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Odisha Assembly adjourned amid ruckus over Lokayukta appointment

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Assembly today experienced commotion over delay in appointment of a Lokayukta rocked for the second consecutive day today leading to repeated adjournments. The members of the Congress and the BJP staged demonstration before the Speaker’s podium, seeking an explanation from the government on the matter. The Opposition members also urged Speaker Pradip Kumar […]

Ruckus in Odisha Assembly over delay in Lokayukta appointment

Bhubaneswar: The budget session of Odisha Assembly on Monday witnessed uproarious scenes with Opposition members trying to corner the Government over delay in appointment of Lokayukta. Congress legislators raised the issue with Opposition leader Narasingha Mishra demanding a reply from Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik in the House during the Zero Hour. Apart from Congress, BJP […]

Bring vigilance under Lokayukta, Niranjan asks Naveen

Seeking a public debate on the proposed Lokayukta Act in Odisha, senior Congress leader Niranjan Patnaik today said the anti-corruption vigilance wing of the state Police should be brought under the purview of the legislation

Odisha Cabinet gives nod for creation of Lokayukta

Odisha Cabinet on Friday approved a proposal for the formation of Lokayukta in the state and decided to bring a Bill regarding this within a period of one month. This was announced by the state's chief minister Naveen Patnaik after the Cabinet meeting at State Secretariat here

Congress flays Naveen over Lokayukta appointment in Odisha

Opposition Congress in Odisha on Wednesday criticised Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik for not keeping his promise to establish a strong Lokayukta in the state