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An Iconoclast, a trailblazer, my mother Padma

An Iconoclast, a trailblazer, my mother Padma

She is an iconoclast, a trailblazer and a lot of ...
Love, Loss and Objects from the Past

Love, Loss and Objects from the Past

Smile - and the world smiles with you. Grieve - and ...
The Mere Tale of an Er....

The Mere Tale of an Er….

'Everyone thinks that they have the best dog and none ...
Fight, My Beloved Country

Fight, My Beloved Country

Call it a woman’s intuition, but for a week I ...
My life with Baba

My life with Baba

I have always been proud to be my Baba’s daughter ...
The Tragedy of the Roy Choudhurys

The Tragedy of the Roy Choudhurys

In 1946, a year before the Partition and Independence of ...
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, ...