New State Govt likely on Monday

New State Govt likely on Monday

Saturday, 25 May 2019 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

With the Naveen Patnaik-led BJD’s landslide victory in the Assembly polls, speculations have now started as to who would get Ministerial berths in the new State Government to be formed soon. Political analysts speculate that Patanik would take into consideration the important regional, women, tribal and youth aspects while distributing the...

Aparajita wins Bhubaneswar

Saturday, 25 May 2019 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

Ever since former bureaucrat Aparajita Sarangi plunged to electoral politics, it was known that she would contest from the Bhubaneswar Lok Sabha constituency as was reportedly decided by her BJP high command. And proving widespread speculations true, she has won the seat defeating her BJD rival former top police officer Arup...

Jumbo kills man in Dhenkanal

Saturday, 25 May 2019 | PNS | DHENKANAL

A wild elephant trampled a man to death in Balarampur village under the Sadar Forest Range in the district on Friday. The deceased was identified as Surendra Parida. The victim had gone to pluck cashew nuts from a garden in the morning when the incident occurred. He died on the spot as...

7th blood donation camp in Brahmapur

Saturday, 25 May 2019 | PNS | BRAHMAPUR

Various organisations like Sabuja Bahini, Anchalika Bikash Parishad, Marwadi Mahila Samiti, Nature Lovers Odisha and Boxi Odisha together organised a blood donation camp under the name “Aasantu Gadhiba Rakta Samparka” (Let’s build blood relationship) to sort out dearth of blood in the MKCG Medical College and Hospital and other hospitals...

BJD’s Braja again Talcher winner

Saturday, 25 May 2019 | PNS | TALCHER

BJD candidate Brajakishore Pradhan won from Talcher for the third consecutive time in a margin of 24, 102 votes by beating BJP candidate Kalandi Samal. Out of total  1, 78, 609 voters , 1, 26, 825 votes were polled on April 23. Pradhan secured highest 70,044 votes  whereas Samal of BJP got...

BJD grabs 12 of 13 Ganjam Assembly seats

Saturday, 25 May 2019 | PNS | BRAHMAPUR

The BJD continued its winning spree in Ganjam district, the home turf of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, by grabbing all two Lok Sabha seats and 12 of 13 Assemble seats. Pramila Bisoyi and Chandra Sekhar Sahu won the Aska and Brahmapur Lok Sabha seats, respectively. Among the 12 of 13 Assemble seats,...

Inbrief

Saturday, 25 May 2019 | PNS

U Sammilani congratulates Naveen Bhubaneswar: The Utkal Sammilani has congratulated Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik for getting a landslide victory in the Assembly elections. Sammilani Mancheswar branch president Dillip Dashsharma said that even if there was a Modi wave across the country, the BJD’s emphatic win in Odisha is only due to...

BJD sweeps in Jagatsinghpur district

Saturday, 25 May 2019 | PNS | JAGATSINGHPUR

BJD once again showed its supremacy in Jagatsinghpur district covering four Assembly constituencies and the Lok Sabha seat of Jagatsinghpur. In Jagatsingpur Assembly seat, BJD candidate Prasanta Kumar Muduli defeated his Congress contestant Chiranjib Biswal by a margin of 8,870 votes. Muduli scored 67,169 votes and Biswal got 58,299 votes, while...

Sunday Edition

Globe Trotting

19 May 2019 | Agencies | Sunday Pioneer

Left, TMC urge EC to ensure free, fair polling

19 May 2019 | PNS | Sunday Pioneer

Didi’s nephew sends defemation notice to PM

19 May 2019 | Saugar Sengupta | Sunday Pioneer

MoD rejects Vice Admiral Bimal Verma's petition

19 May 2019 | PNS | Sunday Pioneer