The meeting is likely to witness a discussion on party's next strategy in connection with Enforcement Directorate’s notices to Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi in National Herald case, sources informed.
Talking to media following his return from New Delhi, Patnaik said, “Though the exact date of her visit has not been finalised, it will be declared soon.”
In a change in stance on quota within quota in the women's reservation bill, the party is likely to resolve to demand that from out of the reservation for women in Lok Sabha and legislative assemblies, there should be proportionate reservation for SC, ST and OBC women.
State unit president Niranjan Patnaik said he is ready to quit his post whenever the All India Congress Committee (AICC) wants
Congress flag falls off while being hosted by party’s interim chief Sonia Gandhi at AICC office in Delhi.
The AICC on Thursday approved a proposal made by the OPCC to constitute a seven-member Disciplinary Action Committee, effectively making former Odisha Minister and Sundargarh MLA Kishore Chandra Patel its Chairman
Congress’ National Spokesperson Randeep Surjewala met the family members of murdered lady teacher Mamita Meher on Thursday and demanded the Odisha government to take strict action.
Odisha Congress Working President and former Nabarangpur MP Pradeep Majhi resigned from the primary membership of party.
Bhubaneswar: Odisha Congress disciplinary committee has passed a proposal to recommend the All India Congress Committee (AICC) to take action against senior party leader Srikant Jena for his allegedly undesirable comments. “As he is a member of the AICC and a former Union Minister, the AICC will take decision on action against him. The disciplinary […]
New Delhi: The All India Congress Committee (AICC) president, Rahul Gandhi today appointed Sumitra Jena the President of the Odisha Pradesh Mahila Congress. Jena will replace Sasmita Behera as the chief of the party’s women wing in Odisha. “With the slogan ‘Congress Banchiba, Odisha Hasiba’ (Congress will survive and Odisha will smile), I will work […]
Bhubaneswar: Rahul Gandhi is likely to visit Odisha in the months of October and November, Odisha Congress chief Niranjan Patnaik informed today. “Most likely, Rahul is coming to Odisha in October. He may also visit Odisha in November as well. This has been tentatively decided,” Patnaik said. Patnaik, who met Rahul in New Delhi, said […]
Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: Biramitrapur MLA George Tirkey and convenor of Mahanadi Bachao Andolan Sudarshan Das on Wednesday officially joined Congress at New Delhi in presence of All India Congress Committee (AICC) president Rahul Gandhi. Welcoming Tirkey and Das to the party fold, Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) chief Niranjan Patnaik said that the joining of of […]
Bhubaneswar: Even though the All India Congress Committee (AICC) had announced names of the district presidents and working presidents for Odisha on June 9, the party’s unit here is yet to constitute the Pradesh Congress Committee and District Congress Committees. Odisha Congress had first announced that the formation of the committees would be completed by […]
Bhubaneswar: The All India Congress Committee (AICC) on Friday constituted screening committees for five states including Odisha. AICC president Rahul Gandhi appointed VD Satheesan chairman of the screening committee for Odisha Congress. He also named Jitin Prasad and Naushad Solanki as other members of the committee. According to sources, the screening committees will examine recommendations […]
Bhubaneswar: With an aim to strengthen the party and set the house in order before the 2019 general elections, Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) has decided to adopt a ‘One Man One Post’ strategy. Congress’ Odisha in-charge, Jitendra Singh has advised party members to follow the steps of Salepur MLA Prakash Behera, who resigned from […]