Divya Guha
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English   |   Bangla

Shillong-based journalist, poet and, hopefully, a little trouble.

POLITICS

 |   11-minute read

Should Indians even be scared about privacy?

If the Aadhaar card is really just a means to distribute fairly and efficiently services the government owes to this country’s people, its actions are contradictory.

POLITICS

 |   9-minute read

Sisters of no mercy: Spare the children

In the unbending theosophy of the Mother, there is no place for pragmatism.

POLITICS

 |   10-minute read

How horrible is it to live among the dead

Kolkata's Partha De failed to come to terms with the deaths and difficulties he faced within his family and who can blame him?

POLITICS

 |   4-minute read

Tobacco ban: Why the government loves to spit on gutka

Health authorities have warned against harmful substances in pan masala and gutka, but action taken against rising cigarette sales has been relatively feeble.

LIFE

 |   5-minute read

Virginity today is a bloody business

The Indian bridal market and several medicos are cashing in on hymenoplasty and virginity certificates, which supposedly vouch for a woman's virginity.

ART & CULTURE

 |   5-minute read

Deepika Padukone: Does the media mean to inspire awe, not empathy?

Someone said that when she smiled, her eyes did not. That isn't depression, it's bad acting.

POLITICS

 |   4-minute read

How can India when Parliament can't respect women?

Women in this country are doomed if individuals such as Sharad Yadav are allowed to keep calling the shots.

POLITICS

 |   5-minute read

Let's face it, India hates its daughters

Women’s safety is an emergency because in all places in India, there is so little of it.

LIFE

 |   4-minute read

What India Today's sex survey revealed to me

Children are little people; we must treat their sexuality as such.

POLITICS

 |   5-minute read

Charlie Hebdo: The French don't have a sense of humour

The war between France and its Arabs is much older than ISIS and al-Qaeda.