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Opinion  /  Published 21.09.19

Heckled online for being vegan? Yes, this happens too

Plating troubleSir — Some young people in Calcutta were recently heckled and harassed over sharing posts that sought to promote veganism. Besides being called ‘fascist’, some of them even had to...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 18.09.19

India is a node in the illegal pangolin trade

Sir — It is bad enough that pangolins are the world’s most widely trafficked animals. It is even more distressing that West Bengal seems to be emerging as an important smuggling route. The state a...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 10.05.20

Bird watch

Sir — Given that World Migratory Birds Day was just a few days ago, it was fitting to read that, according to the findings of the Wildlife Institute of India, Amur falcons — the long-distance migr...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 12.09.19

The US Open men’s singles final was enthralling

Sir — The US Open men’s singles final between Rafael Nadal and Daniil Medvedev was enthralling. The match lasted almost five hours, and eventually it was Nadal — the one with more experience —...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 04.05.20

True heroism

Sir — The World War II veteran, Captain Tom Moore, who raised more than £30 million for NHS Charities Together in the United Kingdom, recently celebrated his 100th birthday. His efforts bring to mi...
By The Telegraph

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Opinion  /  Published 07.09.19

Swachh Bharat: How to stop people from spitting

Ugly sightSir — Spitting on the road and just about any other place is a common sight in this country. It spread infectious diseases. This bad habit thrives owing to the worse practice of chewing pa...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 01.05.20

Not safe

Sir — While reports and pictures of animals reclaiming their lost spaces in the absence of human activity during the global lockdown are many, it was worrying to read that numerous safari parks and ...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 19.10.18

Pressure to marry hurts women's self-worth

Sir — A woman in Uganda recently got married, to herself. It would be incorrect to chalk this incident down to the woman’s eccentricity. The woman apparently staged her marriage to put her parents...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 28.08.19

Donald Trump's colonial fantasy

Sir — When the president of the United States of America disclosed his interest in buying the island of Greenland, most people thought he was joking. After all, political leaders rarely discuss thei...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 05.07.19

Does AI in casinos violate gamblers' right to privacy?

Fair falls foulSir — Swapan Dasgupta, a Rajya Sabha member, has requested the Centre to take over the Pous Mela, citing Visva-Bharati’s inability to organize the event as per the stipulations laid...
By The Telegraph


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