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Sundargarh MLA Jogesh Singh resigned from the post of MLA

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Bhubaneswar:22/1/19: Senior Congress leader and Sundargarh MLA Jogesh Singh, who had quit the party earlier, has resigned from the post of MLA today. He met Odisha Assembly Speaker Pradip Amat and submitted the resignation letter.On January 18, the Sundargarh MLA had sent his resignation to the AICC President Rahul Gandhi on ‘moral ground’ after he was suspended by Odisha Pradesh Congress ...

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Pranaya Sahu joined the Odisha’s ruling Biju Janata Dal

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Bhubaneswar22/1/19: A day after deserting Congress, Bijepur MLA candidate Pranaya Sahu joined the Odisha’s ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) on Tuesday. Sahu, along with hundreds of his supporters joined the party in the presence of Chief Minister and BJD supremo Naveen Patnaik at his residence (Naveen Niwas) here. In his media reactions, Chief Minister said, “I’m glad Pranaya Sahu and ...

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Samata Kranti Dal and Utkal Bharat-have merged to form a new political front

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Bhubaneswar:22/1/19: With an aim to dethrone the ruling BJD, two regional parties- Samata Kranti Dal and Utkal Bharat-have merged to form a new political front named ‘Odisha Democratic Front’. Informing this at a presser here, leaders of both the parties Braja Kishore Tripathy and Kharabela Swain today said the new political front is aimed at dethroning BJD from power in ...

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AICC dismissed former union minister Srikant Jena and former Koraput MLA KC Sagaria from the party

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Newdelhi:20/1/19:The AICC dismissed former union minister Srikant Jena and former Koraput MLA KC Sagaria from the party on ‘disciplinary ground’, informed Odisha Pradesh Congress disciplinary committee convener Ananta Sethi. Both the leaders have been dismissed from the primary membership of the party for their anti-party remarks in media and comments against the office bearers of the party, Sethi said in ...

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Biju Janata Dal is unlikely to participate in the “united opposition rally” in Kolkata

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Bhubaneswar :18/1/19: The Biju Janata Dal is unlikely to participate in the “united opposition rally” in Kolkata in pursuance of its policy of keeping equal distance from both the BJP and the Congress. The mega rally is being organised by TMC president and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday to show opposition unity ahead of the crucial general election ...

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Congress leader Jogesh Singh resigned from the post of MLA and primary membership of the party

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Bhubaneswar:18/1/19: The Congress leader Jogesh Singh today resigned from the post of MLA and primary membership of the party following suspension. The Sundergarh MLA tendered his resignation to the AICC President Rahul Gandhi on ‘moral ground’. “I tender my resignation from the Indian National Congress party on moral ground. I also tender my resignation from the post of the Member ...

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Former RBI Governor Involved In Drafting Congress Manifesto

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Newdelhi:17/1/19:Former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan has authored a detailed report on the state of employment in India which is to be included as part of the Congress vision document ahead of the elections. Although the report claims it is still unclear if Rajan will either make a direct or indirect entry into politics via the Congress, his report will likely ...

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Jharsuguda congress MLA Naba Kishore Das announced to join the Biju Janata Dal

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Jharsugud:16/1/19: Jharsuguda MLA Naba Kishore Das today resigned from the primary membership of the Congress party and announced to join the Biju Janata Dal (BJD). In his resignation letter addressed to All India Congress Committee (AICC) President Rahul Gandhi, Das has mentioned that people and voters of his area what him to contest the upcoming election from BJD as they want the development of ...

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi criticised the Odisha Government for not being able to spend the District Mineral Fund

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Balangir:15/1/19: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, during his visit to Odisha’s Balangir district today, criticised the State Government for not being able to spend the District Mineral Fund (DMF) for the welfare of tribals. In his speech at a public meeting at the Patharachepa Ground here, which commenced with ‘Jai Jagannath’ and concluded with ‘Bande Utkala Janani’, the PM said, “Odisha has got more than Rs ...

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BJD supremo Naveen Patnaik stage a sit-in protest demanding over paddy MSP hike for farmers.

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Bhubaneswar:8/1/19: Thousands of BJD workers and party leaders congregated at Talkatora stadium in New Delhi today to stage a sit-in protest demanding over paddy MSP hike for Odisha farmers. BJD supremo and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik also joined the dharna and addressed the protest rally. More than 2000 workers of Biju Janata Dal will gherao Parliament today and resort to ...

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