Tag: Odisha Assembly Election

PM Modi arrives at Bhubaneswar on two-day visit
PM Modi arrives at Bhubaneswar on two-day visit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived at Bhubaneswar on a two-day visit to Odisha, a day before the second phase elections in the state. He was warmly welcomed by senior BJP leaders and has multiple public engagements, including a roadshow in Puri and meetings in Angul and Cuttack.

  • Sunday, 19 May 2024
Odisha Elections 2024: 33K police personnel deployed for second phase polls
Odisha Elections 2024: 33K police personnel deployed for second phase polls

For the second phase of the Lok Sabha and Assembly elections in Odisha, 33,000 police and security personnel have been deployed at 9,162 polling booths to ensure a peaceful voting process on Monday.

  • Sunday, 19 May 2024
BJP leader Aparajita Sarangi hits out at VK Pandian for 'negative remarks' on PM, Union Minister 
BJP leader Aparajita Sarangi hits out at VK Pandian for 'negative remarks' on PM, Union Minister 

BJP's Bhubaneswar Lok Sabha candidate Aparajita Sarangi criticized BJD leader VK Pandian for making negative comments on PM Modi and Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan. She challenged BJD MPs to disclose their performance reports, highlighting a demand for political accountability.

  • Sunday, 19 May 2024
BJD, BJP always been two sides of same coin: Congress’ Sachin Pilot
BJD, BJP always been two sides of same coin: Congress’ Sachin Pilot

Congress leader Sachin Pilot criticized BJP and BJD at a Balasore meeting, calling them two sides of the same coin.

  • Saturday, 18 May 2024
Odisha Elections 2024: Is Congress too cash-strapped to bankroll candidates?
Odisha Elections 2024: Is Congress too cash-strapped to bankroll candidates?

During the ongoing elections, Congress reportedly faced financial crunch with frozen AICC accounts impacting campaign efforts. The Congress chief expressed concerns over unequal campaigning capacities compared to rivals.

  • Saturday, 18 May 2024
PM Modi's two-day Odisha visit from tomorrow; Puri roadshow on May 20
PM Modi's two-day Odisha visit from tomorrow; Puri roadshow on May 20

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is coming to Odisha on a two-day visit beginning tomorrow. He will start the campaign with a roadshow in Puri and then address public meetings in Angul and Cuttack. Defense Minister Rajnath Singh and Home Minister Amit Shah will also hold rallies in different parts of Odisha on May 19 and 21 respectively

  • Saturday, 18 May 2024
Odisha BJP shares picture of 'Bhubaneswar-Chennai BJDGo flight ticket for VK Pandian'
Odisha BJP shares picture of 'Bhubaneswar-Chennai BJDGo flight ticket for VK Pandian'

The BJP in Odisha posted a satirical image on X of a 'flight ticket' in 'BJDGo' place for leader VK Pandian, on June 4, coinciding with election results day. This post came days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi made critical comments about the BJD government.

  • Saturday, 18 May 2024
All booths in Bhubaneswar Central Assembly seat to be Sakhi booths
All booths in Bhubaneswar Central Assembly seat to be Sakhi booths

All 200 booths in the Bhubaneswar Central Assembly seat will be transformed into Sakhi booths to be managed and secured by trained women officials. This initiative aims to enhance security and facilities for women voters.

  • Saturday, 18 May 2024
Odisha Elections 2024: Balasore villagers hellbent on ‘no road, no vote’ decision
Odisha Elections 2024: Balasore villagers hellbent on ‘no road, no vote’ decision

Villagers of Kaingadia in Balasore are frustrated with unmet promises on road connectivity. They have declared a poll boycott for the 2024 elections. They cited their commuting woes and health emergency issues due to poor road conditions. The issue has repeatedly been ignored by political leaders.

  • Saturday, 18 May 2024
If serious about free electricity, remove meters from homes first: Odisha BJP to BJD
If serious about free electricity, remove meters from homes first: Odisha BJP to BJD

The Odisha BJP has challenged the BJD's free electricity announcement, urging the removal of meters to prove its sincerity.

  • Saturday, 18 May 2024
Odisha Elections 2024: 86 MLA candidates in third phase involved in serious crimes, says report 
Odisha Elections 2024: 86 MLA candidates in third phase involved in serious crimes, says report 

In the third phase of Odisha's Assembly elections, 86 out of 383 candidates face serious criminal charges, including murder and crimes against women. A report by ADR and Odisha Election Watch reveals criminal background and the wealth of the candidates in the fray.

  • Saturday, 18 May 2024
Collect funds to send VK Pandian to Tamil Nadu: Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma in Odisha
Collect funds to send VK Pandian to Tamil Nadu: Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma in Odisha

Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma, at a public meeting in Odisha's Puri district, urged locals to fund a plane ticket to send BJD leader VK Pandian to Tamil Nadu post-elections, aiming to protect Odia pride. This statement comes amid BJP's confidence in winning Odisha's government for the first time.

  • Saturday, 18 May 2024
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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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