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BJP announces names of 4 LS candidates, fields Gadtia against Patnaik in Bijepur

With this list, the party has announced names of 310 candidates for the general elections.

26 Mar 2019 9:09 AM

Naveen Patnaik says no national party will receive majority in upcoming LS polls

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday claimed that no national party will get a clear majority in the upcoming Lok Sabha election.

25 Mar 2019 12:59 PM

BJD announces 9 assembly constituencies candidates

The names were declared by Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik, six days after the party released the first list of candidates on March 18.

25 Mar 2019 12:59 PM

2nd BJD MP quits, cries harassment by top brass

She added that the party leadership and chief minister Naveen Patnaik never protected her against such behaviour by the two leaders.

21 Mar 2019 1:54 AM

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik files nomination from Hinjili

Both Hinjili and Bijepur assembly seats will go to polls in the second phase of voting on April 18.

20 Mar 2019 1:32 PM


Odisha: 8 new faces in BJD’s list of 9

The list contained names of nine candidates of Lok Sabha polls and 54 nominees for the Assembly elections.

19 Mar 2019 2:13 AM

Women aspirants lobbying for party tickets in Odisha

The total number of women MLAs in the 147-member Odisha Assembly is 12.

16 Mar 2019 1:51 PM

Exodus of BJD leaders continues

Earlier on Thursday, sitting BJD MP Balabhadra Majhi had resigned from the primary membership of the party terming the BJD ‘undemocratic’.

16 Mar 2019 12:42 AM

Damodar Rout vows to oust Naveen Patnaik from power

Citing examples of rising number of atrocities, Dr Rout said in many cases the victims who knocked the doors of police did not get justice.

16 Mar 2019 12:39 AM

Naveen Patnaik rules out tieups, says will fight alone

Sources said the Congress has almost sealed the deal with the JMM and Left parties and a formal announcement will be made shortly.

13 Mar 2019 2:30 AM


BJD sets good example, will other parties follow?

There is some irony in the fact that even in Afghanistan the Constitution guarantees 25 per cent reserved seats for women in Parliament.

13 Mar 2019 1:37 AM

BJD will perform 'very well' in Lok Sabha, Assembly polls: Naveen Patnaik

BJD will field candidates in the all 147 Assembly seats and 21 Lok Sabha constituencies in Odisha.

11 Mar 2019 3:35 PM

BJD to give 33 per cent Lok Sabha tickets to women

Odisha has 21 Lok Sabha seats. The BJD had won 20 seats in the 2014 Lok Sabha polls while one seat – Sundargarh – went to Bharatiya Janata Party.

11 Mar 2019 6:21 AM

Odhisa govt announces 33 per cent quota for women in BJD Lok Sabha tickets

With this announcement, BJD has become the first political party in India to provide such reservation to women.

10 Mar 2019 2:35 PM

BJP looks up to Panda for killer punch in Odisha

Analysts say Panda entry into the BJP will help the party to benefit from mass contact campaign.

10 Mar 2019 1:44 AM


Biju Panda joins BJP 9 months after walking out of BJD

Odisha has 21 parliamentary seats and the state goes to polls simultaneously with the general elections.

05 Mar 2019 12:39 AM

Ex-Biju Janata Dal leader Jay Panda joins BJP; says have admired Modi

Panda, 55, quit the BJD last May after a bitter falling out with his party chief, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.

04 Mar 2019 3:57 PM

Emergency landing by Naveen copter

Bad weather is stated to be the reason behind the diversion.

28 Feb 2019 2:21 AM

UN lauds Odisha govt for proposing women's reservation

The Women's Reservation Bill has been gathering dust for several years now for want of unanimity among different parties over the issue.

25 Feb 2019 10:01 AM

Agitating farmers hold key to Naveen’s fate in elections

However, sensing that the issue could dent the BJD’s poll prospects, Mr Patnaik and his ministers have started meetings with the farmers.

25 Feb 2019 2:19 AM