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Patralekha Chatterjee

As J&K is part of India, Kashmiris are ours too

Today, many young Indians see Kashmir only through the lens of bloodshed and violence.

21 Feb 2019 12:27 AM

On the jobs front, all is still not well

The government insists that all is well on the jobs front in Mr Modi’s “New India”.

08 Feb 2019 12:47 AM

Data wars will intensify as polls near, get ready

At a time of deep agrarian distress, there is also no comprehensive official data on farmer suicides.

31 Jan 2019 12:36 AM

India’s ‘egg wars’ and our political priorities

If Mr Upasane’s words sound like they are stigmatising the everyday egg, which many of us have for breakfast, it is meant to be so.

24 Jan 2019 12:02 AM

Can learning outcomes be a poll issue in India?

The latest Annual Status of Education Report (ASER 2018) covers 596 districts in rural India and a total of 354,944 households and 546,527 children.

19 Jan 2019 12:09 AM


Looking backwards as we look ahead to 2019

Today, religion and mythology make up the main course on the high table of political discourse in this country.

27 Dec 2018 12:48 AM

The Game of Change: Stormy days lie ahead

This isn’t how the BJP’s spin masters and pundits will frame the narrative in the coming days.

13 Dec 2018 5:37 AM

Looks can kill: Watch docs, hospitals closely

The investigations cover coronary stents, pacemakers, hip implants, knee implants, breast implants, pelvic meshes and intrauterine devices.

29 Nov 2018 12:05 AM

Must religion & health be on collision course?

In the city, the corresponding figure was 302. Health experts consider an AQI (air quality index) above 100 as unhealthy.

15 Nov 2018 12:00 AM

Don’t undermine SC, that would hurt India

The Supreme Court, as every Indian citizen knows, has served as the final word on some of the most important issues facing the country.

01 Nov 2018 12:00 AM


Insiders and outsiders: Why migrants are vital

Young India is hungry for jobs that pay, and there are not enough — a harsh reality that even official documents are forced to acknowledge.

18 Oct 2018 4:32 AM

#MeToo to #UsToo: Power lies in numbers

The stories of sexual harassment that we are hearing today can’t be all lumped in one basket.

13 Oct 2018 2:02 AM

Why ‘constitutional morality’ is vital, and matters to us all

Lawyers and judges have in the past weighed into the discussion on constitutional morality with great vigour.

04 Oct 2018 6:20 AM

Why religious leaders could turn predators

The powerful often flout the law because they know they can get away; the club of the powerful look after each other.

20 Sep 2018 1:45 AM

Dissent & democracy: A real debate needed

Some of the recent arrests were under UAPA, a law that turns on its head the principle that everybody is innocent till proven guilty.

06 Sep 2018 7:55 AM


Rising above adversity: Signs of hope in Kerala

Flooded Kerala has shown us what resilience means and what a joint rescue effort by officials and the people can achieve.

23 Aug 2018 6:54 AM

After Bihar-UP horrors, act fast, halt kids’ abuse

There are around 9,000 government-run childcare institutions and shelter homes for women/girls across India.

09 Aug 2018 6:01 AM

Vikas and violence can’t go together

Development programmes work best when there is social stability.

27 Jul 2018 12:38 AM

How a nation deals with the past: An Asian story

As elections draw closer, expect more prattle about the past, more talk about Mughals who ruled centuries ago, their monuments, their mayhem.

18 Jul 2018 7:27 AM

Don’t let the poison of hate spread, fight back

This time, the target was none other than external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj, who was being viciously trolled in the social media.

28 Jun 2018 2:48 AM