Staying unconnected MINDSCAPE

Staying unconnected

The joke goes that a lady boarded the Tube and was offered a seat by a courteous man. “No thank...

By Vandana Kohli | May 23, 2017
Barkha Dutt

Barkha Dutt

Barkha Dutt is an Emmy-nominated reporter, an author and a columnist. One of India's finest journalists, Dutt is a Contributing Editor of THE WEEK.

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  • Studiotronics is turning anchors into actors

    Studiotronics is turning anchors into actors

    By Barkha Dutt | May 14, 2017

    I coined a new word this week—Studiotronics—to capture the hysterical histrionics of studio-bound prime time warriors and the sad and very deliberate descent of daily news into...

  • Bovine justice

    Bovine justice

    By Barkha Dutt | April 16, 2017

    They thrash a man to death and we call them ‘vigilantes’, a rather shameful and disingenuous euphemism for murderers. Pehlu Khan of Haryana is this year’s Mohammad Akhlaq,...

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