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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. It is also the 3rd most populous state of India in terms of tribal population. Odia is the official and most widely spoken language, spoken by 36.6 million according to the 2016 Census.

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Odisha: Fire breaks out in Puri-Hatia Tapaswini Express at station during cleaning process

Puri-Hatia Tapaswini Express caught fire at the Railway Station, four coaches gutted in the fire.
DNA - Published

BJD workers allegedly attack Zee Media reporter in Odisha, 1 arrested

The attack happened after a number of people expressed negative remarks about the local MLA.
DNA - Published

BJP announces candidates for 99 Assembly seats in Odisha

The BJP, which has set a 120-plus mission for Odisha, has fielded many new entrants who joined the BJP after resigning either from the ruling BJD.
DNA - Published

PM Modi, Amit Shah, Hema Malini, regional cine stars to campaign for BJP in Odisha

The BJP on Wednesday released its list of 40 "star campaigners" for Odisha which is scheduled to go to polls in four phases on April 11, 18, 23 and 29.
DNA - Published

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Yet another MP and MLA resign from BJD

A BJD MP and an MLA have resigned from the ruling party in Odisha after being denied party tickets for the upcoming simultaneous polls in the state taking the number of departees to six so far - three..
DNA - Published

Elections 2019: Congress fields 4 new faces for Lok Sabha, 23 for Assembly polls in Odisha

The first list of 42 candidates for Odisha was released by the AICC on Monday night - 36 for the Assembly and six for Lok Sabha seats.
DNA - Published

Lok Sabha polls: Congress releases 5th list of candidates

The Congress has released its fifth list of 56 candidates for the Lok Sabha election, including 22 from Andhra Pradesh and 11 from West Bengal. The list, released late on Monday night, also included..
IndiaTimes - Published Also reported by •DNA

Odisha: OISF staff burnt to death, one protester killed in clashes near alumina plant

The incident took place when residents of Rengopali and nearby villages were staging a demonstration near the refinery at Lanjigarh demanding jobs and other facilities, Kalahandi Superintendent of..
DNA - Published

One person dies as police clash with protesters at Indian aluminum plant

At least one person died in clashes between police and protesters outside Vedanta Ltd's aluminum plant in the eastern state of Odisha, the company said on Monday.
Reuters - Published

BJD announces list for LS and Assembly, Odisha CM Patnaik to contest from two seats

The BJD supremo announced candidates for nine Parliamentary Constituencies and 54 Assembly Constituencies for upcoming elections in the state.
DNA - Published

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik to contest from Hinjili and Bijepur assembly seats

The BJD supremo announced candidates for nine Parliamentary Constituencies and 54 Assembly Constituencies for upcoming elections in the state.
DNA - Published

Day after quitting Congress, Odisha MLA Prakash Chandra Behera joins BJP

Salipur MLA Prakash Chandra Behera, who resigned from the Congress on Saturday, joined the BJP on Sunday.
DNA - Published

If voted to power Congress will fill all government posts lying vacant in Odisha: Rahul Gandhi


IndiaTimes - Published

AICC has shortlisted names of 15 Lok Sabha and 105 Assembly candidates: Odisha Congress President


IndiaTimes - Published

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