Tag: Lok Sabha Elections

Kendrapara Mission Shakti president accused of violating MCC by taking part in BJD’s political activ
Kendrapara Mission Shakti president accused of violating MCC by taking part in BJD’s political activities

Sanjukta Satapathy, president of Mission Shakti in Kendrapara, is accused of MCC violations for participating in BJD's campaign activities. BJP's Krushnachandra Panda demands action after alleging her involvement in urging votes for BJD.

  • Sunday, 05 May 2024
Odisha Elections 2024: Congress changes candidates in 5 Assembly seats
Odisha Elections 2024: Congress changes candidates in 5 Assembly seats

The Indian National Congress (INC) announced candidate changes for five assembly seats in Odisha, including notable entries like Debasis Nayak and Sudarshan Das. The reshuffle comes ahead of the upcoming elections, reflecting strategic adjustments within the party.

  • Sunday, 05 May 2024
Odisha Elections 2024
We want BJP govt in Odisha so that it works effectively with Modi Sarkar in Delhi: S Jaishankar

S. Jaishankar emphasized the importance of a BJP government in Odisha to align with Modi's administration for effective collaboration. He highlighted the cultural significance of Odisha at the G-20 meeting, showcasing the Konark Wheel replica. The minister also noted ongoing central support for Odisha's development, despite some schemes like Ayushman Bharat not being implemented.

  • Saturday, 04 May 2024
Odisha Elections 2024
'Next 3 days crucial for BJP before Odisha goes to polls on May 13'

Top BJP leaders, including PM Narendra Modi, are set to visit Odisha for crucial pre-election activities. They will release the party's manifesto and engage with local intellectuals. These visits aim to enhance BJP's electoral prospects and address issues like the preservation of Odia culture and proper utilization of central funds.

  • Saturday, 04 May 2024
Odisha Elections 2024
BJD chief Naveen Patnaik accuses Opposition of telling lies, shedding 'crocodile tears'

In his address, Patnaik said, “The opposition is telling lies and its leaders are shedding crocodile tears. Bless me and BJD’s MLA and MP candidates.”

  • Saturday, 04 May 2024
Congress' Puri Lok Sabha candidate Sucharita Mohanty
Denied party funding, Congress' Puri Lok Sabha candidate Sucharita Mohanty returns ticket

Sucharita Mohanty, the Congress candidate for Puri Lok Sabha, returned her ticket citing insufficient campaign funds from the party; said, despite efforts like a public donation drive and minimized spending, she struggled financially and could not sustain an impactful campaign.

  • Saturday, 04 May 2024
BJP accuses BJD of MCC violation through NUA-O call centre
BJP accuses BJD of MCC violation through NUA-O call centre, urges CEO for action

Besides demanding the closure of the NUA-O call centre along with other call centres of the Odisha government during the time of the election, the BJP also demanded stern actions against the erring persons involved in the matter.

  • Friday, 03 May 2024
Odisha Elections 2024
Cash seizure continues in poll-bound Odisha; surveillance and other measures intensified

Due to strict enforcement and surveillance, around Rs 20 lakh was seized from a car during checking near Bhadrasahi under Barbil police limits in Keonjhar district on Friday.

  • Friday, 03 May 2024
Sambhavi Puraskar 2024
Shambhavi Puraskar 2024 for Ranjit Majhi; 'we want social transformation', says Shaifalika Panda

Ranjit Majhi was awarded the Shambhavi Puraskar for his efforts in implementing the Forest Rights Act and empowering villagers in Sundargarh. The event, organized by the Bansidhar & Ila Panda Foundation, also recognized Sasmita Mangaraj for her work in women's empowerment.

  • Friday, 03 May 2024
Odisha Elections 2024
BJD has given ticket to wife of ganja trader, says Anubhav Patnaik after filing nomination as independent candidate

Anubhav Patnaik, after resigning from BJD, criticized the party for nominating Sabitri Pradhan, whose husband is allegedly involved in illegal ganja trade and a murder case. He filed his nomination as an independent candidate for the Khandapada Assembly seat, citing past injustices and lack of development work by previous candidates.

  • Friday, 03 May 2024
Upset over 'unfulfilled' promises, villagers gherao Jharsuguda BJD candidate Dipali Das during poll
Upset over 'unfulfilled' promises, villagers gherao Jharsuguda BJD candidate Dipali Das during poll campaign

During her election campaign in Jharsuguda, BJD candidate Dipali Das was confronted by villagers in Malibeunra over unfulfilled promises made during the 2019 elections. The incident, recorded and shared online, highlighted the villagers' demands for accountability on past commitments.

  • Friday, 03 May 2024
Odisha Elections 2024
Odisha elections 2024 is fight for double-engine govt and Odia Asmita: BJP’s LS candidate Bhartruhari Mahtab

Bhartruhari Mahtab on Friday saidd that the 2024 elections will pivot on securing a double-engine government and preserving 'Odia Asmita'. Mahtab highlights several local issues and BJP’s commitment to address them, alongside promises of financial aid and healthcare benefits.

  • Friday, 03 May 2024
Jharkhand HC dismisses Rahul Gandhis petition to quash proceedings against him
Lok Sabha polls: Rahul Gandhi to contest from Rae Bareli, K L Sharma from Amethi

The Congress party on Friday announced its nominees for the Rae Bareli and Amethi constituencies in Uttar Pradesh.

  • Friday, 03 May 2024
Insulting Sanatan dharma will lead to INDIA blocs fall in 2024: Amit Shah
BJP may win around 16 Lok Sabha seats in Odisha: Amit Shah

Shah exuded confidence that the low voter turnout in the first two phases of Lok Sabha Election 2024 will not affect NDA’s ‘400 Paar’ mission and they are ‘well on track’ to achieve that.

  • Thursday, 02 May 2024
Is Odisha free from corruption and percentage culture? BJP asks CM Naveen
Is Odisha free from corruption and percentage culture? BJP asks CM Naveen

The biggest corruption in Odisha is the chit fund scam. If a BJD leader is found involved in any crime, the party is giving ticket to his/her son/daughter, alleged BJP leader Sajjan Sharma.

  • Tuesday, 30 April 2024
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