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Sep 19, 2018
Baijayant Panda's chopper seized, family hangar sealed for flying over eco-sensitive zone in OdishaBaijayant Panda denied the charge, and took to Twitter to accuse the Odisha government of trying to "handicap his movement."
Sep 18, 2018
Odisha Congress, BJP MLAs boycott Assembly after House passes resolution without 'paying respect' to OppositionAs the Odisha Opposition members continued to remain away from the House, Speaker PK Amat adjourned the House twice for 15 minutes each
Sep 13, 2018
Naveen Patnaik dismisses expelled BJD leader Damodar Rout's allegations of corruption as 'ridiculous'Expelled BJD leader Damodar Rout claimed Naveen Patnaik was working contrary to the principles of Biju Patnaik and said it would be best for Odisha people if the chief minister was unseated at the earliest
Sep 12, 2018
Naveen Patnaik expels Damodar Rout from BJD; former Odisha minister accused of 'anti-party activities'Damodar Rout was also accused of making anti-BJP statements and hobnobbing with the Congress and BJP leaders in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur district.
Aug 16, 2018
Naveen Patnaik calls Atal Bihari Vajpayee's demise a 'personal loss', declares holiday in Odisha tomorrowOdisha government declared a public holiday on Friday and a seven-day state mourning as a mark of respect to Atal Bihari Vajpayee. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik expressed deep grief over the demise.
Aug 11, 2018
Rajya Sabha deputy chairman election: Odisha Congress says BJD supporting BJP due to party's resurgence in stateThe Congress on Friday claimed that its resurgence in Odisha has forced the BJD to strengthen ties with old ally BJP by backing the NDA candidate in the Rajya Sabha deputy chairman election.
Aug 10, 2018
Gurupriya bridge: Political slugfest undermines big step towards development as parties fight over credit and rivals allege scamNonetheless, the 910-metre bridge has proved to be a boon for around 30,000 tribal villagers residing in a zone cut-off from mainland Odisha for more than five decades in the absence of any concrete road or proper river link.
Aug 08, 2018
Congress dumps Vandana Chavan, nominates BK Hariprasad as candidate for Rajya Sabha deputy chairman electionCongress has nominated BK Hariprasad as Rajya Sabha deputy chairman candidate on Wednesday as talks of Vandana Chavan of NCP being the Opposition consensus candidate fell through.
Aug 02, 2018
LS passes Bill granting constitutional status to National Commission for Backward Classes after five-hour debateLok Sabha passes crucial bill to provide constitutional status to the National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC) on Thursday with over two-third majority
Jul 20, 2018
No-confidence motion in Parliament: BJP gets 3.5 hours in 7-hour long debate; Congress to speak for 38 minutesBJP is allotted 3 .5 hours to speak in the seven-hour long debate on no-confidence motion scheduled for Thursday. Congress and TDP are given 38 and 13 minutes respectively