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Opinion  /  Published 21.10.21

‘Refugee Durga’ speaks same as maternal devi

The evocative idol of Durga as a refugee being transported in a truck together with her children and her belongings is a far cry from Goddess Durga, all-powerful, astride a lion. But this is precisely...
By Arghya Sengupta

World  /  Published 15.10.21

Sheikh Hasina makes plea for India vigil on hate

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday said neighbouring countries like India should also be vigilant to ensure that religion is not used to divide people, against the backdrop of communa...
By Devadeep Purohit in Calcutta

Books  /  Published 08.10.21

A fundamental text

Gautam Bhatia examines “Citizenship and the Constitution” in the following chapter, closely analysing the “extraordinary circumstances” in which the Constitution of independent...
By Samantak Das

Opinion  /  Published 27.09.21

For an open, better world

June 13, 2021, was a momentous day for the leading democracies of the world. The president of the United States of America, Joe Biden, travelled to the United Kingdom to attend the G-7 summit. On that...
By Ashim Bhuyan

Opinion  /  Published 20.09.21

Gingerly Yours: War of words

What I cannot tell some people, I take out on telemarketers. They mostly call to offer personal loans. I play with them for a while like gau rakshaks play with cattle sellers, or cat with mi...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya

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Opinion  /  Published 07.09.21

Poisoned fruits: A family of lies

There is a difference between lying and making bad decisions, but the two are often intimately connected, especially in public life. As children, almost all of us have been told that lying is bad, tha...
By Ruchir Joshi

Opinion  /  Published 24.08.21

UCC: The history of a code

While hearing a divorce case, the Delhi High Court directed the Centre to take the steps necessary to bring in a Uniform Civil Code in order to avoid conflicting realities coming in the way of the del...
By Zakia Soman

Opinion  /  Published 19.08.21

Snaking line: A fair law for refugees

It is possible that the compulsions of the New Great Game unfolding in Afghanistan and its neighbourhood have deflected global attention from the frightening scale of the humanitarian crisis that is g...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 11.08.21

The future of history

Amidst the pandemic, many policies that should have generated heated debate and concerns have been pushed through with little to no murmur. Among issues that have been shadowed over are the scrapping ...
By Navneet Sharma, Madhuri Sharma

Opinion  /  Published 10.08.21

Horsepower: BJP IT Cell

None can accuse the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh of possessing a sterile imagination. Yogi Adityanath has described, with a touch of creativity, the social media as an ‘unbridled horse’...
By The Editorial Board


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