Tag: General Elections 2024

BJD's Pradeep Majhi spreading false propaganda based on Amit Shah's doctored video: BJP
BJD's Pradeep Majhi spreading false propaganda based on Amit Shah's doctored video: BJP

BJP leader Balabhadra Majhi said, “This shows the shallow attitude of the BJD. The allegation made against the Home Minister is fictitious. Such allegations based on a doctored video are meant to scare people and to extract votes from them.”

  • Tuesday, 30 April 2024
Is Odisha free from corruption and percentage culture? BJP asks CM Naveen
Is Odisha free from corruption and percentage culture? BJP asks CM Naveen

The biggest corruption in Odisha is the chit fund scam. If a BJD leader is found involved in any crime, the party is giving ticket to his/her son/daughter, alleged BJP leader Sajjan Sharma.

  • Tuesday, 30 April 2024
Odisha Elections 2024: Namesakes in poll fray to create confusion among voters?
Odisha Elections 2024: Namesakes in poll fray to create confusion among voters?

BJD candidate Jagannath Saraka, BJP candidate Jagannath Nudruka, Congress nominee Nilamadhab Hikaka and Independent candidate Nilamadhab Ulaka are in the fray in the Bissam Cuttack Assembly seat in Rayagada.

  • Monday, 29 April 2024
Odisha Elections 2024: Why 'Odia Asmita' is becoming a big poll issue
Odisha Elections 2024: Why 'Odia Asmita' is becoming a big poll issue

For the first time since the state was formed as a language-based independent state in 1936, language, literature and culture are going to dominate the poll narrative. 

  • Monday, 29 April 2024
Congress focussing on South Odisha to reclaim old fort!
Congress focussing on South Odisha to reclaim old fort!

As a part of its strategy, the grand old party has lined up prominent and veteran leaders like Priyanka Gandhi, AICC president Mallikarjun Kharge and Telangana Chief Minister Revanth Reddy, who will hit the campaign trail for their party nominees in the south, where a major chunk of the electorate are Telugu speaking people. 

  • Monday, 29 April 2024
Odisha Elections 2024: Sharp vigil on Maoist movement on borders, says DGP   
Odisha Elections 2024: Sharp vigil on Maoist movement on borders, says DGP   

The DGP said, "There is provision of airlifting of manpower and material to inaccessible areas. Some booths are inside the Sunabeda sanctuary. Poll parties will be air-dropped there.”

  • Monday, 29 April 2024
Odisha Elections 2024: No candidates announced for Nilagiri seat; aspirants on tenterhooks 
Odisha Elections 2024: No candidates announced for Nilagiri seat; aspirants on tenterhooks 

Because of the delay in the announcement of the names of candidates for Nilagiri Assembly seat, the aspiring candidates of BJP. BJD and Congress are in two minds about launching their full-fledged campaigning.

  • Monday, 29 April 2024
Political parties in Odisha using 'Reels', 'Shorts' to tap young voters 
Political parties in Odisha using 'Reels', 'Shorts' to tap young voters 

Odisha's political parties are flooding social media platforms with short videos like - Reels & Shorts. 

  • Sunday, 28 April 2024
Odisha Elections 2024: BJP turns strategic focus on South Odisha LS seats
Odisha Elections 2024: BJP turns strategic focus on South Odisha LS seats

In two of the four LS seats, party candidates were in second position. In Berhampur, the BJP’s vote share increased to 35.26 per cent in 2019 from 17.54 per cent in 2014. In 2014, the BJP’s vote share was 7.72 per cent in Aska, but it increased by 26.81 per cent to 34.33 per cent in 2019.  

  • Sunday, 28 April 2024
VK Pandian appeasing Naveen Babu by hijacking Modiji's schemes: BJP's Biplab Deb
VK Pandian appeasing Naveen Babu by hijacking Modiji's schemes: BJP's Biplab Deb

"Have the people voted you to power to get the state governed by Pandian,” asked Tripura’s former Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb.

  • Sunday, 28 April 2024
Meeting with Raseswari Panigrahi apolitical: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan
Meeting with Raseswari Panigrahi apolitical: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan

The discussion between Union Minister and BJP’s Sambalpur Lok Sabha candidate Dharmendra Pradhan and Sambalpur’s former legislator Raseswari Panigrahi lasted for half an hour, featuring various issues. 

  • Sunday, 28 April 2024
Congress announces candidates for Lok Sabha, Assembly seats
Congress announces candidates for Odisha Lok Sabha, Assembly seats 

The party fielded Nagendra Pradhan in the Sambalpur Lok Sabha constituency while Suresh Mohapatra has been nominated for the Cuttack Lok Sabha seat.

  • Sunday, 28 April 2024
Odia pride & language under threat: PM Narendra Modi
Odia pride & language under threat: PM Narendra Modi 

Commenting on why the BJP parted ways with the BJD, Narendra Modi said, "The Biju Janata Dal (BJD) used to support us based on issues. Many other parties also give us issue-based support. Our relation with the BJD in the state is different."

  • Sunday, 28 April 2024
This Odisha government needs to be changed: BJP National President JP Nadda
This Odisha government needs to be changed: BJP National President JP Nadda

While addressing Vijay Sankalp Samavesh at Ambapua in Berhampur, BJP National President JP NaddaJP Nadda said that the people of Odisha have been deprived of development by the current dispensation. 

  • Sunday, 28 April 2024
Congress' Barabati-Cuttack candidate selection: Sofia Firdous' name sent to AICC
Congress' Barabati-Cuttack candidate selection: Sofia Firdous' name sent to AICC

Party leaders and workers have put forth Sofia’s name for the Barabati-Cuttack Assembly seat as her father Congress MLA Mohammed Moquim's uncertain political career.

  • Saturday, 27 April 2024
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