Asmita Bakshi
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Asmita Bakshi

Journalist and Writer


Life after leprosy, India’s untamed disease

#MintLongStory on Leprosy, the disease that plagues India and its biases. It's not highly contagious, is 100% curable, and yet the religious, social and legal stigma associated with it persists, with over 100 discriminatory provisions on our statute books

Hindustan Times Mint / March 2019

The Millennial and the Mystic

An increasing number of young, upwardly mobile millennials are attending satsangs and surrendering to the idea of a guru.

Hindustan Times Mint/Cover story / February 2019

When the war hits home

The women of Badgam, a village near Kargil, have witnessed three India-Pakistan wars and lived through the trauma of severed families

Hindustan Times Mint / February 2019

Sex survey 2018: The new normal

Whether it's to do with the influx of porn is debatable, but the boundary between what is 'natural' and what is not is shifting fast in Indian erotic life

India Today / March 2018

Labour of Love

A growing number of well-to-do urban women are engaging doulas and midwives in an effort to experience a more traditional childbirth.

HT Mint / March 2019

To Paris, for Art

From fairs to galleries and everywhere in between, art in Paris is ubiquitous.

India Today / January 2018

Satire: We must stand with men

A demand for accountability from powerful men? Have you ever heard of something so bizarre?

News Central 24X7 / October 2018

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