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48, 50 & 50.4 per cent: BJD, BJP and Congress claim OBC priority in seat distribution

There is no official reservation of candidates for OBCs as State is yet to complete the SC triple test

9 hours ago

Ahead of panchayat and urban polls, BJD faced with organisational issues

There is a feeling among the BJD leaders that there is lack of any communication in the party which has affected its functioning.

03 Jan 2022

No 'retirement blues' for AIS officers in Odisha

Those appointed to the post after retirement include Aditya Prasad Padhi, Rabi Narayan Senapati, Ajit Kumar Tripathy and Sanjib Chandra Hota.

02 Jan 2022

Pipili bypoll: BJD juggernaut rolls on, wins seat with ease

Rudra Pratap Maharathy, BJD candidate and son of late Pradip Maharathy whose untimely death necessitated the poll, notched up 96,972 votes to defeat his rival Ashrit Pattanayak.

04 Oct 2021

Govt mulls separate department for western Odisha

However, a senior BJD leader said the government will have to very cautious in taking such a decision as it may lead to similar demands from other regions.

05 Aug 2021

BJD shifts focus to Western Odisha

The exercise to hand over organisational duties to the senior ministers seems to be part of the process to bring in some new faces to the Cabinet from the area. 

20 Jul 2021

COVID: Healthcare out of reach at Nuapada's Odisha

46 people succumbed to the disease in the migration-prone district which has only 1 Covid hospital

19 May 2021

From BJD's Bijepur by-poll win to Baijayant Panda's resignation: 10 important political happenings in Odisha in 2018

If 2017 was all about BJP’s surge in the State following its performance in panchayat elections, 2018 has belonged wholly to the BJD.

31 Dec 2018