2019

Newly-elected Odisha MLAs Take Oath

Bhubaneswar: A day after Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and 20 ministers were sworn-in, the newly elected legislators on took oath as members of Odisha Legislative Assembly today. The chief minister, who has been elected from Hinjili and Bijepur constituencies, was the first to be sworn in as a member of the 16th Odisha Legislative Assembly. Pro-tem […]


Naveen To Take Oath With 20 Ministers Tomorrow

Bhubaneswar: Biju Janata Dal (BJD) president Naveen Patnaik is going to take oath as Odisha’s Chief Minister for a 5th term tomorrow here. 20 Ministers, 11 as Cabinet rank and 9 as state ministers, are also scheduled to swear in tomorrow in presence of Odisha Governor Professor Ganeshi Lal. For the first time, swearing in […]


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 […]


Sheetal Sahu Crowned Miss India Odisha 2019

Kolkata: Odia girl Sheetal Sahu was crowned Femina Miss India Odisha 2019 in a glitzy ceremony in Kolkata last night. Finalists of 13 East zone states, namely Odisha, Chhattisgarh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Sikkim, Assam, Mizoram, Tripura, Nagaland, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur and West Bengal, participated the coveted crown and represented their states in the most prestigious […]


Odisha Elections: Over 63,000 Persons Detained

Bhubaneswar: More than 63, 000 persons have been detained across Odisha till Sunday to ensure free and fair polls in the ongoing general elections in the state. According to sources, police have detained 63,340 persons under Section 106/116 of IPC from different places across the state to ensure smooth conduct of polls in Odisha. Similarly, a […]


Odisha to Vote on 11, 18, 23 and 29 April

Bhubaneswar: Lok Sabha elections will begin on April 11 and polling would be held over seven phases through May 19, followed by counting of all votes on May 23, the Election Commission announced today. Odisha will vote in the general elections in four phases from April 11 to April 29. Soon after Election Commission’s announcement, Odisha […]