The Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) served a letter to Manmath, informing him of the disciplinary action taken against him.
The All India Congress Committee (AICC) clarified that both leaders have been suspended for their anti-party activities.
A couple of days after veteran Congress leader and Jeypore MLA Tara Prasad Bahinipati expressed his dissatisfaction over the PCC office bearers list, senior party leader and Jatani MLA Sura Routray on Thursday expressed open dissatisfaction over the selection of candidates.
Once considered to be one of the most powerful bureaucrats in Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik's government, Bijay Patnaik joined the Congress camp in presence of the party's Odisha in-charge A Chellakumar and the party’s state unit president Sarat Pattanayak.
Senior Congress leader and Rajya Sabha member Mallikarjun Kharge arrived in Bhubaneswar on Friday.Kharge is here to campaign for the position of Congress President.
While the campaign is being planned from Kanyakumari to Kashmir, Congress parliamentarian Rahul Gandhi will participate in the 'padayatra' (foot march). The padyatra will be about 3,500 km long and is scheduled to be completed in around 150 days.
A rally under the leadership of OPCC president Sarat Pattanayak was taken out from the ADM’s office in Bhubaneswar and it culminated at the Raj Bhawan.
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.
OPCC needs immediate change in leadership for good and the All India Congress Committee (AICC) should come up with a permanent solution to the problem plaguing the party...
OPCC president Niranjan Patnaik, however, said that he had tendered his resignation from the PCC chief post after the 2019 debacle.
Bhubaneswar: Amid the sudden spurt in crimes against women and children in Odisha, the State unit of Congress on Friday turned the heat on the BJD government and announced that the party will launch massive state-wide demonstrations over the deteriorating situation. OPCC president Niranjan Patnaik said the Congress will stage peaceful demonstrations in front of […]
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 […]
Bhubaneswar: Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) working president and former MP, Pradeep Majhi on Wednesday courted controversy by blaming AICC chief Sonia Gandhi for the political crisis in Rajasthan. The former Congress MP said that the one who is leading the party is to be blamed for the present situation of Congress as the responsibility […]
Bhubaneswar: Will Niranjan Patnaik continue to be the president of Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) or there will be a change of guard? As intense speculations over the development continue to do rounds in the political circles, Congress MLA Sura Routray on Sunday said that there are as many as 13 candidates in the fray […]
Bhubaneswar: Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) on Sunday targeted Odisha government over the alleged lapses in procurement of COVID-19 PPE kits and demanded resignation of Health Minister Naba Das on moral grounds. State Congress leader Sudarshan Das said that Odisha government procured mask costing Rs 1.5 per piece at Rs 16. Health Minister Naba Das […]
Bhubaneswar: Congress veteran and Jatani MLA Sura Routray took a u-turn from his earlier remarks over gathering of bouncers in Congress Bhavan a few days ago. Going back on his previous comments that he will never tolerate such indiscipline in Congress, Routray surprised everyone by denying involvement of any Congress leaders behind the deployment of […]
Bhubaneswar: A day after ruckus by party members during the extended executive body meeting of the Pradesh Youth Congress, senior Congress leader Sura Routray today said that lack of coordination between AICC and Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) has led to resentment within the party. Amidst the speculations over change of guard in the youth […]
Bhubaneswar: In a bid to revive the Grand Old Party in Odisha, veteran and seasoned leaders of the State unit of Congress met at the party headquarters here in the city to deliberate on the forthcoming selection of a fitting candidate to spearhead the youth wing of the party. As per reports, as applications were […]
Bhubaneswar: The Odisha unit of Congress party will launch a state-wide campaign against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), informed Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee(OPCC) President Niranjan Patnaik. The OPCC chief informed that different programmes will be organised similar to ‘Bharat Bachao’ rally held in Delhi recently. The agitation will be launched after December 28 which is […]
Bhubaneswar: A meeting between OPCC chief Niranjan Patnaik and expelled Congress leader Srikant Jena has fuelled speculations of the latter’s return to the party. During the 11th day post-death rituals of former MLA Brundaban Patra, the OPCC chief was seen having a extended jovial conversation with Jena. While this is said to be the first […]