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Changing Census and sensibility in a new India

India-born, United States-based Sandip Roy finds being invisible in India's Census discomfiting. The census taker came to our house in Kolkata the other day. His name was Mukul Ghosh. A middle-aged......

Jyoti to Jane. Srey to Sarah?

Sandip Roy is fighting Sandy-ification My name is not complicated by Indian standards. It's  not Abanindranath or Jyotirindranath. In India, the confusion was the Bengalis called me Shondeep. The......

Amid wanna-'bees': It's a family affair

Sandip Roy visits a flock of wanna-'bees' at an all-Indian spelling bee in Milpitas, California and is transported back to India. Illustration by Uttam Ghosh. When I told my friend I was going to......

Licensed to live

The 'love that dare not speak its name' has found a voice, andlegitimacy. Sandip Roy on the sexual revolution, circa 2008.When I left India for America, my aunts fretted about who I might end up......

A blind, brilliant author's reluctant vision of India

On a recent visit to India, writer Ved Mehta gave Rediff.com's Vaihayasi Pande Daniel a rare glimpse into his current state of mind and what he thinks of the changes he encounters in his......

The birth of a Sufi singer

Sandip Roy tells the story of Shye Ben-Tzur, an Israeli musician who found his calling in Sufi music."I am not a Hebrew qawaal," says Shye Ben-Tzur. "I've never been one and never will be." But......

The BEST of my father, Satyajit Ray

On Satyajit Ray's 93rd birth anniversary, his son Sandip Ray discusses his favourite movies. “I don’t need any occasion to think of baba. His memories are my constant companion,”......

Exclusive: Julia Roberts visits California mandir

Last week we discovered Julia Roberts was a practicing Hindu. Now comes word of Julia visiting a Hindu temple in Calabasas, California.Narasimha Bhattar, the temple's chief priest, tells Sandip Roy......

'Please don't make a film on Mumbai attacks'

Please don't make a film on the Mumbai attacks," filmmaker Sandip Ray appealed to his colleagues in the film industry. "As responsible citizens, we, filmmakers, should stop glorifying such macabre......

When Pappa knows best

Once upon a time in ourmovies, parents thundered 'Over my (and your) dead body', when their children fell in love. Now, they have names like Peachy and Pumpkin, and they call their daughter's......

Ranti Martins adjudged I-League's best player

Nigerian striker Ranti Martins was adjudged the 'Best Player' of the last edition of the I-League, in which he scored 27 goals for Prayag United and topped the scorers' list. It was double delight......

I-League: Dempo win against Churchill Brothers

Ryuji Sueoka scored a brace of goals as Dempo Sports Club laboured to a 2-1 win over Churchill Brothers Sports Club in the opening match of the I-League at the Nehru Stadium, Fatorda, on......

Armando selects a squad of 30 for friendlies

A 30-member Indian squad has been selected for the twin international friendlies against Maldives and Qatar on Julu 10 and 17 respectively ahead of their World Cup qualifier against United Arab......

Bhutia not among WC qualifier probables

Ace striker Bhaichung Bhutia was omitted from the 42 probables named by the AIFF for a training camp, starting in Delhi from June 25, for India's World Cup football qualifier against the UAE in......

Santosh trophy: TN down Mizoram, Bengal draw Delhi

Tamil Nadu struck twice in the second-half to defeat Mizoram 2-0, while hosts Bengal had to settle for a tame 1-1 draw against Delhi in the quarter-final group league of the 64th National Football......
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The King of controversy No half measures in Chetan Bhagats Twitter spat with journo

Bestselling author Chetan Bhagat took to Twitter on Monday to express his displeasure at an article published in an online daily criticising a... ...

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Shades of folklores

| Karan Bhardwaj Akar Prakar's forthcoming exhibition will show Jamini Roy's rare works. Curator Reena Lath tells Karan Bhardwaj how the... ...

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NIA probes TMC link to blast house

BURDWAN/DOMKAL (MURSHIDABAD): Three NIA officials, led by DSP Vijayendra Singh, have begun the probe to find out whether there was a Trinamool... ...

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GREAT MUSIC AND AN ART FORM WORTHY OF SURVIVAL

sudipta chanda reports on a few city events BE it RD Burman's first statue in Kolkata, India Post's special cover on Kishore Kumar, The film... ...

http://www.thestatesman.net/news/81882-great-music-and-an-art-form-worthy-of-survival.html
New emigration processing software to blame

Controversy has erupted over a new Rs. 100-crore emigration processing software installed by the Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs (MOIA) that... ...

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