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Congress questions BJD`s `silence` on price rise

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 19:44

Mounting a scathing attack on the BJP-led NDA government at the Centre for rise in prices of petrol, diesel, cooking gas and vegetables, Congress today accused Odisha`s ruling BJD of being silent on these issues.

Congress apprehends EVMs could be tampered in Odisha

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 16:20

Alleging a nexus between ruling BJD and officials to rig the recent elections in Odisha by using money and muscle power, Congress Tuesday apprehended attempts to tamper EVMs stored in strong rooms and asked all political parties to be vigilant.

Three Congress workers arrested for Odisha post-poll violence

Last Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014, 15:45

Three Congress workers were arrested from Aul area of Odisha`s Kendrapara district on Sunday in connection with post-poll violence that left a man dead and four injured even as prohibitory orders remained in force in the district.

Three held over post-poll violence in Odisha

Last Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014, 10:56

Three Congress workers were arrested in Odisha`s Kendrapada district in connection with the Friday post-poll violence that left one person dead and four others injured in the region, an official said Sunday.

Rahul Gandhi calls Gujarat `toffee model`, says it benefited only one industrialist

Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 18:00

In a blistering attack on Narendra Modi, Rahul Gandhi on Monday dubbed the Gujarat model propagated by Narendra Modi as a "toffee model", saying it has benefited only one industrialist in the state, ignoring the interests of the farmers and the poor.

Congress questions Naveen Patnaik`s `value-based` politics

Last Updated: Sunday, March 09, 2014, 23:31

Launching a broadside against ruling BJD in Odisha, Congress accused Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik of working contrary to the "value-based" politics he preaches by encouraging leaders from the opposition to join his party.

Two independent MLAs back BJD, Congress cry `horse trading` in RS polls

Last Updated: Friday, February 07, 2014, 06:15

With 2 Independent MLAs announcing loyalties to Odisha CM on eve of Rajya Sabha polls, Congress moved the EC on seeking to debar Talcher legislator Braja Pradhan from voting Friday.

Congress serves no-confidence notice against Naveen govt

Last Updated: Monday, February 03, 2014, 22:36

Opposition Congress served a no-confidence notice in Odisha Assembly against the Naveen Patnaik government accusing it of failing on all fronts.

Rahul Gandhi to hold rallies in Odisha next week

Last Updated: Sunday, February 02, 2014, 22:01

Ahead of rally by BJP`s Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi here on February 11, Congress has planned a two-day Odisha visit by its vice-president and campaign committee chief Rahul Gandhi.

Congress questions Odisha CM`s `silence` on mining scam

Last Updated: Sunday, January 05, 2014, 23:18

Calling for probe by CBI into mining scam in Odisha, senior Congress leader Niranjan Pattnaik on Sunday questioned what he described as Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik`s silence on the issue.

Local Odisha Congress leader succumbed to injury

Last Updated: Monday, November 25, 2013, 18:34

Local Congress leader and former chairman of Sheragada panchayat samiti Makara Gouda, who was seriously injured in an attack on him three days ago, died at the MKCG Medical College and Hospital here on Monday.

Odisha govt failed to provide relief to people: Congress

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 30, 2013, 23:09

Opposition Congress on Wednesday alleged the administration utterly failed to provide relief materials to the affected.