Modi’s Passage to America

Friday, September 26, 2014

“In the century ahead, U.S. strategic interests will align more closely with India’s than they will with those of any other continental power in Asia.” Nicholas Burns, former…

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Economy & Ecology: The Inconvenient Truths

Sunday, September 21, 2014
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“Capitalism, as it’s conceived and conducted today; capitalism that relies on globalization, unbridled consumerism, deregulation and perpetual economic expansion, is irreconcilable with a livable climate.” – Naomi Klein,…

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Another Global Calcuttan Makes Booker Shortlist

Friday, September 12, 2014
the lives of others

Just a Year After Jhumpa Lahiri’s nomination, Neel Mukherjee’s The Lives of Others is among short-listed titles for the MAN Booker Prize By S.B. Veda CALCUTTA – As…

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The Chilling Burdens of Truth

Monday, September 8, 2014
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“If it is a truism that truth is the first casualty of war, then the purveyors of truth are most certainly the second.” Sotloff, Foley, and the systematic…

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