Tag: General Elections 2024

Heavyweights whose fate will be sealed by voters in the first phase of 2024 General Elections
General Elections 2024: As first phase of voting begins, know heavyweights whose fate will be sealed by voters today

A total of 16.63 crore voters will vote in the first phase of Lok Sabha polls, deciding the fate of 1625 candidates with many heavyweight leaders in fray.

  • Friday, 19 April 2024
Odisha CM to contest from two migration-hit constituencies; residents least excited!  
Odisha CM to contest from two migration-hit constituencies; residents least excited!  

The residents of the constituency never shy away from alleging that the constituency has not developed as it should have been, considering the Chief Minister representing it for such a long period. 

  • Thursday, 18 April 2024
Women empowerment or dynasty politics? Why BJD dropped heavyweights & fielded their wives?
Women empowerment or dynasty politics? Why BJD dropped heavyweights & fielded their wives?

Of the total 126 candidates announced by BJD, 28 are women and, 10 of them are the wives of party heavyweights.

  • Thursday, 18 April 2024
BJD in turmoil as revolts crop up after sitting MLAs denied tickets
BJD in turmoil as revolts crop up after sitting MLAs denied tickets

BJD MLA Nrushingha Sahu said that tickets are being distributed on the basis of a survey and the party will decide about the rehabilitation of leaders who are denied tickets. 

  • Thursday, 18 April 2024
BJP's National VP Baijayant Panda seeks blessings of Lord Ram and Mahaveer in Kendrapara
BJP's National VP Baijayant Panda seeks blessings of Lord Ram and Mahaveer in Kendrapara

The BJP stalwart also went to Ram Mandir at Tinimuhani, where he offered worship to Lord Ram and sought His blessings. Later, Panda along with scores of devotees partook of prasad on the temple premises. 

  • Wednesday, 17 April 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
scrollToTop