Sanghamitra Baruah

OPEN TO OPINION

English   |   Bangla

Works at DailyO.

VOICES

 |   5-minute read

American killed by protected Andaman tribe: What missionaries need to understand about conversion

There are a number of others who also want to cling on to their 'unique culture and sentiments' but have to face the ire of the conformists.

VARIETY

 |   3-minute read

Bangkok gets its first glass skywalk on top of its tallest building. Why we are obsessed with dizzying heights

The daredevils among us are ready to walk confidently onto the glass floors, while looking down at the world.

VARIETY

 |   7-minute read

VARIETY

 |   4-minute read

POLITICS

 |   8-minute read

NRC update, citizenship bill, Bengali Hindus, Miyas: Why history won't be kind to Assamese intellectuals

Even if we assume that all illegal immigrants will be flushed out of Assam, could we expect a better life and dignity for the 'genuine' citizens?

POLITICS

 |   5-minute read

Sabarimala is not about Lord Ayyappa. It's about women worshiping men to keep the 'manly' world order intact

It is actually adult women — women in their prime — who intimidate Hindu men the most.

POLITICS

 |   8-minute read

5 killed in Assam: Why ULFA sees last chance to revive fortunes in BJP govt's push for Citizenship (Amendment) Bill

The state BJP government is in a precarious position — it can't oppose the Bill introduced by the Centre, it can't ignore local sentiments either.

VARIETY

 |   4-minute read

VARIETY

 |   4-minute read

Titanic replica: Why we are not ready to give up until there is a happy ending

What if RMS Titanic was not a grand ship but a dinghy transporting slaves or a boat packed with refugees?

VARIETY

 |   5-minute read