Governor should refuse assent to Orissa Official Language (Amendment) Bill

Subhas Chandra Pattanayak Orissa Official Language (Amendment) Ordinance, 2016 was authored by bureaucracy on 21 May 2016 in a haphazard manner and was promulgated the same day. In a Bill form it was placed before the Legislative Assembly on 27 … Read more →


Subhas Chandra Pattanayak Under plutocratic intoxication mainstream authors of Orissa, who dazzle with awards and decorations, have thrown the splendid Oriya language into such distance from the people that the language has lost its relevance to almost all city dwellers … Read more →

Assembly in Session // Has Mining helped Orissa? The question is directly put to Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik

Subhas Chandra Pattanayak Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, history will certainly note, has squandered away Orissa’s mineral wealth in the name of earning for the State Exchequer. I have written on the subject so many times in these pages. Without going … Read more →