Kalinga Sendha Returns

Kalinga Sendha | A Study In Bullshit Happening In Odisha

The Kalinga Sendha is yet again woken up from its leisurely afternoon slumber (a habit made in solidarity with people of the land). He perks up his large ears….and hears a growing commotion. An election must be nearby, he still thinks as he tries to gaze from his half-open eyelids. Indeed, there has been changes. The roads have been fresh...

The Mock in Odisha Mahakumbh

Kalinga Sendha | A Study In Bullshit Happening In Odisha

Every time the pavements are painted and white barricades are up by the road to Airport, which is like six times in a year, I grasp that the Capital City is yet to witness another “Event.” People have stopped noticing that the contractor assigned with such t...

Hockey Shows the Queen’s Hickeys…

Kalinga Sendha | A Study In Bullshit Happening In Odisha

I love to roam the Ekamra Kshetra’s neat and airy roads…especially the Sachivalaya Marg where you can always smell the air and get a hint of any political broth cooking. This road  

The Constipation of the Lotus Eaters

Kalinga Sendha | A Study In Bullshit Happening In Odisha

There are no words to compliment a party of two-leggers, at least in my bovine vocabulary and worldview, when it loves our Species more than probably its own. And I’ve always been amused and awed by the Bharatiya Joomla Party and its hysterical antics. Whenever I ...

The Handmade Tail

Kalinga Sendha | A Study In Bullshit Happening In Odisha

I woke up that Tuesday with hectic activity in front of Ghania teashop since dawn. It opened an hour earlier. People out on flower stealing mission, masquerading as morning walk started congregating their ordering teas and discussing something important. They were joine...

Whos Afraid of Beige Panda?

Kalinga Sendha | A Study In Bullshit Happening In Odisha

There's a panda at large in Odisha's hinterlands, and it is no ordinary panda. Commonly known as the Beige Panda, it was once the pet of the Queen having unfettered access to her zenana, but once the Queen came to know of the panda's plans to replace her and...

The Great Poll Dance Spectacle

Kalinga Sendha | A Study In Bullshit Happening In Odisha

I had vanished just as water from Odisha’s rivers and canals in summer but had to return as several of my fans and flames complained that the bullshit is just piling up in the Queensdom and there is no one to analyze it. As it happens polls for the honcho chair is...

The Frenetic Fever of Five T

Kalinga Sendha | A Study In Bullshit Happening In Odisha

I had remained untraceable for months now, giving rise to rumours that some vested interests might have kidnapped me and sent across the Bangla border, a point of No Return. For there were delicious bits and pieces of news and events happening that would have me wander ...

PART TWO : The Frenetic Fever of Five T

Kalinga Sendha | A Study In Bullshit Happening In Odisha

As the Babu, sharp as a ramrod and with roving eyes entered the Hospital, it looked like the premises ere already smiling. The sweepers, never at hand to clean up the periphery or after the patients, had swept it spic n span, with bucketfuls of bleaching powder miraculo...