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Op-Ed: Worshipping False Gods

Shortly after Mr. Soumya Ranjan Patnaik joined the BJD this morning, someone posted on Facebook a video of an interview the ‘Sambad’ Editor had given to a local TV channel some time back. Asked about the possibility of joining the BJD during the course of the interview, Patnaik says rhetorically, “I am running an Odia […]

A Man Who Lived And Died On His Own Terms

He was the quintessential non-conformist, a true iconoclast, a perennial rebel, a textbook bohemian and an erudite scholar who could speak and write with equal felicity on things as varied as international oil politics and the Jagannath Cult. But all these epithets don’t even begin to describe the person that Gopal Krushna Mishra was. As […]

Real vs Fake: The Perils of Social Media

By Sandeep Sahu Readers of leading Odia daily ‘Sambad’ rubbed their eyes in disbelief as they opened their favourite newspaper on Thursday morning. On the top right hand corner of the newspaper was a story on the sighting of some persons allegedly moving around suspiciously with guns in hand near the Uran naval bases in […]