Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday accused Congress-led UPA of entering into a "fraud" and "scandalous" deal with Devas Multimedia by allocating S-band spectrum used by the defence for "pittance".
Between 2017 - 2022, the two political constants in Odisha - CM Naveen Patnaik and PM Narendra Modi - remain. Controversies hit Naveen more than PM Modi. Beneficiaries hold the key
Praying for the long life of the Prime Minister, BJP National Vice President, Baijayant Panda also performed Mahamrityunjay jaap at Jhandewala Devi temple in New Delhi.
The AICC has asked all PCCs in the poll-bound states to assess the situation in their respective states and then take a call on the postponement of rallies and public functions.
Specially-abled World Chess Champion Malika Handa on Sunday (Jan 2) slammed Punjab government in a video alleging apathy and negligence. Punjab’s Sports Minister Pargat Singh allegedly informed her recently that the state cannot give her cash reward or a job as the government doesn’t have any such policy for a deaf and mute person.
The bigger challenge that has emerged before the grand old party Congress is to get the party arranged. After many of its leaders defected to the BJD, the challenges before the seniors now is to enhance the confidence of the workers at the ground level.
Congress leader Bhakta Charan Das warned that if the details of Dibyashankar’s tours and whereabouts from October 1 to 22 was not made public, then the Congress party will take to streets and roll out a Mamita Rath seeking justice for the slain lady teacher.
Congress flag falls off while being hosted by party’s interim chief Sonia Gandhi at AICC office in Delhi.
The Congress president was visibly upset at the faux pas and was seen enquiring a party worker conducting the proceedings whether the flag was firmly in place when she came to unfurl it for the second time.
Congress Leader Sura Routray has strongly condemned the attack by BJD activists on Congress members.
While the dates for the ensuing Panchayat polls in Odisha are yet to be announced, all major political parties in fray have set out on an inauguration spree anticipating enforcement of the model code of conduct (MCC) anytime in the near future.
Congress MP Saptagiri Ulaka raised concerns over alleged involvement of several ministers in criminal cases in the past and levelled allegations that Odisha government has shockingly turned a blind eye to all this.
The Mahatma Gandhi Marg in Bhubaneswar witnessed brutal aggression on Friday after a violent scuffle ensued between Chhatra Congress (NSUI) workers and police while the former was on way to gherao the Odisha Assembly. The activists had launched protest against state (Home) minister Dibya Shankar Mishra seeking his arrest and dismissal over alleged involvement in murder of lady teacher Mamita Meher.
66 minutes! That is all the business the Odisha Assembly has been able to transact in the first six days of its ongoing winter session.
High drama unfolded on the opening day of the winter session of the Odisha Assembly today.
About 14 Opposition parties, including Congress, have announced to boycott the 'Constitution Day' programme.
Ajay Maken, the state in-charge of Rajasthan Congress, who is in Jaipur, will discuss the names of the prospective ministerial candidates with CM Ashok Gehlot.
Responding to Sidhu's remarks, BJP IT Cell head Amit Malviya slammed the Congress high-command for favouring 'Pakistan loving Sidhu over veteran Amarinder Singh'.
In a letter to the party's state unit chiefs, All India Congress Committee General Secretary, K.C. Venugopal said that the celebration on the repeal of all three farm laws by the Central government should reach out to the people and a 'Kisan victory rally' will be organised.
Amid the storm over the Mamita Meher murder case in Odisha politics, the State unit in-charge of the Congress party, Chella Kumar on Friday mounted more attack on the BJD government and its Law Minister, Pratap Jena, over the high profile Mahanga double murder case.
With accusations by Opposition piling up every day, Odisha Home minister Dibya Shankar Mishra has finally opened up and addressed media over his alleged links in the sensational Mamita Meher murder case.
They also charged that some leaders have captured and hijacked the functioning of Congress party in Jammu and Kashmir.
A woman journalist had to bear the brunt of the party workers' anger, as they did not want any media attention on the meeting.
Congress Workers Allegedly Beaten Up By BJD In Presence of Police in Bargarh
Seeking justice for Mamita Meher, people in Kalahandi observed two minutes silence to pray for peace to the departed soul. Notable, senior Congress leader Bhakta Das had earlier appealed to the people to observe silence prayer.