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Author - Prosenjit Datta

The poor and the homeless

Lockdown Diaries1: Flotsam and Jetsam

The lockdown was announced without the slightest plan about what to do about the poor and the homeless and the migrant labour 26 March 2020: Two days into the lockdown – five days really given that most states had...

Planning Omission

The government’s handling of the Covid-19 Pandemic threat has been piecemeal and erratic so far. March 24, 2020: In another 8 PM address to the nation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a nation-wide lockdown for...

An Economic Apocalypse

The COVID-19 pandemic is a bigger threat to the Indian economy than anything it has faced since Independence. And the government is both unprepared and lacks enough ammunition to tackle it.   Much before Prime...

Lopez Design Forum

Lessons From My Workplaces

Prosenjit Datta has worked in a start-up as a sales trainee, in several business publications, first as a feature writer and then as an editor, apart from a stint in India’s largest company by revenues, Reliance...

Arth A Cultural Fest

Does Indian Media Speak Truth To Power?

Is the Indian media truly free? Does it speak truth to power? Why is there so little coverage of culture in the media today? In this panel discussion at Arth – A Cultural Fest, Prosenjit Datta, founder of Prosaicview...

Work From Home And The Manager Mindset

Why so many managers and HR departments actively discourage Work From Home As an editor who allowed and encouraged members of my team to work from home, choose flexible working hours for office and even work from remote...

The Royal Telecom AGR Mess

The government has only itself to blame for the current predicament If telecom companies and the union government’s Department of Telecom (DOT) were hoping that the Supreme Court would relent, they were in for a...

Five-Deadly-Sins

Is Indian Media Truly Fearless?

Or The Five Deadly Sins that Leads to Biased Coverage At the cultural festival Arth, which was being held in Delhi, I was a part of the panel discussion on the topic: Does Indian Media Speak Truth to Power. It was a...