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: Man Kills Two Wives, Hangs Himself

Bhubaneshwar: Marriage is considered to be bound by love and respect for each other. A man however, defied the same after he killed his two wives. A tribal man, the accused, allegedly murdered his wives and committed suicide after that. The incident took place in the Mayurbhanj district of the Tadikisole village. The accused was […]


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 […]


IMFA Extends Support For FANI Affected People

Bhubaneswar: Indian Metals & Ferro Alloys Ltd. (IMFA) has handed over 500 solar lanterns and 10000 packets of sanitary napkins to the State Govt. officials today at Kalinga Stadium for Puri. Earlier, the company has donated Rs.75 lakh to Odisha Chief Minister’s Relief Fund.


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 […]


Kotpad Weaving: Odisha’s Movie To Be Screened In Europe And Delhi

Pune/Mumbai: International Documentary ‘Kotpad Weaving: The Story of a Race Against Time’ by award-winning filmmaker Biswanath Rath continues it’s glorious journey in International Film Festival Circuit. Recently, the film has been selected for screening at ‘International Tour Film Festival- ‘Tourfilm Riga’ to be held at Latvia, Europe. In this year’s edition of the festival, a […]


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. […]


Exit Polls: BJP And Co Likely To Win Majority

Bhubaneswar: Ruling alliance led by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is likely to win a majority in parliament in the mammoth Indian general elections that ended today, most exit polls show. The BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) is projected to win 287 seats in the 545-member lower house of parliament (Lok Sabha), followed by 128 for the Indian […]