Goa’s first white paper on livelihood can help in effective state planning
Prepared by Goa Livelihoods Forum, the paper calls for the state to achieve development in the lines of the United Nation’s sustainable …
This time for Odisha: How the state should build its cultural capital in 2023
Culture poverty is more ruinous than economic poverty. Wish 2023 will accelerate ‘Make in Odisha’ but culturally too
Odisha's mines may power the country, but what about its people?
Mining has not yielded commensurate dividends to life in Odisha
This time for Odisha: Hockey World Cup, investments surge. And culture?
In this 2-part series, Charudutta Panigrahi talks about what Odisha should do this year to march ahead on social development
Closing the loop on COVID-19, wars and climate change: Maybe we were never that great
It is a strange situation waiting to happen: The attackers are aliens, but we have unleashed these aliens. We have welcomed zoonotic pathogens …
A plea for Odisha’s tribals affected by mining
As Odisha plans to auction its mines in the next few years, an Odia pleads for the communities to be affected the most, the state’s adivasis
Utkal Diwas 2022: Odisha’s GDP and museums go together
Odisha’s musuems are cost centres. But they need to move to being profit centres. If they don’t have enough revenue surplus, our …
Black paddy, black lungs: How coal mining has wrought havoc in Odisha’s Sundergarh
Residents of Sundergarh grow black paddy,; their lungs are full of coal dust; their agriculture lands have been acquired for mining and the …
When do politicians get to think?
The people’s representative is facing a paradox: Of keeping away from people due to COVID-19. A good vision is needed to make good politics
Moving away from coal: Livelihoods of Odisha’s mine workers need to be protected
At least half a million lives are associated with coal mining in Odisha
India needs a freedom movement against non-performing officers
NPOs should be removed if the Union government’s schemes are to bear fruits