Odisha

  • Is the 'Modi Wave' working in Odisha?

    Odisha Direct |  Jajati Karan
    Less than two months back, in February, in an exclusive interview with Odisha's chief minister Naveen Patnaik, I had put this question to him. His...

  • Battleground Odisha: War over before the battle could begin?

    Odisha Direct |  Jajati Karan
    The election bugle has been sounded, the battle dates declared and the ground all set for the big fight. In Odisha its twin battle -...

  • Can Naveen Patnaik be the X-factor post election?

    Odisha Direct |  Jajati Karan
    As the election dates near, it's time for political parties especially regional and smaller ones to decide in which side of the divide they are...

  • India's Phailin: System was the hero

    The Straight Drive |  Sriram Balasubramanian
    The nature of being a journalist or columnist is to introspect and look at the 'other side' of any particular situation. As such the loopholes...

  • Why 'Chanakya' Pyari's attempt at toppling Naveen failed

    Odisha Direct |  Jajati Karan
    Though Pyari Mohan Mohapatra, the BJD MP and chief advisor to Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik, was at the helm of affairs in the BJD...