Naveen Patnaik’s BJD Leads As Counting Continues

Bhubaneswar: Elections counting has started for all the Lok Sabha elections (Election Result 2019) conducted in the country including Odisha. Counting for Assembly elections in 4 states including Odisha is also going on. There are 63 counting centres across the state. According to the trends, by noon, Naveen Patnaik led Biju Janata Dal (BJD) is ahead of […]

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Public Viewing Of Poll Counting At Biju Patnaik Park

Bhubaneswa: As the “celebration of democracy’’ continues with the electoral process for the formation of 17th Lok Sabha going to have its ultimate moments along with the Assembly polls, on Thursday, the Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) has done arrangements for easy and comfortable viewing of the counting process and live updates on election for citizens […]

Anti-BJD Votes Have Gone To BJP: Niranjan

Bhubaneswar: In Odisha most of the anti-BJD government votes have gone in favour of BJP, said Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) president Niranjan Patnaik. Acording to reports, Patnaik is hopeful of winning more seats than its 2014 election show. Patnaik who this time contested from two assembly segments – Ghasipura in Kenojhar district and Bhandaripokhari […]

Odisha: BJD And BJP Dismisses Exit Poll Predictions

Bhubaneswar: Most of the exit polls are predicting a fifth consecutive term for Naveen Patnaik-led Biju Janata Dal (BJD) in Odisha. Exit polls are also indicating substantial gains for Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the Lok Sabha polls. However both the rival parties refused to accept the predictions, claiming the results on May 23 will […]

Odisha: BJD Confident Of Winning 15 MP And 105 MLA Seats

Bhubaneswar: As the last phase voting for the general elections ended yesterday,  predictions surfaced for both Parliamentary and Assembly constituencies. National and regional exit poll surveys are indicating Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of making inroads into Odisha with more than 10 MP and More than 30 MLA seats. Ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) will get […]

Repolling In 34 Booths In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Repolling was held in 34 booths under several constituencies of Odisha today amid tight security arrangements, election officials said. The Election Commission had ordered repolling in these constituencies in view of alleged irregularities and incidents of violence during the third and fourth phase of elections held on April 23 and 29. Voting from 7 […]

I Don’t Trust Exit Poll: Mamata Banerjee

Bhubaneswar: As the exit polls predict a second term for Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led NDA, West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee lashes out on exit poll surveys. She appealed all opposition parties to be united, strong and bold and asked them to fight the battle together. Mamata Banerjee tweeted, I don’t trust Exit Poll gossip. […]

Odisha: BJD May Win 11 MP And 89 MLA Seats

Bhubaneswar: According to national surveys Biju Janata Dal (BJD) may win 11 Lok Sabha seats out of 21 seats in Odisha. According to exit poll surveys by Odisha media houses and independent predictions BJD will win  89 Assembly seats out of 146. NDTV Poll of Polls Survey says, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will win 10 […]

EVMs Vandalised In Jajpur, Bhadrak

Bhubaneswar: The Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) have been shattered at two different polling booths during the fourth phase elections in Odisha. An EVM was reportedly vandalised at booth no. 173 in Dharmashala of Jajpur district today. Similarly, following a dispute between the workers of two political parties, an EVM was vandalised at booth no. 273 […]