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Saurabh Kapoor


He works for The Indian Express.

Narwhal tusk: Once ‘unicorn horn’, now weapon that thwarted London terrorist
Thu, Dec 05, 2019

The narwhal’s legend thrives on its narrative connection with the mythical unicorn. It's back in the news after a Polish chef snatched a 1.5-metre tusk of a narwhal off a wall and chased a terrorist during the London bridge attack.

Beyond celebrating deviant behaviour in bristly verbal jibes, several Punjabi songs promote hypermasculinity
Mon, Oct 14, 2019

In this script of hypermasculintiy, the men are Byronic tailchasers and the only roles for women are either smitten accomplices or gun-totting "bro-chicks".

News is no longer all that is published, it is all that spreads
Fri, Mar 15, 2019

Now stories become hashtags before they become headlines in your daily newspaper with almost no breaks between breaking news to regain perspective and restore balance.

Punjab government’s latest: race to put up ‘drugs-free’ boards in villages
Sun, Jul 22, 2018

In its rush to prove that its response is not dwarfed by the drug epidemic, the Congress government had last month issued orders to district authorities to declare villages/wards under their jurisdiction free from drugs.

Science, pseudoscience
Sat, Jun 30, 2018

Statements from those in high office purvey superstition masked as rationality.

The placard in daddy’s hand
Sun, May 06, 2018

For my daughter, I want the Right to Effective Policing

From the mountains, Ganga descends in a bottle via Speed Post
Sun, Jul 24, 2016

What makes the scheme unique is that it is the “first end-to-end product operation being handled by India Post”.

People Like Us
Wed, Jun 22, 2016

Elsewhere Udta Punjab may have jolted audiences, but in Punjab there is no outrage, only empathy