Tag: Elections 2019

Elections 2019: BJP chief Amit Shah to make back-to-back Odisha visits

Bhubaneswar: Setting the tone for the upcoming general elections slated to be held in a few months from now, BJP chief Amit Shah is now scheduled to make back to back visits to Odisha. Party’s State in-charge Arun Singh today informed that Shah, who is scheduled to visit Odisha tomorrow will also come to the […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
Elections 2019: Mulling over manifestos begins

Bhubaneswar: In the run up to the 2019 elections, major political parties in Odisha have kick-started the exercise of finalising poll manifestos. As per a decision taken by BJP’s manifesto committee led by senior leader Biswabhusan Harichandan, members of the committee will hold meetings at the district level to get suggestions from people at the […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
BJD seeks donation from MLAs, MPs to bolster party war chest ahead of elections

Bhubaneswar: In a bid to augment party’s war chest ahead of the 2019 elections, BJD president and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today asked party legislators and MPs to donate at least one month’s salary to the party. In a letter to BJD office bearers, legislators and MPs, on the occasion of 21st foundation day of […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
Elections 2019: Cuttack Nagar Congress draws roadmap to woo women voters

Cuttack: The Cuttack Nagar Congress has geared up to attract women voters ahead of the crucial 2019 elections. A ‘samabesh’ of women activists of the party was organised today to chalk out strategies to garner support of women voters in the city. The Congress has targeted to raise various issues in phases and include women […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
Elections 2019: Odisha Congress to announce list of 50 candidates within 15 days

Bhubaneswar: In the run up to 2019 elections, Odisha Congress will declare its first list of candidates within 15 days, informed Odisha Congress in-charge, Jitendra Singh after the Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) meeting in Bhubaneswar today. “The crucial meeting of Pradesh Election Committee will be held tomorrow where the criteria of selecting candidates will be […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
Former IAS Officer Jagdish Mohanty Joins Congress

Bhubaneswar: At a time when several senior leaders of Odisha Congress have either left the party or been sacked, former IAS officer Jagdish Chandra Mohanty joined the party here on Friday. Mohanty, a former 1985 batch Rajasthan cadre IAS officer, said that time has come for people with the intention to serve the country to […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Elections 2019: Govt officials suspended over lapses during voter awareness programme

Sundergarh: Issuing a stern warning to officials, Sundergarh Collector Surendra Meena on Saturday suspended two government officials for their alleged dereliction of duty. As per reports, Additional Block Education Officer (BEO), Bisra, Sarat Kumar Pati and Vedavyasa UP School Headmaster Bibekananda Das were suspended for allegedly showing laxity in work during Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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Elections 2019: Rahul Gandhi to visit Odisha on January 25

Bhubaneswar: While the BJD and the BJP are already in a race to outperform each other with the ruling-BJD announcing a slew of schemes and the saffron party lining up its star campaigners Narendra Modi and Amit Shah for the 2019 polls, Odisha Congress today jumped into the race by announcing AICC president Rahul Gandhi’s […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Elections 2019: Madhuri Dixit as BJP Candidate From Pune?

Bhubaneswar/Mumbai: The BJP is likely to field Bollywood actress Madhuri Dixit-Nene from the Pune Lok Sabha constituency in the 2019 elections. Rumours are making rounds, citing party sources that BJP national president Amit Shah had met Madhuri at her residence in Mumbai in June this year and briefed her on the achievements of the Narendra […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Elections 2019: Congress chalks out strategies to corner BJP, BJD

Bhubaneswar: With speculations of early polls rife after Election Commission started trainings on poll management for government officials, the Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) on Sunday held its legislature party meeting at the residence of Opposition leader Narasingha Mishra to chalk out strategies for the upcoming general elections. In the meeting, the Congress leaders discussed […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Elections 2019: Amit Shah plans big for Odisha; BJD brushes off impact

Bhubaneswar: BJP national president Amit Shah had in March said that the party’s golden period would begin after forming government in Odisha and his visit to Odisha on July 1 is certainly a step in the direction. If reports are to be believed, Shah is scheduled to have a slew of meetings with party leaders […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Congress putting roadblocks in way of early solution to Ram temple issue: Amit Shah

Lucknow: Accusing the Congress of trying to put roadblocks in the way of an early solution to the Ram temple issue, Bharatiya Janata Party chief Amit Shah on Wednesday reiterated the commitment of his party for a grand Ram temple in Ayodhya. Addressing party workers in the state capital, the BJP President said while the […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
2019 election results in Odisha, split voting
Assembly polls in Haryana, Maha, J'khand may be clubbed with LS elections

New Delhi: Assembly elections in Haryana, Maharashtra and Jharkhand–all three ruled by the BJP– may be advanced by several months to be held with the Lok Sabha elections in April-May this year. While elections for the Assemblies of Haryana and Maharashtra are due in October this year that of Jharkhand are scheduled for December. There […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
Not going back to era of ballot papers: Chief Election Commissioner

New Delhi: Rejecting the demand of major opposition parties, the Election Commission on Thursday ruled out going back to the era of ballot papers and asserted it cannot be “bullied or coerced” into discarding the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) and VVPATs. “We are going to keep on using EVMs. We are going to keep on […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
Opposition coming together fearing defeat in elections: Shivraj

New Delhi: Former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Sunday attacked the opposition, saying they were coming together fearing defeat against Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the upcoming Lok Sabha polls. “Fearing defeat in the Lok Sabha elections, they all are coming together after looking at the massive support towards Modi,” Chouhan said […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021