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Odisha unit of BJP nominated its vice president Pitambar Acharya to contest from Hinjili

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Bhubaneswar:25/3/19: Odisha unit of BJP on Monday nominated its vice president Pitambar Acharya to contest from Hinjili assembly seat from where BJD president and chief minister Naveen Patnaik is seeking re-election for the fifth consecutive time. BJD President Patnaik, for the first time in his two-decade-old political career, is contesting from two seats- Hinjili in Ganjam district and Bijepur in Bargarh ...

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Former vice-president of Odisha BJP unit BJP Raj Kishore Das joined BJD

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Bhubaneswar :25/3/19 Former vice-president of Odisha BJP unit BJP Raj Kishore Das on Monday joined BJD, in a setback to the saffron party. Das had earlier resigned from the primary membership of the party in protest against what he described the ‘autocratic’ style of functioning of party’s state leadership. The state leaders of BJP deviated from the ideology which BJP stands ...

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Congress declared candidates for four assembly seats while replacing candidates in two seats.

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Bhubaneswar :25/3/19: Congress on Monday declared candidates for four assembly seats while replacing candidates in two seats. Biren Senapati has been nominated to contest from Rourkela assembly seat replacing Muktikant Biswal declared earlier as Congress’s nominee. Biswal is learnt to have declined the ticket offer. Ramakrushna Panda who was earlier announced as nominee for Hinjili assembly seat was replaced by Sambhunath ...

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AICC president rahul Gandhi promises that give Rs. 72000 per year to most poor families

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Newdelhi:25/3/19:Congress party today promises that country’s 20 per cent, most poor families will get 72 thousand rupees yearly under minimum basic income guarantee scheme. Party President Rahul Gandhi said, five crore families and 25 crore people will directly benefit from this scheme. Addressing media after Congress working committee meeting in New Delhi, Mr Gandhi said, his party is committed for ...

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Kharvel Swain and Prakash Mishra contest from Kandhamal and Cuttack Parliamentary Constituencies respectively from BJP

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Bhubaneswar:25/3/19: The Central Election Committee of the Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) today announced 11 names for the ensuing General Elections in Odisha. In the list, the party has named former Balasore MP, Kharvel Swain and the former Odisha DGP Prakash Mishra, who joined the party yesterday, to contest from Kandhamal and Cuttack Parliamentary Constituencies respectively. For the Assembly polls, the ...

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Biju Janata Dal declared the second list of candidates for the Assembly elections

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Bhubaneswar:23/3/19 Biju Janata Dal (BJD) president and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday declared the second list of candidates for the Assembly elections in Odisha. The party will field Kishore Kumar Mohanty from Brajaraj Nagar in Bargarh while Arkesh Narayan Singh Deo will contest from Bolangir Assembly Constituency and Pradeep Behera from Loisinga constituency. In Sambalpur district, the ruling party has ...

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Kandhamal MP Pratyusha Rajeshwari Singh joined the Bharatiya Janata Party

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Bhubaneswar:23/3/19:Kandhamal MP Pratyusha Rajeshwari Singh finally came out of bewilderment and joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) here today. She joined the saffron party in presence of Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, BJP’s national vice-president Baijayant Panda and State BJP president Basant Panda at senior BJP leader KV Singhdeo’s residence in Bhubaneswar. Denial of ticket from BJD for the upcoming ...

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BJP national spokesperson Sambit Patra will contest for Puri loksabha seat

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New Delhi/Bhubaneswar:23/3/19: Putting an end to speculations over Prime Minister Narendra Modi contesting from Puri Lok Sabha constituency in the upcoming general polls, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday night announced party national spokesperson Sambit Patra as its candidate for the Puri parliamentary constituency. Moments after the party’s Central Election Committee (CEC) meeting concluded late on Friday night, the BJP ...

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Duryodhan Majhi, a five-time MLA of Khariar in Nuapada resigned from the BJP

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Bhubaneswar: 23/3/19: Managing disgruntled leaders appears to be a big headache for State unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) as one of its senior leader and sitting MLA has quit the party today after being denied ticket. Duryodhan Majhi, a five-time MLA of Khariar in Nuapada district and former Minister, resigned from the party alleging neglect by top leadership of ...

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Supporters of party leader Amiya Dash thronged the BJP State Office

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Bhubaneswar:22/3/19: Hours after Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) released list of candidates for 99 Assembly constituencies of Odisha for the ensuing General Elections, supporters of party leader Amiya Dash thronged the party’s State Office and staged dharna in front of it for not giving him a ticket. The agitators questioned are the party leaders indulged in horse-trading and even threatened to obstruct ...

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