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BJP has lost a bypoll, but isn't out of the race: Oram

Bhubaneswar: Union Tribal Affairs Minister Jual Oram on Friday said the BJP has lost the bypoll in Bijepur Assembly segment, but is not out of the race in Odisha. “We have been defeated in the bypolls, but we’re not out of the race,” Oram told reporters while celebrating Holi with his supporters here. On Wednesday, […]

Selection of Congress candidate for Bijepur bypoll rigged internally?

Bhubaneswar: In what could come as a startling revelation, Senior Congress Leader Hemanand Biswal brought allegations that the candidate selection process was rigged internally leading to a disastrous performance by the party in the recently-concluded Bijepur bypoll. We had suggested Ripunath Seth’s name as candidate for Bijepur bypoll. But at the AICC level several senior […]

Prasad Harichandan takes onus of Bijepur debacle, steps down as OPCC chief

Bhubaneswar: Owing moral responsibility for the defeat of party candidate in Bijepur bypoll, Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) president Prasad Harichandan today stepped down from his position. Party sources said Harichandan sent his resignation letter to Congress president Rahul Gandhi. However, he could not be contacted for immediate comment. The party high command is yet […]

BJD wins Bijepur bypoll by huge margin

Bhubaneswar: The ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) claimed the Bijepur Assembly constituency seat by defeating Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) by a huge margin. The BJD candidate Rita Sahu defeated her nearest rival Ashok Panigrahi of BJP by a margin of 41,933 votes as per figures after conclusion of all rounds of counting. BJD’s Rita Sahu […]

Bijepur Bypoll 2018 Final Results: LIVE UPDATES
Bijepur Bypoll 2018 Final Results: LIVE UPDATES

Bhubaneswar/Bargarh: The counting of votes for the Bijepur bypoll concluded and BJD came out victorious by registering a thumping win by a margin of 41,933 votes over its nearest rival BJP. Congress seemed to be the biggest loser. The outcome of the results of Bijepur Assembly seat assumes significance particularly for major political parties including […]

Knives out in Congress ahead of Bijepur bypoll results

Bhubaneswar/Bargarh: With only hours remaining for announcement of the result of the Bijepur bypoll, infighting has ensued within Congress with senior party leader Sura Routray bringing backstabbing allegations against a few party leaders. Routray on Tuesday said that three leaders of the party spent money in the Bijepur Assembly constituency to defeat party candidate Pranay […]

All eyes on Bijepur as bypoll results to be out tomorrow

Bargarh: Not only political parties but analysts and even the general public are waiting anxiously for the results of the bypoll for Bijepur Assembly seat which will be out tomorrow. With all eyes on the fate of the three main parties, the ruling BJD, BJP and the Congress, the administration has put preparations in place. […]

Srikant Jena
Vedanta money used in Bijepur bypoll: Congress’ Srikant Jena

Bhubaneswar: Senior Congress leader and former Union Minister Srikant Jena today alleged that money of Vedanta Company has been spent in the by-election to the Bijepur Assembly constituency. “When everyone’s attention was on Bijepur, government made a policy change to favour Anil Agrawal by ensuing Bauxite supply to Vedanta. Hundreds of crores have been spent […]

BJD MP raises concern over cash for vote remark of LoP

Bhubaneswar: A day after Leader of Opposition Narasingha Mishra stated that money changed hands during the recently concluded Bijepur bypoll to lure voters, BJD’s Sambalpur MP Nagendra Pradhan today said that democracy is in danger if the former’s remarks are true. “If Mishra’s statement that Rs 5,000 was offered to each voter during the bypoll […]

BJD, BJP Blame Game continues over violence before Bijepur bypoll

Bhubaneswar: Once again mudslinging has begun between the two political rivals–BJD and BJP over a series of large-scale violence reported in several parts of the State ahead of the Bijepur bypoll. The ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) on Sunday accused the BJP and Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan of attempting to derail the Bijepur bypoll process […]

Bijepur bypoll concludes peacefully; 80.92 per cent voter turnout

Bhubaneswar: An estimated 80.92 per cent of voters today exercised their franchise in the by-election to the Bijepur Assembly seat that passed off peacefully. “Around 80.92 per cent (provisional) of the electorate cast their votes in the bypoll,” Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) of Odisha Surendra Kumar said. Around 81.86 per cent polling had been recorded […]

BIJEPUR VOTES: 38 percent voters turnout recorded till 1 pm

Bargarh: The voting for the by-election to Bijepur Assembly constituency began at 8 am amid tight security arrangements on Saturday. The death of Congress MLA Subal Sahu in August last year had necessitated the Bijepur bypoll. Sahu had represented the seat in the past three terms and this time his wife Rita Sahu is the […]

Security beefed up in Bijepur for by-election

Bargarh: Security has been beefed up in the bypoll-bound Bijepur after high-voltage campaigning by political parties ended on Thursday. Five platoons of CRPF and BSF have been deployed in the Assembly constituency for smooth conduct of the election on February 24. Speaking at a presser today, Bargarh district collector Yamini Sarangi said as many as […]

Bijepur firing
Labour Minister’s brother, 3 others critical in attack

Bargarh: Hours after the campaign for the Bijepur Assembly by-election concluded on Thursday, Odisha Labour Minister Susant Singh’s brother along with three other persons got grievously injured after they were allegedly attacked by unidentified miscreants near Banabira under Sohela block of Bargarh district late last night. As per sources, Susant’s brother Subrat Singh was on […]

Bijepur bypoll: Campaigning ends; security beefed up

Bhubaneswar: High-octane campaigning for the bypoll to Bijepur Assembly constituency, which is seen as a precursor to the 2019 general elections, came to an end at 5PM today following which police have beefed up security to prevent any untoward incident. Nearly 2.21 lakh voters of the constituency will exercise their franchise on February 24. “Polling […]

Bijepur bypoll, a fight with CM officials rather than BJD: Pradhan

Bargarh: With only a day remaining for by-election to Bijepur assembly seat, the BJP today charged CM’s private secretary VK Pandian and officials of CMO with involving in the poll affairs of BJD in Bijepur. At a press meet, senior BJP leader and Petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan alleged that Pandian has sent 100 government officials […]

Padampur SDPO shunted out ahead of Bijepur bypoll

Bijepur: Ahead of the bypoll to the Bijepur Assembly constituency, the Sub-Divisional Police Officer (SDPO) of Padampur, Laxminarayan Panda was transferred to the office of the IG (Northern Range). DGP RP Sharma stated Panda was transferred as per the directive of the Chief Electoral Officer Surendra Kumar. Jharsuguda SDRPO Khirasagar Naik has been appointed Padampur […]

Bijepur bypoll campaign heats up

Bhubaneswar/Bargarh: It was again a show of strength by political parties including BJD, BJP and Congress as they left no stone unturned to woo voters ahead of the crucial Bijepur bypoll. On his second day of campaign in the Assembly constituency, Odisha Chief Minister and BJD president Naveen Patnaik addressed public meetings in Gaisilat block […]

CEC seeks report on shoe hurling at CM Naveen

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: The Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) on Wednesday sought a report from the Odisha State Election Commissioner (SEC) on the incident of shoe hurling at Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik during the by-election campaign in Bijepur on Tuesday. A delegation of the Biju Janata Dal (BJD), led by party MP Pinaki Mishra, met the CEC […]

BJP gheraoes Bijepur PS over alleged attack by BJD workers

Bhubaneswar: Supporters of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) have gheraoed the Bijepur Police Station demanding immediate action against some workers of the Biju Janta Dal (BJD) who allegedly thrashed them. The members of the saffron party alleged that they were beaten up by some BJD workers in front of Labour Minister Sushant Singh late on […]