Tag: General Elections 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
BJP to replicate Tripura & Assam formula for electoral success in Odisha?
BJP to replicate Tripura & Assam formula for electoral success in Odisha?

It is believed that to make the formula work, former Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Deb arrived in Odisha on Saturday and will stay till the elections are over. 

  • Saturday, 27 April 2024
General Elections 2024: JP Nadda and Rahul Gandhi to visit Odisha tomorrow
General Elections 2024: JP Nadda and Rahul Gandhi to visit Odisha tomorrow

BJP National President JP Nadda and Congress leader Rahul Gandhi will arrive in the state tomorrow to join their respective party’s campaigning. 

  • Saturday, 27 April 2024
People determined to put Kendrapara on Modiji’s 400-plus list: Baijayant Panda 
People determined to put Kendrapara on Modiji’s 400-plus list: Baijayant Panda 

While addressing the gathering, BJP's National Vice President and Kendrapara’s Lok Sabha candidate Baijayant Panda said that people have decided to bring a BJP government in Odisha which is essential for the state’s development. 

  • Saturday, 27 April 2024
Odisha Elections 2024: Mohan Hembram resigns from Congress after party withdraws ticket 
Odisha Elections 2024: Mohan Hembram resigns from Congress after party withdraws ticket 

After his ticket was cancelled, Mohan Hembram asked the party to return Rs 7,50,000 to him within 48 hours or else he would take legal action.

  • Saturday, 27 April 2024
BJD announces candidates for three Assembly seats in Odisha 
BJD announces candidates for three Assembly seats in Odisha 

BJD supremo and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announced the names in the afternoon.

  • Saturday, 27 April 2024
BJP releases list of 8 candidates for Odisha Assembly Elections 
BJP releases list of 8 candidates for Odisha Assembly Elections 

The BJP on Saturday released the list of candidates for eight more Assembly Constituencies of Odisha. 

  • Saturday, 27 April 2024
Veiled warning to BJD? Samir Dash hints at fighting poll as Independent!
Veiled warning to BJD? Samir Dash hints at fighting poll as Independent!

At a meeting, the MLA asked his supporters would it be acceptable if anyone other than Samir Dash & Sangita Dash was made candidate in the constituency and in response, his supporters were heard saying ‘no’ in unison.

  • Saturday, 27 April 2024
Odisha Elections 2024
Odisha Elections 2024: Rumours rife as major parties yet to name candidates from several seats

As per many political experts, the parties have not yet announced the names of some of their candidates as they are playing a wait-and-watch game to score strategic supremacy over others.

  • Saturday, 27 April 2024
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