Far removed from the heart-rending picture of him carrying his dead wife on his shoulders, Kalahandi’s Dana Majhi found himself again in the headlines a few days ago.
18 Dec 2017
The sparring between the BJP and the ruling BJD over who is who winning the next Assembly polls in Odisha has suddenly made politics in the state lively.
25 Sep 2017
Around the time a delegation of Odisha’s Industries Department was visiting Visakhapatnam in July to lure the local business community to invest in the state, the UK-based Anil Agarwal Foundation was
14 Aug 2017
Rivers have been the cradles of civilisations across the world and causes of unending strifes too. History is replete with many such tales.
03 Jul 2017
On December 22 last year, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik shot off a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking inclusion of Odia as a medium for the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (N
22 May 2017
The panchayat polls in Odisha are done and dusted but the battle of one-up manship between the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has taken a nasty turn.
06 Mar 2017
Liberal political commentators, trolled as “sickulars” or “libtards” by the strident right wingers, have had a constant gripe ever since Narendra Modi rode to power three years back.
30 Jan 2017
Any hint of black around BJD supremo and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik is perceived as a sign of protest and resistance.
26 Dec 2016
Charges against Atanu was `nepotism` and turning a blind eye to all the medical related deficiencies that allowed the hospital to flourish under his patronage.
22 Oct 2016
The haunting image of a tribal man with the lifeless body of his wife on shoulder and an inconsolable daughter in tow has brought back the dark memories of Kalahandi that once epitomised Odisha’s impoverishment and collective callousness.
29 Aug 2016
The shadow of the ponzi scam refuses to leave the Biju Janata Dal (BJD). It is now embroiled in another controversy because a set of its party men associated with the Odia film industry virtually danced to the tune of a tainted chit fund firm promoter, Pravas Rout.
27 Jun 2016
With Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan taking up the matter with Mahesh Sharma, his counterpart in the Culture Ministry, the spate of events has taken a new turn.
23 May 2016
13 Mar 2016
The innocuous little egg has gained quite a notoriety in Odisha’s political circles in recent days.
25 Jan 2016