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  • Rebel with a cause

    Rebel with a cause

    Rani Rashmoni (1793- 1861) is known more for her piety and the construction of a magnificent Kali temple at Dakshineswar where Sri Ramakrishna had attained sainthood, and not so much for her determined efforts to help the poor and the helpless, and her munificence in the cause of education and public health and construction of …

    November 14, 2018
  • Misogyny and Gender~I

    Misogyny and Gender~I

    In his play Chandragupta, the celebrated playwright Dwijendralal Roy made the Greek emperor Alexander the Great remark to his trusted general Seleucus about the phantasmagorical complexities of the Indian subcontinent ~ “Truly Seleucus what a strange country this is!” Strange however is an understatement. Our country is celebrated for its cultural pluralism, it is known …

    November 4, 2018