Home » Politics (page 18)

Politics

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

srikant-sagaria

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 ...

Read More »

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

naveen-patnaik-3-750x430

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 ...

Read More »

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

download

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 ...

Read More »

Former RBI Governor Involved In Drafting Congress Manifesto

download

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 ...

Read More »

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

naba-das-640x388

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 ...

Read More »

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

modi2

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 ...

Read More »

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

WhatsApp-Image-2019-01-08-at-1.09.15-PM-750x430

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 ...

Read More »

BJD senior party leader and former Loisingha MLA joined in Congress.

congress-jana-samabesh-bolangir-640x311

Bolangir:7/1/19: In what could be seen as a jolt to the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD), a senior party leader and former Loisingha MLA  joined in Congress. Ramakanta Seth joined the Grand Old party at the Jagaran Samabesh held at Bolangir Koshala Kala Mandap field in the presence of OPCC chief Niranjan Patnaik and other senior party leaders. The 68-year-old bachelor politician ...

Read More »

BJD leader and MP Bhartruhari Mahtab met Akhilesh Yadav in New Delhi to seek support for passing the Women’s Reservation Bill.

MOHATAB

New Delhi:5/1/19: Senior BJD leader and MP Bhartruhari Mahtab today met former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Samajwadi Party chief, Akhilesh Yadav in New Delhi to seek support for passing the Women’s Reservation Bill. Reportedly, the Samajwadi party chief visited the residence of Bhartruhari Mahtab in New Delhi to hold talks regarding the 33 per cent reservation for women in ...

Read More »

To ensure smooth conduct of simultaneous polls 2019, a meeting was held today at the Secretariat

election

Bhubaneswar:5/1/19: In order to ensure smooth conduct of simultaneous polls 2019, a meeting was held today at the Secretariat to discuss poll expenditure management and the model code of conduct. Among others, Police DG Rajendra Prasad Sharma, Home Department Special Secretary, Crime Branch ADG Santosh Upadhyay and other senior officers of the police department, income tax, and excise department were present ...

Read More »