Odisha votes for its final phase of LS, Assembly polls on Thursday

About 16 million voters will decide the political fate of candidates for the 11 Lok Sabha and 747 aspirants for the 77 Assembly seats in the final phase of polling on Thursday in Odisha, with the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) hoping to romp home for the fourth straight term.

EC shifts three DMs, one DIG in Odisha

The Election Commission has shifted three district magistrates and a DIG rank police officer from their places of posting after they were accused of failing to maintain neutrality in their functioning.