Demonetisation responsible for economic downturn: Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee

Mishra said in 2014 when the Congress led UPA exited from power at the Centre, the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) was nearly eight per cent.

published on : 9th November 2020

Congress seeks clarification on diversion of GST fund

When Opposition political parties including Congress are trying to raise the issue at the national and state level, the BJD is trying to suppress the issue, he said.

published on : 27th September 2020

Balasore bypoll: Congress in a dither over selection of candidate 

The ensuing bypoll to Balasore Assembly seat has become more interesting with Congress dithering over the choice of candidate.

published on : 20th September 2020

Congress left with only three office-bearers in Odisha

Factional fight in the State unit has also affected functioning of the frontal organisations.

published on : 31st July 2020

After OPCC working president Majhi’s anti-Sonia statement, Bahinipati demands his expulsion

Taking strong exception to such a statement from Majhi, Congress whip in Assembly and the tribal leader’s rival in Koraput politics Taraprasad Bahinipati has demanded his immediate expulsion.

published on : 18th July 2020

Demand for ouster of Odisha Congress chief Niranjan Patnaik resurfaces again

Senior Congress MLA Suresh Routray said that 13 senior leaders, including some former presidents of the OPCC, are in the race for replacing Patnaik.

published on : 13th July 2020

OPCC president Niranjan Patnaik flays government austerity measures

Niranjan Patnaik demanded that people should be taken into confidence about the financial condition of the State.

published on : 11th July 2020

Congress seeks Governor's action on alleged scam on procurement of COVID-19 masks, PPE; BJD denies

However, the ruling BJD dismissed the allegations as baseless. BJD spokesperson Sasmit Patra maintained that the Government never paid a single penny beyond the actual rate.

published on : 12th June 2020

COVID-19 lockdown: OPCC chief seeks deadline to bring all Odisha migrants back home

So far, over 2.14 lakh migrant workers have returned to Odisha since May 3 by trains, buses and other vehicles.

published on : 23rd May 2020

Congress questions Odisha government's COVID-19 spending

Government has made a provision for establishing an isolation centre in each of panchayats by spending Rs 5 lakh. 

published on : 12th April 2020