Odisha Assembly

Full-fledged Odisha budget for FY 2022-23 gets Council of Ministers' nod

Out of the budget of Rs 2 lakh crore, the State government had presented a vote on account of Rs 1,06,498 crore for the first four months of the financial year.

published on : 18th June 2022

Senior BJD leader Bikram Arukha elected Speaker of Odisha Assembly

Arukha was tipped to be the next Speaker ever since Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik effected the ministry revamp on June 5 by asking all his ministers to resign.

published on : 13th June 2022

Former Union Minister Srikant Jena demands Odisha Assembly's resolution on caste census

As a caste based census is supported by all political parties, the resolution can be unanimous, he said and urged the Chief Minister to start the process before his foreign visit.  

published on : 13th June 2022

Odisha Assembly bypoll: Brajrajnagar debacle is a wake up call for BJP

The BJP candidate Radharani Panda losing the election to BJD's Alka Mohanty is not the news, but her forfeiting security deposit is the most worrying factor for the saffron party.

published on : 5th June 2022

Odisha Assembly bypoll: BJD retains Brajrajnagar seat, BJP loses deposit

The result has, however, come as good news for the Congress, which overcame the organisational disarray and rampant factionalism in the State organisation to come second. 

published on : 4th June 2022

Peaceful polling for Odisha Assembly bypoll; over 69 per cent voter turnout till 5 pm: CEO

At least 1,000 state police personnel and three companies of central paramilitary force were deployed for facilitating free and fair elections, the officials said.

published on : 31st May 2022

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik among 40 star campaigners for BJD in Brajrajnagar bypolls

Party sources said that Patnaik, who did not campaign in previous by-elections in Pipili, Tirtol and Balasore assembly seats, may this time go for campaigning.

published on : 17th May 2022

2024 Odisha polls: BJP core-committee meeting to discuss roadmap

Besides, the meeting deliberated on the ‘Chintan Sibir’ to be held next month in Odisha to finalise the roadmap for 2024 Lok Sabha and Assembly elections.

published on : 14th May 2022

Jagannath scholar Rajat Kar passes away

A veteran commentator of Sri Jagannath Rath Yatra at Puri for the last six decades, his contribution for the dying art of Pala in Odisha was immense.

published on : 9th May 2022

Odisha: Short budget session likely to be stormy

Besides, hike in the prices of petroleum products and unsold paddy of the farmers will also be raised.

published on : 25th March 2022

Odisha Assembly Speaker urges Law Minister for probe into missing communication

Assembly resolution for setting up legislative council has been sent to Centre

published on : 16th February 2022

Probe sought into legislative council controversy in Odisha

The Speaker told mediapersons that two letters will be written to the Centre in this regard on Monday.   

published on : 13th February 2022

Odisha Assembly Speaker ‘shocked’ over Union Minister’s statement on legislative council

The other members of the committee were Pramila Mallik, Bhujbal Majhi, Manohar Randhari and Nitesh Gangdeb.

published on : 12th February 2022

Centre yet to receive Odisha’s resolution on legislative council

The Odisha Assembly had passed a resolution in September 2018 for setting up of a Legislative Council or Vidhan Parishad in the State.

published on : 11th February 2022

Odisha MSME body seeks CM Naveen Patnaik's help as coal crisis deepens

The CPPs are getting 40 to 50 pc of the required coal supplies since August 2021, creating a backlog of over 1,500 coal rakes, as most of the available coal rakes are being diverted away from CPPs.

published on : 21st January 2022
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