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Tag: Odisha Assembly

Rajya Sabha poll: Official notification issued for election to 3 vacant seats in Odisha
Rajya Sabha poll: Official notification issued for election to 3 vacant seats in Odisha

The secretariat of the Odisha Legislative Assembly on Tuesday issued an official notification for the conduct of the election to three vacant Rajya Sabha (RS) seats in the State.

Odisha Budget Session Witnesses Only 1 Official Business Day
Odisha Budget Session Witnesses Only 1 Official Business Day

But the story is in this 6-day session, only a single day was devoted to official business. 

Opposition Demands Entry Of Journalists Into Odisha Lok Seva Bhawan & Assembly
Opposition Demands Entry Of Journalists Into Odisha Lok Seva Bhawan & Assembly

Coming down heavily on the State government for restricting media access to these places, Opposition BJP and Congress on Thursday demanded the immediate lifting of the curb

Odisha Farmers’ Income Rose Only By Rs 136 Between 2012 And 2018
Odisha Farmers’ Income Rose Only By Rs 136 Between 2012 And 2018

A farmer's family in Odisha used to earn Rs 4976 per month in 2012-13 and the income increased by Rs 136 to Rs 5112 per month in 2018-19.

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Odisha: Uproar In Assembly Over Statement By Minister, Cong, BJP Stage Walkout

The Congress MLAs had urged Speaker S N Patro to ask Parliamentary Affairs Minister B K Arukha to make a statement on poll violence and law and order, instead of Mishra. However, Patro rejected the proposal and allowed Mishra to speak.

Odisha Govt Bows To Opposition Pressure, To Form House Panel For Srimandir Project Inspection
Odisha Govt Bows To Opposition Pressure, To Form House Panel For Srimandir Project Inspection

Parliamentary Affairs Minister Bikram Keshari Arukh said works on the heritage corridor project around Puri Sriamndir is underway and claimed that there is no threat of damage to the shrine from the ongoing project.    

Congress Alleges Loot Of Minerals In Odisha, Demands Action Against Erring Miners 
Congress Alleges Loot Of Minerals In Odisha, Demands Action Against Erring Miners 

Alleging that 104 mine owners in the State are plundering the minerals of the State and illegally transporting those outside the State, Congress MLA Tara Prasad Bahinipati demanded action against them. 

Odisha Sees Spurt In Crimes, 11763 Rape Cases Filed In Last 4 Years   
Odisha Sees Spurt In Crimes, 11763 Rape Cases Filed In Last 4 Years   

Altogether 35,326 cases of violence against women were registered in 2021 including 3327 rapes, 5048 abductions and 93 human trafficking. 

PMGKY Extension: Odisha BJP Legislators Call For Resolution To Thank PM Modi
PMGKY Extension: Odisha BJP Legislators Call For Resolution To Thank PM Modi

Expressing their gratitude to the PM for his farsighted decision to extend the PMGKY, the Saffron party legislatures in the letter urged Speaker Surya Narayan Patro to pass a resolution.

Odisha Assembly Budget Session From March 25 to 31  
Odisha Assembly Budget Session From March 25 to 31  

The annual budget for the financial year 2022-23 will be presented on March 30. 

Congress MLA Stages Dharna Near Gandhi Statue Over Skipping Of Assembly Session By CM Naveen
Congress MLA Stages Dharna Near Gandhi Statue Over Skipping Of Assembly Session By CM Naveen

The protest by the Congress MLA from Barabati-Cuttack Mohammed Moquim coincided with the visit of CM Naveen to the Millennium city of Cuttack to distribute BSKY smart cards and launch several development projects.

Odisha CM and Hockey
Chief Minister Not Attending Assembly Is Against Basic Structure Of Constitution

Hon'ble Odisha Chief Minister finding time to be present in the Kalinga Stadium for the recently concluded Junior men’s Hockey World Cup Tournament but not able to attend the winter session of the Odisha Legislative Assembly raises important constitutional issues and merits a discussion.

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Mamita Storm Washes Away Odisha Assembly Winter Session, House Adjourned Sine Die

The Speaker declared the Odisha Assembly adjourned sine die following pandemonium in the House which continued for the ninth consecutive working day, effectively washing away all the remaining 17 working days.

Mamita Murder: Chhatra Congress Activists Scuffle With Police, Breach Security To Reach Odisha Assem
Mamita Murder: Chhatra Congress Activists Scuffle With Police, Breach Security To Reach Odisha Assembly

When the situation worsened, the security forces lathi (baton)-charged the protesters. Platoons of police chased the protesters into the Congress Bhawan while many of the workers ran inside the building for cover. 

Ruckus In Odisha Assembly
Departmental Demand For Grants Guillotined Amid Opposition Ruckus In Odisha Assembly

Congress MLA Tara Prasad Bahinipati stood in front of Panchayati Raj Minister Pratap Jena and continued beating the gong, disrupting Jena’s demand for departmental grants.

Odisha Assembly Pays Homage To Gen Bipin Rawat, Others Who Died In Chopper Crash
Odisha Assembly Pays Homage To Gen Bipin Rawat, Others Who Died In Chopper Crash

The Assembly observed a minute of silence as a mark of respect to the departed souls and then adjourned till 4 p.m.

19 Lakh cases pending in Odisha courts: What role does government play?
19 Lakh Cases Pending In Odisha Courts: Reasons Galore But Govt's Role Can Alter Pendency

As per the Law minister’s reply to a question in the Odisha Legislative Assembly on 7th December 2021, there were 17,68,704 cases pending in district courts of Odisha presently. There are 1,87,028 cases pending in the High Court, the minister informed the Assembly.

Odisha Assembly Proceedings Stalled
For 6th Day In A Row, Odisha Assembly Proceedings Stalled Without Discussion

Odisha assembly proceedings went without any discussion for 6th straight day. On Tuesday, both BJP and Congress MLAs rushed to the Well of the House raising slogans and holding placards.

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Odisha Assembly Passes Move Demanding ‘First War Of Independence’ Tag To Paika Bidroha
Odisha Assembly Passes Move Demanding ‘First War Of Independence’ Tag To Paika Bidroha

The ‘Paika Bidroha’, which took place 40 years before the 1857 Sepoy Uprising, involved peasants who fought the British after their economic structure was challenged.

Odisha Assembly
Whose Assembly Is It Anyway?

66 minutes! That is all the business the Odisha Assembly has been able to transact in the first six days of its ongoing winter session.

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Deadlock In Odisha Assembly Over Mamita Murder Case Continues On Day 6, House Adjourned Till 4 PM

Holding banners, the members of Congress conducted ‘parikrama’ of the Odisha Assembly demanding Mishra’s ouster and High Court-monitored SIT probe into Mamita murder case.

Paika Rebellion
BJD holds Mask Protest Over ‘Paika Bidroha’

BJD holds a mask protest against Centre for not recognizing ‘1817 Paika Rebellion’ as ‘first War of Independence’.

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Stalemate Continues In Odisha Assembly, Speaker Adjourns House Till 4 PM
Stalemate Continues In Odisha Assembly, Speaker Adjourns House Till 4 PM

Soon after the Assembly proceedings began today, both Opposition BJP and Congress rushed into the well of the House and gheraoed the podium of Speaker Surjya Narayan Patro demanding dismissal of Dibya Shankar Mishra.

Congress MLA Tara Prasad Bahinipati
Congress MLA Sprinkles Ganga Jal To 'Purify' Odisha Assembly Floor, Speaker Adjourns House Till 4 PM

Congress MLA Tara Prasad Bahinipati on Saturday sprinkled Ganga Jal on the Assembly floor in a bid to ‘purify’ the Assembly, accusing MoS (Home) Dibya Shankar Mishra of polluting Odisha Assembly by putting his steps inside the House.

Assembly Suddhikaran!
Watch: BJP MLAs Sprinkle Cow-Dung Water & Gangajal To ‘Purify’ Odisha Assembly

Alleging that the Odisha Assembly House has become impure following entry of Minister Dibya Shankar Mishra, the legislators of the Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) on Friday carried out a ‘purification’ ritual inside the premises.

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CM Naveen Terms Mamita Meher Murder Case As Unfortunate
Odisha CM Breaks Silence Over Mamita Murder Case; Terms Incident ‘Sad & Unfortunate’

In a statement to the Odisha Assembly, the Chief Minister said, “The death of Mamita Meher was very said and unfortunate incident and we all are deeply anguished and pained by this heinous crime. She was a young and bright daughter of Odisha, having a brilliant future.

Din Continues In Odisha Assembly Over Mamita Murder Case, House Adjourned Till 4 PM
Din Continues In Odisha Assembly Over Mamita Murder Case, House Adjourned Till 4 PM

As soon as the house met for the day to transact business, MLAs from the Opposition parties trooped to the well of the House with placards urging the Speaker to initiate action against the Minister.

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Odisha Assembly: Protests Over Mamita Murder, Demand For Ouster Of Minister Stall House For 2nd Day

In a counter move, BJD MLAs staged a dharna near Mahatma Gandhi statue on the premises of the Odisha Assembly protesting the stiff hike in LPG prices.

Smart School in Odisha
Over 5,700 Teaching Posts Lying Vacant In Schools Across Odisha, Informs Minister

Each school has smart classrooms, e-library cum reading room, modern science laboratory, hygienic toilets and adequate sports infrastructure, said the Minister.

Amid Opposition Din, Odisha Govt Presents Rs 19833 Cr Supplementary Budget 
Amid Opposition Din, Odisha Govt Presents Rs 19833 Cr Supplementary Budget 

The highest provision of Rs 3624 crore has been made for the Panchayati Raj and drinking water department, Rs 2310 crore for Health and Family Welfare department and Rs 2143 crore for Energy department.

PMAY Politics Heats Up In Odisha; BJD Cries Centre’s Negligence, BJP Responds
PMAY Politics Heats Up In Odisha; BJD Cries Centre’s Negligence, BJP Responds 

The ruling party MLAs took out a protest rally from the Assembly towards Raj Bhawan and subsequently staged a protest today on the first day of the winter session of the Odisha Assembly.

Congress MLAs Stage Dharna At Assembly Gate To Prevent MoS Home's Entry Into House
Congress MLAs Stage Dharna At Assembly Gate To Prevent MoS Home's Entry Into House

The winter session of the Odisha Assembly commenced here with strict adherence to the COVID-19 protocol and will continue till December 31.

DGP Abhay Reviews Security At Odisha Assembly
Odisha Assembly Readies For Stormy Winter Session Under Tight Security Blanket

DGP, Abhay took stock of the security arrangements near and around the Odisha Legislative Assembly (OLA) in Bhubaneswar ahead of the month-long winter session scheduled to begin from December 1 (Wednesday).

Road Diversion For Odisha Assembly's Winter Session From Dec 1, Know Details
Road Diversion For Odisha Assembly's Winter Session From Dec 1, Know Details

The restrictions will be imposed for the general public in view of safety. The rules will not be applicable to vehicles authorised to enter the official buildings including the State Assembly, the State Secretariat and other government offices located in the area.

Odisha Speaker's All-Party Meet Before Winter Session Hit By BJP Boycott
Odisha Speaker's All-Party Meet Before Winter Session Hit By BJP Boycott

As per convention, the Leader of the Opposition (LoP) and Deputy LoP represented BJP in every all-party meeting convened by Speaker. Since LoP Pradipta Naik is unwell, the saffron party has decided to make changes in the party's team attending all the meetings convened by the Speaker.  

Odisha Speaker For Strict Action Against 'Unruly' Legislators In State Assembly
Odisha Speaker For Strict Action Against 'Unruly' Legislators In State Assembly

Earlier on November 23, Patro had announced that legislators will not be allowed to create ruckus or pandemonium during the Governor’s address and Question Hour in the upcoming Assembly session. He then had said that this is the unanimous decision at the 82nd AIPOC.

Odisha Assembly Winter Session Update
Odisha MLAs Can’t Create Ruckus During Governor’s Address, Question Hour In Upcoming Assembly Sessions

The winter session of the Odisha Assembly will be convened with strict adherence to all the Covid-19 protocols and therefore the MLAs will have to undergo RT-PCR and Antigen tests for head of the beginning of the House.

Ex-Odisha Lawmaker Umesh Swain No More
Ex-Odisha Lawmaker Umesh Swain No More

Former legislator from Balikuda Assembly constituency, Umesh Swain passed away on Wednesday, his family said.

Junior Teacher Job Aspirants Clash With Odisha Police
Junior Teacher Job Aspirants Clash With Police During Attempt To Barge Into Odisha Assembly

After a lull, protests outside Assembly are once again gathering strength. Hundreds of aspiring junior teachers in the state took to the streets of Bhubaneswar on Monday (Nov 15) demanding employment.

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Odisha Assembly Winter Session To Commence On Dec 1
Odisha Assembly Winter Session To Commence On Dec 1

The first supplementary statement of expenditure for the year 2021-22 will be presented on the first day of the session (December 1). 

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