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Dilip Kumar

Dilip Kumar


Dillip Kumar Pradhan, having seven years of experience in print and digital media, has been writing on politics, crime, education and human interest stories.


Dillip Kumar Pradhan, having seven years of experience in print and digital media, has been writing on politics, crime, education and human interest stories.


Posts by Dilip Kumar

Border row
After Andhra, Chhattisgarh Sparks Fresh Border Row With Odisha

Amid a border standoff between Odisha and Andhra Pradesh, a new row has now added fresh concerns for Odisha after some officials from the neighbouring State of Chhattisgarh allegedly carried out developmental works in...

Odisha BJP
Odisha BJP To Hold 3-Day State-Wide Agitation Over Housing Scheme Corruption

Alleging gross irregularities in the allotment of pucca houses under PM Awas Yojana, the Odisha unit of BJP has decided to stage state-wide protests for three days on July 7, 8, 9 in all the...

Ratha Yatra
Ratha Yatra 2021: ‘Nara Birala’ Painting On Chariots Sparks Controversy

A controversy has cropped up over the presence of 'Nara Birala' painting on the chariots after the chief carpenter of Nadighosh Ratha (chariot of Lord Jagannath) Bijay Mohapatra questioned the tradition of such image on...

Director of Directorate of Medical Education and Training (DMET) Dr CBK Mohanty
'Lagged CFR' Responsible For High Covid Fatalities, says Top Odisha Health Official

The Odisha Health Department today attributed the rising single-day fatality figures to a lag period between infection and deaths even as the daily positive cases are stable in the State.

Tribals attacked
Odisha: 40 Tribal Families Beaten Up, Forced To Vacate Forest Land In Nabarangpur

Around 40 tribal families residing in a forest on Kalahandi-Nabarangpur border were allegedly beaten up and looted by a group of people from the neighbouring village in the district.

Aamir Khan divorce
‘Go To Pakistan Or Arab If You Want Multiple Wives’: Sura Routray Blasts Aamir Khan On Divorce

The recent announcement of celebrity couple Aamir Khan and Kiran Rao on their mutual divorce has not gone down well with Odisha Congress leader Suresh Chandra alias Sura Routray among many culturally deep-rooted intellectuals in...

Odisha Matric Exam
Form Fill Up For Special Matric Offline Exam From Today

Candidates displeased over the evaluation of Matric examinations can fill up forms from today for the special offline examinations to be held this month.

14 From Odisha Among 160 Maoists Died Due To Encounters, Covid-19

As many as 14 Maoists from Odisha among 160 ultras across the country have died in encounter with security forces in the last one year.

Covid pandemic
Covid-19 Less Of A Pandemic, More A Poverty Trap

The Covid-19 pandemic has not only proved to be a health disaster for humanity, but the deadly virus also robbed people of livelihood, even pushing many affluent families into acute poverty.

Ratha Yatra
Ratha Yatra 2021: Odisha Police Draw Security Blue-Print, DGP Appeals To Puri Residents

The Odisha police have prepared a detailed security blue-print for the world famous Ratha Yatra at Puri scheduled to be held on July 12.

Naba Das Courts Controversy Again Over Appointing His Daughter As Official Representative
'No Immediate Threat Of Covid Third Wave, Odisha Govt Prepared'

The Odisha Government is well prepared for the possible third wave of Covid pandemic even though there is no immediate threat of a next wave in the State.

After Soumya, Mahtab Opens Up: Editorial Kicks Up Storm In Odisha Politics

Two days after ruling BJD law maker Soumya Ranjan Patnaik sparked a political firestorm by accusing his own party-led government of under reporting Covid deaths in his editorial piece, another BJD heavyweight and veteran MP...

Cabinet Expansion
PM Modi's Cabinet Expansion: Will Odisha Get Another Berth This Time!

Even though two Odias are currently representing the State in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Cabinet, one more MP from Odisha is expected to be inducted into the Cabinet which is likely to be expanded in...

Archaeological Excavation
Remains of 4000 Yr Old Pre-Historic Civilization Found In Odisha

An archaeological excavation at a coastal village in Balasore district has revealed an urban civilization and use of developed agriculture tools which are believed to be over 2,000 years old.

Vigilance Nets Its Own Lawyer For Accepting Rs 1L Bribe In Kalahandi

In a clear case of ‘fence eating crops’, a Public Prosecutor appearing for the State Vigilance Department was caught while he was accepting a bribe from an accused to hush up a case in the...

Ranendra Pratap Swain
Odisha Govt Refuses To Procure Paddy Any More, Downplays BJP Protests

Even as the State BJP is up in the arms over alleged irregularities in the procurement of unsold paddy from the farmers, the Odisha government seems to have robbed salts into the wound by outright...

Dakota Aircraft
Biju Babu’s Iconic Dakota Aircraft To Come To Odisha Soon

The Odisha Government has already initiated process to bring back the iconic aircraft of Biju Patnaik which is lying in a dilapidated condition at the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose (NSCB) International Airport in Kolkata.

Bijay Mohapatra
No Delta Plus Case Found In Odisha Since May; No Need To Panic: Health Official

Even though the new Delta plus variant of Covid-19 virus has raised fears about another wave of the pandemic due to its highly infectious nature, the Odisha Health Department on Friday advised people to...

BJP Delegation
Odisha BJP Team Meets Villagers To Be Hit By Andhra's Barrage Project Over Bansadhara

A delegation of BJP today visited some areas in Gajapati district likely to be affected by the construction of a barrage by Andhra Pradesh government over river Bansadhara at Neredi.

Petrol Price Crosses Rs 100-Mark In Twin City, Hits Common Man Hard

The soaring prices of petrol and diesel have sparked widespread resentment among people especially the middle class in Odisha as the prices of the fuel have breached Rs 100-mark per litre at several places including...

Dillip Kumar Pradhan, having seven years of experience in print and digital media, has been writing on politics, crime, education and human interest stories.