30. 09. 2015
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Then Will Come Envy

Viren Dangwal [Translations: Ashok Pande]   Defining the poet of our times, Nazim Hikmet once remarked: “The real poet is not engaged in his love, his happiness or pain. In such poet’s poems...

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24. 09. 2015
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Infernal Encounters: Streets and Interpretation in Mrinal Sen’s Calcutta Trilogy

Somak Mukherjee   In the middle of 1971, when the city of Calcutta according to official figures were witnessing about 200 political killings a month, Mrinal Sen released Interview in some of the...

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20. 09. 2015
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Quite A Few Struggles Remain Local

  Vyomesh Shukla  (for Pranay Krishna) --------------------------------------- A statement about a place means reaching that place. Only they understand the statement of that place whose place it is. The statement about one’s place...

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13. 09. 2015
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The Letter Box

  [A letter to the editor published in the Bangla Magazine, Arek Rokom—আরেক রকম, Volume 16. 2013. Our gratitude to poet Mridul Dasgupta for bringing this to our notice.] ----------------------------------- Your first year’s...

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07. 09. 2015
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About A Song: The Use And Abuse Of ‘Shopno Dekhbo Bole’

     Moushumi Bhowmik On 27 August I was at a workshop on copyright and the traditional arts at the West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences (NUJS) on our E.M.Bypass. They wanted...

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06. 09. 2015
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The Crossover Is In The Mind

  Prasanta Chakravarty   The Filter People are mostly helpless, mostly tangled and messy. Irresponsible with our lives. With others’ lives too. We repeatedly falter. This, our human condition. This word—irresponsibility, and its...

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06. 09. 2015
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A Horseradish Is No Sweeter Than A Radish

Anna Politkovskaya Selections from A Russian Diary. Time covered here: 2003-2004 [Anna could have left Russia. Family and friends had urged her to leave. Russian soldiers, police, oligarchs, criminal gangs, and the highest-ranking...

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