Prafulla Das Odisha’s ruling Biju Janata Dal headed by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has won the bypoll in the Pipili Assembly constituency proving yet again that the regional party continues to remain strong in the coastal belt while continuing to   Read More

October 5, 2021

By Priya Ranjan Sahu The coronavirus originated in China at the end of 2019 and wreaked havoc across the globe throughout 2020 with over 8.24 crore people being infected by the virus and around 18 lakh people having lost their   Read More

December 31, 2020

By Richard Mahapatra Cheers, farming is finally a political agenda in India. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s virtual address to farmers reiterates: The agrarian country must put farmers at top of political agenda. One can’t miss the symbolism in Prime Minister   Read More

December 25, 2020

Santosh Patnaik In the first year of governance in Andhra Pradesh, Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy has been consolidating his support base by laying emphasis on women empowerment. A debutant Chief Minister, he ensured a thumping majority for YSR   Read More

December 23, 2020

By Priya Ranjan Sahu On November 5, when Bihar was in the midst of elections, Union Home Minister Amit Shah visited a Dalit home in a village in Bankura district of West Bengal and had lunch with them. On November   Read More

November 30, 2020

By Palwai Raghavendra Reddy Since Independence, State after State had fallen prey to the often ‘invisible’ sentiment of Caste, Region, and Religion! Starting with caste sentiment of the 1960s in Tamil Nadu, to religion sentiment of the 1990s in the   Read More

October 27, 2020

Priya Ranjan Sahu On September 14, a 19-year-old Valmiki Dalit girl was abducted, gang raped and murdered in a village in Hathras district of Uttar Pradesh. It hit national headlines as the state government handled the case in utter insensitivity.   Read More

October 24, 2020

Priya Ranjan Sahu On a fateful night on 16 December 2012, a 23-year-old physiotherapy intern was held hostage in a running private bus in New Delhi by its staff while she was going back home. She was then gang raped,   Read More

October 1, 2020

Ashoka Pradhan The soul of India lives in its six lakh villages and our farmers are the brave warriors who ensure the food security for the people of our country. However, why does no government feel the need to have   Read More

September 24, 2020

Priya Ranjan Sahu The Narendra Modi government has been successful in clearing three farm bills in both the houses of Parliament. The bills, however, were passed in Rajya Sabha on Sunday in a rather controversial manner in a hurried session   Read More

September 21, 2020

Kedar Mishra Finally, the Parliament is sitting. In a terrible pandemic time, the sitting of our lawmakers needs to be applauded. Of course there are certain restlessness among the lawmakers questioning the minimal functioning of both Lok Sabha and Rajya   Read More

September 17, 2020

Vimoh Here’s how it works: Some rando decides to rise up in life. He looks around and sees that criminal / communal / abusive behaviour is being rewarded by the powers that be. He decides to take his chances and   Read More

September 17, 2020

Vimoh Sambit Patra does what he does because if you are talking about him, you aren’t talking about unemployment, lack of accountability, curbing of dissent, and other ACTUAL issues. By making fun of him, you are doing EXACTLY what he   Read More

September 15, 2020

Priya Ranjan Sahu India’s fight against novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has reached a critical stage. The country’s novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) infection tally has crossed 48 lakh while over 79,000 people have lost their lives to COVID-19 across the country. Odisha,   Read More

September 14, 2020

Kedar Mishra What do I want to see in a news channel? Obviously it should be the news, but that is not the fact. In a news channel I can watch anything else, certainly not the news. Most of our   Read More

September 12, 2020

Priya Ranjan Sahu At last, Rhea Chakraborty, Sushant Singh Rajput’s girlfriend, was arrested on Tuesday. It does not matter if she was arrested by Narcotics Control Bureau or CBI. It’s more than enough that she has been arrested. Since Rajput   Read More

September 8, 2020

Priya Ranjan Sahu Over 8,000 cancer survivors of Odisha are struggling for healthcare amidst COVID-19 pandemic. The repeated lockdown, shutdown, containment, unlocking have made their lives miserable. Out of all the cancer patients of the state, 60% are in the   Read More

September 6, 2020

Kedar Mishra A Supreme Court Bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra is going to pronounce the verdict on the case of contempt against human rights lawyer and activist Prashant Bhushan today. Whatever be the verdict, the Supreme Court is very   Read More

August 31, 2020

Kedar Mishra After the suicide of a promising Bollywood star Sushant Singh Rajput on June 14, it seems our national media has lost their balance and they are now on the verge of a combined suicide. I’m not saying this   Read More

August 29, 2020

Kedar Mishra We were told in March this year to stay safe we must confine ourselves within the four walls of our home. That was prescribed by our government and we were assured that if we do so COVID-19 would   Read More

August 28, 2020