22 Feb 2019·
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First Poster of ‘Biju Babu’ Released * 30.40 Lakh Farmers Receive KALIA Assistance in Odisha * No One Can Block KALIA: Naveen * KALIA Outweighs BJP, Cong * NNKS Strike No Impact on Preparations for Matric Exam: Mass Education Secy * Odisha to Implement PM-KISAN Scheme * Naveen Dedicates Several Development Projects in Bargarh, Distributes KALIA Assistance * Over 14 Lakh Farmers Get KALIA Assistance in Second Phase * NNKS Strike Gets Tepid Response, Thanks to KALIA * Naveen Keeps His Words, Set to Pledge Rs 2036.68 Crore Projects for Bijepur Today * Bomikhal Flyover Opens to Public * Odisha Govt. Orders Preventive Measures for Tomorrow's Strike * Jharsuguda BJD Banks Upon Collective  Leadership * Yogi Adityanath is a Liar: BJD * Bonanza for Docs in Odisha, Naveen Approves 3 Assured Promotions * Modi's Faulty Eco Policies Spurred Unemployment: BJD * Despite Odisha Govt’s Appeal, Naba Nirman Krushak Sangathan Refuses to Call Off Strike * CM Launches Several Development Projects in Puri * Major Setback to Anil Ambani, Held Guilty of Contempt, to Pay Rs. 453 Crore in 4 Weeks, Else 3 Months Jail * Naveen Calls For Reaffirming Pledge to Uphold Principles on World Day of Social Justice * CM to Dedicate Bomikhal Flyover in Bhubaneswar Today * CM to Visit Puri Today * Tremors Felt in Delhi-NCR Region * NNKS Protest: BJP, Congress Playing with Students’ Future in Odisha, Says BJD * Swasthya Mitras to Help Patients in Private Hospitals

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Kirti Azad Joins Congress

Kirti Azad Joins Congress

New Delhi: In a boost to the Congress ahead of elections, former BJP leader Kirti Azad joined the grand old party here today.
Mahanadi Row: Odisha Congress’s Dirty Game in Clean Mahanadi Water, Its Stoic Silence Raises Eyebrows

Mahanadi Row: Odisha Congress’s Dirty Game in Clean Mahanadi Water, Its Stoic Silence Raises Eyebrows

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.
Congress Sees Gadkari's Casteism Remarks a Direct Attack on Modi, BJP

Congress Sees Gadkari's Casteism Remarks a Direct Attack on Modi, BJP

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.
Chidambaram on Budget: It's Not Vote on Account but Account for Votes

Chidambaram on Budget: It's Not Vote on Account but Account for Votes

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
Former Odisha Finance Minister Panchanan Kanungo to Jon Congress Today

Former Odisha Finance Minister Panchanan Kanungo to Jon Congress Today

Bhubaneswar: Former Odisha finance minister and a senior leader Panchanan Kanungo today announced to join congress today.
Niranjan Lands in Trouble, Delhi Police Summons in Fraud Case

Niranjan Lands in Trouble, Delhi Police Summons in Fraud Case

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.
Priyanka Gandhi Plunge into Active Politics Ahead of General Election

Priyanka Gandhi Plunge into Active Politics Ahead of General Election

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.
Odisha: Sundargarh MLA Jogesh Singh Resigns as Legislator

Odisha: Sundargarh MLA Jogesh Singh Resigns as Legislator

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.
Another Big Jolt for Odisha Cong in Store as Sundergarh Law Maker Jogesh Singh Hints to Quit, BJP MLAS Too in Beeline to Join BJD

Another Big Jolt for Odisha Cong in Store as Sundergarh Law Maker Jogesh Singh Hints to Quit, BJP MLAS Too in Beeline to Join BJD

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
Jharsuguda MLA Naba Das Quit Cong, To Join BJD

Jharsuguda MLA Naba Das Quit Cong, 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
Odisha Cong Slams Modi Ahead of Visit

Odisha Cong Slams Modi Ahead of Visit

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.
BJD  Not to Join Mahagathbandhan, Says Odisha CM

BJD Not to Join Mahagathbandhan, Says Odisha CM

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.
Naveen Patnaik on Joining Mahagathbandhan: "Need Time to Think It Over"

Naveen Patnaik on Joining Mahagathbandhan: "Need Time to Think It Over"

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.
MGNREGA In Doldrums Due To Centre's Neglect: P Chidambaram

MGNREGA In Doldrums Due To Centre's Neglect: P Chidambaram

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".
Ajay Maken Resigns as Delhi Congress Chief

Ajay Maken Resigns as Delhi Congress Chief

New Delhi: Ajay Maken has resigned as the Chief of Congress party in Delhi, just months before the upcoming 2019 Lok Sabha polls.
BJD’s Pro-Farmer Policy Makes Opposition Sleepless

BJD’s Pro-Farmer Policy Makes Opposition Sleepless

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.
BJP Party of the Dead, Says Yashwant Sinha

BJP Party of the Dead, Says Yashwant Sinha

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.
Lok Sabha Adjourned as Congress, Shiv Sena, AIADMK Members Protest

Lok Sabha Adjourned as Congress, Shiv Sena, AIADMK Members Protest

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.
Headed for Victory in 3 States; Trend to Continue in Rest of India: Sachin Pilot

Headed for Victory in 3 States; Trend to Continue in Rest of India: Sachin Pilot

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.
Assembly Poll Results: Congress Crosses Halfway Mark in Trends in MP

Assembly Poll Results: Congress Crosses Halfway Mark in Trends in MP

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.
Union Minister Upendra Kushwaha Resigns from Modi's Cabinet, to Join Opposition Camp

Union Minister Upendra Kushwaha Resigns from Modi's Cabinet, to Join Opposition Camp

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.
Rahul Follows Naveen’s Footsteps on Women Quota Bill

Rahul Follows Naveen’s Footsteps on Women Quota Bill

New Delhi: Congress President Rahul Gandhi has followed the footsteps of Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on the 33% women reservation quota
Exit Poll Results: Congress Returning to Power in Rajasthan, TRS Retaining Telangana, Close Fight in MP, Chhattisgarh

Exit Poll Results: Congress Returning to Power in Rajasthan, TRS Retaining Telangana, Close Fight in MP, Chhattisgarh

All exit polls released on Friday were unanimous in predicting an empathetic victory for the Congress in Rajasthan with absolute majority,
Modi Led BJP Stares at Defeat  in Rajasthan, MP, Telangana; Tough Contest in Chhattisgarh and Mizoram, Says Survey

Modi Led BJP Stares at Defeat in Rajasthan, MP, Telangana; Tough Contest in Chhattisgarh and Mizoram, Says Survey

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.
Karnataka Bye-poll: BJP’s Bellary Fort Demolished after 14 Years

Karnataka Bye-poll: BJP’s Bellary Fort Demolished after 14 Years

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.
Karnataka By-election Results To Be Declared Tomorrow

Karnataka By-election Results To Be Declared Tomorrow

Bengaluru: The results of the recently-concluded by-elections for three Lok Sabha and two assembly constituencies in Karnataka will be announced tomorrow.
Congress Releases Second List For Madhya Pradesh Polls

Congress Releases Second List For Madhya Pradesh Polls

New Delhi: The Congress party on Sunday released the second list of 16 candidates for the upcoming Madhya Pradesh assembly polls.
Signature Bridge Congress' Concept, AAP Taking Credit: Maken

Signature Bridge Congress' Concept, AAP Taking Credit: Maken

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.
Central Governments Underspending On Health, Education: Tharoor

Central Governments Underspending On Health, Education: Tharoor

Kolkata: Emphasising on the need for a social security buffer, Congress MP Shashi Tharoor on Sunday said the successive governments at the Centre have been underspending in the health and education sectors.
Modi Government Is Overcentralised, Inefficient: Tharoor

Modi Government Is Overcentralised, Inefficient: Tharoor

Kolkata: Congress MP Shashi Tharoor on Saturday slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for running an overcentralised and inefficient government.
Congress Releases First List For MP Poll Candidates

Congress Releases First List For MP Poll Candidates

New Delhi: The Congress on Saturday released its first list of 155 candidates for the 230-member Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections.
Centre Using Ram Temple, Statues as Distractions From Its Failures: Tharoor

Centre Using Ram Temple, Statues as Distractions From Its Failures: Tharoor

Kolkata: Congress leader Sashi Tharoor on Saturday accused the BJP-led Central government of using religion and statues as part of its agenda to distract the people from its own failures.
Criminal Defamation Case Against Me Baseless, Will Be Junked: Tharoor

Criminal Defamation Case Against Me Baseless, Will Be Junked: Tharoor

Kolkata: Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Saturday said he was "surprised" by the criminal defamation complaint against him for his alleged "scorpion" remark against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, as it questioned an author's right to freedom of expression and hoped that the baseless case would be dismissed forthwith.
Chhattisgarh Congress President's Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing

Chhattisgarh Congress President's Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing

Raipur: Chhattisgarh Pradesh Congress Committee President Bhupesh Baghel's helicopter made an emergency landing here on Saturday due to a technical glitch.
MP CM's Kin Joins Congress

MP CM's Kin Joins Congress

New Delhi: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan's brother-in-law Sanjay Singh Masani on Saturday joined the Congress ahead of the Assembly elections in the central state.
SJM, Modi Government Want Patel Out of RBI: Chidambaram

SJM, Modi Government Want Patel Out of RBI: Chidambaram

New Delhi: Former Union Minister P. Chidambaram on Saturday said the Raghuram Rajan story is being repeated as Prime Minister Narendra Modi is trying to remove RBI Governor Urjit Patel from his post because the Swadeshi Jagran Manch (SJM) wants Patel to exit from the office.
Congress Seeks Voters' Views For Manifesto In Rajasthan

Congress Seeks Voters' Views For Manifesto In Rajasthan

Jaipur: The Congress in Rajasthan has sought suggestions of voters for drafting its manifesto, according to Sachin Pilot, state Congress president.
TJS Leader Meets Rahul, Seeks 17 Seats

TJS Leader Meets Rahul, Seeks 17 Seats

Hyderabad: Telangana Jana Samithi (TJS) leader M. Kodandaram on Friday called on Congress President Rahul Gandhi and demanded 17 seats for the party in next month's Assembly elections in Telangana.
If Inquiry is Ordered Over Rafale, Modi Won't Survice: Rahul

If Inquiry is Ordered Over Rafale, Modi Won't Survice: Rahul

New Delhi: Stepping up the attack on the Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the Rafale deal, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday said that if there was nothing to hide Modi would have ordered an inquiry into the decision to purchase fighter jets from France.
Rahul, Naidu Moves Ahead to Counter BJP in 2019

Rahul, Naidu Moves Ahead to Counter BJP in 2019

New Delhi: Congress President Rahul Gandhi and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday held discussions and decided to move ahead to unite the like-minded opposition parties to oust the BJP in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.
Jan Dhan Yojana a 'Jumla' by Modi Government, Says Chidambaram

Jan Dhan Yojana a 'Jumla' by Modi Government, Says Chidambaram

New Delhi: Congress leader P. Chidambaram said on Thursday that Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) was a 'jumla' and "an exercise in self-deception" by the Modi government, alleging that the accounts were used to launder money after demonetisation.
Make Kota Airport Perational: Rahul to Modi

Make Kota Airport Perational: Rahul to Modi

New Delhi: Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to make the airport at Kota city in Rajasthan operational, citing its need by thousands of students who go there from across the country to train for competitive exams.
Congress Leaves 24 Telangana Seats for TDP, Allies

Congress Leaves 24 Telangana Seats for TDP, Allies

Hyderabad: Telangana's main opposition Congress party on Thursday decided to contest 95 Assembly seats and leave the remaining 24 seats for the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) and other constituents of the grand alliance.
BJP Candidate In Karnataka Quits Party, Back In Congress

BJP Candidate In Karnataka Quits Party, Back In Congress

Bengaluru: L. Chandrashekar, the BJP candidate in the by-election to the Karnataka Assembly from Ramanagara on November 3, on Thursday announced that he had quit the party to return to the Congress.
Tharoor Seeks Prasad Apology Over 'Murder Accused' Remark

Tharoor Seeks Prasad Apology Over 'Murder Accused' Remark

New Delhi: Congress MP Shashi Tharoor has sent a legal notice to Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad seeking an "unconditional apology" for calling him a "murder accused".
SC Observations on Rafale Price Critical: Congress

SC Observations on Rafale Price Critical: Congress

New Delhi: The Congress on Wednesday said the Supreme Court move to seek more information from the Modi government about the pricing and deemed advantages in the Rafale deal was "extremely critical" and asked what the Centre was hiding.
Did Sardar Patel Not Ban RSS? Congress Asks Modi

Did Sardar Patel Not Ban RSS? Congress Asks Modi

New Delhi: On a day Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled a 182-metre high statue of Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel in Gujarat, the Congress reminded Modi that Patel, as the then Union Home Minister, had banned the RSS for inciting communal hatred.
Modi's Boat Of Corruption Will Sink: Congress

Modi's Boat Of Corruption Will Sink: Congress

New Delhi: The Congress on Wednesday targeted the Narendra Modi government over the Rafale deal saying its "boat of corruption" will sink after the Supreme Court asked for details of pricing and told the Centre to go public on the selection process of the Indian offset partner.
Meghalaya Government Blind To Suffering Of Its People: Mukul Sangma

Meghalaya Government Blind To Suffering Of Its People: Mukul Sangma

Shillong: Congress leader Mukul Sangma on Tuesday hit out at the ruling National People's Party-led Meghalaya government for turning a blind eye to the "pain" and "agony" of its people living along the boundary with Assam.
New Party Wants 'BJP-Congress Mukt Rajasthan'

New Party Wants 'BJP-Congress Mukt Rajasthan'

Jaipur: The Rashtriya Loktantrik Party (RLP), formed by Independent MLA Hanuman Beniwal, wants a "BJP-Congress mukt Rajasthan".
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