Srijana Mitra Das

OPEN TO OPINION

Opinion Editor, India Today Group Digital.

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.

POLITICS

 |   10-minute read

No one killed Aurangzeb — Fewer tears for Kashmir's slain soldier shows 'liberal' lack of empathy

Shujaat Bukhari's murder sparked online grief and anger. But why was the killing of an army man relatively overlooked?

VARIETY

 |   7-minute read

Imran Khan is a symbol of Pakistani nationalism, like Amitabh Bachchan, Sachin Tendulkar, Mohandas Gandhi in India

Pakistani musician, activist, physician and former UN Goodwill Ambassador Salman Ahmad in conversation with Srijana Mitra Das.

VARIETY

 |   7-minute read

Bye bye, Mughalsarai — new name, same old debate

By making the railway station’s renaming a fight between ‘secular’ and ‘communal’ history, India’s Linen Liberals lost it again.

HUMOUR

 |   7-minute read

From Khan Market to Kairana: A socialite socialist speaks

A satirical take on how the Linen Liberal's 'achhe din' look poised to return.