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Crossing the World's Most Dramatic Border

Crossing the World’s Most Dramatic Border

It's the world's most dramatic border. A nation cruelly divided ...
Of festive feastings, not fastings

Of festive feastings, not fastings

My earliest memory of Dashami (the last day of the ...
Bijoya: Sadness and Longing

Bijoya: Sadness and Longing

“I will return here once more, by the bank of ...
Haunting Memories

Haunting Memories

When I joined Bird & Co. in 1960, there were ...
A Sweet Little Dolly

A Sweet Little Dolly

She was born in Calcutta Medical College on November 15 ...
Looking for my Ancient Religion in Uzbekistan

Looking for my Ancient Religion in Uzbekistan

Still, I was in search of something more, something concrete, ...
The Deoliwallahs: The untold account of the Chinese-Indians

The Deoliwallahs: The untold account of the Chinese-Indians

Just after the Sino-Indian War of 1962, about 3,000 Chinese-Indians ...
The Couple Who Built Sreenibas

The Couple Who Built Sreenibas

Sreenibas, the house on Morabadi Hills in Ranchi,  was built ...
The Assamese Connection:  Bishnupriya, Gunabhiram and Swarnalata

The Assamese Connection: Bishnupriya, Gunabhiram and Swarnalata

 I was around 9 or 10 when I first learnt ...
Daddy: A Man of Many Moods

Daddy: A Man of Many Moods

I wasn’t the midnight’s child, arriving three weeks later in ...
The Turn of the Wheel: Suprobhat's Story

The Turn of the Wheel: Suprobhat’s Story

Following is Suprobhat Bhattacharya's story about what she had to ...
The Adventures of a Portrait

The Adventures of a Portrait

My parents were married in December 1934.  As a wedding ...