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Demand for unconditional release of arrested MLA Prashant Jagdev grows stronger, BJP workers gherao
Demand for unconditional release of arrested MLA Prashant Jagdev grows stronger, BJP workers gherao Sub-Collector office 

BJP workers gheraoed Khordha Sub-Collector's office demanding the immediate release of Chilika MLA Prashant Jagdev, arrested for allegedly toppling an EVM during elections.

  • Monday, 27 May 2024
BJP’s Ganjam district President attacked; vehicle vandalised
BJP’s Ganjam district President attacked; vehicle vandalised

Subash Sahu, BJP's Ganjam district President, was allegedly attacked by BJD supporters at Totapada, resulting in his vehicle being vandalized and him suffering a hand fracture.

  • Monday, 27 May 2024
Will BJD be able to protect its Jajpur and Jagatsinghpur fortress?  
Will BJD be able to protect its Jajpur and Jagatsinghpur fortress?  

In Jajpur and Jagatsinghpur, the ruling BJD faces unprecedented challenges with internal conflicts and strong competition from the BJP. Several key leaders have defected to BJP, threatening BJD's dominance.

  • Monday, 27 May 2024
Inspect assets of 5 Tamilians: BJP's Baijayant Panda responds to Odisha CM 
Inspect assets of 5 Tamilians: BJP's Baijayant Panda responds to Odisha CM 

BJP National Vice President and party’s Kendrapara Lok Sabha candidate Baijayant Panda termed CM Naveen Patanik's allegations as baseless and said, "I have joined politics not to accumulate assets. Lord Jagannath has given us enough. I am here to work for the people.”

  • Monday, 27 May 2024
This corrupt govt in Odisha should be overthrown: BJP's Kendrapara LS candidate Baijayant Panda 
This corrupt govt in Odisha should be overthrown: BJP's Kendrapara LS candidate Baijayant Panda 

BJP National Vice President and party’s Kendrapara Lok Sabha (LS) candidate Baijayant Panda at a 'Mahila Samavesh' urged the people to overthrow the corrupt government in Odisha.

  • Friday, 24 May 2024
BJD’s free electricity announcement, a pie in the sky!  
BJD’s free electricity announcement, a pie in the sky!  

The Biju Janata Dal (BJD) has promised free electricity to approximately 90% of families in Odisha, a first in its 24-year rule. Despite widespread promotion, the feasibility remains doubtful with frequent power outages and inadequate infrastructure being major concerns among residents and political opponents.

  • Friday, 24 May 2024
Odisha Elections 2024: Union Minister Smriti Irani to visit Odisha tomorrow
Odisha Elections 2024: Union Minister Smriti Irani to visit Odisha tomorrow

Union Minister Smriti Irani is all set to bolster the BJP's campaign in Odisha with her visits to Kujanga, Aul, and Remuna tomorrow.

  • Friday, 24 May 2024
JP Nadda holds review meeting with BJP leaders and party workers in Bhubaneswar 
JP Nadda holds review meeting with BJP leaders and party workers in Bhubaneswar 

BJP National President JP Nadda's meeting assumed significance as two more phases of polling-third phase on May 25 and the fourth phase on June 1- are still to go in Odisha. 

  • Thursday, 23 May 2024
Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik held hostage, should be freed: BJP
Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik held hostage, should be freed: BJP

BJP leader Samir Mohanty claimed that Odisha's CM Naveen Patnaik is being held hostage, citing suspicious AI-generated videos featuring Patnaik. He also expressed concerns over 'bureaucratic control over governance.'

  • Thursday, 23 May 2024
BJP moves CEO alleging MCC violation by BJD in Sambalpur, seeks action  
BJP moves CEO alleging MCC violation by BJD in Sambalpur, seeks action  

The BJP has lodged a complaint with the Odisha CEO against BJD's Pranab Prakash Das for alleged MCC violations in Sambalpur.

  • Thursday, 23 May 2024
Naveen Patnaik-Aparajita Sarangi spat intensifies 
Naveen Patnaik-Aparajita Sarangi spat intensifies 

A war of words has escalated between Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and BJP MP Aparajita Sarangi over developmental issues in Bhubaneswar. While Patnaik has criticized Sarangi for obstructing projects, Sarangi has challenged him to a public debate on the matter.

  • Wednesday, 22 May 2024
Slip of tongue: Sambit Patra tenders apology; what about others 
Slip of tongue: Sambit Patra tenders apology; what about others 

BJP's Sambit Patra, who was criticized for his remarks on Lord Jagannath, apologized and announced fasting as penance. But what about those BJD leaders who gave defamatory statements about Lord Jagannath and showed disrespect to Odisha’s legendary personalities in their speeches.

  • Tuesday, 21 May 2024
Soumya Ranjan Patnaik’s supporters arrested in Keonjhar, police station gheraoed
Soumya Ranjan Patnaik’s supporters arrested in Keonjhar, police station gheraoed

Soumya Ranjan Patnaik, an independent candidate in the Ghasipura Assembly seat, and his supporters protested at Ramchandrapur Police Station against the alleged illegal arrest of eight of his supporters following a confrontation with BJD activists.

  • Tuesday, 21 May 2024
Heavy security arrangements for PM Modi’s Puri roadshow
Heavy security arrangements for PM Modi’s Puri roadshow

Extensive security measures have been made for the roadshow to be held by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Puri on Monday. Over 60 platoons of police have been deployed. After visiting Srimandir, the PM will start the roadshow from Singhadwar to Medical Chhak.

  • Sunday, 19 May 2024
BJP leader Aparajita Sarangi hits out at VK Pandian for 'negative remarks' on PM, Union Minister 
BJP leader Aparajita Sarangi hits out at VK Pandian for 'negative remarks' on PM, Union Minister 

BJP's Bhubaneswar Lok Sabha candidate Aparajita Sarangi criticized BJD leader VK Pandian for making negative comments on PM Modi and Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan. She challenged BJD MPs to disclose their performance reports, highlighting a demand for political accountability.

  • Sunday, 19 May 2024
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