Tuesday, 9 August, 2022

Topic: Odisha

Sriya as a K-pop idol is no fluke. A well-oiled industry is hunting for Indian stars

From Brazil to Belgium to Africa, K-pop is now going global. India's Sriya Lenka is the newest addition.

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik asks all ministers to resign ahead of cabinet reshuffle

The ministry reshuffle exercise began a day after the ruling BJD won three Rajya Sabha seats and the by-poll in the Brajrajnagar assembly constituency.

Madhusudan Das — the lawyer who unified Odisha and reformed Indian judiciary

Celebrated as ‘the grand old man’ of Odisha, Madhusudan Das was a pioneer of Odiya unification and women’s rights. He stood up for his people.

BJP’s Sambit Patra slams Odisha CM for not inviting anyone from Centre to open medical college

Patra pointed out that the college was established under a centrally sponsored scheme, and expressed disbelief that it was being inaugurated 'without informing' the Centre.

Our take on Odisha IAS officers, Russia’s pullback promise, biometric data law – in 50 words

ThePrint view on the most important issues this week.

Odisha IAS officers must know their oath is to the Constitution, not to political masters

ThePrint view on the most important issues, instantly.

Odisha IAS-IPS officers ‘politicians in disguise’, says BJP, after visit to ‘congratulate’ CM

Chief secy & DGP led officials to CM’s house to congratulate him on BJD’s civic polls win. But chief secy says visit, 1st after Covid, was to update Naveen Patnaik on projects.

Poor focus & narrative, CM Patnaik’s touch — why BJP got swept by BJD in Odisha rural polls

New Delhi: The Biju Janata Dal's massive victory in Odisha's rural body polls is being seen as a victory for the party's comprehensive ground...

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Opposition leaders protest outside Parliament | Representative image | ANI

Confused, aimless—why Opposition parties live up to Ronen Sen’s ‘headless chicken’ remark

From ‘compromising national security’ to 'playing havoc' with institutions, the Opposition continues to attack Modi while failing to reflect on own actions.
A suspension pylon in Tamil Nadu | Commons

You thought power subsidy is a Delhi-Punjab problem? Check out Tamil Nadu’s power sector mess

RBI data shows Indian discoms owe power generation firms over Rs 4.5 lakh crore, almost a third of which is owed by Tamil Nadu, where power subsidy cost is twice that of food subsidy.


Women Army officers outside the Supreme Court in New Delhi on 17 February 2020 ( representational image) | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

First batch of 19 women cadets join NDA, set to begin training this week

The cadets will train for three years at NDA, Khadakwasla for the 148th course. The Supreme Court last year paved the way for women to take the NDA test for the first time.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.