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Padampur Raid
Odisha becomes new hub of raids ahead of Padampur by-polls

The raid was conducted late at night in presence of women and senior citizens in the house which has been slammed by Patnaik’s family.

  • Wednesday, 30 November 2022
Growing infighting a cause of concern for BJD ahead of Padampur bypoll
Padampur bypoll: Growing infighting a cause of concern for BJD 

With the fraction between BJD’s candidate Barsha Singh Bariha and Mahendra Badhei, who aspired for a ticket, allegedly getting wider, the conch party is reportedly struggling to tackle the situation. 

  • Tuesday, 29 November 2022
Padampur bypoll: BJD government is siphoning off farmers’ money, says Dharmendra Pradhan
Padampur bypoll: BJD government is siphoning off farmers’ money, says Dharmendra Pradhan

Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Tuesday made a veiled attack on Naveen Patnaik, saying the BJD-led government is appropriating money meant for farmers. He said this while addressing a meeting at Mandosil under Paikamal block in Bargarh district.   

  • Tuesday, 29 November 2022
Income Tax
IT raids in Padampur sparks slugfest between BJD & BJP

Income Tax department's raids on the residences of three businessmen considered close to the ruling Biju Janata Dal in by-poll bound Padampur Assembly seat in Odisha's Bargarh district on Monday, led to a slugfest between the BJD and the opposition BJP here.

  • Monday, 28 November 2022
IT raids at 3 BJD workers' residences in poll-bound Padampur
It is IT vs GST raids in bypoll-bound Padampur

In what could be called a revenge raid to the Income Tax raids at three places in Padampur on Monday morning, the State government has reportedly unleashed GST officials to conduct raids on some business establishments in the towns of Paikmal and Jharbandha including Padampur.

  • Monday, 28 November 2022
Union Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw
Provide land, project work will start very next day: Rail Minister’s open challenge to Odisha govt

I am throwing an open challenge before the Odisha government. If it provides land for the new rail line tomorrow, we will start work the very next day, said Ashwini Vaishnaw.

  • Sunday, 27 November 2022
Narendra Singh Tomar
Union minister Tomar lambasts Odisha govt over farmers’ crop insurance delay

Tomar countered the claims of the ruling party that the Centre had been holding up installments of Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) meant for the farmers.

  • Sunday, 27 November 2022
Padampur bypoll: Odisha needs double engine govt, says BJP National VP 
Padampur bypoll: Odisha needs double engine govt, says BJP National VP 

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national vice-president Baijayant Panda launched a broadside against the State government, enumerating several burning issues that have obstructed the development in Western Odisha.

  • Saturday, 26 November 2022
Odisha state election commission
BJD submits memorandum at Odisha CEO office seeking enhanced security for MLA

The BJD's request came days after BJP candidate Pradip Purohit accused the BJD of engineering an attack on his poll meeting in the assembly constituency.

  • Friday, 25 November 2022
George Tirkey
Sundargarh’s tribal leader George Tirkey likely to join BJD

A four-time Biramitrapur MLA, George Tirkey is all set to throw in his lot with the Biju Janata Dal (BJD). The tribal leader announced it during an exclusive interview with OTV on Thursday.

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  • Friday, 25 November 2022
Sundargarh’s tribal leader George Tirkey likely to join BJD 
Sundargarh’s tribal leader George Tirkey likely to join BJD 

"I am not in two minds regarding joining the BJD," said George Tirkey.

  • Thursday, 24 November 2022
BJP Candidate Pradip Purohit
Padampur bypoll: 'Goondaism' taking limelight, primary issues take backstage

While BJP candidate Pradip Purohit broke down in a press conference while describing his harrowing experience when he was allegedly attacked by BJD goons, BJD MLA Sushant Singh alleged he has been issued death threats by goons supported by BJP MLA Jayanarayan Mishra.

  • Wednesday, 23 November 2022
Teacher protest against contractual recruitment process of Odisha government
Seniors now juniors! Contractual teachers corner Odisha govt over 'lack of transparency'

Juniors became seniors, and seniors have become juniors. There is no transparency in the government order, said a teacher protesting at the Lower PMG area in Bhubaneswar.

  • Sunday, 20 November 2022
Chief Electoral Officer, Odisha
Padampur Bypoll: BJP meets CEO over participation of govt employees in BJD campaigning

A video, purportedly showing the presence of the teachers has surfaced, which triggered resentment among BJP leaders following which a team met Padampur's Additional Collector and Returning officer alleging violations of the Model Code of Conduct.

  • Saturday, 19 November 2022
Padampur Bypoll: Pol parties buckle up for campaigning with respective star campaigners
Padampur Bypoll: Pol parties buckle up for campaigning with respective star campaigners

After the debacle in Dhamnagar, BJD has exuded confidence in senior party leaders and western Odisha leaders. For the first time, BJD has included former MLA Pradeep Majhi in its star campaigner list.

  • Saturday, 19 November 2022
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