25 Apr 2019·
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Undercurrent in Favour of Naveen Will Help BJD Win Jajpur Again * Cancel Baijayant’s Candidature: BJD to Chief Electoral Officer * World's First Malaria Vaccine Launched in Africa * Odisha Registers 71.61% Voter Turnout in Third Phase Polls * Pradeep Maharathy’s Bail Hearing Of bail Deferred To April 27 * People of Kendrapada Will Not Allow ‘Double-B’ to Cheat Them: BJD * Naveen Invites Modi to Attend Oathtaking Ceremony of BJD Government * EC Announces Dates for Patkura Elections; Polling On May 19 * Naveen Tears Apart Modi; Says BJP’s Central Leaders Make Election Tourism to Odisha, Nobody Came during Calamities * BJD Has Already Won People's Verdict, Fourth Phase Just Remains a Formality * FIR Lodge Against BJP MLA Candidate in Puri * Bhitarkanika National Park to Remain Closed for Tourists from May 1 * Naveen to Hit Campaign Trail in Balasore, Mayurbhanj Districts Today * EC Orders Re-polling in Nine Booths in Odisha on April 25 * Voting Adjourned in One Polling Booth of Badamba Assembly Constituency After Mispairing Error * Dharmendra Pradhan Campaigns for BJP at Polling Booth after Casting Vote, BJD Demands One-Week Ban on Him from Election Campaigning * SC Directs Guj Govt to Pay Rs 50 Lakh Compensation to 2002 Riots Victim Bilkis Bano * BJP Has Betrayed Farmers, Youth and Women: Naveen * Voting in Progress for Six Lok Sabha And 42 Assembly Constituencies in Odisha * Naveen Casts His Vote * Stage Set for Third Phase of Polls in Odisha Today * Why No Action Against Dharmendra Pradhan, Asks BJD * Dharmendra Pradhan Mastermind Self-Inflicted Bombing on BJP MLA Candidate’s Empty Vehicle, Alleges BJD Demands Lie-detector Test of Union Minister, Others * Sri Lanka Declares Emergency * Puri LS Poll: While BJP’s Sambit Sings, BJD's Pinaki Set to Make Patra Dance to His Tune

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FIR Lodge Against BJP MLA Candidate in Puri

FIR Lodge Against BJP MLA Candidate in Puri

Puri: In a significant development, an FIR has been registered against BJP’s MLA candidate for Satyabadi Om Prakash Mishra for allegedly attacking a polling official and vandalising EVM at a polling booth during third phase elections in Odisha.
Kalahandi LS: Close Fight on Card, BJD Inch Ahead,  Banks on Naveen’s Pro-poor, Dev Programmes to Sail Through

Kalahandi LS: Close Fight on Card, BJD Inch Ahead, Banks on Naveen’s Pro-poor, Dev Programmes to Sail Through

Bhubaneswar: With the campaigning came to an end in Kalahandi Lok Sabha constituency which will go to polls on Thursday, speculation spurred about who is going to steal the show. Though as many as seven candidates are in the fray, the fight will be between the BJD’s Puspendra Singhdeo, BJP’s Basanta Panda and Bhakta Charan Das from Congress.
Swamy Finds Two Blunders in his Own Party BJP’s Manifesto

Swamy Finds Two Blunders in his Own Party BJP’s Manifesto

New Delhi: Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader and Rajya Sabha MP Subramanian Swamy found two what he described as blunder in the in the party's election manifesto.
Koraput LS: BJD Enjoys Edge in Triangular Fight as Naveen’s Roadshow Tilts Equation in Favour of Regional Party

Koraput LS: BJD Enjoys Edge in Triangular Fight as Naveen’s Roadshow Tilts Equation in Favour of Regional Party

Koraput, Odisha: With the high voltage campaigning for the first phase of poll ending today, all three main political parties including Biju Janata Dal, Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party are flexing their muscles to grab the eye ball of the voters to capture this tribal dominated prestigious seat.
BJP'S War Hysteria Game Plan to win Poll Battle Backfired

BJP'S War Hysteria Game Plan to win Poll Battle Backfired

New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party wanted war hysteria to win the polls. The Pulwama attacks and the Balakote airstrikes were incidences that the BJP tried to make issue of for political gains. But the effort has backfired. Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday accused the BJP of “whipping up war hysteria” to win the ensuing general elections.
Panda Faces Protest Within Party, Dissidents Threaten to Intensify Agitation

Panda Faces Protest Within Party, Dissidents Threaten to Intensify Agitation

Kendrapada: Even as the general election approaching fast and with the run up to the poll, the protest against the BJP national vice president and Kendrapada candidate is facin gaining momentum. A section of his party leaders and members have already threatedn to throw egge at him protesting his candidature.
Odisha Elections 2019: BJP Announces Candidates for 3 Lok Sabha, 11 Assembly Seats

Odisha Elections 2019: BJP Announces Candidates for 3 Lok Sabha, 11 Assembly Seats

New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) today announced its 14th list of candidates for Lok Sabha and 5th list of candidates for legislative assembly elections in Odisha.
BJD Hits Back at Modi, Says PM Failed to Keep His Promises for Odisha

BJD Hits Back at Modi, Says PM Failed to Keep His Promises for Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The Biju Janata Dal (BJD) today came down heavily on Prime Minister Narendra Modi for remaining silence on the unkept promises made for Odisha during his speech at Jeypore.
Odisha Elections 2019: Bijoy Mohapatra Makes a Come Back to BJP

Odisha Elections 2019: Bijoy Mohapatra Makes a Come Back to BJP

Bhubaneswar: Senior leader Bijoy Mohapatra, who had resigned from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in November 2018, has made a come back to the saffron party today.
After Advani, BJP Denies Ticket to Murli Manohar Joshi

After Advani, BJP Denies Ticket to Murli Manohar Joshi

New Delhi: The BJP has asked former party president and Lok Sabha MP Murli Manohar Joshi not to contest upcoming elections.
Autocratic Dharmendra Working to Finish His Own Critics in Party

Autocratic Dharmendra Working to Finish His Own Critics in Party

Bhubaneswar: As the election process gaining ground in Odisha, one thing is getting clear that all is not well in Bharatiya Janata Party Odisha unit. The party which once boasted itself being a cadre based party is now being run by a particular coterie affiliated to Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan.
Elections 2019: BJP Releases Second List Of Candidates, Sambit Patra To Contest From Puri

Elections 2019: BJP Releases Second List Of Candidates, Sambit Patra To Contest From Puri

Bhubaneswar: The BJP has released its second list of candidates for the Lok Sabha polls carrying 36 names, which included 23 nominees for Andhra Pradesh where polling will be held in the first phase on April 11.
Elections Updates: PM to Contest From Varanasi, Shah From Gandhi Nagar

Elections Updates: PM to Contest From Varanasi, Shah From Gandhi Nagar

New Delhi: The BJP has Released it's much Awaited Candidates for Look Sabha Today.
What Prevents BJP in Announcing Poll Candidates, Questions BJD

What Prevents BJP in Announcing Poll Candidates, Questions BJD

Bhubaneswar: Targeting the BJP over the delay in the release of list of candidates for the upcoming elections, ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) asked what prevents the saffron outfit in the announcement of its poll candidates
Commissionerate Police Begins Investigation into Fake Intel Report

Commissionerate Police Begins Investigation into Fake Intel Report

Bhubaneswar: The Commissionerate Police has started investigation into the fake Intelligence report which was presented by the State unit of the BJP Yuva Morcha at a press conference on Monday.
Major Worry for BJP Thinktank as Two Parliamentarian Quit Party

Major Worry for BJP Thinktank as Two Parliamentarian Quit Party

New Delhi: In a major set back to the BJP think tank, two parliamentarian quit the party on the day when it released its first list of candidates for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.
Rahul Steps up Attacks on  Modi on Growing Unemployment

Rahul Steps up Attacks on Modi on Growing Unemployment

Bargarh: Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Friday stepped up his attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi for failing to provide jobs to youths in country in general and State in particular.
BJD Slams BJP for Taking Dama into Party Ambit

BJD Slams BJP for Taking Dama into Party Ambit

Bhubaneswar: A day after Damadar Rout joined BJP, the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) on Friday came down heavily on the BJP for taking Damodar Rout into its party fold.
EC Slaps Show-Cause to Delhi BJP MLA for FB Post on Abhinandan

EC Slaps Show-Cause to Delhi BJP MLA for FB Post on Abhinandan

New Delhi: In a major setback to BJP, the Election Commission has issued notice to Delhi BJP MLA Om Prakash Sharma for putting up posters of IAF Wing Commander Abhinandan on Facebook.
BJP MP Uses Armyman’s photo in Banner; Faces EC’s Wrath

BJP MP Uses Armyman’s photo in Banner; Faces EC’s Wrath

Jaipur: Even after the poll panels instructions not to use armed forces works in election campaigning, the Bharatiya Janata Party candidates are in no mood to listen. The sitting MP from Jaipur Ramcharan Bohra put up posters in the city that depicted a jawan and read “Jai HInd Ki Sena”.
Elections 2019: Modi Likely Test Water in Varanasi Again, Puri- a Buzz only, Say Report

Elections 2019: Modi Likely Test Water in Varanasi Again, Puri- a Buzz only, Say Report

New Delhi: The Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to test the electoral water contest from Varanasi this time again, reports said.
Elections 2019: Pol Parties Switch to Mission Mode, Step up Campaigns

Elections 2019: Pol Parties Switch to Mission Mode, Step up Campaigns

Bhubaneswar: With the announcement of dates for the upcoming elections in Odisha, the ruling BJD has geared up for the poll and stepped up its campaign trails to corner the opposition camp.
Abhinandan in BJP Posters: Shameful Trick to Politicise Armed Forces

Abhinandan in BJP Posters: Shameful Trick to Politicise Armed Forces

New Delhi: The cheap trick used by Bharatiya Janata Party to woo the electorate by putting up posters of Wing Commander Abhinandan with its leaders has bore the brunt of Twiterrati.
BJD on Jay Panda’s Joining Saffron Party:  Inducting Corrupt and Disgraceful Leaders Nothing New for BJP

BJD on Jay Panda’s Joining Saffron Party: Inducting Corrupt and Disgraceful Leaders Nothing New for BJP

Bhubaneswar: The Biju Janata Dal has come down heavily on the BJP for inducting its ousted former leader Baijayant Jay Panda into the party. Senior BJD leader and Information and Public Relations Minister Pratap Jena has said that the Bharatiya Janata Party has an old record for inducting corrupt and disgraceful leaders into the party. The induction of Jayaram Pangi, Mukul Roy, and now Baijayant
Panda's Joining Sent Shockwave to Pradhan! In a Face Saving Mission Rushes to Delhi at Eleventh Hour

Panda's Joining Sent Shockwave to Pradhan! In a Face Saving Mission Rushes to Delhi at Eleventh Hour

New Delhi: BJD’s former suspended leader Baijayant Panda’s joining the Bharatiya Janata Party raises a number of questions that need to be answered. The move came after much dilly dallying by the leader after he was ousted from the Biju Janata Dal due to anti party activities and furthering his own interests instead of people’s.
Moradabad Mayor's Insensible Laugh at Pulwama Protest Rally Leaves BJP Red Faced

Moradabad Mayor's Insensible Laugh at Pulwama Protest Rally Leaves BJP Red Faced

Moradabad: The laughing video of Moradabad Mayor Vinod Agarwal at a protest rally for Pulwama tertor attack has gone viral. The Bharatiya Janata Party Mayor was leading a group of people who were protesting the Pulwama attack in which fourty CRPF jawans died.
Elections 2019: Internal Survey Giving Sleepless Nights to BJP!

Elections 2019: Internal Survey Giving Sleepless Nights to BJP!

New Delhi: The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is having sleepless nights because of none other than its own pre-polls survey. The party that came to power in 2014 with a booming majority is now having a rough time.
Amol Palekar's Censorship Triggers Nationwide Outrage

Amol Palekar's Censorship Triggers Nationwide Outrage

New Delhi: Veteran actor Amol Palekar being restrained by the organisers of an art exhibition by the National Gallery of Modern Art has triggered a national outrage. Both the social activists and opposition parties have called it censorship of free speech.
BREAKING: Councillor Murder Case: BJP’s Bhrugu Will Not Appear Before Chhatrapur Police

BREAKING: Councillor Murder Case: BJP’s Bhrugu Will Not Appear Before Chhatrapur Police

Chhatrapur: According to sources Odisha BJP leader Bhrugu Buxipatra will not appear before the Chhatrapur police in connection with BJD councillor Laxmidutta Pradhan murder case. His lawyer will appear before the police on his behalf.
Councillor Murder Case: BJP Leaders Move HC for Anticipatory Bail

Councillor Murder Case: BJP Leaders Move HC for Anticipatory Bail

Berhampur: In a desperate bid to avoid arrest, Odisha BJP leaders Golak Mohapatra and Bhrugu Buxipatra have moved the Orissa High Court seeking anticipatory bail in the Chhatrapur BJD councillor Laxmidutta Pradhan murder case.
Supreme Court Transfers Muzaffarpur Shelter Home Sexual Assault Case from Bihar to Delhi

Supreme Court Transfers Muzaffarpur Shelter Home Sexual Assault Case from Bihar to Delhi

New Delhi: In a major setback to the JDU-BJP-led Government in Bihar, the Supreme Court on Thursday ordered the transfer of the Muzaffarpur shelter home sexual assault case from Bihar to a court in New Delhi and slammed the state government for its management of shelter homes.
Odisha Politics: BJP chief Amit Shah Arrives in Bhubaneswar, To Address Public Rally At Salipur

Odisha Politics: BJP chief Amit Shah Arrives in Bhubaneswar, To Address Public Rally At Salipur

Bhubaneswar: With the general election just few months away, BJP national president Amit Shah today arrived in Bhubaneswar airport just while ago and to address a public meeting at Kulia in Salipur in Cuttack.
Tens of Thousands Attend Bengal's Mega Anti-BJP Rally

Tens of Thousands Attend Bengal's Mega Anti-BJP Rally

Kolkata: Tens of thousands of enthusiastic workers and supporters, including a man on a wheelchair, attended the mega anti-BJP rally at the historic Brigade Parade ground here on Saturday raising their voices against Prime Minister Narendra Modi
“Is BJP Your Parental Property” Party Leader Asks Pradhan  On Home Turf

“Is BJP Your Parental Property” Party Leader Asks Pradhan On Home Turf

Bhubaneswar: Union petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, who is projecting himself as the face of the party in Odisha, continues face stiff opposition from the district level party leader in his own home ground in Angul.
Amit Shah’s Odisha Visit Cancelled as BJP Chief Down With Swine Flu

Amit Shah’s Odisha Visit Cancelled as BJP Chief Down With Swine Flu

New Delhi: BJP's national chief Amit Shah’s scheduled visit to Odisha have been cancelled as the Shah is is down with swine flu and is being treated at AIIMS in the national capital
Odisha Cong Slams Modi Ahead of Visit

Odisha Cong Slams Modi Ahead of Visit

Bhubaneswar: The political parameter seems to have raised in Odisha just a day before the Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit, State Congress Committee (OPCC) president Niranjan Patnaik on today made a scathing attack on Modi alleging the centre is fooling the public by making a number of false promises.
Naveen Patnaik on Joining Mahagathbandhan: "Need Time to Think It Over"

Naveen Patnaik on Joining Mahagathbandhan: "Need Time to Think It Over"

New Delhi: BJD leader and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday said he wanted more time to decide on joining 'Mahagathbandhan', the grand alliance of opposition parties, ahead of the Lok Sabha elections.
Noise of Modi Vs Silence of Naveen

Noise of Modi Vs Silence of Naveen

Bhubaneswar: PM Modi got lucky in the early part of his tenure when crude prices fell sharply. But in the run up to the elections, his luck on the economic front seems to have run out.
Odisha: PM Modi  to Roll Out Slew of Projects in State on Jan 5

Odisha: PM Modi to Roll Out Slew of Projects in State on Jan 5

Bhubaneswar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi likely roll out a basket of projects worth Rs 4500 crore on his visit Baripada in Mayurbhanj district on Saturday , January 5 .
Naveen's Aura of Sublime Invincibility Forces Modi to Play Defensive

Naveen's Aura of Sublime Invincibility Forces Modi to Play Defensive

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Odisha visit was strategically and politically important as the saffron party is finding it difficult to make inroads into the eastern parts of the country. The senior BJP leaders were expecting that Modi proved to be a trump card in party’s ‘look east’ strategy. Keeping these things in mind much buzz was created for the Modi's visit to Odisha.
PM Visit to have no Impact, Claims BJD

PM Visit to have no Impact, Claims BJD

Bhubaneswar: The ruling Biju Janata Dal on Monday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit and his speech would have no impact on the people of Odisha
BJP Party of the Dead, Says Yashwant Sinha

BJP Party of the Dead, Says Yashwant Sinha

Pune: Former union minister Yashwant Sinha on Wednesday slammed the BJP saying it has become a "murdo ki party" (party of the dead), where only two leaders were ruling the roost, while the others were "scared" to challenge them.
Crushing Defeat at Hand of Cong Spells Doom in State BJP Office, Demoralises Leaders, Workers in Odisha

Crushing Defeat at Hand of Cong Spells Doom in State BJP Office, Demoralises Leaders, Workers in Odisha

The Defeat likely to impact BJP’s prospect in Odisha: Political Observers Bhubaneswar: The Crushing defeat at the hand of Congress in in three Hindi speaking heartland states including Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh has spelled a doom at the State office of the BJP here in city.
Modi-Shah: As You Take Credit of Win, Should Share Blame Too

Modi-Shah: As You Take Credit of Win, Should Share Blame Too

New Delhi: The big defeat in three States has spelled a doom in the BJP camp, and blame game for defeat started to surface in BJP. Since coming to power in 2014, the top two in the BJP — Prime Minister Narendra Modi and party president Amit Shah — have held “victory” marches at its headquarters after every assembly poll win that followed, and credited each other for the achievement.
MP Updates: 13 Ministers In Shivraj Chouhan Cabinet Lost Their Seat

MP Updates: 13 Ministers In Shivraj Chouhan Cabinet Lost Their Seat

New Delhi: As many as thirteen minister in the outgoing Madhya Pradesh cabinet have lost their seat.
Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh Submits Resignation to Governor

Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh Submits Resignation to Governor

Raipur: Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh has submitted his registration to the governor following the BJP's humiliating defeat today.
Assembly Poll Results: Congress Crosses Halfway Mark in Trends in MP

Assembly Poll Results: Congress Crosses Halfway Mark in Trends in MP

Bhopal: The Congress is leading comfortably and has crossed the halfway mark of 116 seats, as per trends. The Congress has leads in 117 seats, the BJP is ahead in 97, the BSP in 7 and Others in 9.
Union Minister Upendra Kushwaha Resigns from Modi's Cabinet, to Join Opposition Camp

Union Minister Upendra Kushwaha Resigns from Modi's Cabinet, to Join Opposition Camp

New Delhi: After a prolonged battle with the BJP over seat-sharing for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, Union minister Upendra Kushwaha has resigned from the Narendra Modi cabinet today.
Pradhan Levelling False Allegations Against Odisha Govt Frequently: BJD

Pradhan Levelling False Allegations Against Odisha Govt Frequently: BJD

Bhubaneswar: Senior BJP leader and Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan is levelling false allegations against the Odisha Government frequently, alleged the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD).
It was Wrong to Join BJP: Bijoy Mohapatra

It was Wrong to Join BJP: Bijoy Mohapatra

Bhubaneswar: Veteran leader Bijoy Mohapatra who quit saffron party today made a scathing attack on BJP and said It was wrong decision to join BJP.
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