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‘Rift’ In Congress: Youth Congress Office Vandalised In Odisha

Some unidentified miscreants allegedly vandalised the office of the Youth Congress at Congress Bhawan in Bhubaneswar. The incident reportedly took place late night on Tuesday (October 12).

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Congress Bhawan Vandalised In Bhubaneswar, Internal Rift Suspected

Though the exact reason behind the rampaging act is yet to be known, many party insiders believe that it could have been the handiwork of some disgruntled members of the Odisha Youth Congress.

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Faultlines Appear In Odisha Congress As Tara, Pradeep Indulge In Battle Of Words

Odisha Congress unit has hit a new low with senior leaders Pradeep Majhi and Tara Prasad Bahinipati openly indulging in verbal duels

Ex-Odisha Youth Congress President Sangram Jena Dies Of Covid
Ex-Odisha Youth Congress Chief Sangram Jena Succumbs To Covid

Former Odisha Youth Congress president Sangram Jena, passed away during treatment for Covid complications on Thursday. He was 44, his family said.

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Congress MLA Tara Bahinipati Threatens To Quit Post

Senior Odisha Congress leader and Jeypore MLA Tara Prasad Bahinipati on Wednesday threatened to resign from his post blaming indiscipline by the State party unit chief Niranjan Patnaik.

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Odisha Congress Launches Statewide Protest Over Fuel Price Hike From Today

Congress party in Odisha launched State-wide protests against the hike in the prices of fuel and other essential commodities from today which will continue till July 17

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Odisha Congress To Launch Statewide Protest Over Fuel Price Hike From July 7-17

The Congress party in Odisha on Monday announced to launch State-wide protests from July 7 to 17 over the hike in the prices of fuel

Congress Accuses Malkangiri Collector Of Taking Rs 1 Cr Bribe For Passing Tender
Congress Accuses Malkangiri Collector Of Taking Rs 1 Cr Bribe For Passing Tender

Majhi said the luxury SUV which is worth Rs 19 lakh has been purchased in the name of a woman and the Collector used it a day after the lease was passed, Majhi alleged.

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Odisha Congress Protests Fuel Price Hike As Part Of Nation-Wide Stir

The Odisha unit of Congress party today staged symbolic demonstration in front of various filling stations across the State as part of party’s call for nationwide protests over the steep hike in the price of petrol and diesel.

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Cyclone Yaas: Congress Picks Holes In Odisha Govt's Relief Distribution 

The Odisha unit of Congress on Tuesday criticised the State government over the management of cyclone Yaas and relief distribution in the aftermath of the natural calamity.

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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.…

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Odisha Youth Congress Up In Arm Over Hike In Power Tariff

Bhubaneswar: The members of the State Youth Congress on Tuesday staged protest in front of the Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC) and demanded immediate withdrawal of the revised power tariff. While alleging that the Odisha government has increased the tariff to favour a company, the protestors urged the power consumers in the State to support […]

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Odisha Congress Up In Arms Demanding Roll Back Of Farm Bills

Bhubaneswar: As part of its nationwide movement against the passage of farm bills in the Parliament recently, the Odisha unit of the Congress on Monday staged a massive demonstration in Bhubaneswar. Several senior leaders of the party including former State PCC president, Jayadev Jena, Sarat Rout, Pradip Majhi and others took out a rally against […]

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Congress Unlikely To Change Its Leadership In Odisha, Says CWC Member

Bhubaneswar: Even as speculations over change of guard in Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) continues to heat up, senior leader and member of Congress Working Committee (CWC) Rama Chandra Khuntia on Sunday said no such proposal has been made as of now. Asked about whether any discussion on the appointment of new State party chief […]

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BJP Resorting To 'Undemocratic' Means To Destabilise Rajasthan Govt: Odisha Congress Chief

Bhubaneswar: Alleging that the BJP has “put democracy in jeopardy”, the Odisha Congress workers, as part of the party’s nationwide protest, staged a demonstration outside Raj Bhavan here on Monday, claiming that the saffron camp was trying to destabilise the Rajasthan government. Led by Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) president Niranjan Patnaik, the protesters raised […]

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Rajasthan Political Crisis: Odisha Congress Working President Draws Flak For Remarks Against Sonia Gandhi

Bhubaneswar: Resentment is brewing against Odisha Congress working president Pradeep Majhi for his recent statements against AICC chief, Sonia Gandhi over the ongoing political crisis in Rajasthan. Senior Congress leader Tara Prasad Bahinipati today stated that “Pradeep Majhi should be immediately expelled from the party.” Bahinipati further stated that “Be it Pradeep Majhi or anyone […]