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Famous break-ups in the history of Indian politics

Famous break-ups in the history of Indian politics

All political ventures and separations have been decided by electoral gains. 

West Bengal will give befitting reply to Mamata Banerjee: BJP

West Bengal will give befitting reply to Mamata Banerjee: BJP

Expressing dissatisfaction, the opposition staged a brief walkout from the House.

Markandey Katju stirs up controversy, writes derogatory remarks about Odisha and its people – Read here

Markandey Katju stirs up controversy, writes derogatory remarks about Odisha and its people – Read here

Former Supreme Court Justice Markandey Katju later apologised on Facebook for his remarks.

Opposition forces Rajya Sabha adjournment protesting Aadhaar-linked benefits

A united opposition on Thursday disrupted Rajya Sabha proceedings protesting against making Aadhaar card mandatory for availing government benefits like subsidised LPG, PDS supplies and pensions, forcing its adjournment thrice since morning.

Centre will not harm Odisha's interests: Uma Bharti

Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti on Tuesday said the state of Odisha is very close to her heart and asserted that the central government will not do anything or allow anything to happen that will hamper its interests.

Bring back Kohinoor diamond, gift it to Jagannath Temple: BJD MP

Bhupinder Singh (BJD) said Maharaja Ranjit Singh had willed that the Kohinoor diamond be given to Jagannath Temple.

Budget session resumes today, Congress set to corner Govt over Uttarakhand issue

Budget session resumes today, Congress set to corner Govt over Uttarakhand issue

The second part of Parliament's Budget session beginning on Monday is going to be a stormy affair, as the Congress is all set to seek a discussion on the imposition of President's rule in Uttarakhand, despite government's claim that the matter being sub-judice it cannot be deliberated upon.

Opposition seeks Odisha minister's sacking in chit fund scam

The opposition Congress and BJP on Thursday sought the sacking of Odisha Food Minister Sanjay Dasburma after he was issued notice by the CBI for allegedly accepting a car as gift from a chit fund firm.

BJD plans overseas celebrations of Biju birth centenary

The ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) on Thursday said it will celebrate the birth centenary of party leader and former chief minister Biju Patnaik across the globe from March 5.

Naveen Patnaik becomes BJD president seventh time

Naveen Patnaik becomes BJD president seventh time

 Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik was lected on Sunday unopposed as president of ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) for the seventh consecutive time.

Air India alters flight schedule for ministers, passengers left stranded for 7 hours

Air India alters flight schedule for ministers, passengers left stranded for 7 hours

Air India passengers were left stranded after a flight from New Delhi to Bhopal was delayed for seven hours following a holdup by some politicians.

Congress member caught on camera watching obscene video in Odisha Assembly

A Congress legislator was on Monday caught on camera while allegedly watching an obscene video clip on his mobile phone in the Odisha Assembly. The legislator has denied the allegation.

Uproar in Odisha Assembly over 'locking' of girls during CM's visit

The Odisha Assembly on Friday witnessed repeated adjournments with opposition Congress demanding unconditional apology from Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik over alleged locking of some girl students during his visit to a city college.

Six Opposition ​Rajya Sabha MPs move breach of privilege notice against Jay Panda

Members from at least six opposition parties on Friday moved a notice alleging breach of privilege and contempt of Rajya Sabha against Lok Sabha MP of BJD, Baijayant Jay Panda for his write up calling for "reducing" the power of the Upper House.

Odisha Assembly begins on stormy note

The Winter Session of the Odisha Assembly began on Tuesday on a stormy note, with opposition parties creating a ruckus as they sought a discussion on farmer suicides.

Odisha CM gives success mantra to students

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday handed out a 3-C success mantra to students in the state.

Cong MLAs on dharna, BJP members also protest BJD attack

Odisha Assembly on Friday witnessed noisy scenes with the Congress members staging a dharna in the Well of the House demanding action against BJD members who attacked their chief whip, while BJP MLAs stood in protest accusing the ruling BJD legislators of "attacking" the opposition.

Pandemonium in Odisha Assembly

The Odisha Assembly on Wednesday witnessed pandemonium and disruptions as both the opposition and ruling party members created ruckus shouting slogans and counter-slogans.

Rajya Sabha functions briefly, then adjourned

The Rajya Sabha functioned briefly on Tuesday before it was adjourned till 2 p.m.

Controversial godman Srimad Sarathi Baba arrested by Odisha Police

Controversial godman Srimad Sarathi Baba arrested by Odisha Police

Controversial self-styled 'godman' Sarathi Baba was on Saturday arrested by Odisha police on cheating and other charges following violent protests demanding action against him for his alleged escapades.