Aritra Bhattacharya

Aritra Bhattacharya is an independent journalist and a PhD scholar at the Centre for Studies in Social Sciences (CSSS), Kolkata. He can be reached at @b_aritra on Instagram and Twitter.

When comprehensive means cosmetic

India's pollution metrics fail to capture the complex reality of environmental degradation.

Mar 25, 2020

Quiet and on the edge

A first-time visitor’s observations of present-day Kashmir.

Sep 27, 2019

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