The by-poll has been necessitated by the demise of sitting BJP MLA Bishnu Charan Sethi.
Given the party’s strategy, Kishore Mohanty’s wife Alaka may get the ticket. However, it has also been discussed that Health Minister Naba Das’s daughter Deepali Das is aspiring to get the ticket.
Bhubaneswar: The BJD on Monday declared its candidates for the forthcoming by-elections to Balasore Sadar and Tirtol Assembly seats to be held on November 3. Bijay Sankar Das, son of former BJD MLA Bishnu Das, will contest from Tirtol, while Swarup Kumar Das is chosen as candidate for Balasore Sadar. Swarup Das after being selected […]
Bhubaneswar: The BJP on Sunday declared its party candidates for the forthcoming by-elections to Balasore Sadar and Tirtol Assembly seats to be held on November 3. Manas Dutta, son of deceased BJP MLA Madan Mohan Dutta will contest from Balasore Sadar while Rajkishore Behera is chosen as candidate for Tirtol. “I thank Union ministers Dharmendra […]
Bhubaneswar: The gazette notification for by-elections in Balasore Sadar and Tirtol Assembly Constituencies scheduled to be held on November 3 has been issued by the Election Commission (EC) on Friday. As per the notification, the filing of nominations will begin today and continue till October 16. The scrutiny of nomination papers will be done on […]
Bhubaneswar: The by-election for Balasore and Tirtol Assembly constituencies will be held on November 3, as per a notification issued by Election Commission of India (ECI) on Tuesday. By-polls to the Balasore and Tirtol Assembly constituencies have been necessitated following the demise of sitting BJP MLA Madan Mohan Dutta ( Balasore) and sitting BJD legislator […]
Bhubaneswar: Top political parties – BJP, BJD and Congress– have set their eyes on the elusive victory and are leaving no stone unturned in their full-fledged preparations for the upcoming by-elections in Balasore Sadar and Tirtol Assembly seats, to be held before November 29. Congress has already started their poll campaign on ground zero. According […]
New Delhi: Bypolls to 64 Assembly seats in 17 states and one Union Territory will be held on October 21 and the results will be declared on October 24, the Election Commission said on Saturday. The poll panel announced the schedule for Assembly bye-elections to 15 seats in Karnataka, 11 seats in Uttar Pradesh, five […]
New Delhi: The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Saturday issued notification for by-election to fill six vacant Rajya Sabha seats in Odisha, Bihar and Gujarat. As per ECI, three of these seats are in Odisha, two in Gujarat and one in Bihar. Four of these vacancies are a result of Rajya Sabha members from […]
Jind (Har): Ruling BJP won the high-stakes Jind bypoll in Haryana on Thursday with party candidate Krishan Middha defeating his nearest rival, Digvijay Singh Chautala of JJP, by over 12,000 votes. The BJP wrested the seat from the main opposition INLD, which was decimated in the by-election. Middha won by a margin of 12,935 votes, […]
Chandigarh: Voting began for the Shahkot assembly seat by-election in Punjab on Monday. The voting began at 7 a.m. and will continue till 6 p.m., election department officials said here. With the prevailing heat wave in Punjab, voters started queuing up early in the day to caste their votes. Chief Electoral Officer S. Karuna Raju […]
Bargarh: Cash worth Rs 40.5 lakh were seized from a car near Mahulapali square in Bargarh district this evening. Sources suspect that the money was being moved for use in the upcoming Bijepur by-election. Padampur police seized the cash which were in bundles of Rs 2000 & Rs 500 denominations. The vehicle has also been […]
Bhubaneswar: The Biju Janata Dal (BJD) today released a list of star campaigners for the upcoming by-election to the Bijepur Assembly constituency scheduled to be held on February 24. The list includes names of 40 prominent leaders including party chief Naveen Patnaik who is scheduled to campaign in February 19 & 21. According to sources, […]
Kendrapara: By-election for the post of sarpanch in Penthapala gram panchayat of Kendrapara district will be held today. The post has been reserved for women. As many as four candidates are in the fray. Marua Mallick and Pramila Mallick have claimed that they have been supported by Congress while Babita Mallick claimed that BJD is […]
Bhubaneswar: A day after late Subal Sahu’s wife Rita openly showed her interest to contest Bijepur by-poll on BJD ticket, party senior leader and MP Prasanna Acharya’s speculative statement on the possible party candidate has charged up the political atmosphere in the State today. Acharya, who is considered to be a western Odisha strong man […]
New Delhi: The Election Commission (EC) on Monday night cancelled the Loksabha bypoll for Anantnag district in Jammu and Kashmir. The by-election was scheduled to be held on May 25. According to an EC official, the poll panel in an order issued around midnight rescinded a notification issued earlier on holding the bypoll on May […]