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Topic result for panchayat-polls

BJP Sets Target To Trounce BJD In Coming Odisha Panchayat Polls
BJP Sets Target To Trounce BJD In Coming Odisha Panchayat Polls

Ahead of the Panchayat polls in Odisha, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) convened a meeting of party MPs to chalk out strategy for the crucial elections at the party headquarters in Bhubaneswar on Monday.  

Odisha BJP President Samir Mohanty
BJP's Show Of Strength In BJD Supremo's Home Turf Ahead Of Panchayat Polls

With barely two months left for the Panchayat elections in Odisha, BJP's 'Mishran Parva' in the home district of the BJD supremo and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik is seen as a massive show of strength by the party.

Junior Teachers Launch Protest In Odisha
Junior Teachers Launch Protest

Hundreds of teachers under the banner of Odisha Junior Teacher’s Association launched a protest on Friday (Dec 17) at Lower PMG Square in Bhubaneswar.

Orissa HC Seeks Affidavit From SEC On Panchayat Poll Reservations
Orissa HC Seeks Affidavit From SEC On Panchayat Poll Reservations

The court’s order came in response to a petition filed against the reservation list for the upcoming polls issued by the State government recently. 

Political Parties In Odisha Vying To Woo Women Voters Ahead Of Crucial Elections
Political Parties In Odisha Vying To Woo Women Voters Ahead Of Crucial Elections

Despite being in the crosshairs of Opposition parties for the sensational Mamita Meher murder case, the ruling BJD has already taken up several programmes to retain its women vote bank.

Panchayat Elections: Political Parties Propose Increase In Candidates' Poll Expenditure
Panchayat Elections: Political Parties Propose Increase In Candidates' Poll Expenditure

A detailed discussion was held on the limits of election expenditure by the candidates. It has been proposed in the meeting to increase the limit of election expenditures of Sarpanch and Nominee candidates for the upcoming election.

Odisha Panchayat Polls: OBCs To Get 4 Zilla Parishad President Posts
Odisha Panchayat Polls: OBCs To Get 4 Zilla Parishad President Posts 

The Odisha government on Friday issued the final list of reservations for the post of Zilla Parishad presidents across the State ahead of the forthcoming Panchayat elections. 

Not Dropping Odisha Home Minister Reeks Of Double Standards Of CM Naveen Patnaik, Says BJD Lawmaker Soumya
Not Dropping Odisha Home Minister Reeks Of Double Standards Of CM Naveen Patnaik: Soumya Ranjan

The scribe-cum-politician has whiffed the prevalence of 'double standards' in CM Naveen Patnaik's political approach. Writing his editorial column 'Ama Ghara Halchal' in his vernacular daily, the Sambad, Soumya terms Dibya Shankar's clarification after nearly three weeks of the ghastly murder as the one that seeds more confusion.

Odisha Panchayat Polls Draft Reservation: 4 ZP President Posts Reserved For OBCs
Odisha Panchayat Elections: Four ZP President Posts Reserved For OBCs

Amid a state-wide backlash over inadequate representation of the Other Backward Classes (OBCs) for the other posts in the three-tier elections to the Panchayati Raj institutions, the Odisha government has allotted four (4) Zilla Parishad president posts to OBCs.

Odisha Panchayat Polls: OBC Reservation
Odisha Panchayat Polls: Row Erupts Over 'Negligence' In Reservation For OBCs

Reports collated from various places in Bhadrak, Bargarh, and from Malkangiri to Mayurbhanj, voices of dissent against neglect to OBCs reservations in the draft list for Zilla Parishad posts have warmed the State politics. 

Odisha Panchayat Elections
Odisha Panchayat Polls: Reservation Draft List Publication Today At District Level

The lists which are being published at the district level will specify the quota attached for each post of Ward Member, Sarpanch, Panchayat Samiti Member, Block Chairman and Zilla Parishad Member across the State.

Odisha Panchayat Elections
Odisha Panchayat Polls: Collectors Directed To Speed Up Seat Reservation Process

The State Panchayati Raj department has issued a directive to the administrative heads of all districts to accelerate the preparations for the elections on a priority basis. 

15 ZP Members Of BJP's Mayurbhanj Unit Resign
15 ZP Members Of BJP's Mayurbhanj Unit Resign Ahead Of Panchayat Polls

In a massive setback to the BJP ahead of the upcoming three-tier Panchayat Elections in the State, as many as 15 Zilla Parishad members of the party's Mayurbhanj unit resigned from their post as well the primary membership of the party on Friday.

  • Friday, 27 Aug 2021
  • BJP
BJP meeting
Odisha BJP Plans Mass Outreach Programme With Eye On Panchayat Polls

The meeting chaired by former Panhayati Raj minister and senior party leader Raghunath Mohanty discussed strategies to grill BJD-led State government ahead of panchayat elections

Protest Politics in Odisha
'Protest Politics' Intensifies In Odisha Ahead Of Panchayat Polls 

All the political parties in the State are now focusing on the upcoming Panchayat elections and seeing it as a major opportunity to build and ensure their prospects for the 2024 general polls

Panchayat polls
Odisha Panchayat Polls To Get Delayed This Time!

The three-tier panchayat elections in Odisha scheduled for February 2022 are likely to get delayed due to inordinate hold-up in completion of the ward delimitation and reservation works by the State government.

Mission Shakti
Creation Of Mission Shakti Dept By Odisha Govt A Ploy To Garner Women Votes: Opposition

Bhubaneswar: A day after the State Cabinet approved creation of a separate Mission Shakti Department, Opposition BJP and Congress have lashed out at the ruling BJD while accusing it of playing women card ahead of the urban and panchayat elections. The Opposition parties have rubbished government’s claim that ‘Mission Shakti department would help strengthening the […]

  • Sunday, 04 Apr 2021
  • BJD
Dharmendra Pradhan
Take Timely Step Before Situation Gets Worse: Dharmendra To Odisha CM Over Kotia Border Row

Bhubaneswar: Expressing concern over holding of panchayat polls by Andhra Pradesh in disputed region of Kotia in Koraput and other bordering villages, Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Sunday urged the Odisha Chief Minister to take timely action. “Andhra Pradesh’s effort to involve Odisha people in its panchayat polls by crossing the geographical border in Koraput, […]

Salur MLA
Kotia Row: Andhra MLA Claims Elections Not New In The Area

Bhubaneswar: Even as the Odisha government gears up to move the Supreme Court against Andhra Pradesh’s announcement for holding panchayat polls in disputed Kotia region of Koraput, an MLA from the ruling YSR Congress in the neighbouring State has added a new twist to the ongoing row. Rajanna Dora, the YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) legislator […]

AP Panchayat poll
Odia Candidate Pulls Out Of Andhra Panchayat Polls

Parlakhemundi/Bhubaneswar: An Odia candidate has withdrawn nomination papers filed for the ensuing panchayat elections being conducted by Andhra Pradesh in bordering villages of Gajapati in Odisha. Laxmi Sabar, a resident of Gangabada under Raigad block in Gajapati district had filed nominations for the post of ward member. However, he has withdrawn from the ongoing poll […]