Odisha

State in Eastern India

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Odisha is one of the 29 states of India. Located in eastern India, it is surrounded by the states of West Bengal to the north-east, Jharkhand to the north, Chhattisgarh to the west and north-west, and Andhra Pradesh to the south. Odisha has 485 kilometres (301 mi) of coastline along the Bay of Bengal on its east, from Balasore to Ganjam. It is the 9th largest state by area, and the 11th largest by population. It is also the 3rd most populous state of India in terms of tribal population. Odia is the official and most widely spoken language, spoken by 36.6 million according to the 2016 Census.

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Mishra, who served as Odisha DGP from 2012 to 2014, joined the saffron party in the presence of senior leaders, including Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra..
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Dissidents unhappy with ticket distribution.
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Releasing a fresh list of candidates Friday for five parliamentary seats and 22 Assembly segments inOdisha, the BJP announced that its state unit president..
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Anti-incumbency and BJP stand in the way of BJD's bid to retain power in Odisha; party faces heat for the first time since 2000
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Puri-Hatia Tapaswini Express caught fire at the Railway Station, four coaches gutted in the fire.
Credit: DNA - Published 3 days ago

The attack happened after a number of people expressed negative remarks about the local MLA.
Credit: DNA - Published 3 days ago

The BJP, which has set a 120-plus mission for Odisha, has fielded many new entrants who joined the BJP after resigning either from the ruling BJD.
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The BJP on Wednesday released its list of 40 "star campaigners" for Odisha which is scheduled to go to polls in four phases on April 11, 18, 23 and 29.
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A BJD MP and an MLA have resigned from the ruling party in Odisha after being denied party tickets for the upcoming simultaneous polls in the state taking the..
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The first list of 42 candidates for Odisha was released by the AICC on Monday night - 36 for the Assembly and six for Lok Sabha seats.
Credit: DNA - Published 6 days ago

The Congress has released its fifth list of 56 candidates for the Lok Sabha election, including 22 from Andhra Pradesh and 11 from West Bengal. The list,..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 6 days ago

The list also included eight candidates from Telangana, six from Odisha and five from Assam, besides three remaining seats from Uttar Pradesh
Credit: DNA - Published 1 week ago

The incident took place when residents of Rengopali and nearby villages were staging a demonstration near the refinery at Lanjigarh demanding jobs and other..
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At least one person died in clashes between police and protesters outside Vedanta Ltd's aluminum plant in the eastern state of Odisha, the company said on..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

The BJD supremo announced candidates for nine Parliamentary Constituencies and 54 Assembly Constituencies for upcoming elections in the state.
Credit: DNA - Published 1 week ago

The BJD supremo announced candidates for nine Parliamentary Constituencies and 54 Assembly Constituencies for upcoming elections in the state.
Credit: DNA - Published 1 week ago

Salipur MLA Prakash Chandra Behera, who resigned from the Congress on Saturday, joined the BJP on Sunday.
Credit: DNA - Published 1 week ago

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