The stepping down of Tara Bahinipati from the chief whip post when there is growing demand for change in guard in the State unit of Congress has created buzz in the political circles.
The infighting among the Congress leaders was made public on Monday after the Koraput district Congress chief accused OPCC chief Niranjan Patnaik of causing a rift in party
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.
Bhubaneswar/UP: Moments after senior Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and other party workers were detained in Greater Noida on Thursday on charges of violation of prohibitory orders while on way to Hathras to meet the family of ‘gang rape’ victim, protests erupted in several parts of Odisha over alleged high handedness of police […]
Bhubaneswar: During the Assembly session today, Congress MLA Tara Bahinipati alleged that a Pakistani resident is a stakeholder in Care Hospitals and also accused that the hospital is involved in illegal kidney transplantation. “Care Hospitals is involved in illegal kidney transplantation and it has links with a Pakistani man,” alleged Bahinipati. Speaking on the issue, […]
Bhubaneswar: After being appointed as the interim president of the All India Congress Committee (AICC), Sonia Gandhi has summoned senior party leaders from Odisha and other parts of the country for a meeting on August 22. Though there is no clarity on the agenda of the meeting, it is believed that Sonia will try to […]
Bhubaneswar: Cases have been registered against as many as 24 government officials and three public representatives in connection with the corrupt PC (percentage commission) practice in government works, informed Panchayati Raj minister Pratap Jena to the Odisha Assembly today. Responding to a question, the minister said that cases pertaining to PC collection were registered in […]
Bhubaneswar: The industrialisation overdrive by Odisha is yet to germinate on the ground. During the last ten-year period, Odisha Government had inked a whopping 301 MoUs but a mere 51 had started their operations in the State. Moreover, while the investment commitments made have touched over Rs 5.5 lakh crore, the actual realisation till date […]
Jeypore: Tension erupted in Jeypore Town today after locals gheraoed the Sadar Police Station protesting police inaction in a theft case. Hundreds of villagers of Kundurukhal led by Congress leader and Jeypore MLA Tara Prasad Bahinipati marched towards the police station and raised slogans protesting police inaction in connection with a theft case. According to […]
Jeypore: Alleging police inaction in the gang rape incident of Kunduli in Koraput, the Congress has called for a seven-hour ‘peaceful bandh’ in the district tomorrow. “The bandh will be observed in a peaceful manner. We urge the people to support the move of Congress. All government offices, schools & colleges and business establishments will […]
Bhubaneswar: With the support of the BJP, the Opposition Congress today grilled the government in Assembly over growing collection of ‘PC’ in State even as Opposition chief whip Tara Prasad Bahinipati threatened to follow ‘assault formula’ to stop the practice. “Collection of ‘PC’ is rampant in the Third Floor (read Secretariat). So, the officials there […]
Bhubaneswar: A day after an under-construction flyover collapsed in Bomikhal area of Bhubaneswar, the Odisha Assembly today witnessed unruly scenes over the matter with Congress chief whip Tara Bahinipati along with party legislators moving to the House well and demanding the Chief Minister’s resignation. Unable to run the House, Speaker Pradip Amat had to adjourn […]
Bhubaneswar: The disciplinary committee of Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) served show cause notice to three senior leaders of the party including two MLAs for their public statement against party leadership over Congress’ debacle in panchayat elections. The Committee issued the notice for the second time asking the three leaders- Anant Sethi, Tara Prasad Bahinipati […]
Bhubaneswar: After the Holi break, the Odisha Assembly began on a stormy note on Monday with Opposition Congress members demanding a statement from the chief minister on the steps the government had taken against the anti-socials who had allegedly raped a college girl inside a running car six days ago. Unable to run the proceedings, […]