Angshukanta Chakraborty

OPEN TO OPINION

Angiography

Opinionator at DailyO. Because criticism is the opium of the classes.

POLITICS

 |  Angiography  |   9-minute read

Modi government has politicised yoga

Citizens whose bodily autonomy is under threat should ask the government how it can get its priorities so wrong.

POLITICS

 |  Angiography  |   8-minute read

Why it shouldn't matter if some Kashmiris are celebrating Pakistan's win against India

The beauty of the game should triumph over silly cultural nationalism.

POLITICS

 |  Angiography  |   6-minute read

CBI crying foul over 'freedom of press' to New York Times is beyond embarrassing

The 'caged parrot' displayed petulance and extreme insecurity in the 'letter to the editor' over the Times' scathing editorial on the NDTV raids.

POLITICS

 |  Angiography  |   5-minute read

Vijay Mallya becoming the poster boy of corruption is good for crony capitalism

The 'wilful defaulter' tag has led to the flamboyant tycoon being booed by NRIs in a UK stadium, but his isn't even the tip of the bad loan iceberg.

POLITICS

 |  Angiography  |   8-minute read

What will they talk about when Modi and Trump meet later this month?

The POTUS is scheduled to have his first in-person bilateral meet with the PM on June 26, after a controversial walkout from the Paris Climate accord.

MONEY

 |  Angiography  |   9-minute read

SBI chief’s self-contradictions on loan waivers and demonetisation are disturbing

Arundhati Bhattacharya had expressed deep reservations about government writing off farmers’ debt, but she wants a bailout package for the telecom sector.

VOICES

 |  Angiography  |   4-minute read

Image of gang-raped woman carrying dead body of her child in Metro will haunt us

The cold-blooded plotting to sexually assault the 19-year-old mother, the casual killing of an infant, expose a sickness.

ART & CULTURE

 |  Angiography  |   6-minute read

Arundhati Roy’s The Ministry of Utmost Happiness is a literary castration of the hypermasculine nation

In its dogged refusal to become a thing of beauty, it celebrates the androgynously loving, hideous leftovers of 21st century Indianness.

MONEY

 |  Angiography  |   8-minute read

Modi’s economics has hurt India's growth. Raghuram Rajan must be having the last laugh

Whether it’s demonetisation or the new cattle trade restrictions, the anti-minority, anti-poor stance couldn’t get more obvious.

POLITICS

 |  Angiography  |   6-minute read