Bhubaneswar snaps its 21-year-old ties with BJD, picks Aparajita Sarangi

Bhubaneswar: Bhubaneswar, the capital city of Odisha, on Thursday, snapped its 21-year-long relationship with the Naveen Patnaik’s Biju Janata Dal (BJD). IAS officer-turned-politician Aparajita Sarangi is now the MP of Bhubaneswar. She defeated former Mumbai Commissioner of Police and BJD nominee Arup Patnaik by over 23,000 votes. Bhubaneswar has been the citadel of the ruling […]

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Counting begins amid tight security in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Counting of votes for 21 Parliamentary segments and 146 Assembly constituencies in Odisha began amid tight security on Thursday. Trends are expected to emerge after about an hour. Counting of votes is under way in 63 centres across the State, with over 6,7,00 polling staff and a huge number of police personnel on duty. […]

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Average 30 rounds of counting in each Assembly segment in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: An average of 30 rounds of counting will take place in each of the 146 Assembly constituencies in Odisha on May 23, the day scheduled for the counting of votes, said State Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Surendra Kumar here on Tuesday. “On Election Commission’s permission, an additional 411 counting tables have been allotted to […]

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Naveen Patnaik most suitable to be Prime Minister: BJD

Bhubaneswar: Biju Janata Dal (BJD) president and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik is most suitable person to become the Prime Minister of the country, claimed party vice-president Surjya Narayan Patro here on Friday. The statement came at a time when Patnaik is once again in demand with both NDA and UPA leaders trying to get him […]

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Lok Sabha, Assembly Elections: Phase-IV constituencies list

Bhubaneswar: The Phase-IV polling for the Lok Sabha and Assembly Elections-2019 will be held on April 29 (Monday). In the fourth phase of the election, voting for a total of six Lok Sabha constituencies and 41 Assembly seats coming under these PCs will be conducted. Also read: 95.15 Lakh Voters To Decide Electoral Fortune Of 388 […]

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Full list of constituencies going to vote in second phase

Bhubaneswar: Voting in the second phase of Lok Sabha and Assembly elections-2019 will be held on Thursday in five LS and 35 Assembly constituencies in Odisha. Here is the full list of the constituencies which are going to vote in the second phase Five Lok Sabha seats Bargarh Sundargarh Bolangir Kandhamal Aska Thirty-five Assembly constituencies […]

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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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