If we look at the news and what the news media tells us, we would be under the impression that Twitter is a big deal in India. How big a…Continue Reading →
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.
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…
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.
Interesting trivia on why the city of Shillong has been named so. Part four in the series of Shillong Stories on Cutting the Chai.Continue Reading →
Six-year-old Advay Choudhury live blogs the hatching of two pigeon eggs in his home balcony.
Shillongites were basking in the sights of the snow-capped Himalayan peaks 250 kilometres away.