Monthly Archives: July 2014

The Age of Kali

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By Sunil Kumar Following up on the last post; “The Age of Kali” seems to fit in. The kind of thing most of people would expect to be associated with Kolkata. But no; this is a review of the other …

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Oh Kolkata!

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By Sunil Kumar The Bengali renaissance is one of the most poignant aspects of Incredible India‘s multi-fangled story. So; my first trip to Bharat’s East was a semi-exciting event in my mental calendar. After all; the land of Aurobindo, Tagore, …

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Hard Choices V/s Blood Feud

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By Sunil Kumar Politics is a murky game; especially in democracies where it is akin to a new-age “durbar”. So here’s some info from the glitziest one in the world; the United States. It’s Hillary Clinton’s sanitized version of reality …

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The Media”Cracy” Of Thought

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By Sunil Kumar Pun intended. The last few years have seen an explosion of information; a surfeit of excess unlike anything ever in human history. Has more awareness led to something new; a constructive change? Yes; and maybe no at …

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