Phase II: 64% electors cast votes in Odisha

Phase II: 64% electors cast votes in Odisha

Friday, 19 April 2019 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

About 64 per cent of the electorate exercised their franchise in the second phase of polls conducted in five Parliamentary constituencies and 35 Assembly segments under them in Odisha on Thursday. Chief Election Officer Surendra Kumar informed to the media that the overall polling percentage was recorded by 5 pm and...

Unveiled in haste, Janibila water project a nonstarter


Dakshin Odisha Unnayana Parishad convenor Rabi Rath and social activist and Manav Adhikar Surakshya Manch (MASM) convenor Abani Kumar Gaya, an Independent candidate who was in fray for the Brahmapur Assembly seat, demanded criminal proceedings against CM Naveen Patnaik, engineers of PHED and officials of contract firm L&T for failure...

Two minor girls raped in Nayagarh, Bhadrak

Friday, 19 April 2019 | PNS | NAYAGARH/ BHADRAK

A few days after the rape of a minor girl in Jatni of Khordha district, two minor girls were allegedly raped in Nayagarh and Bhadrak districts on Thursday. In the first incident, a minor girl was allegedly raped by a youth in a village under Fatehgarh police station of Nayagarh. The...


Friday, 19 April 2019 | PNS

Election Control Room opened in K’jhar Champua: Keonjhar Collector-cum-Election Officer Ashish Thakre on Thursday inaugurated a Election Control Room in-charge and directed the officials to take prompt action on any complain related to election brought to their notice. The control room would remain open for 24 hours and can be contacted...

Fire Service Week begins at DSTPP

Friday, 19 April 2019 | PNS | ROURKELA

The National Fire Service Week 2019 began at the CISF unit in the NTPC’s Darlipali Super Thermal Power Station (DSTPP) at Darlipali on Sunday. DSTPP ED Sanjeev Kishore inaugurated the programme in the presence of GM (O and M) RC Patnaik, GP (Project) Kameswar Jha, AGM (Safety) Sarad Singh, CISF Assistant...

BJD sure to form next Govt in State: Naveen

Friday, 19 April 2019 | BISHNU P BEHERA | PALLAHARA

No one can block BJD to form the next Government in the Odisha, said Chief Minister and BJD supremo Naveen Pattaik during campaigning at Khamar College ground in Pallahara on Thursday. The BJD Government thinks  always for the development of Odisha people. But during election period the Central leaders are coming...

Fearing defeat, BJD resorts to violence, says Pradhan

Friday, 19 April 2019 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Thursday alleged that BJP workers are being killed as they are opposing the ruling BJD politically and said people would give a befitting reply in ballots during the ongoing elections. “The attack on BJP workers and supporters across the State is a reflection of BJD’s scare...

Uma takes potshots at Naveen

Friday, 19 April 2019 | PNS | CUTTACK

Senior BJP leader Uma Bharti on Thursday took potshots at Chief Minister and BJD supremo Naveen Patnaik, saying as long as he would remain CM, the State would not make any progress.  “Naveen Patnaik is himself a very retrograde person and will keep the people of the State retrograded too,” said...

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