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Letters To The Editor
Opinion  /  Published 25.04.22

Letters to the Editor: Hats off to Bengali daily soaps!

Imagined worlds Sir — A Bengali daily soap showed the female lead — allegedly a country bumpkin — worshipping Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa with garland and incense...
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Opinion  /  Published 24.04.22

Letters to the Editor: Putin will stop at nothing to win the war

Play of optics Sir — As Russia continues its war against Ukraine, the leaders of the two countries are also locked in a battle of opinions on social media. If the Ukrainian president, Volodymy...

Opinion  /  Published 23.04.22

Letters to the Editor: Why must women continue to face prejudice in healthcare?

Equitable care Sir — As with most aspects of life, women face severe prejudice in healthcare. Ailments that are specific to women were earlier written off by medical practitioners as hysteria....
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Opinion  /  Published 22.04.22

Letters to the Editor: Treat elderly actors with respect and dignity

Out of line   Sir — One moment that stood out amidst the chaos in this year’s Oscars was of the bonhomie between the singer, Lady Gaga, and the veteran entertainer, Liza Minnelli. Mi...
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Opinion  /  Published 21.04.22

Letters to the Editor: Kalbaishakhis are becoming increasingly rare

Receding storm Sir — In the month of April and May, nor’westers — kalbaishakhis in local parlance — bring relief from the stifling and sultry Calcutta summer. When d...
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Opinion  /  Published 20.04.22

Letters to the Editor: The modern Indian family is taking on many forms

New blend Sir — Remarriage in India, where the divorce rate is only about one per cent, is still frowned upon. The situation is further complicated when children are thrown into the mix —...
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Opinion  /  Published 19.04.22

Letters to the Editor: Journal writing is a good way of taking care of one’s mental health

Feelings on paper Sir — There has been a boom in journal writing during the pandemic. Not only does keeping a journal help increase mindfulness, concentration and organizational skills but it a...
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Opinion  /  Published 18.04.22

Letters to the Editor: Lemon prices are squeezing household budgets

Sour lemons Sir — Summers, especially in the tropics, are incomplete without lemons. A tall glass of nimbu pani can be both refreshing and healthy. Alas, with a single lemon reta...
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Opinion  /  Published 17.04.22

Letters to the Editor: Festivals have become cause for anxiety not joy

Lost spirit Sir — While Bharatiya Janata Party leaders, including Dilip Ghosh, led Ram Navami rallies at various parts of West Bengal, the ruling Trinamul Congress conducted rival celebrat...
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Opinion  /  Published 16.04.22

Letters to the Editor: 'DiPuDa' is always a hit with Bengalis in summer

Familiar bite Sir — As Calcutta heads into the stuffy summer months, Bengalis can be seen packing their bags and setting off for favoured destinations like Digha, Puri or Darjeeling — fon...
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