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Rs 40,000 crore corruption done through 5T initiative: Odisha BJP
Rs 40,000 crore corruption done through 5T initiative: Odisha BJP 

BJP spokesperson Anil Biswal alleged, “The 5T was an undemocratic system and it was a political programme. The Election Commission of India has deemed it a political programme and took action. Rs 500 crore was spent for 5T publicity and Rs 50 to Rs 60 crore was spent towards helicopter rides.”

  • Thursday, 18 April 2024
Odisha CM to contest from two migration-hit constituencies; residents least excited!  
Odisha CM to contest from two migration-hit constituencies; residents least excited!  

The residents of the constituency never shy away from alleging that the constituency has not developed as it should have been, considering the Chief Minister representing it for such a long period. 

  • Thursday, 18 April 2024
Women empowerment or dynasty politics? Why BJD dropped heavyweights & fielded their wives?
Women empowerment or dynasty politics? Why BJD dropped heavyweights & fielded their wives?

Of the total 126 candidates announced by BJD, 28 are women and, 10 of them are the wives of party heavyweights.

  • Thursday, 18 April 2024
BJD in turmoil as revolts crop up after sitting MLAs denied tickets
BJD in turmoil as revolts crop up after sitting MLAs denied tickets

BJD MLA Nrushingha Sahu said that tickets are being distributed on the basis of a survey and the party will decide about the rehabilitation of leaders who are denied tickets. 

  • Thursday, 18 April 2024
Actress Varsha Priyadarshini steps into ex-husband’s shoes, joins BJD 
Actress Varsha Priyadarshini steps into ex-husband’s shoes, joins BJD 

Joining BJD, Varsha has added her name to the long list of actors and actresses joining politics in Odisha. 

  • Thursday, 18 April 2024
Will CM Naveen's Kantabanji gambit help BJD in Western Odisha?
Will CM Naveen's Kantabanji gambit help BJD in Western Odisha?

The BJD is said to be intending to make inroads into the saffron turf and wipe out Congress so that the party would revitalize its weak organisation in Bolangir. 

  • Wednesday, 17 April 2024
Is BJD banking on numerology in candidate selection?
Is BJD banking on numerology in candidate selection?

Interestingly, given the number of candidates announced each time, an emerging pattern has caught the attention of many observers. Many believe that the number 9 seems key to the party which seems to be banking on numerology this time. 

  • Wednesday, 17 April 2024
BJD announces 5th list of candidates, CM Naveen Patnaik to contest from Kantabanji
BJD announces 5th list of candidates, CM Naveen Patnaik to contest from Kantabanji

As speculated, BJD supremo and Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik will contest from Kantabanji Assembly seat in the upcoming 2024 elections. 

  • Wednesday, 17 April 2024
Naveen Patnaik
Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik likely to contest from Western Odisha in 2024 Elections

Speculations suggest that Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik might run from Kantabanji in the 2024 elections to strengthen BJD's position against BJP and Congress, especially in key districts like Bolangir and Kalahandi.

  • Wednesday, 17 April 2024
Odisha Elections 2024: Villagers corner BJD candidates with questions on basic issues
Odisha Elections 2024: Villagers corner BJD candidates with questions on basic issues

An unfortunate incident was reported from Muniguda in Rayagada. Law Minister and BJD candidate for Bissamcuttack, Jagannath Saraka was campaigning at Raghubari village on Sunday when a youth BJD leader accompanying him allegedly attacked one person and abused the villagers, who raised the issue of drinking water crisis in the area.

  • Monday, 15 April 2024
Odisha Elections 2024: Development to become key agenda in Brajarajnagar Assembly seat!
Odisha Elections 2024: Development to become key agenda in Brajarajnagar Assembly seat!

Suresh Pujari, Alaka Mohanty and Kishore Patel of BJP, BJD and Congress respectively are leaving no stone unturned to woo voters.  

  • Monday, 15 April 2024
Congress’ Pruthvi Ballav Patnaik launches veiled attack on BJP, BJD
Congress’ Pruthvi Ballav Patnaik launches veiled attack on BJP, BJD

Congress' Begunia Assembly constituency candidate Pruthvi Ballav Patnaik accuses leaders of making themselves scarce after wining elections.

  • Monday, 15 April 2024
Veteran BJD leaders kept on tenterhooks
Odisha Elections 2024: Veteran BJD leaders kept on tenterhooks

Several senior leaders of the ruling party are in a state of panic following the announcement of the fourth phase of the candidates.

  • Sunday, 14 April 2024
Odisha BJP chief Manmohan Samal dubs 'Sankalp Patra' as roadmap for Viksit Bharat-2047
Odisha BJP chief Manmohan Samal dubs 'Sankalp Patra' as roadmap for Viksit Bharat-2047

BJD leader Padmanabh Behera said, ”No guarantee will work here, except the Naveen guarantee. The Naveen guarantee will be effective and the BJD will perform better than the previous elections.”

  • Sunday, 14 April 2024
Odisha Elections 2024: BJD MLA Raghunandan Das & supporters on tenterhooks
Odisha Elections 2024: BJD MLA Raghunandan Das & supporters on tenterhooks

Supporters of sitting BJD MLA Raghunandan Das who have been waiting for the party’s decision, gathered at the legislator's residence in Bhubaneswar on Saturday. They are said to be sceptical of the candidature of the incumbent MLA.

  • Saturday, 13 April 2024
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