Staying away from the polling booth and election fray was the only option for us to make ourselves heard, said the residents of Bijipur village.
People of nine panchayats of Swabhiman Anchal under the Chitrakonda block of the district will cast vote and elect their representatives on February 24.
On January 25, while speaking to the media after paying floral tributes at the statue of B R Ambedkar on the Assembly premises on the National Voters Day, the governor not only castigated the Speaker and the chief minister for allegedly not providing the information he had sought, but also described the political condition in West Bengal as horrible and frightening
And the young cubs are going the extra mile to not let down their aging fathers.
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) brought forth the issue of OBC candidature once again on Thursday following the release of the final list of candidates who will contest the three tier Panchayat polls in Odisha.
The family members of the missing youth filed the police complaint after he didn't come home for a long time and his mobile phone was switched off
The manifesto contains a 22-point charter which the saffron party promises to deliver if its’ candidates emerge victorious in the three tier Panchayat polls in Odisha.
The ECI has also directed the social media platform companies to ensure compliance with the voluntary code of ethics amid heavy online campaigning due to ban of rallies.
The veteran Congress leader made it clear that he is not quitting politics in near future. But he made it clear that he will not be in the fray for the 2024 general election
Despite living closer to the sea, the residents of Brahmagiri area are struggling to get their daily quota of fresh water.
The three main political parties- the Biju Janata Dal (BJD), the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress- have meanwhile finalized their calibrated strategies to ensure victory of their candidates.
The election is almost over for BJD candidate Kalpana Pradhan from Ambabhona Block Zone-2 in Bargarh district who is all set to be declared as the winner of the ZP unopposed.
Speaking to reporters in Nagpur, BJP leader and former chief minister Devendra Fadnavis said, Tipu Sultan is historically known for committing atrocities against the Hindus in his state. The BJP will never accept the honouring of such personalities. The decision to name the garden after Tipu Sultan should be revoked.
Mallick is not a rich person, nor does he have political experience. Yet, he has been the cynosure of all eyes because despite his physical impediments, he is in the fray for the crucial rural body polls.
“I filed nomination from my village, but the Block Development Officer (BDO) rejected my nomination stating I am unable to read and write,” alleged Sabar. “I can read and write using Braille which is an internationally accepted language for visually impaired persons,” he added.
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Zilla Parishad aspirant in Kalimela Zone-2 under Malkangiri district has allegedly gone missing since Monday morning, a day ahead of the nomination withdrawal deadline.
All the equations set up to keep the Andhra Pradesh administration away from sabotaging the election in Kotia, seem to have fallen flat with the filling of nomination by these two independent candidates.
An aspirant for Sarpanch post, Gouri Munda alleged that she had approached the senior leader for his support.
A glaring election-motivated family tussle is being witnessed in Lipinda Panchayat of Sambalpur district where husband and wife are confronting each other.
Nadda said Punjab is a border state and security is a very important issue as far as assembly elections are concerned.
Talking about the message he received, Singh said, "Message was that the Pakistan Prime minister has sent a request that if you can take Sidhu in your cabinet he will be grateful. He (Sidhu) is an old friend of mine (Pakistan Prime Minister) and if he doesn't work then you can remove him."
As 107 municipalities and notified area councils (NACs), besides Cuttack, Bhubaneswar and Berhampur municipal corporations are likely to go for polls by the end of April or beginning of May, the State government is working overtime complete the necessary exercises, like Ward delimitations.
Among others, lack of road communication and mobile network services have been in the wish list of the residents of the villages under Paraposhi, Jharagogua, Jharamunda, Gandam and Dimirikuda Panchayats in Tileibani block.
As many as 8,648 nomination papers submitted by candidates for election to various positions in the three-tier Panchayati Raj Institutions in Odisha were rejected during scrutiny on Sunday.
Electoral politics has been like a game of Snakes and Ladders across the globe with political figures witnessing many ups and downs in their career.