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After BJD & Congress, now ticket tempest hits Odisha BJP

Bhubaneswar, March 22 -- After dissidents' heat singe BJD and Congress, now it's the BJP's turn to face the same ahead of the 2019 elections in Odisha. After much speculation and delay over announcem... Read More


Holi revelry turns tragic: 6 killed, several injured in separate mishaps in Odisha

Bhubaneswar, March 22 -- At least six persons were killed and several others were injured in mishaps during Holi celebrations at different places in Odisha today. Satish Sahu, a student of Cuttack Go... Read More


Resentment in BJD over Kandhamal LS ticket to Achyuta Samanta

Bhubaneswar, March 19 -- Since the announcement of its candidates for the first and second phase general elections in Odisha, resentment continues to surface within the ruling-BJD camp with workers an... Read More


Former Sundergarh SDC chairperson Kusum Tete quits BJD

Bhubaneswar, March 19 -- A day after the ruling-BJD announced Jogesh Singh as its party candidate for the upcoming general election in Sundergarh Assembly constituency, local BJD leader KusumTete resi... Read More


As battle of ballot inches closer, 'fight' between political parties hit fever pitch

Bhubaneswar, March 17 -- With the upcoming general elections heating up the State politics, allegations and counter allegations among political parties have hit fever pitch in Odisha. Accusing the Bo... Read More


BJD leader Kusum Tete resigns as Sundergarh SDC chairman

Sundergarh, March 17 -- Amid her cold war with party's Jogesh Singh over Sundergarh Assembly constituency ticket for the upcoming elections, BJD leader Kusum Tete on Sunday resigned as the chairman of... Read More


Senior Congress leaders rally behind former CM Janaki Ballav's son for Begunia ticket

Bhubaneswar, March 13 -- Discussions over the entry of Prithvi Ballav Patnaik, the son of former Odisha CM late Janaki Patnaik, into politics has started to make headlines in the State. Prithvi, who s... Read More


Odisha BJP moves Election Commission over poll code 'violation' in KALIA scheme

Bhubaneswar, March 13 -- The State unit of BJP met the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) accusing the ruling-BJD of violating the model code of conduct through its KALIA scheme. As per the allegations, f... Read More


'Handi Bhanga' ritual of Lord Lingaraj suspended for fifth consecutive year

Bhubaneswar, March 9 -- The long-standing dispute between two sects of servitors has once again resulted in suspension of 'Handi Bhanga' ritual of Lord Lingaraj at the 11th century shrine in Bhubanesw... Read More


Odisha hikes allowances for Fire Service personnel

Bhubaneswar, March 7 -- Just a day before the Odisha Fire Service personnel were scheduled to hit the street with an indefinite cease-work strike, the State government today hiked several allowances f... Read More