OPCC chief Sarat to visit all districts of Odisha

Pattanayak said all senior leaders of the party of the area are being involved to make the Bharat Jodo Yatra a success.

published on : 27th September 2022

Odisha Congress chief flays centre, state govt

Despite unprecedented hike in prices of petroleum products and food commodities including edible oil, there was no voice of protest from the Naveen-led government.

published on : 24th September 2022

Odisha Congress urges Rahul to head party again

Stating that Rahul is popular among the people because of his dynamism, Pattanayak said that party workers in Odisha are strongly backing him.

published on : 21st September 2022

Congress targets Odisha govt for failure to protect farmers’ interest

Chairman of the farmers’ wing of the Congress Amiya Patnaik claimed that kharif crop in over 15 lakh hectare acre has been damaged.

published on : 31st August 2022

Congress dissidents in Odisha plan to join AAP

Sources said negotiations between the dissidents and AAP leadership is underway for finalising details about the event.

published on : 29th August 2022

Congress demands all-party meet on flood in Odisha

Alleging that lack of preparedness led to the flood, Pattanayak said crores of rupees were spent on maintenance and repair of embankments by the government.

published on : 27th August 2022

Gone are the heady days for Congress in Odisha

The State Congress always used to have jumbo team of office-bearers not only to strike a balance in representation of different factions but also to weed off dissidence.

published on : 22nd August 2022

CLP to meet on July 2 before budget session

Sources said that resignations of Congress whip in the assembly Tara Prasad Bahinipati and secretary of CLP Mohammed Moquim will be discussed at the meeting.

published on : 1st July 2022

Moquim resigns as CLP secretary

Sources said Moquim was not happy with the appointment of Sarat Pattanayak as the president of Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) as he was an aspirant for the post.

published on : 30th June 2022

From 9 to 90, Congress target for 2024: OPCC chief

However, Congress had made a comeback by winning 88 seats in the 1995 election.

published on : 12th June 2022

Old wine in old bottle: Congress picks Sarat Pattanayak as OPCC president

This is Pattanayak’s second term as OPCC president. He served as the State chief from 2001 to 2004.

published on : 24th May 2022

Changes in Odisha Congress not now

Besides, as the organisational elections of the party will be held next month, there is minimum chance of a change in the OPCC during the period.

published on : 17th May 2022

Odisha: Decision on OPCC president today

The long wait for a change of the Congress State president will at last be over as a decision in this regard is likely to be taken on Monday.

published on : 9th May 2022

Cong leaders summoned to Delhi, meeting on May 5

The issue of a change of guard in the Odisha Congress was unsuccessfully discussed during the three-day visit of state in-charge A Chellakumar here last month.

published on : 4th May 2022

Congress to have three working presidents in Odisha

The Congress is going to adopt the old practice of appointing three working presidents in Odisha in a bid to strengthen the party’s organisation in the State.

published on : 12th April 2022

Central Congress leaders ditched State unit during polls: Suresh

Bahinipati had alleged that Patnaik falls ill whenever there is any election and does not provide any fund to the party candidates. 

published on : 3rd April 2022

Bahinipati demands State Congress chief Niranjan’s resignation

Lack of funds and other resources were major issues for the Congress during the panchayat and urban elections.

published on : 2nd April 2022

Odisha: Senior Congress leaders seek financial support for ULB candidates

Meanwhile, Congress has authorised the presidents of the District Congress Committees (DCCs) to decide candidates for the ULB elections.

published on : 3rd March 2022