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Odisha Elections 2024
Two people touring Odisha and releasing comedy videos: BJP VP Jay Panda

BJP Vice-President Baijayant Panda criticized BJD's lackluster campaign events compared to vibrant BJP gatherings, during a party meet in Balasore. He highlighted the anticipated third-term win for PM Narendra Modi and emphasized the importance of securing BJP's first government in Odisha.

  • Saturday, 18 May 2024
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'Mission Odisha': Top BJP leaders including Jay Panda, Aparajita Sarangi hold roadshow in Balasore

Top BJP leaders, including Manmohan Samal and Baijayant Panda, led a major roadshow in Balasore as part of 'Mission Odisha' to challenge the BJD's 25-year rule by promoting PM Narendra Modi's development agenda. The event marks a strategic push ahead of the crucial fourth phase elections in Odisha.

  • Saturday, 18 May 2024
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Odisha Elections 2024: 2nd Phase polls on May 20 for 5 LS, 35 Assembly seats; highest CAPF deployment in Kandhamal

The second phase of the 2024 Odisha elections is set for May 20, covering 5 Lok Sabha and 35 Assembly seats. Over 79 lakh voters will participate, with substantial CAPF deployment in sensitive areas like Kandhamal.

  • Saturday, 18 May 2024
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BJD minister Bikram Arukha loses cool after being stopped for vehicle inspection; video goes viral

In Odisha, a video showing BJD Minister Bikram Keshari Arukha shouting at election surveillance personnel after his car was stopped has gone viral. This incident during intensified checks to ensure fair elections raises questions about rule exemptions for ministers.

  • Saturday, 18 May 2024
Veteran leader Bijoy Mohapatra, two others expelled from BJP 
Veteran leader Bijoy Mohapatra, two others expelled from BJP 

Senior BJP leader Bijoy Mohapatra, along with Sarada Pradhan and Rakesh Mallik, has been expelled from the party due to anti-party activities.

  • Friday, 17 May 2024
BJD & Congress workers join BJP in Odisha’s Kendrapara 
BJD & Congress workers join BJP in Odisha’s Kendrapara 

Over one hundred BJD and Congress workers were inducted into the party in the presence of BJP National Vice President and Kendrapara Lok Sabha candidate Baijayant Panda, Kendrapara Assembly candidate Geetanjali Sethi and district President Kishore Panda. 

  • Friday, 17 May 2024
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Odisha to get painted saffron as BJP will win over 15 Lok Sabha and 75 Assembly seats: Amit Shah

Union Minister Amit Shah predicted a significant victory for BJP in the upcoming Odisha elections, emphasizing the need for a 'double-engine' government under PM Modi to foster development. He criticized the current BJD-led government's handling of various cultural and developmental issues and outlined BJP's commitments, including infrastructural improvements and support for tribal communities.

  • Friday, 17 May 2024
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BJD failed to develop Odisha, says Hema Malini; state govt providing fake pattas, alleges Aparajita

BJP leaders Hema Malini and Aparajita Sarangi criticized the BJD's governance in Odisha, highlighting unfulfilled developments despite rich cultural and natural resources. They promised substantial changes, including land distribution and cash vouchers, if BJP comes to power.

  • Friday, 17 May 2024
CM Naveen Patnaik holds roadshow in Bhubaneswar
CM Naveen Patnaik holds roadshow in Bhubaneswar

Ahead of the second phase of Lok Sabha and Assembly elections in Odisha, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik conducted a roadshow in Bhubaneswar and campaigned for the BJD candidates.

  • Thursday, 16 May 2024
BJP alleges BJD hand in attack on Pradeep Panigrahi, demands free and fair election 
BJP alleges BJD hand in attack on Pradeep Panigrahi, demands free and fair election 

Pradeep Panigarhi had been criticising Naveen Patnaik and VK Pandian since he switched over to the saffron party, resulting in his popularity being on the rise. 

  • Thursday, 16 May 2024
Odisha Elections 2024: Chit fund scam back in focus as BJP, Congress corner BJD 
Odisha Elections 2024: Chit fund scam back in focus as BJP, Congress corner BJD 

In the 2024 Odisha elections, the BJP and Congress are highlighting the multi-crore chit fund scam to challenge the BJD government. Both parties promise restitution for victims, while BJD defends its position. The scam involves Rs 30,000 crore affecting 70 lakh investors.

  • Thursday, 16 May 2024
BJD cheated people for a long time; we will form govt in Odisha: BJP's Baijayant Panda
BJD cheated people for a long time; we will form govt in Odisha: BJP's Baijayant Panda

Hundreds of party workers and leaders joined the roadshow and both sides of the road were thronged by locals, giving credence to the people's support for Baijayant Panda and the party’s Tangi-Salepur MLA candidate, Arindam Roy. 

  • Thursday, 16 May 2024
Labour migration at peak in Odisha; where is development?: Congress' Mallikarajun Kharge
Labour migration at peak in Odisha; where is development?: Congress' Mallikarajun Kharge

During his visit to Odisha, AICC President Mallikarajun Kharge criticized the BJD and BJP for high unemployment and forced migration. He highlighted the lack of development despite long-term governance and accused both parties of plundering state resources.

  • Thursday, 16 May 2024
Odisha people won’t tolerate torture anymore, will vote for double-engine govt: JP Nadda 
Odisha people won’t tolerate torture anymore, will vote for double-engine govt: JP Nadda 

BJP National President JP Nadda, during a public meeting at Padampur in Bargarh, took a swipe at the BJD government for not implementing the Ayushman Bharat Yojana.

  • Thursday, 16 May 2024
Prime Minister Narendra Modi to hold roadshow in Puri on May 20
Prime Minister Narendra Modi to hold roadshow in Puri on May 20

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to hold a roadshow in Puri on May 20.

  • Thursday, 16 May 2024
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