Soumyadipta Banerjee

OPEN TO OPINION

English   |   Bangla

VARIETY

 |  Paradigm shift  |   6-minute read

POLITICS

 |  Paradigm shift  |   7-minute read

Why India should offer Asia Bibi asylum, safe from Pakistan's murderous bigots

Though judged innocent of blasphemy by Pak's Supreme Court, Asia Bibi won't be allowed to live safely in her own country. This is where India must step in.

ART & CULTURE

 |  Paradigm shift  |   13-minute read

VOICES

 |  Paradigm shift  |   5-minute read

Why the media is at fault in its coverage of the Sabarimala Temple row

Media houses staged a near-circus over the Sabarimala Temple for the sake of a few TRP points.

VARIETY

 |  Paradigm shift  |   6-minute read

Bollywood placard gang's silence on Tanushree Dutta's charges against Nana Patekar is tragic

Voicing your opinion about the courage and grit of Tanushree Dutta doesn't mean you are saying that Nana is guilty.

VOICES

 |  Paradigm shift  |   6-minute read

An open letter to Imran Khan

'Small man in big office'? No one, writes Soumyadipta Banerjee, knows about that life better than Pakistan's PM.

VARIETY

 |  Paradigm shift  |   10-minute read

A scary story about being harassed by cops over a tweet in West Bengal

Indranil Roy, a veteran film journalist, apparently offended film star and TMC MP Dev with one simple tweet.

POLITICS

 |  Paradigm shift  |   9-minute read

Why Right may be wrong on Twitter

Twitter admitted that it has been profiling its users, monitoring them actively through artificial intelligence, ranking them, restricting them and also making them 'disappear' at times.

VARIETY

 |  Paradigm shift  |   9-minute read

A dark tale from inside the closet: Section 377 has ruined many lives, including those of straight people

People pushed into a corner sometimes hit back. At times, they are so trapped, they don't care who else gets hurt.

VOICES

 |  Paradigm shift  |   6-minute read

How my friend Arnab dropped out of IIT to become Comrade Bikram

Before you sympathise with anybody, remember that the Ultra Left ideology has claimed many young lives — indoctrinating youthful minds to die and to kill.