Suchitra Vijayan
English   |   Bangla

The author is a barrister, political essayist, writer and a photographer. She is currently working on her first book on the making of India's political borders.


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How to talk about Aziz Ansari without doing a disservice to the discussion of sex, consent, power and misogyny

A young woman's alleged sexual encounter with the Indian-origin star has triggered a sharp debate in the wake of the #MeToo debate.


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Everywhere I look, I see hate

Our fights must begin in our homes, in our choices, in our language and in our refusal to ignore the hate.


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What the reviews of Arundhati Roy's new book say about reviewers

Media critiques of The Ministry of Utmost Happiness are unfortunately pretentious, self-involved think pieces.


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#JayaReturns: How the law lets the rich and mighty get away

The Tamil Nadu CM's case reflects the relative legal immunity of corruption from 'above', especially when the accused holds a position of political power.