Tag: Odisha Congress

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'Lives Precious, Not Election': Odisha Congress Urges EC To Put Pipili Bypoll On Hold

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Pradesh Congress on Tuesday demanded postponement of the upcoming Pipili by-election in view of the Covid-19 crisis that has hit the country as well as the State.…

EC Whistles Odisha's Pipili Bye-poll Battle: It's Advantage BJD Vs Resurgent BJP

Bhubaneswar: With the Election Commission of India announcing the poll dates for the bye-elections to the Pipili assembly constituency, Odisha is all set to witness another spectacular political battle soon. As per the ECI notification, the bye-election to the assembly constituency in Odisha will be held on April 17, and the counting will be taken […]

Intra-Party Faction In Odisha Congress Returns As One Group Camps In Delhi For PCC Restructuring
Intra-Party Faction In Odisha Congress Returns As One Group Camps In Delhi For PCC Restructuring

Berhampur: At a time when Odisha Congress has intensified its activities in a bid to infuse life into the party unit in the State, intra-party squabble has once again raised its ugly head. The faction in the party cadres has come to light after a brief lull when a group of senior leaders has camped […]

Odisha Shows Neat Zero Political Murders, But a 'Neat' rise In Personal Enmity cases!

Bhubaneswar: With the advent of New Year, a high-profile murder had rocked Odisha.  The gruesome murder of 73-year old BJP leader Kulamani Baral in the Cuttack district yesterday had triggered a political uproar in the State. The Opposition – BJP and Congress – slammed the BJD for what they call setting off the trend of […]

BJD B-Day: Naveen Plays Women’s ‘Reservation’ To Counter Opposition’s Women’s ‘Safety’

Bhubaneswar: True to his penchant for delivering one-liners to the party rank and file on every foundation day since 2015, Biju Janata Dal (BJD) supremo Naveen Patnaik’s 2020 one-liner is ‘Fight for Women Reservation (or say empowerment)’. With the urban polls round the corner, he exhorted the BJD cadres to make this fight of BJD […]

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BJD Foundation Day: What One-Liner Would Naveen Deliver This Time To Fire Up Cadres

Bhubaneswar: In the last leg of its adolescent years, the ruling BJD, which is in power since the last two-decades, will blow out the candles on Saturday to celebrate its 24th birthday.  With a string of scandals weighing heavily on the cadres’ minds, all eyes are riveted on the BJD patriarch and Chief Minister Naveen […]

Bharat Bandh: Odisha Congress Raises Questions On BJD's Silence

Bhubaneswar: The Congress party in Odisha on Monday raised questions on the silence of the state’s ruling BJD on the Bharat Bandh call given by farmer unions against the Centres new agri-marketing laws on December 8, and described the regional party as part of the BJP. “The BJD’s silence (on the issue) has exposed its […]

Congress Tears Apart Odisha Govt Demanding Exemplary Action Against Ex-Malkangiri Collector

Malkangiri: Congress leader Pradeep Majhi on Sunday lambasted the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) over the conduct of former District Collector of Malkangiri, Manish Agarwal and the Additional Civil Supply Officer, Manoj Pradhan. Addressing a presser at Malkangiri, Majhi, who is acting as the PCC Working President, brought serious allegations of corruption and fraud against the […]

'Custodial' Death: Congress Demands Judicial Inquiry, Calls For Biramitrapur Bandh On Dec 3
'Custodial' Death: Congress Demands Judicial Inquiry, Calls For Biramitrapur Bandh On Dec 3

Rourkela: Sundargarh District Congress on Monday demanded an inquiry by judicial magistrate into the alleged custodial death of a 26-year-old youth at the Biramitrapur police station on November 18. The party called for a bandh in Biramitrapur on December 3 in protest against the alleged police excesses. The party also warned of agitations throughout the […]

Odisha Congress Kicks Off ‘Kheti Bachao Yatra’ To Protest New Farm Laws

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) on Monday kick started ‘Kheti Bachao Yatra’ in the State protesting the Centre’s newly passed farm laws. A tractor rally was organised from Congress Bhawan in Bhubaneswar till Cuttack demanding immediate withdrawal of the newly enacted farm laws. The agitators were however stopped midway at Gopalpur area and not […]