The Centre has issued consolidated guidelines on official dealings between the administration and Members of Parliament and state legislatures, and said its violation will be viewed seriously.
As many as 65 Congress lawmakers, including Rahul Gandhi, were detained from Vijay Chowk, close to the Parliament.
In an analysis report released on Tuesday by the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR), a total of 4,72,477 votes (44 per cent) out of 10,74,364 votes analysed are of MPs/MLAs who have declared criminal cases against themselves.
He breathed his last at a private hospital in Bhubaneswar, informed CPI (M) State Secretary Ali Kishore Patnaik.
The dip in the temperature was a result of rains - although trace for many parts and light rain for some - in the Delhi NCR from Wednesday evening through the night. The met department has predicted partly cloudy sky with maximum temperature expected at 39 degrees Celsius.
In a joint operation by the district administration and the police, several buildings were bulldozed in the Khargone city area where the incidents took place. Nearly half-a-dozen JCB machines (bulldozers) started demolishing the illegal buildings of rioters.
Dwelling in the past cocoons every generation in a comfort zone. Perennially under the spell of self-praise and in the illusion of own generation’s self-adulation, every age group of politicians assumes that their successors would be less worthy. They rue “things have changed”. Of course, they are supposed to change and ought to change. Whether […]
Mumbai: Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Narottam Mishra has hinted at possible legal action against the makers of the web series, A Suitable Boy. Mishra said the state police have been asked to probe the web series by Mira Nair to check if kissing scenes in the show have been shot in a temple. “‘A Suitable […]
Bhopal: Doctors treating COVID-19 cases in Indore say a more virulent strain may be wreaking havoc in the city, which has emerged as the coronavirus hotspot in Madhya Pradesh. They say samples from Indore, where COVID-19 has killed 57 people, will be sent to the Pune-based National Institute of Virology (NIV) to confirm their apprehensions […]
Gajapati: The Paralakhemundi king & two-time MP Gopinath Gajapati Narayan Deo passed away at a private hospital in Bhubaneswar today. He was 76, family sources said. As per reports he was undergoing treatment at the hospital as he was suffering from heart-related ailments. “He was suffering from heart related problems. He was in Chennai for […]
Bhubaneswar: With the relocated tigress (nicknamed Sundari) having lost the wild hunting skills post being kept captive in Satkosia Sanctuary for months, the chances of the tigress going back to the wild looks dim. And this development has put the life of the tigress in jeopardy. As per sources, during a joint assessment by State […]
By Ashutosh Mishra Bhubaneswar: In his fifth coming as the chief minister of Odisha, Naveen Patnaik has donned the role of teacher for his ministers and MLAs. He has been imparting tips to make them better people’s representatives and administrators. In his first meeting with the newly elected Biju Janata Dal (BJD) legislators he advised […]
Bhubaneswar: In presenting a rosy picture of the State’s economy during the last fiscal, the Economic Survey 2018-19 had claimed that the State has moved up the ladder in the per capita income from bottom(25th) in 1996-97 to 16th in 2016-17. And the Survey went on to add that Odisha’s stride is better than Chhattisgarh, […]
Cuttack: A day after a woman journalist accused BJD’s Kendrapara MP Anubhav Mohanty of abusing and spitting at her, BJP’s youth wing activists today staged a demonstration in Cuttack demanding immediate arrest of the Parliamentarian. Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) activists staged a protest and later burnt the effigies of Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik […]
Cuttack: A woman journalist has filed a complaint against BJD’s Kendrapara MP Anubhav Mohanty for allegedly abusing her physically and verbally. Sources said a case has been registered against the BJD MP and his brother Anuprash Mohanty at Purighat Police Station in Cuttack under IPC sections- 294, 354 (A), 323, 34 based on the complaint […]
Lucknow: In 2014, Uttar Pradesh did not have a single Muslim MP from the state but the scenario has changed this time and the state is sending six Muslims to the Lok Sabha. The Muslim MPs who have been elected include three each from the Samajwadi Party and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP). The SP MPs […]
Chennai: Even before the completion of polling for the Lok Sabha elections, a private temple in Theni district in Tamil Nadu created controversy with its plaque designating AIADMK’s candidate for Theni seat P. Raveendranath Kumar as an MP. Kumar, son of Deputy Chief Minister O.Panneerselvam, is contesting as AIADMK candidate from Theni Parliamentary constituency. The […]
Bhopal: Polling is underway for the 230-member Madhya Pradesh Assembly on Wednesday. Several faulty EVMs and VVPAT machines have been replaced within the first hour, officials said. In Ujjain, two faulty electronic voting machines (EVMs) and 11 Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) machines were replaced by the Election Commission officials. In Bhuranpur constituency, five […]
Gwalior (MP): Congress president Rahul Gandhi Monday alleged that Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s family was involved in the multi-crore-rupee Vyapam scam that came to light a few years ago. On the campaign trail in Madhya Pradesh, where the Assembly polls will be held on November 28, Gandhi said the massive recruitment and […]
Khurda: Unidentified miscreants allegedly hurled bombs at the vehicle of MP Prashanta Nanda’s son Rishab Nanda Monday night. However, no injuries or casualty were reported after the bombing. As per sources, the incident occurred while he was on his way to Bhubaneswar along with his driver and personal assistant after attending a programme in Anantapalli […]