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Odisha Elections 2024: BJD MLA Raghunandan Das & supporters on tenterhooks
Odisha Elections 2024: BJD MLA Raghunandan Das & supporters on tenterhooks

Supporters of sitting BJD MLA Raghunandan Das who have been waiting for the party’s decision, gathered at the legislator's residence in Bhubaneswar on Saturday. They are said to be sceptical of the candidature of the incumbent MLA.

'Our problems are forgotten after polls': Odisha villagers rue drinking water shortage
'Our problems are forgotten after polls': Odisha villagers rue drinking water shortage

At the advent of summer, Kuliposa village under Lahunipada Tehsil of Sundargarh offers a common scene of women and children carrying buckets and going to the pit to collect water.  

Odisha Elections 2024: Kui Samaj demands replacement of 'outsiders' as candidates in Kandhamal 
Odisha Elections 2024: Kui Samaj demands replacement of 'outsiders' as candidates in Kandhamal 

Besides BJD, BJP and Congress have also attracted the ire of the Kui Samaj for fielding candidates from outside of the district. 

Ram Navami: 'Elaborate security arrangements in Rourkela'
Ram Navami: 'Elaborate security arrangements in Rourkela'

Officials of the district administration, senior police officials and representatives of 58 Akhada committees were present at the meeting which was presided over by the Rourkela SP. Traffic management and procession timings were discussed at the meeting.

The party has fielded Srikant Kumar Jena for Balasore while Yasir Nawaz has been named as party cand
Congress announces candidates for nine Lok Sabha seats in Odisha

The grand old party had earlier announced its candidates for eight Lok Sabha seats while candidates for four more parliamentary seats are yet to be announced.

BJD's factional feud in Balasore assuming serious proportions!
BJD's factional feud in Balasore assuming serious proportions!

In Nilagiri, the BJD stands divided into two camps as sitting MLA Sukant Nayak quit the BJP and joined the BJD. However, BJD leader Santosh Khatua, who has long been looking after the party organisation with the hope of a party ticket in the 2024 elections, has become belligerent. 

Bhubaneswar Padmakesharipur violence: Family attacked over loan; two arrested 
Bhubaneswar Padmakesharipur violence: Family attacked over loan; two arrested 

The money lender is presently asking the impoverished family in Padmakesharipur village to pay Rs 15 lakh more. 

Heat wave returns to Odisha! Temperature to rise further, says IMD
Heat wave returns to Odisha! Temperature to rise further, says IMD

Odisha on Saturday witnessed a rise in temperatures with Paralakhemundi becoming the hottest city.

BJP’s Kendrapara LS candidate Baijayant Panda intensifies campaigning, slams Odisha govt over labour migration
BJP’s Kendrapara LS candidate Baijayant Panda intensifies campaigning, slams Odisha govt over labour migration

The BJP stalwart addressed a public meeting at Tikanpur under the Patkura Assembly seat. The party’s MLA candidate for the Patkura Assembly seat, Tejeswar Parida was present at the meeting.  Both the leaders also took out a rally in the area and interacted with the people.  

BJD hijacked by officer in Chief Minister's Office: Odisha BJP 
BJD hijacked by officer in Chief Minister's Office: Odisha BJP 

Without taking BJD leader VK Pandian’s name, Odisha BJP Vice President, Biranchi Tripathy on Saturday took a swipe at the ruling BJD saying the party has been hijacked by an officer in the Chief Minister’s Office (CMO).  

Commissionerate Police busts inter-state robber gang; 3 arrested, over 1 kg gold, 1.5 kg silver orna
Commissionerate Police busts inter-state robber gang; 3 arrested, over 1 kg gold, 1.5 kg silver ornaments seized

A special squad of the Commissionerate Police seized over 1 kg gold, 1.5 kg silver ornaments and Rs 4 lakh cash from their possession. 

Pinky Pradhan
BJP takes dig at BJD for ‘trying to lure’ Ollywood actors into party campaign

BJP leader and Ollywood actress Pinky Pradhan said that as all the big celebrities like Anubhav Mohanty, Sidhant Mohapatra and Arindam Roy have deserted BJD, the ruling party is afraid of defeat in the upcoming election. 

Naba Das murder case
Naba Das murder case: Statement of another eyewitness recorded at Jharsuguda ADJ court

As per the advocate of accused Gopal Das, there have been a lot of differences between both statements of the eyewitness.

  • Saturday, 13 April 2024
  • Odisha
Lady teacher suspended for taking part in election rally
MCC violation: Lady teacher suspended for taking part in election rally in Odisha

Mallick has been placed under suspension with immediate effect for violating the model code of conduct.

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