Tag: General Elections 2024

The party has fielded Niranjan Patnaik for Bhandaripokhari seat while Jaydev Jena has been named as
Congress announces candidates for 75 Assembly seats in Odisha

The party has fielded Niranjan Patnaik for the Bhandaripokhari Assembly seat while Jaydev Jena has been named as the party candidate for the Anandapur constituency.

  • Sunday, 14 April 2024
Is Cuttack BJD ridden with factional feuds?
Is Cuttack BJD ridden with factional feuds?

As per reports, Cuttack mayor Subash Singh and BJD's Rajya Sabha member Debashish Samanataray recently held two separate meetings. A group of party workers who have been opposing Debashish was seen at Naveen Niwas on Sunday.

  • Sunday, 14 April 2024
General Elections 2024
BJP National VP Baijayant Panda attends 'Hindu Ekata Divas Rally' in Kendrapara on Pana Sankranti

The BJP VP also interacted with people and distributed 'Pana', a traditional cool drink to the participants.

  • Sunday, 14 April 2024
PM Modi
BJP's Sankalp Patra: Key points for people's welfare

The manifesto was presented by BJP's Manifesto Committee head and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and other top party leaders.

  • Sunday, 14 April 2024
PM Modi
BJP's Sankalp Patra reaffirms PM Narendra Modi's priority to empower farmers

On Sunday, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) unveiled its election manifesto, known as 'Sankalp Patra'. The manifesto was released in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP chief J.P. Nadda, Home Minister Amit Shah, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, and other leaders.

  • Sunday, 14 April 2024
BJP releases Sankalp Patra for ensuing Lok Sabha polls in presence of PM Modi
BJP releases Sankalp Patra for ensuing Lok Sabha polls in presence of PM Modi

Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and party President JP Nadda were also present on the release of BJP's Sankalp Patra.

  • Sunday, 14 April 2024
Odisha Elections 2024: BJD MLA Raghunandan Das & supporters on tenterhooks
Odisha Elections 2024: BJD MLA Raghunandan Das & supporters on tenterhooks

Supporters of sitting BJD MLA Raghunandan Das who have been waiting for the party’s decision, gathered at the legislator's residence in Bhubaneswar on Saturday. They are said to be sceptical of the candidature of the incumbent MLA.

  • Saturday, 13 April 2024
Odisha Elections 2024: Kui Samaj demands replacement of 'outsiders' as candidates in Kandhamal 
Odisha Elections 2024: Kui Samaj demands replacement of 'outsiders' as candidates in Kandhamal 

Besides BJD, BJP and Congress have also attracted the ire of the Kui Samaj for fielding candidates from outside of the district. 

  • Saturday, 13 April 2024
The party has fielded Srikant Kumar Jena for Balasore while Yasir Nawaz has been named as party cand
Congress announces candidates for nine Lok Sabha seats in Odisha

The grand old party had earlier announced its candidates for eight Lok Sabha seats while candidates for four more parliamentary seats are yet to be announced.

  • Saturday, 13 April 2024
BJD's factional feud in Balasore assuming serious proportions!
BJD's factional feud in Balasore assuming serious proportions!

In Nilagiri, the BJD stands divided into two camps as sitting MLA Sukant Nayak quit the BJP and joined the BJD. However, BJD leader Santosh Khatua, who has long been looking after the party organisation with the hope of a party ticket in the 2024 elections, has become belligerent. 

  • Saturday, 13 April 2024
BJP’s Kendrapara LS candidate Baijayant Panda intensifies campaigning, slams Odisha govt over labour migration
BJP’s Kendrapara LS candidate Baijayant Panda intensifies campaigning, slams Odisha govt over labour migration

The BJP stalwart addressed a public meeting at Tikanpur under the Patkura Assembly seat. The party’s MLA candidate for the Patkura Assembly seat, Tejeswar Parida was present at the meeting.  Both the leaders also took out a rally in the area and interacted with the people.  

  • Saturday, 13 April 2024
BJD hijacked by officer in Chief Minister's Office: Odisha BJP 
BJD hijacked by officer in Chief Minister's Office: Odisha BJP 

Without taking BJD leader VK Pandian’s name, Odisha BJP Vice President, Biranchi Tripathy on Saturday took a swipe at the ruling BJD saying the party has been hijacked by an officer in the Chief Minister’s Office (CMO).  

  • Saturday, 13 April 2024
Odisha Elections 2024
BJD scouts for Ollywood stars for campaigning after 4 superstars desert party

The ruling BJD seems to have lost its charm after popular cine actors- Akashdas Nayak, Sidhant Mohapatra, Arindam Roy and Anubhav Mohanty quit the party and joined the BJP ahead of the crucial 2024 elections in Odisha.

  • Friday, 12 April 2024
Odisha Elections 2024
Is BJD heavyweight Prasanna Acharya reluctant to contest from Sambalpur Assembly seat?

Acharya has now been pitted against BJP heavyweight and Leader of Opposition (LoP) Jayanarayan Mishra. It is speculated that Acharya was more keen to contest from Rairakhol Assembly seat.

  • Friday, 12 April 2024
BJP Moves CEO Against BJD
BJD workers engaged for Mo School review works in 93 blocks, alleges BJP before Odisha CEO

BJP spokesperson Satyabrat Panda said that the Election Commission of India (ECI) had recently transferred eight senior officials. Despite this, the government hasn't learnt a lesson.

  • Friday, 12 April 2024
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