Devdan Chaudhuri

OPEN TO OPINION

The writer is the author of 'Anatomy of Life'. He is one of the contributing editors of The Punch Magazine and lives in Kolkata.

VARIETY

 |   21-minute read

How did Lord Rama become a Hindu god?

Epic tales and poems become our culture, they start to govern our politics as well, like Ramayana and Ramcharitmanas.

VARIETY

 |   7-minute read

POLITICS

 |   7-minute read

POLITICS

 |   5-minute read

Nandan Nilekani saying Aadhaar can be used to sell data is very worrying

Infosys co-founder's latest statement is akin to suggesting Indians can sell someone else’s kidney without the person's consent or knowledge.

VARIETY

 |   4-minute read

Stephen Hawking will forever be remembered for speaking truth to power

The physicist displayed all characteristics of a great mind along with the additional trait of being involved in political activism.

VARIETY

 |   5-minute read

How Lenin and Russian Revolution in 1917 played a role in the origin of Women's Day

March 8 is a day to strengthen the fight against the 21st century struggles where women are still vying for equality, choice, freedom, peace and justice.

POLITICS

 |   12-minute read

What if India becomes a Hindu Rashtra?

Fear, hate and insecurity will be exploited to push down anti-people policies aimed at greater control and more profit.

POLITICS

 |   10-minute read

Why Rahul Gandhi’s temple run is not ‘soft-Hindutva’

In the pretext of Hindu religion and nationalism, BJP is shoving pro-super-rich neoliberalism and Savarkar’s Hindutva down our throats.

POLITICS

 |   15-minute read

The true story of Gorakhnath Mutt's role in Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute

Everything about the case stems from one person’s legacy: Mahant Digvijay Nath.

POLITICS

 |   5-minute read