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2024 Elections
Why BJD, BJP, Congress struggling to finalise candidates for 2024 Elections?

With both BJD and BJP adopting a wait-and-watch policy and pinning hopes on leaders switching camps, the Congress seems to be struggling to finalise the names of candidates for the Lok Sabha and Assembly seats.

2024 Elections
Former Bargarh MP Prabhas Singh quits BJD; says, 'no internal democracy in BJD, ideology changed'

It is pertinent to mention here that BJD has nominated Parinita Mishra as its candidate for Bargarh Lok Sabha seat. Mishra will lock horns with BJP’s Pradeep Purohit and Congress’ Sanjay Bhoi.

Police with 6 Maoists arrested on Odisha-Chhattisgarh border
6 Maoists arrested on Odisha-Chhattisgarh border; check the ultras' activities so far in 2024

Apart from arresting the Maoists, the security forces also seized a huge arms haul including 19 BGM bombs and gelatin sticks

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ISRO selects Odisha VSSUT students to take part in contest to design small satellite models

Among the eight students who are making Odisha and VSSUT proud are Swagat Sekhar Panda, Debankar Subhram, Pallabi Parimita Nayak, Inayatulla Khan, Subhankar Nayak, Faizur Rahman, Ayushman Jena and Subhranshu Ranjan Das.

Rourkela-Murshidabad bus rams into rock on Bangiriposi ghat
Rourkela-Murshidabad bus rams into rock on Bangiriposi ghat, over 20 passengers injured

The driver reportedly lost control over the steering of the bus, and the vehicle rammed into a rock on Bangiriposi ghat

Rainfall Alert
Orange Warning issued for rainfall in 14 Odisha districts

The MeT department has issued Yellow Warning for rainfall with thunderstorms and lightning in at least eight Odisha districts

  • Monday, 08 April 2024
  • IMD
Kandhamal Accident
3 killed as bike falls off bridge in Odisha's Kandhamal

The deceased have been identified as residents of Beredakia area under Raikia police limits in Kandhamal district

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Why BJD embraces and banks on imported leaders?
Why BJD embraces and banks on imported leaders?

The list of opposition leaders who joined the BJD is long. Congress leader of Titilagarh Surendra Singh Bhoi has been made BJD’s MP candidate for Bolangir after he joined the party. Former Salipur MLA and BJP leader Prakash Behera joined the BJD and has been made Cuttack-Barabati MLA candidate.      

Odisha Elections 2024: Paralakhemundi Assembly seat likely to see three-cornered contest
Odisha Elections 2024: Paralakhemundi Assembly seat likely to see three-cornered contest

The BJP has repeated its candidate K Narayan Rao who had won the seat in 2019. The BJD has given a chance to a new face like Rupesh Panigrahi while the Congress has banked on former chief secretary and senior party leader Bijay Patnaik.   

Rains bring relief for Odisha from sizzling temperatures
Rains bring relief for Odisha from sizzling temperatures

A resident of Mohana in Ganjam said,”People could not venture out due to piping heat. The mercury was around 40 degrees Celcius in the town. After showers, people are relieved a little now.” 

This time people fighting for me in Bhubaneswar: BJP MP candidate Aparajita Sarangi
This time people fighting for me in Bhubaneswar: BJP MP candidate Aparajita Sarangi

During her campaign at Ananda Ban Park here on Sunday, the BJP leader said, "I have prepared a report card on the developmental works that I have done in my constituency in the last five years. The report cards are being distributed to people." 

Discontent growing in Kendrapara BJD after Ganeswar Behera joins party 
Discontent growing in Kendrapara BJD after Ganeswar Behera joins party 

There are several ticket aspirants for a BJD ticket in Kendrapara assembly segment. They argued that they have been working for the party over the years, but imported leaders shouldn't be given a chance to contest the poll. 

World Health Day 2024
World Health Day 2024: Regular exercise, proper diet and sleep are key to healthy life, says expert

Health has assumed greater significance in several aspects of our well-being in modern times, especially post-pandemic era.

Former Congress leader Ganeswar Behera
Former minister Ganeswar Behera joins BJD days after snapping ties with Odisha Congress

Speculations are rife that the BJD might rope in Behera from Kendrapara in the 2024 elections.

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