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BMC Elections to be held on January 8

Putting all speculations into rest, the State Election Commission has announced the poll date for Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC), which will be held on January 8. After sweeping the ULB polls across the state, the BJD is confident…

Voters get ‘Right to Reject’ Candidates

In a landmark judgement, the Supreme Court has empowered the voters with a strong weapon, which will allow them 'right to reject' all candidates in the elections. The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) was quick to welcome, but the Congress and Left…

Politicians can’t fight Polls from Jail

A day after the Supreme Court cracked the whip on the convicted MLAs and MPs, making them ineligible to hold the office once convicted, the apex court came up with another blow to the politicians by upholding the Patna High Court order,…