Guest Column

Vicious Victimisation: Verdicts of the Virtual Jury

Social media is a useful tool of connecting people. With the onset of 4G services and a variety of affordable…

May 26, 2022

Berhampur Diaries: Of Hero Worship & Pratap Swain

Hero worship is a phenomenon common to all cultures and civilizations, and the more decadent a culture the more vigorous…

May 25, 2022

Pink & Blue? Says Who?

When I gifted a purplish pink sweater to my domestic help’s three-year-old son, he responded sulkily, “I don’t like this…

May 25, 2022

Sunanda Patnaik, A Life In Music

Once in an interview, she told me, “My boy, Sur is life herself! You can't simply sing her, you need…

May 23, 2022

The Sleep-Restfulness Conundrum

The thing that we secretly desire to do on a Sunday is ‘not doing anything’ which in common parlance broadly…

May 22, 2022

Square Peg In A Round Hole

Vicky Hilton was our course coordinator for a three-month 'Training of Trainers' course, I attended at Edinburgh University in 1996.…

May 21, 2022

Earthquake Risk  To Puri Jagannath Temple!

The Odishan coast, which lies between the Bay of Bengal in the east and the Eastern Ghats hill ranges in…

May 18, 2022

Is First Impression Really The Last Impression?

Our first impressions of others are formed instantaneously and are supposedly accurate, as far as we are concerned. It’s complex…

May 17, 2022

Berhampur Diaries: The Life And Times Of Rabi Mahapatra

"The secret of harvesting the greatest fruitfulness and the greatest enjoyment is to LIVE DANGEROUSLY"- Nietzsche "No blood, no sacrifice,…

May 16, 2022

Alternative To Decaying Civil Services

Every year, lakhs of youth appear for the Civil Services Examination conducted by the Union Public Service Commission for recruitment…

May 13, 2022