Opinion  /  Published 22.01.22

Letters to the Editor: 'Wife-beater' cannot be a name for a fashion item

Dubious moniker   Sir — The language of fashion is reflective of social and cultural norms and can often be problematic. It is appalling that the ubiquitous white ganji &mda...

Opinion  /  Published 21.01.22

Letters to the Editor: The Royal Shakespeare Company must be lauded for pushing boundaries

Cast anew Sir — Stories must be retold according to the changing needs of the time. The Royal Shakespeare Company has set its new production of Much Ado About Nothing in an Afro-futuristic worl...
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Opinion  /  Published 20.01.22

Letters to the Editor: Will virtual chats change how we date?

Honest encounter Sir — Before the pandemic, the words, social distancing, may have sounded alien and counterproductive in the world of dating. But in the new normal, the rules of engagement hav...
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Opinion  /  Published 19.01.22

Letters to the Editor: Code of conduct for women in professional spaces discriminatory

Loud and clear Sir — The code of conduct that women have to adhere to in professional spaces is often blatantly discriminatory, even absurd. A senior academic, Annette Plaut, was sacked from he...
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Opinion  /  Published 17.01.22

Letters to the Editor: Why aerial surveys during floods don't reveal all

 Invisible links Sir — After devastating floods struck Bihar in August 2017, the prime minister, Narendra Modi, conducted an aerial survey of the affected areas. The state’s chief mi...


Opinion  /  Published 14.01.22

Letters to the Editor: Make bedtime stories more relevant

Not enough Sir — Literary classics may be a source of comfort, but they are no longer sufficient for shaping young minds. In a laudable move, the Oxford University Press is urging parents to r...

Opinion  /  Published 13.01.22

Letters to the Editor: Santragachhi Jheel not fit for fish

Wrong choice Sir — Why is it that every time Covid-19 infections spike, the education system has to bear its brunt? Melas and political gatherings continue unabated, malls and salons...

Opinion  /  Published 12.01.22

Letters to the Editor: the key to healing the world can be found in nature itself

Natural solution Sir — Human apathy is perhaps the most potent challenge to fighting climate change. This could be why nature has taken matters into its own hands. Latest research has found tha...

Opinion  /  Published 11.01.22

Letters to the Editor: Vanishing 'nolen gur' a worry for Bengalis

Sweet memory   Sir — Nolen gur aficionados have a frown on their faces even though it is winter: the quality of the product is no longer what it used to be. The reasons are two-f...

Opinion  /  Published 10.01.22

Letters to the Editor: How climate change has altered language

New meanings Sir — The internet has changed language. Although much has already been said about this, a new study from Lancaster University reveals the impact that technology has had on Britis...


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