The Samaya
TypeDaily Newspaper
WebsiteThe Samaya Web Portal
Free online archivesThe Samaya Epaper

The Samaya is an Odia daily newspaper which was first published in 1996 in Bhubaneswar. Its editor was S. Hota, and its publisher Ranjib Biswal.[1][2] It is a popular newspaper which is read around Odisha.


  1. ^ R.K.Mahapatra (2004), "Growth and Development of Press in Orissa" (PDF), Orissa Review
  2. ^ Vir Bala Aggarwal, ed. (2002). Media and Society: Challenges and Opportunities. New Delhi: Concept. p. 151. ISBN 8170229960. A recent addition to the colour daily newspaper scene of Orissa is the Samaya, again published by Sri Ranjib Biswal, former Member of Parliament and son of Sri Basanta Kumar Biswal, a political heavy weight in the State of Orissa.