NCP leader Patel was a member of the Union Cabinet and served as civil aviation minister from 2004 to 2009 in the first term of the UPA government led by the Congress.
Sambit Patra said previous Congress governments in the country tried to erase the name of Lord Rama from the history of India.
Remaining commercial shops in Emar mutt complex razed; defiant mahant stays put in the dilapidated 12-room structure
Conceding the first set to second world ranker Daniel Bethell of England, Pramod culled all his experience and bounced back to win two successive sets to have an emphatic win.
Odisha Patkura Polls: CM Naveen Patnaik becomes BJD's star campaigner while BJP banks on two Union Ministers
CM Naveen Patnaik, the main vote catcher, is among the 40 ‘star campaigners’ of the BJD while BJP has roped in Union Ministers Dharmendra Pradhan and Pratap Sarangi for Patkura bypolls.
The Congress lodged a complaint with the state chief electoral officer (CEO) on Tuesday saying Patra used Lord Jagannath for political benefit and it is a violation of the model code of conduct.
Nomination of candidates for 10 Lok Sabha seats announced in the first list was on the expected lines.
The case pertains to alleged violation of the model code of conduct by Patra during the 2018 state assembly elections.
'Congress leader Anand Sharma has threatened that officers should stop working against corruption which only shows the mentality of Congress party,' Patra said.
BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra in a press conference read out the "letter" from Michel to AgustaWestland in which he wrote that "all the hurdles in the way of the deal have been dealt with".
Jagdish Tytler, Sajjan Kumar leaving Rajghat is Congress's acceptance of guilt: BJP Spokesperson Sambit Patra
He dubbed the Congress as a "danga master" and sought to know from its leadership as to who on its behalf had ordered the killings of Sikhs in 1984.
Karti was arrested by the CBI at Chennai airport earlier today when he returned from London. He was taken to an undisclosed location and will be later brought to Delhi.