Tag: General Elections 2024

Time to say goodbye to BJD govt in Odisha: BJP's JP Nadda
Time to say goodbye to BJD govt in Odisha: BJP's JP Nadda

BJP National President JP Nadda criticized the BJD government in Odisha for alleged voter bribery and bureaucratic dominance, advocating for a change to empower women and the populace.

  • Wednesday, 15 May 2024
Odisha Elections 2024: Migrant workers not allowed to return for voting!
Odisha Elections 2024: Migrant workers not allowed to return for voting!

In the ongoing 2024 Odisha elections, many migrant workers from Kantabanji, where Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik is contesting, are unable to vote due to employer restrictions. Despite their pleas and viral videos highlighting their plight, these workers remain stranded out-of-state, impacting voter turnout.

  • Wednesday, 15 May 2024
BJP’s acceptability in Odisha grown exponentially: Baijayant Panda
BJP’s acceptability in Odisha grown exponentially: Baijayant Panda

BJP National Vice President Baijayant Panda highlighted the growing popularity of his party in Odisha, projecting a confident win in upcoming elections. He emphasized Prime Minister Narendra Modi's global appeal and local voters' support during his campaign tour.

  • Wednesday, 15 May 2024
Odisha Elections 2024
Odisha Elections: BJP heavyweights including JP Nadda, Amit Shah, Assam CM, Hema Malini set for whirlwind tour

Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma will be visiting Odisha and is scheduled to attend three public meetings at Brajarajnagar, Bonai and Attabira on May 16, 2024.

  • Wednesday, 15 May 2024
Odisha Elections 2024
OTV Exclusive: Amit Shah promises action against chit fund scamsters, reopening of all gates of Puri Srimandir

In an exclusive interview with OTV during the roadshow in Cuttack, Amit Shah promised action against those involved in the muti-crore chit fund scam in the state.

  • Wednesday, 15 May 2024
Viral video: BJD candidate Sanatan Mahakud garlanded with shoes!
Viral video: BJD candidate Sanatan Mahakud garlanded with shoes!

BJD candidate Sanatan Mahakud was shockingly garlanded with slippers during his campaign in Mirigisinga village. A video of the incident went viral, highlighting tensions. The incumbent MLA Minakshi Mohanta belongs to the village where the incident was reported.

  • Wednesday, 15 May 2024
Odisha Elections 2024
PM Modi provides rice to poor, Naveen Patnaik distributes empty bags: Amit Shah

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is sending free rice to the poor across the country including Odisha. But Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik is misleading people by giving rice in a bag with his own image, alleged Amit Shah

  • Wednesday, 15 May 2024
BJD leader Latika Pradhan’s supporters 'misbehave with woman;' complaint filed
BJD leader Latika Pradhan’s supporters 'misbehave with woman;' complaint filed

During a campaign event in Kabisuryanagar, supporters of BJD leader Latika Pradhan reportedly misbehaved with Chhaya Behera, who questioned the MLA nominee about local development. The altercation resulted in Behera being physically attacked and later hospitalized.

  • Wednesday, 15 May 2024
Odisha Elections 2024
BJD misleading people through 100 units free electricity claim: BJP

The BJP has accused the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) of misleading the public in Odisha with false promises of free electricity. Senior BJP leader Samir Mohanty criticized the BJD's shifting statements on providing 100 units of free electricity and highlighted discrepancies in power costs and distribution in the state.

  • Wednesday, 15 May 2024
Odisha Elections 2024
Odisha Elections 2024: Rahul Gandhi attacks BJP, spares BJD; CM Naveen, Om Birla hit campaign trail

Ahead of the second phase polls in Odisha, key political leaders intensified their campaigns. Rahul Gandhi criticized BJP but did not comment on BJD. Naveen Patnaik campaigned for free electricity and targeted opposition claims. Om Birla also campaigned actively.

  • Wednesday, 15 May 2024
BJP will form government in Centre and Odisha: Om Birla
BJP will form government in Centre and Odisha: Om Birla

Speaker of the Lok Sabha Om Birla asserted that the BJP is poised to form governments in both the Centre and Odisha, citing a strong public mandate. He highlighted the growing trust in Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who aims for a third term, backed by his track record for executing infrastructure projects and welfare schemes.

  • Tuesday, 14 May 2024
BJD’s Khallikote MLA candidate faces opposition from locals
BJD’s Khallikote MLA candidate faces opposition from locals

BJD's MLA candidate for Khallikote, Suryamani Vaidya, faced stiff opposition from local residents during her campaign in various panchayats. Villagers accused her of neglecting development and failing to fulfill promises made in the 2019 election.

  • Tuesday, 14 May 2024
If a CM can’t hold mic himself, he can’t make India Vishwa Guru: Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma in Odi
If a CM can’t hold mic himself, he can’t make India Vishwa Guru: Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma in Odisha 

Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma took a swipe at Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik at the Prabuddh Nagarik Sammelan in Bhubaneswar.

  • Tuesday, 14 May 2024
Viability of BJD’s free electricity promise to 90 per cent consumers questioned 
Viability of BJD’s free electricity promise to 90 per cent consumers questioned 

BJD has promised free electricity to 90% of families in Odisha, drawing skepticism about its feasibility. Critics label it a political ploy, noting discrepancies in the number of beneficiaries and questioning the practicality of such a scheme based on current consumption patterns.

  • Tuesday, 14 May 2024
Odisha Elections 2024: BJP replaces Soro Assembly candidate; Raju Das dropped
Odisha Elections 2024: BJP replaces Soro Assembly candidate; Raju Das dropped

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) had earlier fielded BJD turncoat Raju Das from the Soro Assembly seat.

  • Tuesday, 14 May 2024
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