It appears that Old Monk beer has been around for a little while, but for me this was a revelation and apparently for many others too.Continue Reading →
If we look at the news and what the news media tells us, we would be under the impression that…
At around 4:15 PM on October 22, 1979 a scuffle broke out in a Shillong locality and it didn't end…
A brief history of the Bengali Calendar and why India and Bangladesh celebrate the Bengali New Year on different days.Continue Reading →
An ad for a lesser-known Bullet - Enfield 200 - The Mini Bullet.
Google, it appears, cannot just stop itself from googling new names for its products.
At a time when an anglicised creole is the new lingua franca and I am identified and counted as a Bengali, I remain a Sylheti, from Shillong.Continue Reading →
Another attempt at reimagining iconic Bollywood scenes as a critique of contemporary issues in a comic book format.
The 'deewaar' of Aadhaar has people on both sides of the wall (and also many sitting on it)
Recreating a fading Makar Sankranti tradition from East Bengal and Assam.Continue Reading →
Interesting trivia on why the city of Shillong has been named so. Part four in the series of Shillong Stories…
Six-year-old Advay Choudhury live blogs the hatching of two pigeon eggs in his home balcony.