Tag: Cwc

Police, CWC Foil Child Marriage Bid In Khordha, Minor Girl Rescued

Khordha: The Child Welfare Committee (CWC) along with police today foiled a child marriage bid just when a minor girl was being married off in Lokeshwar temple at Palla here. Acting on a tip-off, the CWC and police personnel reached the spot when the marriage was underway and rescued the minor girl and the guy […]

Seven Child Workers Rescued From Eateries In Odisha

Berhampur: Seven child labourers have been rescued from eateries in Baidyanathpur area by a task force set up by the Ganjam district administration in Odisha, officials said. Five children belonged to Ganjam district while the rest were from neighbouring Gajapati district, they said. The task force comprising the district labour officer (DLO), Berhampur, a member […]

Odisha Congress Upbeat After Sonia Gandhi Takes Over As Party's Interim Chief

Bhubaneswar: A day after the Congress Working Committee (CWC) elected Sonia Gandhi as the interim chief of the party, the Odisha unit of Congress is buoyant that the much-needed development will spur the party’s failing prospects both at the State and the national level. After party’s poor show during the recent general elections, while political […]

No surprises. It's Rahul Gandhi again!

New Delhi: Despite the names of veteran leader Mallikarjun Kharge and Mukul Wasnik being thrown up as possible successor to the Congress President’s post, when the state party leaders finally sat down to confabulate and propose the names for the post — it came as no surprise — Rahul Gandhi again! For the grand old […]

CWC urges Rahul to reconsider his decision to quit as party chief

New Delhi: The Congress Working Committee that met on Saturday to decide the successor of Rahul Gandhi again urged him to reconsider his decision and said it was yet to take a final call on his resignation. Addressing mediapersons after the meeting, Congress media in-charge Randeep Singh Surjewala said: “The CWC unanimously appealed to Rahul […]

CWC To Meet Again, Sonia & Rahul Opt Out Of Selection Process

New Delhi: The crucial Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting to choose a new party chief ended on Saturday afternoon, with another meeting scheduled for the evening. Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi have opted out of the process of choosing a name. Emerging from the meeting, UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi told reporters she and Rahul Gandhi […]

Pradhan urges Paswan not to merge CWC Bhubaneswar with Patna region

Bhubaneswar: Senior BJP leader and Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has urged his cabinet colleague Ram Vilas Paswan not to proceed with the proposed merger of Bhubaneswar Central Warehouse Corporation (CWC) with Patna region. Pradhan wrote a letter to Paswan the Union Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution and sought his personal intervention and […]

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CWC to meet on Aug 10 to decide new Working President

New Delhi: The Congress Working Committee (CWC), the party’s top decision making body, will meet on August 10 to decide on a Working President after Rahul Gandhi quit as the President following the party’s dismal show in the Lok Sabha elections. “It has been decided to hold the next CWC meeting on 10th of August […]

Shocking! Minor Boy Subjected To Torture By Grandmom; Video Goes Viral

Balasore: Blowing apart the popular belief that ‘family’ is the ideal place for child’s development in his early days, a woman was caught on camera brutally thrashing her own 7-year-old grandson in Odisha. After being informed, the CWC officials rescued the minor boy and also took his grandmother into custody. The shocking incident has been reported […]

CWC Confirms Sexual Abuse Of Minor Girl By Kalahandi Shelter Home Chief

Kalahandi: The Bolangir Child Welfare Committee (CWC) on Sunday confirmed truth behind the allegations that Saroj Das, the head of Vision, an organization which manages ‘Prayas’ shelter home in Bhawanipatna, sexually abused a minor inmate of the shelter home meant for HIV kids. Bolangir CWC chairperson, Jageswar Mohanty informed that his team has received vital […]

Rahul to continue as Congress chief till CWC decision

New Delhi: Soon after Rahul Gandhi said that he was no longer the Congress chief, party leaders said he would continue as the party President till the Congress Working Committee (CWC) meets and accepts his resignation. The CWC is the party’s top decision-making body, is authrized to start the process of electing Gandhi’s successor. A […]

26 child labourers from Odisha, MP & Jharkhand rescued from Parle-G plant in Chhattisgarh

Raipur/Bhubaneswar: Twenty-six child labourers were rescued from the plant of popular biscuit brand Parle-G here, police said Saturday. A government task force on child labour had received a tip-off that minors were employed at Parle-G factory in Amasivni area, said Vidhansabha Police Station House Officer (SHO) Ashwani Rathore. The task force raided the factory Friday […]

Rahul unlikely to be Leader of Congress in LS, may head CPP

New Delhi: Congress President Rahul Gandhi is unlikely to be the party leader in the Lok Sabha and the post may go to someone else as it happened in the previous Lok Sabha, party sources said on Tuesday. But Gandhi is expected to be the CPP leader. Two senior Congress General Secretaries IANS spoke to […]

CWC did not caste aspersions on any individual, discussed performance: Congress

New Delhi: The Congress said on Monday that the CWC meeting on Saturday held a collective deliberation on the partys performance in the Lok Sabha polls instead of casting aspersions on the role or conduct of any specific individual and any “conjectures, speculations, insinuations, assumptions” in the media about its deliberations were “uncalled for and […]

CWC rejects resignation, but Rahul insists on stepping down

New Delhi: The Congress Working Committee (CWC) on Saturday rejected offer by party President Rahul Gandhi to resign in the wake of the debacle in the Lok Sabha elections but he has been insisting that his resignation is accepted and has not withdrawn his offer to quit. The CWC called for a thorough introspection, complete […]