HSRP:A method to test how far people bear with arbitrary administrative action

Subhas Chandra Pattanayak Affixation of High Security Registration Plate (HSRP) on vehicles, with threat of heavy penalty to defaulters, is perhaps a method to test how far people bear with arbitrary administrative action. The term ‘high security’ is not defined … Read more →

Speaker must ask the CM to remain in the Assembly or recommend the Governor to dissolve it

Subhas Chandra Pattanayak Orissa Assembly has become a place of partnership in privileged hooliganism. Members of all the non-Communist parties have reduced it to condition of no legislative business. In absence of debating environment Guillotine replaces application of informed legislative … Read more →

Servants of the People Society forces employees of Samaja into Hobson’s choice of hunger , serious threat to human rights: A case for OHRC to intervene

Subhas Candra Pattanayak Every employees of Orissa’s mainstream newspaper Samaja has been forced to have a Hobson’s choice of hunger by accepting any one of the four options “offered” by the ‘Servants of the Peoples Society’ (SoPS), which has fraudulently … Read more →