• otv

Tag: Patkura

Op-Ed: Patkura Victory Another Proof Of Naveen’s Invincibility

By Ashutosh Mishra Bhubaneswar: The victory of Biju Janata Dal (BJD) candidate in Patkura has re-affirmed the party’s political supremacy in the state. Though the margin of win should have been higher going by the claims BJD leaders had made during the course of campaigning it was satisfying nonetheless. While BJD’s tally in the state […]

In Naveen - Bijoy fight, Patkura votes for Biju legacy

Bhubaneswar: Legacy matters in politics. In the 2019 battle of Patkura, the Biju legacy romps home again. Though Savitri Agarwalla has been the BJD nominee, the daggers were drawn between CM Naveen Patnaik and his bête noire veteran BJP leader Bijoy Mohapatra. The legacy of legendary Biju Patnaik counts high in Patkura Assembly Constituency. Because, […]

Patkura Poll: Congress to start campaigning after Bahuda

Bhubaneswar: At a time when ruling Biju Janata Dal(BJD) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) are gearing up for the upcoming Patkura assembly election, the Congress party has decided to begin its campaigning after Bahuda Yatra of the Holy Trinity, informed Odisha Congress chief Niranjan Patnaik today. All Congress MLAs and the sole MP have been […]

Political parties begin spadework for Patkura polls

Bhubaneswar: After the recently concluded general polls, all eyes are now on the Patkura Assembly election, which was countermanded following the death of BJD candidate Bed Prakash Agarwalla and later postponed in view of cyclone Fani. With the Election Commission of India(ECI) issuing a directive for completion of the election within 60 days from the […]

Odisha BJP Gears Up For Patkura Polls, Holds 'Janamatadhikar Jatra'

Kendrapara: The Patkura unit of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is leaving no stones unturned for the upcoming election for the Assembly seat under Kendrapara parliamentary constituency. Alleging conspiracy at the administrative level over the postponement of Patkura election, the saffron party members along with the Bijoy Sena (supporters of BJP’s Patkura MLA candidate Bijoy Mohapatra) […]

Op-Ed: Patkura Marks A New Low In Odisha Politics

By now, everyone knows Indian politics is a cynical, no-holds-barred game where there is no place for any human emotions or sensibilities. Conspiracy, intrigue and back-stabbing are the rules of this ruthless game. But even by these accepted standards of politics, what has just happened in respect of the Patkura Assembly constituency last week certainly […]

Patkura poll adjourned following demise of BJD candidate

Bhubaneswar: Following the death of BJD’s Patkura Assembly candidate Bed Prakash Agarwalla on Saturday, the Kendrapara Sub Collector and Returning Officer Sanjay Kumar Mishra today postponed the poll to be held on April 29 in the constituency. The returning officer in a notification stated as per the provisions in Section 52(1) (c) of the Representation […]

Notorious criminal nabbed after Police encounter in Kendrapara

Kendrapara: Notorious criminal, Sheikh Nadeem was nabbed after an encounter with the police near Arjunpur under Patkura Police limits of Kendrapara district in the wee hours of Saturday. Nadeem sustained bullet injuries on his left leg and has been shifted to SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack from Kendrapara District Headquarters Hospital (DHH). Police […]

Youth kills 3 of his family, injures mother in Kendrapara

Kendrapara: A youth allegedly killed three of his family members and injured his mother by attacking them with a sharp weapon at Madhusudanpur village under Patkura police limits in the district late Saturday night. The accused Bikram Das, who is a tractor driver, was reportedly in an inebriated state when he attacked his family members. […]

‘Bijoy Mohapatra should leave BJP instead of creating indiscipline’

Bhubaneswar: BJP leader Bijoy Mohapatra whose isolation from the party has been conspicuous over the recent past turned acrimonious today after party vice president Samir Mohanty said the former can leave if he doesn’t like the party and should not indulge in indiscipline. Samir Mohanty’s statement came following ruckus during party’s Mishran Parva in Patkura, […]

Series of robberies in a single night, police begins probe

Kendrapara: Unidentified robbers allegedly looted cash and gold ornaments from as many as three houses injuring a woman grievously in Talagaon under Patkura police limits of Kendrapara district late on Tuesday night. According to sources, in a series of robberies that took place within a span of few hours late last night, the miscreants first […]

Baijayant Panda visits Patkura
MP Baijayant Panda pays condolences to families of minors drowned in Patkura

Kendrapara: Condolences were paid to the families of the two boys of Chanpur and Basudeipur village, who had drowned in a pond at Patkura during Holi celebrations, by Kendrapara MP Baijayant Panda today. He also met the family of former Zilla Parishad member Manoj Sahu in Ramchandrapur village, who had drowned in a river, and […]

Rural polls
Voters in Kendrapara district say no to 'family politics'

Kendrapara: The people of this coastal district have rejected the ‘family politics’ by defeating most of the candidates hailing from political families. The poll results for lower-rung of three-tier panchayati raj institution announced yesterday have made amply clear the voters disillusionment towards ‘family politics’. Kuhudi gram panchayat had witnessed an intriguing poll battle. The sitting […]

Road blockade Kendrapara
BJP candidate’s son abducted!

Kendrapara: Son of a BJP Zilla Parishad candidate was allegedly abducted at Tikanpur under Patkura police station in the district. A complaint was lodged with police in this regard. Ganesh Kundu, the son of Sabitri Kundu, BJP Zilla Parishad candidate of zone number 10 under Patkura block in the district, was allegedly kidnapped last night […]

2 electrocuted in separate incidents

Kendrapara: Two persons were electrocuted today in separate incidents in Nikirai and Patkura police limits of Odisha’s Kendrapara district. A 28-year-old mechanic Jagabandhu Sethy was electrocuted in Choti village while the victim was repairing a motor pump of local villager. Sethy died on the spot, police said adding that an unnatural death case has been […]