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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 writes on how lipstick is the comeback kid after mask-wearing hit sales

There is something peculiar about the world we live in when lipstick becomes not

By Anita Pratap July 25, 2021

Ronaldo runs like a cheetah, kicks like a kangaroo, jumps like an impala: Anita Pratap

Football star Cristiano Ronaldo is a poster child for anti-abortion campaigners. His

By Anita Pratap July 11, 2021

Why Hungarians are opposing upcoming Chinese university in Budapest: Anita Pratap

What does a European mayor do if he wants to enrage China? Rename streets. So, the

By Anita Pratap June 27, 2021

Has GOP become American democracy’s most dangerous enemy, asks Anita Pratap

It was catchy, but the world was baffled by Donald Trump’s “Make America Great

By Anita Pratap June 13, 2021

Marine Le Pen is the phoenix from France's far-right, writes Anita Pratap

Marine Le Pen is sort of a Madame Butterfly of French politics. Four years ago, when

By Anita Pratap May 30, 2021

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
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