Latest Odisha Breaking News Updates - Wednesday, 15 May 2024

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Time to say goodbye to BJD govt in Odisha: BJP's JP Nadda

BJP National President JP Nadda criticized the BJD government in Odisha for alleged voter bribery and bureaucratic dominance, advocating for a change to empower women and the populace. More
  • Himansu Shekhar Rout
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Odisha Elections 2024: Migrant workers not allowed to return for voting!

In the ongoing 2024 Odisha elections, many migrant workers from Kantabanji, where Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik is contesting, are unable to vote due to employer restrictions. Despite their pleas and viral videos highlighting their plight, these workers remain stranded out-of-state, impacting voter turnout. More
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‘Mo Booth’ mobile app launched for voters of Odisha’s Khordha district

Nikunja Bihari Dhal, Odisha's chief electoral officer, launched the 'Mo Booth' mobile app to help voters in Khurda district find their polling stations and check real-time queue sizes. The app updates every 15 minutes, providing accurate and timely voter queue information. More
  • Himansu Shekhar Rout
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Deadly road mishap leaves 5 dead in Keonjhar

Five individuals were killed in Keonjhar after a multi-vehicle accident involving two trucks and a car. The incident occurred at Rimuli bypass, with emergency services responding promptly. More
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BJP’s acceptability in Odisha grown exponentially: Baijayant Panda

BJP National Vice President Baijayant Panda highlighted the growing popularity of his party in Odisha, projecting a confident win in upcoming elections. He emphasized Narendra Modi's global appeal and local voters' support during his campaign tour. More
  • Vikash Sharma
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Odisha Elections: BJP heavyweights including JP Nadda, Amit Shah, Assam CM, Hema Malini set for whirlwind tour

Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma will be visiting Odisha and is scheduled to attend three public meetings at Brajarajnagar, Bonai and Attabira on May 16, 2024. More
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OTV Exclusive: Amit Shah promises action against chit fund scamsters, reopening of all gates of Puri Srimandir

In an exclusive interview with OTV during the roadshow in Cuttack, Amit Shah promised action against those involved in the muti-crore chit fund scam in the state. More
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Viral video: BJD candidate Sanatan Mahakud garlanded with shoes!

BJD candidate Sanatan Mahakud was shockingly garlanded with slippers during his campaign in Mirigisinga village. A video of the incident went viral, highlighting tensions. The incumbent MLA Minakshi Mohanta belongs to the village where the incident was reported. More
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PM Modi provides rice to poor, Naveen Patnaik distributes empty bags: Amit Shah

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is sending free rice to the poor across the country including Odisha. But Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik is misleading people by giving rice in a bag with his own image, alleged Amit Shah More
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BJD leader Latika Pradhan’s supporters 'misbehave with woman;' complaint filed

During a campaign event in Kabisuryanagar, supporters of BJD leader Latika Pradhan reportedly misbehaved with Chhaya Behera, who questioned the MLA nominee about local development. The altercation resulted in Behera being physically assaulted and later hospitalized. More
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BJD misleading people through 100 units free electricity claim: BJP

The BJP has accused the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) of misleading the public in Odisha with false promises of free electricity. Senior BJP leader Samir Mohanty criticized the BJD's shifting statements on providing 100 units of free electricity and highlighted discrepancies in power costs and distribution in the state. More
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Orissa HC invites applications for Junior Stenographer, check if you are eligible

The Orissa High Court is recruiting Junior Stenographers Group-C, with applications opening on May 20 and closing on June 18, 2024. The court is offering 35 posts, requiring candidates to have a relevant bachelor's degree and proficiency in shorthand and typewriting. More
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Odisha Elections 2024: Rahul Gandhi attacks BJP, spares BJD; CM Naveen, Om Birla hit campaign trail

Ahead of the second phase polls in Odisha, key political leaders intensified their campaigns. Rahul Gandhi criticized BJP but did not comment on BJD. Naveen Patnaik campaigned for free electricity and targeted opposition claims. Om Birla also campaigned actively. More
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IPL 2024: LSG owner Sanjiv Goenka into damage control mode amid backlash for insulting KL Rahul

Goenka recently hosted Rahul for dinner at his Delhi home. Rahul and Goenka also exchanged hugs during their recent meeting. More
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Minister Rita Sahu questioned about development work during poll campaign in Bijepur

Several locals allegedly questioned Rita about lack of developmental activities in the region. However, she failed to give any kind of satisfactory answers to the public. More
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Sporadic incidents of violence reported in Odisha ahead of 5th Phase poll

BJP and BJD workers reportedly clashed during a rally of the saffron party in front of Khuntuni police station in Cuttack district. More
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He is a good athlete and will perform better this year: Neeraj Chopra on Odisha's Kishore Jena  

Neeraj Chopra, India's Olympic gold medalist, praised fellow athlete Kishore Jena whom he will meet at the National Federation Senior Athletics Competition in Bhubaneswar. More
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Mumbai billboard mishap puts spotlight on hoardings in Bhubaneswar & Cuttack 

Following a deadly billboard collapse in Mumbai, concern has escalated over the safety of similar structures in Bhubaneswar and Cuttack. More
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BJP will form government in Centre and Odisha: Om Birla

Speaker of the Lok Sabha Om Birla asserted that the BJP is poised to form governments in both the Centre and Odisha, citing a strong public mandate. He highlighted the growing trust in Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who aims for a third term, backed by his track record for executing infrastructure projects and welfare schemes. More
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BJD’s Khallikote MLA candidate faces opposition from locals

BJD's MLA candidate for Khallikote, Suryamani Vaidya, faced stiff opposition from local residents during her campaign in various panchayats. Villagers accused her of neglecting development and failing to fulfill promises made in the 2019 election. More
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80 arrested in ‘Operation White Spider’: Bhubaneswar DCP

In Bhubaneswar, 'Operation White Spider' of the Commissionerate Police has resulted in the arrest of 80 individuals involved in drug trafficking. From January to April, significant quantities of narcotics like brown sugar and ganja were seized, alongside cash and vehicles. More
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