Damayanti Datta

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The writer is Executive Editor, India Today.

ART & CULTURE

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Who does goddess Durga actually belong to?

As her history shows, anybody who wants to worship and in any which way.

Damayanti Datta
@DattaDamayanti

POLITICS

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Can Indian Railways make some more laws against loud noise during sleep-time?

How loud is loud? Here's a recent experience aboard Shiv Ganga Express.

Damayanti Datta
@DattaDamayanti

POLITICS

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On Narendra Modi's birthday, how not to clean up India's rivers

No, prime minister, none of our rivers can be cured or corrected by broom-wielding everyday Indians.

Damayanti Datta
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POLITICS

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Can Supreme Court give the final word on Taj Mahal?

With 20 years of litigations having proved nothing, the court should put a blanket ban on filing yet another futile case.

Damayanti Datta
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VARIETY

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Unravelling of 'sex addict' Ram Rahim Singh also exposes what's wrong with us

For three long decades we never questioned the man who spun an empire of piety, erotica, rackets and coercion from inside his Dera.

Damayanti Datta
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POLITICS

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VARIETY

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POLITICS

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Demonetisation: Do we even know how many lives were lost?

Now is the time to bring out a report on the human impact of Modi government's experiment.

Damayanti Datta
@DattaDamayanti

POLITICS

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Ram Rahim Singh rape verdict exposes underbelly of Punjab’s 'dera culture'

At the root of it is the money: top deras roll in cash.

Damayanti Datta
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VOICES

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Mamata Banerjee is right in saying no Durga idol immersion on Muharram

Last year at least 12 communal clashes took place across West Bengal during this period.

Damayanti Datta
@DattaDamayanti