Niranjan Patnaik said he has no knowledge about resignation of Jeypore MLA Tara Prasad Bahinipati from party chief whip post and Narasingha Mishra from the position of legislative party leader.
While, the police have claimed that they were forced to resort to lathi charge as the activists hurled stones at them, Bahinipati challenged the Police Commissioner
Congress MLA Tara Prasad Bahinipati on Saturday sprinkled Ganga Jal on the Assembly floor in a bid to ‘purify’ the Assembly, accusing MoS (Home) Dibya Shankar Mishra of polluting Odisha Assembly by putting his steps inside the House.
Bhubaneswar: Demand for conferment of highest civilian award of the country ‘Bharat Ratna’ on legendary leader Biju Patnaik has gained momentum. While former Union minister Dilip Ray expressed his disappointment for not conferring the Bharat Ratna on Biju Babu, Congress chief whip Tara Prasad Bahinipati stated the highest civilian award should be given to the […]
Bhubaneswar: Targeting the State government over tardy pace of paddy procurement and delay in opening of mandis, Opposition Chief Whip Tara Prasad Bahinipati today threatened that the Congress will take to streets in two days if the government fails to resolve the issue of farmers at the earliest. Bahinipati alleged the paddy procurement process could […]
Bhubaneswar: Upping his ante against the State government, Congress chief whip Tara Prasad Bahinipati today demanded CBI probe into the allegations of irregularities in ‘daru’ (holy log) selection. Alleging that some influential people are involved in the matter, Bahinipati stated truth will come out once the central investigating agency conducts a probe. “Undoubtedly Jagannath lovers […]
Bhubaneswar: With the BJP and the BJD finding a common ground on the National Register of Citizens (NRC) issue, the Congress in Odisha seems to be visibly flustered. Congress alleged that it is a deviation of BJD from its oft-cited ‘equidistance’ policy as far as political alliances go. Congress Leader and Opposition party chief whip, […]
Bhubaneswar: Congress President Rahul Gandhi’s fierce speech in Bhubaneswar yesterday has apparently infused life into the party workers. After party president’s visit, Congress leaders and party workers are leaving no stone unturned to relay the message of their leader to the people of Odisha. During his visit, Congress president had encouraged his party members by […]
Koraput: Congress Koraput MLA Krishna Chandra Sagaria today expressed his displeasure on Meenakshi Bahinipati being reappointed as the District Congress Committee President. Terming it “worthless,” Sagaria pointed out that Meenakshi had not supported the party during elections. Tara too, after being denied a ticket by Congress had jumped to BJP, but was later re-inducted in […]
Bhubaneswar: Senior BJD leader and former minister Damodar Rout proposed implementation of ‘no work, no pay’ rule in the Odisha Assembly after another session of the House on Wednesday witnessed repeated adjournments amid ruckus created by opposition party leaders over various issues. Rout said the legislators should be paid according to their work; receiving full […]
Bhubaneswar: There has been a disconcerting rise in crime against teenage girls in Odisha over the last few days. While lives of these girls are at stake, no noticeable steps seem to have been taken to curb such atrocities. Today, body of a minor girl was recovered by police from a cashew orchard near Gadaharishpur […]
Jeypore: Resentment is brewing among residents as the work for the much awaited new bus stand project is yet to take off in Jeypore. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik had laid the foundation stone for the new bus stand in December 2016. As per proposals, the new bus stand would come up at old OSRTC garage, […]
Bhubaneswar: Prasad Harichandan resigned as the President of Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) on Wednesday owing moral responsibility for party’s defeat in the Bijepur by-election, senior party leader, Suresh Kumar Routray confirmed today. “He is an educated person, a gentleman and he has high organisational and intellectual capabilities. Therefore, he tendered his resignation owing moral […]
Bhubaneswar: Many senior leaders from BJP and Congress will join BJD soon, said Panchayati Raj minister Pradeep Maharathy today. “Leaders from both BJP and Congress, those who have power and public support, will join the ruling party,” said Maharathy. Besides, questioning the leadership of BJP and Congress in the State, Maharathy raised doubts over an […]
Jeypore: Demanding a complete ban on liquor in undivided Koraput district, Congress leader and Jeypore MLA Tara Prasad Bahinipati and his supporters continued their dharna for the second day in Borigumma today. Bahinipati along with party activists and locals staged the protest urging Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to announce a ban on liqour in undivided […]