Journalism in Jolt // CM blackmails Soumyaranjan into silence

Subhas Chandra Pattanayak I was shocked to see how Orissa’s media almost utterly outcasted Sri Soumyaranjan Patnaik, Editor of Sambad, in the slugfest between him and the Chief Minister, when political environment is agog with approaching footfall of election-2024. Journalism … Read more →

Naveen’s close colleague prima facie a murderer : Special Court to determine

Subhas Chandra Pattanayak The Special Court established in Bhubaneswar to expeditiously dispose of criminal cases against ministers/MLAs/MPs is now referred to proceed with the case against Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s close colleague/former Minister Pratap Kumar Jena, who, in the opinion … Read more →

ଶେଷରେ ବାଇମୁଣ୍ଡିଙ୍କୁ ନବୀନ ପଟ୍ଟନାୟକ ମାରିଦେଲେ / Naveen Patnaik finally killed Baimundi

ସୁଭାଷ ଚନ୍ଦ୍ର ପଟ୍ଟନାୟକ କଟକ ଚିନ୍ତା ବାଇମୁଣ୍ଡିକୁ । ରାଧାମୋହନ ଗଡ଼ନାୟକ ତାଙ୍କ କବିତାରେ ଯଦି ଏହା ଲେଖିନଥାନ୍ତେ, ତେବେ ବି କଟକ ସହରକୁ ଜାଣିଥିବା କୌଣସି ଓଡ଼ିଆ ଏହା ଜାଣନ୍ତିନି – ଏକଥା କେହି ବିଶ୍ଵାସ କରନ୍ତେ ନାହିଁ । କାରଣ, ଏହା ସର୍ବଜନବିଦିତ ଯେ,ବାଇମୁଣ୍ଡିଙ୍କ ହେତୁ ହିଁ କଟକ ସହର କାଳର କରାଳ … Read more →

Orissa CM dances to the tune of Pandian ! Rule of Law in trammels: Governor silent when an Editor revolts

Subhas Chandra Pattanayak In these pages, almost a decade ago on October 7, 2013, I had warned Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik that his private secretary V.K.Pandian was emerging as the Super Chief Minister. This anarchy, unless done away with, rule … Read more →