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Tag: House

Donation to Lord
Odisha Woman Wills ‘Son’ Lord Jagannath Family Home Before Death

Nabarangpur: A septuagenarian woman from the town willed her three-storey ancestral house, worth over Rs 1 crore, to Lord Jagannath five days prior to her death in an extraordinary gesture of devotion for the Lord of the Universe. Baijayantimala Sahu breathed her last on December 2 after battling cancer for a protracted period. She is […]

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Jharsuguda: 2 Women Critical After House Catches Fire

Jharsuguda: Two women suffered serious injuries after one’s house caught fire at Stationpada under Brajrajnagar block in this district on Tuesday. The injured have been identified as Priya Ghosh and Nisha Patra. Both of them have been admitted to the Ispat General Hospital (IGH), Rourkela in critical condition. According to reports, Priya’s house caught fire […]

Gandhi-Godse Remark Row: Face-off between BJP & Congress Continues

Bhubaneswar: The face-off over remarks on Mahatma Gandhi and Nathuram Godse refuses to die down in Odisha Assembly as Congress leader Narasingha Mishra and deputy leader of BJP legislature party, Bishnu Sethi again locked horns in the House for the second consecutive day on Saturday. The issue was raised by Congress Legislature Party leader Narasingha […]

Toilet turns home for Kendrapara family post cyclone Fani

Kendrapara: Within seconds, cyclone Fani took everything away from the family of Khirod Behera of Raghudeipur in Kendrapara district, including the house which he had built after years of struggle. With no other option, Khirod’s family of four has now turned a toilet their home for the past 15 days. Khirod’s family has been rendered […]

8-feet-long python rescued from house in Mayurbhanj

Baripada: An eight-feet-long python was rescued from the backyard of a house at Baniabasa village under Udala block of Mayurbhanj district today. According to sources, the snake was spotted near the hen house in the backyard of one Dashrath Hembram. According to sources, the snake had already preyed on a hen. After spotting the reptile, […]

Ruckus in Odisha Assembly over power cuts in winter

Bhubaneswar: Opposition parties targeted Odisha government in Assembly today over unscheduled power cuts in several parts of the State even during the winter season. State Energy Minister Prafulla Mallick found himself in the eye of the storm as legislators of both Congress and BJP raised the issue of unscheduled power cuts in the Assembly. As […]

Monsoon session of Odisha assembly ends; 14 bills passed

Bhubaneswar: Total 14 bills were passed during monsoon session of the Odisha Assembly which concluded today. On the last day of the session, a bill tabled on pay hike of legislators and ministers was passed in the House following a minor amendment. With the amendment, monthly allowance of former legislators was hiked to Rs 30,000 […]

Flyover collapse rocks Assembly, House adjourned multiple times

Bhubaneswar: A day after an under-construction flyover collapsed in Bomikhal area of Bhubaneswar, the Odisha Assembly today witnessed unruly scenes over the matter with Congress chief whip Tara Bahinipati along with party legislators moving to the House well and demanding the Chief Minister’s resignation. Unable to run the House, Speaker Pradip Amat had to adjourn […]

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House adjourned as Opp creates ruckus demanding hike in paddy MSP

Bhubaneswar: Demanding consensus on a proposal to increase minimum support price (MSP) for paddy to Rs 2,800, Opposition members today created ruckus in the Odisha Assembly leading to adjournment in the proceedings twice today. As soon as the House assembled for the Question Hour, Congress legislators stormed into the well of the State Assembly and […]

Furore continues in Odisha Assembly over farmers’ issues

Bhubaneswar: The Assembly today witnessed similar pandemonium for the six consecutive day as the stand-off between government and opposition parties over the cases of farmers’ suicide continued in the House on Tuesday. Unable to run the House, Speaker Niranjan Pujari adjourned it for an hour only three minutes after the the House assembled for the […]

Farmer Suicide
Stalemate continues in Odisha Assembly over farmer suicides

Bhubaneswar: The impasse over the alleged farmer suicides continued in the Odisha Assembly today with opposition BJP members creating ruckus forcing Speaker Niranjan Pujari to adjourn the House thrice. As soon as the House assembled for the Question Hour, the agitating BJP members led by Rabi Naik stormed into the well of the House demanding […]

BJP demands apology from BJD MLAs for comments against PM

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha assembly today witnessed repeated adjournments due to noisy protests by opposition BJP members demanding an apology from two BJD MLAs who made “derogatory” remarks against Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The BJP members stormed into the well of the House during the Zero Hour as soon as BJD MLA Mahesh Sahoo made the […]

Odisha BJP
BJP to boycott all party meeting convened by Speaker

Bhubaneswar: Annoyed over no transaction of any business in the Odisha Assembly due to pandemonium by the Congress members, the opposition BJP today decided to boycott the all party meeting being convened by the Speaker. This was stated by BJP legislature party leader K V Singhdeo in a statement. “We doubt a conspiracy has been […]

Congress creates ruckus in Odisha Assembly over distress sale of vegetables

Bhubaneswar: Raising the distress sale of tomatoes and other vegetables in State, Opposition Congress today created pandemonium in the Assembly and demanded reply from chief minister and concerned minister on the issue. Unable to run the House, Speaker Niranjan Pujari was forced to adjourn it twice. Soon after the House assembled for the day, Congress […]

Seaways GM murder: Raid on Mahima Mishra’s house, wife grilled

Bhubaneswar: Close on the heels of the brutal murder of Mahendra Swain, General Manager of General Manager of Seaways Shipping and Logistics Private Limited (SSPL), a team of Paradip Police today raided the house of Mahima Mishra, Managing Director of Odisha Stevedores Ltd (OSL) for the second time and interrogated his wife Mala Mishra. Reports […]

Odisha Assembly adjourned sine die

Bhubaneswar: The winter session of the Odisha Assembly was adjourned sine die 16 days ahead of schedule. The session of the House which had begun on December 1 had 24 working days till the end of its session on December 31. But it was adjourned sine die after only nine working days. The proposal to […]

Heat over detention of farmers continues in House

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Assembly Deputy Speaker Sanand Marandi adjourned the proceedings for one hour after Opposition members created ruckus for second time in the day today over the police detention of hundreds of members of the Navnirman Krushak Sanghathan at different places of the State. Leader of Opposition Narasingha Mishra said in the House the […]

Odisha Assembly: Cong up in arms over demonetisation

Bhubaneswar: The demonetisation issue rocked the Odisha Assembly today when Congress legislators stormed into the well of the House shouting slogans and created a din leading to an adjournment in the proceedings of the House till 3 pm. Alleging farmers of the State are suffering due to the demonetisation, Congress chief whip Tara Prasad Bahinipati […]

Assembly winter session: Opp ready to corner govt

Bhubaneswar: With the month-long winter session of the Odisha Assembly beginning from December 1, the opposition Congress and BJP are ready to take on the government on a number of issues. “We will target the state government on a number of issues notably the Japanese Encephalitis in Malkangiri and the failure of the state government […]

Seaways GM murder: Cops raid Mahima Mishra house, hotel

Cuttack/Bhubaneswar: Intensifying its probe into Seaways Shipping and Logistics Private Limited (SSPL) General Manager Mahendra Swain murder case, Jagatsinghpur police on Saturday conducted simultaneous raids at three places including Orissa Stevedores Limited (OSL) owner Mahima Mishra’s house located at Odia bazaar in Cuttack. According to sources, police also raided Mishra’s farm house in Nischintakoili and […]

Furnishing wrong info in Odisha Assembly: Oppn targets govt

Bhubaneswar: The opposition today came down heavily on the ruling BJD government over the statement by the party spokesperson Pratap Deb, who, while briefing the media on the step the state government has taken on Mahanadi issue, had said that most departments are used to provide wrong information to the State Assembly. “It was the […]

House adjourned till 3 pm after ruckus by ST, SC MLAs

The Odisha Assembly, which has failed to transact any important business due to repeated adjournments for the last ten days, witnessed similar scenes today when the striking SC,ST MLAs created a pandemonium forcing the Speaker to adjourn the House till 3 pm

Opp, BJD members force House adjournment till 12.30 pm

Bhubaneswar: Uproarious scenes were witnessed in the Odisha Assembly yet again on Wednesday with both Opposition and ruling party members shouting slogans in the House. As soon as the House assembled for the day’s business, Congress and BJP members stormed into the well of the House and shouted slogans while wearing black aprons. They were […]

Miscreants loot Rs 4 lakh, jewellery at gun point

Athagarh: Three unidentified miscreants looted Rs 4 lakh in cash and gold jewellery from the house of a businessman at Kantola village here late on Wednesday night. According to sources, the looters, who had their faces covered, knocked on the doors and windows of the house of the businessman Sarat Chandra Barik. When Barik opened […]