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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Stalemate continues as Opp demands removal of Justice MM Das

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

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.

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.