September 11, 2019

The traffic fines!

With a sense of jubilation, the government announced the steep rise in penalties and fines related to road safety, making it many times than the existing […]
September 10, 2019

The appliqué art of Pipli!

Pipli, famous for its appliqué art, is about 40 km from Puri and is closer to Bhubaneswar. The art form reached its peak in 11CE when […]
September 10, 2019

Raghurajpur Arts village!

Sunday was a respite, between my official work, as I decided to make the best of my leisure time to travel to Raghurajpur, a crafts village […]
September 6, 2019

Chandrayan 2

The prestigious space programme, landing a rover in controlled conditions 363000 Kms away from our planet. Our premier space agency Indian Space Research Organisation specially chose […]
September 5, 2019

Looking forward!

As usual, there is hue and cry at a mere 5% growth and a section appalled with the fall in the sales of auto-sector. I wrote […]
August 30, 2019

GDP growth at 5%

The GDP growth has stunted at 5% as per information released by the government today. Given the unprecedented manipulation of government data and statistics, I hope […]
August 30, 2019

National Register of Citizens (NRC)

A large portion of the Indian state of Assam shares its border with Bangladesh, the latter always more impoverished than their erstwhile northern part, West Pakistan. […]
August 27, 2019

Economic immigrants!

I wait among the cacophony of the railway station platform, the afternoon monsoon setting forth its inimitable drizzle. Forbidden by my surgeon to travel by air […]
August 25, 2019

The economic challenges!

I am happy that Rajiv Kumar, the Vice Chairman of the Niti Aayog, had braved and remarked of an ‘unprecedented liquidity crisis’ that has affected India. […]