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Pakistani Hindus, Tharparkar and Communal Harmony

“In our village, Hindus and Muslims have been living together for decades and there has not been a single day, when I have seen a religious conflict. 224 more words

Meerut's Nauchandi Mela, a confluence of different faiths

Ma Chandi for India is what can be termed as the angry avatar of Ma Durga, and she holds a special place for the people of Meerut. 368 more words

Newsy Takes

An encounter with "the God"

It was a Sunday routine and I was on my way to a grocery store for my weekly supplies. I was juggling through list of things which my wife carefully wrote and asked me to bring without missing anything. 908 more words

Understanding Dhulagarh & Basirhat


A constant rise in communalism within India has been seen since the ruling party came into power in 2014, in keeping with its party trend which can be traced throughout history. 3,662 more words


Beyond Communal Lines

I saw, I felt, I wrote – based on a real life incident.

“Musafir hoon yaroo, na ghar hai na thikana; Mujhe chalte jana hai..baas chalte jana.”

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গৌতম বন্দ্যোপাধ্যায়

গ্রামের পাঠশালায় পণ্ডিতমশাইয়ের কাছে পড়ে চতুর্থ শ্রেণিতে বৃত্তি পেলেন আমার মা। পণ্ডিতমশাই মায়ের ‘রানি’ নামের আগে ‘বিদ্যা’ বসিয়ে নামকরণ করে দিলেন বিদ্যারানি। ব্রাহ্মণ পরিবারের গৃহবধূ, সকাল সন্ধ্যা ঠাকুরঘরে কাটানো আমার মা, উনুনপাড়ে একহাতে খুন্তি, অন্য হাতে শরৎ বা বিভূতি নিয়ে বললেন, দেখো বাবা, আমি কি বুঝি না, পাঁঠা খেলে দোষ নেই, আর গরু খেলে দোষ?

What made you pissed off today?

Answer by Raakhee V. Menon:

It’s something that has been building up over the past week. Today, I just lost my temper and decided to write about it, which seems to be the best way to get it out of my system. 1,097 more words