Tag: General Elections 2024

Is BJD banking on numerology in candidate selection?
Is BJD banking on numerology in candidate selection?

Interestingly, given the number of candidates announced each time, an emerging pattern has caught the attention of many observers. Many believe that the number 9 seems key to the party which seems to be banking on numerology this time. 

  • Wednesday, 17 April 2024
Why BJD embrace and bank on imported leaders?
BJD denies tickets to 3 MLAs, swaps seats of 2 leaders

BJD supremo and Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik will also be contesting from two Assembly seats- Hinjili and Kantabanji.

  • Wednesday, 17 April 2024
Naveen Patnaik
Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik likely to contest from Western Odisha in 2024 Elections

Speculations suggest that Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik might run from Kantabanji in the 2024 elections to strengthen BJD's position against BJP and Congress, especially in key districts like Bolangir and Kalahandi.

  • Wednesday, 17 April 2024
Huge public support for PM Modi, Odisha to have double engine govt: BJP's Kendrapara LS candidate Baijayant Panda 
Huge public support for PM Modi, Odisha to have double engine govt: BJP's Kendrapara LS candidate Baijayant Panda 

BJP National Vice President and party’s Kendrapara Lok Sabha candidate Baijayant Panda held discussions with party workers in his constituency and shared the mantra of success and laid emphasis on organisation. 

  • Tuesday, 16 April 2024
Cash & inducements worth over Rs 100 cr seized by ECI in Odisha
Cash & inducements worth over Rs 100 cr seized by ECI in Odisha

Rajasthan has topped the ECI’s seizure list, while Odisha’s position is 15th.

  • Tuesday, 16 April 2024
Huge cache of tablets with 5T & CM Naveen wallpapers 'seized' in Odisha; Cong alleges MCC violation 
Huge cache of tablets with 5T & CM Naveen wallpapers 'seized' in Odisha; Cong alleges MCC violation 

After seizure of tablets, local residents and Congress leaders lodged a police complaint alleging violation of the model code of conduct (MCC). 

  • Tuesday, 16 April 2024
Odisha Elections 2024: BJP candidate list strikes balance between old and new 
BJP announces 2nd list of candidates for Assembly seats in Odisha; check full list

Out of the total 147 Assembly constituencies, the saffron party had earlier announced the names of 112 candidates.

  • Tuesday, 16 April 2024
Odisha Elections 2024: Villagers corner BJD candidates with questions on basic issues
Odisha Elections 2024: Villagers corner BJD candidates with questions on basic issues

An unfortunate incident was reported from Muniguda in Rayagada. Law Minister and BJD candidate for Bissamcuttack, Jagannath Saraka was campaigning at Raghubari village on Sunday when a youth BJD leader accompanying him allegedly attacked one person and abused the villagers, who raised the issue of drinking water crisis in the area.

  • Monday, 15 April 2024
Odisha Elections 2024: Development to become key agenda in Brajarajnagar Assembly seat!
Odisha Elections 2024: Development to become key agenda in Brajarajnagar Assembly seat!

Suresh Pujari, Alaka Mohanty and Kishore Patel of BJP, BJD and Congress respectively are leaving no stone unturned to woo voters.  

  • Monday, 15 April 2024
Congress’ Pruthvi Ballav Patnaik launches veiled attack on BJP, BJD
Congress’ Pruthvi Ballav Patnaik launches veiled attack on BJP, BJD

Congress' Begunia Assembly constituency candidate Pruthvi Ballav Patnaik accuses leaders of making themselves scarce after wining elections.

  • Monday, 15 April 2024
'Car Khana'-fame women entrepreneurs join BJP in Odisha 
'Car Khana'-fame women entrepreneurs join BJP in Odisha 

Neha Panigrahi and Rashmita Das are known for their food car, ‘Car-Khana’ in Bhubaneswar,

  • Monday, 15 April 2024
Veteran leader Suresh Routray expelled from Congress
Veteran leader Suresh Routray expelled from Congress

In a press note, AICC general secretary KC Venugopal said, "Taking note of the complaints of indiscipline and anti-party activities, the Congress President has approved the expulsion of Suresh Kumar Routray from the party for six years with immediate effect.”

  • Monday, 15 April 2024
BJP's Kendrapara LS candidate Baijayant Panda discusses poll strategy with party workers 
BJP's Baijayant Panda Rallies Support in Kendrapara, Aims to Transform Modi Wave into Votes

BJP's Kendrapara candidate Baijayant Panda is actively engaging party workers, focusing on converting support for PM Modi into votes. He emphasized relentless work and voter mobilization in Odisha, aiming to accelerate development and connect the state with national progress.

  • Monday, 15 April 2024
Odisha BJP to bring charge-sheet against state govt on April 21: Manmohan Samal
Odisha BJP to bring charge-sheet against state govt on April 21: Manmohan Samal

President of Odisha BJP Manmohan Samal said, “We have decided to bring a charge-sheet against the government on April 21 before our Sankalp Patra is released in the first week of May."

  • Monday, 15 April 2024
Odisha Elections 2024: Malkangiri Assembly seat set for a triangular fight!
Odisha Elections 2024: Malkangiri Assembly seat set for a triangular fight!

The BJD has fielded Manas Madkami while the BJP has banked on a new face Narasingha Madkami. The Congress has nominated Mala Madhi, who had given a tough fight to the BJP and BJD candidates twice in the past. 

  • Sunday, 14 April 2024
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