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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.

Odisha Assembly passes Odia University Bill, 2017

The Odisha Assembly passed the Odia University Bill, 2017 that will facilitate establishment and incorporation of a university in the state for study and research in Odia language and literature.

BJD MLAs disrupt Odisha House over Polavaram project, write to President

Later, BJD MLAs, including ministers, marched to the Raj Bhavan and submitted a memorandum addressed to the President.

The BJD's laddoo moment was a BJP attempt to rub salt on its wounds on farmer suicide issue

With panchayat polls less than a year away, BJD leaders are acutely aware that their steadfast denial of the realities of farm distress in rural Odisha would cost them at the hustings.