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Campaigning ends in Odisha for Lok Sabha, Assembly seats

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 19:41

Campaigning ended on Tuesday in 11 Lok Sabha and 77 Assembly seats in Odisha for the second and last phase polling for the elections on April 17.

Bengali settlers hold the key in Mahakalpada

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 13:46

Over 30,000 Bengali settlers at Mahakalpada Assembly constituency in Odisha could well become the determining factor for the ruling BJD in winning the seat this time.

Maoists attack BSF camp in Odisha, none injured

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 13:37

Maoists attacked a BSF camp and triggered an explosion at Bhejangiwada in Malkangiri district, police said.

City of Jagannath sees two `Delhi-wallahs` in race for LS seat

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 12:10

Two Delhi-based candidates are among those vying to enter the Lok Sabha from this seat on country`s eastern shores, famous for being the city of Lord Jagannath and a major destination for pilgrimage.

National parties to lose ground, BJD to form govt in Odisha: Naveen Patnaik

Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 22:23

Asserting that national parties will lose ground in Odisha, BJD supremo Naveen Patnaik on Monday claimed both BJP and Congress might face a debacle in the state after the 2014 elections.

Two maoists killed in separate encounters in Odisha

Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 21:05

Two maoist ultras, including a woman, were killed during separate encounters in Odisha`s Nuapada and Koraput districts, police said on Monday.

Maoist shot dead in encounter in Odisha

Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 16:02

A hardcore Maoist carrying a reward of Rs one lakh on his head was shot dead in an encounter with security forces in Odisha`s Koraput district, police said Monday.

BJD govt neck-deep in corruption : TMC

Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 15:09

Accusing BJD government in Odisha of being `neck-deep in corruption`, Trinamool Congress leader Soumen Mahapatra Monday said besides mining and other scams, the state suffered from misrule in the last 14 years as all promises on development turned out to be hollow.

Maoist killed in Odisha gun battle

Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 12:48

A Maoist carrying a reward of Rs 1 lakh on his head was killed in a fierce gun battle with police in Odisha`s Koraput district, an official said Monday.

Odisha govt working only for industries, not for commoners: Rahul

Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 14:16

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Monday made a scathing attack on the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) party in Odisha by saying that it was only benefiting a few industries and sacrificing the interests of the common people.