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Politics News Updates

Niranjan Patnaik
Ready To Quit OPCC President Post Whenever AICC Wants: Niranjan Patnaik

State unit president Niranjan Patnaik said he is ready to quit his post whenever the All India Congress Committee (AICC) wants

Cap on SFCs stirs up row, Odisha Chhatra Congress warns massive agitation
Cap on SFCs stirs up row, Odisha Chhatra Congress warns massive agitation

The Universities have been asked to implement it from 2022-23 academic year.

BJP Hits Out At BJD Over Extension Of Free Rice Scheme 
BJP Hits Out At BJD Over Extension Of Free Rice Scheme 

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.

Aparajita Sarangi
MP Aparajita demands enquiry into Bhubaneswar Foundation Day invite snub

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.

BJD Has Hijacked Projects
BJD Has Hijacked Projects Set Up With MPLAD Funds In Kendrapara, Says BJP

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

Bhubaneswar Foundation Day
Bhubaneswar Foundation Day: MP Aparajita Sarangi Questions Her Exclusion From Invitees’ List

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

Centre, Odisha Govt Cross Swords Over Rice and Wheat Allocation
Centre, Odisha Govt Cross Swords Over Rice and Wheat Allocation

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. 

Bengal by-polls: Over 52 pc voting till 5 pm; minor incidents of violence in Asansol
Bengal by-polls: Over 52 pc voting till 5 pm; minor incidents of violence in Asansol

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.

Mehbooba Mufti placed under house arrest
Mehbooba Mufti placed under house arrest

Authorities said the former chief minister was prevented from undertaking travel because of security reasons.

Election Commission
Bengal Bypolls: EC Intervenes After Police Blocks Free Media Movement In Asansol

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.

Aparajita Sarangi
BJP MP Aparajita Throws Her Weight Behind Evicted Vendors, Seeks Damages

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

BJP, SP
BJP Sweeps UP Council Polls, SP Draws A Blank

This is for the first time that the ruling party has attained a thumping majority in the Legislative Council.

Two-Time OPCC Chief Jayadev Jena
I Am Not In Race for OPCC President, Says Jayadev Jena

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.

Will Big Shots Score Own Goal Against BJD As Party Opts For Young Faces
Will Big Shots Score Own Goal Against BJD As Party Opts For Young Faces

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. 

Karnataka Assembly Polls
BJP Rolls Out Its 'Mission 150+' Plan For Karnataka Assembly Polls

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+'

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