Articles by Chhetria Patrakar
Concoction of an anatomy*
A newspaper in India discovers an innovative solution for publishing fake news.
Discipline and punish
What followed the Indian government's botched attempt to control free press under the pretext of purging 'fake news'.
International coverage of anti-Muslim violence in central Sri Lanka left something to be desired.
Looking back at the 2018 Galle Literary Festival
Why couldn’t the organisers of Galle Lit Fest tap into the vibrant civil society of academics, writers, and journalists in Sri Lanka?
The idea of Kolkata
Why author Kushanava Choudhury believes his book is about the present, the Kolkata that is lived in.
Rewriting the Empire: an interview with Shrabani Basu
Journalist and historian Shrabani Basu talks about filling the gaps in the history of colonial India's relationship with Britain.
Galle Literary Festival begins: All dressed up but no one to see?
Chhetria Patrakar reports from the famed Galle Literary Festival in Sri Lanka.
Neighbours sans reporters
Subcontinent’s two biggest states don’t have a single reporter in each other’s countries.
Bangladesh’s free-speech problem
On the face of intolerance and hostile laws bloggers in the country are still unsafe.