Tag: Niranjan Patnaik

Congress Bhawan Odisha
Can ‘one family one ticket’ get Odisha Congress out of labyrinth, experts opine otherwise

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.”

  • Monday, 16 May 2022
Congress MLA Narasingha Mishra
Rahul Gandhi’s mantra of unity and discipline will resurrect Congress in Odisha: Narasingha Mishra

The Congress delegation on Tuesday returned from a two-day trip to New Delhi where they met Rahul Gandhi to discuss issues pertaining to the party's Odisha unit and its leadership.

  • Tuesday, 10 May 2022
OPCC chief expresses ignorance on quitting of party posts by 2 senior leaders 
OPCC chief expresses ignorance on quitting of party posts by 2 senior leaders 

Niranjan Patnaik said he has no knowledge about resignation of Jeypore MLA Tara Prasad Bahinipati from party chief whip post and Narasingha Mishra from the position of legislative party leader.

  • Thursday, 28 April 2022
Suresh Routray
OPCC show-cause notice: MLA Suresh Routray refuses to make apology for 'slip of tongue'

Routray, who often remains in news for his unserious remarks, had recently triggered a row by claiming that Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik takes the final call with respect to the selection of OPCC president

  • Wednesday, 27 April 2022
Niranjan Patnaik
Ready To Quit OPCC President Post Whenever AICC Wants: Niranjan Patnaik

State unit president Niranjan Patnaik said he is ready to quit his post whenever the All India Congress Committee (AICC) wants

  • Thursday, 14 April 2022
Offering To Quit As Odisha PCC Chief Since 2019: Niranjan Patnaik
Offering To Quit As Odisha PCC Chief Since 2019: Niranjan Patnaik

Niranjan Patnaik hailed the move of the party president seeking resignation for poor performance in Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Goa, and Manipur as exemplary step. 

  • Wednesday, 16 March 2022
Odisha Congress Chief Niranjan Patnaik
We’re Not Given A Level Playing Field, Says Niranjan Patnaik On Congress’ Panchayat Poll Debacle

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.

  • Tuesday, 01 March 2022
OPCC chief extends support to farmers’ agitation

Cuttack: Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) chief Niranjan Patnaik on Friday extended support to the agitation launched by farmers under the aegis of Naba Nirman Krushak Sangathan (NNKS) demanding price, prestige and pension. Patnaik also joined the farmers’ padyatra, which reached Cuttack yesterday, and said: “The farmers are not affiliated to any political party and […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
Congress team examines Gurupriya bridge

Chitrakonda: Just days after allegations about the faulty design of the newly inaugurated Gurupriya bridge started to make rounds, a team of Odisha Congress led by the OPCC chief Niranjan Patnaik today took stock of the bridge. After reviewing the situation, the team alleged the state government’s negligent attitude and corruption has resulted in the […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
Rahul likely to visit Odisha in October, November

Bhubaneswar: Rahul Gandhi is likely to visit Odisha in the months of October and November, Odisha Congress chief Niranjan Patnaik informed today. “Most likely, Rahul is coming to Odisha in October. He may also visit Odisha in November as well. This has been tentatively decided,” Patnaik said. Patnaik, who met Rahul in New Delhi, said […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
Rahul Gandhi’s recent visit seen as morale-booster for Odisha Congress

Bhubaneswar: Congress President Rahul Gandhi’s fierce speech in Bhubaneswar yesterday has apparently infused life into the party workers. After party president’s visit, Congress leaders and party workers are leaving no stone unturned to relay the message of their leader to the people of Odisha. During his visit, Congress president had encouraged his party members by […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Odisha govt submits expenditure details of Gurupriya bridge to Centre

Rourkela: The Odisha government on Thursday submitted the details of expenditure incurred during construction of the Gurupriya bridge to the Centre. Other important information related to the project were also submitted to the Centre by the State Works Department. The Union Home Ministry had sought a reply from the Odisha government regarding the bridge on […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Odisha govt's own food security scheme is politically motivated: OPCC chief

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) president Niranjan Patnaik on Tuesday trained his guns on the State government alleging that the ruling BJD is indulged in vote-bank politics and its own food security scheme is a political move to woo voters. Speaking on the sidelines of the 150th Gandhi Jayanti celebrations at Swaraj Ashram in […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Tirkey Das join Congress
Biramitrapur MLA, Mahanadi Bachao Andolan Convenor join Congress

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: Biramitrapur MLA George Tirkey and convenor of Mahanadi Bachao Andolan Sudarshan Das on Wednesday officially joined Congress at New Delhi in presence of All India Congress Committee (AICC) president Rahul Gandhi. Welcoming Tirkey and Das to the party fold, Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) chief Niranjan Patnaik said that the joining of of […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
2019 election results in Odisha, split voting
Odisha seeks draft election management plan from collectors

Bhubaneswar: Amid speculations of early and simultaneous elections in the country, Odisha government on Monday directed all the district collectors to submit draft election management plans by September 30, 2018. While the first-level checking of the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) and Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) machines in all the districts across the State […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021