25 May 2019·
Flash News
Rahul Gandhi’s Offer to Quit as Cong Chief Unanimously Rejected by CWC * Alliance Air to Launch Flight Services from Jharsuguda to Bhubaneswar, Raipur from June 1 * BJD Continues to Rule Heart in Ganjam * Naveen Expresses Gratitude to People for another Opportunity, Urges Them to Come Forward for Building New Odisha * Naveen Receives Congratulatory Messages from Several Key Leaders on His Stellar Victory * Indian Women’s Hockey Team Lose 0-4 to Republic of Korea * Indian Junior Hockey Women’s Team Leave for Cantor Fitzgerald U21 International 4-Nations Tournament in Ireland and Matches against Belarus * Odisha: Naveen Likely to take Oath as CM for Record 5th term On Wednesday * Chandrani Creates History; To Become Youngest Ever Parliamentarian of India * Bhakta Charan Das Quits as Odisha Congress Campaign Committee Chairman * Odisha Governor Accepts Resignation of Naveen Patanik from CMO, New BJD Govt Likely by Monday * Odisha Poll Results: Heavywaights Suffer Defeat in State * Odisha Assembly Poll Results: Dama Suffers Defeat, Son Wins Paradip Seat * Sambit Patra’s Electoral Debut - A Flop Show * Odisha CM Condoles Death of Mountaineer Kalpana Das * Niranjan Patnaik Steps Down as OPCC Chief * ‘Everest Lady of Odisha’ Kalpana Das Dies During Expedition to Mount Everest * Jay Panda Suffers Biggest Electoral Defeat of His Life * Naveen Thanks People for BJD’s Fifth Consecutive Victory * Odisha CM Congratulates Modi for BJP's Win, Says Constructive Relation Would Be Maintained * Naveen’s Confidence on Women Proved Worthwhile * BJD wins Nabarangpur Assembly Seat * Telangana CM KCR Congratulates Naveen Patnaik for BJD’s Victory * PM Modi Congratulates Naveen for Spectacular Victory * Odisha Elections Results 2019: Trends Show BJD Poised for Landslide Victory

Politics

Rahul Gandhi’s Offer to Quit as Cong Chief Unanimously Rejected by CWC

Rahul Gandhi’s Offer to Quit as Cong Chief Unanimously Rejected by CWC

New Delhi: Rahul Gandhi’s offer to resign as Congress president during Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting here today over the party’s poor performance in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls was unanimously rejected by the senior party members, media reports said.
Chandrani Creates History; To Become Youngest Ever Parliamentarian of India

Chandrani Creates History; To Become Youngest Ever Parliamentarian of India

Bhubaneswar: The Biju Janata Dal candidate from Keonjhar Lok Sabha constituency Chandrani Murmu is set to be the youngest ever member of the lower house of India. Chandrani, who has won the Keonjhar seat with a margin of more than sixty six thousand votes by defeating Ananta Nayak of BJP is only 25 years, eleven months and 12 days old as on Saturday, the 25th May 2019.
Bhakta Charan Das Quits as Odisha Congress Campaign Committee Chairman

Bhakta Charan Das Quits as Odisha Congress Campaign Committee Chairman

Bhubaneswar: Hours after resignation of OPCC president Niranjan Patnaik from his post in the wake of Congress’ electoral debacle in the state, Odisha Congress Campaign Committee chairman Bhakta Charan Das resigned from the post for the same reason.
Sambit Patra’s Electoral Debut - A Flop Show

Sambit Patra’s Electoral Debut - A Flop Show

Bhubaneswar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s handpicked poster boy for Puri, Sambit Patra, has suffered defeat in his maiden electoral debut
Niranjan Patnaik Steps Down as OPCC Chief

Niranjan Patnaik Steps Down as OPCC Chief

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) president Niranjan Patnaik resigned from his post following the grand old party’s disastrous performance in the 2019 elections in the State.
PM Modi Congratulates Naveen for Spectacular Victory

PM Modi Congratulates Naveen for Spectacular Victory

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has congratulated Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik for remarkable victory in Odisha in the 2019 elections.
2019 Poll Results: Counting of Votes Begins

2019 Poll Results: Counting of Votes Begins

New Delhi: Counting of votes at all 542 constituencies to begin at 8 am The Election Commission of India will start counting of votes for the seven-phased elections to India's Lower House of the Parliament (Lok Sabha) in what is being touted as the world's biggest democratic exercise, today (Thursday, 23 May) at 8 am, bringing the curtains down on a bitterly-fought election.
22 Opposition Parties Submit Memorandum to EC, Ask for Tallying of VVPAT-EVMs to be Done Before Counting

22 Opposition Parties Submit Memorandum to EC, Ask for Tallying of VVPAT-EVMs to be Done Before Counting

New Delhi: As many as 22 opposition parties today meet Election Commission and submitted a memorandum to it.
Opposition To Meet EC Over VVPAT Verification Today

Opposition To Meet EC Over VVPAT Verification Today

New Delhi: Leaders of at least 21 Opposition parties will meet Election Commission (EC) officials today to urge the poll panel to spell out the mechanisms to address any mismatch between voter-verified paper audit trail (VVPAT) and electronic voting machine (EVM) tallies during the counting of votes on May 23.
Are Exit Polls a Game Plan to Manipulate EVMs & Opposition Unity?

Are Exit Polls a Game Plan to Manipulate EVMs & Opposition Unity?

New Delhi: All most all the exit polls conducted by the national media have given a clear mandate to BJP led NDA to form the next government. Many questioned the exist poll and called it a game plamn of BJP to manipulate EVMS and dislodge opposition unity.
Election Commission or Election Omission: Congress Takes Swipe at Modi Govt Following Lavasa’s Opting out of EC Meetings

Election Commission or Election Omission: Congress Takes Swipe at Modi Govt Following Lavasa’s Opting out of EC Meetings

New Delhi: The Congress today took swipe at the Modi government over Election Commissioner Ashok Lavasa recusing himself from EC meetings to discuss poll code violations, explaining erosion of institutional integrity is the hallmark of the present dispensation.
Under Scrutiny, EC Should Prove Its Impartiality

Under Scrutiny, EC Should Prove Its Impartiality

Bhubaneswar: The continuing tussle between the Trinamool Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party has brought to the fore the hidden weakness of the Election Commission of India. Though it is unknown, it seems the poll body has acted out of fear or favour. The general elections of 2019 will be remembered for the various anomalous reasons related to many of its actions. From the day one when the dat
Nathuram Godse Who Assassinated Mahatma Gandhi Was a Deshbhakt, Says BJP Leader Pragya Thakur

Nathuram Godse Who Assassinated Mahatma Gandhi Was a Deshbhakt, Says BJP Leader Pragya Thakur

New Delhi: Malegaon blast accused and BJP Lok Sabha candidate Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur known for her incendiary comments and speeches today made a highly controversial remark by calling Nathuram Godse, the man who killed Mahatma Gandhi as a deshbhakt (patriot) and said those calling him a “terrorist” will be given a befitting reply in these elections. "Nathuram Godse was a deshbhakt, is a des
Poll Violence : BJP's Two Shades, Plays Victim Card in WB While Highest Violence in its own Ruling Tripura

Poll Violence : BJP's Two Shades, Plays Victim Card in WB While Highest Violence in its own Ruling Tripura

While BJP president Amit Shah accused Trinamool Congress of instigating violence in West Bengal tarnishing the image of democracy, similar allegations were brought against his party in Tripura, which was in the grip of intense violence this election season, allegedly spearheaded by the saffron party workers
Lok Sabha Elections 2019: 63.48 Per Cent Voter Turnout Recorded in Sixth Phase of Polls

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: 63.48 Per Cent Voter Turnout Recorded in Sixth Phase of Polls

New Delhi: Around 63.48 per cent of voter turnout was registered in the sixth phase of polls in 59 seats across six states and the national capital, the Election Commission (EC) said.
Cong Hits Back, says PM Modi Took Canadian Citizen Akshay Kumar Aboard INS Sumitra

Cong Hits Back, says PM Modi Took Canadian Citizen Akshay Kumar Aboard INS Sumitra

New Delhi: Congress' social media strategist Divya Spandana on Thursday slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for allegedly taking Akshay Kumar, Canadian citizen with him onboard Indian Navy warship Sumitra.
Comments Against Rajiv Gandhi Unnecessary, Vajpayee ji  Spoken Many Good Things About him,  Says BJP Leader

Comments Against Rajiv Gandhi Unnecessary, Vajpayee ji Spoken Many Good Things About him, Says BJP Leader

New Delhi: A Karnataka BJP leader on Wednesday said that even though he respected Narendra Modi, he did not agree with the PM’s recent remarks targeting Rajiv Gandhi.
Didi Refuses Review Meeting with PM Modi on Fani, Says Report

Didi Refuses Review Meeting with PM Modi on Fani, Says Report

New Delhi: The West Bengal government has refused to hold a review meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi to assess the damage caused by Cyclone Fani, media reports said.
Election to Patkura Assembly Seat Postponed By Two Months

Election to Patkura Assembly Seat Postponed By Two Months

Bhubaneswar: The election to Patkura assembly seat in Kendrapara District has been postponed by two more months in the wake of devastating cyclone ‘Fani’ that hit Odisha on Friday.
SP Changes Varanasi Candidate, Fields Ex-BSF Jawan Tej Bahadur Yadav against PM Modi

SP Changes Varanasi Candidate, Fields Ex-BSF Jawan Tej Bahadur Yadav against PM Modi

New Delhi: In a significant development, Samajwadi Party (SP) today changed its candidate from Varanasi Lok Sabha seat and fielded former BSF Jawan Tej Bahadur Yadav against Prime Minister Narendra Modi from this key Uttar Pradesh seat.
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