Srijana Mitra Das

OPEN TO OPINION

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Opinion Editor, India Today Group Digital.

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

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

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

POLITICS

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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

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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.

POLITICS

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‘I was given a huge bear hug by Captain Amarinder Singh – hugging is not treason’

Pakistani rock star Salman Ahmad speaks with Srijana Mitra Das about Navjot Singh Sidhu, Amarinder Singh, General Qamar Bajwa - and Nawaz Sharif.

ART & CULTURE

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'Mulk' is an engaging film — but could have hit harder

The movie raises vital questions of religion, identity and patriotism. But while its plot is strong, its execution often falters.

POLITICS

 |   8-minute read

'Hindu Pakistan', Forsooth — Why Shashi Tharoor, despite his perfect accent, is perfectly wrong

The Congress leader is apparently very worried about religious equality, if the BJP returns in 2019. Thus, it's time to push for a Uniform Civil Code.

POLITICS

 |   7-minute read

Such silk-tie sanctimony: How the UN, and the West, acts on Rohingyas, Saudi Arabia — and Kashmir

UN Human Rights High Commissioner Prince Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein says, ‘We are not fools’. Indeed, his and the West’s behaviour shows us how clever they are.

VOICES

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The little miracles of good news

Amidst all the lynchings, rapes and graft, let's not forget to celebrate three little miracles - from a Thai cave to an American dog - that shine like sunlight in the dark.