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Odisha Elections 2024: Stage set for counting of votes on June 4, security tightened
Odisha Elections 2024: Stage set for counting of votes on June 4, security tightened

The vote counting for the Lok Sabha and State Assembly elections in Odisha is scheduled for June 4, 2024. Enhanced security measures including a three-tier system are in place at 147 counting centers. This follows voting across multiple dates and a re-poll in two booths.

Violence during Odisha Elections 2024
Odisha Elections 2024 marked by sporadic incidents of violence

However, CEO Nikunja Bihari Dhal said that the number of violent incidents during the 2024 General Elections in Odisha has reduced in comparison to the 2019 General Elections.

BJP returns to power in Arunachal, secures 33 seats in 60-member assembly

The BJP won a third consecutive term in Arunachal Pradesh, securing 33 seats out of 60 in the assembly. The Election Commission confirmed this following the April 19 elections, with the BJP also leading in additional seats.

Arunachal Pradesh Elections 2024
BJP likely to form govt for 3rd consecutive term in Arunachal Pradesh

The BJP is poised to retain power in Arunachal Pradesh, winning ten seats uncontested and leading in 22 others during the Assembly elections. Counting continues with high security and oversight by numerous officials and observers. The state saw an 83% voter turnout, with results still pending for two Parliamentary seats.

4 Exit Polls predict return of BJP-led NDA, with thumping majority of 350 plus seats
Exit polls predict massive win for BJP-led NDA in LS elections

Recent exit polls indicate a strong lead for the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) in the Indian general elections, projecting over 350 seats. The Congress-led INDIA alliance also shows improvement from 2019 but remains below 150 seats.

Odisha Elections 2024
BJP candidate Arindam Roy brings booth capturing allegations against BJD workers in Salepur

According to Roy, he would bring the matter to the notice of ADM, SDPO and demand appropriate action. “The election should be conducted in a peaceful manner.

Odisha Elections 2024
Bahubandh residents boycott polls in Mayurbhanj over non-fulfilment of promises

The locals alleged that they decided to boycott the polls as the Odisha government failed to fulfil its promises made to them when they were evicted from Similipal Sanctuary area.

Lok Sabha Election 2024
Lok Sabha Elections 2024 Phase 7 Voting LIVE Updates: 59.45 per cent voting recorded till 8.45 pm in 57 constituencies of 8 states

Voting has begun for the 7th and final phase of the ongoing general elections. In this phase, polling is being conducted for 57 Lok Sabha constituencies

PM Modi
Robust 8.2 per cent GDP growth is only trailer of things to come: PM Modi

India's GDP grew by 8.2% in 2023-24, driven by strong performances in manufacturing and mining sectors. Prime Minister Narendra Modi highlighted the robust momentum of the Indian economy, attributing this growth to various governmental measures such as increased infrastructure spending and incentives for manufacturing sectors.

BJD leader missing after raid by several agencies
BJD's Pattamundai Nagar president still ‘missing’ after raid by multiple agencies in Kendrapara

Khageswar is now under scanner over allegations of distribution of cash among voters. The raid was conducted after the Election Commission of India (ECI) received such allegations against Khageswar.

BJP takes dig at Odisha CM Naveen
BJP takes dig at Odisha CM Naveen on his statement ‘VK Pandian, not my successor’

In response to Patnaik’s statement on Pandian, the state unit of the BJP slammed the CM and the ruling party.

Security tightened in Kanyakumari ahead of PM Modi's meditation retreat amidst congress protests
Security tightened in Kanyakumari ahead of PM Modi's meditation retreat amidst congress protests

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's upcoming visit to Kanyakumari for a three-day meditation at Vivekananda Rock Memorial has led to heightened security and controversy. Around 3,000 police are deployed, with Modi arriving via helicopter from Thiruvananthapuram. Concurrently, Congress has protested the visit, claiming it breaches election codes.

  • Thursday, 30 May 2024
Odisha Elections 2024
There will be new storm in politics, explosion in BJD: Odisha voted to end corruption, labour migration, says PM Modi

The way politics is going on within BJD, you will see an explosion in coming days. The people of Odisha have voted for BJP MP and MLA candidates in bumper vote, said PM Narendra Modi.

PM Narendra Modi In Odisha
Is there a conspiracy behind CM Naveen’s deteriorating health? PM Modi promises special committee for probe

Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed concerns and wanted to know if there is any conspiracy behind CM Naveen Patnaik’s poor health condition.

Odisha Elections 2024
Officers misutilising power will not be spared, says BJP after VK Pandian terms ECI action against 2 IPS officers unfortunate

At a presser here on Wednesday, senior BJP leader Bhartruhari Mahtab said, “Those officers who have miutilised power and harassed the people Odisha will not be spared. This will not be ‘witch hunting’ rather appropriate legal and disciplinary action will be taken.