Jajpur Lok Sabha constituency is one of the important constituencies in coastal Odisha. The three major political parties of the state have a good presence here but the wind is in favour of the ruling party. All eyes are on this seat as the people of Jajpur are going to vote on the 29th of this month.
Terming Baijayant Panda and BJP a ‘Double-B’, the ruling Biju Janata Dal today exuded confident that the people of Kendrapada will not allow the Double-B to cheat them in 2019.
Speaking at an election rally at Kendrapada, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has caricatured Naveen Patnaik and said this time Naveen Babu will go from Odisha.
The Biju Janata Dal today demanded an one-week ban on Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan for poll campaigning alleging violation of Model Code of Conduct by the BJP leader.
Bhadrak: Intensifying his attack on the Modi government, Biju Janata Dal supremo and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday alleged the BJP-led Government at the Centre has betrayed the farmers, youth, women and common men in the last five years.
Puri: The Puri Lok Sabha Constituency, on eof the most prestigious constituencies in the country, is all set to witness an interesting poll battle between spokespersons of three major political parties--BJP, Congress and the BJD. , though the main battle is between BJP and BJP many see it as ‘Doctor VS Lawyer’ fight.
Cuttack: Biju Janata Dal president and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today asserted that the BJP will face huge poll debacle across the country in the 2019 elections.
New Delhi: In a significant development, the Congress has fielded former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit in the Nort East Lok Sabha constituency and the former Delhi unit chief Ajay Maken will contest from New Delhi, according to the list of six candidates announced on Monday.
Bhubaneswar: We need women at all levels, including the top, to change the dynamic, reshape the conversation, to make sure women's voices are heard and heeded, not overlooked and ignored. This quote of Sheryl Sandberg, the COO of Facebook, seems perfect for a country like India as it goes to choose its leaders that are going to shape its future. But sometimes, as it happens, the men decide who goe
Biju Janata Dal supremo and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik once again predicted that no national party will get majority this time and the regional parties will be king maker
Cuttack: BJD supremo and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday took a jibe at the BJP’s double engine theory saying that the main engine in Delhi will be removed on May 23.
The Biju Janata Dal today termed the OTV television channel as a repeat offender and continues to air paid news for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) defying the model code of conduct for the elections 2019.
The Biju Janata Dal (BJD) today moved the Chief Electoral Officer, Odisha alleging that the BJP is trying to hoodwink the voters by assuring them to provide land pattas after election.
A special squad of the Election Commission seized cash worth Rs 4 lakh from a BJP MLA candidate’s vehicle in Odisha’s Dhenkanal District today.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah are beating drums for corruption free India and criticizing their opponents for giving tickets to candidates with criminal background. But in the ongoing polls in Odisha, a different picture can be seen.
The Suheldev Bhartiya Samaj Party (SBSP), an ally of the BJP in Uttar Pradesh, today announced that it will contest the ongoing Lok Sabha elections on its own.
With fear of possible debacles in the first phase elections in Odisha, the BJP is reportedly using all possible divisive tactics to influence the voters ahead of the second phase Lok Sabha and Assembly elections in the State.
Biju Janata Dal president and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today asked the BJP to name its chief ministerial candidate in Odisha where Assembly polls are being held simultaneously along with the Lok Sabha elections.
The ruling Biju Janata Dal today approached the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) seeking action against the private TV channel ‘OTV’ for violating the model code of conduct.
BJD supremo and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said that his party will continue to fight against Centre’s negligence towards the development of Odisha.
Social media coordinator of Keonjhar District BJP Jaydev Giri was arrested for allegedly circulating fake video of BJD Keonjhar Lok Sabha candidate Chandrayani Murmu in the social media.
New Delhi: Just a day before the first Phase of poll on Thursday, Opposition parties seems to have got a powerfull ammuno they are looking gor to blaze all guns at prime Minister Modi. All oposition including Congress,CPI, National Conference TMC and others attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday after his Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan claimed there would be a better chance of tal
The high-pitched campaigning for four Lok Sabha and 28 Assembly constituencies going to polls in the first phase of election in Odisha on April 11 has come to end today.
Naveen Patnaik has made it clear that he is fighting fit and the four and half crore people of Odisha will decide his future. In a candid interview to NDTV’s Sreenivasan Jain, Naveen spoke on an array of issues that included national and regional politics to the deceit of some of the former leaders.
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, along with Amit Shah, today released the ruling BJP's manifesto for the national election starting Thursday
Hours after the BJP released its ‘Odisha Sankalp Patra’ to woo the voters ahead of elections, the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) today claimed that the saffron party’s poll manifesto is full of lies and false promises
Bhubaneswar: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has once again betrayed the ambitions of Odisha by ignoring several key demands of State in its nine-point manifesto called ‘‘Sankalp Patra’ for the 2019 elections in Odisha, alleged the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD).
Bharatiya Janata Party patriarch and senior leader Lal Krishna Advani has opened up for the first time since he has been denied ticket to contest the ensuing general elections
As the prestigious Berhampur Lok Sabha constituency in south Odisha will go to polls on April 11, the ruling-Biju Janata Dal (BJD) is looking for a candid third consecutive victory on the back of leadership of Naveen Patnaik, while the BJP is desperately seeking Modi magic to woo the voters and the Congress is leaving no stone unturned to rebuild its base in the constituency, which was once consid
In a scathing attack on the Bharatiya Janata Party, the Congress today alleged that the ruling party was distributing cash for votes ahead of the first phase of polling for the Lok Sabha elections.
Narendra Modi’s election campaign for the BJP in Bihar did not go well with reports claiming that chaos broke out at the PM’s rally in Gaya on Tuesday.
Bhubaneswar: More than 500 BJP workers today resigned from the primary membership of the party protesting against the candidature of actor-turned politician Aparajita Mohanty from North-Bhubaneswar for the upcoming assembly elections.
Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah is ignorant of the party's ground realities in Odisha and the party’s face in the State is fearing to contest elections, said the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) here today.
Bhubaneswar: In a further setback to the Odisha unit of BJP ahead of crucial elections, hundreds of its party workers quit the party and joined the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) here today.
Bharatiya Janata Party candidate from Hinjili assembly constituency Pitamber Acharya has been booked by the Aska police for misbehaving with polling personnel and obstructing their official duty. The case was filed on the basis of the FIR lodged by Biswanath Behera, who was on duty in the flying squad that had stopped Pitamber’s vehicle for checking.
More than 100 film makers, mostly known for their works to ensure social justice alongside entertaining the intellect, have appealed the people to vote out the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) from power in the ensuing Lok Sabha elections in order to protect the democracy in India.
Even though Prime Minister Narendra Modi tried to galvanize the BJP’s poll prospects in the BJD citadel Odisha launching his campaign trail from Jeypore in Koraput district, his visit seems hardly any impact in quelling growing the discontent within the party.
Bhubaneswar: In an unprecedented development, a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate for ensuing Assembly elections joined the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) today.
Ahmedabad: Though the prefix Chowkidar has become a fashion for the ruling party members and supporters, in no way it connects with the real Chowkidars of the country. While the Narendra Modi government did a little for the upliftment of the real chowkidars, Modi’s home state government has also showed that it does not care for the real guards.
Ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) on Thursday moved the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Surendra Kumar, seeking action against the BJP for allegedly indulging in surrogate advertising to hoodwink the voters in violation of the model code of conduct.
Bhubaneswar: The Puri district administration today issued show cause notice to Bharatiya Janata Party candidate Sambit Patra for violation of model code of conduct. Sambit reportedly held an election rally yesterday without taking permission of the administration.
Bhubaneswar: BJP leader Sambit Patra who is contesting Lok Sabha Elections from Puri constituency as BJP candidate has allegedly violated the Model Code of Conduct on Monday.
Bhubaneswar: Filing of Nominations for First Phase Polls Ends Today: The filing of nominations for the first phase Assembly and Lok Sabha elections ended today. The filing began on March 18. The verification of nomination papers will take place on March 26 and candidates can withdraw their nominations by March 27. The polls to four Lok Sabha and 28 Assembly seats will be held in the first phase
The BJP has fielded Pitambar Acharya from Hinjili Assembly constituency to contest against BJD supremo and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik in the upcoming elections.
A Nellore (Andhra Predesh)-based webshop startup alleged that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has plagiarized its work without giving credit.
Bhubaneswar: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) today announced the third list of candidates for the upcoming Assembly and Lok Sabha polls in Odisha.
For someone whose political activities mostly confined inside television studios, Patra unarguably is an outsider to Odisha politics despite his linkage to Odia roots
Odisha’s ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) today raised the question on the integrity of the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) for its lack of action on the repeated complaints against the BJP regarding violation of model code of conduct.
The dissidence over ticket distribution took an ugly turn in Laxmipur assembly constituency in Koraput District as angry BJP workers ransacked party office here vehemently protesting the candidature of Kumuda Saunta from this assembly segment, sources said.
enior BJP leader and sitting Khariar legislator Duryodhan Majhi today resigned from the primary membership of the party protesting against denial of ticket for the upcoming Assembly election.