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Kharasrota Project Protesters Framed Under False Charges, Alleges Congress
Kharasrota Project Protesters Framed Under False Charges, Alleges Congress

Congress party on Monday alleging that wrong charges were framed against those arrested for opposing Kharasrota mega drinking water project in Kendrapara district. 

Sundergarh bandh
12-Hour Sundergarh Bandh Over Demand For 2nd AIIMS Establishment

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.

No Dearth Of Beds To Treat Dengue Patients: Top Health Official
No Dearth Of Beds To Treat Dengue Patients: Top Health Official

A top health official of the Odisha government on Monday asserted that there is no shortage of beds for treatment of dengue patients.  

Suresh Routray
Pipili Bypolls: Delay In Congress' Candidate Announcement Sends Wrong Message, Says Suresh Routray

Bhubaneswar: Targeting his own party, Congress MLA Suresh Routray on Sunday said, inordinate delay in party’s candidate announcement for the impending bypolls of Pipili, is sending a wrong signal to the public. And the sooner they decide upon a name is better for the party. “We have sent five names to party’s central leadership in […]

Anjana Mishra
Anjana Mishra Gang-rape: ‘Biban Biswal Should Be Hanged To Death’

Cuttack: Gang-rape survivor Anjana Mishra has demanded capital punishment for the prime accused, Biban Biswal, who was nabbed from Maharashtra by the Commissionerate Police on Monday, twenty-two years after the horrific crime triggered a political storm in the State. In her first reaction to the arrest, the survivor exclusively told OTV, “I feel he (Biban) […]

Odisha Congress Smells Foul Play Behind Former Zilla Parishad Chairperson Death

Rayagada: The Congress party has raised suspicion over the death of former Rayagada Zilla Parishad president, Purushottam Gamang, who died on December 25 reportedly in a road accident. Claiming that neither there was any injury mark on Gamang’s body nor his bike was broken after the accident; Congress MLA Tara Bahinipati alleged foul play and […]

Priyanka Administers 'Save Constitution' Oath To Party Workers

Lucknow: Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra attended the 135th Foundation Day celebrations of the party here on Saturday and administered the oath of the Preamble of the Constitution to party workers. She is the first from the Nehru-Gandhi family to hoist the party flag at the UP Congress headquarters. Priyanka appealed to the party […]

Eyeing 2022 UP Assembly polls, Congress may elevate Priyanka

New Delhi: Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi is likely to get the major responsibility of reviving the party in Uttar Pradesh where it could secure just one out of 80 seats in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, party sources said. “Priyanka Gandhi can be made the in-charge of entire Uttar Pradesh, keeping an eye on […]

Congress divided over J&K, Azad takes on dissenters

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 […]

Rahul says he is to blame for Congress rout, no longer President

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 […]

Heads expected to roll in Congress after election rout

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 […]

Amethi snaps its 39-year-old ties with Gandhi family

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, […]

BJP mastered WhatsApp elections in India: Shashi Tharoor

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 […]

Ahmedabad court summons Rahul in defamation case

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 […]

India now virtually terror free: Modi

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 […]

Naba Kishore Das
No question of quitting Congress: Jharsuguda MLA Naba Das

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. […]

Karnataka's richest Congress nominee worth Rs 700 cr

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 […]