Tag: Election Violence

BJP Leader Manguli Jena Murder Case: Crime Branch Arrests 5 Persons, Probe Underway

Bhubaneswar: In a major breakthrough, the Crime Branch CID Monday arrested five persons in connection with the murder of BJP Khurda Mandal president Manguli Jena on April 14. The arrested persons- Dibyalochan Gajendra, Simanchala Badajena, Papin Dalasinghray, Chandrakant Pradhan and Ispat Maharana, have been identified as residents of Nirakarpur police station area in Khurda district, […]

Poll violence: 24 injured as BJP candidate's campaign rally attacked in Brahmagiri

Puri: In yet another incident of poll violence, at least 24 persons were injured after members of Biju Yuva Bahini allegedly attacked the campaign rally of Brahmagiri BJP candidate Lalitendu Mohapatra at Brahmanadeo village under Krushna Prasad block in Puri district on Thursday. As per reports, BYV members attacked the rally while Namita Mohapatra, wife […]

BJP Khurda Mandal president shot dead; party calls for Khurda bandh today

Khurda: As electoral battle keeps Odisha on fire ahead of the remaining three rounds of elections, incidents of pre-poll violence have begun to hit the State politics. Just hours after pre-poll violence erupted in Bolangir, a well-known leader of Khurda BJP unit was shot dead by an unidentified miscreant in the town late Sunday night. […]