Naveen Patnaik sworn in as Odisha CM for fourth time

BJD president Naveen Patnaik was sworn-in as Odisha chief minister for the fourth straight term here on Wednesday. Twenty one ministers including 11 cabinet ministers also took oath with him.

Odisha flaunts BJD wave, Naveen Patnaik storms into power for 4th term

Biju Janata Dal (BJD) tonight stormed back to power for a record fourth consecutive term in Odisha by crossing the magic figure of 74 seats in the 147-member assembly and achieving absolute majority.

Odisha Assembly Elections: Will BJD’s Naveen Patnaik get a fourth term?

Odisha concluded its Assembly polls along with General Elections, and political pundits are predicting that the Naveen Patnaik’s Biju Janata Dal (BJD) will get a comfortable win for a fourth term in office.

BJP will arrange support, form government in Odisha: KV Singhdeo

BJP claimed that it would win 45 to 55 seats in the 147-member Odisha Assembly and would arrange support from other parties in order to form government in Odisha after announcement of results on May 16.

BJP performance will surprise BJD, Congress: KV Singhdeo

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

Cong candidate alleges rigging of votes in Chikiti Assembly Seat

The Congress candidate in Ganjam district`s Chikiti assembly segment Manoranjan Dyansamantara today alleged that the ruling BJD supporters indulged in rigging of votes in at least 16 places under Chikiti block during the first phase of election held on April 10.

Odisha Assembly Elections: Naveen Patnaik’s BJD set for fourth term?

Odisha is holding Assembly polls along with General Elections, and political pundits are predicting the Naveen Patnaik’s Biju Janata Dal will get a comfortable win for a fourth term in office.

CPI releases first list of LS, Assembly candidates in Odisha

CPI on Thursday retained sitting MP from Jagatsinghpur Lok Sabha constituency Bibhuprasad Tarai while releasing the first list of candidates for four Lok Sabha and 18 Assembly seats in Odisha.