Tag: Odisha Assembly

Pradipta-Naik
Speaker Responsible For Unpleasant Situation In Odisha Assembly: BJP

Bhubaneswar: Making the Speaker of Odisha Assembly, Surjya Narayan Patro responsible for the unpleasant situation in the House that saw hurling of slippers at the Speaker’s podium and the subsequent…

Odisha Govt Assures To Reconsider Power Tariff Hike
Odisha Govt Assures To Reconsider Power Tariff Hike

Bhubaneswar: After coming under fire from various quarters for raising the electricity tariff, the State government on Wednesday said it will urge the Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission to reconsider the hike. The OERC recently approved a minimal rise of 30 paise per kWh/kVAh in energy charges for all other category of consumers for the financial […]

Odisha: School Dropout Rate Highest In Nabarangpur, Zero In Khordha & Sambalpur
Odisha: School Dropout Rate Highest In Nabarangpur, Zero In Khordha & Sambalpur

Bhubaneswar: The school dropout rate stood at 1.53 and 4.75 per cent respectively in primary and upper primary level in Odisha for the year 2019-20, School and Mass Education Minister Samir Dash informed the State Assembly on Wednesday. Nabarangpur topped the districts in the State in terms of highest dropout rate in the upper primary […]

Odisha Assembly
Odisha Govt Has Spent Rs 6690 Cr On KALIA Scheme In 3 Yrs: Minister

Bhubaneswar: Answering an unstarred question by BJP MLA Nauri Nayak, Agriculture and Farmers’ Empowerment Minister Arun Sahu on Wednesday informed Odisha Assembly that the State government has spent Rs 6690 Cr in three years on Krushak Assistance for Livelihood and Income Augmentation (KALIA) scheme. As per Sahu’s statement, Rs 2175.66 crore was spent on the […]

Assembly-Ruckus
Opposition Stalls Odisha Assembly Demanding Rollback Of Power Tariff Hike

Bhubaneswar: Opposition parties in Odisha-BJP and Congress on Wednesday stalled the Odisha Assembly demanding immediate rollback of power tariff hike that has ‘pinched the pocket of common men’ during the time of Covid-19 pandemic. During Question hour, Congress MLAs created heavy ruckus over the issue in the House forcing the Speaker to adjourn the House […]

Metro
Cuttack-Bhubaneswar Metro Rail Project Not Feasible Till 2041, Says Odisha Minister

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government has no proposal to carry out a metro rail project between Cuttack and Bhubaneswar till 2041 due to lack of feasibility, said Urban Development Minister Pratap Jena in the Odisha Assembly today. Replying to a query by Jatani MLA (Congress) Suresh Routray, the Minister said that the State government had not proposed […]

Odisha Govt Orders Judicial Probe Into 'Custodial Deaths'
Odisha: Speaker Adjourns Assembly As Congress MLAs Create Ruckus In Support Of Agitating Farmers

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Assembly was adjourned on Friday as the opposition Congress members created a ruckus in the House in support of the agitating farmers across the country. As soon as the House assembled for the Question Hour at 10.30 am, the Congress members trooped into the well and shouted slogan opposing the farm laws […]

Odisha Govt Has Failed To Provide Employment To Youths: Opposition
Odisha Govt Has Failed To Provide Employment To Youths: Opposition

Bhubaneswar: While moving an adjournment motion on unemployment and fuel price rise issues in the Odisha Assembly, the Opposition today alleged that the money spent by the government for skill development has gone waste in the State. Both the BJP and the Congress alleged that though 18 lakh youths are unemployed in the State at […]

Byomakesh Ray
BJD MLA's 'Threat Audio Clip' Rocks Odisha Assembly, BJP Demands Action

Bhubaneswar: Expressing serious concerns over BJD MLA Byomakesh Ray’s ‘threat to a police officer over phone’, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday demanded a fair inquiry into the incident and appropriate action against the legislator. Raising the issue during Zero Hour in the Odisha Assembly, Leader of Opposition Pradipta Naik demanded a ruling from […]

Deadlock In Odisha Assembly: Speaker Calls For All-Party Meeting Once Again
Deadlock In Odisha Assembly: Speaker Calls For All-Party Meeting Once Again

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Assembly Speaker Surya Narayan Patro has once again called for an all-party meeting to break the stalemate in the House. As per sources, discussion will be held in the meeting for smooth running of the House proceedings by bringing harmony among all the parties. The Assembly proceeding was affected today due to uproar […]