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Rivals call BJP’s Odisha growth ‘one-time benefit of Congress votes’

The BJD’s share in both Lok Sabha and Assembly was largely intact — between 42 and 44 per cent.

BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra loses a close fight in Puri

With eight Lok Sabha seats in its kitty, the BJP has improved its performance from the 2014 polls, when it had won a single seat.


Odisha Lok Sabha Election Results 2019: BJP closes in with 8 seats, BJD secures 13

Odisha Lok Sabha Election Results 2019: In Odisha, the BJP has secured 8 of the 21 seats while Biju Janata Dal has got 13. In 2014, the BJD had won 20 seats and BJP took one.

Odisha election results 2019: BJD holds onto power as BJP knocks at its door

Significantly, the Lok Sabha election results 2019 returned a seat tally of 12 for the BJD and 9 for the BJP, eight more than the 2014 general election. This is encouraging news for the BJP as it has pushed aggressively in the state to increase its footprint.

Explained: Why Congress stares at near collapse in Odisha

In the Lok Sabha election, the BJD was leading in 14 seats, and despite a surge in the BJP's seats from 1 in 2014 to 6 this time, it could claim to have retained the state at the parliamentary level as well.

BSE Odisha 10th Result 2019 declared: When and where to check Madhyma result

BSE Odisha Board 10th Result 2019: Students can check their results on the websites, bseodisha.nic.in and orissaresults.nic.in. The results will be declared at 9 am, and will be available at websites at 11 am


BSE Odisha Class 10th results 2019 date confirmed, check time here

BSE Odisha Class 10th results 2019 date and time: The results of SSC, Class 10 examination will be available at the websites- bseodisha.nic.in, orissaresults.nic.in

BSE Odisha Board 10th results 2019 to be announced tomorrow

BSE Odisha Board 10th Result 2019: Students can check their results on the websites, bseodisha.nic.in and orissaresults.nic.in. The results will be declared tomorrow at 11 am

Cyclone Fani aftermath: Eight days on, Odisha grapples with power outage, protests break out in several areas

It has been eight days since the cyclone Fani left a trail of destruction in the state and only half of the over 4.5 lakh electricity consumers in Bhubaneswar have managed to get back power supply at a time when Odisha is reeling under an intense heat wave.

Pune: Warmer days ahead, says IMD as day temperature touches 40-degree mark

Vidarbha, meanwhile, continued to experience heatwave conditions, with Brahmapuri recording 45.6 degrees Celsius - the hottest city in Maharashtra.

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Aftermath of Cyclone Fani: Odisha struggles to restore basic amenities

CM Naveen Patnaik tweeted on Sunday that all families in Puri and in those parts of Khurda, which had been “extremely severely affected”, will get 50 kg of rice, Rs 2,000 in cash and polythene sheets, if covered under the Food Security Act (FSA).


Cyclone Titli claims 16 lives in Odisha, 8 in Andhra Pradesh

As Cyclone Titli made landfall near the Andhra Pradesh-Odisha border last week, at least sixteen people were killed in Odisha and eight people in Andhra Pradesh till now.

BSE Odisha Results 2016 declared: Check HSC results on orissaresults.nic.in & bseodisha.nic.in

www.bseodisha.nic.in now has the Board of Secondary Education, Odisha results of the annual High School Certificate (HSC) examinations.

Today in pics: February 12, 2014

Narendra Modi is interacting with people from several cities across the country as part of his ‘Chai pe Charcha’ programme.

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What tiger census tells us about the population in India: News in Numbers

The killing of T1 or Avni, the tiger, in Maharashtra has led to much controversy. It’s worth looking at what the numbers in the tiger census tell us.

Sudarsan Pattnaik draws sand sculpture to welcome General Budget

Puri (Odisha), Feb 29 (ANI): Renowned artist Sudarsan Pattnaik drew a sand sculpture at the Puri beach of Odisha on the eve of General Budget 2016-17. Patnaik drew a similar sand art earlier to welcome the Rail Budget. The Padma Shri awardee artist, who has won many international and national awards, always tries to give a social message through his sand art.


Five militants of banned organisation held in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar, Feb 18 (ANI): The police on Wednesday night arrested five militants, belonging to banned Students Islamic Movement, in Odisha. Acting on an intelligence input, a police team carried out raids in Rourkela district and apprehended the ultras after a brief gun battle. The arrested ultras had escaped from a jail in Khandwa district of of Madhya Pradesh in 2013. Director General of Odisha police Kanwar Brajesh Singh said they were involved in blasts, killing of two policemen and bank robbery. Police will produce them before a court to seek remand for further interrogation.

Four terror suspects escape from hotel in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar, Jan 26 (ANI): As many as four terror suspects fled from a hotel in Odisha's Bhubaneswar city on Tuesday. Shiv Narayan Mahapatra, Hotel Manager of Arya Mahal, said that they fled after they were asked to provide their identity proofs. The incident was reported from Hotel Arya Mahal in Bhubaneswar and a search operation is on to nab the suspects.

Scores of dead turtles wash ashore in Odisha

Puri, Jan 21 (ANI): Over 150 Olive Ridley sea turtles and a few dolphins washed ashore dead in Odisha. Vultures gathered around turtles and dolphins carcasses on a beach near Pantha Niwas in Puri. Haunted by the sight, renowned sand artist Sudarshan Patnaik made sand sculptures of the turtles, along with a message reading ‘Give us Space to Live’. Pattnaik said the government should look into the matter and find out why turtles, dolphins and whales are dying so frequently in large numbers. The turtles died due to number of reasons, including entangling in the net of trawlers and garbage that pollutes the sea water.


Nabrangpur District Zero: Independence Day Special

Nabarangpur: Tracking change and challenge in India’s poorest district. SEE FULL SERIES HERE: https://indianexpress.com/topic/district-zero/

Nabrangpur District Zero: Express Special Part II

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