Tag: Narasingha Mishra

Normalcy eludes House for 9th day; LoP writes to Speaker

Leader of Opposition Narasingha Mishra on Thursday wrote a letter to Odisha Assembly Speaker Niranjan Pujari urging him to restore normalcy in the House

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
House adjourned till tomorrow; LoP alleges BJD bears grudge against him

The Odisha Assembly was today adjourned till Thursday after Leader of Opposition Narasingha Mishra expressed his resentment in the House over Minister Arun Sahoo’s remarks against him, which was followed by Opposition ruckus over a BJD legislator’s statement

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Leader of Opp has gone 'senile', says BJD

In the wake of the stinging remarks of the leader of the Opposition Narasingh Mishra on Tuesday targeting chief minister Naveen Patnaik in the State Assembly on the issue of deposit of Rs 8 crore in the BJD bank account on a particular day, Law minister Arun Sahu on Wednesday said the Congress leader has gone senile

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
BJD MLAs’ criminal links: Cong alleges sluggish probe

In a scathing attack on the ruling party, Leader of Opposition Narasingha Mishra on Friday said investigation is not done properly into allegations of involvement of rapport between BJD leaders and people with criminal antecedents

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Naveen-Narasingha ‘secret’ deal brings alive memories of Bhupinder’s 2014 act

Bhubaneswar: Just ahead of the 2014 general polls, the then Congress stalwart and Leader of Opposition (LoP) Bhupinder Singh left the party mid-way and joined the BJD giving an unexpected blow to the party. Five years later, with a few months to go for the 2019 elections, speculations are rife that Congress will again witness […]

  • Thursday, 01 July 2021
Assembly adopts resolution to hike Paddy MSP
Assembly adopts resolution to hike Paddy MSP

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Assembly today unanimously adopted a resolution recommending the state government to urge the Centre to increase the MSP of common paddy to Rs 2930 per quintal. The House supported the resolution moved by Agriculture Minister Pradeep Kumar Maharathy and said the farmers should get appropriate price for paddy. The Minimum Support Price […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
Patnaik failed to announce action plan for Mahanadi dispute: Cong

Bhubaneswar: Congress today accused Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik of “failing” to announce any action plan to resolve Mahanadi water issue and that he “decided against taking any step” to stop projects on the river in Chhattisgarh in 2001 to benefit the industrialists. “The Chief Minister could have stopped construction of projects in upstream of […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
Cong blames Patnaik for abrupt end of Assembly session

Blaming Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik for abrupt end of the winter session of Odisha Assembly, Congress on Saturday sought a clarification from the ruling BJD President on credentials of one Saroj Sahoo who was grilled by the CBI in the chitfund scam

  • Sunday, 27 June 2021
Oppn Congress moves privilege notice against daily

Opposition Congress on Thursday moved a privilege notice against an English daily in Odisha assembly which published a report against the Speaker Niranjan Pujari

  • Sunday, 27 June 2021
Chitfund scam: Congress to launch state-wide agitation

Stepping up its demand for Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik's resignation and launch of probe by CBI into his possible role in chitfund scam, Congress on Tuesday threatened to launch a state-wide agitation to press for it and for debate on the issue in the Assembly

  • Sunday, 27 June 2021
LoP Narasingha Mishra lambasts BJD over Mahanadi & Polavaram Row

Bhubaneswar: Leader of Opposition and senior Congress leader Narasingha Mishra has lambasted the BJD-led Odisha government alleging that it was never concerned to stop the construction of Polavaram project in Andhra Pradesh and the barrages on the upper stream of Mahanadi river in Chhattisgarh, which is why the government has failed to stop the projects. […]

  • Thursday, 24 June 2021
Political ‘hues’ add on to Holi colours this election season

Bhubaneswar: Holi holds a special significance for politicians. But this year’s Holi proved a perfect ambience for politicians of all hues in State to give a kick start to the poll campaign of their respective parties ahead of the crucial 2019 elections. Odisha Congress workers were more enthusiastic this year. It seems the pep-up has […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
'Dynasty' still rules supreme in Odisha politics!

Bhubaneswar: Even as dynasty is an antithesis to democracy, tentacles of dynasty seem taking strong root in State politics. The politics of dynasty is now ruling supreme in Odisha elections 2019, and State Congress so far appears to hold the  banner of ‘dynastic politics’ in the State. This sounds ironical when State Congress in a […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
Elections 2019: BJP hopes 'high' as Bolangir votes for stable Centre

Bolangir: The western Odisha district of Bolangir, known for intense temperatures in summer, will witness an intense fight between BJD and BJP in the 2019 polls on April 18,  though presence of Congress in the poll fray will make it a triangular fight. While Sangeeta Singh Deo, wife of senior BJP leader K V Singhdeo, […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
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Naveen sings new special focus state-tune; Opposition terms it stunt

Bhubaneswar: Politics intensified over the recent meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik in New Delhi during which the latter demanded ‘special focus state’ status. Citing that Odisha is hit by natural calamities frequently, CM Naveen demanded that the State may be granted benefits of a special category state for […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021