95.15 lakh voters to decide electoral fortune of 388 candidates on Monday

Bhubaneswar: There are as many as 95,14,883 registered voters, including 46,05,694 women, in the fourth phase of balloting in the State on Monday. The fourth phase polling will be held in Mayurbhanj, Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur, Kendrapara and Jagatsinghpur parliamentary constituencies and 41 Assembly segments coming under these six PCs. The last polling day in Odisha […]

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Fresh polls recommended in 12 booths of Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Surendra Kumar has recommended the Election Commission of India (ECI) for fresh poll in 12 booths that went to poll in the third phase on April 23. Kumar informed that recommendation was made to the ECI for repolling booth number 196 at Jhajia UGME School in Baramba Assembly constituency (AC), […]

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Naveen invites PM Modi to witness BJD Govt’s swearing-in ceremony

Balasore: A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi, during his election rally Kendrapara, had stated that he would visit Odisha again after dislodging the BJD Government, Biju Janata Dal (BJD) president and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday made an “humble request” to the former to attend his swearing-in ceremony as a “guest”. “Prime Minister […]

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Over 61% voter turnout till 5 pm in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The phase-III of the Lok Sabha and Assembly election 2019 concluded, with around 61 per cent of voter turnout till 5pm on Tuesday. “Till 5 pm, 61 per cent voter turnout was recorded. The exact poling percentage will be known tomorrow,” said Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Surendra Kumar on Tuesday. The voting was held […]

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Here’s the list of constituencies going for polls in third phase in Odisha

Odisha’s six Lok Sabha constituencies and 42 Assembly segments falling under them will go to polls in the third phase on April 23. Following are the details of all the Lok Sabha constituencies and Assembly seats  Sambalpur Lok Sabha Constituency Assembly Constituencies: Kuchinda, Rengali, Sambalpur, Rairakhol, Deogarh, Chhendipada, Athmallik Keonjhar Lok Sabha Constituency Assembly Constituencies: Telkoi, Ghasipura, […]

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CM Naveen visits Anant in Capital Hospital ICU

Bhubaneswar: Biju Janata Jal (BJD) president and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday visited Capital Hospital here to enquire about the health condition of Bhubaneswar-Central MLA candidate Anant Narayan Jena who sustained serious injuries following a bomb attack on him Sunday night. Jena is admitted in the Capital Hospital ICU following yesterday’s bomb attack on […]

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Amit Shah to address public meetings in Odisha on April 27

Bhubaneswar: BJP national president Amit Shah will address public meetings in Mayurbhanj and Jajpur on April 27, informed party spokesperson Golak Mohapatra. He also informed that Union Ministers Nitin Gadkari and Rajnath Singh will hold public meetings in the State on April 24 and 25, respectively. The BJP heavyweights will campaign for the party candidates […]

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Six poll officials suspended for negligence in Bargarh

Bargarh: Six polling officials, including three presiding officers were suspended on Friday by the Returning Officer of Bargarh district for “negligence”. The six suspended officials are Presiding Officers Umashankar Panigarhai, Priyabrata Sahu and Ratam Sethi and Sector Officers Manoranjan Panigarhi, Prashant Satpathy and Pradip Pradhan. They were engaged in booth number 68, 116 and 235. […]

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PM Modi to campaign for Baijayant, Pratap on April 23

Bhubaneswar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Odisha once again on April 23 as part of his election campaign, informed party State unit spokesperson Golak Mohapatra. During his one-day visit Modi will address a public rally in Kendrapara and Balasore. The saffron party has fielded former BJD veteran Baijayant ‘Jay’ Panda and Pratap Sarangi from […]

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Day before vote, Maoists gun down woman polling official in Kandhamal

Kandhamal: Maoists on Tuesday gunned down a woman official on polling duty near Barala village under Gochapada police limits of Kandhamal district. The deceased was identified as Sanjukta Digal, a resident of Kandribali. She was the sector officer and was on her way to the polling booth along with other officials to oversee the arrangements […]

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