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The Saffronisation of UP and In Search of Ram Rajya: A Journey Through UP Politics

A journey through the political history of India’s most populous state Uttar Pradesh sends 80 MPs to the Lok Sabha, giving it more say in national affairs than any other state. No less than eight of its politicians became prime ministers of our country as if leadership was in the very air they breathed. The state stands […]

A Window to her Dreams: Past Baggage and Turbulent Present Threaten Second Marriage

Aruna, a young divorcee, marries Bhuvan, an averagely successful young man who had a crush on her in college. Both make promises of ever after with preconceived expectations. But, they are equally shattered to learn that despite their best intentions life does sometimes play the villain.  Aruna’s learned conditioning, developed as a result of the […]

Inequality: 57 Billionaires hold 58 per cent of the Total Wealth in India

Economist and social scientist, Dr. Bhaskar asks, do we talk about a humane economy or the human face in the economy? It is not rising or falling inequality – it is there in the structure of the economy – India’s richest one per cent now holds 58 per cent of the country’s total wealth. It is reported that 57 […]

Jihad in my Saffron Garden: A Search for Global Peace among Terrorism and Turmoil

Roshina is a famous writer. Love has eluded her and her passions are her work and her son Zohaib, who she has brought up single-handedly. Despite possessing grit and substance, she has never been able to journey back to Kashmir. But at the behest of her Muslim son she returns to the place she once knew as home. […]

Happy New Year 2017

A Very Happy & Prosperous New Year to the large DT family, our readers, well-wishers, writers, and poets, in 3490 cities, across 161 nations, where DT is read. Due to New Year Holiday, there will be no issue of Different Truths, on Monday, Jan. 1, 2017. Enjoy, Friends ~ Editor.

The Adventures of Puti: A Book for Children between Nine and Ninety by Nilanjana

This is the story of Puti, a six-week- old mouse who lives with his friend and family in Burrow Land. A challenge in school leads him to a forbidden journey, where he finds new friends – two ants names Chuno and Tiktiki. With these new friends, Puti dares to take on a whole new world and meet his challenge […]

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas to the large DT family, our readers, well-wishers, writers, and poets, across 160 nations, where DT is read. Due to Christmas Holiday, there will be no issue of the Different Truths, on Monday, Dec 26. Enjoy, Friends ~ Editor.

Dangle is a Journey, not Destination, of Facing Secrets and Overcoming Fears

Stunning, svelte, smart Ipshita is a globetrotter. She treks across the world to gather bytes for the travel chats she designs and hosts for TV channels. Despite being a self-assured and sophisticated entrepreneur, she is haunted by a nameless fear. Social interaction with men unleashes psychotic turmoil inside her, making her wary of male attentions. Yet, the cold […]

A Thousand Unspoken Words Documents the Journey of an Underdog Writer

A hero, a person who displays great courage for the greater good, can also fall. But what happens to a fallen hero? Paulami DuttaGupta’s A Thousand Unspoken Words is the unique journey of a hero who falls. The champion of the underdogs, the writer who uses the nom de plume Musafir is famous in Kolkata. His incisive criticism of […]

31 Miles Explores the Changing Dynamics of Relationships by Sociologist Vinita Bakshi

Here’s an excerpt from Vinita’s debut fiction, 31 Miles. Published by Rupa (Nov 2016), it has caught the attention of the bibliophiles and reviewers alike. The Huffington Post recently carried a feature on her. This novel is about the protagonist Mansa, who has a perfect family. Till one fateful day when she finds herself embroiled in a passionate […]

Band, Baaja, Boys! A Hilarious Account of Small Town Life by Humourist Rachna Singh

A prominent humour writer, Rachna’s fifth book, ‘Band, Baaja, Boys!’ has received rave reviews in the national media. The back cover of the book says, “She would like to work towards world peace after eliminating people who write ‘ossum’.” Here’s an excerpt from her latest book, published by Amaryllis Publishing. Beginning this Saturday, Different Truths introduces a new weekly column, […]

Book Extract: For the Love of a Man

The book For the Love of a Man is a heavily fictionalized account of her life that lays bare taboo subjects like female sexuality, exposing what right-thinking people would carry to their graves with sealed lips. The first chapter of this book won a prize amongst 1700 entries for being one of the best 1 st chapters of […]

Diwali Special Issue of Different Truths

We, at Different Truths (DT), shall publish a Diwali Special on Oct 30, this year. We apologise for the late announcement. Caught up with several administrative works, we overlooked it. The fault is totally ours. We are sure that despite a slender deadline, our talented authors/contributors, columnists, poets, et al shall come up with brilliant entries. […]

Different Truths Holiday Notice

We wish our patrons, readers, columnists, writers and poets Subha Vijaya Dashami, Navaratri / Navarathri and Happy Dussehra. We thank all the writers and poets for making the Durga Puja Special Feature. The offices of Different Truths (DT) shall remain closed on two days, Sunday and Monday (Oct 9 & 10, 2016). There shall be […]

Life on Earth is our Panacea: World Environment Day Special Feature from Different Truths

‘Save Environment, Save Mankind’ is Different Truths’ call to one and all. It is the befitting mantra of the 21 st century. The flora and fauna – the life on our beautiful planet, Earth – is our panacea. Here’s a brief synopsis of Different Truths’ Special Feature on the eve of the World Environment Day. Different Truths (DT) […]

Eight Poems of Duska Vrhovac

It’s a matter of great honour for Different Truths (DT) that one of the most important poets of Serbia, Duska Vrhovac, is being featured here, regularly, for eight days. Between May 25 and June 1, 2016, we will publish one poem of Duska, every day. Watch this space. Poet’s Intro: Duška Vrhovac, poet, writer, journalist […]

Break Silence, Give Voice to Bonded Labourers & Human Right Violations

We, at Different Truths, are taking up the cause of millions of people in India and world over. These hapless people bear untold miseries in silence. Caught in debt traps, they become bonded labourers, where the man, his wife, and children, lead a life of penury in abject servitude. They face Human Rights violation, round the clock, endlessly. […]

Autism Awareness Month at Different Truths

We, at Different Truths, committed to our social responsibility, wish to extend the Autism Awareness for a month, till May 1. A day is not enough, we feel, sensing the low awareness about it. We request all mothers, care givers, doctors and educationists, other than our esteemed authors and poets, to join hands with us and raise the […]

Happy Republic Day India

Wishing you all of our Indian friends and family a very Happy Republic Day from Different Truths. Pix from Net

QUICK HIGHLIGHT OF DIFFERENT TRUTHS

Thanks, everyone: writers, readers, designers, web developers, SEO. You made the democratic news portal, Different Truths possible. No of days: 62 (inaugurated on Nov 24) Total views: 34,326 (7:34PM, IST) Best ever: 3,327 (Nov 25) Total Articles: 102 Total Comments: 120 Contributors (Writers): 50 Admin: 04 We, the Founders, Arindam Roy and Anumita Chatterjee Roy, thank […]

Dr Rupa Mehta, Different Truth’s Agony Aunt

We are happy to announce that Dr Rupa Mehta has consented to be one of the Agony Aunts of Different Truths. She delivers therapy and other treatments to adult and adolescents with a wide range of emotional, behavioural, and adjustment problems: anxiety, stress, depression, and relationship, including sexual problems. You may send your queries, on sexuality and sex related issues […]

Welcome to DT

Dear Friends, Let us introduce Different Truths (DT), a webzine, that isn’t another me-too. The debate on Truth is unending. Some say the scriptures are the ‘Final Word’, others disagree. Whose truth are we talking about? Is the powers that be, the last word of the high priest(ess)? Time and again, all revolutionaries challenged the […]