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Pratap Chandra Sarangi: New Balasore MP known for frugal living vanquishes media tycoon and an industrialist; shocks BJD
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Pratap Chandra Sarangi: New Balasore MP known for frugal living vanquishes media tycoon and an industrialist; shocks BJD

Prior to his entry into the Lok Sabha, Sarangi has been a two-time MLA from Nilagiri seat (in Balasore) as an Independent candidate.

Resignations of PCC chiefs won’t help Congress; party must strengthen Seva Dal, show door to dynastic non-performers
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Resignations of PCC chiefs won’t help Congress; party must strengthen Seva Dal, show door to dynastic non-performers

Unless Congress party sets accountability for each and every leader, and show the door to non-performers, the same set of senior leaders will be visible in the CWC meetings, brainstorming on their debacle after the Lok Sabha election in 2024

Odisha Congress chief Niranjan Patnaik resigns, takes 'moral responsibility' for poor show in Lok Sabha, Assembly polls
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Odisha Congress chief Niranjan Patnaik resigns, takes 'moral responsibility' for poor show in Lok Sabha, Assembly polls

Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee president Niranjan Patnaik on Friday announced his resignation from the post in the wake of the party's electoral debacle in the state.

Day before Odisha Assembly election result, state Congress chief concedes party won't be able to form govt
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Day before Odisha Assembly election result, state Congress chief concedes party won't be able to form govt

The Congress had in 2014 bagged only 16 out of the total 147 seats in Odisha Assembly and had failed to open its account in the Lok Sabha polls.

Elections in Odisha a family affair: BJP, BJD, Congress field leaders from same family in Lok Sabha, Assembly polls
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Elections in Odisha a family affair: BJP, BJD, Congress field leaders from same family in Lok Sabha, Assembly polls

Be it the Biju Janata Dal, Congress or Bharatiya Janata Party, politics in Odisha has witnessing a lot of candidates who are in the fray for the state Assembly and Lok Sabha polls along with family members representing the same party.

Lok Sabha Election 2019, Odisha profile: BJD prepares to battle dual-pronged Congress, BJP attack; Puri, Cuttack key seats
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Lok Sabha Election 2019, Odisha profile: BJD prepares to battle dual-pronged Congress, BJP attack; Puri, Cuttack key seats

While endowed with an abundance of natural resources, Odisha continues to suffer from “resource curse”.

CPI's D Raja says his party, CPM, JMM and Congress in talks to form alliance in Odisha; details of seat-sharing to be finalised soon
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CPI's D Raja says his party, CPM, JMM and Congress in talks to form alliance in Odisha; details of seat-sharing to be finalised soon

CPI National Council member Ramakrushna Panda said the party has proposed to field its candidates in 12 Assembly seats and two Lok Sabha seats.

Odisha BJD claims CBI’s move against Rajeev Kumar ‘coloured with political motives’, slams Centre for ‘misuse’ of probe agency
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Odisha BJD claims CBI’s move against Rajeev Kumar ‘coloured with political motives’, slams Centre for ‘misuse’ of probe agency

The ruling BJD and the opposition Congress in Odisha on Monday backed West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee over the alleged misuse of the CBI by the Centre and claimed that the federal probe agency was being "used as a political weapon" ahead of the general elections.

Odisha Congress chief says he has 'no information' on EOW summons against him and his son in fraud case
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Odisha Congress chief says he has 'no information' on EOW summons against him and his son in fraud case

Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) president Niranjan Patnaik on Thursday said that he has no information about Economic Offence Wing (EOW) of Delhi Police issuing a summon notice against him.

Odisha peon assumes Bharat Bandh means office bandh, locks two employees inside
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Odisha peon assumes Bharat Bandh means office bandh, locks two employees inside

A peon in Odisha locked a district sports officer and another employee in office for one hour, assuming there was no one there due to the Bharat Bandh.

Odisha Assembly adjourned till Tuesday after Opposition ruckus: Congress protests fuel price hike, BJP raises cooperative bank scam
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Odisha Assembly adjourned till Tuesday after Opposition ruckus: Congress protests fuel price hike, BJP raises cooperative bank scam

The Speaker adjourned the Odisha Assembly till Tuesday as Opposition Congress and BJP members rushed to the well of the House and raised slogans.

Rajya Sabha deputy chairman election: Odisha Congress says BJD supporting BJP due to party's resurgence in state
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Rajya Sabha deputy chairman election: Odisha Congress says BJD supporting BJP due to party's resurgence in state

The Congress on Friday claimed that its resurgence in Odisha has forced the BJD to strengthen ties with old ally BJP by backing the NDA candidate in the Rajya Sabha deputy chairman election.

Gurupriya bridge: Political slugfest undermines big step towards development as parties fight over credit and rivals allege scam
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Gurupriya bridge: Political slugfest undermines big step towards development as parties fight over credit and rivals allege scam

Nonetheless, the 910-metre bridge has proved to be a boon for around 30,000 tribal villagers residing in a zone cut-off from mainland Odisha for more than five decades in the absence of any concrete road or proper river link.

Odisha Congress organises 'chakka jam'; protest paralyses traffic in Bhubaneswar and Cuttack
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Odisha Congress organises 'chakka jam'; protest paralyses traffic in Bhubaneswar and Cuttack

Vehicles came to a halt in Bhubaneswar and Cuttack during a 'chakka jam' called by the Odisha Congress in protest against fuel price hike

BJD govt in Odisha a failure on all fronts in 2014, says Congress
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BJD govt in Odisha a failure on all fronts in 2014, says Congress

Congress dubbing the BJD government in Odisha as a failure on all fronts in 2014 when a series of scams rocked the state.

Rahul promises to stamp out infighting in Odisha Cong
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Rahul promises to stamp out infighting in Odisha Cong

Accusing the BJD government in Odisha of hijacking central funds, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi promised to stamp out infighting in the party in the state soon to brighten its prospects in the next general elections.

Odisha Bandh: Cong protestors torch bus, 200 arrested
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Odisha Bandh: Cong protestors torch bus, 200 arrested

Around 200 Congress protesters were taken into custody in Odisha for picketing near government offices, torching an empty college bus and pelting stones at a few vehicles during a state-wide bandh