Tatsat Chronicle Magazine

Amitabh Srivastava


Child Welfare: Who Decides?

April 11, 2023
The reaction of film critics to Mrs Chatterjee vs Norway, released recently in cinemas, despite a decent opening day box-office collection of ₹1.85 crore, has been lukewarm. The film is based on the real-life trauma of Sagarika Chakraborty, an immigrant from India

The Dark Side of The Spotlight

October 9, 2022
Remember the touching last scene in the 1956 movie, Jagte Raho? A poor Raj Kapoor, looking to quench his thirst in a multi-storeyed building, is being chased by the residents, being mistaken as a thief, after he becomes a hapless witness to
Common University Entrance Test

How Many Exams Must A Student Take?

Even as students are trying to return to a semblance of normalcy after a traumatic two-year period of online classes due to the pandemic and clearing the boards without exams, they find themselves once again in the deep end. The latest curve
Child Labour

Failed By The System, Forced Into Labour

Over the past two years, children around the world have been the hardest hit by the never-ending waves of the Covid-19 pandemic. On June 10, 2021, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) and United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) released a report
marital rape

Consent Matters

With 150 countries criminalising marital rape, India stands out as a boorish nation with successive governments failing to take a principled stand on this emotive issue. This dichotomy sticks out, even more, when one recalls the vociferous demands of politicians, news television

A skewed equation

February 6, 2022
As India celebrates the 75th anniversary of its independence with Prime Minister Narendra Modi launching Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav with great fanfare last year, the time is right to evaluate how the freedom to participate in the country’s democratic process has percolated

‘All Is Not Well’ With Child Healthcare

January 20, 2022
With a compilation of ‘Guidelines for Parents’ of young and adolescent children, prepared by the Indian Academy of Pediatrics (IAP) all set to be released in January 2022, India becomes the world’s third country to bring out these important instructions, after the

Devbhoomi Waiting for God

December 8, 2021
Come February 2022 and the 21-year-old Himalayan state of Uttarakhand will be plunged into yet another Assembly election amidst increasing voter apathy. The question is, what will those lining up at the polling booths in wintry conditions get in return for their