1. When a Red sees red

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    Top Odisha Maoist Sabyasachi Panda who was responsible for the abduction of two Italian tourists in March this year may have snapped ties with the CPI-Maoist. In an audio message released last week, Sabyasachi has introduced himself as the secretary of Odisha Maovadi (Maoist) Party and not as the secretary...
  2. Do journalists sleep with the `enemy’?

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    Sampad Mahapatra was heading back from the jungle when we spoke. The `long’ phone conversation, however had to be split into four parts, thanks to the cellphone signals that kept dropping. My former colleague in NDTV, Odisha, Sampad was returning to Bhubaneswar after one of the most adventurous and dramatic...