Of the 25 Lok Sabha seats in Northeast, the BJP eyes nearly 20 seats while from the 21 seats in Odisha.
01 Apr 2019 2:58 AM
The six-time Lok Sabha member from Bhadrak tendered his resignation to party supremo Naveen Patnaik.
31 Mar 2019 1:46 AM
Bijoy said he took the decision to return to BJP after talking to party’s national President Amit Shah and other senior leaders of the party.
29 Mar 2019 5:39 AM
Patnaik will contest from Hinjli seat that he has been representing since 2000, he has also announced to contest from Bijepur seat in western Odisha.
29 Mar 2019 12:25 AM
Odisha has 21 Lok Sabha and 147 Assembly constituencies, which will face simultaneous polls in four phases from April 11.
28 Mar 2019 4:09 AM
Congress said that Patra has violated the model code of conduct.
27 Mar 2019 9:39 AM
The names were declared by Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik, six days after the party released the first list of candidates on March 18.
25 Mar 2019 12:59 PM
She was inducted into BJP in the presence of Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan.
23 Mar 2019 5:34 PM
The party is yet to announce its candidate for the Aska Lok Sabha constituency.
23 Mar 2019 3:43 PM
The 40-member star campaigners' list was submitted at the office of the Chief Electoral Officer, Odisha, a party leader said Thursday.
21 Mar 2019 4:05 PM
She is likely to formally join the party on March 23 or 24," Patnaik said.
21 Mar 2019 3:25 PM
The former minister, however, on Sunday broke his silence and said he would make his stand clear within two days.
18 Mar 2019 2:45 AM
Kajal Nayak will contest from Korei assembly seat for upcoming assembly elections in Odisha.
17 Mar 2019 10:54 AM
Behera alleged that he worked for Congress for long 20 years but he was neglected and humiliated by the party.
17 Mar 2019 4:03 AM
Senior BJP leader Biswa Bhusan Harichandan informed that the committee has decided to incorporate this promise in its manifesto.
17 Mar 2019 3:58 AM
The total number of women MLAs in the 147-member Odisha Assembly is 12.
16 Mar 2019 1:51 PM
Apart from eyeing a victory in Assembly elections, BJP is looking to improve its LS tally from the lone seat it won out of 21 in 2014 2014.
16 Mar 2019 7:15 AM
Patnaik said candidates had already been shortlisted for 15 Lok Sabha and 105 Assembly seats and the names would be declared soon.
14 Mar 2019 7:24 AM
BJD will field candidates in the all 147 Assembly seats and 21 Lok Sabha constituencies in Odisha.
11 Mar 2019 3:35 PM
Odisha has 21 Lok Sabha seats. The BJD had won 20 seats in the 2014 Lok Sabha polls while one seat – Sundargarh – went to Bharatiya Janata Party.
11 Mar 2019 6:21 AM