Arabinda Panda

Archaeological Survey of India neglect takes its toll on Udaygiri Buddhist site

Udayagiri, an integral part of the Diamond Triangle of Buddhism in Odisha, is wallowing in neglect by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI). 

18 May 2019

Last ditch move to woo voters

Candidates made last ditch efforts to reach out to voters as campaigning for the fourth phase of elections ended on Saturday evening. 

29 Apr 2019

Dissidence roadblock for Mallick in Niali

Former Congress MLA Rabindra Mallik campaigned for Mamata. 

29 Apr 2019

2019 LS polls: BJP vs BJD in Salepur-Tangi segment of Odisha

In 2014 polls, the BJD had bagged all the Assembly seats of Cuttack district while Congress had won Salepur-Tangi segment.

26 Apr 2019

Mahanga no easy road for Jena’s hat trick

Mahanga seems to be in no mood to make it third time easy for State Health Minister and sitting BJD MLA Pratap Jena this election.

25 Apr 2019

Quadrangular contest in Athagarh on cards

A quadrangular contest among BJD, Congress, BJP and an Independent candidate is on cards in the Athagarh Assembly constituency.

22 Apr 2019

Straight fight between BJD and BJP in Cuttack Sadar seat

BJP candidate Dillip Mallik has emerged as a strong contender for the seat.

21 Apr 2019

Chit fund shadow on BJD candidate’s prospects

Congress nominee Jagdish exuded confidence that he would wrest the seat from BJD this time.

20 Apr 2019

Mishra rides high on Modi wave, Mahtab faces anti-incumbency

In the last five elections, Mahtab has won almost effortlessly as BJD enjoyed wide popularity in all the seven Assembly segments under Cuttack Lok Sabha seat.

19 Apr 2019

Cut off from mainstream, villagers unaware of political parties, candidates

Tunia Dehuri of Banjhiamba village in Mangarajpur gram panchayat has little knowledge of elections and the hype and hoopla surrounding it.

18 Apr 2019

Heat hits campaign trail in Odisha's Cuttack

District president of BJD and the ruling party candidate for Barabati-Cuttack Debashis Samantaray also prefers campaigning during morning hours and after 5 pm. 

13 Apr 2019

Samantaray faces tough fight from Moquim, Dey

After filing their nominations on Tuesday, nominees of the three major political parties have intensified their campaign.

09 Apr 2019

Why is river pollution not a concern for political parties in Cuttack?

When it comes to water sharing between States, political parties leave no stone unturned to grab the Brownie points because it has leverage with the voters but pollution, no one is bothered about. 

06 Apr 2019

Lok Sabha elections 2019: In the electoral fray, modesty is the trademark of Odisha's Bishnu Charan Das

A former sarpanch of Salagan Gram Panchayat, Das was arrested and jailed 10 times for participating in different social revolutions during his 45-year-long political carrier.

05 Apr 2019

Recording studios abuzz as dance of democracy begins in Odisha

The mighty dance of democracy, which began with the announcement of elections, has brought recording studios in Odisha to life.

03 Apr 2019