Srijana Mitra Das
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Opinion Editor, India Today Group Digital.

POLITICS

 |   6-minute read

When India Said No: Narendra Modi and India’s 'fin-de-siecle' moment for Pakistan

If Narendra Modi returns, it will also be for his closure on Pakistan as his beginning of welfare works in India.

ART & CULTURE

 |   5-minute read

Kalank Movie Review: ‘It's bombastic, bizarre and Bhansali-lite. But 'Kalank' does touch your heart!’

'Kalank' hits you — in the heart. It moves you with its spotlight on sheer love, despite the overblown sets and the disco-ghunghroo lines. For that, it gets three stars.

ART & CULTURE

 |   3-minute read

Kesari is a triumph of acting, action – and Akshay!

Akshay Kumar is transformed in his soldier’s role while the ensemble cast shines. Kesari merits a rich four stars!

POLITICS

 |   2-minute read

We could see Pulwama coming – and there’s more to follow

Attempted terror strikes of the most craven kind will only grow now, in Kashmir and elsewhere. This is when our leaders must rise to the occasion as one.

POLITICS

 |   9-minute read

Keep it cool: With Pakistan, India should never confuse deep friendships for the deep state

Few do jhappi-pappi bonhomie better than Lahore. Delhi must curb its enthusiasm and stay hard-headed

POLITICS

 |   7-minute read

A madness that binds: The common thread linking murdered J&K BJP secretary Anil Parihar with Pakistan's Asia Bibi

There's a mania that’s spilling from Sialkot to Srinagar, which is driving the lust for a jihadi 'azaadi'.

VARIETY

 |   5-minute read

‘Sometimes, you censor yourself in journalism - and totally un-censor yourself in fiction’

Famous Pakistani author Mohammed Hanif speaks with Srijana Mitra Das about his new book 'Red Birds' (Bloomsbury) and more.

ART & CULTURE

 |   -minute read

Manto is a film of genius, audacity – and pure love

Srijana Mitra Das reviews ‘Manto’ and finds it deserving of five stars.

POLITICS

 |   7-minute read

Three reasons why I think the ‘assassins of Rajiv Gandhi’ should never be freed

The Tamil Nadu government wants to release all seven convicts in the Sriperumbudur blast case. Doing so will be disastrous – and will only help more terror strikes against India

POLITICS

 |   5-minute read

Jalaluddin Haqqani is dead - but the Haqqani Network of terrorism is alive

India, more than any other country, faces grave danger from the 'terror corporate' mentored by Pakistan's ISI.