Tag: Aicc

Naba Kishore Das
Presidential Elections: Congress holds meeting in support of Meira Kumar

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Congress today held a meeting at the official residence of Leader of Opposition Narsingha Mishra here in connection with the upcoming presidential election. During the meeting, the leaders of the Congress pledged their support for the UPA’s candidate Meira Kumar as the Presidential candidate. Meanwhile, All India Congress Committee (AICC) directed to […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
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Sam Pitroda named chairman of ‘Overseas Congress Department’

Bhubaneswar: Sam Pitroda, Technical Advisor to the Odisha government, has been appointed the chairman of the Overseas Congress Department of the All India Congress Committee (AICC). AICC’s general secretary Janardan Dwivedi today informed about the appointment in a press release. Congress president Sonia Gandhi has approved the renaming of AICC ST Department as Adivasi Congress […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
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Congress’ Odisha in-charge BK Hariprasad resigns

Bhubaneswar: Congress’ rout in the Odisha Panchayat Polls has claimed its first victim in the form of All India Congress Committee (AICC) general secretary and State in-charge, BK Hariprasad. According to AICC Media panellist, Brijesh Kalappa, Hariprasad has resigned from both his posts. Kalappa also said that Hariprasad’s resignation from the general secretary post to […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Shakeel slams Modi over demonetization

Bhubaneswar: All India Congress Committee (AICC) spokesperson Shakeel Ahmad today came down heavily on Prime Minister Narendra Modi over demonetization of Rs 1000 and Rs 500 notes. Addressing a press meet at Congress Bhawan here, he said the Prime Minister is squarely responsible for ruining the livelihood of 5 crore people due to demonetisation. He […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
BJP bought land in 18 Odisha districts before demonetization: Congress

New Delhi/ Bhubaneswar: In a scathing allegation, the Congress has accused BJP of buying lands in 18 districts of Odisha ahead of the demonetization move. In a press meet in New Delhi, All India Congress Committee’s chief spokesperson, Randeep Surjewala alleged that BJP members have bought land at significantly lower than market prices, adding that […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
‘Haria’ responsible for rift, Cong MLA Jogesh jeers at Hariprasad

Bhubaneswar: Two days after four Congress MLAs changed camps and met party vice-president Rahul Gandhi in Delhi, the ongoing tussle between organisational and legislative wings of the State Congress widened further after more legislators took strong jibe at the AICC general secretary in charge of Odisha, BK Hariprasad and held him directly responsible for the […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Panchayat polls: Cong prepares blueprint amid growing rift

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Congress today prepared a blueprint for the upcoming Panchayat Polls amid in absence of the some members of the legislature party. While some of the MLAs who are also district presidents were absent in the meeting, PCC president Prasad Harichandan finalized the party’s strategy for the panchayat polls after holding discussions with the […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Lulu had rejected PCC chief post on health grounds: BK Hariprasad

Bhubaneswar: A week after he was heckled by some leaders of the Odisha Pradesh Youth Congress (OPYC) for showing disrespect to their Late leader Lalatendu (Lulu) Bidyadhar Mohapatra and not attending his funeral rites, AICC leader and Odisha in-charge BK Hariprasad on Tuesday said the former leader was offered the post of PCC president to […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Cong leaders unhappy with AICC members over Lulu’s funeral

Bhubaneswar: Peeved over the lack of presence of All India Congress Committee (AICC) members in the funeral rites of their Late leader Lalatendu Bidyadhar Mohapatra (Lulu), some senior leaders of the party have expressed their displeasure. Leader Jogesh Singh and Opposition chief whip Tara Prasad Baninipati, said that the PCC in-charge should have met the […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Rumour mills on overdrive after Cong MLAs meet Rahul

Bhubaneswar: The intra-party feud in the Odisha Congress has come to the fore again as some of the party legislators met AICC vice president Rahul Gandhi at his residence in New Delhi on Saturday. Though the Congress legislators are tight-lipped over the issues discussed apart from the Mahanadi water row at the meeting with Rahul […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Odisha Congress divided on Lulu Sena issue

Bhubaneswar: With the senior Congress leader engaging in the war of words on the formation of Lulu Sena by senior party leader Lalatendu Bidyadhar Mohapatra, the Disciplinary Committee of the Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) has decided to seek the advice of the All India Congress Committee (AICC). While some senior leaders have termed the […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
State Congress mantle falls on Prasad Harichandan

It’s official. Congress high command today named young leader Prasad Harichandan to lead the party in Odisha. He would replace Jayadev Jena as Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) president. The much-awaited announcement came from All India Congress Committee (AICC) in the evening

  • Friday, 16 July 2021
Srikant appointed Congress campaign committee chief for Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The All India Congress Committee (AICC) has formed the campaign committee for Odisha appointing Union minister Srikant Jena as its head. The committee will have 24 members including PCC president Jayadev Jena, senior leader Lalatendu Bidyadhar Mohapatra, Ranjib Biswal and others. However, former PCC president Niranjan Patnaik and MP Hemananda Biswal have not been […]

  • Friday, 16 July 2021
Rahul wants to build strong, vibrant Congress

New Delhi: Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said he wanted to build a strong and vibrant party with the help of all delegates as he opened the two day plenary session here. This is the 84th plenary session of the grand old party that the 47-year-old Gandhi took over as chief in December 2017. […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Modi, Sushma mislead nation on Doklam: Congress

New Delhi: The Congress on Thursday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj of misleading the nation over Chinese troops occupying Doklam plateau, saying Indian security and strategic interests have been compromised. “The satellite imagery and media reports suggest that China has established military establishments in Doklam near Indian borders which […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021