Severed arms, drowned lungs SOUND BITE

Severed arms, drowned lungs

He walked for six months, every single day. Fleeing from war-ravaged northern Afghanistan,...

By Anita Pratap | July 30, 2017
Anita Pratap

Anita Pratap

Anita Pratap is an award-winning journalist, author and documentary film maker. She was the first journalist to interview LTTE chief Velupillai Prabhakaran.

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  • Severed arms, drowned lungs

    Severed arms, drowned lungs

    By Anita Pratap | July 30, 2017

    He walked for six months, every single day. Fleeing from war-ravaged northern Afghanistan, Nasrallah and his family initially took refuge in Iran. He should have been in school,...

  • French Revolution 4.0

    French Revolution 4.0

    By Anita Pratap | July 02, 2017

    The parliamentary election outcome can transform not just France, but Europe and beyond, exactly as the 18th century uprising inspired political, economic and social changes...

  • When China talks, nobody yawns

    When China talks, nobody yawns

    By Anita Pratap | May 28, 2017

    So jaws didn’t drop in boredom when President Xi Jinping waxed eloquent about his ambitious Belt and Road Initiative. “The countries along the ancient Silk Road were once places...

  • Pakistan’s perilous journey

    Pakistan’s perilous journey

    By Anita Pratap | May 14, 2017

    Countries are no different from human beings. Relationship dynamics between countries invariably resemble human interactions. Countries can be “natural allies” with common values...

  • The era of data capitalism

    The era of data capitalism

    By Anita Pratap | March 05, 2017

    For millennia, humans worked with tools. But whether it is the old hammer or today’s toaster, we don’t declare “I love you” to them. But some 500,000 owners have asked their...

  • A wrecking ball inside the White House

    A wrecking ball inside the White House

    By Anita Pratap | February 19, 2017

    In just a fortnight, President Donald Trump has thrown the sedate international order into disarray, leaving a wake of chaos, confusion and consternation within and outside...

  • A referendum on note ban

    A referendum on note ban

    By Anita Pratap | January 22, 2017

    What would we Indians do without Bollywood and elections? The spectacle, excitement and drama provided by both are not only entertaining and engrossing, but a necessary...

  • Busyness as business

    Busyness as business

    By Anita Pratap | January 08, 2017

    The future is always uncertain; now, more than ever. In a matter of days, one of the most unpredictable and polarising figures of modern times will officially become the world’s...

  • Prozac of the masses

    Prozac of the masses

    By Anita Pratap | December 11, 2016

    Donald Trump used social media with deadly effect to win. But his victory also exposes the deadly effects of social media. In the new mediascape, Facebook is the champion,...

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