Opinion

Arun Rising, Queen Finds No Hope in Nayagarh !

By Subhransu Panda, Bhubaneswar: Nayagarh Assembly constituency is no way connected with Kandhamal Parliamentary constituency except sharing neighborhood. But few months back the Member of Parliament from Kandhamala Pratyusha Rajeshwari Singh was seen spending more times building her public relations in Nayagarh. There was an common assumption that Pratyusha or her family (hairs of the princely state) had a good […]

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Nomira : Odisha’s Unknown Geological Heritage

By Anil Dhir Every country has various unique geological and geomorphologic features which constitute its heritage. The Geological Survey of India has identified 26 sites as National Geological Monuments. Most of these are located in geologically rich states like Rajasthan, Odisha, Karnataka, Andhra, Telangana and Tamil Nadu. In Odisha, the Pillow Lava formations found in […]


Climate Impact in Bhubaneswar: 45 Degree in Summer, Extreme Rainfall in July

Bhubaneswar: After intense overnight showers, Bhubaneswar woke up on Saturday morning with half the city under water. The situation at the capital of the eastern state of Odisha in many ways typifies poor urban management in India that is crumbling under adverse climatic conditions. Residents in many parts of the city were stranded in their […]



Mahakalapada: Voters Strive for New Face

Bhubaneswar: Atanu Sabyasachi Nayak is losing support of BJD voters While the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) is gaining more public support in Mahakalapada constituency in Kendrapada district, the sitting MLA from the party Atanu Sabyasachi Nayak is at a crossroad. The man who pocketed more than 47% votes during last general election is now […]





What’s Wrong With Sona’s Attire ?

By Subhransu Panda: As the unbearable mispronunciation of Ahe Nila Saila devotional song by Sona Mohapatra sparked a row across the Odia community, few started moral policing and shaming her for allegedly wearing revealing clothes at the event. Bollywood-based Odia singer Sona, born in Cuttack and studied in Bhubaneswar, mispronounced many words of the 17th century poet Salabega’s […]