Indeed, there are sorrows greater than the anguish of love.
Uninformed appropriation belittles and oversimplifies problems which are very real for the community in question.
Love has died a quiet death in a contest of self righteousness.
A world is possible in which both Rowling and Manning can be women. It is the one we live in.
Watching Achal Mishra's film was an attempt of reconciliation with abandoned origins, an uprooted childhood and the un-dispersed family that used to be.
Violence must not be made the apparatus of justice if we do not intend it to be the law in the new world born in the aftermath.
A personal essay on the writer's relationship with Kolkata's College Street, which was battered by Cyclone Amphan.