Tag: General Elections 2024

No vote, no govt facilities: BJD candidate's video goes viral, BJP reacts
No vote, no govt facilities: BJD candidate's video goes viral, BJP reacts

BJD's Attabira MLA Snehangini Chhuria, in a viral video, allegedly linked voting with government benefits, stating non-voters won't get the facilities the government is providing.

  • Tuesday, 07 May 2024
‘No drone zone’ during PM Modi’s programmes in Odisha
‘No drone zone’ during PM Modi’s programmes in Odisha

As per the Blue Book, all necessary security measures are being put in place for the roadshow of the Prime Minister in Bhubaneswar and his carcade. The officials will also decide the time from when the connecting roads to the main street will be sealed for security reasons.  

  • Tuesday, 07 May 2024
Odisha Elections 2024
PM Modi's roadshow in Bhubaneswar on May 10; Hema Malini, other BJP leaders to hit campaign trail in Odisha

PM Narendra Modi is scheduled for a major roadshow in Bhubaneswar on May 10.Top BJP leaders and 'Dream Girl' Hema Malini campaigning in Odisha. The event aims to highlight the need for BJP's governance citing lack of basic amenities under the current BJD regime.

  • Tuesday, 07 May 2024
Key candidates in fray for Lok Sabha election Phase 3
Lok Sabha Election 2024 Phase 3: Key candidates whose fate will be sealed today

As many as 1,351 candidates are in the fray for these 93 constituencies. A total of 17,24 crore voters including 8.39 crore females are eligible to cast their franchises in this phase.

  • Tuesday, 07 May 2024
Lok Sabha Election 2024 Phase 3 Voting
Lok Sabha Elections 2024 Phase 3 Voting Live Updates: Polling peaceful; 61.45% turnout by 8 PM

Voting for the third phase of the Lok Sabha Elections 2024 was conducted today. Polling was held in 93 constituencies across as many as 11 states and Union

  • Tuesday, 07 May 2024
Odisha Elections 2024: BJP, BJD lock horns over PM Modi's ‘expiry date’ jibe
Odisha Elections 2024: BJP, BJD lock horns over PM Modi's ‘expiry date’ jibe

A wordy duel broke out between the BJP and the BJD after PM Modi claimed that BJD's 'expiry date' is June 4, 2024. BJD claimed it is preparing the oath-taking ceremony of Naveen Patnaik as Chief Minister for the sixth term.

  • Monday, 06 May 2024
Odisha Elections 2024: Can independent candidates turn tables in Jatni 
Odisha Elections 2024: Can independent candidates turn tables in Jatni 

In the Jatni Assembly constituency, independent candidates Md Manwar Ali and Sujit Balabantaray are challenging traditional party nominees by employing unique campaign strategies.

  • Monday, 06 May 2024
Odisha Elections 2024: All eyes on BJD's manifesto
Odisha Elections 2024: All eyes on BJD's manifesto

With the upcoming 2024 elections in Odisha, the BJP released its manifesto 'Sankalp Patra' which includes issues related to Sri Mandir in Puri, creation of 'Lakhpati Didis' and jobs for youths. But the BJD is yet to release its manifesto, while Congress in its poll plank has promised loan waiver of SHGs and financial assistance to women

  • Monday, 06 May 2024
Odisha Elections 2024: Candidate with 46 criminal cases in fray in 1st phase 
Odisha Elections 2024: Candidate with 46 criminal cases in fray in 1st phase 

In the first phase of the 2024 Lok Sabha and Assembly elections in Odisha, 234 candidates are contending, with 65 facing criminal charges. The richest candidate, Biplab Patra, boasts assets worth Rs 33.36 crore.

  • Monday, 06 May 2024
Elections 2024: Why climate change is not part of political discourse? 
Elections 2024: Why climate change is not part of political discourse? 

The political parties are hardly concerned about issues like environment and climate change, even if these issues bear much significance now, with mercury soaring to almost 46 Degrees Celsius in many places across Odisha.

  • Monday, 06 May 2024
Odisha Elections 2024:  Congress & Independent candidates come to blows
Odisha Elections 2024:  Congress & Independent candidates come to blows

During the nomination filing, a confrontation erupted between Congress leader Uma Ballav Rath and Independent candidate Sujit Mohapatra in Puri

  • Monday, 06 May 2024
BJP National VP Baijayant Panda attends party workers’ meeting in Kendrapara, discusses poll strategy
BJP National VP Baijayant Panda attends party workers’ meeting in Kendrapara, discusses poll strategy

BJP’s National Vice President and party’s Lok Sabha candidate for Kendrapara, Baijayant Panda appealed to the workers to strengthen the party’s organisation by taking the Modi government’s pro-people yojanas to the booth level. 

  • Monday, 06 May 2024
Odisha Elections 2024
Odisha will get first BJP CM; he/she will not be an outsider: PM Modi in Nabarangpur

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, at a rally in Nabarangpur, expressed confidence that the BJP will govern Odisha and appoint the state's first BJP CM, emphasizing local leadership and criticizing the BJD's governance. He highlighted the party's manifesto promises including MSP hikes and central scheme implementations.

  • Monday, 06 May 2024
Odisha Elections 2024
MCC violation: Children used in BJD Kendrapara LS candidate's campaigning; BJP moves CEO

In Kendrapara, allegations have surfaced against BJD's Lok Sabha candidate Anshuman Mohanty for using children in his campaign, violating the Model Code of Conduct. BJP has reported this issue to the Odisha CEO and urged ECI for immediate action.

  • Monday, 06 May 2024
PM Narendra Modi in Berhampur
'BJD’s expiry date is June 4; BJP’s CM will take oath on June 10 in Bhubaneswar': PM Modi

The BJP is intensifying efforts to win the 2024 Odisha elections, with PM Narendra Modi leading public rallies in Berhampur to challenge the ruling BJD. The party targets winning in Ganjam to secure overall victory in the state, reflecting a broader strategy to strengthen its position across India.

  • Monday, 06 May 2024
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