Tag: General Elections 2024

Odisha Elections 2024
Tamil puppeteer hasn’t fully learnt Odia, making false accusations, says Jay Panda rubbishing BJD statement

BJP National Vice-President, Jay Panda, refuted BJD's remarks about his health and criticized a Tamil puppeteer for not fully understanding Odia, which led to misconceptions about statements regarding the CM's health. He highlighted concerns over non-Odia control and misuse of AI-generated deepfake videos.

  • Tuesday, 14 May 2024
Odisha Elections 2024
Attack on BJP LS candidate Pradeep Panigrahi: Police arrest independent candidate Shibashankar Das

The independent MLA candidate has been booked on attempt to murder charges and has been sent to judicial custody after the rejection of his bail petition.

  • Tuesday, 14 May 2024
Odisha Elections 2024
Odisha Elections 2024: 95 crorepati candidates in fray for 2nd phase poll; CM Naveen among top 3

The second phase of the Odisha Assembly Elections 2024 features 95 crorepati candidates among 265 contestants. With the highest assets, BJP's Dilip Ray leads, followed by BJD's Kalikesh Narayan Singh Deo and CM Naveen Patnaik. The average asset per candidate is Rs 3.98 crore.

  • Tuesday, 14 May 2024
Odisha Elections 2024
Odisha First Phase Polls: BJP will win all 4 Lok Sabha and 18 Assembly seats, claims Vijaypal Singh Tomar

The first phase of Lok Sabha and Assembly elections in Odisha ended peacefully with a 73.97% voter turnout. BJP's Vijaypal Singh Tomar claims the party will win all four Lok Sabha and 18 of the 28 Assembly seats contested, predicting a clear majority and government formation.

  • Tuesday, 14 May 2024
Odisha Elections 2024
'Only the truth hurts': BJP National VP Baijayant Panda takes a dig at BJD

BJP leader Baijayant Panda campaigned in Kendrapara, interacting with lawyers and seeking their support for the upcoming elections. He emphasized the significant public backing for Narendra Modi's third term as Prime Minister. The campaign also included criticisms of the ruling BJD party in Odisha, highlighting a strong push for regional development and change.

  • Tuesday, 14 May 2024
Odisha Elections 2024
Odisha Elections 2024: Amit Shah’s mega roadshow in Cuttack on May 15

Union Home Minister Amit Shah is set to lead a significant roadshow in Cuttack on May 15, 2024, marking BJP's intensified efforts to gain power in Odisha.

  • Tuesday, 14 May 2024
BJP's Pradeep Panigrahi, Independent candidate come to blows
BJP's Pradeep Panigrahi, Independent candidate come to blows

In Berhampur, during polling, BJP's Pradeep Panigrahi and Independent Shibashankar Das clashed at a booth, resulting in minor injuries for Panigrahi. Post-incident, tensions flared at the police station with supporters demanding Das's release.

  • Monday, 13 May 2024
Over Rs 10 lakh cash seized; BJD woman panellist among three detained
Over Rs 10 lakh cash seized; BJD woman panellist among three detained

During the 2024 elections, over Rs 10 lakh was seized from a car in which BJD leader Apurba Aparupa was travelling at the Boudh-Nayagarh border. Police detained three individuals including the BJD leader and are investigating the cash's origin and intended use.

  • Monday, 13 May 2024
Jharigaon BJP candidate attacked at polling booth; police complaint filed
Jharigaon BJP candidate attacked at polling booth; police complaint filed

In Odisha, during the first phase of polling, BJP candidate Narasingha Bhatra from Jharigaon was allegedly attacked by BJD workers. This incident and another attack on BJP agents in Berhampur marked election-related violence. Police complaints were filed and investigations are ongoing.

  • Monday, 13 May 2024
UP CM Yogi Adityanath
PM Modi wave has now become a tsunami: UP CM Yogi Adityanath

Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath, at a rally, claimed the Modi wave is now a 'tsunami' with visible nationwide support. He highlighted BJP's developmental strides and criticized Congress and SP for alleged historical scams and opposing Ram Mandir, positioning the election as a choice between 'Ram devotees and traitors'.

  • Monday, 13 May 2024
Odisha Elections 2024
'CM Naveen captured, needs to be rescued': BJP leaders Jay Panda, Aparajita Sarangi, Manmohan Samal and others raise serious issues

We have respect for our CM but this Sana (younger) babu has isolated the CM from others. Be it Chief Secretary, DGP and others, nobody is allowed to meet CM without the younger babu’s permission,” said Sarangi.

  • Monday, 13 May 2024
Odisha Elections 2024
Odisha Elections 2024: EVM glitches, tension outside booth reported; 9.25% polling by 9 am

The first phase of the 2024 Lok Sabha and Assembly elections in Odisha has commenced with reports of EVM glitches and a tense incident involving a BJP agent being denied early morning booth entry. The situation stabilized, and the voting process is now running smoothly across multiple booths. Odisha's Chief Electoral Officer confirmed minimal impact from these issues, with quick resolutions ensuring ongoing polling.

  • Monday, 13 May 2024
4th Phase Election
Lok Sabha Election 2024 LIVE Phase 4 Voting Live Updates: Over 63% voter turnout, violence in West Bengal, controversy in Hyderabad

Voting has begun for the fourth phase of the 18th Lok Sabha elections. Following the conclusion of polling in three out of the seven phases of the Lok

  • Monday, 13 May 2024
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi to visit Odisha on May 15
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi to visit Odisha on May 15

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi will visit Odisha on May 15 to address a rally in Bolangir and lead a bike rally, to campaign for party candidates. This marks his second visit to the state during the elections.

  • Sunday, 12 May 2024
First phase polls: Fate of many political heavyweights to be sealed tomorrow 
First phase polls: Fate of many political heavyweights to be sealed tomorrow 

The first phase of the Lok Sabha and Assembly elections in Odisha will seal the fate of numerous political figures from BJP, BJD, and Congress. Key contests include Berhampur and Koraput among others, with notable leaders like Pradeep Panigrahi and Ramesh Chandra Chyaupattanayak participating.

  • Sunday, 12 May 2024
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