Panchayat Elections
India  /  Published 27.03.22

BJD sweeps Odisha urban body polls

As per the state election commission’s report, BJD is leading in 1,286 wards out of 1,899 wards in 105 urban bodies of the state by a comfortable margin...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 02.03.22

BJD breaks panchayat poll record

The ruling Biju Janata Dal won 766 of the 852 zilla parishad seats in the state, an increase of 290 seats compared with the 2017 elections...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 23.02.22

Violence in Odisha rural poll fourth leg

The SEC has made it clear that it would inquire into all cases of booth capturing, rigging and would order for a repoll wherever required...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

Opinion  /  Published 20.02.22

Yedy's silence on hijab row

DELHI DIARIES: Nitish's Bihar using drones to enforce prohibition, will use satellites if needed ...
By Delhi Diaries

India  /  Published 17.02.22

Panchayat polls kick off in Odisha

The rural polls are being seen as a litmus test for all the top parties which will be facing the next general elections in two years’ time...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar


India  /  Published 15.02.22

BJD MLA barred from campaigning

After getting a complaint from people, Jajpur district collector enquired into the matter and submitted a report to the SEC...
By Our Correspondent in Bhubaneswar

Opinion  /  Published 11.02.22

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

Readers write in from Calcutta, Siliguri, Bangalore, Porvorim, Hooghly, Mumbai, Darjeeling...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 09.02.22

Gone fishing: live symbols

Odisha panchayat poll campaign shows the way ...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 08.02.22

Curbs eased for Odisha panchayat elections

In an order passed on Monday, the SEC said that door-to-door campaign would be allowed with 20 persons, including the candidate...
By Our Correspondent in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 26.12.21

Odisha: Jail for false data in polls

To ensure that candidates contesting rural polls furnish correct information, state has amended existing Odisha Panchayat Laws...
By Our Special Correspondent in Bhubaneswar


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