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  • Baul Lingoes: An Enigma
    Baul Lingoes: An Enigma

    Baul songs, stuffed with enigmas and codes, sum up the existential...

  • Sahela

    It was Ramadan. It was hot. Even though I was sitting inside an air...

  • Nobel prize winning author VS Naipaul dies

    British author VS Naipaul, a famously outspoken Nobel laureate who wrote on the traumas of post-colonial change, dies at the age of 85.

  • Death, Grief, and Mourning: Some Chaotic Thoughts

    We always talk about life. And then when people die, we talk about their deaths in terms of life—a life they will live for eternity in all

  • The Dead

    The grove of Srish Poramanik was renowned for nuts. It was right by the roadside and full of ancient trees. It was dark like the night even during day time.

  • Poetry

    There is sorrow—death too—separation's pangs scald as well—

  • The Monster

    Lina slumped into the chair as Chameli left her room. She did not know how to tell her mother that she did not like to visit Reba

  • From the Pens of a Daily Commuter

    The scene must have caught attention of those people who tend to come and go through the Farmgate area. How old may that

  • Poetry

    “How do I make you understand,

  • A Dead Tongue

    My tongue is standing by the road

  • Fierce, Friendly Fire

    Usually, newspaper pages are dedicated to venerable people who have passed away or won an award. The occasion for today's issue is neither.

  • From Fantasia with Love

    Before I begin fan-girling over my Fairy Godfather, to quench the curious bibliophiles (like yours truly), the book I had been carrying around that day was Cornelia Funke's The Griffin's Feather!