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Odisha Elections 3rd Phase
Odisha Elections 2024 Phase 3 Voting LIVE Updates: Odisha records 71 percent voter turnout

Voting was held for the third phase of polling in Odisha. The polling was held amid heavy security in as many as six Lok Sabha and 42 Assembly constituencies

Odisha Elections 2024 (Sambalpur LS Constituency)
Lok Sabha elections 2024: Stage set for tough fight in Sambalpur Lok Sabha constituency

The Sambalpur Lok Sabha seat, a key political battleground in Western Odisha, will witness an intense electoral contest among BJP's Dharmendra Pradhan, BJD's Pranab Prakash Das, and Congress' Nagendra Pradhan. Dharmendra Pradhan returns after a 15-year hiatus, while BJD fields the experienced MLA Pranab Das. The election results from previous years depict a closely fought battle among the major parties.

Bhubaneswar LS Constituency
Odisha Elections 2024: Triangular fight on the cards for Bhubaneswar Lok Sabha seat

The Bhubaneswar Lok Sabha seat is set for a heated contest in the 2024 elections with BJP's Aparajita Sarangi, BJD's Manmath Routray, and Congress's Yasir Nawaz as candidates. Sarangi, a former IAS officer, previously defeated former IPS officer Arup Patnaik. Manmath, from a political family and ex-pilot, and youth leader Yasir are new contenders.

Puri Lok Sabha Constituency
Odisha Elections 2024: Puri Lok Sabha seat ready to witness intense fight

The Puri Lok Sabha seat in Odisha is set for a heated triangular contest among BJD's Arup Patnaik, BJP's Sambit Patra, and Congress's Jay Narayan Patnaik. Sambit Patra, re-nominated by BJP, faces his second election after a defeat in 2019. Arup Patnaik, a former Mumbai Police Commissioner and now with BJD, also marks his recent political involvement. Meanwhile, it's a debut for Congress’s Jay Narayan.

Odisha Elections 2024 (Cuttack Lok Sabha Constituency)
Cuttack Lok Sabha elections 2024: All you need to know about the candidates

In the 2024 Odisha elections, key political shifts occur as Bhartruhari Mahtab switches from BJD to BJP for Cuttack's Lok Sabha seat, challenging first-time candidate Santrupt Misra of BJD and Congress' Suresh Mohapatra. This reshuffling highlights the strategic importance and intense competition in Cuttack.

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This corrupt govt in Odisha should be overthrown: BJP's Kendrapara LS candidate Baijayant Panda 
This corrupt govt in Odisha should be overthrown: BJP's Kendrapara LS candidate Baijayant Panda 

BJP National Vice President and party’s Kendrapara Lok Sabha (LS) candidate Baijayant Panda at a 'Mahila Samavesh' urged the people to overthrow the corrupt government in Odisha.

Bargarh murder: One arrested, main accused still at large 
Bargarh murder: One arrested, main accused still at large 

In Bargarh, police arrested Manoj Nag for the murder of auto-rickshaw driver Biswanath Mirdha on May 20, the day when voting was underway in Bargarh.

Odisha Elections 2024: 94.48 lakh voters to exercise franchise in 3rd phase polling tomorrow
Odisha Elections 2024: 94.48 lakh voters to exercise franchise in 3rd phase polling tomorrow

In the third phase of the 2024 Odisha elections, around 94.48 lakh voters will decide the fate of 64 MP candidates and 383 Assembly candidates.

BJD’s free electricity announcement, a pie in the sky!  
BJD’s free electricity announcement, a pie in the sky!  

The Biju Janata Dal (BJD) has promised free electricity to approximately 90% of families in Odisha, a first in its 24-year rule. Despite widespread promotion, the feasibility remains doubtful with frequent power outages and inadequate infrastructure being major concerns among residents and political opponents.

Odisha Elections 2024: Rs 2.5 lakh seized from BJD leader’s vehicle in Keonjhar 
Odisha Elections 2024: Rs 2.5 lakh seized from BJD leader’s vehicle in Keonjhar 

Rs 2.5 lakh was seized from a BJD leader's vehicle in Keonjhar ahead of the third phase of polling in Odisha.

Cyclone Update: Odisha to witness heavy rainfall & gusty winds 
Cyclone Update: Odisha to witness heavy rainfall & gusty winds 

Odisha is set to experience heavy rains and gusty winds up to 80 kmph due to a severe cyclonic storm in the Bay of Bengal on May 26, despite not being directly hit.

Odisha Elections 2024: Union Minister Smriti Irani to visit Odisha tomorrow
Odisha Elections 2024: Union Minister Smriti Irani to visit Odisha tomorrow

Union Minister Smriti Irani is all set to bolster the BJP's campaign in Odisha with her visits to Kujanga, Aul, and Remuna tomorrow.

BJD MLA Pratap Jena uses derogatory language against lady ward member
Odisha Elections 2024: BJD MLA Pratap Jena uses derogatory language against lady ward member, video goes viral

Though Jena is not visible in the video, sources said that his voice is pretty clear.

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik
BJP urges Odisha Police DG to free Naveen Patnaik from the clutches of VK Pandian

Former President of Odisha BJP, Samir Mohanty wrote a letter to Odisha DGP Arun Kumar Sarangi in this regard.

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