Pathikrit Sanyal

OPEN TO OPINION

Pop-culture fanatic, meme junkie, potterhead, pun overlord.

VOICES

 |   7-minute read

Gaslighting an entire movement

Omission of facts are important when the agenda is to make civil liberties movements look frivolous.

ART & CULTURE

 |   3-minute read

ART & CULTURE

 |   4-minute read

Why Scarlett Johansson should not tell the story of trans mobster Dante 'Tex' Gill

Hollywood wants to profit off minorities, without really wanting to have them become part of the behemoth.

SCI-TECH

 |   4-minute read

No, the Chinese Firewall is not the answer to 'Lynchistan'

The solution being suggested by RS Prasad is graver than what is happening right now.

POLITICS

 |   5-minute read

Swamy and friends have it wrong — press freedom in India is a real problem

The media, Lutyens, liberal or otherwise, has more to fear than barbs from Subramanian Swamy.

VARIETY

 |   6-minute read

HUMOUR

 |   9-minute read

A fictional account of what went down at the Airtel office where Shoaib and Gaganjot work

Shoaib found himself at the receiving end of a bigoted tweet. What happened next will blow your mind.

VARIETY

 |   4-minute read

POLITICS

 |   4-minute read

Sure, CIA called VHP and Bajrang Dal 'militant', but the agency is way worse

Propaganda, economic sabotage, military coups, assassinations, even human experiments. What a résumé, right?

POLITICS

 |   3-minute read

CIA calls Bajrang Dal and VHP 'militant religious organisations', but who's listening?

You can't organise 'arms training camps' to protect Hindus and cry about being called militant.