Angshukanta Chakraborty

OPEN TO OPINION

Angiography

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

POLITICS

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Two train accidents in a week should make Suresh Prabhu hang his head in shame

After the Kalinga-Utkal Express derailment in Muzaffarnagar, we have unforgivable scenes from Kaifiyat Express going off-track in Uttar Pradesh.

POLITICS

 |  Angiography  |   9-minute read

Chandigarh stalking case should leave Modi and BJP red-faced

The swiftness with which the two accused got bail and the victim-shaming that followed expose the Sangh’s rank misogyny.

POLITICS

 |  Angiography  |   8-minute read

No, Modi government. Cow ministry is ridiculous

Despite failing economic parameters, agricultural setbacks, vigilantism and moral policing, the Centre continues its regressive measures.

POLITICS

 |  Angiography  |   7-minute read

Supreme Court order on domestic abuse cases undoes decades of women’s rights movement

We can't let a patriarchal barrier erect between the battered women and the law.

POLITICS

 |  Angiography  |   9-minute read

Nithari serial killings are a painful reminder of the perplexing violence lurking within us

Death sentence for Moninder Singh Pandher and Surinder Koli does little to further either criminal justice or forensic understanding of such crimes.

POLITICS

 |  Angiography  |   7-minute read

A DNA profiling law is dystopian nightmare without the fundamental right to privacy

As government readies to table the Human DNA Profiling Bill in Parliament, we need to ask what are the safeguards to ensure the database isn't misused.

VARIETY

 |  Angiography  |   6-minute read

Sedition law is wrong. Arresting Muslim man for receiving WhatsApp message more so

The Chennai incident goes on to show how misguided interpretations of ‘anti-national’ make the minorities vulnerable to draconian laws.

POLITICS

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Paranjoy Guha Thakurta quitting as EPW editor signals how cronyism dictates Modi’s India

The articles against Adani Group dodging taxes and the government bending SEZ rules to benefit the company too have been taken down.

POLITICS

 |  Angiography  |   8-minute read

Media contesting Gopalkrishna Gandhi's patriotism is petty

The Opposition’s vice-presidential candidate had only shown his humanity while seeking clemency for Yakub Memon.

ART & CULTURE

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Karan Johar, Saif Ali Khan and Varun Dhawan's digs at Kangana Ranaut were disgusting

The actors and filmmaker clearly haven’t got over legitimate criticism and defiant feminism from the Queen of Bollywood.