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Angshukanta Chakraborty

Angshukanta Chakraborty

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Tongue-tied in Toonistan

21 Sep 2014 9:11 PM GMT
History has been rewritten. It’s now hsstroy. Thus opens Altaf Tyrewala’s titular short story, which he qualifies as a ‘fictional dispatch from a...

Haiku Harlem on Twittersphere

5 Sep 2014 9:53 PM GMT
Twitter is flooded with intertextual one and multi-liners meandering through its massive heart. Some call it ‘micropoetry’. Others prefer Twitter...

The story of U

30 Aug 2014 11:16 PM GMT
The maestro of Kannada literature, whose Samskara has been read and reread by millions of university students, and the Jnanpith and Padma Bhushan...

Towards a Persian rearrangement

10 Aug 2014 9:13 PM GMT
Six rounds of Vienna talks and the recent bilateral meet with the United States in Geneva later, where is the Iran nuclear deal heading? That is the...

Artist of the floating world

22 Jun 2014 10:40 PM GMT
In a country that has a published volume of poetry by its current prime minister, poets like Sridala Swami are both recluses and soft moons lighting...

Graveyard of foreign policy

22 Jun 2014 10:15 PM GMT
As this article goes to print, Iraqi troops are engaged in fighting a bitter battle to death guarding the Baiji oil refinery and Tal afar airport in...

Inglorious Return of a War Hero

15 Jun 2014 10:43 PM GMT
As Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, the US soldier held captive by the Taliban for five years in Afghanistan, returned to his home turf on Friday, he received...

The Year That Wasn’t

6 Jun 2014 7:44 PM GMT
Some say the world changed in 1989. Probably it did, at least the world order that was bequeathed and birthed from the chaos of the two great wars....

Cry me a river

18 May 2014 8:56 PM GMT
Can pain be mapped? Can obfuscations of an old decaying world embedded in the dank soil of a depleting forest, emanating from the rustling of...

Hindutva enters Boardroom

16 May 2014 7:13 PM GMT
If there’s a takeaway from Verdict 2014, which handed over a thumping mandate to Bharatiya Janata Party’s Narendrabhai Damodardas Modi, it is the...

THE GHOST OF GABO

20 April 2014 6:12 PM GMT
A copy of One Hundred Years of Solitude – old, tattered if you’re old, tattered; spanking new, smelling of the cauldron of civilisation, if you’re...

Master of magic realism, Marquez, breathes last in Mexico

19 April 2014 12:31 AM GMT
Gabriel Garcia ‘Gabo’ Marquez, Nobel laureate and often hailed as the ‘most important writer in Spanish since Miguel Cervantes’, is no more. He died...
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