Controversy

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 […]


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 […]


JLF stands for plurality and inclusiveness

By Subhransu Panda, Bhubaneswar: RSS to make debut at JLF 2017 As eyebrows are at the list of speakers for the 10th edition of Jaipur Literary Festival (JLF), organisers clarified their stand in a media statement issued on Thursday. There are plurality and inclusiveness at the core of Festival’s programming, the statement said. For the first time […]