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General Elections 2024: Odisha, WB police hold discussions to ensure free & fair polls in border districts

Senior officials of both states including Odisha DGP Arun Kumar Sarangi, his West Bengal counterpart Sanjay Mukherjee, and Superintendents of Police of border districts participated in the meeting.

  • Saturday, 13 April 2024
Arabinda Dhali, Premananda Nayak
Arabinda Dhali, Premananda Nayak disqualified as Odisha MLAs; duo responds

A notification on the disqualification of both the MLAS has been issued by the Odisha Legislative Assembly. 

  • Thursday, 11 April 2024
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2024 Elections: Lekhashree Samantsinghar joins BJD after resigning from BJP's primary membership

In her resignation letter, Samantsinghar wrote that she had given her sweat and blood to the party in the last 10 years. Despite hardwork and sincerity, she could not earn the trust of the leadership.

  • Sunday, 07 April 2024
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Bhrugu Baxipatra quits BJP; says 'party does not require me or my contribution any more'

Reportedly, Baxipatra was an aspirant for the BJP ticket for the Berhampur Lok Sabha seat. However, after being denied ticket, he decided to quit the party, said sources

  • Wednesday, 03 April 2024
ECI transfers several IPS, Collectors
ECI orders transfer of 2 Collectors, 1 IG and 5 SPs in Odisha

In a letter to Odisha Chief Secretary, ECI Secretary Rakesh Kumar has asked for the transfer of several officers out to non-election related post with immediate effect

  • Tuesday, 02 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
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
After quitting Congress, Chiranjib Biswal joins BJD
After quitting Congress, former MLA Chiranjib Biswal joins BJD

Biswal is the son of Congress stalwart Basant Kumar Biswal. He submitted his resignation letter to Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) president Sarat Pattanayak yesterday.

  • Sunday, 31 March 2024
Another jolt for BJD as Anubhav Mohanty quits party ahead of 2024 elections
Another jolt for BJD as Anubhav Mohanty quits party ahead of 2024 elections

The actor-turned-political today resigned from the primary membership of BJD. Mohanty has submitted his resignation to party president and CM Naveen Patnaik.

  • 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
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
BJD NAMES CANDIDATES FOR GENERAL ELECTIONS
Odisha Elections: CM Naveen Announces BJD’s First List Of Candidates For Lok Sabha & Assembly Polls

The ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) on Wednesday announced the first list of candidates for the upcoming general elections in Odisha.

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  • Wednesday, 27 March 2024
We will definitely form government in Odisha in 2024: BJP leader Vijay Pal Singh Tomar
BJP-BJD alliance suspense: Strategy chalked out, says BJP's election in-charge for Odisha

On being asked about a possible alliance between the BJP and the BJD, Tomar on Saturday said that the party is ready with the strategy and fight with its full might in the general elections

  • Saturday, 16 March 2024
ED raids in Odisha chit fund scam eclipsed by BJD-BJP alliance talks  
ED raids in Odisha chit fund scam eclipsed by BJD-BJP alliance talks  

The Chit Fund investigation will complete 10 years by the time Odisha goes to polls and the wait for duped investors continues.

  • Thursday, 14 March 2024
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