Bengal

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Hinduism

Hindu in my veins

I grew up in the communist state of West Bengal. The only religion that the state advocated was loyalty to the Party. The ideology itself was bigger than nationality, any other fraternity or even humanity. It was hammered in people’s consciousness that going to a temple was blasphemy, mark

15 Sep 10 2 min read
India

Today's updates from Deganga

Interestingly the background of the situation in Bengal got coverage on Fox News with the serious comment that had not happened in any of the Indian media.  This is what Phyllis Chesler [http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2010/09/09/phyllis-chesler-hindu-human-rights-muslim-islamic-terrorism/] says in the article that is relevant to the

10 Sep 10 3 min read
India

Another one bites the dust

Adulteress to lover while enjoying post-coital smoke: “My entire life is a lie, and you are the only truth”. Noted journalist Udayan Namboodiri once said that Jyoti Basu lived such a life. I would like to say that all politicians in Bengal lead such lives today. Lives full of hypocrisy.

08 Sep 10 2 min read

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