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Ashutosh Mishra

Ashutosh Mishra

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Ashutosh Mishra is a Bhubaneswar-based journalist with more than three decades of experience in the field. Starting his career with the Times of India he has worked for a number of reputed publicat ...more

Ashutosh Mishra is a Bhubaneswar-based journalist with more than three decades of experience in the field. Starting his career with the Times of India he has worked for a number of reputed publications including Sunday Mail, the Pioneer, Mail Today, Down to Earth and the Telegraph. Having reported extensively on human condition and politics he has a unique perspective on these issues.

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Posts by Ashutosh Mishra

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Column: Brexit Pressure Mounting On Johnson

By Ashutosh Mishra London: As the October 31 deadline draws closer pressure is mounting on Prime Minister, Boris Johnson to give up his “ do or die” stand on Brexit by the month end. A...

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Column: Mo Sarkar: Learning From Mistakes

By Ashutosh Mishra Bhubaneswar: It was heart-rending to read about the plight of the tribal woman who delivered her baby on a footpath within the premises of the Capital Hospital. If such incidents can take...

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Column: Even Parks Are Not Immune To Pollution

By Ashutosh Mishra London: For such a modern city London is remarkably green with lots of open spaces and parks. But this verdure can be deceptive with even parks facing the threat of pollution. A...

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Column: High On Cocaine

By Ashutosh Mishra London: Drug abuse is rampant in this city which consumes more cocaine than any other European city. A respectable newspaper has reported that London’s cocaine market is worth an estimated one billion...

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Column: Modi A Hit Among Indians In London

By Ashutosh Mishra London: Prime Minister, Narendra Modi is an extremely popular figure among the members of the Indian community here with a high degree of respect for his domestic and foreign policies. Back home...

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Column: Should Britain Have A Fresh Referendum Over Brexit?

By Ashutosh Mishra London: The mood in Britain seems to be changing. It is clearly turning against Prime Minister, Boris Johnson’s obsession with Brexit, the deadline for which—October 31–is fast approaching. Johnson, who had said...

Climate-Change
Column: Small Sacrifice For A Big Cause

By Ashutosh Mishra London: Climate change is a big issue in this part of the world. The city is currently in the grip of Extinction Rebellion protesters who have launched a two-week long campaign to highlight...

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Column: We Need A Service-Oriented Health System

By Ashutosh Mishra London: Healthcare system in England is pretty good. The state takes good care of its people and chances of being fleeced or exploited by doctors are almost nil. Doctors refrain from prescribing...

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Column: Hunger Fuels This Migration

By Ashutosh Mishra Bhubaneswar: The recent incident of labour touts chopping off the toes and fingers of a migrant labourer from Nuapada in Maharashtra’s Nagpur has brought back the horrible memories of similar violence against...

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Column: Of London Zoo and Nandankanan

By Ashutosh Mishra London: London zoo is a must-do for anyone visiting the city. Spread over 36 acres this oldest scientific zoo of the world houses some of the most exotic and endangered animal species....

Brexit
Column: Nerve Racking Suspense Over Brexit

By Ashutosh Mishra London: Brexit continues to haunt the people of this country. Opinion is sharply divided and the political class seems obsessed with the issue. Prime Minister, Boris Johnson’s survival depends upon how successfully...

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Column: Congress Must Grab This Opportunity With Both Hands

By Ashutosh Mishra Bhubaneswar: For all practical purposes the contest in Bijepur will be a duel between ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) and Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP). But for the Congress, which no more enjoys...

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Column: The Age Debate Goes On

By Ashutosh Mishra Bhubaneswar: Should there be an age limit for contesting elections? This question has been asked innumerable times in the past. In fact, it comes up every time a 70 plus or so...

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Column: Thumbs Up to Mo Sarkar

By Ashutosh Mishra Bhubaneswar: Chief minister, Naveen Patnaik’s much talked about ‘Mo Sarkar’ takes off today. What better day to launch such a scheme than the birth anniversary of the man who gave us ideas...

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Column: Mahatma Is Relevant To Them

By Ashutosh Mishra London: On the eve of Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary, which is all set to be celebrated here on a grand scale, I spoke to a cross-section of people to know about...

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Column: Let’s Showcase Chilika Like The Thames

By Ashutosh Mishra London: Thames is a beautiful river and a major tourist attraction of the city. It is part of city’s life. The view of the river from any of the bridges over it...

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Column: Exploring London

By Ashutosh Mishra London: Weekends are fun time in this city with people in a holiday mood. It is also time to explore a bit of history that lies scattered everywhere here. The Tower of...

Climate-Change
Column: Tackling Climate Change

By Ashutosh Mishra Bhubaneswar: Growing awareness about environmental issues is a healthy sign. It is nice to see people taking part in events like the rally against climate change held in the state capital on...

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Column: Of Business and Culture

By Ashutosh Mishra London: Tribal Odisha continues to fascinate foreigners. Browsing through the newspapers here I came across a promotional travel write-up on India with a nice photograph of the Konark sun temple at the...

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Column: Can Boris Weather This Storm?

By Ashutosh Mishra London: Barely two months into office Prime Minister, Boris Johnson is facing one of the toughest challenges of his political career with calls for his resignation getting louder. The crisis surrounding him...

Ashutosh Mishra is a Bhubaneswar-based journalist with more than three decades of experience in the field. Starting his career with the Times of India he has worked for a number of reputed publications including Sunday Mail, the Pioneer, Mail Today, Down to Earth and the Telegraph. Having reported extensively on human condition and politics he has a unique perspective on these issues.