Unhappy BJD leaders pose headache for party
Bhubaneswar, March 20 : Managing disgruntled leaders appears to be a big headache for Odisha's ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) as several leaders have quit the party while others have expressed their displeasure after being denied party ticket.
Odisha govt to provide 25,000 wheelchairs at polling booths
Bhubaneswar, Mar 19 : In a bid to ensure seamless polling for specially-abled voters, the state government plans to introduce a slew of measures, including the provision of around 25,000 wheelchairs at polling booths, Odisha's Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Surendra Kumar said on Monday. Full Story
Sitting BJD MP from Odisha joins BJP
New Delhi, March 16 : In a setback to the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, the party's sitting MP Balabhadra Majhi from Odisha's Nabarangpur district joined the BJP on Saturday.