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Tuesday, Feb 18, 2020
Ashok Kumar Behera

Ashok Kumar Behera


Ashok Behera is a news editor of the national editions of Hindustan Times. He was heading the desk of HT’s Bhopal and Indore editions for over eight years. With a desk experience of over two decades, he has worked in newspapers in Delhi, Hyderabad, Panaij, Kolkata, Bangalore and Bhopal.

articles by Ashok Kumar Behera (8 results)
Mar 14, 2017 19:51
Road shows are not more than a show unless backed by consistent work on the ground. Here the Sangh Parivar was far ahead. read more
Feb 20, 2016 23:39
Instead of pursuing the path of a dialogue, Modi’s government used police action in the JNU and bureaucratic methods in the Hyderabad Central University (HCU) to tackle ideological conflicts. read more
Feb 18, 2016 17:15
The arrest of JNU students’ union president Kanhaiya Kumar under anti-national charges is an attempt by the BJP government to snuff out the progressive voice of the university, kill campus activism and foist a Hindutva version of nationalism, said many... read more
Dec 22, 2015 15:21
Russia’s growing proximity with China and Pakistan won’t hurt its historically cozy ties with India as New Delhi is the largest market for Russian defence purchases and needs Moscow’s help to maintain its large arsenal of imported military equipment,... read more
Sep 19, 2015 10:53
Jharkhand is among the few states in the country to have a specific law against witch hunts. But the mild Prevention of Witch Practices Act, 2001 has not done much to stop the victimisation of women branded as daayan, or witches. read more
Sep 09, 2015 21:56
The NDA government’s plan to revamp the Nehru Memorial Museum and Library (NMML) is welcome if it means expanding the compass of research on modern and contemporary India without diluting the Nehruvian legacy and distorting the saga of the freedom movement,senior... read more
Aug 23, 2015 18:16
Opinion appears sharply divided over whether a contentious domicile policy for Jharkhand would benefit its largely impoverished indigenous, tribal population or only end up destroying the state’s delicate social fabric. read more
Jul 29, 2014 22:12
Tweaking rules to make it easier to acquire land for industry could dent PM Narendra Modi’s huge political capital unless he also ensures a commensurate rise in compensation for farmers, political experts and economists say. read more