Decisive factor: Caste vote

Nuapada: The Khariar Assembly constituency (No. 72) is one of the two prominent seats in Nuapada district. This comprises 68 panchayats of Khariar, Boden and Sinapali blocks including 15 wards of the Khariar Notified Area Council. A look at the geographical area of Khariar constituency reveals...

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Ticket aspirants keep fingers crossed

Belpahar: With elections to the Bargarh Parliamentary seat and the Jharsuguda and the Brajarajnagar Assembly seats scheduled for April 18 in the second phase, ticket aspirants of all the parties have been carrying out their political activities. However, no parties have come out with their...

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Guessing game in full swing

Dhamnagar: The 46th Assembly constituency of the state -- Dhamnagar in Bhadrak district -- consists of Dhamnagar block, the NAC and 12 panchayats of Tihidi block. This reserved seat has 1, 88, 975 voters, including 76,756 women. Significantly, 5,303 new voters have been added.  ...

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Odia girl gangraped, video goes viral

Balasore:  In a shocking incident, an Odia girl from Raibania area under Sadar police limits in Balasore district was reportedly kidnapped and gang-raped by a group of youths from West Bengal. The matter came to light after the youths uploaded the video of the incident...

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5 of family critical in lightning strike

Dhenkanal: At least five members of a family including three minors rendered critical injuries after they were struck by lightning at Baghamunda village of Parajang Kuturia panchayat in Dhenkanal district, Friday. The victims have been identified as Chiru Kerei (45), Surati Kerei (30), Gauranga Kerei...

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