Who will Diffuse Ticking Economic Time Bomb?

Friday, May 16, 2014

• Top News »\ (Reuters) – When Narendra Modi talks about creating jobs in labour-intensive manufacturing, textile entrepreneur Sudhir Dhingra hopes the Indian opposition leader means business. Dhingra,…

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WE WERE RIGHT: NDA Wins in Massive Victory

Friday, May 16, 2014

SAFRON WAVE ENVELOPES INDIA CONGRESS TO CONCEDE DEFEAT AT 11 AM RAHUL GANDHI POISED TO LOSE OWN SEAT AS ANTI-INCUMBENCY FEELING REACHES PEAK Former INC spokesman and Rajasthan…

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CALCUTTA VOTES BUT BENGALIS DON’T MATTER

Monday, May 12, 2014

Outside of West Bengal, Saffron Wave Appears Unstoppable While it may not make a huge difference in the national tally for Narendra Modi’s Bharatya Janata Party (BJP), which…

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Tagore and the World

Friday, May 9, 2014

RABINDRANATH TAGORE, AND OUR FAILED LEGACY Rabindranath Tagore had forward looking and clearly articulated views about nationalism in the light of cross-cultural knowledge, education for freedom of the…

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India’s First Digital Election Campaign

Friday, April 11, 2014

SB Veda During the run-up to the 2011 state elections in West Bengal, the uniform cacophonic layer of howling busses, beeping horns, and running voices, permeating the air…

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Largest Election in History Starts in North East India

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

INDIA VOTES The largest election in the history of democracy commenced its arduous nine-phase process in the Himalayan foothills of northeastern India, with Narendra Modi’s opposition party poised…

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Crisis in Ukraine Along New Front

Monday, April 7, 2014

PRELUDE TO WORLD WAR III? The crisis in the Ukraine deepened, today, as the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk reportedly declared itself independent from the central government in…

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Venezuela – A Sign of Latin Spring?

Monday, April 7, 2014

MEXICO CITY – The family of Bassil Alejandro Da Costa Frías, the youngest of her three children, saw him for the last time on February 12th. He had…

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Plurality in Indonesia: Oceanic Hindus Meditate in Islamic Sea

Monday, March 31, 2014

THREE DAYS CULMINATING IN SEA OF SILENCE “If you desire to live in peace, hear all that falls on your ears, see all that appears before your eyes,…

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My $19 Billion IM Bill by Mark Zuckerberg

Saturday, February 22, 2014

“I’m excited to announce that we’ve agreed to acquire WhatsApp and that their entire team will be joining us at Facebook.” – Mark Zuckerberg, CEO Facebook ZUCKERBERG’S STATEMENT:…

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Tagore and the Nobel – 100 Years, Hence

Thursday, February 20, 2014

THE POET, THE PRIZE, AND ITS PEDAGOGY “because of his profoundly sensitive, fresh and beautiful verse, by which, with consummate skill, he has made his poetic thought, expressed…

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Move Over Rajat, Make Room for Mathew

Saturday, February 8, 2014

CONVICTION OF INDIAN AMERICAN TRADER LEAVES MORE QUESTIONS THAN ANSWERS ANOTHER CASE OF SELECTIVE PROSECUTION? MANY WOULD SAY ‘NO’:  MARTOMA HAS A TRACK RECORD OF DISHONESTY FROM HIS…

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Why Vikram Seth Matters

Friday, January 24, 2014

VIKRAM SETH: A Virtuoso Comes Calling, Again      There are two pillars, of whom it can be said are responsible for supporting the structure of what Salman…

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Tribute to Netaji

Thursday, January 23, 2014

On the 117th anniversary of his birth, we reflect on the life of Subhas Chandra Bose. . He was the ninth child of Prabhavati Devi and Janakinath Bose, who…

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What Might Constitute a ‘Global Calcuttan’

Friday, January 10, 2014

A review magazine about Arts, Culture, Current Events, History and Philosophy, and featuring interviews – The Global Calcuttan is a person inhabiting a fortress of the mind –…

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