DEBASHISH CHATTERJEE

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A very special flight from Ladakh

A very special flight from Ladakh

Rediff.com5 days ago

At a time when finding out who is paying for labourers' train tickets is a task for Sherlock Holmes, Hemant Soren's Jharkhand government has flown in stranded workers from Ladakh, and is probably the only state that has tried to give 'migrant workers' a modicum of respect, observes Debashish Chatterjee.

Lockdowns & Layoffs: We, the People of La La Land

Lockdowns & Layoffs: We, the People of La La Land

Rediff.com7 days ago

'India has been cleaved into two by a government that has shown amazing consistency in cleaving.' 'One India is gasping for life, and the other is doing yoga and clapping from balconies and WhatsApp groups,' observes Debashish Chatterjee.

After Amphan, Bengal is an area of darkness

After Amphan, Bengal is an area of darkness

Rediff.com22 May 2020

'For around five hours the storm, reportedly the strongest one ever recorded in the Bay of Bengal, that mother of many a deathly vortex, shook Kolkata like a toddler playing with a rattling toy,' observes Debashish Chatterjee.