Malini Banerjee
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English   |   Bangla

The writer is a special correspondent with India Today, Kolkata.

VARIETY

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Why did #MeToo survivors stay silent for so long

They are threatened with loss of livelihood. With the loss of reputations.

POLITICS

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VOICES

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Why I feel Kolkata needs to chill it with Starbucks launch

In 2005, T3 served a pot of tea that served two and a half cups of tea (that half was so precious) for about Rs 60.

VOICES

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What the Papon controversy taught me about idols

That is the thing about idols - they are flawed humans too.

VARIETY

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What is it with Bengalis and their names?

A large, hulk of a man I know has an unlikely feminine nickname - Pam.

POLITICS

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LIFE

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POLITICS

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West Bengal is asking, whose Didi is she?

With the state voting Mamata Banerjee again, it's time to realise that her majority lies with the grassroots.

ART & CULTURE

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When Big B was a comic book hero and the world was a safer place

I couldn’t help but feel a pang of nostalgia for the innocence of those times.

LIFE

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Ode to Boroline, or how to make a Bengali’s head explode?

What really gets our goat is the way the rest of India pronounces 'Kolkata'.