The murder of journalists and the victory of Syriza
Since the start of this year, Europe has suffered two painful reality checks; first, the murder of several Charlie Hebdo journalists, and then the election victory of the Greek anti-austerity party, Syriza.... | Read..
After six decades of Independence, Indians accord divine right to their modern leader
Gods and men
The Western stereotype of India as a land of elephants, snake charmers and devoted worshippers has perhaps seeped into our consciousness as well. Little wonder, then, that instead of holding our pa...... | Read..
Fabled places are made of the real as well as the imagined, writes Uddalak Mukherjee
I had gone on my maiden visit to Darjeeling recently. Upon reaching Kurseong, I half-expected to see porters carrying two white men in wicker chairs up the serpentine road. I was not delusional, ev...... | Read..
Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night. - EDGAR ALLEN POE