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Padampur bypoll: Security tightened, political parties on the edge  
Padampur bypoll: Security tightened, political parties on the edge  

While the Padampur voters are going to choose their legislator, the candidates in the fray are on pins and needles. 

  • Sunday, 04 December 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
PM Narendra Modi
PM Modi takes dig at Rahul Gandhi, says those dethroned taking out yatra to get back to power

"Now, the Congress does not talk about development during elections. Instead, Congress leaders are saying they will show Modi his aukat. Just look at their arrogance. They, indeed, belong to a royal family, while I am merely a servant having no aukat," he said.

  • Monday, 21 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
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
Ragging in Berhampur College: Trouble mounts for BJD after details of prime accused surface
Ragging in Berhampur College: Trouble mounts for BJD after details of prime accused surface

The recent incident of ragging at Binayak Acharya College in Berhampur and the subsequent arrest of the prime accused Abhishek Nayak has spelt trouble for the ruling BJD.

  • Friday, 18 November 2022
Padampur bypoll: 13 candidates file nominations; another keen battle between BJP and BJD on cards 
Padampur bypoll: 13 candidates file nominations; another keen battle between BJP and BJD on cards 

While the first seven days didn’t see any candidate turning up at the Padampur Sub-Collector’s office to file nomination papers, the last day witnessed as many as 13 candidates making a beeline to file their nomination papers. 

  • Thursday, 17 November 2022
2 months after quitting, Ghulam Nabi Azad now praises Cong
2 months after quitting, Ghulam Nabi Azad now praises Cong

Talking to some reporters during his visit to Doda district, Azad praised the Congress for its secularism and said that he was only against the Congress' weak party system.

  • Monday, 07 November 2022
BJP clean sweeps By poll elections
BJP wins 4 seats, Cong draws blank in bypolls across 6 states

BJP retained Uttar Pradesh's Gola Gokarannath seat, Bihar's Gopalganj and Odisha's Dhamnagar seats. It also added Haryana's Adampur seat to its tally, which it wrested from the Congress.

  • Sunday, 06 November 2022
Congress releases first list of 43 candidates for Gujarat Assembly Elections
Congress releases first list of 43 candidates for Gujarat Assembly Elections

Rajya Sabha member Amee Yajnik fielded from Ghatlodia seat in Ahmedabad city, where she will be challenging Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel.

  • Saturday, 05 November 2022
BJD, Congress Rallies Come  Face To Face
BJD, Congress Rallies Come Face To Face During Dhamnagar Bypoll Campaigning

BJD, Congress Rallies Come Face To Face During Dhamnagar Bypoll Campaigning

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  • Wednesday, 02 November 2022
Opposition accuses BJD of playing SHG card to woo voters
Dhamnagar bypoll: Opposition accuses BJD of playing SHG card to woo voters

The SHGs supporting BJP and other political parties fear they would be targeted after the bypoll ends and the BJD comes to power in Dhamnagar. 

  • Sunday, 30 October 2022
SHG Members receive Rs 4000 from BJD
Dhamnagar bypoll: Villagers detain sarpanch's representative, 8 cops over cash distribution

Irate villagers also detained eight police officers inclduing Dhamnagar Sub Divisional Police Officer (SDPO), Inspector In Charge (IIC) who reportedly had gone to the village to rescue the representative of the Sarpanch.

  • Sunday, 30 October 2022
Malikarjun Kharge
Kharge to take charge as Cong chief, pays tributes to Mahatma Gandhi

Kharge will be taking his charge at 10.30 a.m. at the AICC headquarters.

  • Wednesday, 26 October 2022
Dhamnagar bypoll: Rs 1cr each to Panchayats that vote for BJD, says party worker in viral video
Dhamnagar bypoll: Rs 1cr each to Panchayats that vote for BJD, says party worker in viral video

On the other hand, CM Naveen Patnaik might also join the campaigning, reports said. However, there has been no official confirmation in this regard.

  • Monday, 24 October 2022
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