Riding Out the Killer Storms

Ullekh NP

The inside story of the India Meteorological Department’s success in predicting extreme weather

Temple Run

Studying Vedic mathematics and astrology

Cultural Grief

This subtle narrative set in Mumbai is powered by a Parsi and an Odiya tribal

Takes a Few Good Men

Lessons New Delhi can learn from one babu’s work in Orissa

In Pursuit of a Collector

A dispatch from Ground Zero of Orissa’s Malkangiri district

The Curious Case of Vedanta University

How the Orissa government bent over backwards to help billionaire Anil Agarwal

A Land Mine Waiting to Explode

This could be independent India’s biggest scam, worth an alleged Rs 300,000 crore. From the small to the big, famous to the infamous, all are guilty of illegal mining in Orissa.

The Letter Collector

A villager in Orissa has got letters from Mother Teresa, Neil Armstrong, Edmund Hillary, George Bush, Jimmy Carter...

When Write is Wrong

Politicians and political parties in Orissa’s capital are in a bind: there are no walls for graffiti. Most walls in this city sport traditional paintings

Wired for Victory, Sirji

It’s an information revolution in India’s remotest corners. Here’s how Naveen Patnaik’s BJD used technology and statistical wizardry to beat anti incumbency


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