Niranjan Patnaik told reporters, “The party will give much more importance to the young guns. The organisational strength of the party will be reinforced and the party is going to fair well in the coming elections.”
The landslide victory of the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) in the recently concluded Panchayat polls in Odisha was on account of the misuse of public money by the party for electoral gains, senior Congress leader Niranjan Patnaik alleged.
While launching a scathing attack on Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that the party has been voted out of power by people across many states in the Country since a long time, including Odisha.
Congress party on Monday alleging that wrong charges were framed against those arrested for opposing Kharasrota mega drinking water project in Kendrapara district.
The Congress party supported by several social organisations observed the bandh in the district headquarters demanding setting up of second All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) of the State in the district.
A top health official of the Odisha government on Monday asserted that there is no shortage of beds for treatment of dengue patients.
Jharsuguda: Brushing aside speculation of quitting the Congress party, Jharsuguda MLA Naba Kishore Das has said that he has no plans to leave the party. In a press statement, Das clarified that he had been a part of the Congress since his college days. “I am inspired by the principles and ideologies of the party. […]
Bengaluru: The ruling Congress party’s richest nominee for the ensuing state Legislative Assembly polls D.K. Shivakumar has declared assets worth over Rs 700 crore, as per the poll affidavit filed on Thursday. According to the nomination papers filed at the Kanakapura Assembly segment in Ramanagara district, about 55 km from Bengaluru, Shivakumar, 55, declared his […]
Nashik (Maharashtra): Citing the example of the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka that killed nearly 300 people, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday claimed that India is now virtually “terror-free” barring some pockets of Jammu and Kashmir. Addressing an election rally at Pimpalgaon in Nashik district, Modi said: “Scores were killed in Sri Lanka […]
Ahmedabad: A court here on Wednesday issued summons to Congress President Rahul Gandhi in a suit filed by a BJP member accusing him of making defamatory statements against the party President Amit Shah at a poll rally in Madhya Pradesh last month. The case was filed by Krishnavadan Brahmbhatt, a BJP corporator from the city’s Khadia […]
New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) mastered the art of influencing voters via social media platforms in Lok Sabha elections and WhatsApp has been their favourite medium simply because of its massive reach, Congress Party leader Shashi Tharoor has said. In a commentary piece in Channel News Asia on Sunday, Tharoor said WhatsApp is the […]
Amethi: Amethi, on Thursday, snapped its 39 years long relationship with the Gandhi family — a relationship that was filled with emotions and nurtured with emotions. The victory of BJP’s Smriti Irani and defeat of Rahul Gandhi is not just the result of an electoral battle — it is much more than that. Bechu Khan, […]
New Delhi: Heads are expected to roll in the Congress following the party’s dismal performance in the just-concluded Lok Sabha elections where it won just 52 seats, just 8 more than what it managed in 2014. A party source told IANS: “Many General Secretaries and state unit chiefs could face the heat as the party […]
New Delhi: Congress President Rahul Gandhi said on Wednesday that he was no longer the party chief and that he was to blame for its rout in the Lok Sabha elections. “As President of the Congress party, I am responsible for the loss of the 2019 election. Accountability is critical for the future growth of our […]
New Delhi: The Congress on Tuesday appeared divided on the issue of revoking Article 370 and bifurcating Jammu and Kashmir, with many leaders speaking in favour of the move although senior leaders have opposed the idea. Senior party leader and Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad criticized party colleagues backing the […]