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Uproar in Odisha Assembly after BJP MLA's derogatory remarks against Muslim women

"What's wrong in quoting survey reports in the House?" BC Sethi asked "I have not made any adverse remarks against any community, but quoted survey reports that say Muslim women dominate the red-light areas in Mumbai and Kolkata."

Patkura Assembly election results Highlights: BJD's Sabitri Agarwal wins seat by a margin of 17,920 votes

Polling in Patkura Assembly seat was initially scheduled on April 29, but it could not be held because of the death of BJD candidate Bed Prakash Agarwal on April 20.


Odisha govt faces heat from own MLA over potato mission

During Question Hour on Wednesday, BJD’s Pradeep Maharathy asked, “How many multi-purpose cold storage units are present in Odisha and of them how many are defunct? Are these units being used by potato farmers in our state?”

Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal, Odisha, Sikkim to go to polls along with Lok Sabha elections

Andhra Pradesh, Orissa, Arunachal Pradesh and Sikkim will have their Assembly elections held simultaneously with Lok Sabha polls. Above states will follow schedule same as Lok Sabha for their respective seats.

Odisha assembly passes motion to forgive journalist Abhijit Mitra for 'derogatory' remarks on MLAs, Konark Sun Temple

Iyer-Mitra was arrested on October 23 after two FIRs – one each in Konark and Bhubaneshwar – were filed against him for an alleged sarcastic video and comments on the Konark Sun Temple that he posted on Twitter on September 16.

Uproar in Odisha House over scams, opposition MLAs seek CM's reply

The House was adjourned twice in the pre-lunch session as members tried to climb Speaker P K Amat's podium, seeking action against defaulters.


Odisha: BJP, BJD cross swords over teachers strike, fuel price hike

Meanwhile, Biju Janata Dal (BJD) has kicked off a three-day-long protest in front of petrol pumps across the state targeting the Centre over rising fuel prices.

Uproar in Odisha Assembly over fuel price hike

Unable to run the house amid the uproarious scenes, Speaker Pradip Kumar Amat first adjourned the House till 11.30 am, then till 12.50 pm and later till 3 pm.

Madhya Pradesh, Odisha bypolls: 70-77 per cent voting recorded for Assembly seats

The outcome of the bye-elections would be watched keenly ahead of Assembly elections in BJP-ruled Madhya Pradesh due later this year. BJD-ruled Odisha will go to polls next year.

Odisha Assembly adjourned amid uproar

The opposition members, however, said that they wanted to raise the law and order issue over the recent incidents of bombings at Badambadi in Cuttack and near ladies hostel of BJB Autonomous College in Bhubaneswar last night.