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Op-Ed: Police Informers Living Under The Shadow of Maoist Guns

Bhubaneswar, July 23 -- By Ashutosh Mishra Bhubaneswar: In the last one week Maoist rebels have gunned down two alleged police informers in Kalahandi district where they have begun making inroads rec... Read More


Op-Ed: Hope Flickers For Congress As MLAs Put Up A Super Show

Bhubaneswar, July 22 -- By Ashutosh Mishra Bhubaneswar: Though there are only nine of them in the state assembly this time Congress MLAs have impressed everyone with their performance in the House. T... Read More


Op-Ed: Odisha Must Assert Its Rights Over Mahanadi

Bhubaneswar, July 21 -- By Ashutosh Mishra Bhubaneswar: A section of the media has reported that Chhattisgarh is planning more projects on Mahanadi, the river considered to be the lifeline of people ... Read More


Op-Ed: The Government Must Put An End To This Shame

Bhubaneswar, July 20 -- By Ashutosh Mishra Bhubaneswar: There is growing concern in the state over cases of pregnancy of teenage girls in schools and hostels run by SCST development department. The i... Read More


Op-Ed: Lagging Behind in Tourism Promotion

Bhubaneswar, July 19 -- By Ashutosh Mishra Bhubaneswar: Odisha's tourism sector suffered massive losses in the wake of cyclone Fani which left behind a trail of destruction in several coastal distric... Read More


Op-Ed: Time To Call A Halt To Crime Against Women

Bhubaneswar, July 18 -- By Ashutosh Mishra Bhubaneswar: Odisha, which once ranked among the most peaceful and crime-free states of the country, seems to have become an unsafe place for women. Crimes ... Read More


Op-Ed: Why BJD's Excessive Focus on Patkura?

Bhubaneswar, July 17 -- By Ashutosh Mishra Bhubaneswar: Chief minister, Naveen Patnaik seems to have made the Patkura assembly poll a prestige issue. What else can explain the ruling Biju Janata Dal'... Read More


Op-Ed: Was BJD's Support For Vaishnav A Mistake?

Bhubaneswar, July 16 -- By Ashutosh Mishra Bhubaneswar: Newspapers have quoted union minister of state for finance, Anurag Thakur as telling the Lok Sabha that Centre is not considering any proposal ... Read More


Op-Ed: England Took the Crown, New Zealand Won Hearts

Bhubaneswar, July 15 -- By Ashutosh Mishra Bhubaneswar: England are the new champions of world cricket. But New Zealand are no less the champions for the way they played. They won hearts. It was a cr... Read More


Op-Ed: Let Others Follow Agrawal's Example

Bhubaneswar, July 14 -- By Ashutosh Mishra Bhubaneswar: It was heart-warming to read about Malkangiri collector, Manish Agrawal's wife having a safe delivery at the district headquarters hospital. Ag... Read More