Anupoma Joyeeta Joyee

Anupoma Joyeeta Joyee is a lawyer and writer. You can reach her at anupomajoyee@gmail.com

September 10, 2020
September 10, 2020

We must protect Hindu women’s right to inherit property

In a landmark decision, the High Court has recently ruled that Hindu widows are entitled to inherit shares in all properties of their husbands including agricultural land.

August 20, 2020
August 20, 2020

Covid-19: A win for disaster capitalism and loss for the climate

If six months ago someone had proposed shutting down the whole world to resolve a crisis, they would have been laughed off. In times of shock, impossible ideas suddenly seem possible and, more...

June 14, 2019
June 14, 2019

Witness to the Wars and the Walls A day in Berlin

If you are arriving in Berlin from a more pristine, more conventionally “charming” tourist city, prepare to be shocked. Berlin is filthier than Amsterdam, less organised than Vienna, less...

April 25, 2019
April 25, 2019

Is it Dhaka or is it Westeros?

Life in Dhaka is much more than just incessant traffic and countless restaurants. In fact, if you looked closely you would find that we have more in common with a fictional medieval kingdom than...

April 12, 2019
April 12, 2019

Prague Bohemia's Rhapsody

After the most traumatic academic year of my postgraduate legal studies, I decided to reward myself with a budget friendly Europe trip.

March 1, 2018
March 1, 2018

The Transparent House Guest

When Ms. Sherbet Clearwater moved into her new one-bedroom apartment in the city, she didn't exactly expect to find a rude teenage ghost in the closet. Nothing about this apartment stuck out...

November 9, 2017
November 9, 2017

To My Beloved

From where I am sitting, it smells like disinfectants, antiseptics, confusion, anxiety, anticipation and helplessness. It's 4 AM. The doctors have told me to hope for the best.

November 2, 2017
November 2, 2017

The Team

Stormageddon is quite pissed at the boy. “What the heck is taking him so long?” he wants to yell into thin air but reserves himself at the last moment. Instead he makes a livid growling sound.

August 24, 2017
August 24, 2017

7 days of summer: My traumatic retreat

If you had seen what I saw in the span of 7 days, you'd be grateful for every little thing in your life that doesn't go wrong. With the curiosity and vigour of a youth who gets to go out...

July 27, 2017
July 27, 2017

A millennial's tribute to Rabindra Sangeet

Don't like Rabindra Sangeet? You just haven't found the right song yet.