Massive victory for BJD in Odisha bypoll

Bhubaneswar :  Biju Janata Dal (BJD) candidate Rita Sahu registered a thumping victory in the Bijepur assembly bypoll in Odisha by defeating BJP’s Ashok Panigrahi by a margin of 41,933 votes on Wednesday. While Sahu secured 102,871 votes, Bharatiya Janata Party’s Panigrahi got 60,938 votes. Congress candidate Pranaya Sahu was a distant third with 10,274, […]

7 killed, 8 injured in Odisha road accident

Bhubaneswar : Seven labourers were killed and eight injured when a tipper carrying them met with an accident at Luhajhar Ghat in Odisha’s Gajapati district on Tuesday, police said. The truck loaded with bricks was on its way to Paralakhemundi from Gumma block along with the labourers when its driver lost control while negotiating a […]

Odisha CM’s Private Secretary’s residence vandalised, Patnaik condemns BJP

Bhubaneswar : A group of BJP workers on Saturday barged into Odisha Chief Minister’s Private Secretary V.K. Pandian’s official residence here and indulged in vandalism, which was dubbed “absolutely shocking” by Naveen Patnaik. “It’s an absolutely shocking incident. Particularly as some members of a national party have agreed that they took part in the incident. […]