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BJP, Congress MLAs disrupt Odisha Assembly proceedings for 4th day over murder of 5-year-old girl
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BJP, Congress MLAs disrupt Odisha Assembly proceedings for 4th day over murder of 5-year-old girl

The Naveen Patnaik govt ordered an SIT probe into the four-month-old case on (mention day). The case received attention after the victim's parents attempted self-immolation in front of the state Assembly on Tuesday

Budget Session in Odisha Assembly likely to be stormy over ‘scams’ in state’s implementation of Awas Yojana, law and order issues
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Budget Session in Odisha Assembly likely to be stormy over ‘scams’ in state’s implementation of Awas Yojana, law and order issues

The budget session of Odisha Assembly, which will commence on Friday, is likely to be stormy with both the ruling and Opposition parties formulating strategies on Thursday for raising issues in the House.

Odisha govt withdraws booklet describing Mahatma Gandhi's death as accident, state education minister terms it 'inadvertent mistake'
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Odisha govt withdraws booklet describing Mahatma Gandhi's death as accident, state education minister terms it 'inadvertent mistake'

A two-page Odisha government booklet 'Aama Bapuji: Eka Jhalaka' (Our Bapuji: A Glimpse) — published on the occasion of 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi — stated that he died due to 'accidental reasons'

Odisha BJP chief whip claims he's been forced to stay on footpath as no official residence has been allocated
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Odisha BJP chief whip claims he's been forced to stay on footpath as no official residence has been allocated

BJP chief whip in Odisha Assembly, Mohan Charan Majhi, said he has requested for security and official residence as he has been staying on the footpath.

Odisha Assembly polls: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik retains Hinjili constituency, resigns from Bijepur
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Odisha Assembly polls: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik retains Hinjili constituency, resigns from Bijepur

Odisha Chief Minister and BJD president Naveen Patnaik Sunday resigned from the Bijepur Assembly constituency and retained the Hinjli seat

Odisha Assembly Election 2019: Naveen Patnaik's BJD forges ahead in state, looks set to form government for a fifth time
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Odisha Assembly Election 2019: Naveen Patnaik's BJD forges ahead in state, looks set to form government for a fifth time

Odisha's ruling BJD Thursday looked set to form its government for a fifth straight term, negating a Modi wave that is sweeping the country with its candidates leading in 112 of the state's 146 seats

Winter Session: BJD to demand special category status for Odisha, 33% reservation for women in Parliament
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Winter Session: BJD to demand special category status for Odisha, 33% reservation for women in Parliament

The decision was taken at the BJD parliamentary party meeting held under the chairmanship of its president and Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik at Naveen Niwas in Bhubaneswar on Sunday.

Women's Reservation Bill: Biju Janata Dal to consult seven national, 15 regional parties to build consensus
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Women's Reservation Bill: Biju Janata Dal to consult seven national, 15 regional parties to build consensus

The BJD, headed by Naveen Patnaik, deliberated on the party's strategy for intensifying its campaign seeking 33 percent reservations for women in Parliament and state Assemblies.

Orissa High Court grants bail to Abhijit Iyer-Mitra day after state govt pardons journalist for 'derogatory' comments
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Orissa High Court grants bail to Abhijit Iyer-Mitra day after state govt pardons journalist for 'derogatory' comments

The high court relief comes a day after the Odisha government decided to grant pardon to Abhijit Iyer-Mitra after he apologised for the comments he made on the people and MLAs of Odisha, Lord Jagannath and the Konark Sun Temple.

Odisha government pardons journalist Abhijit Iyer-Mitra for derogatory remarks, withdraws all cases against him
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Odisha government pardons journalist Abhijit Iyer-Mitra for derogatory remarks, withdraws all cases against him

The decision came following Mitra's prayer to Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik to consider withholding sanction to prosecute him in certain criminal cases pending against him, a home department official said.

Odisha House passes resolution proposing 33% reservation for women in Parliament, state assemblies
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Odisha House passes resolution proposing 33% reservation for women in Parliament, state assemblies

The resolution, moved by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, was passed by a voice vote after a debate in the House on Tuesday night. Members of the ruling BJD, opposition Congress and BJP supported the resolution

Odisha Congress MLA Krishna Chandra Sagaria resigns in protest of injustice to Kunduli gangrape victim
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Odisha Congress MLA Krishna Chandra Sagaria resigns in protest of injustice to Kunduli gangrape victim

Congress MLA Krishna Chandra Sagaria on Tuesday resigned as member of the Odisha Assembly, protesting "injustice" meted out to an alleged gangrape victim of Koraput district, who committed suicide earlier this year.

Abhijit Iyer-Mitra apologises to Odisha Assembly for 'derogatory' comments on Konark Sun Temple, doesn't appear in court despite summons
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Abhijit Iyer-Mitra apologises to Odisha Assembly for 'derogatory' comments on Konark Sun Temple, doesn't appear in court despite summons

Journalist Abhijit Iyer-Mitra was arrested by Odisha Police on 20 September from Delhi with the assistance of Delhi Police on charges of hurting religious sentiments of the people.

Smriti Irani says Naveen Patnaik deprived Odisha of PMJAY benefits; BJD says state scheme offers better facilities
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Smriti Irani says Naveen Patnaik deprived Odisha of PMJAY benefits; BJD says state scheme offers better facilities

Irani said that Patnaik "rejected" the Ayushman Bharat scheme despite the fact that over 60 percent of Odisha's women and children suffer from anaemia and the state ranks number one in the birth of stunted children.

Odisha Congress, BJP MLAs boycott Assembly after House passes resolution without 'paying respect' to Opposition
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Odisha Congress, BJP MLAs boycott Assembly after House passes resolution without 'paying respect' to Opposition

As the Odisha Opposition members continued to remain away from the House, Speaker PK Amat adjourned the House twice for 15 minutes each

Odisha Assembly adjourned till Tuesday after Opposition ruckus: Congress protests fuel price hike, BJP raises cooperative bank scam
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Odisha Assembly adjourned till Tuesday after Opposition ruckus: Congress protests fuel price hike, BJP raises cooperative bank scam

The Speaker adjourned the Odisha Assembly till Tuesday as Opposition Congress and BJP members rushed to the well of the House and raised slogans.

BJD MP Pinaki Mishra urges Election Commission to hold polls to Odisha Assembly, Lok Sabha simultaneously
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BJD MP Pinaki Mishra urges Election Commission to hold polls to Odisha Assembly, Lok Sabha simultaneously

The Biju Janata Dal (BJD) requested the Election Commission to hold Odisha Assembly polls along with the Lok Sabha elections in the event of the latter being advanced.

Odisha approves proposal for legislative council; resolution to be brought in Monsoon Session of state Assembly
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Odisha approves proposal for legislative council; resolution to be brought in Monsoon Session of state Assembly

The Odisha government on Friday approved a proposal for setting up a legislative council in the state.

Odisha spent Rs 26.55 crore towards airfare of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and ministers
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Odisha spent Rs 26.55 crore towards airfare of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and ministers

The Odisha government has spent more than Rs 26.55 crore towards airfare of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and other ministers in three years

Odisha Assembly Winter Session begins on stormy note as MLAs spar over farmers' issue
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Odisha Assembly Winter Session begins on stormy note as MLAs spar over farmers' issue

The winter session of the Odisha Assembly began on a stormy note on Tuesday with the Opposition and ruling party creating a ruckus over the farmers issue.