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8 More Polling Officials Suspended In Odisha

Nayagarh: The total number of the polling officials suspended for dereliction of their duty in the second phase polls in Odisha went up to 14 on Friday with the suspension of eight officials by the Nayagarh collector N Thirumala...

Naveen Slams Centre On Coastal Highway Scheme

Banapur: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday came down heavily on the Centre for its coastal highway scheme. Addressing a public meeting at Banapur in Puri Lok Sabha constituency, he said the state government had proposed the Centre to change...

Final Second Phase Polling 72% In Odisha: CEO

Bhubaneswar: Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Surendra Kumar on Friday said that the final polling percentage in the second phase of Lok Sabha and Assembly elections in the state was 72. Briefing mediapersons at his office here in the afternoon, the...

Kamsing’s 33 Voters Vote After Boat Trip

Two constituencies in the North-East reported 100 per cent voter turnout on April 11. One was Malogam, the one-voter polling station in Hayuliang Assembly constituency in Arunachal Pradesh. That very day, Meghalaya’s smallest polling station, accessible only by boat, too...

Six Polling Officials Suspended For Lapses in Bargarh

Bargarh: Bargarh district collector Indramani Tripathy on Thursday placed six polling officials under suspension for dereliction of duty during the second phase of polls on Thursday. Of the six polling officials, three are presiding officers and three sector officers. They...

Polling Parties Return From Booths On Foot In Kandhamal

Phulbani: Three polling parties in Kandhamal district returned from their respective booths to the district headquarters covering a distance of 15km on foot through the forest on Friday morning. Reports said one polling party having 11 members had their duty...

Karkare Died Because I Cursed Him: Pragya

Bhopal: Malegaon blast-accused and BJP candidate from Bhopal Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur has reportedly said that Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) officer Hemant Karkare died because she had cursed him. ANI posted a video in which she is seen saying that she...

Naveen Kicks Off Campaign In Puri

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister and BJD president Naveen Patnaik on Friday began campaigning in the Puri Lok Sabha constituency, after completing his campaign for the first and second phase polls. The chief minister arrived at Ranpur in Nayagarh district in a...

First-Time Voters In Odisha Want Leaders To Address Unemployment

Bhubaneswar: Around 5.45 lakh first-time voters in the age group of 18-19 years have been added to the voter list this year for the general elections in Odisha. Odisha Bytes spoke to some first-time voters who voiced their concern about...

EVM Unit Ransacking: BJP Candidate Nilamani Bisoyee Sent To Jail

Berhampur: BJP MLA candidate Nilamani Bisoyee was produced in a local court, which rejected his bail plea and remanded him to judicial custody on Thursday night. A nominee for Sorada Assembly seat under Aska Lok Sabha constituency, he was arrested earlier...
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