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BJP’s Kendrapara LS candidate Baijayant Panda holds Jan Ashirwad & Jan Sampark Yatra in Aul 
BJP’s Kendrapara LS candidate Baijayant Panda holds Jan Ashirwad & Jan Sampark Yatra in Aul 

BJP's National Vice President Baijayant Panda, contesting for the Kendrapara Lok Sabha seat, led the Jan Ashirwad and Jan Sampark Yatra in Aul. Accompanied by MLA nominee Krushna Chandra Panda, the BJP stalwart campaigned across several villages to garner support for the upcoming elections.

  • Monday, 20 May 2024
Odisha Weather: Depression Likely To Trigger Very Heavy Rainfall On May 25, Predicts IMD
Odisha Weather: Depression Likely To Trigger Very Heavy Rainfall On May 25, Predicts IMD

Will rain play spoil sport during the third phase polling in Odisha? Well, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued an alert for heavy to very heavy rainfall in several parts of Odisha on May 25.

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  • Monday, 20 May 2024
Odisha Elections 2024
BJD gave land, sand and mining mafias to Odisha; people saying Ratna Bhandar keys sent to Tamil Nadu: PM Modi in Cuttack

Prime Minister Narendra Modi criticized the BJD's governance in Odisha, highlighting corrupt practices and lack of development. During a Cuttack rally, he questioned the whereabouts of Puri temple's Ratna Bhandar keys and projected a BJP-led future focused on rapid progress.

  • Monday, 20 May 2024
Former Minister Samir Dash
Samir Dash resigns from BJD after ticket denial for 2024 Elections

Former Minister and Nimapara MLA, Samir Ranjan Dash, resigned from the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) after being denied a ticket for the 2024 elections. Expressing dissatisfaction with the state leadership, Dash ended his long-standing association since 2006.

  • Sunday, 19 May 2024
BJD’s Bikram Arukha Loses His Cool, Shouts At Police After His Vehicle Was Stopped For Inspection
BJD’s Bikram Arukha Loses His Cool, Shouts At Police After His Vehicle Was Stopped For Inspection

What’s happening here? BJD minister Bikram Arukha is seen shouting. What could be the reason? As per the instruction of the Election Commission of India, several flying squads have stepped up surveillance in different parts of Odisha to put a check on illegal flow of cash, liquor and other articles to ensure a free and fair election.

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  • Saturday, 18 May 2024
Khallikote Murder
SIT formed to probe Khallikote murder case; chargesheet within 30 days

As per latest development, the SIT will conduct a detailed investigation and arrest the remaining accused persons early. Besides, focus will be given on collection of proper evidence (scientific/forensic/digital) and submission of chargesheet within 30 days for early trial of the case.

  • Friday, 17 May 2024
Assam Chief Minister and BJP’s star campaigner Himanta Biswa Sarma
Pandian should find Srimandir Ratna Bhandar key by June 10 or else BJP will find it: Assam CM in Odisha

Biswa Sarma gave an ultimatum to Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s close aide VK Pandian to find the missing keys of Ratna Bhandar by June 10. He also said that if the BJD government fails to find the missing keys, BJP will find the keys after the party forms government in Odisha on June 10.

  • Friday, 17 May 2024
Odisha should be made Pandian-free to ensure justice for youths and farmers: Assam CM 
Odisha should be made Pandian-free to ensure justice for youths and farmers: Assam CM 

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma targeted the state government while raising several issues including the disappearance of the Ratna Bhandar key and labour migration issues. 

  • Thursday, 16 May 2024
BJD Under Attack After Free Electricity Promise To 90% Consumers In Odisha | Elections 2024
BJD Under Attack After Free Electricity Promise To 90% Consumers In Odisha

The Biju Janata Dal (BJD), in its poll plank, has promised free electricity to nearly 90 per cent of the families in Odisha to lure the voters.

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  • Thursday, 16 May 2024
BJP National President JP Nadda during roadshow in Bhubaneswar
Govt officials working for ruling party during election to be taken to task: BJP chief JP Nadda in Bhubaneswar

Reflecting on trends after the first phase of voting in Odisha, the senior saffron party leader said ‘BJD has missed the bus and now it is in the favour of the Bharatiya Janata Party’. 

  • Thursday, 16 May 2024
Padma Shri and ‘Rangabati’ fame Jitendriya Haripal undergoes surgery 
Padma Shri and ‘Rangabati’ fame Jitendriya Haripal undergoes surgery 

Padma Shri awardee and famous Sambalpuri singer Jitendriya Haripal underwent surgery for a urinary and hernia issue. He's recovering well post-operation, with all vitals stable. Haripal gained fame from the hit song 'Rangabati' in the 1970s.

  • Tuesday, 14 May 2024
Income Tax sleuths 'seize Rs 5 crore cash' from SUV in Bhubaneswar
Income Tax sleuths 'seize Rs 5 crore cash' from SUV in Bhubaneswar

Officials from the Income Tax Department seized 'approximately Rs 5 crore in cash' from an SUV in Bhubaneswar. The vehicle belongs to contractor Nihar Ranjan Mandhata from Jajpur. The funds' legitimacy is under scrutiny, and the owner has seven days to prove its legality.

  • Tuesday, 14 May 2024
Mercury likely to rise in Odisha
Hot and humid conditions to return? Mercury likely to rise in Odisha, predicts IMD

The India Meteorological Department predicts a rise in temperatures across Odisha following recent relief from heat due to thunderstorms. Despite stable temperatures for two days, a 2-4°C increase is expected soon.

  • Tuesday, 14 May 2024
Odisha Elections 2024
Attack on BJP LS candidate Pradeep Panigrahi: Police arrest independent candidate Shibashankar Das

The independent MLA candidate has been booked on attempt to murder charges and has been sent to judicial custody after the rejection of his bail petition.

  • Tuesday, 14 May 2024
Odisha Elections 2024
Odisha Elections 2024: 95 crorepati candidates in fray for 2nd phase poll; CM Naveen among top 3

The second phase of the Odisha Assembly Elections 2024 features 95 crorepati candidates among 265 contestants. With the highest assets, BJP's Dilip Ray leads, followed by BJD's Kalikesh Narayan Singh Deo and CM Naveen Patnaik. The average asset per candidate is Rs 3.98 crore.

  • Tuesday, 14 May 2024
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