Tag: Standing Committee

PG, M.Phil seats increased in 3 Autonomous Colleges in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: New courses in Post Graduate and M.Phil will be introduced in three colleges across the State along with an increase in number of seats of various departments in these institutions. Odisha Assembly Standing Committee granted approval to the courses and seat increase in the colleges during a meeting on Monday. The new courses and […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Naveen Inter-State Council Meet
CM Naveen Patnaik to attend Inter-State Council meet

Bhubaneswar: To discuss the recommendations of the Punchhi Commission on Centre-State relations, chief minister Naveen Pattnaik will today attend the 11th Standing Committee meeting of the Inter-State Council in Delhi. Home Minister Rajnath Singh will chair the Inter-State Council meet. Chief ministers of seven states, including Odisha, will be joining the meeting. The meeting of […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Odisha farmer commits suicide
Odisha Assembly Standing Committee to probe farmer suicide case

Bhubaneswar: Ending the six-day long logjam in Odisha Assembly over farmer suicide cases in the state, Speaker Niranjan Pujari on Tuesday ordered a Standing Committee probe into the death of farmer Hadu Bagarti. “I realise that the Bargarh farmer’s death is a fit case for investigation as raised by the Leader of Opposition and opposition […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
Sell more liquor, get award! New proposal in Odisha triggers row

Bhubaneswar: Amidst liquor deaths across Odisha, the standing committee of Excise Department of Odisha government has come up with a suggestion to open more Indian-made foreign liquor (IMFL) shops and reward successful licensed traders. The panel, which is headed by BJD MLA Subrat Tarai, sought more IMFL-off shops to generate more revenue and to check […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
Bill To Designate Individuals As Terrorists Passed In Lok Sabha

New Delhi: A Bill to tighten the lead anti-terrorist law to empower the government to designate individuals as terrorists and streamline the process of confiscating their property, among other things, was passed in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday with voice vote despite the opposition’s demand for its scrutiny by a Standing Committee. The Unlawful Activities […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
Only 56 Saplings In Place Of 56000, Locals Allege Corruption In Plantation Project

Keonjhar: Allegations of a massive corruption in a plantation project have surfaced from Keonjhar district where only 56 plants could be seen in the Sadar Forest Range as against the 56,000 plants mentioned in the foundation stone laid by the state government. As per reports, in 2013-14 the Forest Department had undertaken a plantation drive […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
Home Ministry Seeks 3 More Months To Frame CAA Rules

New Delhi: The Union Home Ministry has informed a Department Related Standing Committee of Parliament that it needs three more months to frame the rules of the newly passed Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA). A senior official told IANS that the Ministry had raised the issue before the Standing Committee in its recent meeting and said […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021