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What India can learn from Odisha
'Evacuation' has been key to disaster management in Odisha.The aim is to achieve zero casualty.Dillip Satapathy meets the two men who took up the herculean task of shifting people. IMAGE: Odisha......
Odisha politicos turn to the farmer ahead of polls
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......
Will river disputes dent BJP's Odisha dream?
By relentlessly campaigning to highlight the indifference of the Centre to safeguard the interests of Odisha in inter-state disputes, the BJD is seeking to pin down the BJP. Dillip Satapathy......
Doctor who went where no one wanted to go
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......
Naveen Patnaik's peon 'donated' crores to BJD
P C Padhi became headlines in Odisha after a media expose on funds received by the BJD became known.Dillip Satapathy reports. The name Purna Chandra Padhi did not ring a bell with the people of......
Billionaire's advice: 'People must borrow less'
'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.' IMAGE: 'With the......
Odisha: Of unkept promises and chasing big-ticket investments
A large chunk of the Rs 8.8 lakh crore of investments the Patnaik government had attracted is in uncertain territory, says Dillip Satapathy. The ninth of a 10-part series looks at the......
PSUs up investment ante, set to pump in 16% more in FY16
Capital expenditure by public sector undertakings (PSUs), including Indian Oil, Bharat Petroleum and PowerGrid, is expected to rise from Rs 1.29 lakh crore in FY15 to Rs 1.5 lakh crore this......
Posco's Odisha journey: Travails of a big-ticket project
Ten years after signing an MoU with the state government, South Korean steel major finds its proposed project pushed to the edge It will soon be 10 years since Posco India signed a memorandum of......
Has Posco's Odisha plan finally hit the wall?
The new mining law, which provides for allotment of mines solely through auctions, may have sounded the death knell for its proposed steel plant Has Parliament passing the Mines and Minerals......
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