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Street photography in a sea of faceless Indians

On a visit to Orissa in search of the elusive Dongria Kondh tribe, I chanced upon a weekly market in a remote village called Kakriguma. I was curious about what a flea market in a village populated with mainly tribals would have on display. 604 more words


If there be no State terror there may be no terrorist

Subhas Chandra Pattanayak

In reaction to a posting captioned ‘Sabyasachi Panda: crime under colonial definition is no crime per se’ published in these pages on July 26, a reader Arun Kumar Upadhyaya has hurled a comment with obnoxious and defamatory words. 277 more words


Sabyasachi Panda: crime under colonial definition is no crime per se

Subhas Chandra Pattanayak

Reacting on my posting of July 24, captioned ‘Mili Panda hopes situation shall not be created for creation of many Sabyasachis’, a very dear and close relation of mine, Sriman Hari Prasad Patnaik has postedhis views in social media Face Book. 1,323 more words


Naveen urges Centre to set up NIMHANS in Odisha


CUTTACK : Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today urged the Centre to set up NIMHANS-like institution in the state. He has shot off a letter to Union Health Minister Harshavardhan in this regard. 107 more words


Information on Depression over Northeast Odisha and adjoining Gangetic West Bengal:

Yesterday’s low pressure area over North Bay of Bengal and adjoining areas of Gangetic West Bengal and Odisha has rapidly concentrated into a Depression and lay centered at 0830 hours IST today, the 21st July,2014 over Northeastern parts of Odisha and adjoining areas of Gangetic West Bengal near Lat. 124 more words


Central India: There Are No Rights, No Constitution, No Rule Of Law. Is This Democracy?

In the last three months, I have extensively traveled to different parts of Central India (Chhattisgarh ,Odisha and Jharkhand) and what surprises me, is that nothing has changed over 6 years. 692 more words

Amar Kanwar, Environmental Filmmaker, Wins Prize for Art and Social Change

In a recent announcement, New York-based public art non-profit Creative Time revealed the winner of their annual Leonore Annenberg Prize for Art and Social Change. The recipient, Amar Kanwar, is best known for his compelling presentation of contemporary political, social, and environmental issues in India, and will be using the funds awarded to continue working on his current ecologically and socially intensive project titled ‘The Sovereign Forest.’ Now, judging from his history in video art and documentary filmmaking, this comes as no surprise; one of his first documentary projects,  190 more words