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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 […]

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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 […]


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 […]


Fani Brings Rivals Closer Together

Bhubaneswar: Weeks before they were bashing each other. But severe cyclonic storm Fani makes them ebrace each other. Yes, we are talking about Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. On April 23 PM Modi criticised Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik heavily in Kendrapara. During his public meeting PM said that Naveen Patnaik’s […]


BJD To Support Front Which Grants Odisha Special Status

Bhubneswar: Changing its stance of maintaining equidistance from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress, the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) has said it is now open to support any front which will grant special status to Odisha. BJD vice president Surya Narayan Patro said, “The party which will think about Odisha will get our […]


Jharsuguda: Minor Raped By Police, SP Says No Clue

Jharsuguda: The Superintendent of Police yesterday said he does not have any clue about the case where a 15-year-old girl allegedly raped by four police personnel from Jharsuguda. Aswini Mohanty, Superintendent of Police, Jharsuguda told reporters, We got to know this through media reports and immediately contacted Telco police station. We have not received any clue […]


Odisha Man Held For Looting Foreign Nationals

Mumbai: An Odisha man and other two persons were arrested by Mumbai police for looting cash and other valuables from three foreign nationals in Mumbai. The accused from Odisha has been identified as Santosh Behera while two others were revealed as Mahesh Lokhande and Suraj Kalbhaire. Sayed Miskteen Sadat from Afghanistan along with two other associates […]