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Re-poll in Odisha’s nine booths on Apr 25

Bhubaneswar, Apr 23 (PTI) The Election Commission has ordered fresh polling in nine booths of Odisha where voting was disrupted for various reasons during the second phase of polling on April 18. Odisha Chief Electoral Officer Surendra Kumar said the re-polls will be held on April 25. Voting was affected in those booths located in […]

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Capital fight gets intese, former Mumbai Police Commissioner Arup Patnaik of BJD faces tough fight against BJP candidate Aparajita Sarangi at Bhubaneswar

The third phase of Lok Sabha elections on April 23 will witness a battle between several political heavyweights as well as former bureaucrats in Odisha. As many as four former bureaucrats will contest the Lok Sabha polls for the first time in the third phase. Six Lok Sabha constituencies — Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Puri, Sambalpur, Keonjhar […]

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Meet Pramila Bisoi, the SHG Woman Leader from Aska in Ganjam District of Odisha is Naveen Patnaik’s become biggest political move to empower women

A 68-year-old village self help group member in Odisha has been allotted the BJD ticket for the Aska Lok Sabha seat, from where party president and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik had begun his political career around 20 years ago. Pramila Bisoi, who has formal education till Class 3, was chosen as candidate for the seat […]

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Odisha records 66% voting in first phase of polling in Odisha for 4 LS, 28 Assembly seats

Voting for the first phase of election in four Parliamentary and 28 Assembly constituencies in Odisha ended Thursday with 66 per cent of the six million eligible voters casting their votes by 5 pm, officials.said. Simultaneous elections are being held in the state to the 147-member Assembly and 21 Lok Sabha constituencies. The first phase […]

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Naveen Patnaik knocks the door of Election Commission of its decision to stop disbursement of funds to farmers under Odisha government’s Kalia scheme

BHUBANESWAR: Strongly protesting the Election Commission of India’s decision to stop disbursement of funds to farmers under Odisha government’s Kalia scheme, Chief Minister and BJD president Naveen Patnaik Tuesday went to office of the Chief Electoral Officer to lodge a complaint. Mr Patnaik along with senior leaders of the ruling BJD met Chief Electoral Officer […]

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Odisha 2019 Elections has many generational leaders, also called as dynasty politics in india, no party can get away with this?

Several political families in Odisha are in the fray in the 2019 polls, with members of some either seeking re-election or crossing swords with their kin. In some cases, members of such families have been fielded by parties from different constituencies, including one in which the Congress has given a father the responsibility to retain […]

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BJD to sweep Lok sabha Election with 21 Lok Sabha seats in the state, to play a bigger role in National Politics – Naveen Patnaik

NAYAGARH (ODISHA): Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday claimed that no national party will get a clear majority in the upcoming Lok Sabha election. While addressing a rally, Mr Patnaik said that Odisha remains neglected by the centre at every front. Mr Patnaik stated that the BJD will register major win in ensuing Lok […]

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Actress Pinky Pradhan to take on BJD heavyweight Surjya Patro in Digapahandi assembly seat, BJP names candidates for 5 Lok Sabha constituencies, 22 Assembly seats in Odisha

Actor, Singer, Producer, Vice President BJP Mahila Morcha Odisha Pinky Pradhan will now be taking on the cabinet Minister Surjya Narayan Patro in the prestigious Digapahandi assembly seat.  Ending speculations over Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s candidature from Puri, the BJP has fielded its national spokesperson Sambit Patra from the Lok Sabha seat. Senior leaders of […]

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Acid Test for BJP as Jay Panda given Kendrapada ticket in BJD bastion, Sambit Patra in Puri, fresh faces in the BJP List

BJP candidate list 2019: Bharatiya Janata Party candidate list for Lok Sabha elections 2019 Election 2019, Bharatiya Janata Party Lok Sabha Candidate List 2019: The Bharatiya Janata Party is seek second term in office under the leadership of PM Narendra Modi. The party on Friday released its thirst list of candidates, fielding Sambit Patra from […]

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SHG leader Pramila Bisoi in Aska, Bikram Panda in Berhampur among other new faces in the First list of BJD,Naveen To Contest From Hinjli, Bijepur Assembly Seats

Odisha Chief Minister and Biju Janata Dal president Naveen Patnaik announced Monday that he will contest from Bijepur in western Odisha apart from his traditional home turf Hinjili assembly constituency in the upcoming Assembly elections in the state. Patnaik had announced a day before that he was ‘seriously considering’ an appeal from ‘the leaders of […]