RO officially notifies adjournment of Patkura Assembly election

Kendrapara: The Kendrapara Sub-Collector-cum-Returning Officer (RO) on Sunday officially notified adjournment of Patkura Assembly election on April 29 following the death of BJD candidate Bed Prakash Agrawalla. Returning Officer Sanjay Kumar Mishra adjourned to the Patkura assembly segment scheduled for the fourth-phase on April 29 under Section 52 of Representation of People Act, 1951, till […]

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Five Central Poll Observers deployed in Jagatsinghpur Parliamentary constituency

Jagatsinghpur: The five Central Observers, appointed by the Election Commission of India (ECI), for Jagatsinghpur Parliamentary constituency have started their initiatives for ensuring free, fair and peaceful elections. Jagatsinghpur Lok Sabha seat and the seven Assembly segments falling under it will go to polls in the fourth phase on April 29. The Jagatsinghpur district administration […]

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Two men in Audi drop Rs 27.49 lakh in Rourkela, flee to Jharkhand with SUV

Rourkela: Noticing the flying squad of the Election Commission conducting checking of vehicles, two unidentified persons in an Audi car having no registration number hurriedly dropped a bag containing Rs 27.49 lakh at the bordering Mahipani in Odisha’s Sundargarh district and escaped back to Jharkhand. The Flying squad has deposited the cash in Panposh treasury. […]

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Bharatiya Bikash Parishad seeks poll phases rescheduled

Bhubaneswar: The Bharatiaya Bikash Parishad has urged the Election Commission to reschedule the polling days for all seven phases to maintain indiscrimination in fixing gap of days between date of scrutiny of nomination and poling date for all phases. In a memorandum submitted to the ECI, the Parishad pointed out that there is no uniformity […]

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Here’s all you need to know about constituency-wise election schedule in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Odisha will go to simultaneous polls in four phases starting April 11, 2019. The next three phases of elections will be conducted on April 18, 23 and 29. Constituency-wise dates of Lok Sabha and Assembly elections 2019 has been declared by the Election Commission of India (ECI). Here’s all you need to know about […]

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Citizen Vigilance App for voters to report poll code violations in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Friday announced launching of mobile application ‘cVIGIL’ (Citizen Vigilance App) to enable citizens to report violation of model code of conduct in poll-bound Odisha where Lok Sabha and Assembly elections will be held simultaneously. Using the application, which requires an Android smartphone, any citizen can report incidents […]

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ECI team to meet Odisha political parties today

Bhubaneswar: The six-member team of the Election Commission of India led by Election Commissioner Ashok Lavasa will meet leaders of different political parties on Thursday here. The team which reached Bhubaneswar on Wednesday night will also hold discussion with Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi, DGP Dr Rajendra Prasad Sharma and other senior officials on Friday. […]

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