Election

Bargarh: 9 Zilla Parishad Members of BJP Resign

Bargarh: Following Subash Chauhan, 9 Zilla Parishad members of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) have resigned from the party allegedly over wrong candidate selection. Subash Chauhan, who had unsuccessfully contested the Bargarh LS seat in 2014 elections, had polled over 3, 72, 000 votes in 2014- the highest polled by any saffron party leaders in Odisha- […]


BJD Names Candidates For 18 Assembly Constituencies

Bhubaneswar: The ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) fielded named candidates for 18 assembly constituencies as it released its 5th list for the ensuing elections. BJD president and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today announced candidates for 18 assembly seats. In its first list of candidates, the party had announced 9 names for Lok Sabha and 54 […]


Odisha: Congress Announces Candidates For 7 MP And 20 MLA Seats

Bhubaneswar: The Congress Central Election Committee announced the fourth list of candidates for assembly elections in Odisha. AICC announced 20 names for assembly constituency. The committee also announced 7 names from Odisha for the ensuing elections to the Lok Sabha. Here is the list of candidates from Odisha announced by Congress Central Election Committee. Lok Sabha MP […]


BJD Names 9 MP and 36 MLA Candidates

Bhubaneswar: Biju janata Dal (BJD) president Naveen Patnaik announced the fourth list of candidates for the ensuing elections today evening. There are 36 names for assembly constituencies and 9 names for parliamentary constituencies in the list. In its first list of candidates, the party had announced 9 names for Lok Sabha and 54 names for assembly […]


BJD May Announce 4th List Of Candidates Today

Bhubaneswar: Odisha’s ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) is expected to announce its 4th list of candidates for both the Lok Sabha, Assembly seats today. Party president Naveen Patnaik will announce the candidate list. Earlier BJD has announced candidature for 9 Lok Sabha seats and 65 assembly seats. In its first list the party announced 9 names […]


Show-Cause Notice To Sambit Patra

Puri: The Collector and District Election Officer of Puri served a show-cause notice to Sambit Patra, BJP’s Lok Sabha candidate from the constituency, for alleged violation of Model Code of Conduct. Sambit had on Monday (25 March) took out an election rally in Puri without obtaining necessary permission. Even Congress and BJD had alleged it […]


BJP Fields Sanat Gadtia From Bijepur

Bhubaneswar: Last night Bharatiya janata party (BJP) announced its candidate for Bijepur assembly constituency. Sanat Gadtia will contest from the seat. Sanat will fight against BJD supremo Naveen Patnaik. In four lists, as of now BJP has announced 132 MLA candidates and 5 MP candidates from Odisha.


BJD Announces Third List of Candidates

Bhubaneswar: Biju Janata Dal (BJD) announced two MLA candidates for elections. While Angad Kanhar will stand from Phulbani, Makhlu Ekka will contest from Biramitrapur assembly constituency. Yesterday Naveen filed his nomination for Bijepur assembly constituency. After coming back to Bhubaneswar late at last night he announced the third list. Till date BJD has announced 9 names […]


Kharabela Swain Joins BJP

Bhubaneswar: Utkal Bharat party president Mahamegha Bahan Aira Kharabela Swain joined Bharatiya Janata party (BJP) today along with hundreds of his supporters. The former BJP parliamentarian made a comeback to the saffron party in presence of union minister Dharmendra Pradhan at BJP’s state headquarters in Bhubaneswar. The party will field him for Kandhamal Lok Sabha constituency. Kharabela told […]


BJD Announces 9 MLA Candidates In Second List

Bhubaneswar: Biju janata Dal (BJD) president announced the second list of candidates for the ensuing elections today evening. There are 9 names for assembly constituencies in the second list. In its first list on candidates the party had announced 9 names for Lok Sabha and 54 names for assembly constituencies on 18th March. There are […]