October 28, 2020

Freya Dasgupta

  • Sing A Song Of Scrumptiousness
    Sing A Song Of Scrumptiousness

    When Sawan Dutta, decided to combine two Bong loves—music and food—the result was bound to be an instant...

  • The Soldier Who Never Killed
    The Soldier Who Never Killed

    A new Mel Gibson film in the pipeline on Desmond Doss, who won America's highest military award without ever...

  • Violence Not A Lens To Judge Christianity By
    Violence Not A Lens To Judge Christianity By

    Christianity and Islam have had bloody histories but one can’t hold a Muslim accountable for violating any...

  • Feminism And Other Challenges
    Feminism And Other Challenges

    It is not Lisa Hayden's fault that she doesn't want to be identified as a feminist. It is the world she grew...

  • Diwali And The Boy In The Balcony
    Diwali And The Boy In The Balcony

    A pithy fable on the festival of light...

  • Between Dreams And Reason
    Between Dreams And Reason

    ??Rushdie is at his fantastical best but the message he conveys through this allegorical novel is way too...

  • When A God Fell From Grace
    When A God Fell From Grace

    Reading Harper Lee's Go Set A Watchman left me rather unaffected and unmoved.

  • Three Short Stories About Delhi
    Three Short Stories About Delhi

    He smacks the man on the bicycle twice on his head. The man, probably in his late 40s, does not retaliate.

  • Do Barfis And Jalebis Have A Religion?
    Do Barfis And Jalebis Have A Religion?

    What's the point of blaming the government if we treat fellow citizens and minorities with suspicion and...

  • Saraswati Puja In Times Of Self-Exile
    Saraswati Puja In Times Of Self-Exile

    It is only in Delhi's CR park market that I realise how much of Calcutta lives in me.

  • The Annual Exhumation
    The Annual Exhumation

    Why is it so necessary to narrate and re-narrate the same stories in painful details every year? As far as I...

  • The Ramzaan Platter
    The Ramzaan Platter

    This is perhaps one of the best times to walk through the labyrinth of lanes and by-lanes in Old Delhi and...

  • A Day's Not Enough
    A Day's Not Enough

    I find myself wanting to go back to Amritsar and live there for a few days, walk around its bazaars and bask...

  • Breaking The Silence
    Breaking The Silence

    If anyone is to be blamed for the fact that such atrocities continue to happen against women, it's me and my...

  • Calcutta Corner
    Calcutta Corner

    Now that poriborton is setting in, I find my city changing bit by bit and every annual visit rubs it in my...

  • The Music And The Muse
    The Music And The Muse

    It was raw and crude and so mesmerizing. It wasn't just the music, it was the passion with which they sang,...

  • Happiness
    Happiness

    So what is it? We asked our website news desk team, which never seems to stop giggling hysterically, to sum...

  • Nothing Happened
    Nothing Happened

    She went and complained to the college’s Sexual Harassment Cell. She was told that they could not help her...

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