Section: Odisha

4th phase counting nears completion, BJD-BJP neck and neck

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With the counting of votes for the 4th phase polling closing to completion, first sets of winning candidates list has arrived. In a difference to the previous phases, it seems BJP is gradually reducing the seat gap with BJD by winning more seats in this phase.

People detain polling party as miscreants loot ballot boxes

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In an unfortunate incident during 4th phase polling of the ongoing panchayat election in the state, people detained poll officials in Jashipur Panchayat in Bhadrak district today.

Malkangiri villages vote after two decades

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In a significant development in the Maoist infested Malkangiri district today, people of two villages casted their votes in panchayat election after around a gap of 20 years. While the Maoist fear lingers large in the district, the polling was held amid tight security.

Average 76% polling during 4th phase : SEC

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The 4th phase polling of the ongoing panchayat poll in the state has recorded a higher percentage of voting as compared to the last three phases. While an average 76% voting was recorded in the state today, Subarnapur district topped the list with 87% with lowest 65% voter turnout in Ganjam.

Villagers attack police station, torch jeep and bike over child death

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In a shocking incident people attacked Melchhamunda police station in Bargarh district over police’s negligence in searching a missing child, whose dead body was found from a crop field of a nearby village on Saturday night.

Ballot box snatching attempt in Nayagarh

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Poll violence continued unabated in the state even during the 4th phase polling in th state today. Adding to the list, Gumi Panchayat of Nayagarh district witnessed clash between two groups and ballot box loot attempt following the completion of the vote counting.

Supporters of defeated candidate resort to stone pelting

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In yet another shocking poll-related incident following the winning of a murder accused in the panchayat poll in Dheankanal, violence erupted in Sadar Block after the counting process is over.

Tarabha murder accused wins in Panchayat poll

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In an important development in the backdrop of the ongoing panchayat poll in the state, the main accused of Salman Rout murder case of Tarabha, Hrudanand Biswal has won the Panchayat Samiti Member seat he was fighting from, today.

4th phase counting on, BJP nearing BJD in lead tally

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With the 4th phase voting for the ongoing panchayat poll in the state is already over and the counting process underway, early results have started coming. Keeping pace with the trend seen in the earlier phases of poll, Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) has given a strong fight to Biju Janta Dal (BJD) in this phase also.

‘Had CM taken part in poll campaign actively, BJD would have fared better’

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Senior BJD leader and Agriculture Minister Pradeep Maharathy on Sunday expressed deep anguish over the poor performance of the party and said had Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik actively taken part in the poll campaign, BJD would have fared better.