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Odisha Elections 2024: Nomination process begins for constituencies going to polls on June 1

The nomination process for six Lok Sabha and 42 assembly seats in Odisha began, set for polls on June 1. Candidates can file until May 14, with nominations scrutinized on May 15 and withdrawals by May 17.

Odisha Elections 2024
PM Modi's roadshow in Bhubaneswar on May 10; Hema Malini, other BJP leaders to hit campaign trail in Odisha

PM Narendra Modi is scheduled for a major roadshow in Bhubaneswar on May 10.Top BJP leaders and 'Dream Girl' Hema Malini campaigning in Odisha. The event aims to highlight the need for BJP's governance citing lack of basic amenities under the current BJD regime.

Ex-Cong leader Radhika Khera, actor Shekhar Suman join BJP
Ex-Cong leader Radhika Khera, actor Shekhar Suman join BJP

Former Congress leader Radhika Khera and actor Shekhar Suman have joined the BJP during the Lok Sabha elections. Khera resigned following an internal conflict and cited opposition within Congress for her Ayodhya visit.

  • Tuesday, 07 May 2024
Odisha Elections 2024
Only 2 people in helicopter cannot form govt in Odisha: BJP National VP Baijayant Panda take dig at BJD

BJP National Vice-President Baijayant Panda criticized the ruling BJD in Odisha for corruption, asserting that a BJP government will be formed on June 10. He highlighted key election promises such as filling government vacancies and infrastructural development. Amidst these claims, he also emphasized the national achievements under PM Modi's leadership.

Lok Sabha Election 2024 Phase 3 Voting
Lok Sabha Elections 2024 Phase 3 Voting Live Updates: Polling peaceful; 61.45% turnout by 8 PM

Voting for the third phase of the Lok Sabha Elections 2024 was conducted today. Polling was held in 93 constituencies across as many as 11 states and Union

Odisha Elections 2024
Odisha will get first BJP CM; he/she will not be an outsider: PM Modi in Nabarangpur

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, at a rally in Nabarangpur, expressed confidence that the BJP will govern Odisha and appoint the state's first BJP CM, emphasizing local leadership and criticizing the BJD's governance. He highlighted the party's manifesto promises including MSP hikes and central scheme implementations.

Odisha Elections 2024
MCC violation: Children used in BJD Kendrapara LS candidate's campaigning; BJP moves CEO

In Kendrapara, allegations have surfaced against BJD's Lok Sabha candidate Anshuman Mohanty for using children in his campaign, violating the Model Code of Conduct. BJP has reported this issue to the Odisha CEO and urged ECI for immediate action.

PM Narendra Modi in Berhampur
'BJD’s expiry date is June 4; BJP’s CM will take oath on June 10 in Bhubaneswar': PM Modi

The BJP is intensifying efforts to win the 2024 Odisha elections, with PM Narendra Modi leading public rallies in Berhampur to challenge the ruling BJD. The party targets winning in Ganjam to secure overall victory in the state, reflecting a broader strategy to strengthen its position across India.

BJP Manifesto For Odisha: BJP Makes These 21 Promises In Its Sankalp Patra
BJP Manifesto For Odisha: BJP Makes These 21 Promises In Its Sankalp Patra

BJP national president JP Nadda on Sunday, released the Odisha BJP’s Sankalp Patra (election manifesto) during an event in Bhubaneswar on Sunday.

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Controversy erupts in Odisha as govt teacher campaigns for BJD; BJP calls for action
Controversy erupts in Odisha as govt teacher campaigns for BJD; BJP calls for action

In Odisha, a government teacher was caught campaigning for the BJD, sparking controversy and prompting BJP demands for action. This incident highlights potential violations of laws restricting political activities by government employees during elections.

  • Sunday, 05 May 2024
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Why PM Narendra Modi has an unmatched popular appeal?

PM Narendra Modi emphasizes his governance style, contrasting pre-and post-2014 scenarios in his rallies. He highlights his direct approach to problems, significant achievements, and the BJP’s robust performance in elections. Modi also focuses on cultural issues, like the Ram Mandir, and counters opposition narratives effectively.

  • Sunday, 05 May 2024
Samir Dash’s supporters issue 24 hr-ultimatum to BJD to reconsider candidate name  
Samir Dash’s supporters issue 24 hr-ultimatum to BJD to reconsider candidate name  

Supporters of Samir Dash, an MLA from Nimapara, protested against BJD's decision to cancel his ticket for the upcoming election.

Odisha Elections 2024
We want BJP govt in Odisha so that it works effectively with Modi Sarkar in Delhi: S Jaishankar

S. Jaishankar emphasized the importance of a BJP government in Odisha to align with Modi's administration for effective collaboration. He highlighted the cultural significance of Odisha at the G-20 meeting, showcasing the Konark Wheel replica. The minister also noted ongoing central support for Odisha's development, despite some schemes like Ayushman Bharat not being implemented.

FM Sitharaman trashes media report on changes in income tax rules after LS polls
FM Sitharaman trashes media report on changes in income tax rules after LS polls

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday refuted a media report claiming that major changes in the income tax system would be introduced when the new government assumes office after the ongoing Lok Sabha elections.

  • Friday, 03 May 2024
Rahul can win elections from Pakistan, Assam CM's swipe at Gandhi scion
Rahul can win elections from Pakistan, Assam CM's swipe at Gandhi scion

Amid the political hullabaloo over Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's nomination from Uttar Pradesh's Raebareli, his second after Kerala's Wayanad constituency for 2024 Lok Sabha polls, Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma took a dig at the Gandhi scion, saying 'he can easily win elections from Pakistan'.

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