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One dead in Odisha post-poll violence

One dead in Odisha post-poll violence

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 15:13

Prohibitory orders were clamped in Odisha`s Kendrapada district after a Biju Janata Dal supporter was killed and several injured as post-poll violence rocked the region, an official said.

Disabled voters` turnout better than able voters

Disabled voters` turnout better than able voters

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 00:41

Cuttack district, which was chosen this time as a pilot district to encourage disabled voters to vote in large numbers, accomplished its mission.

BJD claims 17 LS and 105 Assembly seats in Odisha,oppn rejects

BJD claims 17 LS and 105 Assembly seats in Odisha,oppn rejects

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 21:56

The ruling BJD on Friday claimed to secure at least 105 seats in the 147-member Odisha Assembly and 17 of the total 21 Lok Sabha seats in the state.

74% voter turn-out in 2014 in 2-phase elections in Odisha

74% voter turn-out in 2014 in 2-phase elections in Odisha

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 16:08

Total voter turn-out in the two-phased simultaneous Lok Sabha and Assembly elections in Odisha was 74 percent against 65.3 percent polling in last general elections in 2009.

Women voters outnumber men in some Odisha districts

Women voters outnumber men in some Odisha districts

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 13:11

Women voters outnumbered their male counterparts in tribal dominated Kandhamal and Gajapati districts which went to the polls on April 10.

Congress corporator held for money distribution on poll day

Congress corporator held for money distribution on poll day

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 01:17

A Congress corporator of Cuttack city Giribala Behera was arrested on the charge of distributing money to slum dwellers here for making them vote in favour of the party on Thursday, the police said.

None turn up to vote in 8 booths in Maoist-hit Malkangiri

None turn up to vote in 8 booths in Maoist-hit Malkangiri

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 23:19

Though there was peaceful repolling in 15 booths in Maoist-hit Chitrakonda Assembly seat in Odisha`s Malkangiri district on Thursday, no votes were cast in eight polling stations mostly due to fear.

BJP performance will surprise BJD, Congress: KV Singhdeo

BJP performance will surprise BJD, Congress: KV Singhdeo

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 23:12

The BJP on Thursday claimed the outcome of Odisha poll results will surprise both the ruling BJD and the opposition Congress.

11 acquitted in Kandhamal riot case

11 acquitted in Kandhamal riot case

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 17:42

Kandhamal riots — A local court here acquitted 11 persons due to lack of evidence in a case related to communal riots in Odisha`s Kandhamal district.

Congress agent arrested for damaging EVM in Kendrapara

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 11:49

An election agent of opposition Congress party was arrested on charge of damaging EVM in booth-193 of Mulasahi village under Aul Assembly segment in Kendrapara district.