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Patriarchy
Opinion  /  Published 12.09.19

A grammar horror story for Friday the 13th

Today is Friday the 13th and I want to talk about a spine-chilling experience. A chain of circumstances led me to spending a night in the company of a Bengali grammar book, with no one around but a lo...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya in

Opinion  /  Published 23.01.19

Today Modi appears to be a chastened man

Sir — The editorial, “Unbranded” (Jan 16), has rightly raised questions about the leadership of the prime minister, Narendra Modi. After the recent electoral defeats in the state assemblies of R...
By The Telegraph in

Entertainment  /  Published 22.01.19

Netflix's Soni is a must-watch

Women never have it easy. Even if they are tough-as-nails cops, like the protagonists in Soni, Netflix India’s latest offering, a story of two women who constantly shatter the glass ceiling but are ...
By Priyanka Roy in

Opinion  /  Published 24.11.18

Wanted: Some nice, sanitised men

India is a country for men. Traditionally, brothers and sons-in-law lap up ritual acknowledgments of their preciousness every year from sisters and mothers-in-law. Whether it is Bhai Phonta or Jamai S...
By The Editorial Board in

West Bengal  /  Published 29.07.19

Narrow minds that breed poison

On the night of April 14, 2016, a Presidency University undergraduate student was abused and assaulted by a group of men because she was wearing shorts and smoking while walking a friend to the bus st...
By The Telegraph in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 09.05.19

We have to keep challenging misogyny

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By Mehmal Sarfraz in

Opinion  /  Published 28.12.19

Phantasmal parade at BHU

Ghosts do exist, albeit only in the mind. Few will deny that supernatural beings — benign or otherwise — are products of either the infirm or the fecund imagination. The father of modern psycholog...
By The Editorial Board in

Calcutta  /  Published 06.05.20

Living with the enemy

The solution? Long-term social change “Thousands of years of conditioning takes time to change” says Kapoor. “However, with the work of women’s organisations over decades, dom...
By Bhagyasri Chaudhury in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 30.11.18

Unsafe as houses: Women face danger at home

The most dangerous place for women, according to a United Nations report on gender-related killing of women and girls, is their home. Of the 87,000 female homicides in 2017, 58 per cent were perpetrat...
By The Editorial Board in

West Bengal  /  Published 29.07.19

Patriarchy splits Bypass housing complex

Many at Ruchira Residency say a resident’s dress should not matter when she goes to report a leaking tap.Many others in the Bypass housing estate think the father of 22-year-old Yishi Chakrabarty, w...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta


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