Opinion


Super 30, a Biopic of Brains: A Review

Super 30 is one of those movies which would give one a series of goose bumps. One is completely oblivious to the passage of time. Unlike Mohenjodaro , Hrithik returns with a bang! Sans any shred of his style and clinical dance moves that make up one of the best dancers of Hindi film industry. […]


OTET 2019: Exam To Be Held On August First Week

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Teacher Eligibility Test (OTET) examination 2019 will be held on August first week. Board of Secondary Education (BSE) President Jahan Ara Begum said, “The candidates can apply for the examination online from July 15 to 26. The online fee can be deposited till 4.00 pm on July 29”. The state government has strictly […]


The Statesman And His Able General

Bhubaneswar: In state Secretariat camera-persons try their best get visuals of V Karthikeyan Pandian, the private secretary of Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik. But here in this rare picture he has stood rock solid behind Patnaik. The camaraderie between the two has created a new benchmark in terms of unprecedented political success, praiseworthy social engineering and a legacy of […]


Naveen: Most Favoured Brand In Odisha

As Biju Janata Dal (BJD) president Naveen Patnaik is swearing in as Chief Minister of Odisha today, for a fifth term, he would face a triple challenge this time; Cyclone Fani, jobs, and the BJP. Patnaik, a reluctant politician who jumped from New York high society into Odisha’s political minefield as his father Biju Patnaik’s […]


Poetry is a pilgrimage: Dev Mishra

This week Odisha Story was in conversation with a young wordsmith whose works represent the versatile generation next of Indian English Writing. A young PhD scholar at NISER, Odisha, Debasish Mishra, has bagged the Bharat Award for Literature in 2019, the Reuel International Best Upcoming Poet Prize in 2017 and was given an Honourable mention […]


A Tryst With The Trionist

A review of  Agnivesh Mahapatra’s Midnight Musings Midnight is the time for getting lost in the maze of random thoughts. All the day’s experiences which have kept mum till then, start conversing with our subconscious. Our bodies keep scouring for an ambience and comfortable positions to doze off. However, poet Agnivesh Mahapatra calls it the […]


Rising Rahul Gandhi

Bhubaneswar: Rahul Gandhi stayed away from the public sphere for much of his childhood and early youth, because of security concerns. At the age of 34 in 2004, he entered politics and successfully contested the general elections held that year from Amethi, a seat that was earlier held by his father; he won again from the constituency in 2009 and 2014. In 2007, Rahul […]


Bijoy, Dilip to Join BJD on 26 Dec

Bhubaneswar: Bijoy Mohapatra and Dilip Ray may make a comeback to Biju Janata Dal (BJD) on the 21st foundation day of the party on December 26. Both the leaders resigned from Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on 30th November. Former Union minister Dilip Ray and BJP’s national executive member Bijoy Mohapatra sent a joint resignation letter […]