Smita Barooah

Addictions counsellor,photographer,writer



Karva_Chauth

Oct 11, 2014

Cultural Nationalism

It is Karva Chauth and the women were returning fr...

 
Varanasi Diary 4:  A ban turns into boon

May 09, 2014

The Election Commission’s ban on Modi’s Benia Bagh...

 
Varanasi comes out to fight for Modi

May 08, 2014

PhotoStories

Supporters of Narendra Modi protesting against Ele...

 
Modi fever rises, administration panics

May 08, 2014

Read Part-1 and Part-2 of this series of articles ...

 
Modi fever spreads fast: Varanasi Diary 2

May 07, 2014

To read the first part of this diary, please click...

 
Modi fever in Varanasi : Part 1

May 06, 2014

In the course of this campaign, our Mission 272 pl...

 
The-stage

Mar 03, 2014

On March 2, all flights to Lucknow were filled wit...

 
The tragedy of Shehzada

Jan 28, 2014

India sat riveted yesterday as Times Now pulled of...

 
AAP uses R-Day to make money in Singapore

Jan 20, 2014

This morning, I was dismayed to find that the Aam ...

 
The anarchist republic of Arvind Kejriwal

Jan 14, 2014

Arvind Kejriwal, the Chief Minister of Delhi, rece...

 
BJP must learn from poll results, focus on strengths

Dec 10, 2013

Five States went to polls this month, four of whic...

 
What makes AAP different? Nothing!

Nov 25, 2013

When Anna Hazare held rallies against corruption, ...

 
Third, they sought to garner female support by glibly using words like shame and horror to describe their feelings about the case. While doing so, they forgot their list of shame, which peaked during the ‘Nirbahaya’ agitation. Where were these women when the streets of Delhi were awash with our tears? Where was their concern when they hid in their holes, and allowed police to unleash batons, water cannons and tear gas shells on us?  After all that, I for one refuse to let these women pretend that they care. I refuse to let them think that they have the right to speak on my behalf. They lost all moral rights to speak about women, or for women, on they day they sat by and let this horror happen.

Nov 19, 2013

Recently, a web portal named Cobrapost released a ...

 
Rahul's poor little rich boy act

Oct 26, 2013

Rahul Gandhi, the vice-president of the Congress a...

 
Toilets Vs places of worship debate

Oct 04, 2013

Recently, BJP’s PM designate made a speech where h...

 
Role of MSM in Muzaffarnagar riots

Sep 11, 2013

Paramilitary soldiers urge a man to stay indoors d...