Odisha Assembly

Suspension of MLAs: Odisha BJP leaders call off agitation, will meet Governor on Monday

Opposition chief whip Mohan Charan Majhi and senior member Jayanarayan Mishra said they are prepared to apologise to the people of the state if they are hurt by their behaviour.

published on : 4th April 2021

Odisha BJP MLAs hurl slippers towards Speaker's podium, three suspended

BJP members were protested as the House passed the Odisha Lokayukta (Amendment) Bill within minutes without any discussion.

published on : 3rd April 2021

Paddy procurement ends in Odisha, over two lakh farmers fail to sell stock

The Food and Procurement Policy approved by the government said there was no bar on procurement of any higher quantum if more paddy comes to mandis from registered farmers.

published on : 2nd April 2021

Odisha books 15 per cent seats in medical, engineering colleges for government school students

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik brought the resolution in the House which was supported by all political parties.

published on : 24th March 2021

Odisha Assembly passes resolution for inclusion of Ahimsa in Preamble of Constitution

The Odisha Assembly had a three hour special discussion on Gandhiji’s visit to the State to mark the occasion.

published on : 24th March 2021

Odisha Assembly adjourned as Opposition demands Urban Development Minister Pratap Jena’s ouster

As pandemonium prevailed, Odisha Assembly Speaker adjourned the house from 10.33 am to 11.30 am and several times thereafter till 5 pm.

published on : 23rd March 2021

Pandemonium continues in Odisha House over paddy procurement issues

While BJP members walked out in protest, Congress members staged a dharna in the well of the House as they were not allowed to raise the issue.

published on : 19th March 2021

Odisha Assembly adjourned after ruckus over paddy procurement

The Odisha Assembly was adjourned on Thursday till 12 pm after Bharatiya Janata Party and Congress MLAs created ruckus over pending paddy procurement.

published on : 18th March 2021

BJP MLA Subhas Panigrahi should apologise for attempting suicide in Odisha assembly: Speaker

Subhas Panigrahi said that he will tender an apology only if Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik does so for putting farmers in trouble due to 'mismanagement' of paddy procurement.

published on : 14th March 2021

High drama in Odisha Assembly as BJP MLA attempts suicide by consuming sanitiser

The BJP MLA told mediapersons outside the House that the State government would have been fully responsible if anything had happened to him. 

published on : 13th March 2021

BJP renews demand for Odisha Law Minister Pratap Jena’s ouster

The issue cropped up during discussion on the deteriorating law and order situation in Odisha through an adjournment motion notice given by Opposition members.

published on : 28th February 2021

Mandi irregularities raise heat in Odisha Assembly

Noisy scenes also continued in the House during the afternoon session following which the Speaker convened an all-party meeting to resolve the issue. 

published on : 27th February 2021

'To stop illegal activities': Sand policy in Odisha soon

Criticising the government inaction over the issue, BJP and Congress members demanded that a policy should be formulated to curb illegal sand mining. 

published on : 27th February 2021

Ruckus over border Odisha-Andhra dispute and farmers’ issues takes toll on business in State Assembly

The House had to be adjourned several times during the zero hour as Congress members rushed to the well of the Assembly over these issues. 

published on : 26th February 2021

1.04 lakh ineligible KALIA beneficiaries in Odisha

36.5 lakh farmers and families of 17.04 lakh landless agriculture labourers availed benefits.

published on : 25th February 2021
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