Modi’s Passage to America

Friday, September 26, 2014
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“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
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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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