Anglo Indian
Culture  /  Published 26.07.20

Anglo-Indian: Remains of the way

In February this year, I wrote a piece about a place I once called home. Weeks later, I received an email which thereafter turned into a stream of exchanges right through the lockdown. It felt as if t...
By Upala Sen in Calcutta

Arts  /  Published 12.07.20

A walk down memory with Aparna Sen

Ms Violet Stoneham rides home from school in a hand-drawn rickshaw, after teaching Twelfth Night to a class of disinterested students. Home is in a narrow lane of decrepit houses that have seen better...
By Alpana Chowdhury

People  /  Published 24.06.20

Neil O'Brien: A son's heartfelt tribute

It was on this day four years ago that my father, Neil O’Brien, left for the Big Library in the Sky. As a man always surrounded by books – as an author, a publisher, an educationist, an un...
By Derek O’Brien in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 11.01.20

Cherished voices, collective romance

Say ‘Anglo Indian’ and those who are not Anglo Indian themselves will conjure up a certain image — brown to blonde to golden hair, light to pale grey to true blue eyes, freckles and furrows tha...
By Gopalkrishna Gandhi

West Bengal  /  Published 05.01.20

Anglo-Indian meet today

Anglo-Indian leaders, principals and professionals from 30-odd cities will gather in Calcutta on Monday to discuss the way forward for the community following the revocation of the provision for nomin...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 04.01.20

Quota removal ‘humiliating’

The reservation for the Anglo-Indian community in legislatures as “granted by the Constituent Assembly” is being “rather maliciously, even fraudulently” abolished, the St Xavier’s University...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 10.01.20

Anglo-Indian team to protect rights

The Anglo-Indian community has decided to set up a team of representatives of educational institutions and professionals with legal acumen to “safeguard the autonomy and minority rights” of their ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 10.01.20

Another strike

Ravi Shankar Prasad’s claim of only 296 Anglo-Indians must be contrasted with Chakravarti Rajagopalachari’s perceptive comment that most educated Indians are “Anglo-Indians”. Like Han Suyin, h...
By Sunanda K. Datta-Ray

West Bengal  /  Published 05.01.20

Principal voices minority fear

By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 04.01.20

Call to schools to step up for statute

The time has come “once again” for Christian schools to make “Indian society more humane and uphold constitutional values”, a bishop said at a service preceding a four-day conclave of the head...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta


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