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Tag: Pradipta Naik

Odisha Leader of Opposition Pradipta Naik
Health Condition Of LoP Pradipta Naik Improving: Bhubaneswar AIIMS

The health condition of Leader of Opposition in Odisha Assembly, Pradipta Naik is improving, the Medical Superintendent of Bhubaneswar AIIMS informed on Sunday.

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…

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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 […]

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Naveen Betrayed Us Over Paddy Procurement Issue: Opposition Leader

Bhubaneswar: The deadlock in Odisha Assembly continues to be far from over with State Supplies Minister Ranendra Pratap Swain’s fresh statement in the House on paddy procurement spurring the Opposition in the Assembly to term it as ‘gross betrayal’. It was expected that Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s gesture in escorting the protesting Opposition BJP leaders […]

Watch: 'Sin Politics Plays Out During BJP's Siege Of Naveen Niwas'

Bhubaneswar: On the sidelines of the high drama that unfolded in front of the Odisha Assembly on Thursday when Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislators marched towards Naveen Niwas ‘in search of’ CM Naveen Patnaik, Odisha Panchayati Raj Minister, Pratap Jena made a caustic remark which did not go down well with fellow Opposition legislators. Making […]

Wiki Page Of Odisha LoP Pradipta Naik Desecrated With Abusive Words
Wiki Page Of Odisha LoP Pradipta Naik Desecrated With Abusive Words

Bhubaneswar: Leader of Opposition (LoP) in the Odisha Legislative Assembly, Pradipta Naik, whose Wikipedia profile page was desecrated by unknown miscreant(s) with abusive words, said he will lodge a formal complaint with the Cyber Police seeking justice. In fact people from across the State, BJP activists in particular, were in for shock on Thursday morning […]

Odisha: Separate Stage For CM Naveen At Indravati Project Unveiling Draws LoP's Ire

Bhubaneswar: Leader of Opposition in Odisha Assembly and BJP’s Bhawanipatna MLA Pradipta Naik came down heavily on Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik for setting separate stages for him and other leaders for a mega government event in Kalahandi district on Thursday. Naik, who skipped the occasion terming it as a sign of State’s ‘feudal policy’, also […]

School Fee Issue: ‘There Seems To Be A Tacit Understanding Between Govt & Private Schools’

Bhubaneswar: A day after Odisha Government admitted in the Orissa High Court that it has no control over the fee structure policies of private schools, Leader of Opposition in the State Assembly, Pradipta Naik on Friday slammed the State government for its stand. Alleging that there is tacit understanding between the Odisha government and private […]

Odisha Assembly: Opposition Gets Battle-Ready Ahead Of Winter Session

Bhubaneswar: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has girded up to take against the ruling BJD during the Winter Session of the Odisha Assembly commencing Friday. A legislature party meeting of the Opposition chaired by the LoP, Pradipta Naik, saw a discussion over various lacunae of the Odisha administration and finalised strategies to target the ruling […]

Is BJD's Jumbo Team An Attempt To Accommodate Maximum Leaders & Avoid Infighting?

Bhubaneswar: The Biju Janata Dal (BJD) is reportedly planning to strengthen itself as a cadre-based party with the involvement of all leaders and hence, it is expanding its organisation by creating senior vice-president and senior general secretary posts for the first time in the party. The ruling party recently appointed eight leaders as senior vice-presidents, […]

Odisha Assembly Adjourned To Avoid Discussion On Yes Bank: Opposition

Bhubaneswar: Leader of Opposition in Odisha Assembly, Pradipta Naik today slammed the Odisha government over premature adjournment of the Budget session of the Assembly. The speaker had adjourned the Assembly yesterday citing precautionary measure in view of Coronavirus outbreak. Targeting State government over the issue of depositing Srimandir funds in crisis-torn Yes Bank, Naik said, […]

Opposition Seeks Adequate Representation In Odisha Assembly Business Advisory Committee

Bhubaneswar: Leader of Opposition (LoP), Pradipta Naik on Monday wrote to Speaker Surjya Narayan Patro seeking adequate representation of opposition parties in the Odisha Assembly Business Advisory Committee. The committee, which is headed by Speaker Patro, have seven members- five from ruling-BJD and one each from BJP and Congress. “In a democracy, the cooperation of […]

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Odisha Budget Session: Stormy start washes out Day 1

Bhubaneswar: The budget session of Odisha Assembly got off to a stormy start on Friday with opposition Congress boycotting the governor’s inaugural address and a ruckus later by the Opposition forced the Speaker to adjourn the House for the whole day. As soon as Governor Ganeshi Lal started reading the achievements of the State Government, […]

Lady PEO Smitarani Was Murdered, Reiterates BJP Demanding CBI Probe

Bhubaneswar: Expressing discontent over the ongoing probe into the mysterious death of lady Panchayat Executive Officer (PEO) Smitarani Biswal of Haridaspur in Jajpur district, BJP on Saturday reiterated its demand for a CBI probe. Terming it as a pre-planned murder, Leader of Opposition Pradipta Naik today trained guns on the chairperson of the State Commission […]

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LoP Demands Audit Of Srimandir Ratna Bhandar

Bhubaneswar: Expressing concerns about the safety of Lord Jagannath’s Ratna Bhandar inside Puri Srimandir and failure of the administration to trace keys of the inner chamber, Leader of Opposition (LoP) Pradipta Kumar Naik urged the Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to open the treasure trove and conduct an audit of the same to match it […]

'Cases against 24 officials, 3 public representatives over corrupt PC practice'

Bhubaneswar: Cases have been registered against as many as 24 government officials and three public representatives in connection with the corrupt PC (percentage commission) practice in government works, informed Panchayati Raj minister Pratap Jena to the Odisha Assembly today. Responding to a question, the minister said that cases pertaining to PC collection were registered in […]

Assembly stalled over rising rapes, missing children; Congress to hit streets tomorrow

Bhubaneswar: For the second consecutive day on Tuesday, Odisha Assembly witnessed uproarious scenes with opposition parties-BJP and Congress trying to corner the State government over the rising incidents of missing children and minor rape cases. Following the pandemonium, the Speaker SN Patro had to adjourn the House for as many as seven times today. Later, […]

Minor Girl Rapes, Missing Children Cases Rock Odisha Assembly

Bhubaneswar: The pre-lunch session of the Odisha Assembly today witnessed unruly scenes after Leader of Opposition Pradipta Naik expressed grave concerns over the issue of sexual assaults against minor girls in the State. Speaker Surjya Narayan Patro adjourned the House till 12.30 PM and then till 3PM after the Opposition created ruckus demanding a reply […]

No Audit Report Of Universities In Odisha In 20 Years? Issue Rocks Assembly

Bhubaneswar: Demanding submission of audit reports of the universities in the Assembly, Congress members today created ruckus in the House alleging corruption in Higher Education. Congress legislature party leader, Narasingha Mishra stated as the audit report of the universities has not been presented in the House for past 20 years, such omission reeks of foul […]

BJP MLA Pradipta Naik named Leader of Opposition in Odisha Assembly

Bhubaneswar: After hectic parleys, Bhawanipatna MLA Pradipta Naik on Monday was elected as the leader of BJP’s legislature party in the Odisha Assembly. National President Amit Shah approved Naik’s name as the leader of the legislature party after due consultation, informed BJP’s Odisha in-charge, Arun Singh. It is pertinent to mention here that BJP emerged […]

Odisha BJP legislature party to elect Leader of Opposition tomorrow

Bhubaneswar: With 23 MLAs in the State Assembly, the BJP Legislature party which has emerged as the second largest party in the State after the 2019 elections, will elect the Leader of Opposition in the House tomorrow. Sources said, Sambalpur MLA Jayanarayan Mishra and Bhawanipatna MLA Pradipta Naik are believed to be frontrunners for the […]