Demands for removal of OPCC chief Niranjan Patnaik gains ground in Odisha Congress

The AICC may ask any of the two working presidents to remain in charge till a regular president is announced or may appoint somebody in his place.

published on : 8th October 2021

BJP seeks to take positives from Pipili bypoll defeat

Party was able to improve its vote share from 7 per cent in 2009 to 42 per cent

published on : 5th October 2021

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.

published on : 4th October 2021

Congress workers demand OPCC Niranjan Patnaik’s ouster

Some party workers thronged Congress Bhavan when the counting was midway and started shouting slogans against Patnaik demanding his resignation on moral ground.

published on : 4th October 2021

Odisha bypoll: BJD establishes lead of 6324 votes in Pipili seat

BJD candidate Rudra Pratap Maharathy is leading by a margin of 9030 votes by the end of second round of counting against his BJP rival Ashrit Pattanayak.

published on : 3rd October 2021

Pipili bypoll: Candidates’ fate to be decided on Sunday

Ten candidates including Rudra Pratap Maharathy of ruling BJD, Ashrit Pattanayak of BJP and Biswokeshan Harichandan of Congress are in the fray.

published on : 3rd October 2021

Record voting raises hopes of BJD and BJP in Odisha's Pipili bypoll

The by-election was necessitated following the death of BJD MLA Pradeep Maharathy in October last year.

published on : 1st October 2021

Voting picks up in Odisha's Pipili bypoll, 45.32 per cent turnout till 1 pm

Polling in some booths, however, were delayed due to technical glitches in the electronic voting machines, officials said.

published on : 30th September 2021

Pipili bypoll: Polling picks up momentum, 45.32 per cent turnout recorded till 1 pm

No incident has been reported except technical glitches in EVMs which delayed polling in some booths

published on : 30th September 2021

COVID-safe voting process top priority: Odisha Chief Electoral Officer Sushil Kumar Lohani

On Pipili bypolls, the CEO said that they have ensured that all the polling personnel and manpower deputed by candidates including polling and counting agents are fully vaccinated.

published on : 30th September 2021

Voting begins for bypoll to Odisha's Pipili seat, 7.8 per cent voter turnout recorded till 9 am

People were seen standing in queues outside the polling booths, where markings have been drawn on the ground to enable voters to maintain social distancing.

published on : 30th September 2021

1 hour of polling reserved for people with Covid symptoms

The CEO said 201 sensitive polling stations have been identified in the constituency where Central Police Force, micro observers or web cameras or a combination of these measures will be put in place.

published on : 29th September 2021

Powerful explosion leaves Balanga police station damaged in Puri district, no casualties

The officer-in-charge and other personnel were away on patrolling duty to ensure the smooth passage of the upcoming Pipili by-poll.

published on : 28th September 2021

Voters of Odisha's Pipili will not forgive BJD for its neglect: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan

He stated that a large number of people of the constituency whose houses were severely damaged by the cyclone are still waiting for housing assistance under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana.

published on : 26th September 2021

Campaigning picks up in Pipili

She alleged that many ministers, ruling party legislators and local workers participated in the rally in violation of the Covid guidelines.

published on : 25th September 2021
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