Sayantan Ghosh
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The writer is an editor and lives in Delhi

VOICES

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Christchurch terror attack: Why hate is the easiest emotion to embrace

Jacinda Ardern, the New Zealand Prime Minister, has rejected the message of hate, paving the path for a more accepting society. Can't we all do the same?

ART & CULTURE

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In an age of fake news, why Tintin is the reporter-hero we need

Tintin was no macho Sunny Deol who'd beat his enemies to pulp for purely personal reasons. He believed in dialogue and seeking the truth. We'd do well to revisit this young journalist who just turned 90.

VARIETY

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How the food we eat shapes our existence

Food is more than just about how it looks and tastes. It's also about how we remember it.

ART & CULTURE

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Delhi will forever be grateful to TM Krishna for freeing our 'caged' minds

The reason why the audience turned up that day was to ensure that an artist’s voice is heard and discussed, and not silenced by vicious trolling.

ART & CULTURE

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Why we love Shah Rukh Khan: He's one of us

The superstar is first one of the masses, from us, inspiring us, never afraid to love us back. This will always make him special

ART & CULTURE

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ART & CULTURE

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Why we must not give up on our local bookshops

Imagine Mussoorie without its legendary Cambridge Book Depot where Ruskin Bond still drops by to sign books.

VOICES

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Bangalore molestation incident is a grim reminder of India's fragile masculinity

The time of the day, or night, when a woman should be outside her home or inside, is dependent on only one thing. Whenever she chooses to be.

VOICES

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What Bob Dylan’s Nobel win means for ‘literature’

If award committees can step out of their comfort zones, why shouldn’t writers around the world too try to experiment with their form and style?