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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

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

Difficult Women

They are not afraid to speak their mind. They make themselves heard. They are the ‘trouble makers.’ They are Unapologetic…

May 3, 2022

That Missing Credible Voice

Two incidents and vitriolic exchange of words between two interest groups kept the media space filled towards the second fortnight…

May 2, 2022

Madhu Babu, Who Shaped Municipal Government In British India

Bhubaneswar: The man whom Mahatma Gandhi described as a great patriot, who wore himself out in giving shape and reality…

April 28, 2022

Earth Day: What You Can Do To Save Your Planet

Science is unequivocal about the impending danger the world faces and the proofs it has presented. Our own experience of…

April 22, 2022

Biju Patnaik: His Political Presence Became Bigger In His Absence

Bhubaneswar: Biju Patnaik. The name means different things to different people in his home state and overseas. Apart from his…

April 17, 2022

Bhubaneswar: From A Planned City To Planned Destruction?

  When I first moved to Bhubaneswar in 1996, this beautiful capital city had wide, tree-lined avenues and balmy weather.…

April 10, 2022

Will Smith & Swiggy Delivery Boy: Similar Slaps, Yet Different Reactions

At a time when the deafening noise of the Russian bombing of Ukrainian cities has been relegated to ambient music…

April 5, 2022