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Odisha's Fencers, Icestock Athletes Deserve Better Deal

Among the recent sporting successes achieved by Odisha, two medals at the 31st Senior National Fencing Championship and one at the 2nd Khelo India Winter Games were exceptional. The fencing medals – one silver and one bronze – were first for Odisha in a National Championship and eight fencers, mostly from Bolangir, achieved the historic […]

Op-Ed: Dry 2025! How Water Will Shape The Future Of Odisha

Extraction is both a boon and bane for Odisha. While mineral extraction has become the lifeline of the economy, water extraction is the death knell. Rental economy perpetrated by the mineral industry has created a huge void in the management of natural resources and water is most basic and most vital to our existence. There […]

Mahatma Gandhi, Naveen Patnaik
If Ahimsa Is Ultimate Dharma, Why Should It Be In The Preamble Of The Constitution?

A mind free from violence in any form reveals compassion for all objects. It is supportive of the right of every living being to fulfil its goal and to realise its destiny. Believer of Ahimsa knows the pain of others— “Vaishnav Jan To Tene Kahiye Je Peed Paraayi Jaane Re”.. Ahimsa acknowledges the sacredness and […]