It has been alleged that the couple took the extreme step after they were taunted by the supporters of the victorious candidate.
The alleged violation was carried out by none other than the presiding officer at booth no-VI set up in Sarua School, under Begunia block in Khordha district.
The constituencies of Minister of State for Home Dibya Shankar Mishra and Law Minister Pratap Jena will go for polling on Wednesday.
Saroj Seth breathed his last while undergoing treatment at the SCB Medical College and Hospital (SCBMCH).
After killing two persons in a span of just a week, the Maoists have again put up posters in Kandhamal district threatening locals to boycott the forthcoming Panchayat polls.
The Opposition is demanding for postponement of the polls for at least three months citing three reasons- Covid third wave and reservation for ST and OBC candidates.
BJP alleged that through the letter, the ruling BJD government is trying to put the blame on the Centre with an eye on the upcoming Panchayat elections in Odisha
Pratap Jena told reporters that the BJD-led State government will table the necessary amendments required for the Pachayat election in the next Legislative Assembly session.
The Odisha government directed as many as 19 departments to encourage and employ women SHGs in several works and at the same time reprimanded some others for lagging behind in doing so.
Bhubaneswar: A day after his ‘removal’ from Parliamentary party spokesperson post, Kendrapara MP Baijayant Panda on Saturday said it was BJD supremo Naveen Patnaik’s prerogative and he respects it if the decision was taken in the interest of the party. ”I have been tirelessly working for improvement of Biju Janata Dal (BJD) for the past […]
Berhampur: In a clear instance of vindictive politics, a minor girl fell prey to an alleged gang-rape by her cousins as her father extended support to a particular political party during panchayat elections at Patrapur block in Chikiti area of Ganjam district. The victim today lodged complaint before Ganjam SP Asis Singh. According to complaint, […]
Bhubaneswar: A day after the resignation of BK Hariprasad as AICC general secretary, a group of State party leaders, who used to question his capabilities in handling the party affairs, now became vocal taking the intraparty squabble a step forward. Even as Hariprasad owned up moral responsibility for the dismal performance of the party in […]
Bhubaneswar: Fresh poll violence erupted at several parts of Odisha during the ongoing 4th phase Panchayat polls which began this morning. Cases of violence were reported from Palluru village in Narayanpatna block in Koraput district, Bijepur block of Bargarh district and Bonaigarh block in Sundargarh district on Sunday. A murder case was reported from Palluru […]
Rourkela: Former minister and senior BJD leader Sarada Prasad Nayak landed in trouble after a complaint was lodged against him at Jharipani police station in Sundergarh district on charges of cash for vote. The Rourkela Development Authority (RDA) chairman, Nayak along with his supporters was allegedly distributing money to voters at Jharipani panchayat under Bisra […]
Malkangiri: Hours after the report of Maoists abducting five poll officials in the cut-off areas of Chitrakonda in the district, the police confirmed that the report was a rumour and fake and no officials were abducted. “There is no substance of Maoists kidnapping the officials. This is a rumour and based on fake information. Investigation […]