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Tag: Congress Leader

We are a democratic, argumentative family: Sharmistha Mukherjee

New Delhi: Congress leader Sharmistha Mukherjee today said theirs was a “democratic, argumentative family” and she had no problem expressing differences with her father, former president Pranab Mukherjee, in public. It is a lesson she learnt from her father, Sharmistha Mukherjee, who has publicly opposed the former president visiting the RSS headquarters and delivering a […]

Government pocketing profits as crude oil prices fall: Kharge

New Delhi: Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge on Thursday questioned the government on why the benefit of lower crude oil prices was not being passed on to the consumers. He said the government has also slashed funds for all welfare schemes. Raising the issue in the Lok Sabha during zero hour, Kharge said: “Consumers are not […]

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Cong demands CBI probe into Suresh Rout death

Bhadrak: Terming the death of Suresh Rout, a senior Congress leader of Bhadrak district, as a pre-planned murder, the Congress today demanded a CBI probe. “We demand that the police should register a case under section 302 of the IPC and immediately arrest those who are involved in the murder of Rout. Besides, we also […]

Efforts on to take Lulu’s legacy forward

Bhubaneswar: One and a half month after the death of Congress leader Lalatendu Bidyadhar Mohapatra (Lulu), efforts are on to take the firebrand leader’s legacy forward. Led by Lulu’s daughter Upasana and brother Lalitendu, the supporters along with district level workers and senior leaders of the party congregated at the leaders house today. Speaking to […]

Supporters protest Bapi Sarkhel’s arrest

Paradip: Protesting the arrest of Congress leader Bapi Sarkhel, some of his supporters took to the streets at Kujang in Jagatsinghpur district today. Supporters of staged road blockade at Kunjang road by burning tyres. Later, they called off their stir after police intervention. Members of the Congress SC Cell also staged road blockade on the […]

Ex-minister Raghunath Patnaik passes away

Jeypore: Senior Congress leader and former minister Raghunath Patnaik passed away today following a cardiac disease here at a hospital. He was 89. He was admitted to a private hospital here yesterday after he felt difficulties in breathing. He breathed his last this morning during treatment. Patnaik, who was elected to Odisha Assembly six times […]