Last day rush of nominations at Berhampur Sub-Collector’s office

Berhampur: Candidates of three major political parties, BJD, Congress and BJP, and some Independent nominees filed nominations for different Assembly seats at the Sub-Collectors’ office here on Monday, the last day of filing of nominations for the scheduled first-phase polling. The silk city, particularly the Sub-Collector’s office area, witnessed unprecedented crowd as the candidates came […]

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BJP vice president Pitambar Acharya to fight against Naveen Patnaik in Hinjili

Bhubaneswar: Senior lawyer and BJP vice-president Pitambar Acharya will fight against BJD president and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik in Hinjili Assembly segment. The saffron party today named Acharya as the party’s candidate for the Hinjli Assembly constituency. Acharya will make his political debut by contesting against the four-time Chief Minister. Speculation was rife that that […]

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Naveen files nomination from Bijepur

Bargarh: Biju Janata Dal (BJD) president and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday filed nomination for Bijepur Assembly constituency in Bargarh district. Patnaik filed his nomination papers before the Returning Officer at the Padmapur Sub-Collector’s office. Security has been tightened for the CM’s visit. The Chief Minister filed four sets of nomination, an official said. […]

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Ex-DGP Prakash Mishra to fight from Cuttack, Kharavela from Kandhamal LS seats

Bhubaneswar: The BJP on Monday announced names for two Lok Sabha and nine Assembly segments in Odisha. With this, BJP has as announced names of 130 MLA candidates and 15 Lok Sabha nominees. Former Director General of Police (DGP) Prakash Mishra will fight from Cuttack while former Lok Sabha member and former BJP leader Kharavela […]

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Elections: Bakul Foundation takes a giant step forward

Bhubaneswar: The upcoming Lok Sabha and Assembly polls will be a more inclusive one, with the city-based Bakul Foundation resorting to a novel initiative by conducting an interface between the urban youths and slum dwellers and engaged them in various activities on electoral process on Sunday. With the understanding that political engagement comes from participation […]

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Heatwave: Morning classes in schools from April 2 in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: In the wake of rising temperature, the State Government on Saturday declared morning classes in schools from April 2. Classes in all schools, including those managed by private parties have been rescheduled between 6.30 am and 10.30 pm. In Government schools, midday meal will be served at 10am, according to a notification issued by […]

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All you need to know about BJP national spokesperson Dr Sambit Patra

BJP national spokesperson Dr Sambit Patra will be contesting Lok Sabha elections from Puri parliamentary constituency. The election will be held on April 23, 2019. Here is all you need to know about the BJP candidate for Puri Lok Sbaha seat Sambit Patra is a qualified physician and holds Master of Surgery (MS) in General […]

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BJP fields Sambit Patra from Puri Lok Sabha seat

Bhubaneswar: The BJP has released its second list of candidates for the Lok Sabha polls containing 36 names, which included five nominees for Odisha. The list was announced late on Friday night. BJP national spokesperson Sambit Patra will contest the general election from Puri parliamentary constituency while Suresh Pujari will contest from Bargarh, Nitesh Ganga […]

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BJP announces candidates for 10 Lok Sabha seats in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Union Minister and BJP leader J P Nadda on Wednesday announced names of 182 candidates for the ensuing Lok Sabha elections. Of the 182, Nadda announced candidates for ten LS seats in Odisha. As per the list, Jual Oram will contest from Sundergarh while Anant Nayak will contest from Keonjhar, Pratap Sarangi from Balasore, […]

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Bamboo Resource Centre to be set up in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: A Bamboo Resource Centre will be set up in Bhubaneswar to take up research, advocacy and project implementation initiatives in the bamboo sector in Odisha. The proposed centre will be set on a unique Industry-Academia and Government partnership. A one-day state-level workshop organised by Sparsh Foundation of JK Paper in collaboration with NABARD held […]

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