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Panchayat Poll: SEC Asks Congress to Withdraw its Manifesto

Panchayat Poll: SEC Asks Congress to Withdraw its ManifestoBhubaneswar: The Congress party today received a big blow as the State Election Commission (SEC) in order to take up the Congress Manifesto issue to a logical conclusion, asked the…

Panchayat Poll: SEC Reserves its Verdict on the Congress Manifesto Issue

Panchayat Poll: SEC Reserves its Verdict on the Congress Manifesto IssueBhubaneswar: The State Election Commission today reserved its verdict on the Congress manifesto issue. The SEC had issued notices to both BJD and Congress for a hearing today to make…

Panchayat Poll: BJD Points Fingers at Congress MLA for the Murder of BJD Leader

Panchayat Poll: BJD Points Fingers at Congress MLA for the Murder of BJD LeaderBerhampur: Ruling Biju Janata Dal on Monday alleged the involvement of Congress MLA Ramesh Jena in the murder of party leader Congress Nayak on Sunday. Dhoba Nayak, brother of the…

Panchayat Poll: SEC Hearing on Congress Manifesto Issue to be Held Tomorrow

Panchayat Poll: SEC Hearing on Congress Manifesto Issue to be Held TomorrowBhubaneswar: The State Election Commission (SEC) in order to take up the Congress Manifesto issue to a logical conclusion, has issued notices to both BJD and Congress for a hearing…

Panchayat Poll: Miscreants Kill BJD Leader in Ganjam

Panchayat Poll: Miscreants Kill BJD Leader in GanjamBerhampur: A BJD leader, Congress Nayak, who happened to be the block representative of Aska MP Nityanand Pradhan, was killed by miscreants near his house at Haripur under Dharakote block…

Panchayat Poll: District Administration Gears up for Peaceful Poll in Jagatsinghpur

Panchayat Poll: District Administration Gears up for Peaceful Poll in JagatsinghpurJagatsinghpur: With the D-Day approaching for the panchayat poll, elaborate arrangements have been made at Jagatsinghpur to ensure incident free election. As many as 103 candidates from several political parties…

Panchayat Poll: No Violation of Code over Party Manifesto Replies Congress to SEC

Panchayat Poll: No Violation of Code over Party Manifesto Replies Congress to SECBhubaneswar: Replying to the show cause notice of the State Election Commission (SEC), the PCC on Friday denied violating the Model Code of Conduct for the Panchayat polls. The Congress…

Panchayat Poll: HC Upholds SEC Directive on Party Support

Panchayat Poll: HC Upholds SEC Directive on Party SupportCuttack: The confusion over use of political party affiliations for the ensuing panchayat polls in the State finally came to an end on Friday when the Odisha High Court gave…

Panchayat Poll: PCC Seeks 3 Days to Reply SEC over Party Manifesto

Panchayat Poll: PCC Seeks 3 Days to Reply SEC over Party ManifestoBhubaneswar: The PCC committee on Wednesday has sought three days to reply to the show cause notice issued by the State Election Commission (SEC) over party’s manifesto. The State Election…

Panchayat Poll: HC Stays SEC Directive on Party Support

Cuttack: The High Court on Wednesday stayed the State Election Commission (SEC) directive on banning support of political parties to the sarpanch, panchayat samiti member and ward member candidates for…

Panchayat Poll: SEC Serves Show Cause Notice to PCC Chief over Party Manifesto

Panchayat Poll: SEC Serves Show Cause Notice to PCC Chief over Party ManifestoBhubaneswar: The State Election Commission (SEC) on Tuesday has served a show cause notice to Pradesh Congress Committee Chief Niranjan Patnaik over party’s manifesto. It is noteworthy to mention that,…

Panchayat Poll: Tough Contest Expected in Jagatsinghpur

Panchayat Poll: Tough Contest Expected in JagatsinghpurJagatsinghpur: It seems there will be a tough contest between the Congress and the ruling BJD in the upcoming ZP elections in Jagatsinghpur district . In spite of the fact…

Panchayat Poll: SEC Clears Naveen over Code Violation

Panchayat Poll: SEC Clears Naveen over Code ViolationBhubaneswar: Odisha State Election Commission (SEC) on Monday gave a clean chit and cleared that no violation of Model Code of Conduct was done by BJD President and Odisha Chief…

Panchayat Poll: Man Contests for Panchayat Samiti from Jail

Panchayat Poll: Man Contests for Panchayat Samiti from JailJagatsinghpur: Sk Kalim Ulla, a candidate from Krishnanadapur under Tirtol block is contesting for the Panchayat Samiti member from the jail. Confinement does not deter and affect his prospects or…

Panchayat Poll: Sabar Community Threatens to Abstain

Panchayat Poll: Sabar Community Threatens to AbstainJajpur: In resort to pressurise the State Government to act their demands, about seven lakh members of Sabar community in 10 coastal districts of Odisha have threatened to abstain from…

Panchayat Poll: BJD Urges SEC to Ban Congress Manifesto

Panchayat Poll: BJD Urges SEC to Ban Congress ManifestoBhubaneswar: The ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD)on Sunday has urged the State Election Commission (SEC) to ban the manifesto published by the Congress for the coming Panchayat polls. The manifesto…

Kalinga Nagar Police Seizes 35 Bombs, 2 Arrested

Kalinga Nagar Police Seizes 35 Bombs, 2 ArrestedJajpur: After the seizure of 21 crude bombs from Korei area in Jajpur district on Wednesday, Kalinga Nagar police on Sunday seized 35 crude bombs from Kalinga Nagar steel hub…

Panchayat Poll: Congress Releases Manifesto, Toes Its National Line

Panchayat Poll: Congress Releases Manifesto, Toes Its National LineBhubaneswar: The Congress Party has released its manifesto by reiterating its national position on issues like anti-corruption and land acquisition. The OPCC has asked for greater autonomy to village body…

Panchayat Poll: Congress Releases Manifesto, Toes Its National Line

Panchayat Poll: Congress Releases Manifesto, Toes Its National LineBhubaneswar: The Congress Party has released its manifesto by reiterating its national position on issues like anti-corruption and land acquisition. The OPCC has asked for greater autonomy to village body…

Panchayat Polls: SEC Firm on its Directive on Party Support

Panchayat Polls: SEC Firm on its Directive on Party SupportBhubaneswar: The State Election Commission (SEC) on Wednesday has announced that there will be no reconsideration of the directive on barring candidates for sarpanch, panchayat samiti and ward samiti and…

Panchayat Polls: Power Supply Disrupted to Save CM’s Meeting Venue in Jagatsinghpur

Panchayat Polls: Power Supply Disrupted to Save CM’s Meeting Venue in JagatsinghpurJagatsinghpur: In a ridiculous incident, the power supply to the surrounding villages was disrupted for about six hours during CM visits to Singarpur six km away from here on Wednesday…

Panchayat Polls: CM on Campaign Trail from Today

Panchayat Polls: CM on Campaign Trail from TodayBhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik is all set for campaign to hit the election trail from Today for the forthcoming three-tier panchayat polls. As per sources, he will launch his…

Panchayat Polls: Police Gets Inconspicuous to Act on Stockpile Warrants in Jagatsinghpur

Panchayat Polls: Police Gets Inconspicuous to Act on Stockpile Warrants in JagatsinghpurJagatsinghpur: As many as 2970 warrants are pending in several police stations across the Jagatsinghpur district but police receives inconspicuous implementing warrant drive and nabbing these fugitive accused persons. Report…

Panchayat Polls: New BJD President for Tirtol Block

Panchayat Polls: New BJD President for Tirtol BlockJagatsinghpur: In the view of the ongoing three tier Panchayat polls, BJD has appointed Ashok Kumar Mohanty as the new President for the BJD unit of Tirtol block party sources…

Panchayat Polls: No Additional Central Force Says Centre

Panchayat Polls: No Additional Central Force Says CentreBhubaneswar: Even so having more threat from Maoists, Odisha would not get any additional central force for the panchayat polls in February from Centre. Instead, the state would have to…

Panchayat Poll: BPL Survey Suspended in 7 Districts

Panchayat Poll: BPL Survey Suspended in 7 DistrictsBhubaneswar: The State Government has suspended survey work to identify Below Proverty Line (BPL) families in seven districts like Koraput, Kalahandi, Kandhamal, Rayagada, Gajapati, Bolangir and Malkangiri following the direction…

Panchayat Poll: PM to Give Prescription Talk to State Congress

Panchayat Poll: PM to Give Prescription Talk to State CongressBhubaneswar: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is expected to meet senior Congress leaders in order to give a prescription to the ‘ailing’ State Congress ahead of panchayat polls in Odisha, at…

Panchayat Poll: BJD Regrets for Using Official Vehicles for Party Meet

Panchayat Poll: BJD Regrets for Using Official Vehicles for Party MeetBhubaneswar: The ruling BJD on Thursday regretted to State Election Commission (SEC) after admitting that some of its leaders including ministers had used official vehicles to attend the BJD’s Foundation…

Panchayat Poll: Five-Phase Elections from February 11 in Odisha

Panchayat Poll: Five-Phase Elections from February 11 in OdishaBhubaneswar: The three-tier panchayat elections will be held over five phases from February 11, 2012. The State Election Commission (SEC) on Saturday notified the polls to be held on February…

Panchayat Poll: Government Ready to Hold Elections

Panchayat Poll: Government Ready to Hold ElectionsBhubaneswar: The Odisha Government on Friday conveyed its preparedness for the elections of the Gram Panchyat Ward members, Sarpanch, Samiti members for Panchayat Samitis and Parishad members for Zilla Parishad,…

Panchayat Poll: SEC to Hold All-Party Meet for Panchayat Elections

Panchayat Poll: SEC to Hold All-Party Meet for Panchayat ElectionsBhubaneswar: The State Election Commission(SEC) has summoned an all-party meeting to brief party leaders on steps taken for the ensuing Panchayati Raj elections on December 16. The meeting will be…


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