26 Apr 2019·
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BCCI Announces Teams for Women’s T20 Challenge, Odia Girl Sushree Dibyadarshini Included in Mithali Raj’s Velocity Team * Nirav Modi's Bail Plea Rejected by London Court Again * Odisha Elections 2019: Two Polling Officials Suspended for Dereliction of Duty * Congress Demands Fresh Polling for Tripura West Lok Sabha Seat Alleging Large Scale Rigging by BJP * You Are Visiting Odisha Only for Votes: Naveen to Central Leaders * Tribunal Stays EC Suspension of Karnataka IAS Officer Who Checked PM Modi's Chopper in Sambalpur * Naveen Pays Tribute to Krushna Chandra Gajapati on Birth Anniversary * Why Modi Desperately Needed Akshay Kumar for Image Building? * WI Announces 15-Member World Cup Team, Chris Gayle to Play His 5th WC * Hockey India Names 60 Players For The Senior Women’s National Coaching Camp * Pools and Match Schedules for FIH Series Finals in Bhubaneswar and Hiroshima Confirmed * BJD Demands Action against BJP for Electoral Violence * Jay Panda Using Politics as Platform to Boost His Business: BJD * Who Helped BJP MLA Candidate Om Prakash Mishra to Flee from Odisha, Asks BJD * Look Out Circular Issued against BJP MLA Candidate Om Prakash Mishra * No Priyanka Gandhi, Cong Fields Ajay Rai Against Modi * Odisha Will Play Major Role in Formation of Next Government at Centre: Naveen * Odisha Elections 2019: Re-polling Underway at Nine Booths * World Malaria Day: Odisha CM Pledges to Eliminate Mosquito-Borne Disease Completely * Undercurrent in Favour of Naveen Will Help BJD Win Jajpur Again * Cancel Baijayant’s Candidature: BJD to Chief Electoral Officer * World's First Malaria Vaccine Launched in Africa * Odisha Registers 71.61% Voter Turnout in Third Phase Polls * Pradeep Maharathy’s Bail Hearing Of bail Deferred To April 27 * People of Kendrapada Will Not Allow ‘Double-B’ to Cheat Them: BJD

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Congress Demands Fresh Polling for Tripura West Lok Sabha Seat Alleging Large Scale Rigging by BJP

Congress Demands Fresh Polling for Tripura West Lok Sabha Seat Alleging Large Scale Rigging by BJP

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.
Undercurrent in Favour of Naveen Will Help BJD Win Jajpur Again

Undercurrent in Favour of Naveen Will Help BJD Win Jajpur Again

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.
Congress Announces Candidates for Delhi, Sheila to Contest from Delhi North-East LS, Maken to Lock Horn  New Delhi

Congress Announces Candidates for Delhi, Sheila to Contest from Delhi North-East LS, Maken to Lock Horn New Delhi

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.
Kalahandi LS: Close Fight on Card, BJD Inch Ahead,  Banks on Naveen’s Pro-poor, Dev Programmes to Sail Through

Kalahandi LS: Close Fight on Card, BJD Inch Ahead, Banks on Naveen’s Pro-poor, Dev Programmes to Sail Through

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.
Rafael Case: Oppn, Left Hail SC Verdict, Says Govt Has No ‘Official Secrets Act’ To Hide

Rafael Case: Oppn, Left Hail SC Verdict, Says Govt Has No ‘Official Secrets Act’ To Hide

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
Huge Amount of Cash Recovered from Arunachal CM’s Convoy Ahead of Modi’s Rally, Alleges Congress

Huge Amount of Cash Recovered from Arunachal CM’s Convoy Ahead of Modi’s Rally, Alleges Congress

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.
Congress Releases Its Manifesto for Lok Sabha Elections 2019

Congress Releases Its Manifesto for Lok Sabha Elections 2019

New Delhi: The Congress today released its manifesto for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections
Odisha Elections Watch: Filing of Nominations for Phase 1 Ends Today; Mayurbhanj BJP Leaders Join BJD; Cong Releases Campaigners List; Mayawati to Address Rally in BBSR and Other Updates

Odisha Elections Watch: Filing of Nominations for Phase 1 Ends Today; Mayurbhanj BJP Leaders Join BJD; Cong Releases Campaigners List; Mayawati to Address Rally in BBSR and Other Updates

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
Congress Releases Second List for Odisha

Congress Releases Second List for Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The Congress late on Friday released its second list of candidates for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections and Assembly elections.
Odisha Elections 2019: Former MLA Debi Prasanna Chand Quits Congress

Odisha Elections 2019: Former MLA Debi Prasanna Chand Quits Congress

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.
Odisha Elections Update:   Former MP Pradeep Majhi Files Nomination from Nabarangpur Constituency

Odisha Elections Update: Former MP Pradeep Majhi Files Nomination from Nabarangpur Constituency

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.
ELECTION UPDATES: Shatrughan Sinha Likely to Join Cong

ELECTION UPDATES: Shatrughan Sinha Likely to Join Cong

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.
Congress Stakes Claim to Form Government in Goa

Congress Stakes Claim to Form Government in Goa

New Delhi: The Congress today staked claim to form the government in Goa following the death of Manohar Parrikar.
Rahul Steps up Attacks on  Modi on Growing Unemployment

Rahul Steps up Attacks on Modi on Growing Unemployment

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.
PM Modi’s Foreign Policy a Series of Diplomatic Disasters: Congress

PM Modi’s Foreign Policy a Series of Diplomatic Disasters: Congress

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’.
Odisha Congress Follows Naveen, Vows to Nominate More Women

Odisha Congress Follows Naveen, Vows to Nominate More Women

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.
Hardik Patel Joins Congress; To Contest From Jamnagar

Hardik Patel Joins Congress; To Contest From Jamnagar

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
No Alliance with Cong, AAP to Fight LS Polls on Its Own

No Alliance with Cong, AAP to Fight LS Polls on Its Own

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
Elections 2019: Pol Parties Switch to Mission Mode, Step up Campaigns

Elections 2019: Pol Parties Switch to Mission Mode, Step up Campaigns

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.
Modi Misused His Office To Benefit Dassault, Alleges Cong

Modi Misused His Office To Benefit Dassault, Alleges Cong

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.
Congress's Ahmed Patel on Election Date: Is EC Waiting for Modi’s Travel Programme to Conclude?

Congress's Ahmed Patel on Election Date: Is EC Waiting for Modi’s Travel Programme to Conclude?

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.
‘Prime Time Minister’, ‘Photoshoot Sarkaar’; Rahul Gandhi on Modi

‘Prime Time Minister’, ‘Photoshoot Sarkaar’; Rahul Gandhi on Modi

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.
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.
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