Modi government likely to bring bill to prevent religious conversion in next Parliament session: Sources

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led NDA government at the Centre is likely to bring a bill to prevent conversion of religion. According to sources, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led government may bring the anti-conversion bill in the next session of Parliament. The sources said that the government has already started preparations for the same […]

Sonia, Rahul And Other MPs Protest Outside Parliament

New Delhi: Rahul Gandhi and Sonia held a protest in Parliament complex on Thursday after the party lost most of the lawmakers of Goa and Karnataka to the ruling party BJP. Congress lawmakers protested near the Gandhi statue in the Parliament complex. They shouted slogans, holding up placards of “Save Democracy”, accusing the BJP of […]

BJD To Support Front Which Grants Odisha Special Status

Bhubneswar: Changing its stance of maintaining equidistance from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress, the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) has said it is now open to support any front which will grant special status to Odisha. BJD vice president Surya Narayan Patro said, “The party which will think about Odisha will get our […]

Seven New RS Members Including Sonal Mansingh and Raghunath Mohapatra Take Oath

New Delhi: Odisha’s classical dancer Sonal Mansingh and sculptor Raghunath Mohapatra took oath as Rajya Sabha member today. Along with them, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh ideologue Rakesh Sinha, former BJP lawmaker Ram Shakal took affirmation of allegiance to the Constitution on the opening day of the Monsoon Session of Parliament today. Last week President of India […]

PM Denounces Razing Statues of Lenin in Tripura

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: Periyar’s statue in Tamil Nadu, Ambedkar statue in UP razed BJP icon Shyama Prasad Mookerjee’s statue vandalised in WB Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was disappointed as statues of Communist icon Vladimir Lenin bulldozed in Tripura. He also reacted over as miscreants vandalized a statue of Dravidian icon and social reformer E V Ramasamy, […]

PM Speaks to Media on First Day of Monsoon Session – 2016

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi: As Monsoon session in parliament starts today PM Narendra Modi urged all political party to cooperate for the development of our nation. Ahead of Monsoon, today forenoon, he spoke to media outside parliament house. He is hopeful of important decisions during the session. Here is the English rendering of […]