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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. She is a Contributing Editor of THE WEEK.


Anita Pratap argues young women are prophets of the 21st century

Prophets are imagined as old men with flowing beards, imparting wisdom that stands

By Anita Pratap May 16, 2021

Systemic racism in US propagates police excesses, writes Anita Pratap

In black dystopia, people need protection from the police and the police need

By Anita Pratap May 02, 2021

ZEB2 is the mastermind determining the size of the brain: Anita Pratap

A two-day delay, a giant leap for humankind. Cambridge researchers have discovered

By Anita Pratap April 18, 2021

Experts predict baby boom post the pandemic, says Anita Pratap

Experts said the pandemic would produce a baby boom because people were stuck

By Anita Pratap April 04, 2021

From grace to grass

He was the man who could be the president of the United States. Now he is disgraced,

By Anita Pratap March 21, 2021

Anti-vaxxers: history and hysteria

The race is on. Across the world, countries rush to vaccinate their citizens against

By Anita Pratap March 07, 2021

Ghosts with vile goals

Active measures” sound like dull, do-gooder proposals from a self-help pamphlet.

By Anita Pratap February 21, 2021

From Angela to Armin

By year’s end, Armin Laschet could well be Europe’s most powerful man. He is a

By Anita Pratap February 07, 2021

Words become deeds

Words matter. At his inauguration four years ago, President Donald Trump spoke about

By Anita Pratap January 24, 2021

Brexit and English Covid

It was not meant to be this way. But then, such are the ironies of fate, its twists

By Anita Pratap January 10, 2021

Ducks and drakes

A few Europeans to look out for in 2021. Lame duck conjures visions of The Donald.

By Anita Pratap December 27, 2020

Opium of the bigots

American analysts compare Donald Trump’s refusal to concede defeat to a child’s

By Anita Pratap November 29, 2020

Gunning for votes

The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun,” says Wayne

By Anita Pratap November 01, 2020

QAnon’s factory for alternative facts

They are becoming the western world’s most dangerous cult. With coded acronyms like

By Anita Pratap October 18, 2020

Suga, the self-effacing samurai

Dark-suited and silent, he is the typical, faceless bureaucrat. Now he is the face

By Anita Pratap October 04, 2020
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