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K'taka CM Row: Congress launches nation-wide 'Save Democracy' dharna

Bhubaneswar: The Congress today launched a nation-wide dharna in front of Raj Bhawans at state capitals and all district headquarters protesting the alleged partisan and authoritarian act of Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala inviting the BJP to form government in the state. In a letter to all the PCCs, AICC General Secretary Ashok Gehlot stated that […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Congress promises loan waiver for farmers, if voted to power

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) president Niranjan Patnaik on Wednesday said, if voted to power in 2019 elections, the party will waive off entire debts of the farmers in the State. Addressing party workers and people at Meghamala Tota in Jeypore, Patnaik said that Congress will also increase the monthly old age pension to […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
BJD B-Team of Congress, says AICC Odisha Secy

Bhubaneswar: Opposition Congress today took a dig at the ruling BJD government claiming that the party is a ‘B-Team’ of the Congress. Speaking to media after attending a felicitation programme in Jharsuguda, All India Congress Committee (AICC) Secretary for Odisha Shaikh Mastan Vali said, “Naveen Patnaik-led BJD is a B-Team of Congress since it had […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Niranjan Patnaik appointed Odisha Congress chief

New Delhi: Putting all speculations to rest, the All India Congress Committee (AICC) today named senior party leader Niranjan Patnaik as the president of the Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC). Congress President Rahul Gandhi appointed Patnaik with immediate effect, stated a press release issued by the AICC. Patnaik replaced Prasad Harichandan as the OPCC president. […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
AICC appoints three new secretaries for Odisha

Bhubaneswar: A day after Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) chief Prasad Harichandan said that the state unit of the party will have a ‘Nabakalebara’ (revamp) from booth-level to the top, National Party President Rahul Gandhi today appointed three new secretaries in charge of the state. The three new secretaries – former party MLAs Rudra Raju […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Jitendra Singh appointed new Odisha Congress in-charge

Bhubaneswar: Congress president Rahul Gandhi today appointed former Union Minister of State for Sports, Jitendra Singh as All India Congress Committee (AICC) in-charge of Odisha replacing BK Hariprasad. Earlier last year, Singh had visited the State and held discussions with party leaders at grassroots and submitted a report to the Congress President. In the plenary […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Chandrasekhar Sahu, 3 others quit Congress

Berhampur: In a major jolt to Congress, former Union minister Chandrasekhar Sahu and three senior leaders resigned from the party accusing growing indiscipline within the party. Sahu sent his resignation to the All India Congress Committee (AICC) chief and Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) President yesterday. Alleging that the high command is acting indifferent to the […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Charges of favouritism surface in Odisha Congress

Bhubaneswar: Resentment is brewing within Congress leaders in the State after exclusion of a few heavyweights from the new list of members of All India Congress Committee (AICC) and this is evident from the fact that a few from the party continue to remain vocal (since then) against their leaders in Odisha and New Delhi. […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
AICC's youngest member is an Odia girl!

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: Odia girl, Manisha Tripathy from Nabarangpur district has been included as member in the recently reconstituted All-India Congress Committee (AICC). OTV caught up with her in New Delhi to understand how she feels about becoming the youngest member of AICC. Here are the excerpts. Feeling on becoming the youngest AICC member? I can’t […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Senior Odisha Congress leaders dropped from AICC list

Bhubaneswar: Resentment is now brewing within Congress leaders in Odisha after a few senior leaders including Ananta Sethy and MLAs Tara Prasad Bahinipati, Jogesh Singh and Prafulla Majhi were dropped from the new list of All India Congress Committee (AICC) members that was released on Friday. However, 78 leaders from Odisha have been included in […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Only Niranjan Patnaik can save Odisha Congress: Ananta Sethi

Bhubaneswar: Senior Congress leader Ananta Sethi has stirred up a hornet’s nest by hailing Niranjan Patnaik as the right candidate for the next president of Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC). “There has already been a delay and now only Niranjan can save Congress in Odisha. This is also the view of nearly 80 to 90 […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Buzz around OPCC leadership change gets louder

Bhubaneswar: Buzz around change of guard in the Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) intensified further today after the All India Congress Committee (AICC) appointed new leaders for key posts in its women’s wing and Madhya Pradesh unit. A meeting between Congress party’s Odisha in-charge BK Hariprasad and OPCC chief Prasad Harichandan in New Delhi today […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Change of guard in PCC: Rahul Gandhi to meet Odisha leaders in Delhi

Bhubaneswar: Speculation is again rife over a possible change of guard in Odisha Pradesh Congess Committee (PCC) as  AICC vice president has called on senior leaders of the party from Odisha for a meeting. The senior leaders of the Congress will be leaving for New Delhi on September 5, official sources said. The state leaders […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Not convinced about Niranjan leading party: Cong MLA Jacob Pradhan

Bhubaneswar: On August 13, when 15 Congress MLAs met a team of AICC observers amid the ongoing row over change in leadership of Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC); G.Udaygiri MLA Jacob Pradhan was among 3 MLA’s who went against the legislature party decision to project Niranjan Patnaik as the OPCC chief and separately pledged support […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
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Congress forms team of observers for Odisha to assess political scene

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: In a bid to strengthen its organisation in Odisha, the All India Congress Committee (AICC) chief Sonia Gandhi today constituted a three-member team of observers to assess the political situation in the State. Senior leaders Tamrdhwaj Sahu, Sushmita Dev and Jitendra Singh are part of the team and have been asked to submit […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021