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BJD has decided to support NDA candidate Om Birla for the post of Lok Sabha Speaker.

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New Delhi: 18/6/19:The Biju Janata Dal (BJD) has decided to support NDA candidate Om Birla for the post of Lok Sabha Speaker. The decision to this effect was taken at the BJD Parliamentary Party meeting here on Tuesday. Talking to mediapersons after the meeting, leader of the BJD Parliamentary Party, Pinaki Mishra said that the Centre had sought the support ...

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Congress has named senior lawmaker Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury as its leader in Lok Sabha

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New Delhi: 18/6/19:The Congress has named senior lawmaker Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury as its leader in Lok Sabha on Tuesday. This was decided at a strategy session this morning. Reports said the party took the decision after failing to convince Rahul Gandhi to take up the post. Gandhi and his mother UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi were present at the strategy session, ...

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Former Paralakhemundi MLA K Surya Rao resigned from the primary membership of Congress

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Bhubaneswar:11/6/19: In a fresh setback to Congress in Odisha, former Paralakhemundi MLA K Surya Rao on Tuesday resigned from the primary membership of the party. The former legislator submitted his resignation letter to Congress President Rahul Gandhi citing that the Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) ignored his contribution and services. In his resignation letter, Rao alleged that the party made ...

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Odisha unit BJP held a grand felicitation programme for Union Ministers

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Bhubaneswar: 8/6/19:After the formation of PM Modi-led NDA Government at the Centre for the second consecutive term on May 30, Odisha unit BJP today held a grand felicitation programme for Union Ministers Dharmendra Pradhan and Pratap Sarangi as well as the newly-elected party MPs from Odisha and also the new party MLAs. Earlier in the day, the two Union Ministers were ...

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BJD supremo and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik vacated Bijepur Assembly constituency

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Bhubaneswar:2/6/19: Biju Janata Dal (BJD) supremo and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday retained Hinjili Assembly constituency and vacated Bijepur Assembly constituency in Bargarh district. The letter was received by the speaker of the Odisha Legislative Assembly, Surya Narayan Patro. The Chief Minister expressed his gratitude and thanked the people of Bijepur for all their love and support. Patnaik contested ...

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Sonia Gandhi was re-elected as the leader of the Congress Parliamentary Party

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Newdelhi: 1/6/19:Sonia Gandhi was re-elected as the leader of the Congress Parliamentary Party at a meeting of the newly-elected Congress Lok Sabha MPs in New Delhi today. Her name was proposed by former Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh and supported by all MPs. Congress President Rahul Gandhi thanked the voters and Congress workers. Talking to reporters, party spokesperson Randeep Surjewala ...

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Three West Bengal MLAs, two from TMC and one from CPI(M) join BJP

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Newdelhi:28/5/19:Three West Bengal MLAs, two from TMC and one from CPI(M) today joined the BJP in New Delhi. BJP leader Mukul Roy’s son Subhrangshu Roy who is a TMC MLA from Bijpur seat joined the party. Earlier, he has been suspended by the TMC for his anti-party” activities after the general election results were announced. Beisdes, Bishnupur TMC MLA Tushar ...

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Naveen Patnaik was elected as the leader of legislature party

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Bhubaneswar:26/5/19: Biju Janata Dal (BJD) Supremo Naveen Patnaik was elected as the leader of legislature party here today ahead of formation of new government in Odisha. The elected members of the BJD chose him as their leader at a meeting held at the party office in Bhubaneswar.Shortly after being elected as the party leader, Naveen met Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal to ...

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Biju Janata Dal’s first parliamentary party meeting was held on Sunday

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Bhubaneswar:26/5/19: Biju Janata Dal’s first parliamentary party meeting was held on Sunday at the residence of Odisha Chief Minister (Naveen Niwas) in Bhubaneswar. The meeting was presided by BJD Supremo Naveen Patnaik and comprised of the 12 newly-elected MPs who were fielded by the conch party. Following the high-level meeting, newly-elected MP Chandrasekhar Sahu informed the media that three demands including, ...

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Rahul Gandhi’s offer to resign as Congress president rejected by CWC

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Newdelhi:25/5/19:Congress President Rahul Gandhi’s offer to resign as Party President following Congress debacle in the just concluded Lok Sabha elections has been rejected by the Congress Working Committee, CWC. Briefing media after the meeting of Congress Working Committee in New Delhi, party spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said Rahul Gandhi offered his resignation but it was rejected by the members of CWC ...

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