Deepta Roy Chakraverti

OPEN TO OPINION

The writer is a corporate lawyer and mathematician by training, a psychic investigator by calling and daughter of the celebrated Wiccan Ipsita Roy Chakraverti. She is also author of the bestselling debut book ‘Bhangarh to Bedlam: Haunted Encounters’.

VOICES

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Is Jayalalithaa ruling Tamil Nadu from beyond the grave?

Perhaps that is what Panneerselvam meant when he told the press that the dead leader communicated with him.

VARIETY

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Was Mother Teresa possessed by evil spirits in her last days?

Father Rosario Stroscio of Sicily performed an exorcism on the nun with her consent.

VARIETY

 |   4-minute read

LIFE

 |   4-minute read

Will haunted dolls, laughing skulls come live at India's first supernatural fest?

Together, they seem to have an eerie, watchful atmosphere.

POLITICS

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Why I feel Mamata Banerjee's office may be haunted

In the old days, unclaimed and battered remains of the dead would sometimes be found here amongst debris and rubble.

LIFE

 |   6-minute read

Why I feel an evil spirit possessed Ma Durga idol at Deshapriya Park

Was there darkness within that form, which had been used, perhaps misused, by the powers that be?

LIFE

 |   4-minute read

How to tell you're in a haunted house

You can never really foretell when the past of a place will reach out and take life once again.

ART & CULTURE

 |   12-minute read

How Indira Gandhi's ghost is haunting her memorial

[Book excerpt] This place which preserved the blood of two leaders, shed in such trauma and shock, seemed to have succeeded in holding back more than just the tangible.