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Odisha Congress threatens to hurl egg at CM Naveen Patnaik

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Congress on Tuesday targeted Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and threatened to hurl eggs at him for allegedly shielding BMC Mayor Ananta Narayan Jena for his alleged involvement in the Rishi murder case and a controversial sex clip featuring him. Itish Pradhan, State President of the National Students Union Of India (NSUI) on Tuesday said thatContinue Reading…

Police seized Five Vehicles of arrested Congress Leader Ramesh Jena

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Bhubaneswar, Mar 14: Odisha police today seized five more vehicles belonging to arrested Congress leader and former MLA from Sanakhemundi – Ramesh Jena. As per reports, the value of these vehicles would worth more than Rs 2 crores. Out of five one vehicle was seized from the capital city during raids while rest four vehiclesContinue Reading…

Congress ex-MLA Ramesh Jena sent to jail

Ramesh Jena

Bhubaneswar, Mar 8: A former Congress MLA and three others were on Monday sent to jail after their bail petitions were rejected by a local court in Odisha’s Ganjam district. The police presented former MLA Ramesh Jena, his father Arakhita Jena, Bapi Panda and Jackey Patra in the Sub-Divisional Judicial Magistrate’s court here after arresting themContinue Reading…

Pradeep Majhi ensures “truce” between Prasad and Lulu

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Just a few days ago, senior Congress leader Lulu Mohapatra had launched an aggressive campaign with his ‘Egg Attack’ strategy and put the entire BJD leadership on back foot. The Chief Minister and Ministers feared him and his youth brigade with his aggressive attitude. But, Lalu’s rising clout within the Youth and Student Congress cadres,Continue Reading…

Egg Attack and Rise of Lulu Mohapatra in Odisha Politics

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From The Editor’s Desk: Not long ago, Lulu Mohapatra was almost written off while other Congress leaders such as Jayadev Jena, Bhakta Charan Das, Srikant Jena, Pradeep Majhi took the centrestage in Odisha Congress. But, the debacle in 2014 Assembly polls as well as Lok Sabha polls, changed the equation forever. Both Jayadev and SrikantContinue Reading…

Congress not against GST bill: Ramesh

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Bhubaneswar, Jan 11: Senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh on Saturday said his party is not against the Goods and Services Tax (GST) bill, as the BJP says, and instead held Prime Minister Narendra Modi responsible for holding it up. “Congress is not opposed to the GST bill. We want the bill to be passed. But BJPContinue Reading…

‘Congress trying to score political mileage over my statement’

Jual Oram

Bhubaneswar, Jan 4: Union Tribal Affairs Minister Jual Oram on Sunday said the Congress was trying to score political mileage over his statement on the CBI probe into the chit fund and mining scam in Odisha, by distorting its meaning. “The Congress leaders seem not to have carefully examined what I have said and also whatContinue Reading…

Odisha Congress demands to include Real Beneficiaries in NFSA

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Bhubaneswar, Nov 17: Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) alleged that as many as 90 lakh deserving beneficiaries were excluded from the first-phase list of National Food Security Act (NFSA). The NFSA first phase has been rolled out in 14 districts from Monday. Addressing a press conference here, OPCC President, Prasad Harichandan said that around 90Continue Reading…

Odisha Congress holds Farmers Rally in Bolangir

Odisha Congress hols Farmers Rally in Bolangir

Bolangir, Nov 7: Responding to the call given by Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee, a huge rally of people, workers, farmers was held by Congress party in Bolangir on Friday under the leadership of Leader of Opposition Narsingha Mishra. They demanded the state government over proper measures over the farmers’ suicide in the state and demanded toContinue Reading…

Congress Block Gherao turns violent in Koraput; Police detains Five

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Koraput, Nov 7: The Odish Pradesh Congress Committee called block gherao on Friday over the farmers’ suicide in the state. The protest at Lamtaput Block office turned violent in which BDO Bhagawan Behera was injured. The agitators rushed to the block office at Lamtaput, they started ransacking the office and pelted stones as they were notContinue Reading…


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