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Former Bijepur MLA Ashok Panigrahi Quits BJP

Bargarh: Former MLA of Bijepur, Ashok Panigrahi resigned from the primary membership of BJP on Saturday. Panigrahi said he decided to quit as he was ignored by the party leadership. “I resigned on the advice of my supporters because senior...

Bijepur Committed Blunder By Electing Naveen: Dharmendra

Bargarh: Senior BJP leader and Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Friday said the people of Bijepur had made a blunder by electing BJD president and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik in the recent Assembly polls. Addressing a meeting at Gaisilat block,...

Candidates File Nominations For Bijepur Bypoll

Bargarh: Candidates of BJD, BJP and Congress filed their nomination papers for the by-election to the Bijepur Assembly on Monday. Led by the senior leaders and a handful of supporters Congress candidate Dilip Kumar Panda arrived at the office of...

Parties Gear Up For Bijepur By-Polls In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Political activities picked up pace in Odisha with the returning officer notifying the date for the Bijepur Assembly by-election on Monday. The notification came two days after the Election Commission of India announced the by-election to the Bijepur Assembly...

Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee To Be Reconstituted: Niranjan

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) will be reconstituted, the party's state unit president, Niranjan Patnaik, said on Thursday. Niranjan informed that apart from the PCC, all its sub-committees will also be reconstituted as per a directive from the...

Suspended NSUI Convener Threatens To Hurl Eggs At Odisha Cong Chief

Bhubaneswar: A day after being suspended as the convener of National Students’ Union (NSUI), Itish Pradhan on Monday said that the students' wing of the Congress will continue its campaign against the Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) president Niranjan...

General Council Meeting Of Odisha Congress This Month: Niranjan

New Delhi: The general council meeting of Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) will be held between the third and fourth week of September. Briefing media here on Saturday, OPCC president Niranjan Patnaik said that a decision has been taken at...

Niranjan Dismisses ‘Childish’ NSUI Leader’s Charge

Bhubaneswar: Responding to the stinging remarks of National Students’ Union of India (NSUI) convener Itish Pradhan, Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) president Niranjan Patnaik on Friday dismissed those as ‘childish’. “The outburst of Itish shows his frustration. He had contested...

No Aadhaar Link Norm During Congress Membership Drive In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Congress will have no Aadhaar link provision in its membership drive in the state. Informing the media on Monday, senior Congress leader and in-charge of Telangana Rama Chandra Khuntia said the party will launch the membership drive from...

Odisha Ex-Minister Harichandan Named Governor Of Andhra Pradesh

President Ramnath Kovind on Tuesday appointed senior BJP leader and former Odisha minister Biswa Bhusan Harichandan as Governor of Andhra Pradesh. Harichandan is the second person from Odisha to be made a Governor under the Narendra Modi government. In 2015,...

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Another Wanted Criminal Injured in Police Encounter in Choudwar

Choudwar: A day after the encounter of a dreaded criminal, the Choudwar police encountered another wanted criminal in the wee hours of Monday. The injured...
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