Tag: Odisha Assembly

Growing squabbles between babus & people’s representatives in Odisha 
Growing squabbles between babus & people’s representatives in Odisha 

The beauty of Parliamentary Democracy is the privilege of those voters who did not vote for the government and yet retained their right to equal treatment by the government.

  • Wednesday, 25 January 2023
Former MLA, Makaradhwaja Pradhan
Join politics only if you are self-dependent: Dhoti-wearing centenarian politician’s advice to youths

Centenarian Makaradhwaja Pradhan was elected to the Odisha Assembly in 1952, the very first election of the independent India. He had won from Ambabhana-Mura Assembly Constituency in the undivided Sambalpur district.

  • Sunday, 15 January 2023
Eclipse of Odisha Assembly: Increasing salary of MLAs would invite people’s wrath
Eclipse of Assembly: Salary hike demand of Odisha MLAs unjustifiable, will invite people’s wrath

Why should a Legislator get a highly liberal remuneration package when the Assembly sits for only 40 days in a year?- is a very valid reaction of a tax payer.

  • Thursday, 08 December 2022
Odisha Assembly: Ruckus in House over teachers’ protest
Odisha Assembly: Ruckus in House over teachers’ protest

The opposition Congress and BJP members stormed into the  the well of the House and raised slogans against the ruling BJD-government.

  • Tuesday, 29 November 2022
BJD, BJP face off over farmers’ issue
BJD, BJP face off over farmers’ issue

The BJP members also staged a sit-in ridiculing the state government for its total failure in assisting farmers during their difficult times.

  • Friday, 25 November 2022
Assembly adjourned
Pandemonium in Odisha Assembly, adjournings hit business

Speaker of the Odisha Assembly on Friday adjourned the House in successive occasion following pandemonium over farmers’ issues and crop insurance. As the House assembled at 11 am on the second day of the Winter Session, the members of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Congress stormed into the well of the House and created a ruckus over crop insurance issue.

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  • Friday, 25 November 2022
Winter session: Odisha Assembly adjourned till 4pm following ruckus over farmers’ issues 
Winter session: Odisha Assembly adjourned till 4pm following ruckus over farmers’ issues 

Launching broadside against the government and condemning its standpoint on farmers’ issues, the members of the Opposition including the BJP and Congress staged a demonstration in the House, stalling the proceedings of the House. 

  • Friday, 25 November 2022
Odisha Assembly Speaker Bikram Keshari Arukha
Odisha Assembly Winter Session: Archana Nag case rocks House on inaugural day

The Opposition including the BJP and Congress demanded the resignation of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik alleging he has turned a mute spectator of the Archana Nag case.

  • Thursday, 24 November 2022
Winter Session Kicks Off!!
Winter Session Of Odisha Assembly Begins With Obituaries To Departed members

The winter session of Odisha Legislative Assembly (OLA) begun on Thursday in Bhubaneswar. The inaugural day of the session saw members paying tributes to six deceased members in the Assembly.

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  • Thursday, 24 November 2022
Winter session of Odisha Assembly kick starts
Odisha govt presents Rs 16,800cr supplementary budget

Forest and Environment Minister Pradip Kumar Amat presented the budget on behalf of Finance Minister Niranjan Pujari who was absent in the Assembly on Thursday.

  • Thursday, 24 November 2022
Odisha Assembly
Winter session of Odisha Assembly kicks off with tributes to departed members

The deceased members included Padampur MLA Bijay Ranjan Singh Bariha and Dhamnagar MLA, Bishnu Charan Sethi. Other members who were paid tributes to are Golak Nayak, Kapil Tiwary, Gopanarayan Das and Adikanda Sethi.

  • Thursday, 24 November 2022
Odisha MLA Salary
Odisha MLAs salary hike soon!

The Odisha Assembly Legislative Advisory Committee is considering the growing demands of salary hikes of the legislators.

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  • Sunday, 20 November 2022
Winter Session from Nov 24
Odisha Assembly winter session to begin on November 24

The winter session of the Odisha Legislative Assembly will begin on November 24. The parliamentary affairs department has issued an official notification in this regard. As per the provisional calendar of sittings, the winter session of the State Assembly will continue till December 31. The session will have 33 working days.

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  • Thursday, 03 November 2022
Deomali Hills
'Deomali, highest peak in Odisha, is not in revenue, tourism and forest records'

The statement was given by the state tourism minister Ashwini Patra in the Monsoon Session of the Odisha Assembly on Monday.

  • Tuesday, 02 August 2022
Odisha Assembly passes Appropriation Bill, 2022
Odisha Assembly passes Appropriation Bill, 2022

The amount of Rs 38,732 crore towards capital outlay is 5.4 per cent of the GSDP. This allocation is more by 56 per cent in comparison to the previous fiscal, Pujari said, adding that many reformative measures are taken in this budget which aimed to ensure the proper implementation of 'Mo sarkar' (my government) and 5-T initiatives of the state government.

  • Saturday, 30 July 2022
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