New Delhi: The Congress had demanded fresh polling in entire Tripura West Lok Sabha constituencies alleging large scale rigging, booth capturing, intimidation and attacks on the voters and polling agents by the Bharatiya Janata Party members and their goons.
Jajpur Lok Sabha constituency is one of the important constituencies in coastal Odisha. The three major political parties of the state have a good presence here but the wind is in favour of the ruling party. All eyes are on this seat as the people of Jajpur are going to vote on the 29th of this month.
New Delhi: In a significant development, the Congress has fielded former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit in the Nort East Lok Sabha constituency and the former Delhi unit chief Ajay Maken will contest from New Delhi, according to the list of six candidates announced on Monday.
Bhubaneswar: With the campaigning came to an end in Kalahandi Lok Sabha constituency which will go to polls on Thursday, speculation spurred about who is going to steal the show. Though as many as seven candidates are in the fray, the fight will be between the BJD’s Puspendra Singhdeo, BJP’s Basanta Panda and Bhakta Charan Das from Congress.
New Delhi: Opposition parties Wednesday hailed the Supreme Court’s decision allowing leaked documents to be relied upon by petitioners seeking review of its Rafale judgement, saying the Modi government now has “no official secrets act” to hide behind and a probe into the “scam” will take place
In a scathing attack on the Bharatiya Janata Party, the Congress today alleged that the ruling party was distributing cash for votes ahead of the first phase of polling for the Lok Sabha elections.
New Delhi: The Congress today released its manifesto for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections
Bhubaneswar: Filing of Nominations for First Phase Polls Ends Today: The filing of nominations for the first phase Assembly and Lok Sabha elections ended today. The filing began on March 18. The verification of nomination papers will take place on March 26 and candidates can withdraw their nominations by March 27. The polls to four Lok Sabha and 28 Assembly seats will be held in the first phase
Bhubaneswar: The Congress late on Friday released its second list of candidates for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections and Assembly elections.
Bhubaneswar: Former Jaleswar MLA Debi Prasanna Chand today quit the Congress and expressed his anger openly after being denied ticket for the coming Assembly elections in Odisha.
Nabarangpur: Former MP Pradeep Majhi Files Nomination from Nabarangpur Constituency Senior Congress Leader and former Nabarangpur Parliamentarian Pradeep Majhi has Filed his nomination papers from Nabarangpur Lok Sabha seat today.
Patna: Rebel BJP MP Shatrughan Sinha is likely to contest on a Congress ticket in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections from the Patna Sahib seat.
New Delhi: The Congress today staked claim to form the government in Goa following the death of Manohar Parrikar.
Bargarh: Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Friday stepped up his attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi for failing to provide jobs to youths in country in general and State in particular.
The Congress has come down heavily on the BJP-led NDA government after China blocked India’s bid at the UN to designate Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terror chief Masood Azhar as a 'global terrorist' alleging that PM Modi’s foreign policy has been a series of ‘diplomatic disasters’.
Bhubaneswar: Follwing the foot steps of ruling BJD and TMC in West Bengal, the Odisha Congress has decided to give to women candidates while distributing tickets in the upcoming elections in Odisha.
Ahmedabad: Ahead of the crucial Lok Sabha elections, Gujrat’s Patidar leader Hardik Patel has joined the Congress party in the presence of Rahul Gandhi. Hardik, the firebrand young leader from Gujarat, came to prominence in 2015 when he led millions of Patidars demanding quota fot the community
New Delhi: The Aam Adami Party has ruled out any possible alliance with the Congress and would contest the upcoming general elections on its own
Bhubaneswar: With the announcement of dates for the upcoming elections in Odisha, the ruling BJD has geared up for the poll and stepped up its campaign trails to corner the opposition camp.
New Delhi: The Congress Wednesday launched a fresh attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the Rafale aircraft deal, alleging that he misused his office to "benefit" Dassault Aviation and that a case under the prevention of corruption law is made out against him.
New Delhi: Senior Congress Party leader Ahmed Patel on 4 March raised questions on the Election Commission (EC) for not announcing the dates for the Lok Sabha Elections. Patel asked whether the EC is waiting for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's official travel programme to conclude.
Intensifying his attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress president Rahul Gandhi today alleged that Modi continued shooting for a documentary even after receiving the news of Pulwama terror attack of February 14 that claimed lives of 40 CRPF jawans.
New Delhi: In a boost to the Congress ahead of elections, former BJP leader Kirti Azad joined the grand old party here today.
Bhubaneswar: The Mahanadi River water dispute has taken the centre stage in Odisha for a couple of years now. Even as the Odisha Government on number of occasions has blamed the Chhattisgarh Government of acting unilaterally, the Modi-led Centre has just acted as a mute spectator in the whole issue to escalate the dispute.
The Congress today termed the Union Minister Nitin Gadkari's latest comments on castesim as a direct attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his party BJP.
New Delhi: Explaining the Modi government's final budget as an "Account for Votes" and not a Vote on Account, former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram said that the Interim Budget will not ensure fiscal stability
Bhubaneswar: Former Odisha finance minister and a senior leader Panchanan Kanungo today announced to join congress today.
New Delhi: In yet another setback just ahead of Congress President Rahul Gandhi's Odisha visit, the Economic Offence Wing (EOW) of the Delhi Police has summoned Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) Chief Niranjan Patnaik and his son Navjyoti Patnaik for interrogation in a fraud case today.
New Delhi: In a surprise move ahead of general election 2019, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, the sister of Congress president Rahul Gandhi, has finally taken the plunge into politics.
Bhubaneswar: With the General election barely 4 months away, Sundargarh MLA Jogesh Singh has rendered his resignation as the Member of Odisha Legislative Assembly and member of the Indian National Congress as well today.
Bhubaneswar: With Congress working president and Jharsuguda MLA Naba Kishore Das has already resigned from party and decided to join ruling BJD soon, another Congress law maker and heavyweight Sundergarh MLA Jogesh Singh too hinted to quit the party to join BJD
Bhubaneswar: In major loss for the Congress in Odisha, the party's working president Naba Kishore Das has resigned from the party indicating that he may join the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) on 24 January, a day before AICC president Rahul Gandhi's visit to the state
Bhubaneswar: The political parameter seems to have raised in Odisha just a day before the Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit, State Congress Committee (OPCC) president Niranjan Patnaik on today made a scathing attack on Modi alleging the centre is fooling the public by making a number of false promises.
In a significant development, which likely to have far reaching impact in Indian politics just ahead of general election 2019, BJD President and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday ruled out the possibility of joining a grand alliance and reiterated his party’s stand of maintaining equidistance from the BJP and Congress.
New Delhi: BJD leader and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday said he wanted more time to decide on joining 'Mahagathbandhan', the grand alliance of opposition parties, ahead of the Lok Sabha elections.
New Delhi: Accusing the BJP-led government of neglecting the MGNREGA, senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Monday said in times of "rural distress", the one thing that staved off hunger was the employment programme and now that too was in the "doldrums".
New Delhi: Ajay Maken has resigned as the Chief of Congress party in Delhi, just months before the upcoming 2019 Lok Sabha polls.
Bhubaneswar: With elections round the corner, all the opposition parties in Odisha are trying to woo the farmers. They are making tall promises without looking into the real issues that are bothering farmers.
Pune: Former union minister Yashwant Sinha on Wednesday slammed the BJP saying it has become a "murdo ki party" (party of the dead), where only two leaders were ruling the roost, while the others were "scared" to challenge them.
New Delhi: The Lok Sabha was adjourned on Wednesday till noon following protests by Congress, Shiv Sena and AIADMK members demanding JPC probe on the Rafale deal, construction of Ram temple in Ayodhya and justice for farmers of the Cauvery delta respectively.
Jaipur: Rajasthan Congress chief Sachin Pilot exuded confidence that the party will form the government in the state and Rahul Gandhi as well as party's MLAs will decide on who will be the chief minister.
Bhopal: The Congress is leading comfortably and has crossed the halfway mark of 116 seats, as per trends. The Congress has leads in 117 seats, the BJP is ahead in 97, the BSP in 7 and Others in 9.
New Delhi: After a prolonged battle with the BJP over seat-sharing for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, Union minister Upendra Kushwaha has resigned from the Narendra Modi cabinet today.
New Delhi: Congress President Rahul Gandhi has followed the footsteps of Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on the 33% women reservation quota
All exit polls released on Friday were unanimous in predicting an empathetic victory for the Congress in Rajasthan with absolute majority,
New Delhi: In a further setback to the BJP, which has faced humiliating defeats in the recent Karnataka by-election, an opinion poll by C-Voter has predicted that the saffron party will come up with poor performance in the upcoming elections in the five states.
Bengaluru: In what is likely to be the biggest upset this bye-poll season, Congress’ VS Ugrappa won the Bellary Lok Sabha Constituency with over 2 lakhs vote margins after 14 years which was in the hands of mining baron Reddy brothers in the Karnataka bye-poll today.
Bengaluru: The results of the recently-concluded by-elections for three Lok Sabha and two assembly constituencies in Karnataka will be announced tomorrow.
New Delhi: The Congress party on Sunday released the second list of 16 candidates for the upcoming Madhya Pradesh assembly polls.
New Delhi: Delhi Congress President Ajay Maken on Sunday attacked the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government for taking credit in bringing infrastructural developments which were started by his party.