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Odisha MLA Appears For 2021 Matric Offline Examination

Purna Chandra Swain, the MLA from Surada in Ganjam district today sat for the offline Matric exam at Surada Girls’ High School in Bhanjanagar.

Cash For Odisha MLA’s Bike Rally Caught On Camera
Cash For Odisha MLA’s Bike Rally Caught On Camera

Kendrapara: A controversy erupted on Saturday after alleged distribution of cash to the participants of a motorcycle rally of a MLA in Kendrapara district of Odisha came to light. The money was reportedly distributed to people to take part in the motorcycle rally of BJD MLA from Rajnagar constituency, Dhruba Charan Sahoo. In a video […]

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Another Odisha MLA Tests Positive For COVID-19

Bhubaneswar: Another MLA in Odisha has tested positive for COVID-19. This time, Polsara MLA Srikant Sahu has contracted Coronavirus infection. Confirming this, the legislator informed that he along with his wife have tested positive for the virus. So far, four MLAs in Odisha have been found infected with COVID-19. #FirstInformation: Polsara MLA Srikant Sahu & […]

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Covid-19 Pandemic: Odisha MLA Takes To Farming During Lockdown

Koraput: With lockdown in place, ban on social congregation, limited political affairs and Odisha Assembly sessions called off amid sharp spurt in Covid-19 cases in Odisha, Koraput MLA Raghuram Padal has taken out a reasonable way to spend his lockdown days. With leisure time at home, the two-time MLA from the tribal-dominated district could be […]

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'Spiritual Possession' Of Odisha MLA During Samba Dashami Rituals Raises Eyebrows

Angul: At a time when the Odisha government is encouraging use of technology through 5T model of governance to spur development, video of a ruling party MLA found to be “spiritually possessed” during Samba Dashami celebrations has raised questions. The incident took place at Ambasarmunda village of Angul district where Athmallick MLA Ravi Sai was […]

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Odisha Collector, MLA Step Into Teachers' Shoes

Malkangiri/Balasore: Taking a unique initiative towards bringing a qualitative change in the classroom teaching, Malkangiri Collector Manish Agarwal took a break from his regular schedule and stepped into the role of a teacher during his surprise visit to a school in the cut-off areas of the district on Thursday. In order to gauge the standard […]

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Odisha MLA Faces Ire For Celebrating Birthday Inside School

Balasore: A controversy erupted after Bhograi MLA Ananta Das celebrated his birthday at Jagannath government school under Bhogarai block in Balasore district. The MLA observed his 79th birthday with the students on the school premises while the classes were underway. The programme was organised by local forums -Jayanti Committee and Sachetan Nagrik Manch. While the […]

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Odisha MLA urges govt to raise upper age limit for job application

Bhubaneswar: A legislator of the ruling BJD on Tuesday urged the Odisha government to raise the upper age limit for job application by 10 years, on par with Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Goa and Uttarakhand. Currently, the upper age limit for government job application in Odisha is 32. BJD MLA S R Patnaik, during the Zero […]

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Odisha MLAs give standing ovation to scientists for Chandrayaan-2

Bhubaneswar: Legislators in the Odisha assembly on Saturday gave a standing ovation to the scientists involved in the successful launch of India’s indigenous moon mission Chandrayaan-2. Speaker Surjya Narayan Patro asked all the MLAs to give a one-minute standing ovation to the scientists for the historic achievement. Biju Janata Dal (BJD) MLA Amar Prasad Satapathy […]

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Odisha MLA turns good Samaritan, mends road with a shovel

Nabarangpur: Manohar Randhari, the BJD MLA from Dabugaon, grabbed attention from several quarters for single-handedly picking up a shovel to mend a kaccha road in his constituency. As per reports, Randhari was recently going to distribute food items and raincoats to women farmers of a local village working on fields during the monsoon. But before […]

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Abhijit Iyer's arrest not justified: Amnesty India

Bhubaneswar: Non-government organisation, Amnesty India has come out in support of journalist Abhijit Iyer-Mitra, arrested over derogatory remarks on the Konark Sun Temple and comments against Odisha MLAs. In a tweet, the NGO said that Odisha govt must release Mitra as a criminal case for such conduct is not justified. “The Odisha govt must release […]