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DMK leaders led by MK Stalin go on Statewide Hunger Strike

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DMK leaders along with the party president MK Stalin went on statewide hunger strike on Wednesday in protest against the eviction of MLAs from the Tamil Nadu Assembly during the vote of confidence on February 18. On Sunday, the party president sat on a hunger strike at Marina Beach accompanied by his party members asContinue Reading…

BJD wins 4 More Zilla Parishads after 5th Phase Polls

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The ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) has added four more Zilla Parishads to its kitty and reached an invincible position in yet another at the end of 5th and final phase pollsing in the state. The party won got full majority in Balasore, Keonjhar, Dhenkanal and Nuapada, taking the tally to 16. In Kandhamal, BJDContinue Reading…

NPF Chief Shurhozelie Liezietsu to become next CM of Nagaland

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The Naga People‚Äôs Front (NPF) leader Shurhozelie Liezietsu has been unanimously chosen leader of the legislature party to become the next Chief Minister of Nagaland, following the resignation of Chief Minister TR Zeliang. TR Zeliang resigned on Sunday afternoon to the Governor of Nagaland P.B. Acharya after bowing to the demands of protesting tribal groupsContinue Reading…

BJD all set to win 12 Zilla Parishads, BJP assured of 8 ZPs

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According to latest figures although unofficial, the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) is all set to capture 12 Zilla Parishads after the fourth phase polling. Similarly, BJP is assured of 8 Zilla Parishads, while Congress will capture one ZP.The BJD is expected to win Ganjam, Jajpur, Jagatsinghpur, Nayagarh, Cuttack, Bhadrak, Angul, Puri, Khordha, Koraput, Kendrapara, andContinue Reading…

4th Phase Panchayat Polls: BJD stays ahead, BJP continues to rise

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Situation was no different in the fourth phase panchayat polls in Odisha today, as BJP continued to surge like the previous three phases. BJD stayed ahead, but BJP gave them a tough fight. Out of 161 Zilla Parishad Zones that went to polls today, BJD is leading in 88 seats, while BJP is ahead inContinue Reading…

Votes cast in 2 Panchayats of Malkangiri Dist after 15 yrs

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After a long gape of over 15 years, the people of Maoist infested Malkangiri district casted their votes in the 4th phase of panchayat election today. People of Marigeta and Badigeta panchayats turned up in large number to exercised their franchise today. Polling was held in 23 gram panchayats under three ZP zones of KalimelaContinue Reading…

76% Voter turnout in 4th Phase Panchayat Polls

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At least 76 % voters turned up to exercise their franchise in the fourth phase of the Panchayat Polls across 65 blocks in 28 districts, informed by the State Election Commissioner (SEC) Rabinarayan Senapati. While Subarnapur district recorded highest with 87 %, Ganjam district registered the lowest with 65 %. Talking about the 4th phaseContinue Reading…

Dharmendra Pradhan thanks Odisha People for supporting BJP in Panchayat Polls

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Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today thanked the people of Odisha for their huge support to BJP during the Three-Tier Panchayat Polls in the State. The P&NG Minister conveyed his gratitude to People of Odisha for reposing their faith in the dynamic leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi as BJP did wellContinue Reading…

Panchayat Polls: War of Words continues between BJD and BJP

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While the BJP is marching ahead in Panchayat Polls, giving a big jolt to ruling BJD, both parties are engaged in bitter war of words. Both have moved the Election Commission with their allegations against each other. The BJP has been alleging that BJD has been adopting violent methods to stop their march. They alsoContinue Reading…

Panneerselvam Camp dismisses Sasikala from AIADMK

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A week after O Panneerselvam sacked from AIADMK by General Secretary VK Sasikala, former party Presidium Chairman E Madhusudanan removed VK Sasikala, her nephew and Deputy General Secretary TTV Dinakaran & S Venkatesh from the primary membership of the party. Sasikala is being removed from the party’s primary membership for going against the party principlesContinue Reading…


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