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‘I Love You Sura Babu’
Congress MLA Sura Routray Odia Music Video Cover!

After being successful in politics, Congress leader Sura Routray has been dabbling in singing and acting. Sura, who is frequently in news for his blatant statements, is now going to feature in a video cover of Odia music album ‘To Prema Re Padigali Re’.

Sura – No Naveen – Thanks
Sura Routray Got BJD Offer 19 Yrs Ago! He Said No, CM Naveen Responded With Thanks

19 years ago, I was offered to join BJD. I have always shared a cordial relationship with Naveen Patnaik. Whenever I go to meet him, he allows. Whenever I have sought help for any work, he has done that.

Mo Bus
'Give 18K Salary' - Mo Bus Drivers Launch Protest In Bhubaneswar

The 'Mo Bus' services in the capital city were severely hit on Monday (August 2) after over a hundred employees staged a protest demanding pay hike.

Congress Mocks Odisha Govt With ‘Boat Protest’ Against Waterlogging In Bhubaneswar
Congress Mocks Odisha Govt With ‘Boat Protest’ Against Waterlogging In Bhubaneswar | WATCH  

Congress MLA Suresh Routray said several places in the city like NH- in front of ISKCON temple, Patia, Nayapalli, Rasulgarh, Bomikhal, Baragada, Laxmisagar and Old Town went under water due heavy downpour recently.  

Sura Routray
Sura Pitches For Central University Tag To Utkal, Other Demands Before 3 Union Ministers From Odisha

Senior Congress leader and MLA Suresh Routray urged the Central government to take immediate measures to recognize Utkal University as a central university and also made a host of demands before the newly inducted three union ministers from Odisha.

Bhubaneswar Minor Girl Gang Rape Case
Bhubaneswar Gang Rape Case: 'Arrest Of OTV Employees Selective Prosecution, Publicity Stunt'

Bhubaneswar: Senior leaders of the Opposition BJP and the Congress came together on Monday to condemn the arrest of two security personnel and an equal number of OTV employees by the State Crime Branch in connection with the case of the alleged gang rape of a minor girl in Bhubaneswar. Coming down heavily on the […]

Revive Industry, Don't Force Us To Commit Suicide - Threaten Jatra Artistes In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Completely rattled by the pandemic and a subsequent lockdown along with Covid-induced restrictions, the Jatra artistes have now hit the streets seeking revival of the industry. Led by popular Jatra actress Rani Panda, the association members staged a demonstration at the Lower PMG in Bhubaneswar demanding the State government to allow resumption of opera […]

River Embankment Damage: BJD MLA & JE Responsible, Says Sura Routray

Bhubaneswar: Politics is now active over the breach of an embankment on the Kelua river in Ramapur area, under Dharmasala block, which was allegedly blown off using dynamites during the recent floods in Odisha. Congress MLA Suresh Routray on Thursday trained guns on the Odisha government, holding BJD MLA Pranab Kumar Balabantaray and Junior Engineer […]

Sura Routray Slams Chief Minister Over His Puri Visit

Bhubaneswar: Senior Congress leader Sura Routray came down hard on Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik here on Sunday over the timing of his Puri visit alleging that it was meant for gaining political mileage ahead of the ensuing by-elections in Tirtol and Balasore Sadar. “The Chief Minister was confined to his room for the last seven […]

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 […]

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 […]

Odisha By-elections
Change Of Guard In Odisha Congress Likely, ‘13 Leaders In Fray For Chief Post’

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 […]

Bouncers In Congress Bhavan: Sura Takes U-Turn, Says It’s An Opposition Ploy

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 […]

AICC, Odisha Congress Lack Coordination: MLA Sura Routray

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 […]

Where Will Muslim Refugees Go If India Won't Accept Them: Odisha Congress MLA

Bhubaneswar: After raising voice against the Citizen Amendment Act (CAA) & National Register of Citizens (NRC), senior Congress leader and Jatni MLA Sura Routray slammed the central government over implementation of National Population Register (NPR) in the country. Sura said, “We’ll go to every panchayat, every block in every district of Odisha to create mass […]

Odisha Congress MLA Sura Routray Threatens Self-Immolation

Bhubaneswar: Senior Congress leader and Jatani MLA Sura Routray threatened self-immolation in front of Naveen Niwas if his demands that include relocation of the dumping yard in Daruthenga are not fulfilled within 35 days. The ultimatum came today at a presser, where the veteran Congress leader alleged government apathy towards the development of his constituency […]

Eviction Drive Near Lingaraj Temple Suspended After Traders' Protest

Bhubaneswar: The ongoing eviction near Lingaraj temple in Bhubaneswar was temporarily suspended by the authorities after local traders gheraoed Lingaraj Police station and staged a massive demonstration on Tuesday. Hundreds of traders staged the demonstration as they alleged that the eviction drive was launched by the authorities without holding any talks or rehabilitation. Though the […]

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 […]

286 cases of atrocity against elderly parents registered in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Members of both the Opposition and ruling party today expressed displeasure in the State Assembly over safety of senior citizens. Responding to a question by the Opposition, Social Security Minister Ashok Panda said that as many as 286 cases of atrocity against elderly parents were registered, of which verdict of 119 cases is out […]

Ruling-BJD MLA exposes flaw in Cyclone Fani house damage survey

Bhubaneswar/Puri: The members of Opposition parties and ruling- BJD MLA Pradeep Maharathy criticized the State government in the Odisha Assembly on Monday over Cyclone Fani relief and restoration. While Congress and BJP members alleged that the Naveen Patnaik-led government has failed to provide adequate relief to the cyclone Fani victims, Maharathy said there was some […]

BJP to don LoP mantle for first time in State polity!

Bhubaneswar: With the 16th Odisha Assembly all set to commence its first session soon, in a first the State Assembly will see the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) donning the mantle of State’s main opposition party. The party has dislodged the Congress party to occupy the coveted LoP (Leader of Opposition) chair this time. Post the […]

War of words ensues between Congress leaders

Bhubaneswar: Infighting has returned to haunt Odisha Congress with senior leaders now engaged in a fresh ‘verbal duel’ that is now likely to adversely affect efforts of the high command to resurrect the grand old party here in the State. This time Congress Chief Whip Tara Prasad Bahinipati has once again spewed venom against Odisha […]

No rat in Odisha Congress: Suresh Routray

Bhubaneswar: A day after former Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) chief Niranjan Patnaik stirred up a hornet’s nest saying there are rats in the party, senior Congress leader Suresh Kumar Routray dismissed the statement of Patnaik and said there are no rats in the party and all partymen are gentlemen. “If anybody wants to see […]