Tag: Lok Sabha Elections

BJP VP and Kendrapara candidate Baijayant Panda holds road show
NDA will win over 400 Lok Sabha seats including Kendrapara: BJP National VP Baijayant Panda

While kick starting his poll campaign by seeking blessings of Lord Baldev Jew and holding a massive road show in Kendrapara, Panda today said that BJP-led NDA will win over 400 Lok Sabha seats including Kendrapara.

  • Monday, 01 April 2024
Anubhav Mohanty Joins BJP
MP Anubhav Mohanty joins BJP after quitting BJD

Apart from Anubhav, actor and former Korei MLA Akash Das Nayak also resigned from the BJD on March 30. A day later, Nayak joined the BJP in Bhubaneswar.

  • Monday, 01 April 2024
Odisha Elections 2024
2024 Elections: Congress likely to announce Assembly, Lok Sabha candidates in Odisha on April 2

It is unclear whether the Congress will release the entire list of candidates for all the Assembly and Lok Sabha seats or it will be done in a phased manner.

  • Monday, 01 April 2024
Sandhyabati Pradhan
Sandhyabati Pradhan quits BJD, says, ‘our voices don’t reach BJD chief surrounded by coterie with personal interest’

According to Pradhan, she did her assigned duties assiduously towards vibrant empowerment of women and in the field of protection of rights of children.

  • Monday, 01 April 2024
BJD's fort crumbling, says Bhartruhari Mahtab BJP's LS candidate for Cuttack LS seat
BJD's fort crumbling, says Bhartruhari Mahtab BJP's LS candidate for Cuttack LS seat

The six-time Cuttack MP recently quit the ruling BJD after expressing displeasure over the party's functioning and affairs.

  • Sunday, 31 March 2024
Arunachal Assembly Polls: 10 BJP candidates, including CM & Dy CM, win unopposed
Arunachal Assembly Polls: 10 BJP candidates, including CM & Dy CM, win unopposed

Election officials said in Itanagar that after the withdrawal of nominations in different seats, it was found that 10 BJP candidates won unopposed.

  • Saturday, 30 March 2024
Former MLA & actor Akash Das Nayak quits BJD
Former MLA & actor Akash Das Nayak quits BJD

In a video statement, the actor-turned-politician said, "Today after listening to my inner voice, for self-respect and the respect of Korei residents, I have decided to quit BJD."

  • Saturday, 30 March 2024
BJD
BJD list hints at ‘shadow boxing’ in many Lok Sabha seats  

The choice of candidates in Puri, Cuttack and Kendrapara too must have caused greater celebration in the BJP camp than among the BJD cadres in these constituencies.

  • Friday, 29 March 2024
BJP holds Core Committee meeting, candidates' list for LS and Odisha assembly segments likely soon
BJP holds Core Committee meeting, candidates' list for LS and Odisha assembly segments likely soon

On March 24, the BJP announced the list of candidates for 18 Lok Sabha seats in Odisha.

  • Friday, 29 March 2024
Former Salepur MLA Prakash Behera quits BJP
Former Salepur MLA Prakash Behera quits BJP

It is pertinent to mention here that Behera was in Congress and later joined the BJP in 2019. Though he contested the polls in 2019 on BJP, he lost.

  • Friday, 29 March 2024
Six-time BJD MP Bhartruhari Mahtab joins BJP
Six-time BJD MP Bhartruhari Mahtab joins BJP

Bhartruhari Mahtab joined the saffron party formally at the party headquarters in New Delhi today.

  • Thursday, 28 March 2024
ECI notice to Congress' Supriya Shrinate, BJP’s Dilip Ghosh for distasteful remarks against women
ECI notice to Congress' Supriya Shrinate, BJP’s Dilip Ghosh for distasteful remarks against women

The Congress’ social media incharge, Supriya Shrinate, in a now deleted post, made disparaging and derogatory remark against actress Kangana Ranaut, who is the BJP’s candidate from Mandi, while BJP MP, Dilip Ghosh, made offending remarks against West Bengal Chief Minister, Mamata Banerjee.

  • Wednesday, 27 March 2024
'Unprepared' BJD takes big gamble with new LS candidates?  
'Unprepared' BJD takes big gamble with new LS candidates?  

Out of the total 15 Lok Sabha seats for which the party has declared candidates, it has fielded new candidates in as many as 11 seats. Of the nine names declared for Lok Sabha seats, only Kausalya Hikaka has been repeated in the Koraput seat.

  • Wednesday, 27 March 2024
BJD's second list: Six more Lok Sabha candidates announced 
BJD's second list: Six more Lok Sabha candidates announced 

Hours after announcing the first list of candidates for the Lok Sabha and Assembly seats, the BJD released the second list of the candidates. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announced the names of the candidates for six more Lok Sabha seats.

  • Wednesday, 27 March 2024
Why BJD chose newbie Manmath over Shreemayee for Bhubaneswar Lok Sabha seat?
Why BJD chose newbie Manmath over Shreemayee for Bhubaneswar Lok Sabha seat?

Public buzz is back about why the ruling party has pitted a political newbie against an experienced BJP leader like Aparajita Sarangi, even though it was earlier speculated that the BJD was planning to field its general secretary Shreemayee Mishra against Sarangi.

  • Wednesday, 27 March 2024
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