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Ever Enduring Nostalgia of Road Cricket in Darjeeling

Life was not as easy as these days. Cricket bat used to be a rare kit and usually only one guy in a group would have a bat, luxury items of our time. And about ball, playing with a tennis ball would be a once in a blue moon affair, that too if we were to visit somewhere else for a cricket match (bet). Else, handmade balls (kaagaz/plastic ko) would compensate to the lack of funds and ensure that we never went out of play.


Feminist Icon to Mamata’s New Found ‘Political Love’

The six leaves and the Lotus are out to chomp either out in the forthcoming general elections. Chief gardener Didi B is busy with her potting, weeding and planting. MPs being dropped, novices and women brought in. Didi B has selected a special GJMM-TMC backed hybrid she calls ‘Bhoomiputra’–Shri Amar Singh Rai to stand as TMC candidate from Darjeeling.



That Gorkhali Weirdness – अनौठो जाति गोर्खाली

That Gorkhali Weirdness – अनौठो जाति गोर्खाली आफ्नो आमा सरह भूमि बेची खानेहरु आज भूमिपुत्र-भूमिपुत्र भनी चिच्चाई रहेछन्बङ्गालको दासत्व स्वीकार्नेहरुले आज सबलाई भुमिको याद दिलाई…


The Week That Was

Coimbatore Some of you might have heard of Isha Yoga headed by the popular spiritual mystic, Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudeva. Isha first consecrated a grand bust…




Media Feeds on Media

It has been a dramatic week starting with India’s retaliation to the 14 February Pulwana attack. In the wee hours of Tuesday morning, 12 Indian…