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.
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.
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, 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
New Delhi: The BJP has asked former party president and Lok Sabha MP Murli Manohar Joshi not to contest upcoming elections.
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.
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.
New Delhi: The BJP has Released it's much Awaited Candidates for Look Sabha Today.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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”.
New Delhi: The Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to test the electoral water contest from Varanasi this time again, reports said.
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.
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.
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
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: 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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 .
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
New Delhi: As many as thirteen minister in the outgoing Madhya Pradesh cabinet have lost their seat.
Raipur: Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh has submitted his registration to the governor following the BJP's humiliating defeat today.
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.
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.
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).
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.