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Archana Nag case: Opposition slams BJD; BJP threatens to gherao Naveen Niwas
Archana Nag case: Opposition slams BJD; BJP threatens to gherao Naveen Niwas

Moreover, the BJP reiterated its demand for a CBI investigation into the case.

  • Sunday, 30 October 2022
Odisha is under Office Raj, Ministers helpless: Opposition
Odisha is under Office Raj, Ministers helpless: Opposition

Both the BJP and the Congress trained guns at the Odisha government today soon after BJD MLA Soumya Ranjan Patnaik exposed the 'inefficiency' of the BJD government

  • Thursday, 22 September 2022
Lok Sabha adjourned for the day amid Oppn uproar over 'misuse' of ED
Lok Sabha adjourned for the day amid Oppn uproar over 'misuse' of ED

As soon as the House met at 2 pm, papers were laid on the table and two resolutions adopted amid slogan shouting and protest by Congress members.

  • Thursday, 04 August 2022
A Failed Cashew Plantation Project In Keonjhar
Opposition up in arms over CAG report on plantation irregularities in Odisha, BJD downplays

While Santosh Singh Saluja from Congress alleged that this is a massive corruption and this was made possible only because of a lack of coordination between the DFO and the PD-DRDA.

  • Tuesday, 02 August 2022
Opposition going to meet Governor
Odisha govt selling tribal lands to companies in name of industrialization: Opposition

The Opposition also drew the attention of the Governor on various issues of the tribals.

  • Thursday, 28 July 2022
Odisha Assembly
Monsoon Session: Opposition corners Odisha govt over unemployment as 2.26 lakh positions lie vacant

Senior Congress leader and Jeypore MLA, Tara Prasad Bahinipati slammed the government asking about the Biju Janata Dal’s (BJD’s) 2014 election manifesto where it had promised to provide 2 lakh jobs to the youths of Odisha.

  • Tuesday, 05 July 2022
Opposition turns heat on Odisha govt over farm loan waiver

Bhubaneswar: A day after the ruling-BJD announced to hold agitation in Delhi next month demanding hike in minimum support price (MSP) for paddy, the Opposition political parties today turned the heat on State government with the BJP and Congress announcing to waive off farm loans if they come to power in Odisha during the 2019 […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
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Opposition alleges irregularities in paddy procurement

Bhubaneswar: The Opposition put the State government on the backfoot on the second day of the winter session when it revealed that crores of rupees were embezzled in paddy sale as middlemen were involved in the paddy procurement. Both Congress and BJP members alleged the State government of exploiting farmers by delaying disbursal of bonus […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
Odisha Assembly
Winter session of Odisha Assembly likely to begin on stormy note

Bhubaneswar: The winter session of the Odisha Assembly scheduled to begin today is likely to be stormy affair as Opposition Congress has prepared a long list of issues to corner the ruling-BJD. Sources said Congress legislature party meeting decided to raise issues of farmers in the Assembly as the government prevented farmers to hold a […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
Opposition fumes over 'daru' selection irregularities; demands probe

Bhubaneswar: Targeting the ruling-BJD over irregularities in ‘daru’ (holy tree logs) selection and brahma paribartan fiasco, the Opposition political parties today demanded high level probe into the allegations under the supervision of a court. While the Odisha unit of BJP has sought a special investigation team (SIT) probe into the issue, Congress chief whip Tara […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
Opposition gears up to corner ruling-BJD during winter session of Odisha Assembly

Bhubaneswar: Winter session of the Odisha Assembly is likely to be stormy as Opposition has prepared a long list of issues to corner the ruling-BJD in the House. As the poll dates are getting closer, the ruling party and Opposition are already on the war path and the same is expected to reflect in the […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
BJP demands Surjya Patro's resignation over paddy procurement 'lapses'

Bhubaneswar: The BJP today slammed Odisha Cooperation Minister Surjya Narayan Patro, who had challenged the Opposition parties to prove the allegations that paddy is being sold at prices below the MSP in mandis. Patro had said that he will quit if the allegations are proven. Accusing Patro of hoodwinking the residents of Odisha, Odisha BJP […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Surjya Patro offers to quit daring Opposition to prove paddy procurement below MSP

Bhubaneswar: The State Cooperation Minister Surjya Narayan Patro challenged the Opposition to prove allegations that paddy is being procured at prices below the stipulated MSP of Rs 1750 per quintal in mandis across Odisha and said that he will quit politics if the allegations are true. Patro’s comments came during a press conference today where […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Congress alleges tender fixing in KALIA Scheme

Bhubaneswar: The BJD government has come under severe attack from the Opposition over the recently-launched KALIA scheme. The Congress today brought allegations of tender fixing in the implementation of KALIA scheme. At a presser in Bhubaneswar today, Odisha Congress media cell chief, Satya Prakash Nayak alleged that the printing of banners, posters, leaflets and stickers […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Rajya Sabha deputy chairman election: PDP, AAP & YSRCP to abstain from voting

New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party(AAP), YSR Congress Party and People’s Democratic Party (PDP) have decided to abstain from voting in the election to the post of Rajya Sabha deputy chairman. “The PDP has decided to abstain from voting… The decision was taken in view of dissolution of coalition with the BJP,” party Chief spokesman […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021