Hay Festival Dhaka: Reflections from Calcutta

Monday, December 1, 2014

Writing the Self, Reading the Soul – and Listening to the Heart [DHAKA – CALCUTTA] by SB Veda ‘Home is in the company I keep,’ remarked Maria Chowdhuri,…

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From the Butcher Shop to Cambridge University: Dan Burt’s Exceptional Journey

Saturday, November 15, 2014

‘Prostitution, gambling, fencing, contract murder, loan sharking, political corruption and crime of every sort were the daily trade in Philadelphia’s Tenderloin, the oldest part of town. The Kevitch…

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Durga Puja Inc. and ‘The Company Puja’

Friday, October 3, 2014

“The socially significant Barowari Pujas, which were established so the public dare not depend on the benevolence of the wealthy have devolved into mere corporate events, the community,…

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Charulata – A Classic Revived

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Fifty Years On, Ray’s Masterpiece Remains Affecting, Poetic By S.B. Veda In cinema, the word ‘masterpiece’ is perhaps overused; still, it seems somewhat lacking when applied to Satyajit…

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