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Saffron Surge in Maharashtra, Big Thumbs Up for Fadnavis

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The BJP gained big elsewhere across Maharashtra, while Congress, NCP and MNS got decimated. Shiv Sena held its fort in its own areas. Devendra Fadanvis gets a bug thumbs up, as he led from the front alone without central intervention. The party more than doubled its tally in BMC as compared to 2012. In BMC,Continue Reading…

Congress, BJP set to join hands in Nabarangpur to form Zilla Parishad

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Politics makes strange bedfellows. And, it’s coming true in Nabarangpur district. As per the confirmed reports, bitter rivals Congress and BJP have joined hands to stop BJD from capturing the Zilla Parishad there. Out of 26 Zilla Parishad Zones in the district, BJD won 11, followed by Congress (8) and BJP (7). As the magicContinue Reading…

BJP continues to surge in 5th Phase Panchayat Polls in Odisha

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In continuation with the trend in the last four phases, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has moved ahead in the fifth and final phase too, by leading in nearly 40% of the total seats that went to polls today. As per the trends received so far, BJP is leading in 58 Zilla Parishad Zones, whileContinue Reading…

BJP gheraoes DGP Office in Cuttack protesting Poll Violence

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BJP activists led by Samir Dey gheraoed DGP office in Cuttack protesting against rising number of poll violence cases across the State. Scuffle ensued between police personnel and BJP workers while trying to gherao DGP office in Cuttack. Reportedly, many people were killed, several injured as poll related violence continued unabated in different parts ofContinue Reading…

Chhattisgarh BJP Leader, 8 Others arrested by Kalahandi Police

Lokesh-Kawadia

In a big development, which further proved the strong involvement of Chhattisgarh Government in panchayat polls in Odisha, Lokesh Kawadia, Secretary of BJP NGO Cell, has been arrested by Kalahandi Police on the allegations of distributing cash during panchayat polls. Lokesh was detained by the cops in Thuamula, Rampur in Kalahandi district last evening. TheContinue Reading…

5th Phase Panchayat Polls begin in 150 Zilla Parishad Zones in Odisha

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Polling began for 150 Zilla Parishad zones in Odisha in the fifth and final phase today. Voting began at 7 AM and will continue till 12 PM. Counting will start immediately after the polling concludes. * BJD has so far comfortably captured 12 Zilla Parishads. After the 5th phase polls, the party is all setContinue Reading…

Zilla Parishad Polls: BJP eyes 75 out of 150 Zones in 5th Phase

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The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which has surprised all political pundits and upset the permutations and combinations in Odisha, is eying at least 70-75 out of 150 Zilla Parishad Zones that are going to Polls in the fifth and final phase tomorrow. BJP has already won big in 8 districts and captured the Zilla ParishadContinue Reading…

Zilla Parishad Polls: BJD holds edge in mineral-rich Keonjhar

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As the fifth and final phase panchayat polls will be held tomorrow, a lot is being discussed about mineral-rich Keonjhar district. The battle for Zilla Parishad has become interesting here. But, as the Congress is facing a near rout here, BJD holds the edge and may form the ZP. In Keonjhar, 29 out of 37Continue Reading…

Congress better placed to capture Gajapati Zilla Parishad in Odisha

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There could be some good news for the Congress in the fifth and final phase panchayat polls, as it eyes to win at least two seats in Gajapati district to be in a position to capture the Zilla Parishad. The party has already won Jharsuguda ZP. Out of the 11 zones that have gone toContinue Reading…

Victory eludes BJD in Kalahandi & BJP in Nuapada

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The tribal districts of Kalahandi and Nuapada, have thrown a surprising verdict in 2017 panchayat polls in Odisha. Out of 30 Zilla Parishad Zones that went to polls in Kalahandi in four phases so far, BJP has made a clean sweep by winning all 30 seats. Neither BJD nor Congress have opened their account. OdishaContinue Reading…


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