Tag: Panchayat Polls

Odisha Election Commission
Odisha Panchayat Polls: SEC announces fresh dates for voting at pending places

The State Election Commission (SEC) has announced fresh dates for panchayat polls at different places where voting was earlier deferred on account of the death of candidates.

  • Thursday, 21 April 2022
BJP Sets Eye On Assembly Elections 2024 In Odisha After Panchayat, Urban Polls
BJP Sets Eye On Assembly Elections 2024 In Odisha After Panchayat, Urban Polls

The State leaders also held discussions with Union Ministers Dharmendra Pradhan, Ashwini Vaishnaw and Bishweswar Tudu to prepare the poll strategy.

  • Saturday, 02 April 2022
Bhadrak Couple’s Suicide Over Political Taunt: Woman Dies On Husband’s 10th Day Rituals
Bhadrak Couple’s Suicide Over Political Taunt: Woman Dies On Husband’s 10th Day Rituals

The deceased, Sumati Parida, was a resident of Padmapur area under Basudevpur block in Bhadrak district. Her husband Ramakant Parida had hanged himself to death on March 13. 

  • Tuesday, 22 March 2022
State Election Commission
71 YO Tribal Woman Scores Hat-Trick As Panchayat Samiti Chairperson In Odisha

Earlier, she was the chairperson of the samiti in 2012 and 2017 after winning from the tribal-dominated Gangapur panchayat. This time, she contested from the Bhagabanpur panchayat.

  • Wednesday, 16 March 2022
BJD Resorting To Horse-Trading For Block Chairman Posts, Allege Congress & BJP Leaders
BJD Resorting To Horse-Trading For Block Chairman Posts, Allege Congress & BJP Leaders

Senior Congress leader, Santosh Singh Saluja on Thursday alleged that the BJD is indulging in such corrupt practices to show majority in Block chairman elections. The ruling party is offering Rs 5 to Rs 10 lakh to each independent candidate and also candidates backed by BJP and the Congress, he alleged.

  • Thursday, 03 March 2022
Odisha Panchayat Polls: 15-Year Long Wait For Dongria Kondh Community To End Tomorrow 
Odisha Panchayat Polls: 15-Year Long Wait For Dongria Kondh Community To End Tomorrow 

The tribal community members said they had been eagerly waiting for the moment when they would ink their left index finger.

  • Saturday, 19 February 2022
In Odisha & AP Fight Over Kotia, Fault Lines Galore On Ground Zero: OTV Reports
In Odisha & AP Fight Over Kotia, Fault Lines Galore On Ground Zero: OTV Reports

The team stopped off at a few villages to get a feel of the mood of the villagers about the ensuing elections. 

  • Tuesday, 15 February 2022
Lottery Ticket Against Vote
Gambler’s Gamble: Odisha Sarpanch Candidate Distributes Free Lottery Tickets To Voters

In a last ditch effort to woo votes as campaigning for the first phase of Panchayat polls end this evening, Sasmita Nayak, who is contesting from Kuhura Gram Panchayat under Kalahandi’s Golamunda block hit upon the novel idea.

  • Monday, 14 February 2022
No Clarity On Private School Reopening Puzzles Parents, Kids In Odisha 
No Clarity On Private School Reopening Puzzles Parents, Kids In Odisha 

While deferring the dates for the reopening of schools, the State government has reportedly not specifically informed when private as well as pre-schools will reopen.   

  • Sunday, 13 February 2022
Over 1 Lakh Litre Of Liquor Seized In Odisha Ahead Of Pachayat Polls, 1492 Warrantees Nabbed
Over 1 Lakh Litre Liquor Seized In Odisha Ahead Of Panchayat Polls, Balasore District Tops List

The Odisha Police has seized over one lakh litres of liquor from across the State during a special drive against trade of alcohol in the run-up to the Panchayat polls.

  • Wednesday, 09 February 2022
Odisha Panchayat Elections: Candidate Promises Development On Stamp Paper
Odisha Panchayat Elections: Candidate Promises Development On Stamp Paper

With the Panchayat elections just a handful of days away, campaigning by candidates seems to have reached fever pitch in Odisha. 

  • Wednesday, 09 February 2022
Political Posters Flood Streets Of Lochapada panchayat
Odisha Panchayat Polls - Zones Where Lofty Competitions Are Leaving Voters Confused

The running of so many candidates have not only made the door-to-door campaigning an intense affair for the voters, some also feel that people will ultimately get confused in casting their votes.

  • Tuesday, 08 February 2022
Time To Repay: Odisha Man In Panchayat Poll Fray After Villagers’ Love Help Him Survive Brain Stroke
Time To Repay: Odisha Man In Panchayat Poll Fray After Villagers Help Him Survive Brain Stroke

Life is full of uncertainties. The rich can become a pauper in no time. It is also extraordinary how destiny turns one from rags to riches in a short time.

  • Monday, 07 February 2022
Odisha Panchayat Elections: Pros Don Neta Garb To Bring Change In Politics
Odisha Panchayat Elections: Pros Don Neta Garb To Bring Change In Politics

From foreign returnees to sportsperson and engineers to priest, here are the tales of some candidates who are scripting inspiring stories by registering their names to face the mandate of people. 

  • Friday, 04 February 2022
Independent ZP Candidates Likely To Play Spoiler For BJD Plans
Independent ZP Candidates Likely To Play Spoiler For BJD Plans

Disgruntled Biju Janata Dal (BJD) leaders who are contesting the Zilla Parishad elections independently after they were denied party tickets are perceived as a headache for the party.

  • Sunday, 30 January 2022
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