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  • The author as spirit

    The author as spirit

    In three major works — The Earthen Flute, Reflections on Salvation and Rituals — poet Kiriti Sengupta parallels Cubist and postmodernist ideas of truth

    July 17, 2019
  • In the festive spirit

    In the festive spirit

    The season of Autumn and the months of October -November, brings to us another much celebrated festival in North India, the Chhath Puja. It is the festival of the sixth day of the Bengali month Kartik (October-November) when Hindus worship the Sun god or the God of light. There are also many mythological stories revolving …

    October 26, 2017
  • Self-knowledge is liberating

    Self-knowledge is liberating

    Vedas are considered the most revered scriptures of ancient India. There are four Vedas ~ Rig, Yajur, Sama and Atharvana Vedas. Each of these can be divided into two parts: the Veda Poorva and Veda Anta. The Poorva or the first part of Vedas consists of various prayers and rituals for getting material things like …

    February 1, 2017
  • Mysterious visitation

    Mysterious visitation

    On the last leg of a winter morning, when the seasonal break was about to bring about a transition in the climatic conditions in the suburbs of Kolkata, the pouring rain outside ought to have come as a relief for one sustaining a breather for warmer days to come. But not to Bimala Bhaduri, a …

    August 27, 2016
  • ‘Trump could be a puppet for the Kremlin’

    ‘Trump could be a puppet for the Kremlin’

    Russia is at the "core" of Donald Trump’s campaign and the Republican nominee himself could be a "puppet" for the Kremlin, the rival Clinton Campaign alleged on Monday.  "The hand of the Kremlin has been at work in this campaign for some time. It’s clear that they are supporting Donald Trump," the Clinton Campaign Manager, …

    August 22, 2016