Cyclone Fani: IMD and Odisha govt did a good job, but could have done better
The weather agency and the state must look out for new ideas, focus on immediate response and long-term recovery instead of celebrating the …
Indian states in the grip of floods; 400,000 people affected
In just one week, flooding in multiple states has caused at least 32 deaths
Rebuild to tame cyclones
Commendable emergency response to cyclone Fani saved lives in Odisha, but now the state must build climate-resilient structures to minimise long-…
Cyclone Titli: Can Odisha protect vulnerable tribal districts?
In the wake of IMD's warning over Titli, Odisha mobilised resources to protect coastal districts, but the cyclonic storm took an unusual turn
Mahanadi: Neither an election issue, nor a developmental one
The dying river is marred with pollution and irrigation issues and yet it hasn’t made it to the election agenda
Odisha’s BJD sounds poll bugle with rally on farm issues in Delhi
The rally will revolve around the agrarian distress, which emerged as the weakest point for the BJP in recent Assembly elections
PEETHA: Will Naveen Patnaik’s deliciously named pre-poll sop work?
Also the name of a traditional Odia sweet, the ‘Peoples Empowerment – Enabling Transparency and Accountability’ scheme was …
Cyclone Fani: Artisans to fishermen, trail of devastation has left none
Most traditional workers in Odisha have no means to sustain themselves after the storm pummelled the state
Should district mineral foundations be with state mining departments?
Recent plan to move Odisha DMF from the state planning and convergence department to the mines department raises several questions
UN felicitates Odisha for its disaster management model during Phailin
State first in Southeast Asia to get a thumbs up by the international body
'Will fight POSCO till last breath'
Kin of anti-POSCO leader killed in bomb explosion in Gobindapur village resolves to fight on
Share iron ore mining profits with communities: Patnaik
Writes a letter to PM
Phailin: crop loss assessed at Rs 2,300 crore
Families in severely affected villages to get rations and cash assistance
Relief and rehabilitation is next big challenge
Cyclone Phailin leaves behind a trail of destruction; people complain they have received no relief supply
Corruption taint mattered little
People vote in politicians accused in illegal mining activities in Karnataka, Odisha
Heat wave claims over 600 lives
Odisha, Andhra request Centre to recognise heat wave as natural calamity
Odisha miners to pay royalty for tribal welfare
State CM approves formulation of new mining regulation; funds to be used for local infrastructure in Scheduled Areas
POSCO faces fresh litigation, protest
Uncertainty looms over its $12 billion steel plant project in Odisha
POSCO villages resist land acquisition by Odisha government
Despite protests administration demolishes 37 betel gardens on the forestland. Land acquistion put on hold till June 17
POSCO, a better tomorrow?
Sayantan Bera captures the mood at Jagatsinghpur, Odisha (Photos from June 16 and 17)