Tag: General Elections 2024

BJD ticket aspirants camping in Bhubaneswar in fear of getting out-lobbied! 
BJD ticket aspirants camping in Bhubaneswar in fear of getting out-lobbied! 

For the last few days, many ticket aspirants have been camping in Bhubaneswar because they fear the mathematics may go against them in their absence.  

  • Monday, 08 April 2024
Look at party not candidates: VK Pandian's statements reflect BJD's fearfulness? 
Look at party not candidates: VK Pandian's statements reflect BJD's fearfulness? 

It is said that the BJD is haunted by fears of losing ground in the Lok Sabha elections amid reports of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s popularity in Odisha.    

  • Monday, 08 April 2024
Odisha BJP accuses senior IPS officer in CMO working for BJD, files plaint with CEO
Odisha BJP accuses senior IPS officer in CMO working for BJD, files plaint with CEO 

Senior BJP leader Samir Mohanty told the media, "The model code of conduct is in force and the ECI barred the IPS from taking part in any election duty. However, it has been seen that Kutey is calling SPs, IICs and political leaders. He has been working on partisan lines. This is a violation of the poll MCC.”

  • Monday, 08 April 2024
2024 Elections
Why BJD, BJP, Congress struggling to finalise candidates for 2024 Elections?

With both BJD and BJP adopting a wait-and-watch policy and pinning hopes on leaders switching camps, the Congress seems to be struggling to finalise the names of candidates for the Lok Sabha and Assembly seats.

  • Monday, 08 April 2024
2024 Elections
Former Bargarh MP Prabhas Singh quits BJD; says, 'no internal democracy in BJD, ideology changed'

It is pertinent to mention here that BJD has nominated Parinita Mishra as its candidate for Bargarh Lok Sabha seat. Mishra will lock horns with BJP’s Pradeep Purohit and Congress’ Sanjay Bhoi.

  • Monday, 08 April 2024
Why BJD embraces and banks on imported leaders?
Why BJD embraces and banks on imported leaders?

The list of opposition leaders who joined the BJD is long. Congress leader of Titilagarh Surendra Singh Bhoi has been made BJD’s MP candidate for Bolangir after he joined the party. Former Salipur MLA and BJP leader Prakash Behera joined the BJD and has been made Cuttack-Barabati MLA candidate.      

  • Sunday, 07 April 2024
Odisha Elections 2024: Paralakhemundi Assembly seat likely to see three-cornered contest
Odisha Elections 2024: Paralakhemundi Assembly seat likely to see three-cornered contest

The BJP has repeated its candidate K Narayan Rao who had won the seat in 2019. The BJD has given a chance to a new face like Rupesh Panigrahi while the Congress has banked on former chief secretary and senior party leader Bijay Patnaik.   

  • Sunday, 07 April 2024
This time people fighting for me in Bhubaneswar: BJP MP candidate Aparajita Sarangi
This time people fighting for me in Bhubaneswar: BJP MP candidate Aparajita Sarangi

During her campaign at Ananda Ban Park here on Sunday, the BJP leader said, "I have prepared a report card on the developmental works that I have done in my constituency in the last five years. The report cards are being distributed to people." 

  • Sunday, 07 April 2024
Attacks on Central investigating agencies in Bengal have become regular occurrence: PM Modi
Attacks on Central investigating agencies in Bengal have become regular occurrence: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that the attacks on the Central investigating agencies in West Bengal have become a regular occurrence.

  • Sunday, 07 April 2024
Discontent growing in Kendrapara BJD after Ganeswar Behera joins party 
Discontent growing in Kendrapara BJD after Ganeswar Behera joins party 

There are several ticket aspirants for a BJD ticket in Kendrapara assembly segment. They argued that they have been working for the party over the years, but imported leaders shouldn't be given a chance to contest the poll. 

  • Sunday, 07 April 2024
BJPs Lekhashree Samantsinghar
2024 Elections: Lekhashree Samantsinghar joins BJD after resigning from BJP's primary membership

In her resignation letter, Samantsinghar wrote that she had given her sweat and blood to the party in the last 10 years. Despite hardwork and sincerity, she could not earn the trust of the leadership.

  • Sunday, 07 April 2024
Stalemate in 18 Assembly seats of Odisha with BJD, BJP yet to announce candidates 
Stalemate in 18 Assembly seats of Odisha with BJD, BJP yet to announce candidates 

As per reports, the BJD and the BJP have not announced their candidates for Balikuda-Erasama and Kakatpur Assembly seats under the Jagatsinghpur Lok Sabha segment. In these two seats, the BJD is reportedly in a tailspin due to a bitter infighting.  

  • Saturday, 06 April 2024
Odisha Elections 2024: Rift in BJD's Kendrapara unit over Assembly ticket 
Odisha Elections 2024: Rift in BJD's Kendrapara unit over Assembly ticket 

Even though there are many aspirants for the the Kendrapara Assembly seat , word is doing the rounds that the party may field a turncoat leader.

  • Saturday, 06 April 2024
Odisha Elections 2024: A seesawing Suresh Routray leaves Congress perplexed!  
Odisha Elections 2024: A seesawing Suresh Routray leaves Congress perplexed!  

These days, Jatani MLA Suresh Routray is seen campaigning for his younger son Manmath Routray, a BJD candidate for the Bhubaneswar Lok Sabha seat, leaving Congress workers confused.

  • Saturday, 06 April 2024
‘Odia pride’ a major poll plank in 2024 Odisha elections!
‘Odia pride’ a major poll plank in 2024 Odisha elections!

Former Berhampur MP and BJP leader, Sidhant Mohapatra had targeted the BJD government and the Chief Minister on the same issue on April 4. “If I am unable to speak Odia or I have no love and care for my mother tongue, then how I could protect my Odia Asmita and swabhiman?” he had asked.

  • Saturday, 06 April 2024
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