Tag: Privilege Motion Against Otv

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Summon to OTV MD smacks of political vendetta: KV Singh Deo after resigning from Committee

Bhubaneswar: Patnagarh BJP MLA Kanak Vardhan Singh Deo today resigned from the Privilege Committee of Odisha Assembly citing that the move of the Committee to summon Managing Director and Co-founder of Odisha Television Ltd, Jagi Mangat Panda, was to harass her for political reasons. Singh Deo tendered his resignation from the Committee in a letter […]

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Ex-PCI chairman Markandey Katju condemns privilege notice to OTV MD

New Delhi: Former Chairman of Press Council of India and retired Supreme Court judge, Justice Markandey Katju today termed the move of the Privilege Committee of Odisha Assembly to summon Managing Director and Co-founder of Odisha Television Ltd, Jagi Mangat Panda, as ‘undemocratic’. “The leaders in Odisha are making a mountain out of a molehill. […]

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I feel extremely harassed & so does OTV: Jagi Panda breaks silence

Bhubaneswar: After working in Odisha for as long as 22 years as a woman entrepreneur, Jagi Mangat Panda, also the Managing Director and Co-founder of Odisha Television Ltd, expressed her anguish today after appearing before the House Committee of Odisha Assembly. Jagi appeared before the Privilege Committee after being summoned in connection with a breach […]

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OPCC RTI Cell chairman resigns over Bahinipati’s privilege motion against OTV

Bhubaneswar: Expressing displeasure over senior Congress leader Tara Prasad Bahinipati’s decision to move breach of privilege motion against OTV in Odisha Assembly, Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) RTI Cell chairman, Hemant Panda today resigned from his post. “Without moving for a no-confidence motion against the government and the Speaker, he (Tara Bahinipati) moved a privilege […]

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BJD used Tara as pawn to muzzle voice of media: Congress

Bhubaneswar: At a time when voices of dissent are growing within the Congress over Tara Prasad Bahinipati’s move to bring a breach of privilege motion against OTV for a factual report the channel telecast, senior leader Sarat Rout today categorically stated that the Congress doesn’t back such motion. Moreover, Rout further alleged that it was […]

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Muzzling media: Protests mount in Odisha over privilege motion against OTV

Bhubaneswar: Resentment is brewing across Odisha among journalists as well as political leaders who have condemned the privilege motion moved by the Opposition party chief whip Tara Prasad Bahinipati against OTV for a telecasting a factual report on the proceedings inside the Odisha Assembly. Terming it as an attempt to muzzle the voice of media; […]

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Was breach of privilege motion against OTV justified? A ringside view

Bhubaneswar: Unable to digest the truth and face its failures, Odisha government seems to have forgotten that a free press is the central component of democracy and an attempt to chain it will only backfire. Opposition party chief whip, Tara Prasad Bahinipati on Tuesday brought a ‘Breach of Privilege Motion’ against OTV after the channel […]

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Muzzling media: Privilege motion against OTV after telecast of factual report

Bhubaneswar: Opposition party chief whip, Tara Prasad Bahinipati today brought a Breach of Privilege motion against OTV after the channel telecast a factual report yesterday on how the Speaker adjourned the House after being prompted by the secretary. Following the motion, the Assembly Speaker Pradip Kumar Amat has directed the House secretary to issue notice […]

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