Tag: General Elections 2024

Odisha Elections 2024
CM Naveen Patnaik should retire if unable to run govt, says BJP’s Debasis Nayak; BJD responds

BJP will win all the 21 Lok Sabha seats and there will be a double-engine government in Odisha, Nayak said adding that the BJD was playing and the party was keen for a coalition with the BJP.

  • Wednesday, 10 April 2024
Odisha Elections 2024
Odisha Elections 2024: A Guru-Sishya contest in Berhampur Assembly seat!

On Berhampur Assembly seat, BJP is yet to taste victory. The party was earlier in fourth position and now climbed to number 2 spot.

  • Wednesday, 10 April 2024
Odisha Elections 2024
‘BJP to announce full candidates’ list by April 20; change likely in 1 Assembly seat’

BJP on Wednesday claimed that the party will form double-engine government in Odisha.

  • Wednesday, 10 April 2024
National Testing Agency
Students who cast vote in 2024 General Elections will not be barred from exams: NTA

The NTA further urged students to be aware of false rumours, reaffirming that exercising their voting rights would not impact their eligibility to write their exams.

  • Wednesday, 10 April 2024
BJD, BJP, Congress still indecisive on many Assembly candidates 
BJD, BJP, Congress still indecisive on many Assembly candidates 

With just 8 days left for nomination filing for the first phase of elections in which 28 Assembly Constituencies will go to polls, the BJD, the BJP and the Congress have not yet announced candidates in four, nine and five seats respectively. 

  • Tuesday, 09 April 2024
MLA Suresh Routray's family squabble crippling Congress in Jatani? 
MLA Suresh Routray's family squabble crippling Congress in Jatani? 

Odisha Congress arguably seems to be in a quandary over candidate selection for the Jatani Assembly seat as veteran leader and sitting MLA Suresh Routray and his nephew Sangram Routray are locked in a war of words. 

  • Tuesday, 09 April 2024
Odisha Elections 2024: Will Congress candidate Santosh Singh Saluja quit party? 
Odisha Elections 2024: Will Congress candidate Santosh Singh Saluja quit party? 

The statements of Congress leader and Kantabanji Legislative Assembly seat candidate Santosh Singh Saluja's supporters have created ripples in Kantabanji politics. 

  • Tuesday, 09 April 2024
BJP’s Kendrapara Lok Sabha candidate Baijayant Panda steps up campaigning in Aul
BJP’s Kendrapara Lok Sabha candidate Baijayant Panda steps up campaigning in Aul

As soon as the BJP stalwart reached Bilikana in Aul, thousands of party workers accorded him a rousing welcome. He discussed electoral strategies with Krushnachandra Panda, BJP’s MLA candidate for the Aul seat, other frontline leaders and party workers.  

  • Tuesday, 09 April 2024
BJD's imported Lok Sabha candidate will bite the dust: Former Bargarh MP
BJD's imported Lok Sabha candidate will bite the dust: Former Bargarh MP

The former MP asserted that the BJP will fare well while the BJD’s results will be disappointing in the upcoming elections in the district. "If you plant an imported leader in the LS seat and that too when the party has got negative feedback about its poll prospects, will people accept it?" he asked.

  • Tuesday, 09 April 2024
Dilip Ray to be BJP candidate from Rourkela seat: Jual Oram 
Dilip Ray to be BJP candidate from Rourkela seat: Jual Oram 

The Rourkela Assembly seat is likely to witness a high-octane fight as BJD has nominated Dilip Ray’s arch-rival, Sarada Nayak.

  • Tuesday, 09 April 2024
General Elections 2024
Odisha Elections 2024: Congress to announce its candidates soon, says Bijay Patnaik

The Congress so far has been able to declare candidates for 49 Assembly seats out of 147 and 8 Lok Sabha seats out of a total 21 seats in Odisha.

  • Tuesday, 09 April 2024
BJD engaging Anganwadi workers, ASHAs in poll campaigning: Odisha BJP 
BJD engaging Anganwadi workers, ASHAs in poll campaigning: Odisha BJP 

The BJP alleged that the government has sanctioned over Rs 500 crore of the tribal welfare development department to an NGO despite the model code of conduct being in force. The party leaders met the CEO and furnished pictorial evidence of the ASHAs and Anganwadi workers engaged in partisan activities. 

  • Tuesday, 09 April 2024
Odisha Elections 2024: Resentment in BJP over ticket for Dharmasala seat
Odisha Elections 2024: Resentment in BJP over ticket for Dharmasala seat

Protesting against the party nominating Smrutirekha Pahi for Dharmasala Assembly seat, supporters of BJP leader Himanshu Sekhar Sahu demanded the ticket for him.

  • Tuesday, 09 April 2024
I am a man of principles & a true Congressman: Suresh Routray on show-cause notice
I am a man of principles & a true Congressman: Suresh Routray on show-cause notice

Veteran Congress leader and Jatani MLA Suresh Routray denied allegations of him campaigning for his son who is a BJD candidate for Bhubaneswar Lok Sabha seat.

  • Monday, 08 April 2024
Odisha Elections 2024: Music recording studios witness brisk business
Odisha Elections 2024: Music recording studios witness brisk business

Singers, music directors, lyricists, composers, technicians and musical hands have their plates full and it means good earnings. Singer Shiba Shankar Sarangi said, "I have already rendered my voice for four songs. In the previous election time, I had sung over 200 songs.”

  • Monday, 08 April 2024
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