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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.

Rajya Sabha adjourned for day after condolences

 The Rajya Sabha was adjourned for the day on Monday after condoling the death of Biju Janata Dal (BJD) MP Kalpataru Das.

Odisha: Collectors asked to complete school toilet projects by July 31

With PSUs failing to meet the deadline of constructing new toilets in schools, Odisha government has asked district collectors to take up such projects and complete them by July 31, officials said.

BJD should clarify on understanding with BJP on CBI probe: CPI

Voicing concern over a perception that CBI probe into chitfund scam in Odisha had slowed down, the CPI on Wednesday said Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik should clarify if there was any tacit understanding between BJD and BJP in this regard.

No secret deal between BJP and BJD: Venkaiah Naidu

Rejecting allegations of a secret deal between BJP and BJD to slow down CBI probe into the chit fund scam in Odisha, Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday said the NDA government is only keen to see speedy development in the state.

Odisha government suffering from multi-organ failure: BJP

Launching a scathing attack on the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD), the Odisha unit of the BJP on Tuesday said the state government was suffering from 'multi-organ failure' for last one year.