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Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Early Christmas For Farmers In Congress-Ruled States

For farmers of the Congress-ruled states, even at the cost of the exchequer, Santa Claus has come a bit early this year as the new Governments fulfilled their promise of waiving Rs 62,000 crore worth of farm loan, said...

GST Rates: Optics and Revenue Overriding Priority

The Centre's move to further carry out rationalisation of the tax rates of items under the GST regime has evoked subtle criticism from The Hindu. In its edit piece on Tuesday, the paper has argued that frequent tweaks to the...

PM Concerned Over Lacklustre Development In Odisha

Khurda: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday expressed anguish saying that despite all possible assistance by the Centre, there is no momentum in the development of Odisha. Addressing a public meeting at the National Institute of Science Education and Research...

Formal Schooling Not Helping Adivasi Children Get Life-Skills

The Odisha Government efforts to promote "mainstreaming" of Adivasi children may not, after all, help them get life-skills through formal schooling. In its opinion piece, The Wire spoke to some experts who voiced their worries about what the children were...

Monitoring Computers; Citizens Ought To Have Right To Privacy

The Centre's move to monitor and intercept computer devices has come under attack in sections of the media, with The Tribune suggesting that there should be a judicial oversight to any situation that requires security agencies to infringe on any individual's...

‘UP CM Interested In Politics, Not Justice’

Actor Naseeruddin Shah's remarks about the life of a cow being more important than that of a police officer on Thursday has triggered a row, bringing the Bulandshahr riots into national focus once again. In his opinion piece in...

Passage Of Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill To Boost Adoption Rate In India!

The passage of Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2016, in Lok Sabha on Wednesday would not only stop devaluation of poorer women and children, but also give a much needed boost to adoption in India, said the DNA in its edit...

Shaktikant Das Needs Diligent Act To Meet Govt’s Financing Target: Ila Patnaik

Shaktikanta Das appointment as the Governor of the Reserve Bank of India comes amid a bitter dispute about the regulator's autonomy. He has to walk a tightrope on the issue of capital management of the Central Bank, and according...

Prioritize Skill Development In Rural India

In India, according to the 2001 census, about 72.2% of the population are living in about 638,000 villages and remaining 27.8% live in about 5,380 cities, towns and urban agglomerations. Most of the country’s landmass belong to rural area...
Odissi dance drama Ripu Parinama being staged at Konark Festival in Konark on Tuesday. Photograph: Odishabytes

Konark Fest: Poor Odissi Show Leaves Dance Lovers Disappointed

Konark: The five-day long prestigious Konark Festival came to an end on a disappointing note with Odissi performance by Bhubaneswar-based Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra Odissi Research Centre here on Tuesday. The audience saw the mismatch in steps along with discordant vocals....
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BJP Picks Sanat Gadtia To Take On Naveen In Bijepur

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The BJP has finally picked a candidate to take on BJD president and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik in Bijepur assembly constituency,...