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Odisha Elections 2024
Cash seizure continues in poll-bound Odisha; surveillance and other measures intensified

Due to strict enforcement and surveillance, around Rs 20 lakh was seized from a car during checking near Bhadrasahi under Barbil police limits in Keonjhar district on Friday.

Rahul Gandhi will lose by a big margin in Raebareli, predicts Amit Shah
Rahul Gandhi will lose by a big margin in Raebareli, predicts Amit Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Friday slammed the Congress, saying that its move to field Rahul Gandhi from the Raebareli Lok Sabha seat will not be successful as the party leader will lose by a huge margin.

Sambhavi Puraskar 2024
Shambhavi Puraskar 2024 for Ranjit Majhi; 'we want social transformation', says Shaifalika Panda

Ranjit Majhi was awarded the Shambhavi Puraskar for his efforts in implementing the Forest Rights Act and empowering villagers in Sundargarh. The event, organized by the Bansidhar & Ila Panda Foundation, also recognized Sasmita Mangaraj for her work in women's empowerment.

Odisha Elections 2024
BJD has given ticket to wife of ganja trader, says Anubhav Patnaik after filing nomination as independent candidate

Anubhav Patnaik, after resigning from BJD, criticized the party for nominating Sabitri Pradhan, whose husband is allegedly involved in illegal ganja trade and a murder case. He filed his nomination as an independent candidate for the Khandapada Assembly seat, citing past injustices and lack of development work by previous candidates.

Upset over 'unfulfilled' promises, villagers gherao Jharsuguda BJD candidate Dipali Das during poll
Upset over 'unfulfilled' promises, villagers gherao Jharsuguda BJD candidate Dipali Das during poll campaign

During her election campaign in Jharsuguda, BJD candidate Dipali Das was confronted by villagers in Malibeunra over unfulfilled promises made during the 2019 elections. The incident, recorded and shared online, highlighted the villagers' demands for accountability on past commitments.

Odisha Elections 2024
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar to visit Odisha on May 4; BJP national president JP Nadda on May 5

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and BJP National President JP Nadda are set to visit Odisha on May 4 and 5, respectively, as part of the BJP's intensive campaign ahead of the crucial Lok Sabha and Assembly elections. The visits aim to bolster the party's prospects and energize its cadre.

PM Modi
'Shehzada' fears defeat in Wayanad, now finding escape route via Raebareli: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi criticizes Rahul Gandhi and Congress, highlighting Gandhi's electoral strategies in Wayanad and Raebareli. Modi accuses Congress of promoting 'vote-jihad' and attempting religion-based reservations contrary to the Indian Constitution.

Odisha Elections 2024
Odisha elections 2024 is fight for double-engine govt and Odia Asmita: BJP’s LS candidate Bhartruhari Mahtab

Bhartruhari Mahtab on Friday saidd that the 2024 elections will pivot on securing a double-engine government and preserving 'Odia Asmita'. Mahtab highlights several local issues and BJP’s commitment to address them, alongside promises of financial aid and healthcare benefits.

PM Modi
Trinamool govt wants to make Hindus second-class citizens in West Bengal: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi criticized the Trinamool Congress government in West Bengal, accusing them of trying to make Hindus second-class citizens and engaging in appeasement politics. He highlighted incidents and comments that support his claims, including a controversial statement by an MLA and a court ruling that affected thousands of jobs.

Rs 7.5 lakh cash seized in Bargarh as election monitoring intensifies
Rs 7.5 lakh cash seized in Bargarh as election monitoring intensifies; Rs 25L seized so far in western Odisha

Ahead of the 2024 elections, a combined operation by the Flying Surveillance Team and local police in Bargarh, Odisha resulted in the seizure of Rs 7.5 lakh from an SUV. This brings the total amount seized in western Odisha to over Rs 25 lakh as part of ongoing election monitoring efforts.

  • Friday, 03 May 2024
Jharkhand HC dismisses Rahul Gandhis petition to quash proceedings against him
Lok Sabha polls: Rahul Gandhi to contest from Rae Bareli, K L Sharma from Amethi

The Congress party on Friday announced its nominees for the Rae Bareli and Amethi constituencies in Uttar Pradesh.

ECI 'orders transfer' of Odisha Mission Shakti Secretary Sujata Pandian for 'misuse of public office'
ECI 'orders transfer' of Odisha Mission Shakti Secretary Sujata Pandian for 'misuse of public office'

The BJP filed a complaint with the ECI, citing Odisha Mission Shakti Secretary Sujata Pandian's involvement in coercing SHGs and influencing voters through SVEEP for the electoral gains of the BJD.

BJP, BJD workers face off during nomination filing outside Khordha Collector’s office
BJP, BJD workers face off during nomination filing outside Khordha Collector’s office

During the nomination filing for the Bhubaneswar Lok Sabha seat, BJP and BJD workers confronted outside the Khordha Collector's office.

Odisha BJD President Manmohan Samal
BJP alleges corruption of over Rs 1 lakh crore in paddy procurement in Odisha; BJD responds

Odisha BJD president Manmohan Samal alleged that there have been massive irregularities in the procurement of rice. He alleged corruption of more than Rs 1 lakh crore in paddy procurement by the BJD government in the State.

BJD Supremo Naveen Patnaik
BJD announces its last list of candidates for Assembly elections in Odisha

Naveen Patnaik, the BJD president and Odisha Chief Minister, announced the party's final list of candidates for the upcoming Assembly elections on Thursday.

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