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Letters To The Editor
Opinion  /  Published 11.05.22

Taliban's diktat on Afghan women

In chains Sir — The script is unfolding in familiar ways in Afghanistan. Recently, the Taliban government issued a decree ordering Afghan women to wear the all-enveloping burqa in public. The ...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 10.05.22

Commercialisation of folk art

Fair pay Sir — Folk art and craft are intricately linked to the history and culture of a region. However, they rarely get the respect they deserve. First, they are often kept out of the hallow...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 10.05.22

Fallen city: Hong Kong China's stronghold

Hong Kong has served as a gateway to China since the British handover of the city a quarter of a century ago. On Sunday, Beijing took its latest step towards slamming that door shut. John Lee, a forme...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 09.05.22

Letters to the Editor: Salary hike for police dogs

A dog’s life Sir — It is said that a dog is man’s best friend. But the reverse can be equally true. Consider the proposal of the cops at Lalbazar. It has been reported that the &lsq...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 08.05.22

Should sleeping on the job be normalised?

Sweet dreams Sir — Sleeping on the job is usually frowned upon. But the start-up, Wakefit, has come up with an official policy that will allow its employees 30 minutes of nap time in the after...
By The Editorial Board

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Opinion  /  Published 07.05.22

Kangaroos in Bengal a worrying sign?

Strange sight Sir — India may have many rare species of animals but the kangaroo is not one of them. Officials recently found a few kangaroos in the forests of Jalpaiguri, West Bengal. This poi...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 06.05.22

Letters to the Editor: US abortion row's impact

One step back Sir — A leaked draft opinion of the Supreme Court of the United States of America suggests that it is poised to strike down Roe vs Wade, a landmark decision that guaranteed a...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 05.05.22

Letters to the Editor: Unique Tokyo cafe

On the clock Sir — While most of us procrastinate every now and then, with writers it is a particularly common occupational hazard. Churning out remarkable manuscripts on a strict deadline can ...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 04.05.22

Letters to the Editor: Met Gala reveals fashion no longer blind to politics

Winds of change Sir — Progressive politics and the world of fashion have not always seen eye to eye. In recent years, a welcome change has been discernible. The Met Gala, considered to be the b...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 03.05.22

Letters to the Editor: Stand together

Sir — Boris Becker’s jail sentence has shocked the world of tennis. He has had a shining sporting career. It is sad that his reputation has been ruined. Fakhrul Alam, Calcutta Ill repute...
By The Editorial Board


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