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Odisha Elections 2024: Arch rivals come face to face in Rourkela

Bhubaneswar, April 22 -- As campaigning for the upcoming election is picking up pace, public buzz and focus are now centred on the Rourkela Assembly seat where two archrivals from the Bharatiya Janata... Read More


Amid soaring mercury, Odisha villagers grapple with acute drinking water shortage

Bhubaneswar, April 22 -- With the mercury soaring high, the problem of water scarcity is deepening in various parts of Odisha. Amid the sweltering heat wave, people have been struggling for potable wa... Read More


89 sunstroke-related illness cases in Odisha: Public Health Director

Bhubaneswar, April 22 -- As Odisha is reeling under a severe heat wave, cases of sunstroke & heat-related illness have been reported from 16 districts and as many as 89 people are affected to date. Th... Read More


ODRAF teams engaged to douse forest fires in Odisha: PCCF

Bhubaneswar, April 22 -- The forest department has tasked the Odisha Disaster Rapid Action Force (ODRAF) with the job of tackling forest fires that have been raging in various parts of Odisha. Initia... Read More


BJP's Kendrapara LS candidate Baijayant Panda holds massive roadshow

Bhubaneswar, April 22 -- National Vice President of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and party's Lok Sabha candidate Baijayant Panda intensified campaigning in Rajkanika and held a massive road show o... Read More


After ticket denial, supporters of Odisha Congress leaders create ruckus at party office

Bhubaneswar, April 22 -- Resentment was reportedly witnessed among some Congress leaders of Odisha after they were denied party tickets. Their supporters stormed the Congress Bhawan in Bhubaneswar and... Read More


BJP National VP Baijayant Panda holds meetings with workers in Kendrapara, discusses poll strategies

Bhubaneswar, April 22 -- Amid intensified campaigning in Patkura, National Vice President of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the party's Lok Sabha candidate for Kendrapara, Baijayant Panda on Sun... Read More


Odisha Elections 2024: BJD still dragging its feet on candidate selection in 12 Assembly seats

Bhubaneswar, April 21 -- The Biju Janata Dal (BJD) has not yet announced its candidates for '12 Assembly seats as many heavyweights are said to be lobbying for tickets. The delay in the announcement o... Read More


Over Rs 9 crore 'siphoned off' from Mayurbhanj DMF fund in Odisha; bank files police complaint

Bhubaneswar, April 21 -- Illegal transactions of over Rs 9 crore were allegedly done from the District Mineral Foundation (DMF) fund functioning under DRDA in Mayurbhanj. The money was allegedly credi... Read More


BJP announces candidate for Jeypore Assembly seat

Bhubaneswar, April 21 -- The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has announced Goutam Samantaray as its candidate for Jeypore Assembly seat in Koraputdistrict on Sunday. He was pitted against Congress candid... Read More