Basudev Mahapatra is an Indian journalist, commentary writer and documentary producer based in Bhubaneswar, Odisha. Interested in development, environment and conflict, Basudev writes for Italian digital newspaper L'indro (lindro.it) and manages the issue-based news website hotnhitnews.com as its editor.
Published in: openIndiaThe Modi Government’s war on environment
The Modi Government is pushing through reforms that weaken India’s existing environmental laws and threaten the...
Published in: openIndiaIndia’s fight against terrorism
Al-Qaida's aging leaders are struggling to compete for recruits with Islamic State. Nevertheless, India must prepare...
Published in: openSecurityMaoist hostage crisis in India: government indifference makes Maoists give up on mediation
Mediation has been successful at bringing down levels of violence and bringing popular welfare and social justice...