Odisha Assembly

Odisha Assembly winter session begins on stormy note

Odisha Assembly winter session begins on stormy note

The winter session of the Odisha Assembly began on a stormy note on Tuesday.

Nov 28, 2017, 17:22 PM IST
Ruckus over flyover collapse issue, Opposition demand CM's resignation

Ruckus over flyover collapse issue, Opposition demand CM's resignation

When Patnaik was reading out the statement, Congress and BJP legislators rushed to the Well of the House, demanding his resignation, as he also holds the Works Department.

Sep 11, 2017, 15:48 PM IST

Odisha session adjourns after obituary references

Leader of Opposition Narasingha Mishra of Congress and Pradip Purohit of BJP also paid their tribute to the departed leaders following which the House observed a minutes silence.

Sep 07, 2017, 13:13 PM IST

Odisha Assembly's monsoon session likely to be stormy

The monsoon session will continue till September 16.

Sep 06, 2017, 20:44 PM IST

Odisha Assembly session begins on September 7

The 8-day Monsoon Session of the Odisha Assembly will begin on September 7, during which the opposition is set to corner the government which plans to table several bills.

Aug 16, 2017, 18:36 PM IST
Odisha Assembly passes GST Bill

Odisha Assembly passes GST Bill

The Odisha Assembly has passed the Odisha Goods and Services Tax Bill, 2017 and the Odisha Value Added Tax (Amendment) Bill, 2017, paving the way for the rollout of the indirect tax regime from July 1 in the state.

May 20, 2017, 10:13 AM IST

Odisha speaker resigns amid speculation of ministry reshuffle

Odisha Assembly speaker Niranjan Pujari on Friday resigned from his position giving rise to speculation that several ministers may resign apparently to pave the way for the reshuffle.

May 05, 2017, 22:48 PM IST

Odisha Speaker asks for govt statement on farmer suicides

Odisha Assembly Speaker Niranjan Pujari today directed the state government to make a statement on the alleged suicide of a farmer in Bargarh and distress sale of vegetables in different districts, by March 4.

Mar 02, 2017, 17:27 PM IST

Uproar in Odisha Assembly on panchayat poll violence

The Odisha Assembly today witnessed uproar when opposition Congress and BJP demanded a discussion on the violence during the three-tire panchayat elections which ended on February 21.

Feb 23, 2017, 16:15 PM IST
Action to be taken in the Kandhamal Police firing incident: CM

Action to be taken in the Kandhamal Police firing incident: CM

Patnaik said the incident took place at Gumudumaha village under Baliguda block of Kandhamal district during an anti-Maoist operation by SOG personnel on July 8.

Sep 26, 2016, 22:58 PM IST

Stalemate continues as Opp demands removal of Justice MM Das

There was no business in the Assembly after the Opposition made three demands.

May 11, 2016, 00:58 AM IST

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.

Dec 15, 2015, 08:52 AM IST

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.

Dec 04, 2015, 16:04 PM IST

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.

Dec 01, 2015, 14:52 PM IST

Odisha House adjourned sine die

The Odisha Assembly was on Saturday adjourned sine die after conducting business for two consecutive days with vacant opposition benches amidst a boycott of the House by both Congress and BJP members who were protesting alleged partisan action by the Speaker.

Aug 30, 2015, 00:33 AM IST

Rasogolla issue raised in Odisha assembly

Taking strong exception to neighbouring West Bengal's move to formally stake claim over Rasogolla as their invention, the ruling BJD members today raised the issue in the Assembly and asked the government to take steps for protection of the state's culture and heritage.

Aug 27, 2015, 21:05 PM IST

Opposition sits on dharna in Odisha Assembly

 The Opposition Congress and BJP members on Wednesday sat on a dharna in the Well of Odisha Assembly protesting Speaker Niranjan Pujari's decision to expunge their statements on the Prakash Mishra case.

Aug 26, 2015, 18:27 PM IST

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.

Aug 19, 2015, 15:33 PM IST

Youth fighting corruption murdered; BJP demands debate in Odisha assembly

Opposition BJP today demanded discussion in the assembly on alleged murder of a youth in Koppal district who spoke against corruption, charging that the district in charge Minister was "shielding those involved."

Jul 02, 2015, 14:41 PM IST

Odisha govt to seek rollback of power tariff hike, normalcy returns in Assembly

The deadlock in Odisha Assembly over power tariff hike ended on Monday after the state government announced its decision to file a review petition before the Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC) seeking a roll back in the proposed increase of tariff pertaining to agriculture.

Mar 30, 2015, 15:16 PM IST