Odisha rural polls

Odisha: Missing sarpanch candidate found unconscious, tied 

Chulamani’s supporters alleged that he was abducted by one of his rival candidates who assaulted him after tying his limbs.

published on : 20th February 2022

Security tightened for third phase polling in Odisha

In the wake of violent incidents during the first two phases of panchayat polls, security arrangements have been strengthened for the third phase scheduled on Sunday. 

published on : 20th February 2022

Odisha rural polls: 16 held for violence in Jajpur, Jagatsinghpur

In Jajpur, police arrested nine persons in connection with poll-related violence.

published on : 20th February 2022

Peaceful second phase polls across Odisha

Second phase of polling in the three-tier panchayat elections in the State passed of peacefully in most districts on Friday. 

published on : 19th February 2022

Odisha rural polls: Government teacher campaigning for BJD, alleges BJP leader Ashok Kumar Parida

Contacted, District Welfare Officer Krupa Sindhu Behera said  action against the headmaster will be taken as per the service code.

published on : 19th February 2022

Odisha rural polls: Miffed over missing names in list, voters detain polling party 

In a few hours, a large number of voters whose names were missing from the list had gathered outside the booth.

published on : 19th February 2022

Odisha rural polls: Violent clashes over ‘aggressive policing’, cops and villagers hurt 

Sources said while polling was underway at Kathaumal village, a police team led by IIC B Bhagat reached the booth and used excessive force to make the voters stand in queue.

published on : 19th February 2022

Odisha rural polls: Ballot box loot, booth rigging marks second phase

In Ganjam, a group of miscreants forcibly entered the booth at Ramayapatana under Katuru panchayat in Chikiti and decamped with 32 ballot papers.

published on : 19th February 2022

Odisha rural polls: Amid stray violence, second phase sees 71 per cent polling

More than 75 pc voting witnessed in disputed Kotia panchayat

published on : 19th February 2022

Stop poll violence, Odisha election commission tells DGP

The meeting was attended by Chief Secretary Suresh Chandra Mahapatra and Home Secretary Sanjeev Chopra.

published on : 18th February 2022

Odisha rural polls: Opposition raises doubts over fair elections

The senior BJP leader urged Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to break his silence over the violence unleashed by the BJD workers across the State. 

published on : 18th February 2022

Odisha elections: Clashes, arson after 1st phase polls

13 persons injured in clashes between supporters of rival candidates, garage set ablaze

published on : 18th February 2022

Odisha rural polls: Violence marks first phase voting, 50 injured in Puri clash

As tension simmers, police force deployed in Alanda, Tichhini to avert any further flare-ups

published on : 17th February 2022

Odisha panchayat samiti member candidate’s wife injured in bomb attack

Though Dash told mediapersons he had no enmity with anyone, he suspected some party workers, who have turned against him, might be involved in the incident.  

published on : 17th 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
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