Police arrested several Congress activists including Sarat Patnaik, Prasad Harichandan, Jaydev Jena and several senior Congress leaders.
Priyanka Gandhi, who resisted her detention jostling with cops for 20 minutes, was lifted, dragged, shoved into a police car and taken away.
Apart from the police personnel, there is also a heavy presence of paramilitary and Rapid Action Force.
The Congress will start its day with party General Secretary Ajay Maken addressing a press conference at 9 a.m. on Monday.
Hundreds of activists of the Odisha Chhatra Congress along with senior party members launched a statewide protest by gheraoing SP offices on Tuesday (Dec 14) over alleged police brutality. The Congress workers also staged a dharna in front of DCP office in Bhubaneswar and Cuttack today.
The protest by the Congress MLA from Barabati-Cuttack Mohammed Moquim coincided with the visit of CM Naveen to the Millennium city of Cuttack to distribute BSKY smart cards and launch several development projects.
The Lower PMG square in Bhubaneswar turned into a battlefield after several workers of Odisha Student’s Congress scuffled with the police on Friday (Dec 10)
Members of the Chhatra Congress took out a rally to gherao the camp office of the State Director General of Police (DGP) and Naveen Niwas, the official residence of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. However, the activists were stopped by the police midway near Forest Park.
The cry for justice for murdered lady teacher Mamita Meher intensified across Odisha. Opposition BJP took out a march in Bhubaneswar against CM Naveen Patnaik’s visit to Bhawanipatna and burnt his effigy in protest.
Senior Congress leader Bhakta Charan Das warned that protest will continue until justice is delivered to the deceased lady teacher and her family.
Youth Congress scuffles with police during protest demanding action against minister in Mamita murder case.
The Congress members on Wednesday released fishes on the waterlogged STI overbridge protesting the civic body's lacklustre attitude towards the drainage system in the Steel City
Bhubaneswar: As part of the protest called by All India Congress Committee (AICC) president Rahul Gandhi to protect and promote communal harmony across the country in wake of caste violence during the April 02 Bharat Bandh, Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) observed a day-long fast across the State today. Congress supporters across the State sat […]
Congress MLA Suresh Routray said several places in the city like NH- in front of ISKCON temple, Patia, Nayapalli, Rasulgarh, Bomikhal, Baragada, Laxmisagar and Old Town went under water due heavy downpour recently.
Nabarangpur: After months of complaints fell on deaf ears, the Congress activists of Nabarangpur district on Saturday staged an agitation and blocked roads demanding sanitation and resolving the garbage dumping issue in the area. They also went on to dump garbage of the town right outside the collector’s office. Alleging negligence by officials concerned, the […]