1st phase elections: Notification issued for four Lok Sabha, 28 Assembly seats

Bhubaneswar: The Gazette notification for holding elections in four Lok Sabha seats and 28 Assembly segments in the first phase on April 11 was issued on Monday. The first phase polls to four Lok Sabha seats in Kalahandi, Nabarangpur, Berhampur and Koraput will be held on April 11 along with 28 Assembly constituencies – Nuapada, Khariar, […]

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Winnability criterion to determine selection of BJD candidates, says Naveen

Bhubaneswar: Biju Janata Dal (BJD) president and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday said that winnability will be the criterion to determine selection of BJD candidates for the upcoming Lok Sabha and Assembly elections in the State. He said that the party will contest the elections on its own without going for alliance with any […]

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2019 elections: cVIGIL App- Every Indian should download

The Election Commission of India (ECI) has made elaborate arrangements to ensure free and fair Lok Sabha and Assembly elections starting April 11. However, delay in reporting of Model Code of Conduct (MCC) violations has often resulted in the accused escaping detection from the flying squads of ECI entrusted to ensure enforcement of MCC. Further, […]

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Rahul Gandhi’s Odisha visit postponed to March 8

Bhubaneswar: All India Congress Committee (AICC) president Rahul Gandhi’s Odisha visit was postponed to March 8. Rahul was scheduled to address two rallies in Bargarh and Jeypore in Koraput district on March 5. Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) president Niranjan Patnaik informed that the party high command may visit on March 8. This will be […]

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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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