Articles by Subhransu Panda

Jnanpith Award to Amitav Ghosh

Bhubaneswar: Celebrated author Amitav Ghosh, equally famous for his novels and for not getting the Booker Award, has won the 54th Jnanpith award this year. Bharatiya Jnanpith announced the award yesterday. Ghosh has been chosen for the award for his outstanding contribution towards literature. Ghosh is the first English writer to be conferred with the Jnanpith […]

Congress Rising: BJP Castles Fall Down

New Delhi: Though counting for assembly elections in five  states are yet to be completed officially, the trends are clearly indicating a major setback for BJP. The counting in Rajasthan, Chhatishgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Telengana and Manipur were completed. Congress played well and gained complete majority in BJP-led states like Rajasthan, and Chhatishgarh. In MP also […]

Over 350 Speakers to Join ZEE JLF 2019

Festival Speakers announced – The Festival announced its line-up of over 350 speakers including Akhil Katyal, Ben Okri, Benyamin, Bettany Hughes, Colson Whitehead, Darryl Jones, David Olusuga, Ira Mukhoty, Jeffery Archer, Mary Beard, Navtej Sarna, Priyamvada Natarajan, Reni Eddo Lodge, Shashi Tharoor, Sven Beckert and Venki Ramakrishnan. Jaipur Music Stage – With discovery, variety and collaboration at the heart […]

Odisha Janata Dal: A New Party in Making?

Bhubaneswar: As the 2019 general election is nearing, new political equations are heating up the state. All political parties in Odisha are trying hard to strengthen their team by incorporating new agendas and features. They are trying to boost their strength by importing leaders from other political parties and intellectuals from different walks of life, mostly […]

Senior Journalist Loses Job for Facebook Post

Bhubaneswar: A senior journalist was fired by his employer for social media posts against the state government here today. Debendra Prusty, who was working as the News Editor for a reputed daily has been shown the door by the media house for allegedly writing a series of post citing flaws in Men’s Hockey World Cup […]

Odisha: Lotus Losses Two Petals

Bhubaneswar: Two Bharatiya Janata Party leaders in Odisha resigned today. Former Union minister Dilip Ray and BJP’s national executive member Bijoy Mahapatra left the party. They sent a joint resignation letter to BJP national chief Amit Shah. Bijoy Mohapatra briefed reporters that they both would announce their course of action within two weeks. However speculations […]

Baishnab Parida Passes Away

Bhubaneswar: Former Rajya Sabha member, author and social activist Baishnab Charan Parida breathed his last today morning at a private hospital here. He was 77. He was suffering from cancer and was under medical supervision for last few months. One of the key persons behind the Odia Language Movement, Baishnab was born on 15 February 1941 […]

Akshay Parija Movie to Advocate Bengali Origin of Rasagola !

Bhubaneswar: Two days after announcing his plans about producing Bengali films at Make In Odisha Conclave, renowned Odia producer Akshay Kumar Parija came up with the trailer of his upcoming Bengali movie Rosogolla. Official Facebook page of Akshay Parija Productions shared the Youtube link of Rosogolla trailer on 16th November 2018. Though the story-line has […]