Category: Indian events

Friendship 

The year was 1981. A ten year old kid arrived at a new place, new home along with his family. The feelings were quite mixed - happy to see a new and bright, bigger home; slightly depressed for being uprooted from old friends. Feeling of sadness got increased in a couple of days when Sunday ...

দুর্গা পূজা

দুর্গা পূজা এক রাশ ওণুভুতি নতুন কাপড়ের স্পর্শ কাশ ফুলের দুলুনি ভোগের গন্ধ প্রতিমা দর্শনের হুড়াহুড়ি পান্ডেল আলোকসজ্জার চমতকার দুর্গা পূজা চিন্তার উপর জয় মানুষের মিলন গান বাজনার সময় সকলের হাসি মুখ ভুলেছে সবাই তার দুঃখ দুর্গা পূজা পাশের বস্তির ছেলেটা সে তো পেলো না জামার গন্ধ ঢাকের বাজনা মেটাল না খিদে কুকুরের সঙ্গে বেঁচে ...

Et Tu, Fellow Indians ??

I have been born in early 70's, 20+ years after India was independent. So my knowledge of Indian history and our great freedom fighters had started with what I was taught through our history books in school. The names of Mahatma  Gandhi, Nehru, Netaji all came to an innocent child's mind as it is expected ...

The same old story once again ?

The campaign and the hopes for millions are done for another four years. The journey has been completed with an exit from the World Cup after reaching the semi finals. The best balanced team has beaten us convincingly in the final knock out match of India. The response from millions of Indian fans has been ...

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10 defining moments of 2014

Another year has just passed by and as we welcome the new year of 2015, I took the first new year resolution that I will pen down 10 defining moments of 2014, which I feel had impacted the world. I am sure 2015 will be an exciting and good year for me - because, here ...

Enlightenment after a big slap

The on going India vs Australia test series happening down under is quite gripping in all aspects. We are witness to great cricket from both sides with Smith and Virat Kohli starring from the respective sides. And then there is that ugly aspect of cricket championed by the Aussies which is in ample display on ...

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Indian Super League (ISL) – the saviour or the conqueror ?

The Indian Super League (ISL) has just kicked off in India with a great optimism that it will transform Indian soccer and the "sleeping giants" will wake up and be a formidable soccer power in next 10-15 years. Yes, it has attracted lots of attention in the recent past - good money flowing in, a ...

Puja special – growing up as a typical Bong !!

Pleasures of growing up as a Bengali, who are also known as Bong's

Indian elections 2014

The 2014 elections of India are over, the verdict is out, the process of getting the mandate from 500+ million people across 930,000+ polling booths have been completed, the happiness of the victors and the despair of the losers are out in the open. Yet, as a common man, I find this particular election fascinating ...

You inspired a generation ….

There are many more qualified and experienced people than me who have been pouring in tributes to the God of cricket, Sachin Tendulkar ... and right fully so. And yet here I am, another one of those million die hard fan of that man, trying to write something on that same man. But this will ...