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Odisha: State in Eastern India
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. The state also has the third largest population of Scheduled Tribes in India. Odia is the official and most widely spoken language, spoken by 36.6 million according to the 2016 Census.

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Jaganmohan Reddy takes Andhra Pradesh by storm, Naveen Patnaik’s gets record 5th term

BJD beats anti-incumbency in Odisha to lead in 98 and win 14 out of 146 seats, though BJP makes big gains in assembly (leading in 22 seats) and Lok Sabha elections. Naveen Patnaik , becomes the third..
IndiaTimes - Published

Odisha: Naveen Patnaik expresses 'deep gratitude' to voters after BJD's spectular victory

With the official trends indicating a spectacular victory by the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) in both the assembly and Lok Sabha elections, party supremo and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday..
DNA - Published

Videos for Odisha

7 Killed By Tropical Cyclone Fani In India [Video]7 Killed By Tropical Cyclone Fani In India

CNN reports Tropical Cyclone Fani killed seven people in India when it made landfall on Friday. The strongest tropical cyclone to hit India in 20 years landed near the city of Puri, in Odisha state, as..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:37Published

Tropical Cyclone Fani Has Claimed 2 Lives In India And Continues To Devastate The Region [Video]Tropical Cyclone Fani Has Claimed 2 Lives In India And Continues To Devastate The Region

The strongest tropical cyclone to hit India in 20 years made landfall Friday. Tropical cyclone Fani claimed the lives of two people and has lashed the country's east coast with ferocious winds and..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:40Published

Cyclone Fani: Nearly 800,000 evacuated in India before storm [Video]Cyclone Fani: Nearly 800,000 evacuated in India before storm

Shelters set up in Odisha to accommodate more than a million people as tropical storm threatens country's east coast.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 01:20Published

Cyclone churns towards Indian northeast coast [Video]Cyclone churns towards Indian northeast coast

India has evacuated more than 200,000 people along its northeast coastline by boat, bus and train ahead of a severe cyclone due to make landfall on Friday, with many villagers piling household..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:04Published

 

Puri Lok Sabha election results 2019 Odisha: BJP's Sambit Patra trails behind BJD's Pinaki Mishra in close battle

Who is winning Puri?
DNA - Published

Sambalpur Lok Sabha election results 2019 Odisha: BJP's Nitin Gangadev leading against BJD's Nalini Pradhan

Who is winning battle for Sambalpur
DNA - Published

Kalahandi Lok Sabha election results 2019 Odisha: BJP's Basanta Kumar Panda leading BJD's against Pushpendra Singh Deo

Who will win Kalahandi
DNA - Published

Kandhamal Lok Sabha election results 2019 Odisha: BJD's Achyuta Samanta set for massive win

Who will win in Kandhamal.
DNA - Published

Kendrapara Lok Sabha election results 2019 Odisha: BJP's Baijayant Jay Panda facing heavy defeat

Who will win Kendrapara?
DNA - Published

Nabarangpur Lok Sabha election results 2019 Odisha: BJD's Ramesh Maji comfortably ahead

Who is winning Nabarangpur?
DNA - Published

Mayurbhanj Lok Sabha election results 2019 Odisha: BJP's Bisheswar Tudu ahead of BJD's Debashis Marndi

Who will win Mayurbhanj
DNA - Published

Koraput Lok Sabha election results 2019 Odisha: BJD's Kaushalya Hikaka ahead of Cong's Saptagiri Ulaka

Who will win Koraput?
DNA - Published

Sundargarh Lok Sabha election results 2019 Odisha: BJP's Jual Oram gets massive lead over BJD's Sunita Biswal

Who will win ?
DNA - Published

Cuttack Lok Sabha poll results 2019 Odisha: BJD's Bhartruhari Mahtab leading against BJP's Prakash Misra

Who is winning Cuttack?
DNA - Published

Modi congratulates Patnaik for BJD victory in Odisha


IndiaTimes - Published

Odisha trends: BJD ahead in 12 seats, BJP in nine

The Biju Janata Dal (BJD) candidates were leading in 12 Lok Sabha seats in Odisha while the BJP was ahead in nine constituencies as per initial trends, officials said Thursday.
DNA - Published

BJP hopes to perform well in Kerala next time

The BJP was on its way to a landslide victory on Thursday with leads in 292 seats, showing major gains in Odisha and West Bengal but a nought in Kerala, prompting leaders to say they will redouble..
IndiaTimes - Published

Counting begins for Lok Sabha, Assembly seats in Odisha


IndiaTimes - Published

Lok Sabha election 2019 results: Highlights

Counting of votes in the 542 Lok Sabha seats along with state assemblies of Odisha, Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh and Sikkim is currently underway in various parts of the country. The counting will..
IndiaTimes - Published

On eve of result, BJP and opposition spar over EVMs

The counting of votes for 542 LS seats, assemblies of Odisha, Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh and Sikkim, and some assembly byelections in Tamil Nadu and Goa will start on Thursday morning. The EC..
IndiaTimes - Published

Odisha assembly election results 2019: Counting to be held at 63 centres in Odisha

The counting of votes will start from 8 am on Thursday and will be conducted in around 2,500 tables, Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) S Kumar said on Tuesday
DNA - Published

Odisha govt addresses mental health condition of people post Fani

People have been badly affected by the destruction of their property, loss of livestock and casualties in the aftermath of the cyclone.
DNA - Published

WB and Odisha, the focus of PM’s poll campaign, help BJP add to its tally

The 2019 LS polls saw PM Narendra Modi spearhead one of the most hectic election campaigns in the recent past which spanned the length and breadth of the country. The 3 states — Odisha, West Bengal..
IndiaTimes - Published

Exit polls predict big BJP win in Odisha


IndiaTimes - Published

Odisha government says adequate steps taken to avoid outbreak of any epidemic


IndiaTimes - Published

India showcases Kerala, Odisha's work on disaster mitigation at UN platform


IndiaTimes - Published

Maoists torch vehicles, machines used in road construction work in Odisha

Maoists torched at least five vehicles and some machines used in road construction work at Panimunda village in Kalahandi district, police said on Wednesday.
DNA - Published

Naveen Patnaik proposes UN to set up a centre for disaster mitigation in Odisha


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