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  • Court rejects bail, sends Chilika MLA Prasanta Jagdev to jail

    Court rejects bail, sends Chilika MLA Prasanta Jagdev to jail

    Jagdev, who has often courted controversies over his strong-arm tactics, had allegedly assaulted BJP’s Niranjan Sethi when he protested delays in the distribution of cards under the National Food Security Act and assistance for construction of houses under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana in Balugaon area of Khurda district.

    October 9, 2021
  • Odisha’s BSKY health scheme far superior to Ayushman Bharat: BJD

    Odisha’s BSKY health scheme far superior to Ayushman Bharat: BJD

    CM Patnaik also laid the foundation stone for projects worth over Rs 1000 crore at the function. He said over 3.64 lakh people of the district will benefit from the SHC.

    October 8, 2021
  • Odisha Congress alleges doublespeak by BJP, BJD on caste survey

    Odisha Congress alleges doublespeak by BJP, BJD on caste survey

    Mr. Naveen Patnaik knows the game plan of the BJP and is one with the saffron party in denying reservation for backward or dispensing with the 50 percent ceiling, he is shedding crocodile tears to try and keep the OBC vote bank, alleged Behera.

    August 27, 2021
  • BJD demands law to remove 50% reservation cap

    BJD demands law to remove 50% reservation cap

    "More than 50 per cent of Odisha's population belongs to OBC and SEBC. However, reservation at the rate of half of their population, cannot be provided to them because the ceiling fixed by the Supreme Court,"

    August 24, 2021
  • BJD announces to field 33% OBC candidates in three-tier panchayat polls

    BJD announces to field 33% OBC candidates in three-tier panchayat polls

    A BJD delegation from both the lower and upper house had met Home Minister Amit Shah today at his parliament chamber and underscored the need for the caste-based census in Odisha.

    August 13, 2021
  • Odisha: 49-Year-Old MLA Appears 10th Standard High School Certificate Examination

    Odisha: 49-Year-Old MLA Appears 10th Standard High School Certificate Examination

    Purna Chandra Swain, representing the Surada assembly seat, sat at the physical mode of examination at the government high school centre at Surada the district.

    July 30, 2021
  • BJD treated BJP protestors as ‘baratis’: Congress

    BJD treated BJP protestors as ‘baratis’: Congress

    Firebrand Congress mla Taraprasad Bahinipati said the BJP and BJD are both anti-farmer. The central government's farm laws have led to widespread protests by farmers over several months, 200 farmers have died and the BJD remained mum lending silent support to the BJP led government at the centre.

    March 19, 2021
  • BJD outwits BJP, protest fizzles out, all party meet held

    BJD outwits BJP, protest fizzles out, all party meet held

    Earlier, the BJP mlas had squatted on the road as the gates of the CM's residence were closed. Soon several BJD leaders and Ministers rushed and were seen pleading with folded hands requesting the BJP mlas to enter the residence of the CM.

    March 19, 2021
  • Odisha Assembly logjam persists

    Odisha Assembly logjam persists

    While the Opposition BJP and Congress members stated that they would allow the house to function only if the government assured to procure all paddy from farmers, the ruling BJD members said they will not relent until BJP MLA Subash Panigrahi apologises for attempting suicide in the House by consuming sanitizer.

    March 18, 2021
  • BJD Govt has institutionalized exploitation of farmers: BJP

    BJD Govt has institutionalized exploitation of farmers: BJP

    The move of the BJP comes a day after a delegation of BJD MPs had met Goyal to point out that non-release of subsidy by the centre and failure of the FCI in evacuating rice has created a huge problem for the state.

    March 17, 2021
  • Odisha Assembly paralyzed for the 4th day

    Odisha Assembly paralyzed for the 4th day

    The Opposition BJP and the Congress continued their protest against the irregularities in mandis, non procurement of paddy by the government and debate on the issue suspending all other business.

    March 17, 2021
  • BJD puts paddy non-procurement ball in centre’s court

    BJD puts paddy non-procurement ball in centre’s court

    A delegation of BJD MPs met Union Food and Civil Supplies Minister Piyush Goyal at Delhi and raised the issue submitting the major problems faced by the state in terms of paddy procurement.

    March 16, 2021
  • Deadlock in Odisha Assembly

    Deadlock in Odisha Assembly

    Talking to media persons, Congress MLA Taraprasad Bahinipati alleged that the BJP and BJD are enacting a drama as both are responsible for the plight of the farmers.

    March 16, 2021
  • Pandemonium prevails in Odisha Assembly

    Pandemonium prevails in Odisha Assembly

    The BJD members alleged that Panigrahi has ruined the sanctity of the House by attempting suicide during its proceedings and maintained that they will not let the House run till the BJP MLA apologises.

    March 13, 2021
  • BJD Govt is biggest impediment to progress of state: BJP

    BJD Govt is biggest impediment to progress of state: BJP

    The twin strategy – state leaders lambasting the BJD government and Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan refraining from any such aggression was amply evident at the BJP Executive Committee meeting attended by all top leaders including Odisha in charge D Purandeswari and deputy in charge Vijaypal Singh Tomar.

    March 8, 2021
  • Cong, BJD target the centre over fuel price hike

    Cong, BJD target the centre over fuel price hike

    A few Congress MLAs peddled their way to the Odisha Assembly on bicycles to register their protest. Outside the Assembly, Congress activists staged protests in front of huge cutouts of PM Narendra Modi at different petrol filling stations.

    February 24, 2021
  • CM to leave for Odisha today to attend EZC meet

    CM to leave for Odisha today to attend EZC meet

    Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will leave for Odisha tomorrow to attend the Eastern Zonal Council (EZC) meeting which will be chaired by Union home minister Amit Shah on 28 February in Bhubaneswar.

    February 25, 2020