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Odisha: 4 Arrested For Kidnapping Teacher In Jagatsinghpur, Extorting Ransom

Jagatsinghpur: Four persons were arrested on Monday by Tirtol Police for their alleged involvement in the abduction of a teacher. The accused have been identified as Biswajit Patra (21) and Pratap Mohanty (23) of Pandara village, Tapan Kumar Das (27) of Pitambarpur and Surykant Mohapatra (24) Brahmanabadi village. As per reports, the teacher, Rabinarayan Mishra […]

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Odisha By-Polls: BJD Marching Ahead Of Rival BJP

Bhubaneswar: Candidates from the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) have registered lead over their nearest rival BJP nominees so far in the by-elections for the Tirtol and Balasore Sadar constituencies as the counting of votes continues. As per the counting trends of  the Election Commission of India (ECI), BJD nominee Bijay Shankar Das is leading […]

Odisha By-Polls: BJD, BJP Confident Of Victory; Congress Eyes On Next Term
Odisha By-Polls: BJD, BJP Confident Of Victory; Congress Eyes On Next Term

Bhubaneswar: Expectations ran high among major political parties like the BJD, BJP and Congress in Odisha as the counting of votes for the by-elections in two assembly constituencies-Balasore Sadar and Tirtol—are going to take place on Tuesday. The BJD and BJP are optimistic of a probable win in both the seats while the Congress hinted […]

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Odisha By-Polls LIVE: 54.85 & 55.23 Per Cent Voters Turnout In Balasore Sadar & Tirtol Respectively Till 3 PM

Balasore: Brisk voting was witnessed in several parts of Balasore Sadar and Tirtol assembly constituencies on Tuesday morning where by-elections are being held amid Covid-19 restrictions. UPDATE:  03.00 PM: 54.85% voters turnout in Balasore Sadar Assembly constituency till 3 pm. Similarly, in Tirtol Assembly constituency, 55.23% voter turnout was reported till 3 pm. 02.44 PM: […]

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Voting For Tirtol & Balasore Bypolls Tomorrow; 6 Companies Of Central Force & 251 Officers Deployed

Bhubaneswar: All the preparations for the bypolls in Balasore Sadar and Tirtol Assembly constituencies have reached final stages and the voting will be conducted from 7 am to 6 pm tomorrow, informed Chief Electoral Officer (CEO), Sushil Lohani on Monday. A thick blanket of security cover will be in place for the smooth conduct of […]

Holiday Announced For Tirtol & Balasore Bypolls On November 3

Bhubaneswar: The Chief Electoral Officer (CEO), Odisha Friday announced one day holiday on November 3 in Tirtol and Balasore Sadar areas in view of the by-elections for the two assembly constituencies. As per a release issued by CEO office on Friday, all government offices, educational institutions and businesses establishments would remain closed in order to […]

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Odisha By-Elections: 200 Police Officers, 5 Flying Squads To Be Deployed In Balasore & Tirtol

Tirtol/Balasore: As the polling date of By-Elections for Tirtol and Balasore Sadar Assembly seats nears, Odisha Police has made security arrangements for the polls in both the constituencies. Odisha DGP, Abhay on Friday reviewed the security arrangements for the bypolls. Senior police officials informed that 200 officers, 10 senior Additional SPs and DSPs, 22 Inspectors, […]

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Odisha: By-Poll Campaign Hits Feverish Pitch In Two Assembly Constituencies

Balasore: With just a week to go for the Balasore Sadar and Tirtol by-elections in Odisha, campaign trails have hit fever pitch in both the assembly constituencies. Three major political parties, BJP, BJD and Congress are vying with one another to prove their mettle and capture the seats. The leaders of the respective parties, along […]

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No Road, No Vote: Three Panchayats In Tirtol To Boycott By-poll

Tirtol: After Nandachaka village in Balasore, the residents of three panchayats under Tirtol block in Jagatsinghpur district have decided to boycott the upcoming by-election to the Assembly constituency. The residents of Gopalpur, Baritola and Katara panchayats are reportedly angry over the pathetic condition of roads in their villages. The development comes at a time when […]

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BJD Vs BJP Vs Congress: Odisha By-poll Campaign Gains Momentum

Balasore: With each passing day, Odisha’s three major political parties – BJD, BJP and the Congress seem to be intensifying campaign in the bypoll-bound assembly constituencies of Balasore Sadar and Tirtol. The by-poll battles in both the assembly constituencies are expected to be closely contested ones as candidates are engaged in a fierce campaign. The […]

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Odisha ByPolls: 17 Candidates File Nominations For 2 Assembly Seats

Bhubaneswar: Altogether 17 candidates have filed their nominations for the ensuing by-elections to two assembly seats in Odisha, informed Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Sushil Kumar Lohani on Friday. Eight candidates have filed their nominations in Tirtol assembly constituency while nine candidates have submitted their nominations for Balasore Sadar seat, Lohani said at a press conference. […]

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Congress Announces Candidates For Odisha By-Elections

Bhubaneswar: The Indian National Congress on Monday announced its candidates for the by-polls scheduled to be held on November 3, 2020 in Tirtol and Balasore Sadar Assembly constituencies. The All India Congress Committee (AICC) issued a press release in this regard naming Mamata Kundu as its candidate for Balasore Sadar seat and Himanshu Bhusan Mallick […]

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Odisha: BJD Announces Candidates For Balasore Sadar, Tirtol Bypolls

Bhubaneswar: The BJD on Monday declared its candidates for the forthcoming by-elections to Balasore Sadar and Tirtol Assembly seats to be held on November 3. Bijay Sankar Das, son of former BJD MLA Bishnu Das, will contest from Tirtol, while Swarup Kumar Das is chosen as candidate for Balasore Sadar. Swarup Das after being selected […]

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From BJD To BJP To BJD Again: Narayan Pradhan Returns To Party Fold In 48 Hours

Balasore: In another twist ahead of the by-polls, Balasore Sadar block chairman Narayan Pradhan who had quit BJD and joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on October 7, switched his allegiance from the saffron party to BJD again within 48 hours. While the three major political parties are yet to announce names of the candidates […]

Odisha By-Elections: EC Issues Guidelines For Safe Polls Amid Covid-19
Odisha Bypolls: New Guidelines By Election Commission In View Of Covid Pandemic

Bhubaneswar: The Election Commission of India has issued certain guidelines for the conduct of by-elections in Balasore Sadar and Tirtol Assembly Constituencies keeping in mind the Covid-19 pandemic. Odisha Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) SK Lohani informed mediapersons regarding the new rules from the process of nomination to the casting of votes and counting. Only two persons […]

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Odisha By-polls: Notification For Balasore Sadar & Tirtol Constituencies Out

Bhubaneswar: The gazette notification for by-elections in Balasore Sadar and Tirtol Assembly Constituencies scheduled to be held on November 3 has been issued by the Election Commission (EC) on Friday. As per the notification, the filing of nominations will begin today and continue till October 16. The scrutiny of nomination papers will be done on […]

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Miscreants loot Rs 12 lakh from ATM in Jagatsinghpur

Jagatsinghpur: Blame it on poor security measures or policing, incidents of bank ATM robberies are being reported more frequently from various parts of Odisha. This was again evident after unidentified miscreants decamped with nearly Rs 12 lakh from an ATM of Indian Overseas Bank at Chanrahat under Tirtol police limits in Jagatsinghpur district on Friday […]

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Pregnant woman found dead; foul play suspected

Jagatsinghpur: Police today detained five persons in connection with the alleged murder of a woman whose body was recovered from Dhalatangagada forest range under Raghunathpur police limits of Jagatsinghpur district. The woman has been identified as Siku Sutar, daughter of Ajay Sutar, from Anolipatana village under Kujang police station here. Soon after the body was […]

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Three arrested in Tirtol loot bid, firing incident

Jagatsinghpur: Police have arrested three persons in connection with the loot attempt and firing incident at Sindhol village under Tirtol police station in Jagatsinghpur district. The Tirtol police cops also seized a gun and two live bullets from their possession. The accused had plotted a plan to loot a gold idol of goddess Laxmi from […]

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BJP leader detained by police for going FB Live

Cuttack: BJP leader Ramakant Bhoi was detained by the SCB police outpost today for allegedly going Facebook Live in front of the paediatric department of the hospital. As per reports, BJP legislator candidate from Tirtol Ramakant Bhoi took his five-month-old daughter to the hospital’s paediatric casualty. Despite waiting for a long period at the department, […]

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8 years on, justice eludes acid attack victim

Bhubaneswar:  A horrifying acid attack eight years back has completely changed Pramodini Roul’s life leaving her visually impaired.  The girl, now 24, from Tirtol in Jagatsinghpur district is still running from pillar to post to see the accused behind bars. Pramodini was 16-years-old when a youth Santosh Bedanta had allegedly threw acid on her on […]

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Body of woman found stuffed in steel trunk in Tirtol

Tirtol: Decomposed body of an unidentified young woman with hands and legs tied was found stuffed in a locked steel trunk in Dhalatangagada forest under Tirol police limits of Jagatsinghpur district today. In presence of the Magistrate, the police this morning broke open the trunk and recovered the decomposed body of the young woman wearing […]

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Woman burnt alive in house fire

Jagatsinghpur: One woman was burnt alive and two others sustained injuries when a major fire broke out at Samantarapur village under Tirtol police limits in Jagatsinghpur district on Wednesday evening. Sources said when the deceased, identified as Chinmayee Sahu, was lighting a deepa during the evening prayer fire accidentally caught the thatched roof of her […]

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Tirtol elected reps meet Naveen, lodge complaint against MLA

Elected representatives of Tirtol including Zilla Parishad members on Sunday met Chief Minister and BJD supremo Naveen Patnaik here and lodged complaints against party MLA from Tirtol Rajashree Mallick alleging the legislator is weakening the party organization

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Case against BJD MLA, 7 supporters forwarded to court for attack on PS

Jagatsinghpur: Police today forwarded to the court seven supporters of BJD MLA from Niali Pramod Mallick arrested on charges of vandalising Tirtol police station yesterday. The arrests were made after examination of CCTV footage, police sources said. A case against the legislator was also registered and his vehicle seized, they added. However, the two political […]