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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 leader Suresh Routray expelled from Congress
Veteran leader Suresh Routray expelled from Congress

In a press note, AICC general secretary KC Venugopal said, "Taking note of the complaints of indiscipline and anti-party activities, the Congress President has approved the expulsion of Suresh Kumar Routray from the party for six years with immediate effect.”

  • Monday, 15 April 2024
Shashi Tharoor
EC warns Congress' Shashi Tharoor not to make ‘unverified’ allegations against Oppn candidate

The complaint pointed out that “unsubstantiated accusations” were made by Tharoor during an interview programme hosted by a television news channel.

  • Monday, 15 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: Kui Samaj demands replacement of 'outsiders' as candidates in Kandhamal 
Odisha Elections 2024: Kui Samaj demands replacement of 'outsiders' as candidates in Kandhamal 

Besides BJD, BJP and Congress have also attracted the ire of the Kui Samaj for fielding candidates from outside of the district. 

  • Saturday, 13 April 2024
The party has fielded Srikant Kumar Jena for Balasore while Yasir Nawaz has been named as party cand
Congress announces candidates for nine Lok Sabha seats in Odisha

The grand old party had earlier announced its candidates for eight Lok Sabha seats while candidates for four more parliamentary seats are yet to be announced.

  • Saturday, 13 April 2024
Odisha Elections 2024: INDIA bloc to leave Jagatsinghpur LS seat for CPI 
Odisha Elections 2024: INDIA bloc to leave Jagatsinghpur LS seat for CPI 

After holding a meeting with Odisha Congress president Sarat Pattanayak, veteran CPI leader Ramakrushna Panda informed the media about the decision.  

  • Thursday, 11 April 2024
Odisha Elections 2024: Stage set for pitched battle in Dhamnagar!
Odisha Elections 2024: Stage set for pitched battle in Dhamnagar!

Dhamanagr Assembly constituency is going to witness a high octane fight with the BJP fielding Suryavansi Suraj and the BJD nominating Dr Sanjay Das.

  • Thursday, 11 April 2024
BJD, BJP, Congress still indecisive on many Assembly candidates 
BJD, BJP, Congress still indecisive on many Assembly candidates 

With just 8 days left for nomination filing for the first phase of elections in which 28 Assembly Constituencies will go to polls, the BJD, the BJP and the Congress have not yet announced candidates in four, nine and five seats respectively. 

  • Tuesday, 09 April 2024
MLA Suresh Routray's family squabble crippling Congress in Jatani? 
MLA Suresh Routray's family squabble crippling Congress in Jatani? 

Odisha Congress arguably seems to be in a quandary over candidate selection for the Jatani Assembly seat as veteran leader and sitting MLA Suresh Routray and his nephew Sangram Routray are locked in a war of words. 

  • Tuesday, 09 April 2024
Odisha Elections 2024: Will Congress candidate Santosh Singh Saluja quit party? 
Odisha Elections 2024: Will Congress candidate Santosh Singh Saluja quit party? 

The statements of Congress leader and Kantabanji Legislative Assembly seat candidate Santosh Singh Saluja's supporters have created ripples in Kantabanji politics. 

  • Tuesday, 09 April 2024
I am a man of principles & a true Congressman: Suresh Routray on show-cause notice
I am a man of principles & a true Congressman: Suresh Routray on show-cause notice

Veteran Congress leader and Jatani MLA Suresh Routray denied allegations of him campaigning for his son who is a BJD candidate for Bhubaneswar Lok Sabha seat.

  • Monday, 08 April 2024
Odisha Elections 2024: High-octane four-cornered fight on cards in Nuapada 
Odisha Elections 2024: High-octane four-cornered fight on cards in Nuapada 

With Nuapada Zilla Adivasi Sangha giving its consent to former MLA Ghasiram Majhi to join the fray as an independent candidate, the electoral battle in Nuapada Assembly constituency is going to be a four-cornered one.

  • Monday, 08 April 2024
Odisha Elections 2024: Paralakhemundi Assembly seat likely to see three-cornered contest
Odisha Elections 2024: Paralakhemundi Assembly seat likely to see three-cornered contest

The BJP has repeated its candidate K Narayan Rao who had won the seat in 2019. The BJD has given a chance to a new face like Rupesh Panigrahi while the Congress has banked on former chief secretary and senior party leader Bijay Patnaik.   

  • Sunday, 07 April 2024
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