20 Sep 2020
Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Sunday moved the controversial farm bills in the Rajya Sabha.
19 Sep 2020
The Rajya Sabha will take up the passage of the three contentious farm bills on Sunday, amid massive protests in Punjab and Haryana.
06 Sep 2020
Actor-turned-politician and Biju Janata Dal (BJD) MP Anubhav Mohanty has been accused of domestic violence and torture by his wife, Odia film actor Varsha Priyadarshini.
22 Jun 2020
Hearing petitions against its earlier order, which stopped the famed Rath Yatra in Puri, Odisha, the Supreme Court on Monday empowered the Odisha government to take a call.
14 Jan 2020
In 2018-19 fiscal, the coffers of seven political parties overflowed, and a large chunk of this money came through the controversial electoral bond route.
27 Dec 2019
He became Odisha's Chief Minister for a fifth consecutive term, made Biju Janata Dal (BJD) a formidable force in the coastal state, and now 74-year-old Naveen Patnaik has sparked conversations about his successor.
10 Dec 2019
After much commotion, the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Bill was passed in the Lok Sabha on Monday.
18 Nov 2019
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the Rajya Sabha on the first day of the Parliament's winter session.
08 Aug 2019
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to address the nation on Thursday, to explain his government's move of removing special status of Jammu and Kashmir, and splitting the state into two Union Territories.
07 Aug 2019
Congress is not moving an inch from its stand on Article 370. The grand old party on Tuesday reiterated that no government can change the status of Jammu and Kashmir, saying it "acceded" to India as one state.
06 Aug 2019
If elections were held today, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) could easily break late Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi's electoral record, feels former Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha.
05 Aug 2019
Hours after revoking Indian Constitution's Article 370, which bestowed special status to Jammu and Kashmir, Home Minister Amit Shah moved a Bill to bifurcate the state into two Union Territories.
31 May 2019
On Thursday evening, Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with his Cabinet of ministers took oath at the bedecked Rashtrapati Bhavan.
31 May 2019
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Cabinet took oath at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Thursday.
26 May 2019
Today in wholesome news, a 25-year-old engineering graduate from Odisha is set to step into the Parliament, making history by becoming the youngest Lok Sabha member.
23 May 2019
Bollywood actor Swara Bhasker is known for never shying away from voicing her political opinions on Twitter.
23 May 2019
The results of Thursday turned the wheels in Andhra Pradesh as sitting Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu faced an embarrassing defeat.
08 Apr 2019
Voters in four Lok Sabha constituencies, namely Koraput, Kalahandi, Nabarangpur, and Berhampur, of Odisha will cast their votes on April 11. Barring Berhampur, the other three constituencies are infamous for poverty.
01 Apr 2019
Sambit Patra, the BJP spokesperson who has been fielded from Puri Lok Sabha constituency, shared a video of a woman cooking food on an earthen oven sparking questions about the success of Ujjwala Yojana.
12 Mar 2019
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will contest from Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi, just like the last Lok Sabha elections, NDTV reports.
04 Mar 2019
Baijayant Jay Panda, who quit Biju Janata Dal (BJD) last year, joined Bharatiya Janata Party on Monday.
14 Feb 2019
On Wednesday, the 16th Lok Sabha was dissolved for the general elections, due in April-May. In almost two months from now, some of the lawmakers will return to the House while others would have to taste defeat.
26 Jan 2019
Author Gita Mehta, who is also the sister of Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, refused the Padma Shri award, announced on Friday, saying the timing isn't right.
03 Nov 2018
The BJP has alleged that the BJD government has neglected the agricultural sector, forcing many farmers to commit suicide in Odisha.
10 Aug 2018
The much-awaited triple talaq bill, which was expected to be taken up in the Rajya Sabha today, has been deferred.
03 Aug 2018
More than a year after the Election Commission (EC) declared all elections will be held through EVMs, 17 opposition parties are demanding a return to the ballot paper system.
31 Jul 2018
BJP President Amit Shah spoke on the Assam NRC issue in the Rajya Sabha today and said only this government had the courage to implement it.
20 Jul 2018
BJP is set to face a trust vote in the Lok Sabha today, and despite Sonia Gandhi's insistence that they "have the numbers," the math is simple: NDA has 313 members in the 535-member House.
19 Jul 2018
The Lok Sabha today passed a bill seeking removal of schools' 'no detention policy' for Classes 5 and 8.
02 Jun 2018
If you want a government job in India, you should at least be a graduate. But if you're going to become a politician, people's support is more than enough.
24 May 2018
Even as petrol/diesel prices increased for the 10th day, the government again assured relief, with Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad batting for a "long-term" solution instead of an "ad hoc measure."
19 Apr 2018
Former Mumbai police chief Arup 'bar busting' Patnaik made his foray into politics yesterday.
07 Apr 2018
Opposition parties intend to carry on their efforts to build a broad consensus on the motion to remove the Chief Justice of India, Dipak Misra.
03 Apr 2018
An impeachment motion against CJI Dipak Misra seems to have lost momentum, with many opposition parties still undecided.
31 Mar 2018
Riding high on the success of her meetings in Delhi, West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee has a jam-packed itinerary for the coming months. She will be meeting regional leaders to whip up maximum support for an anti-BJP front for 2019 LS elections.
22 Mar 2018
An Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) survey has revealed that a whopping 55 candidates (87%) of the analyzed 63 candidates contesting the Rajya Sabha elections are crorepatis.
19 Mar 2018
The Parliament logjam continued today. As soon as the Lok Sabha assembled, opposition MPs trooped into the Well, raising slogans and holding placards.
14 Mar 2018
Recently, BJP faced a unique challenge: After a quarter century, arch-rivals SP and BSP combined forces to contain the saffron tide in UP's Gorakhpur and Phulpur LS bypolls.
10 Mar 2018
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has said that his government and the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) will pursue its demand for according special category status for the state.
07 Mar 2018
Even as various regional parties are considering a non-BJP non-Congress alliance, Congress leader Sonia Gandhi has invited Opposition leaders for dinner to forge a united front against the BJP in Parliament.