Panchayat Elections
Jharkhand  /  Published 17.04.22

Call to resist ministers’ visit

The Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) on Saturday received support from both its coalition partners — the Congress and the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) — in urging the state election commission t...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 10.04.22

Jharkhand rural polls in May

Jharkhand will have a four-phase panchayat election in May. State governor Ramesh Bais on Saturday gave approval for the notification of the polls which will see the first phase commencing on May 14,...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 27.03.22

BJD sweeps Odisha urban body polls

In a repeat of its performance in the panchayat elections, the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) has swept the urban body polls in Odisha. As per the state election commission’s report, BJD is leadi...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 02.03.22

BJD breaks panchayat poll record

The ruling BJD scripted a massive victory in the Odisha panchayat election whose results came as a major blow to the BJP, the main Opposition party in the state. The saffron party, which is gearing u...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 23.02.22

Violence in Odisha rural poll fourth leg

Incidents of violence and attempted booth rigging were reported during the fourth phase of polling for the ongoing panchayat elections in Odisha on Tuesday. Even an attempt to tamper with the ballot ...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar


Opinion  /  Published 20.02.22

Yedy's silence on hijab row

Measured silence One Bharatiya Janata Party leader who has been silent on the hijab row is BS Yediyurappa. The former chief minister of Karnataka refused to comment even when reporters approached him...
By Delhi Diaries

India  /  Published 17.02.22

Panchayat polls kick off in Odisha

The five-phase panchayat elections in Odisha commenced on Wednesday with leaders of the three major parties, including the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD), keeping their fingers crossed. The rural polls ...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 15.02.22

BJD MLA barred from campaigning

The Odisha State Election Commission has barred government chief whip and Biju Janata Dal MLA Pramila Mallik from campaigning in the panchayat elections for alleged violation of poll code of conduct. ...
By Our Correspondent in Bhubaneswar

Opinion  /  Published 11.02.22

Letters to the Editor: Getting in shape should be a safe pursuit sans bullying

Equal access Sir — Getting in shape should not lead to added anxiety. Most people who are overweight find it difficult to exercise in public, fearing that they would be ridiculed. Be it the gym...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 09.02.22

Gone fishing: live symbols

There is nothing fishy about it. Ahead of the upcoming panchayat elections in Odisha, given the Covid-19 restrictions on large rallies, candidates are using campaigning strategies that are so simple a...
By The Editorial Board


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