Tag: Pcc President

Odisha PCC Chief Should Be Chosen From Elected MLAs: Congress MLA Tara Prasad
Odisha PCC Chief Should Be Chosen From Elected MLAs: Congress MLA

The senior Congress MLA further clarified that it is was his personal view. "I will certainly rake up the issue and put forth this demand before the Odisha-in-charge and other officials of the party."

  • Thursday, 07 April 2022
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
Congress legislative party favours Niranjan Patnaik as OPCC President

Bhubaneswar: The demand for change in guard in the Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) has intensified with three heavyweight Congress leaders supporting Niranjan Patnaik who is in a race with Bhakta Charan Das as the new PCC chief. As per sources, All India Congress Committee (AICC) Vice President Rahul Gandhi has also been informed about […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Lulu’s salvo exposes Congress in-fighting again

Bhubaneswar: The intra-party fighting in Congress once again came to fore on Monday after senior leader Lalatendu Bidyadhar Mohapatra (Lulu) raised the matter of lack of coordination in the party. “There is a communication gap and lack of co-ordination among the senior leaders. It is not possible on the part of All India Congress Committee […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Clash at Congress meet leaves two injured

Bhadrak: The simmering intra-party tensions in the Congress boiled over in the form of a group clash during a party meeting at Bhadrak this morning. According to reports, a constituency-wise panchayat members’ meeting in the presence of PCC president Prasad Harichadan and AICC secretary and Odisha in-charge BK Hariprasad was underway at the Town Hall […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Congress denies infighting figured in closed door meeting

Bhubaneswar: A closed door meeting of the State Congress with sitting MLAs of the party has fuelled speculation that the meeting had been convened to discuss intra-party fighting and demand to replace the Opposition chief whip. The party top brass, however, has rejected the claim saying that the discussion at the meeting centred around the […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Elections 2019: Rift in Odisha Congress after Rahul announces new team

Bhubaneswar: Amidst talks of early elections, the All India Congress Committee (AICC) on Wednesday announced a new team of Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC). However, it has led to dissidence within the party after many leaders have been left out. While many alleged that the PCC list includes people who are close to the party’s […]

  • Thursday, 01 July 2021
OPCC asks five questions to Amit Shah

Bhubaneswar: A day before the BJP rally here, the opposition Congress today put five questions to the visiting ruling party president Amit Shah. Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee president Prasad Harichandan in a statement said he had asked five questions expecting reply from BJP president Amit Shah during his rally tomorrow.Ridiculing the Central government over demonetisation […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
Heads expected to roll in Congress after election rout

New Delhi: Heads are expected to roll in the Congress following the party’s dismal performance in the just-concluded Lok Sabha elections where it won just 52 seats, just 8 more than what it managed in 2014. A party source told IANS: “Many General Secretaries and state unit chiefs could face the heat as the party […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
Revolt In Odisha Congress: Meet Sonia Gandhi, Sura Routray Advises Leaders

Bhubaneswar: Amidst the ongoing infighting and alleged conspiracy for a change of guard in the grand old party in Odisha, senior leader Sura Routray on Thursday advised leaders to meet Sonia Gandhi. The advice came a day after some leaders of the party congregated at Bhubaneswar Panthanivas and threw weight behind Barabati-Cuttack MLA Mohammad Moquim […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
Odisha: Attack Bid On PCC President Niranjan Patnaik In Keonjhar, FIR Lodged

Keonjhar: In yet another instance of growing political violence in Odisha, unidentified miscreants allegedly attempted to attack Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) President Niranjan Patnaik on Sunday. As per preliminary reports, four to five miscreants intercepted Patnaik’s vehicle during his visit to Keonjhar district today. The incident occurred near Kashipur under the Town Police limits. The […]

  • Tuesday, 06 April 2021