State unit president Niranjan Patnaik said he is ready to quit his post whenever the All India Congress Committee (AICC) wants
The Universities have been asked to implement it from 2022-23 academic year.
President of the State BJP OBC Morcha Suratha Biswal also accused the BJD government of distributing ration cards just before the rural and urban polls to woo voters.
The omission of Bhubaneswar MP Aparajita Sarangi’s name from the guest list of the Odisha government sponsored-Bhubaneswar Foundation Day celebration event on Wednesday seems to be snowballing into a major controversy.
As per the accusation by the saffron party, though the level of the groundwater has declined to a great extent in Kendrapara and the people are facing an acute drinking water crisis, the district administration has turned a blind eye to their ordeal
Taking to the micro-blogging site Twitter, the Parliamentarian expressed dissatisfaction over the development. She asked the State government what was her fault for her exclusion from the invitees' list
A letter shot off by Odisha Food Supplies and Consumer Welfare Minister Ranendra Pratap Swain to Union Consumer Affairs and Food & Public Distribution Minister Piyush Goyal has kicked off the fresh row between the Centre and State.
Stones were thrown when the candidate's personal security personnel baton-charged a group of TMC supporters who gheraoed Paul's vehicle alleging that she tried to enter a polling booth along with her security guards. Television grabs also seemed to show that her guards had tried to enter the booth.
Authorities said the former chief minister was prevented from undertaking travel because of security reasons.
The Trinamool Congress state general secretary and the party spokesman, Kunal Ghosh tried to downplay the incident claiming that the entire incident took place due to some misunderstanding.
Sarangi wrote a letter to Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) demanding monetary compensation. She also urged the administration to provide an alternative marketplace to the vendors within seven days
This is for the first time that the ruling party has attained a thumping majority in the Legislative Council.
Amid speculations and demand by some senior Congress leaders to overhaul the Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) leadership, the two time OPCC Chief, Jayadev Jena on Monday said he is not in the race this time and does not want to sit on the chair either.
While the party played ‘slum’ and ‘woman’ card in Bhubaneswar and Cuttack, it dashed the hopes of several senior leaders to the ground by picking up new corporator Vivek Reddy for the Deputy Mayor seat in Berhampur.
Recently, Union Home Minister Amit Shah visited the southern state to take stock of the preparations and asked the party cadre to hit the ground running to achieve 'Mission 150+'