Odisha Congress

Odisha Congress leaders protest police excesses on partymen in Bhubaneswar

Describing the police action as undemocratic, the OPCC president alleged that the Centre is harassing Rahul by using the ED without any good reason.

published on : 17th June 2022

Odisha Congress calls statewide agitation on Thursday

They also announced that party leaders and activists will demonstrate in front of all Central government offices at the district level on June 17 against police atrocity on workers.

published on : 16th June 2022

Odisha Congress to launch padayatra to reconnect with people

OPCC president Sarat Pattanayak will join the party leaders and workers in all the 30 districts and the padayatra will be for 75 kilometers in each district.

published on : 2nd June 2022

Odisha: Congress candidate for Rajgangpur municipal chief post seeks to withdraw from poll race

Sexagenarian Iftekar Ahemad a country liquor baron and Congress president of Rajgangpur town, holds immense influence on Muslim voters of the area.

published on : 14th March 2022

After impressive show in Panchayat elections, Congress ups the ante for urban polls in Koraput

Sources say, though Congress is yet to commence the selection of candidates, election committee members have been asked to kickstart the process at the earliest.

published on : 3rd March 2022

Odisha Panchayat elections: Steel project protest reaps poll dividends for Congress in Erasma block

Outgoing sarpanch of Nuagaon Bidyadhar Mallick said BJD candidates lost the election due to the discontentment among villagers over the proposed steel project.

published on : 2nd March 2022

Odisha Panchayat elections: In her home, slain teacher Mamita Meher’s uncles register wins

Of the 34 zilla parishad zone seats, BJD won an overwhelming 26 seats while the saffron outfit managed just four. Congress which has two MLAs in the district also bagged four zones. 

published on : 2nd March 2022

Odisha Panchayat elections: Stellar show of Congress in Koraput

In face of an unstoppable BJD juggernaut, the Congress has managed to put up an impressive show in the panchayat elections in the tribal-dominated Koraput district.

published on : 1st March 2022

Congress goes downhill but retains strongholds in Odisha panchayat polls

The party has so far won 21 ZP zones and is leading in another 9 in this election till reports last came in. 

published on : 28th February 2022

Elect leaders who believe in Mahatma’s ideals: Congress leader Niranjan Patnaik

Expressing disappointment over violence ahead of the polls, he said political leaders are deviating from the path shown by the father of the nation.

published on : 16th February 2022

BJP outlines corruption, OBC quota as Odisha Panchayat poll planks  

After a two-day churning of the state BJP leadership with district functionaries, the saffron party decided to go to the people with issues over which it had launched state-wide agitation last year.

published on : 14th January 2022

Odisha BJP hints at legal action if State denies quota to OBCs

The BJP has urged the SEC to ensure due representation of OBCs, SCs and STs in three-tier panchayat bodies before announcing dates for the polls.

published on : 11th January 2022

Odisha: Congress to challenge ST reservation in rural polls

Provisions have also been made in Odisha Gram Panchayat Act, 1964 and Panchayat Samiti Act, 1959 for reservation of seats for STs.

published on : 3rd January 2022

Odisha: Congress threatens to shut down Koraput, gherao Naveen Nivas

Political storm over Bamunigaon rape case intensified further with Congress threatening to hit the streets if police failed to nab the culprits involved in the crime. 

published on : 1st January 2022

Odisha Congress lends support to locals, opposes petrochemical, Subarnarekha projects

Large tracts of fertile land will be destroyed. Besides, farmers will be losers as the State government does not have the capacity to compensate as per the quality and value of the lands, he said.

published on : 28th December 2021
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