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Tag: Monsoon Session

Uproar in Assembly over rejection of 'chit fund' adjournment motion, BJP accuses govt of killing dem
Uproar in Assembly over rejection of 'chit fund' adjournment motion, BJP accuses govt of killing democracy 

Taking exception to it, Opposition Chief Whip Mohan Charan Majhi accused the Speaker and government of trying to kill democracy. 

Plan to include 169 communities in ST list still lying with Centre: Odisha Minister 
Plan to include 169 communities in ST list still lying with Centre: Odisha Minister 

The Udula MLA and a few other members raised the question of several communities still being excluded from the list of scheduled tribes. 

Odisha MLAs demand increase in MLA-LAD fund
Odisha MLAs demand increase in MLA-LAD fund

Raising the matter in the House, BJD MLA Sanjeeb Mallick said,  “Rs 3 crore is allotted for MLA-LAD fund. Of the Rs 3 crore, Rs 2 crore is for miscellaneous expenses while Rs 50 lakh each is meant for education and construction of roads.”

LS secretariat issues advisory on placards, press notes ahead of Monsoon session
LS secretariat issues advisory on placards, press notes ahead of Monsoon session

However, they said similar advisories had been issued in the past also.

Uproar in Odisha Assembly over black marketing of fertilizers
Uproar in Odisha Assembly over black marketing of fertilizers

Over the irregularities in the distribution of fertilizer, the Pipili MLA said the supply is not as per the demand.

Odisha Assembly adjourned after pandemonium over Nupur Sharma controversy
BJP, Cong blame Odisha govt for growth of liquor, drug addiction

The allegation was made by the opposition members in the state Assembly while participating in a debate on the admissibility of an adjournment motion on Odisha dips in drugs and liquor; who will protect poor women .

BJP Leader Bishnu Charan Sethi In Odisha Assembly
Stormy Odisha Assembly session: Dy LoP, Agri Minister face off over paddy MSP

Taking a jibe at State government’s Mo Bus, Mo Cycle and Mo Sarkar schemes, Sethi said, “Why doesn’t the government come up with Mo Cold Store, Mo Farm Production schemes, which would actually help the farmers.”

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Monsoon Session: Opposition corners Odisha govt over unemployment as 2.26 lakh positions lie vacant

Senior Congress leader and Jeypore MLA, Tara Prasad Bahinipati slammed the government asking about the Biju Janata Dal’s (BJD’s) 2014 election manifesto where it had promised to provide 2 lakh jobs to the youths of Odisha.

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Opposition loads ammo to target Odisha govt as monsoon session begins tomorrow

With the opposition including the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Congress ready with several issues to corner the State government, the session is going to be stormy and the new team of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik may have a tough month ahead.

Security arrangement reviewed ahead of monsoon session of Odisha Assembly
Security tightened ahead of monsoon session of Odisha Assembly

Police Commissioner Saumyendra Priyadarsi, Intelligence Director Sanjeev Pannda, Intelligence DIG Anup Sahoo and other officials reviewed the security arrangements at the Assembly premises and outside it.

Monsoon session: Odisha Assembly to function an hour extra till 7 pm
Monsoon session: Odisha Assembly to function an hour extra till 7 pm

One more hour has been added to the working hour of the Odisha Legislative Assembly during the Monsoon session

Odisha: BJP likely to get its new opposition leader before Monsoon session
Odisha: BJP likely to get its new opposition leader before Monsoon session

“Due to the absence of our leader, we are not getting our due importance in the House," said MLA Kusum Tete.

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Odisha Assembly monsoon session from July 2

The budget is likely to be presented on the first day of the session.

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Lightning Strikes Killed 1621 Persons In 4 Years: Odisha Disaster Management Minister

Odisha Revenue and Disaster Management Minister Sudam Marndi on Friday said that 1621 persons have been killed in lightning strikes across Odisha till date since 2018

Odisha Assembly Passes 3 Key Bills On Day 2 Of Monsoon Session
Odisha Assembly Passes 3 Key Bills On Day 2 Of Monsoon Session 

Odisha University of Health Sciences Bill, 2021, Odisha Land Rights to Slum Dwellers (amendment) Bill, 2021 and Odisha Goods and Services Tax (Amendment) Bill 2021 have been passed in the Assembly today.

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Odisha Assembly Monsoon Session: Corruption In SSC, Mahanga Double Murder & Torture Of Tribals To Rock House

As the Monsoon Session of the Odisha Assembly will have eight working days, the Opposition parties have braced up to corner the State government.

Security Blanket On Odisha Assembly For Monsoon Session From Tomorrow, Parties Buckle Up
Security Blanket On Odisha Assembly For Monsoon Session From Tomorrow, Parties Buckle Up

The Biju Janata Dal (BJD) has exuded confidence that it is ready to face all debates and discussions with its own strategy. The ruling party has said that it would counter the Opposition with issues of caste census, increasing 50% reservation quota, and farmers' suffering with crop insurance schemes among others.

Monsoon Session Of Odisha Assembly: House To Run Five Hour Daily, Opposition Set To Corner Govt
Monsoon Session Of Odisha Assembly: House To Run Five Hour Daily, Opposition Set To Corner Govt

The sitting arrangements will be made by following social distancing norms and other guidelines that were followed during the last Assembly session. All the MLAs and Ministers can participate in the debate either by sitting or standing, Patro informed.

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22 Bills Passed In Monsoon Session: Govt

This Monsoon Session of Parliament provided 17 sittings spread over a period of 24 days and passing as many as 22 Bills.

IT Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw Rubbishes Reports Of Pegasus Project
IT Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw Rubbishes Reports Of Pegasus Project

The minister was making a statement on the Pegasus project reports, published in The Wire, which showed that over 300 hone numbers - including those of two serving ministers, over 40 journalists, three opposition leaders among others could have been targeted for hacking through Pegasus spyware.

Govt Ready For Healthy, Meaningful Discussion In Parliament: PM Modi At All-Party Meet
Govt Ready For Healthy, Meaningful Discussion In Parliament: PM Modi At All-Party Meet

PM Modi called for healthy discussions in Parliament and sought the cooperation of leaders of all political parties. He expressed hope that the sessions run smoothly and complete the business. He also expressed his condolences on the loss of lives due to COVID-19 pandemic.

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Govt Holds All-Party Meeting Ahead Of Monsoon Session Of Parliament

Besides Modi, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Union minister and Leader of House in Rajya Sabha Piyush Goyal and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi were present at the meeting.

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Monsoon Session: Border Dispute With China To Rock Parliament

Earlier this month, the Chinese displayed banners near the Line of Control in Demchok during celebrations of the birthday of the Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on July 6.

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Govt Set To Introduce 17 New Bills In Monsoon Session

The government is going to introduce 17 new Bills in the Monsoon Session of Parliament, which begins on July 19. With the much-awaited Cabinet reshuffle finally done and dusted, it is time for governance again.

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Parliament Monsoon Session Likely From July 19

The Monsoon session of Parliament is likely to commence on its usual timing this year with signals coming from the government to hold the session in the third week of July, sources said.

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Odisha Assembly’s Monsoon Session Adjourned Sine Die

Bhubaneswar: The monsoon session of the Odisha Legislative Assembly was adjourned sine die on Tuesday, a day ahead of the scheduled completion. Speaker Surjya Narayan Patro adjourned the session, which commenced on September 29 and was scheduled to conclude on October 7. Monsoon session of #Odisha #Assembly adjourned sine die one day ahead of the […]

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Odisha Assembly: Govt Plays Down COVID-19 Mismanagement Allegations

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Health Minister Naba Das on Wednesday dismissed all the allegations on COVID-19 mismanagement levelled by the Opposition political parties against the government. Making a statement during the Monsoon Session of the State Legislative Assembly after an adjournment motion was moved in connection over the matter, Das defended his government’s efforts in tackling the […]

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Monsoon Session Begins In Odisha, CM Attends Through Videoconference

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Assembly on Tuesday convened for its Monsoon Session, with members seated as per the Covid-19 protocols. The session is slated to end on October 7. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik attended the first day of the session through videoconference from his residence ‘Naveen Nivas’ here, while several Ministers and MLAs participated while sitting […]

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3-Tier Security Arrangements For Odisha Assembly Monsoon Session, No Permission For Protests & Agitations

Bhubaneswar: A three-tier security arrangement has been made for the monsoon session of Odisha Assembly starting tomorrow (September 29). As per official sources, around 25 platoons of police force will be deployed to look after all the arrangements. Senior officials including Odisha DGP Abhay and Intelligence Director and Twin City Police Commissioner Sudhanshu Sarangi reviewed […]

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Odisha Assembly Session: 136 Samples of MLAs, Staff Test Positive For COVID19

Bhubaneswar: Ringing alarm bells ahead of the upcoming monsoon session of the Odisha Assembly, as many as 136 out of 757 samples of MLAs, staff and journalists have come out positive for COVID19. According to sources, the Chief Whip of the ruling party, Pramila Mallick and MLA Debi Prasad Mishra were among the 136 who […]

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Monsoon Session: MLAs, Assembly Staff To Undergo COVID-19 Tests From Today

Bhubaneswar: All MLAs and staff at the state assembly will undergo COVID-19 tests from today ahead of the Monsoon Session of the state legislature, beginning from September 29. Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) Commissioner Prem Chandra Choudhary said that the sanitisation programme will be launched as the monsoon session of the state assembly is scheduled to […]

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Rajya Sabha Adjourned Sine Die Amid Opposition Boycott

New Delhi: After the completion of its legislative business, the Rajya Sabha was on Wednesday adjourned sine die even as the opposition continued to boycott the session on the third consecutive day after the suspension of eight lawmakers over Sunday’s pandemonium. In his concluding remarks, Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu said that the House […]

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Odisha Assembly To Follow Parliament Covid-19 Guidelines For Monsoon Session

Bhubaneswar: The upcoming Monsoon Session of the Odisha Assembly will follow the same Covid-19 guidelines which are currently in place for the smooth conduct of proceedings in the both upper and lower houses of the Parliament. Informing the development, Odisha Assembly Speaker SN Patro on Tuesday stated that the Monsoon Session of the State Assembly […]

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Opposition To Boycott Monsoon Session If MPs' Suspension Not Revoked: Ghulam Nabi Azad

New Delhi: The opposition in the Rajya Sabha led by Congress’ Ghulam Nabi Azad demanded immediate revocation of the suspension of eight MPs, failing which he threatened to boycott the remaining monsoon session. “Till our demands are met which include revocation of suspension of the eight MPs and the government bringing in another bill under […]

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Monsoon Session Of Odisha Legislative Assembly From Sept 29

Bhubaneswar: The Monsoon Session of Odisha Legislative Assembly will begin from September 29 and conclude on October 7. Since this will be the first Assembly session to be held amid the COVID-19 pandemic, all safety measures will reportedly be taken to conduct the session as per the coronavirus guidelines. The session will provide a total […]

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Monsoon Session Of Parliament: 17 MPs Including Meenakshi Lekhi Test Positive For COVID-19

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: As many as 17 MPs have reportedly tested positive for COVID-19. COVID test of all the parliamentarians was conducted ahead of the Monsoon Session of the Parliament which began today. As per ANI reports, the 17 parliamentarians include Meenakshi Lekhi, Anant Kumar Hegde and Parvesh Sahib Singh among others. 17 MPs, including Meenakshi […]

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Monsoon Session Begins In Lok Sabha Adhering To COVID-19 Protocols

New Delhi: The Monsoon Session began on Monday with the Lok Sabha holding its first session with obituary references to 15 parliamentarians who passed away this year. As soon as the House assembled for the first time since the Coronavirus outbreak, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla paid glowing tributes to the departed leaders and security […]

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Parliament Gears Up For Monsoon Session Starting Tomorrow

New Delhi: Parliament is fully prepared for the 18-day Monsoon Session from Monday under the shadow of the corona virus pandemic with many firsts, including sitting of the two Houses in shifts without any off day, entry only to those having a negative COVID-19 report and compulsory wearing of masks. In run-up to the session, […]

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Covid-19 Impact: Lok Sabha Members Will Also Sit In Rajya Sabha Chamber In Monsoon Session

New Delhi: Among many first time measures being adopted during the functioning of Parliament, Lok Sabha members will also sit in the Rajya Sabha chamber when the Monsoon Session starts from September 14. The unique change, unlike previous sessions, is being adopted to contain the spread of Covid-19 pandemic which infected a record 95,735 people […]

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Covid-19 Test Report Mandatory To Enter Parliament During Monsoon Session

New Delhi: As Parliament is geared up for the upcoming Monsoon Session, the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha Secretariats have issued detailed guidelines for MPs, their personal staff and parliamentary employees to follow during the period. The members have been requested to get their RT-PCR tests conducted 72 hours prior to arrival at Parliament after […]

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