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.
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
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
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..
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 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
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
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