Posts Tagged ‘ Bengal ’

Bengal in London: A new beginning

August 9, 2015
RAY
Bengal in London: A new beginning

LONDON (RAY) 5 Aug — A week ago, the mercurial Mamata Banerjee, chief minister of the eastern Indian state of West Bengal, was in London. Her visit was aimed at attracting British investment to her province, including its capital Kolkata, once the headquarters of British India and the second city (after London) of the...
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Political Islam and Bengal: A brief history from 1203 to 2013

August 27, 2013
Md. A Hossain
Political Islam and Bengal: A brief history from 1203 to 2013

The topic which was almost off the table for long is back on and it’s Islam and by some extension its political role. For the moment
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Knowing thyself

February 23, 2012
Zeeshan Khan
Knowing thyself

Muslim culture in India has a uniformity about it that even reaches into regions you might not expect it to. Friends of mine from Hyderabad, and deeper south have an Urdu cultural orientation that is present even as close to home as Bihar.
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Contemporising Tagore and the world

Contemporising Tagore and the world

According to some geo-political theoreticians we are on the west of the south-eastern shattered belt. Another shattered belt was identified in Eastern Europe. These shattered belts have reportedly witnessed maddening overflow of changes. We are on the east of the Aryabarta. The Aryans describe us as the fish-eating people talking in chirping language of...
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