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Odisha BJP resets mission 120 for general elections 2024
Odisha BJP resets mission 120 for general elections 2024

It is worthwhile to mention here that the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) had won 95 of 108 municipalities in the Odisha ULB polls while the Opposition BJP and Congress remained in second and third position with 16 and seven seats respectively in their pockets. The independents won nine seats in the polls.

BJP
BJP secures clean sweep in Guwahati civic polls

The saffron party won 58 seats, while one each went in favour of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and Asom Jatiya Parishad (AJP).

Naveen takes prep meet with district observers for 2024 polls 
Naveen takes prep meet with district observers for 2024 polls 

In the closed-door meeting held, sources say, the CM has asked the observers to submit reports within 10 days. 

#Watch: Congress leader Suresh Routray drops bombshell, says CM Naveen selects OPCC chief
#Watch: Congress leader Suresh Routray drops bombshell, says CM Naveen selects OPCC chief

While talking to journalists in Bhubaneswar, Routray said, “The decision regarding who will be the OPCC president and the Pravari for the State is entirely within Naveen Patnaik’s discretion.”

Union Minister Shobha Karandlaje
Central funds not properly utilised in Odisha, people deprived of benefits: Union Minister

Though the Narendra Modi government is providing all possible assistance to the State, there has been a poor progress of the welfare schemes funded by the Centre in Odisha, alleged the Union Minister of State for Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare

Odisha Election Commission
Odisha Panchayat Polls: SEC announces fresh dates for voting at pending places

The State Election Commission (SEC) has announced fresh dates for panchayat polls at different places where voting was earlier deferred on account of the death of candidates.

VP Venkaiah Naidu voices concern over rising nexus between politicians and civil servants
VP Venkaiah Naidu voices concern over rising nexus between politicians and civil servants

Referring to the recent reports of the bad state of finances in several states by incurring a huge expenditure on 'freebies' in the name of welfarism,

Political parties received Rs 258.43 crore donation from Electoral Trusts
Political parties received Rs 258.43 crore donation from Electoral Trusts

Top 10 donors have donated Rs 223.00 crore to Electoral Trusts, which forms 86.27 per cent of the total donations received by the trusts during FY 2020-21.

Mission 2024: BJD Going For A Massive Overhaul At Party Level 
Mission 2024: BJD Going For A Massive Overhaul At Party Level 

In such scheme of things, toeing the adage 'early bird catches the worm', the ruling BJD has launched preparations in right earnest to spruce up its organisational strength before the title fight in 2024 elections. 

Next OPCC chief must be from among MLAs only, or else…, reiterates Bahinipati
Next OPCC chief must be from among MLAs only, or else…, reiterates Bahinipati

OPCC needs immediate change in leadership for good and the All India Congress Committee (AICC) should come up with a permanent solution to the problem plaguing the party...

BJP
BJP MLAs from western Odisha seek hike in WODC funding

The WODC was established with an objective for all round socio-economic upliftment, educational and cultural advancement of the people residing within the area.

BJP lampoons BJD for being dilatory in implementing Modi govt's reform measures in Odisha
BJP lampoons BJD for being dilatory in implementing Modi govt's reform measures in Odisha

On the occasion of her party’s celebration of ‘Social Justice Fortnight’, Samantasinghar while addressing a press conference said the country’s growth rate was abysmally low and foreign exchange reserves were next to nothing prior to 2014.

BJP's Suvendu Adhikari demands President's rule in Bengal
BJP's Suvendu Adhikari demands President's rule in Bengal

Asserting that none of the victims had any association with the saffron camp, he said, we believe in humane values. The BJP always stands by humanity and does not label anyone as its vote bank."

Ministry Reshuffle In Odisha Likely, Over 10 Ministers May Be Shown The Door
Cabinet Reshuffle In Odisha Likely, Over 10 Ministers May Be Shown The Door

Talks in the power corridor are abuzz that CM Naveen Patnaik’s cabinet might see at least 50 per cent reshuffle with possibility of more than 10 ministers being shown the doors during the rejig.

Prashant Kishor wants to join Congress, briefs top brass on strategy for 2024
Prashant Kishor wants to join Congress, briefs top brass on strategy for 2024

With an eye on the 2024 general elections, he is understood to have told the leadership to focus on 365-370 parliamentary seats alone and strengthen its base in these constituencies.

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