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Opinion  /  Published 25.10.19

Are children watching too many soap operas?

Sir — I was recently happy to hear sounds of children from my apartment complex playing with one another. This is encouraging in an age when children are mostly glued to electronic devices. But my a...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 24.10.19

This Diwali, be kind to dogs

Sir — On the second day of Diwali, some parts of India and Nepal celebrate Kukur Tihar, a festival where the bond between dog and man is celebrated. Dogs are worshipped and offered good food. While ...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 28.11.18

Selfies before the majesty of nature

Sir — Nature is noble, not so the humans who populate it. The beauty of the Kanchenjunga lit up by the first rays of the sun is a sight that not everyone is lucky enough to witness. Yet, on a recent...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 27.11.18

The shared joy of Christmas cake

Sir — There is already a nip in the air, which means that winter is finally setting in. This season resonates in a special way with the people of Calcutta, given the enthusiasm with which we celebra...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 28.03.19

Summer's poison is sweet

Sir — Summer is the season of sweet, bottled beverages. They help people deal with the heat. But these drinks can also adversely affect one’s health. A recent study published in the journal, Scien...
By The Telegraph

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Opinion  /  Published 08.02.20

Steal the spotlight

Sir — It is no secret that there is no love lost between the president of the United States of America, Donald Trump, and the Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi. Aft...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 25.03.19

Why are festivals occasions to break laws?

Sir — Why are public festivals looked upon as suitable occasions to break laws? It has been reported that more than 100 arrests were made in Calcutta on the occasion of Holi this year. Drunk-driving...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 23.03.19

There's poison in the public discourse on Pulwama

Sir — The article, “Old world, new fury” (March 15), by Chandrima S. Bhattacharya was brilliant. It prompts one to ask an important question: what is terror? Is its definition restricted to an o...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 05.02.20

Empty promises

Sir — When one does not have substance in one’s speech, one tends to speak more. The budget speech was so unnecessarily long that the finance minister felt unwell upon reading it. Further, this bu...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 03.02.20

Turbulent times

Sir — The decision of the airline, IndiGo, to ban the stand-up comedian, Kunal Kamra, for six months for allegedly heckling the news anchor, Arnab Goswami, on board a flight is unjustified (“Comic...
By The Telegraph


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