Tag: General Elections 2024

Odisha Elections 2024: BJD jittery over BJP’s candidate announcement?
Odisha Elections 2024: BJD jittery over BJP’s candidate announcement?

BJP leader Golak Mohapatra said, "The BJD should first announce the names of the candidates for 147 Assembly seats. Why the BJD is having a headache for our candidates. Is the ruling party waiting for imported leaders? That is why it is not announcing the candidates for the remaining 75 seats.”

  • Monday, 01 April 2024
Sundargarh battle: BJP’s Jual Oram, BJD’s Dilip Tirkey cross swords after 10 years 
Sundargarh battle: BJP’s Jual Oram, BJD’s Dilip Tirkey cross swords after 10 years 

In 2014, BJP leader Jual Oram and BJD leader Dilip Tirkey had locked horns in Sundargarh Lok Sabha seat and they are in the fray after 10 years

  • Monday, 01 April 2024
Odisha Kendu Leaf Workers’ Association opposes BJD candidate in Patnagarh
Odisha Kendu Leaf Workers’ Association opposes BJD candidate in Patnagarh

Makaru Panda, a functionary of the Association, said, ”It would have been better for the BJD, if it had fielded the state secretary of the Odisha Kendu Leaf Workers’ Association in Patnagargh. We will strongly oppose the BJD candidate.”

  • Monday, 01 April 2024
BJP VP and Kendrapara candidate Baijayant Panda holds road show
NDA will win over 400 Lok Sabha seats including Kendrapara: BJP National VP Baijayant Panda

While kick starting his poll campaign by seeking blessings of Lord Baldev Jew and holding a massive road show in Kendrapara, Panda today said that BJP-led NDA will win over 400 Lok Sabha seats including Kendrapara.

  • Monday, 01 April 2024
BJP VP Baijayant Panda accorded grand welcome in Kendrapara, kick-starts election campaign
BJP VP Baijayant Panda accorded grand welcome in Kendrapara, kick-starts election campaign

BJP National Vice President and Kendrapara Lok Sabha MP candidate Baijayant Panda began his election campaign in Kendrapara after visiting the Baldev Jew temple and holding a massive roadshow.

  • Monday, 01 April 2024
Anubhav Mohanty Joins BJP
MP Anubhav Mohanty joins BJP after quitting BJD

Apart from Anubhav, actor and former Korei MLA Akash Das Nayak also resigned from the BJD on March 30. A day later, Nayak joined the BJP in Bhubaneswar.

  • Monday, 01 April 2024
Odisha Elections 2024
2024 Elections: Congress likely to announce Assembly, Lok Sabha candidates in Odisha on April 2

It is unclear whether the Congress will release the entire list of candidates for all the Assembly and Lok Sabha seats or it will be done in a phased manner.

  • Monday, 01 April 2024
Sandhyabati Pradhan
Sandhyabati Pradhan quits BJD, says, ‘our voices don’t reach BJD chief surrounded by coterie with personal interest’

According to Pradhan, she did her assigned duties assiduously towards vibrant empowerment of women and in the field of protection of rights of children.

  • Monday, 01 April 2024
BJP readies campaign strategy; top leaders to attend big rallies planned for 21 LS seats 
BJP readies campaign strategy; top leaders to attend big rallies planned for 21 LS seats 

BJP leader Golak Mohapatra said, ”We will organise big meetings at 21 Loks Sabha seats where top leaders like Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah, party’s National President JP Nadda and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh among others will address the meetings.

  • Sunday, 31 March 2024
Odisha Elections 2024: Why parties buying time to complete candidate announcement?
Odisha Elections 2024: Why parties buying time to complete candidate announcement? 

The Congress has not at all come out with its lists of candidates for LS and Assembly seats. In certain seats, the three parties have adopted a wait-and-watch policy, though they say that their candidates have been selected. 

  • Sunday, 31 March 2024
Odisha Elections 2024: BJD in Jagatsinghpur ‘faction-ridden’ over multiple ticket hopefuls!
Odisha Elections 2024: BJD in Jagatsinghpur ‘faction-ridden’ over multiple ticket hopefuls!

Challenging the leadership of MLA Raghunandan Das, BJD leader Soumyajit Mohapatra, who is aspiring for a party ticket, organised a roadshow at Naveen Niwas on Sunday, pressing for his ticket lobby.

  • Sunday, 31 March 2024
Sans basic facilities, 'poll boycott' voice gets louder in Odisha villages
Sans basic facilities, 'poll boycott' voice gets louder in Odisha villages

The villagers of Nuagaon under Kashipur block in Rayagada are upset over the alleged administrative apathy towards the absence of irrigation and warned of poll boycott.

  • Sunday, 31 March 2024
Fake post with OTV logo circulated by miscreants on social media, viewers urged to exercise caution
Fake post with OTV logo circulated by miscreants on social media, viewers urged to exercise caution

Making viral a fake post attributed to a reputed media house like OTV is punishable under the laws.

  • Sunday, 31 March 2024
BJD's fort crumbling, says Bhartruhari Mahtab BJP's LS candidate for Cuttack LS seat
BJD's fort crumbling, says Bhartruhari Mahtab BJP's LS candidate for Cuttack LS seat

The six-time Cuttack MP recently quit the ruling BJD after expressing displeasure over the party's functioning and affairs.

  • Sunday, 31 March 2024
74 cops for VK Pandian's security: Odisha BJP approaches CEO demanding action
74 cops for VK Pandian's security: Odisha BJP approaches CEO demanding action

BJP leader Surath Biswal said, "The safety of the common people is in a deplorable condition because of the shortage of security personnel. The security personnel engaged for VK Pandian are taking salaries from the state coffers.”

  • Saturday, 30 March 2024
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