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Tag: Narasingha Mishra

End Odisha Assembly Deadlock, Narasingha Mishra Urges CM Naveen
End Odisha Assembly Deadlock, Narasingha Mishra Urges CM Naveen

Bhubaneswar: Congress legislature party leader Narasingha Mishra on Monday sought the intervention of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to break the deadlock in the State Assembly. Highlighting the Congress party’s demand for purchase of unsold paddy from genuine farmers, Mishra expressed displeasure over the alleged inaction of the State government against fake farmers and government officials […]

Paddy procurement
Odisha Assembly In Turmoil: Only 40 Days Left For Kharif Procurement, 32% Registered Farmers Yet To Sell!

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha State Assembly is virtually in turmoil for the second consecutive day on Friday. The opposition – BJP and Congress – are in a paddy over the ‘messy paddy procurement’ by the State government. The entire opposition was up in arms today. And the grim news from Nuapada came in the evening hours, […]

Odisha Congress Leader Narasingha Mishra Admitted To Hospital

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Congress Legislature Party (CLP) leader Narasingha Mishra has been rushed to a private hospital after he fell unconscious during a demonstration here on Monday. As per preliminary reports, Mishra complained of chest pain soon after delivering a speech in front of the CBI office in the capital city. Following the incident, other Congress […]

Convene Odisha Assembly By Third Week Of August: Narasingha Mishra To CM Naveen

Bhubaneswar: Senior Congress MLA and leader of Congress Legislature Party (CLP) Narasingha Mishra has urged Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to take steps to convene Odisha Assembly session by the third week of August 2020. In a letter to CM Naveen on Thursday, Mishra stated, “More than 7,000 people have been infected with Coronavirus and every […]

Odisha Assembly Adjourned Sine Die Ahead of Schedule

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Assembly on Thursday was adjourned sine dine ahead of its schedule. Speaker SN Patro adjourned the winter session of the Assembly which was scheduled to conclude on December 19. Prior to the adjournment, CV Raman Global University Bill was passed in the House today. The current session of the Assembly witnessed ruckus as […]

Odisha Government Going Soft On Mahanadi Dispute: Congress

Bhubaneswar: Targeting Odisha government on the Mahanadi issue, Congress leader Narasingha Mishra today alleged that the state government has changed its stance towards the BJP-led central government. Lambasting the government, Narasingha Mishra said, “Odisha government has accepted the dominion of the Centre. The pre-election intensity and seriousness over the Mahanadi issue election are nowhere to […]

Naveen Should Resign If Not Ready To Discuss Crime Against Women: Congress

Bhubaneswar: Congress MLA Narasingha Mishra today slammed the Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik alleging that the latter is least concerned about rising cases of harassment against women. Citing the rape and suicide of a minor girl in Jagatsinghpur, Mishra alleged that CM Naveen doesn’t want such discussions to be held in the Assembly. “If Chief […]

Odisha Assembly members protest absence of ministers in House

Bhubaneswar: Congress MLAs in Odisha Assembly created ruckus today protesting the absence of ministers during important discussions in the House. The protests erupted when lady PEO, Smitarani Biswal’s death case came up in Odisha Assembly with Senior Congress Leader Narasingha Mishra raising questions on police investigation in the matter. Not finding any ministers of the […]

Lady PEO Death: Congress Alleges Coercion of Victim's Father, Father-in-law

Jajpur: During the zero hour in Odisha Assembly today, Congress MLA Narasingha Mishra levelled serious allegations in connection with Haridaspur lady Panchayat Executive Officer (PEO) Smitarani Biswal’s death case. Alleging that the father and father-in-law of the lady PEO were forced to sign on a paper which was later accepted as FIR, Mishra raised questions […]

Odisha Assembly: Congress Demands Law For Protection of Journalists

Bhubaneswar: Expressing concern over the rising incidents of attacks on working journalists in Odisha, senior Congress leader Narasingha Mishra on Monday demanded enactment of a law for protection of scribes. Raising the issue in Odisha Assembly, Mishra said elected people’s representatives are also misbehaving with working journalists which is certainly a matter of concern. “It […]

Comment On Shankaracharya: BJP Demands Apology, Narasingha Mishra Refuses

Bhubaneswar: Launching a scathing attack on senior Congress leader Narasingha Mishra for his comment on Puri Shankaracharya Swami Nischalananda Saraswati, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) today termed Mishra’s remark as ‘derogatory’ and demanded his apology. Mishra allegedly made some derogatory remarks against Swami Nischalananda Saraswati while discussing the Endowment Amendment Bill brought by the Odisha […]

Govardhan Mutt Now Autonomous And No Longer Under Odisha Govt's Control

Bhubaneswar/Puri: Odisha Assembly on Saturday cleared bill to grant autonomy to Govardhan Peeth which is headed by Puri’s Shankaracharya Swami Nischalananda Saraswati. The autonomous tag was accorded to the Govardhan Mutt after necessary amendments to Orissa Hindu Religious Endowments Act, 1951. Sources said that over 18,000 Mutts in Odisha are still under the control of […]

Congress seeks report on farmer deaths in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Demanding tabling of probe report on farmer deaths in Odisha, senior Congress legislator Narasingha Mishra today targeted the ruling-BJD in the State Assembly. “When the probe report has been submitted by the district administration, why the State government is dilly-dallying in tabling of them in the House,” Mishra said. He further alleged that the […]

Congress Moves Privilege Notice Against Odisha Minister & LoP Over 'Contradictory' Remarks

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Congress on Thursday served a privilege notice against Food Supplies and Consumer Affairs Minister R P Swain and Leader of Opposition Pradipta Kumar Naik over “contradictory” statements on the supply of kerosene. Congress Legislature Party Leader Narasingha Mishra, while serving the notice, said the minister claimed that the Centre had reduced the […]

Odisha Speaker tells govt to table audit report of universities

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Assembly Speaker S N Patro Tuesday asked the state government to table the audit and annual reports of all universities operating in the state in the next session of the House. “I direct the concerned departments to table the audit and annual report of all the universities in the next session of the […]

Gandhi Vs Godse - Tiff Between Narasingha Mishra & Bishnu Sethi Continues

Bhubaneswar: The House yet again witnessed uproar by Congress members as the face-off between senior Congress MLA Narasingha Mishra and BJP deputy leader Bishnu Sethi over Mahatma Gandhi and Nathuram Godse continued for the second consecutive day today at the Odisha Assembly. On Monday, Mishra had stated in the Assembly that Mahatma’s killer Nathuram Godse […]

'Speaker Unable To Control Odisha Assembly Proceedings'

Bhubaneswar: The Congress today targeted the Speaker of the Odisha Assembly alleging that the House is not being run properly. During zero hour, senior Congress leader and Bolangir MLA Narasingha Mishra targeted the Speaker and accused him of failing to control the legislators. Mishra also alleged that State Ministers are not giving relevant answers to […]

Opposition grills Naveen-govt over job crisis in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The Opposition parties- BJP & Congress today grilled the State government over the latter’s failure to address the rising unemployment issue in Odisha. Leader of Opposition & senior BJP MLA Pradipta Naik presented a report in the assembly claiming that in 2007-08, Odisha had 1.14 crore migrant labourers, out of which around 10 lakh […]

Assembly stalled over rising rapes, missing children; Congress to hit streets tomorrow

Bhubaneswar: For the second consecutive day on Tuesday, Odisha Assembly witnessed uproarious scenes with opposition parties-BJP and Congress trying to corner the State government over the rising incidents of missing children and minor rape cases. Following the pandemonium, the Speaker SN Patro had to adjourn the House for as many as seven times today. Later, […]

Adjournment Motion Ruckus
Congress, BJP face-off over adjournment in Odisha Assembly

Bhubaneswar: Accusing the Congress of deliberately trying to disrupt the proceedings in Odisha Assembly, BJP MLA Bishnu Sethi alleged that there is some ‘arrangement’ between the ruling-BJD and Congress members. “During Zero Hour, every member has equal rights. But I have observed that some members are rushing to the well of House in an attempt […]

Odisha govt examining judicial commission report on missing keys of Puri temple's treasury

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government Monday said it has received the judicial commission’s report on the missing keys of the inner chamber of Ratna Bhandar (temple treasury) of the 12th-century Shree Jaganath temple in Puri. Odisha’s Minister of State for Home, D S Mishra said in a written reply to a question of Congress member Narasingha […]

Odisha Assembly adjourned twice amid noisy protests by opposition

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Assembly Monday witnessed pandemonium and repeated adjournments due to noisy protests by opposition BJP and Congress MLAs, who were demanding a statement from Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on the alleged deterioration of law and order in the state. The issue was raised by Leader of Opposition in the Assembly Pradipta Kumar Naik […]

Girls of state-run residential schools abused when they were on leave: Minister

Bhubaneswar: Three minor inmates of state-run residential schools have been sexually exploited this year, Odisha minister Jagannath Saraka told the assembly on Friday, insisting that the girls were abused when they had gone home on leave. Speaker S N Patro, on July 2, had asked the minister to issue a statement in the House after […]

Teen Pregnancy In Odisha: Congress Demands CM To Table Findings By July 12

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Assembly once again witnessed an uproar as Congress leaders today created a ruckus in the House over the rising incidents of teen pregnancy in the State, especially the inmates of tribal girls’ hostels. Raising the recent issue of pregnancy of tribal girls in Bhubaneswar hostel, senior Congress legislator Narasingha Mishra during the Zero […]

Mining Scamsters Are Being Sent To RS, Instead Of Jail: Odisha Congress

Bhubaneswar: The Opposition tag might have slipped out of Congress’ hands in Odisha, but even with the bunch of nine MLAs it has now, the party is leaving no stone unturned to put the ruling-BJD in the backfoot during the House proceedings. After staging a walkout in the first session of the 16th Odisha Assembly […]