All stories by Dillip Satapathy
What India can learn from OdishaRediff.com25 May 2019
'Evacuation' has been key to disaster management in Odisha. The aim is to achieve zero casualty.
Odisha politicos turn to the farmer ahead of pollsRediff.com5 Feb 2019
This race among parties to woo the farmers mainly stems from the analysis of political pundits that the peasant class played a crucial role in the defeat of the BJP in Rajasthan, MP and Chhattisgarh.
Will river disputes dent BJP's Odisha dream?Rediff.com25 Jan 2018
by relentlessly campaigning to highlight the indifference of the Centre to safeguard the interests of Odisha in these inter-state disputes, the BJD is seeking to pin down the BJP.
Doctor who went where no one wanted to goRediff.com30 Nov 2017
It is not uncommon to see patients in Odisha being carried to hospitals on cots for miles. Recently, this picture was reversed when a doctor carried a pregnant woman to hospital on a cot for 12 km.
Naveen Patnaik's peon 'donated' crores to BJDRediff.com5 Aug 2017
P C Padhi became headlines in Odisha after a media expose on funds received by the BJD became known.
Billionaire's advice: 'People must borrow less'Rediff.com20 Jun 2017
'A lot of people -- whether farmers, students or businessmen -- think when they take a loan, that everything will go well and they will pay back.' 'Sometimes, things don't go well.'
Patnaik's biggest challenge in 17 yearsRediff.com15 May 2017
As the Odisha CM prepares to face the BJP onslaught, the BJP hopes to rope in some BJD heavyweights.
Odisha: Of unkept promises and chasing big-ticket investmentsRediff.com12 Jul 2016
A large chunk of the Rs 8.8 lakh crore of investments the Patnaik government had attracted is in uncertain territory.
Giridhar Gamang - Congress' loss, BJP's gainRediff.com15 Jun 2015
The Congress' fortune in Odisha has been on the slide ever since it lost power to the Biju Janata Dal in the 2000 elections. Party loyalist Giridhar Gamang's resignation has only added to its problems, says Dillip Satapathy
Posco's Odisha journey: Travails of a big-ticket projectRediff.com20 May 2015
Is it inconsistency in policy, or the lack of robust support?
Has Posco's Odisha plan finally hit the wall?Rediff.com31 Mar 2015
The 2,500-hectares lease included both notified and non-notified areas.