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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.


Scandals won't cost Boris Johnson his job yet, but knives will be sharpened, says Anita Pratap

In politics, nothing changes… until it does. British commentators wonder whether

By Anita Pratap November 28, 2021

Austria's Sebastian Kurz has his party’s backing as he plots return: Anita Pratap

He was Europe’s wunderkind, the fresh-faced wonderboy who was serious, eloquent and

By Anita Pratap October 31, 2021

Anita Pratap on the great Norwegian vault that preserves the world's memory

What does “Piql” stand for? Some clues: It does not mean anything; it rhymes with

By Anita Pratap October 17, 2021

That laugh could cost Germany's Armin Laschet the top job, writes Anita Pratap

That laugh could cost him the top job. Armin Laschet was in the lead to win the

By Anita Pratap September 26, 2021

US century over in Kabul; China’s begins: Anita Pratap

What are Afghans like? Not the Taliban or Mujahideen fighters, but what are ordinary

By Anita Pratap September 12, 2021

Karsten Warholm's success is testimony to Norway’s unique sports model: Anita Pratap

He is the new Scandinavian Superman, tall, dark-haired and handsome. Karsten

By Anita Pratap August 22, 2021

Anita Pratap: Trees are social creatures that come to each other’s aid in times of danger

This is a true story. My uncle, a surgeon, loved trees and every day he communed

By Anita Pratap August 08, 2021

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
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