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BJD leads in Kandhamal Lok Sabha By-Poll

Kandhamal, Oct 19: The ruling BJD in Odisha is leading in the Lok Sabha by-election in Kandhamal. BJD candidate Pratyusha Rajeswari is ahead of BJP's Rudra Madhav Ray and Congress' Abhimanyu Behera securing over 80,000 votes.

The Kandhamal seat was lying vacant after the death of BJD MP Hemendra Chandra Singh. His wife is the candidate from BJD. The poll was held on Oct 15. The constituency covers seven assembly seats spread over four districts: Kandhamal, Boudh, Nayagarh and Ganjam.

Villager trampled to death in Sambalpur

Sambalpur : In another incident of man-animal conflict, a villager was trampled to death by an elephant at Padiabahal in Sambalpur district early...

Phulnakhara-Niali road blocked by Sarpanch, supporters

Bhubaneswar: The traffic on Phulnakhara- Niali state highway was disrupted as local Sarpanch and his supporters blocked the road at Kuranga Sasana dem...

Odisha Reels Under Intense Heat Wave As Monsoon Remains Stagnant

Bhubaneswar: Intense heat wave condition in the past 48 hours has thrown life out of gear across Odisha with mercury breaching the 40 degree Celsius m...

Chilika Boat Capsize: All 6 Missing Bodies Fished Out; CM Announces Rs 4L Ex-Gratia

Khurda/Ganjam: The toll in the boat capsize incident in Chilika Lake which took place Saturday evening has risen to six with recovery of the bodies of...