Srijana Mitra Das

OPEN TO OPINION

Opinion Editor, India Today Group Digital.

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.

POLITICS

 |   -minute read

‘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

 |   4-minute read

'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

 |   6-minute read

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.

POLITICS

 |   9-minute read

Stop being farzical — this is about avenging India

Politics over surgical strike video is disrespectful to the Indian armed forces — and the people they serve.

POLITICS

 |   8-minute read

The Amarnath pilgrimage and our search for Kashmiriyat

How this year's Yatra goes will show whether Kashmir has retained its 'special' quality - and the right to demand special status.

POLITICS

 |   8-minute read

The 'independence' debit card at the ‘Bank of Kashmir’

Congress leader Saifuddin Soz’s remark on what Kashmiris want reveals what they actually never got. It's time we stop hearing this 'independence' talk.