while the Governor appreciated the […]

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Traffic Curbs Around Odisha Assembly For Budget Session Beginning Today

Bhubaneswar: In view of the Budget Session of Odisha Assembly beginning from today, the Commissionerate Police has restricted traffic movements on roads approaching the Assembly. The curbs have been imposed in view of security concerns, police sources said. Restrictions will come into effect from today. Vehicles coming from 120-battalion square will move via Power House […]

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Zero Hour, Question Hour Allowed In Budget Session Of Odisha Assembly Beginning Tomorrow

Bhubaneswar: The Budget session of the Odisha Assembly will begin as usual from tomorrow with Zero Hour, Question Hour and Adjournment motion unlike previous sessions amid strict adherence to Covid-19 protocols, Speaker Surjya Narayan Patro said after chairing an all-party meeting today. It was decided at the meeting that afternoon session of the House will […]

Odisha Assembly Winter Session Adjourned Sine Die A Month Before Schedule
Odisha MLAs, PSOs To Undergo Covid-19 Test Ahead Of Assembly Session; SOP Issued

Bhubaneswar: Ahead of the crucial budget session of Odisha Assembly, a detailed Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) has been issued on Friday as a precautionary measure for prevention and containment of Covid-19. As per the SOP, all members of the Odisha Legislative Assembly along with their Personal Security Officers (PSOs) and drivers will undergo RT-PCR test […]

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Budget Session Of Odisha Assembly: Covid-19 Test Not Mandatory For MLAs & Others, Says Speaker

Bhubaneswar: In a major decision ahead of commencement of the budget session, the Odisha government on Tuesday announced that COVID-19 test will not be mandatory for the MLAs and others. Informing this, Odisha Assembly Speaker SN Patro said, “COVID-19 restrictions have not been lifted but relaxed. All the existing social distancing norms and other protocols […]

Rajya Sabha Budget Session's First Phase Curtailed By 2 Days
Rajya Sabha Budget Session's First Phase Curtailed By 2 Days

New Delhi: The first phase of Rajya Sabha’s Budget Session will conclude two days ahead of the slated time with all political parties unanimously deciding on Sunday to end the sittings on February 13 in place of February 15. The decision was taken in the Parliamentary Affairs Committee meeting chaired by the upper house’s Chairman […]

BJD Demands Women's Reservation Bill Be Passed In This Budget Session
BJD Demands Women's Reservation Bill Be Passed In This Budget Session

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: Biju Janata Dal (BJD) has demanded that the Women’s Reservation Bill be passed in the Budget Session of Parliament. This was demanded by Pinaki Mishra, BJD Parliamentary Party leader in Lok Sabha in the All Party meeting held at New Delhi on Saturday for the Budget Session of Parliament On behalf of the […]

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Budget Session Begins On Friday, President Kovind To Address

New Delhi: The Budget Session of Parliament commences on Friday and business of both the Houses will begin with President Ram Nath Kovind’s address at 11 a.m. The session is being held in two parts this year due to Covid-19 pandemic. Following tradition, the President will address the joint sitting of Parliament at the Central […]

Odisha: BJD Chalks Out Issues For Upcoming Budget Session Of Parliament
Odisha: BJD Chalks Out Issues For Upcoming Budget Session Of Parliament

Bhubaneswar: The Biju Janata Dal on Monday decided to raise a host of issues, including reservation for women in Lok Sabha and all state legislative assemblies, during the budget session of Parliament starting from January 29. The BJD Parliamentary Party meeting held under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik here, listed a series of […]

Parliament Session To Commence On Jan 29, FM Sitharaman To Present Union Budget On Feb 1
Parliament Session To Commence On Jan 29, FM Sitharaman To Present Union Budget On Feb 1

New Delhi: The Budget session of Parliament will begin on January 29 with the address of President Ram Nath Kovind to the joint sitting of both the Houses. Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is set to present the Union Budget on February 1. The session will be held in two parts — from January 29 […]

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Odisha govt saved 700 trees by switching over to paperless

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal has said that the state government has saved around 700 big trees by partially switching over to paperless budgeting in 2019-20 fiscal, officials said on Saturday. Digital methods had substantially reduced the printing of documents during the 2019-20 annual budget, the governor was quoted as saying. “It (the partial switchover) […]

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Odisha Farmers Seek Rs 75,000 Cr Allocation In State Budget

Bhubaneswar: Ahead of the Budget session of Odisha Assembly, Naba Nirman Krushak Sangathan (NNKS) on Thursday demanded 50 per cent share in the 2020-21 state budget for the overall development of farmers in the State. NNKS has been spearheading the farmer agitation in the State demanding price, prestige and pension. Addressing a presser, NNKS convenor, […]

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Odisha Assembly Budget Session Likely To Be Stormy

Bhubaneswar: The Budget session of the Odisha Assembly scheduled to commence on February 14 is likely to be stormy with the opposition BJP and Congress planning to corner the ruling-BJD over a range of issues, including crime against women, lapses in paddy procurement and attacks on RTI activists. Leader of the Opposition (LoP) Pradipta Kumar […]

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Union Budget 2020: Big Reduction In Tax Rates, Boost To Agriculture And Many More

Bhubaneswar: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday presented full-year budget for the year ending March 2021. This was the second budget for Sitharaman in  the second term of the Narendra Modi government. Here are the KEY HIGHLIGHTS:  Budget Speech: Nirmala Sitharaman says customs duty raised on footwear and furniture Health cess on import of medical […]

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BJD Chalks Out Strategy Ahead Of Parliament Budget Session

Bhubaneswar: A Parliamentary Party meeting of Biju Janata Dal (BJD) led by Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik was held at Naveen Niwas today in presence of party’s Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha members. Apart from a clear objection against implementation of certain sections of National Population Register (NPR), the party discussed various other issues while […]

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Budget Session To Begin In Jan-End; Officials Told To Gear Up

New Delhi: With the first half of the budget session expected to begin in the last week of January, the ministries have started asking officials to gear up for response to the possible questions from members of Parliament (MPs). “As Parliament session is expected to start in the last week of this month, an advisory […]

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New Speaker, New precedent: Speaker SN Patro calls first-ever all party meet

Bhubaneswar: Setting a new precedent, the newly elected speaker of the 16th Odisha Legislative Assembly, veteran BJD leader Surjya Narayan Patro, in a first, has convened an all party meeting prior to the commencement of the budget session of the new assembly. The all-party meet is likely to be held on June 24 as the […]

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Budget session of Odisha Assembly from June 25

Bhubaneswar: The Budget session of the 16th Odisha Assembly will begin from June 25 and continue till August 8 in two phases. The first phase of the session will be from June 25 to July 2 while the second from July 12 to August 8. Governor Ganesh Lal will address the House on the first […]

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Second day of Odisha Assembly session washed away amid ruckus

Bhubaneswar: The second day of the Budget Session of the Odisha Assembly was washed away amid ruckus created by the Opposition parties today. After mourning the death of leaders Priyanath Dey and Ladu Kishore Swain, both the Congress and BJP disrupted the House proceedings as soon as the question hour started. Following disruption, the Speaker […]

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