The body of OTV Chief Reporter Arindam Das was consigned to flames at his ancestral village at Raikala in Keonjhar on the banks of River Baitarani on Saturday.
A pal of gloom descended over the Odisha Television Limited’s (OTV) office at Patia in Bhubaneswar on Friday and sadness gripped when the news of the death of daredevil journalist Arindam Das, landed at the channel’s input.
Despite his mother's death, OTV senior journalist Manaranjan Joshi continued his interview with Congress MLA, Tara Prasad Bahinipati which brought laurels from all quarters for the gutsy journalist
Bhubaneswar: A young journalist working with OTV sustained critical injuries after three miscreants allegedly attacked him in an auto-rickshaw on Baramunda-Nayapalli road in the city on Saturday evening. The incident took place at around 7 pm yesterday when Sarbeswar Mohapatra boarded an auto-rickshaw from Baramunda bus stand. “Three persons were travelling in the auto rickshaw. […]
Bhubaneswar: Student groups at Utkal University here on Friday condemned the forcible pick up of OTV’s Senior Journalist Ramesh Rath by police and staged a protest over the incident in front of the university gate. Agitating students displayed placards and raised slogans in support of OTV and condemned the government for their intentional assault against […]
By Sandeep Sahu “Power”, as Lord Acton has said famously, “corrupts; and absolute power corrupts absolutely.” But there are other things that power does to human beings as well: making them arrogant, for one. To paraphrase Lord Acton, “Power makes people arrogant and absolute power makes them absolutely arrogant.” This truism was in evidence for […]
Author of Democracy on the Road Ruchir Sharma had rightly said in his book that star power in Indian elections does play a role but transiently. What clicks in reel does not reflect in real. Arrogance and star-power do not count in public life unless backed by substance and statement of purpose. There have been […]
Bhubaneswar/Kendrapara: Strongly condemning the behaviour meted out to OTV’s Kendrapara reporter by BJD MP Anubhav Mohanty, senior journalists today sought an apology from the Parliamentarian while terming his conduct as uncivil, boorish, unacceptable and highly unbecoming of a people’s representative. On Tuesday, the actor-turned-politician allegedly misbehaved with OTV journalist Manoj Swain who approached him for […]
Kendrapara: It seems that BJD’s Kendrapara MP Anubhav Mohanty has got a penchant for being in news, but for all the wrong reasons. This time the parliamentarian has drawn severe criticism from various quarters for allegedly misbehaving with an OTV journalist who approached him for his comments after a project announcement event for Baladevjew Temple […]
Bhubaneswar: In yet another attempt to muzzle OTV’s voice, a lady journalist of the news channel Archana Satapathy was misbehaved with and turned away by security personnel at Naveen Niwas while she was on her way to cover news after having received information from ruling-BJD sources. As per reports, Archana along with cameraperson Santosh Tarai was […]
Bhubaneswar: Within a week of misbehaviour meted out to OTV journalist Niranjan Reddy by senior bureaucrat and sports secretary Vishal Dev, Reddy’s accreditation to cover the Men’s world cup hockey event has been cancelled. The OTV journalist had applied for accreditation completing due formalities to the organizers of Hockey World Cup and the FIH had […]
Sambalpur: The recent act of misbehaviour shown by Sports Secretary Vishal Dev towards OTV journalist has been condemned by one and all across the State. This time senior BJD leader and Sambalpur MP Nagendra Pradhan too expressed displeasure over such behaviour of the senior bureaucrat. While talking to reporters in Sambalpur, Pradhan said bureaucrats and […]
Bhubaneswar: Human Rights activists Biswapriya Kanungo and Narendra Mohanty today served a notice to Commissioner-cum-secretary of Sports and Youth Services department, Vishal Dev for misbehaving with OTV journalist in his chamber on November 21. The notice has been served under section 13 of the Press Council of India Act, sources said. Condemning such behaviour shown […]