Odisha Panchayat Polls

BJP to restructure booth committees in Odisha after panchayat poll debacle

The organisational changes will be taken up after June 15, the last date of the fortnight long Seva, Sushasan, Garib Kalyan programme.

published on : 14th June 2022

No full-fledged budget this time, Odisha government to place vote-on-account on March 30   

Vote-on-account will be for first four months of 2022-23 financial year, Appropriation Bill to be passed on March 31

published on : 9th March 2022

Odisha Panchayat Elections: Hat-trick win for this Bangladesh war hero

For 72-year-old Duryodhan Mohanty, the new sarpanch of Barunadia gram panchayat in Rajkanika block, it is a hat-trick of wins in the rural polls.

published on : 3rd March 2022

BJP needs strong leadership in Odisha, says MP Aparajita Sarangi

Sarangi added that the party will definitely perform well in the urban polls and upcoming general elections in the State.

published on : 2nd March 2022

BJP lost votes, not public support: State chief Samir Mohanty

Addressing a media conference after the poll results were out, State BJP president Samir Mohanty said the BJP has lost more seats but not the support of the people. 

published on : 2nd March 2022

BJD holds meet to chalk out Nabarangpur urban local body election plans

With an impressive lead in the rural elections, the BJD is eying a similar victory for the upcoming urban polls in Nabarangpur by starting to hold preparatory meetings in the district.

published on : 1st March 2022

Odisha Panchayat elections: Stellar show of Congress in Koraput

In face of an unstoppable BJD juggernaut, the Congress has managed to put up an impressive show in the panchayat elections in the tribal-dominated Koraput district.

published on : 1st March 2022

Congress goes downhill but retains strongholds in Odisha panchayat polls

The party has so far won 21 ZP zones and is leading in another 9 in this election till reports last came in. 

published on : 28th February 2022

Rumblings over Odisha state BJP leadership get louder

The discontent is now getting louder within the rank and file of the saffron party who have so far been suffering silently due to the highhandedness of a handful of leaders without any base.

published on : 28th February 2022

Congress, BJP candidates cautious ahead of ULB polls

Though the complete results of the rural elections are not declared so far, the Opposition candidates for ULBs are keen on contesting as independent candidates instead of being tagged to a party.

published on : 28th February 2022

BJD poll machine consumes state, one district at a time

BJD has been sweeping the local body seats across the districts as Congress and BJP struggle to put up a fight even in their strongholds.

published on : 28th February 2022

Odisha panchayat polls: Over 80% turnout in Maoist pockets 

The two blocks were under police scanner amid ongoing left-wing extremism activities threatening to sabotage the democratic process. 

published on : 25th February 2022

First phase rural polls concludes in Odisha with 60% voter turnout till 1 pm

Polling in the Phase-I election for 200 Zilla Parishad (ZP) zones, 1,669 panchayats and 22,379 wards in 71 blocks across the state began at 7 am.

published on : 16th February 2022

Presiding office dies in Athamallick ahead of rural polls in Odisha

A teacher in the Kishore Nagar block, Subhendu Kumar Naik was assigned as the presiding officer of a booth in Banarpal block for the first phase polls on February 16.

published on : 15th February 2022

Will rift in BJD pave way for Congress, BJP?

Political observers feel, given the current situation, it would be a cake walk for either the BJP or the Congress to take mileage and capture maximum votes. 

published on : 15th February 2022
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