Odisha

Ex-IAS officer takes on former IPS officer in battle for Bhubaneswar Lok Sabha seat

Former Mumbai Police Commissioner Arup Patnaik from BJD will take on former commissioner of Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation Aparajita Sarangi from BJP.

published on : 21st April 2019

BJD MLA Bed Prakash Agarwalla dies in Odisha

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik and several other political leaders condoled the death of the senior BJD leader.

published on : 20th April 2019

Elections come and go, plight of this Odisha village remains unchanged

The villagers, belonging to Scheduled Caste and Other Backward Class categories, depend on boats to cross a tributary of Subarnarekha river.

published on : 20th April 2019

Odisha polls: Cash seized from Hindol BJP candidate's car 

The cash was seized after Ashok Nayak, who is contesting from Hindol assembly seat, could not provide satisfactory answers about the source of the money, Dhenkanal SP Anupama James said.

published on : 18th April 2019

EVM glitches across Odisha lead to low voter turnout in second phase

Sources said voters boycotted polling in Babaja and Kankaria villages in Balangir assembly constituency and Gumi and Dhipamala panchayats in Daspalla over lack of amenities.

published on : 18th April 2019

Dharmendra Pradhan predicts BJP government in Odisha

Naveen and BJD have benefited the most from the multi-crore chit fund scam, alleges the Union Minister

published on : 18th April 2019

Lok Sabha Phase 2 elections: Maoists gun down woman poll officer in Odisha

The incident occurred in Phulbani assembly segment under Kandhamal Lok Sabha seat where polling is scheduled to begin at 7 am on Thursday.

published on : 17th April 2019

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik's chopper checked by Election Commission's flying squad 

Patnaik extended full cooperation to the flying squad and kept waiting inside the chopper till the process was complete on Tuesday, they said.

published on : 17th April 2019

Naveen Patnaik signs off second phase campaign with vote plea to his ‘Bijepur family’

Criticising the two Union ministers from the State, Dharmendra Pradhan and Jual Oram, without taking their names, Naveen said they are not working for development of Odisha.

published on : 17th April 2019

‘Lotus’ engine on track in Odisha, says Prime Minister Modi

Coming down heavily on the Congress and it alliance, PM Modi said their only agenda is to remove Modi as he is fighting against corruption.

published on : 17th April 2019

INTERVIEW | KALIA will boomerang for BJD, says Congress neta Narasingh Mishra

Politics is addiction. This phrase sums up senior Congress leader Narasingh Mishra who at 78 is still as charged up for the elections as ever.  

published on : 17th April 2019

Migrant workers across Kandhamal return home to cast votes

Lack of employment opportunities and poor state of agriculture sector in the remote areas of Kandhamal continue to trigger exodus of human resources almost on a daily basis.

published on : 17th April 2019

Candidates skip local issues in Aska

The Lok Sabha candidates Bisoi, Subhadarshini and Panda stuck to their party agenda highlighting their achievements and their rivals’ failures.

published on : 17th April 2019

Phase 2 to decide fate of  bigwigs, including Naveen Patnaik

Kandhamal and Aska Lok Sabha constituencies have turned into BJD bastions in recent elections though the BJP is now making a determined bid to capture the two seats in 2019 polls.

published on : 17th April 2019

Old hand vs new blood in Balangir Assembly

The battle is between old hand and new blood in Balangir Assembly constituency.

published on : 17th April 2019
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