Tag: Lok Sabha Elections

'Baijayant Panda's contribution to Haridaspur-Paradip railway line is immense'; BJP
'Baijayant Panda's contribution to Haridaspur-Paradip railway line is immense'; BJP slams BJD's Atanu Sabyasachi for his remarks

BJP's Sanjay Rath accuses BJD and Atanu Sabyasachi Nayak of falsely claiming credit for the Haridaspur-Paradip railway project. Baijayant Panda, former MP, played a crucial role since 2009, from sanction to land acquisition. BJD has been criticized for inadequate infrastructure development in Kendrapara despite long tenure in power.

  • Tuesday, 30 April 2024
BJP supports reservation policy; Congress peddling propaganda about its '400 Paar' slogan: Amit Shah
BJP supports reservation policy; Congress peddling propaganda about its '400 Paar' slogan: Amit Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah asserted that the BJP supports reservations for SC, ST, and OBCs, accusing Congress of spreading lies about BJP's constitutional intentions and their 400-seat election goal.

  • Tuesday, 30 April 2024
ECI orders repolling in Manipur's 6 polling stations on April 30
ECI orders repolling in Manipur's 6 polling stations on April 30

The Election Commission declared the Lok Sabha elections in six polling stations of Outer Manipur void, with fresh voting scheduled for April 30. This follows disturbances during the initial vote. Meanwhile, high voter turnout was recorded across other stations.

  • Sunday, 28 April 2024
Lok Sabha election 2024: Polling booth attacked, EVM set ablaze in Karnataka's Chamarajanagar
Lok Sabha election 2024: Polling booth attacked, EVM set ablaze in Karnataka's Chamarajanagar

During the Karnataka Lok Sabha elections, a polling booth in Idiginatha village faced a violent mob attack, resulting in an EVM being set ablaze and disruptions caused by stone-pelting. Despite these challenges, election efforts continued with enhanced security.

  • Saturday, 27 April 2024
Did Minister Tukuni Sahu block district status to Padampur? Joint Action Committee demands BJD clari
Did Minister Tukuni Sahu block district status to Padampur? Joint Action Committee demands BJD clarification 

It has now come to the fore that none other than the Odisha government's own minister Tukuni Sahu may have been the impediment to the Padampur subdivision in Bargarh district getting district status.

  • Friday, 26 April 2024
Odisha Elections 2024: 266 candidates in fray for 28 Assembly seats in 1st phase of state polls
Odisha Elections 2024: 266 candidates in fray for 28 Assembly seats in 1st phase of state polls

Filing nomination papers has concluded for 28 Assembly segments under four Lok Sabha constituencies of Odisha where the polling is going to take place on May 13.

  • Friday, 26 April 2024
Naveen contesting in two seats to create backdoor entry for VK Pandian: BJP 
Naveen contesting in two seats to create backdoor entry for VK Pandian: BJP 

BJP leader Samir Mohanty alleged that the Chief Minister will leave a seat for him who has been placed second in the party’s star campaigners’ list and who travelled across the state and held meetings in the past.

  • Friday, 26 April 2024
BJP Leader Sajjan Sharma
CM Naveen represented Hinjili for 24 years; has he spent 24 nights there? BJP asks BJD

At a closed-door meeting with senior leaders on Thursday, Shah asked the leaders to campaign together both for the Lok Sabha and Assembly seats which seems to be a new strategy for the saffron brigade.

  • Friday, 26 April 2024
Lok Sabha election Phase 2: 10 heavyweight candidates whose fate will be sealed by voters today
Lok Sabha election Phase 2: 10 heavyweight candidates whose fate will be sealed by voters today

Today’s voting will see some of the most closely watched contests as some high profile names including Rahul Gandhi, Hema Malini, Tejasvi Surya, Rajeev Chandrashekhar and Shashi Tharoor are seeking seats.

  • Friday, 26 April 2024
LS Phase 2 polls underway in 88 constituencies
Phase-2 Lok Sabha election: Voters to seal fate of candidates in 88 constituencies; Rahul Gandhi, Hema Malini in fray

The second phase of the Lok Sabha elections covers 88 constituencies in 12 states and a Union Territory. High-profile candidates like Rahul Gandhi are contesting. Polls are staffed by over 1.6 lakh officers and feature advanced accessibility for elderly and differently-abled voters.

  • Friday, 26 April 2024
Lok Sabha Election 2024 Phase 2 Voting
Lok Sabha Election 2024 Phase 2 Voting LIVE Updates: 63 per cent overall polling; Tripura records 79.46 pc turnout

Voting was held for a total of 89 seats across 12 states and UTs in the 2nd Phase of 2024 Elections on Friday. Out of the 89 Lok Sabha seats, 9 seats are

  • Friday, 26 April 2024
Amit Shah Targets BJD during public meeting at Sonepur
Odisha Lost 20 Years Under Naveen Patnaik's Rule; BJP to Make Odisha No. 1 state in 5 years: Amit Shah

Union Minister Amit Shah launched a strong campaign against the BJD in Odisha, promising to end labour migration and bring development if BJP wins the 2024 elections. Speaking at a rally in Sonepur, he emphasized BJP's commitment to win 20 Lok Sabha seats and form a state government for the first time.

  • Thursday, 25 April 2024
Elections 2024: Amit Shah to hit campaign trail in Odisha tomorrow 
Elections 2024: Amit Shah to hit campaign trail in Odisha tomorrow 

BJP president of Sonepur district, Parmod Mohapatra said, "Thousands of party workers from Sonepur, Boudh and Bolangir will come to the public meeting.”

  • Wednesday, 24 April 2024
BJP Brings Chargesheet Against BJD
20 issues highlighted by BJP in chargesheet against BJD-led Odisha government

The BJP has issued a chargesheet against the BJD-led government in Odisha, citing various governance failures and corruption allegations ahead of the 2024 elections. Key issues include an electricity pricing scandal, high crime rates against women, cultural heritage destruction, healthcare collapse, and exploitation of farmers and youth.

  • Wednesday, 24 April 2024
All three units of EVMs have their own microcontroller, ECI tells Supreme Court
All three units of EVMs have their own microcontroller, ECI tells Supreme Court

The Election Commission of India detailed to the Supreme Court the secure, tamper-proof design of Electronic Voting Machines, emphasizing that microcontrollers in EVM units are one-time programmable and sealed against unauthorized access. This was part of a hearing involving technical clarifications and previous mandates on cross-verification with VVPAT slips.

  • Wednesday, 24 April 2024
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