Cooch Behar Princely State, Then and Now

If one wants to locate Cooch Behar in the Indian map, it would not be so easy.

Maulana Azad foresaw disaster of Pakistan

A man born in the Holy city, Mecca, in 1888 and migrated to Kolkata as a two year old boy with his parents, destined to be the revolutionary seeking freedom from the clutches of British in the initial years before joining M. K. Gandhi’s non-violent...

It's time to change; it's time to talk

Earlier this week, I met a young man called Zephyr Jussa. Zephyr is a bright, thoughtful and articulate student with a rich social life and a good group of friends. He is studying Psychology at Coventry University, a subject that is very close...

"We need a mayor who can get things done. That’s the mayor I want to be"

Since the start of this campaign I’ve met award-winning British Asian businesses, I’ve celebrated Rath Yatra in Harrow, Janmashtami in Watford and Diwali in Kingston. At Wembley I’ve seen proud Brits give a rapturous welcome to an Indian Prime...

Cooch Behar Princely State, Then and Now

If one wants to locate Cooch Behar in the Indian map, it would not be so easy.

Maulana Azad foresaw disaster of Pakistan

A man born in the Holy city, Mecca, in 1888 and migrated to Kolkata as a two year old boy with his parents, destined to be the revolutionary seeking freedom from the clutches of British in the initial years before joining M. K. Gandhi’s non-violent...

Scrutators

Such has been the disastrous pollution in Delhi and its environs in recent days. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal , driven to desperation, announced  that schools in the city would be closed temporarily to prevent serious damage to the health...

Scrutators

Bangalore was India’s pride, Bangaluru, as the city is now called, is India’s shame. The orgy of violence witnessed last week, of blazing buses and buildings will be etched in the public memory for decades, a benchmark of horror never to be...

Have we become certified prejudiced?

Over the years, society has become so contrived that we refuse to acknowledge the truth, even if the truth is right in front of us.


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